Tell Nigerians who ordered Lekki shootings, Prof Osundare urges Buhari

Poet-laureate, Prof Niyi Osundare, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to tell Nigerians the person, who ordered soldiers to kill some unarmed protesters in the Lekki Toll Gate area of Lagos State on Tuesday. Some youth across many states in the country have been protesting against police brutality and the excesses of men of the Special […]

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#EndSARS: FG may deploy soldiers to restore order

The Federal Government may deploy soldiers to check further breakdown of law and order by suspected hoodlums who have infiltrated ongoing #ENDSARS protests, The Nation has learnt. It was reliably gathered all the General Officers Commanding the various Divisions have been briefed and waiting for orders to deploy combatant officers and soldiers to quell the […]

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BREAKING: Buhari in crucial meeting with Lawan, Gbajabiamila over #EndSARS protests

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), is currently meeting with the leaders of the National Assembly over the ongoing protests against the scrapped Special Anti-Robbery Unit of the Nigeria Police Force. Those attending the meeting holding inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja with the President are the President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan; and the […]

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SARS: Trump isn’t your business, face your country – Wizkid lambasts Buhari

Nigerian singer, Ayo Balogun, popularly known as ‘Wizkid’ has called out President Muhammadu Buhari for responding a quickly to Donald Trump’s health issues and for remaining unconcerned about security issues in Nigeria. Recall that that a team of Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police allegedly killed a young man on Saturday. The incident […]

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TUC: Comparing Nigeria With Saudi Arabia Ridiculous

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria has condemned the comparison between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia made by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), in his Independence Day address. The President, TUC, Quadri Olaleye, in a statement on Thursday, said the comparison was unnecessary as Nigeria was not at par in all ramifications with Saudi […]

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FEC Approves ₦13.08 Trillion 2021 Budget

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved N13.09 trillion budget estimate for 2021 fiscal year. Briefing State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, said the budget estimate is made up of N2.083 trillion capital expenditure, which she described as […]

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Buhari appoints Daniel Amokachi as SA sports

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has appointed former Super Eagles striker,Daniel Amokachi, as a Special Assistant on Sports. This was announced in a press statement by the Media Office of the Minister of Youth and Sports Development on Thursday. The statement was titled, ‘PMB appoints Amokachi Special Assistant, Sports’, and signed by John […]

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President Buhari Reappoints Ugbo As NDPHC MD

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has approved the renewal of the appointment of Mr Joseph Chiedu Ugbo as Managing Director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company. Read Also: Europa League Final, One Championship Martial Art Live on StarTimes this Friday Also, he approved renewal of appointments of Messrs Babayo Shehu & Ifeoluwa […]

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APC crisis: Buhari who asked me to be chairman, presided over my sack – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole, immediate past National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari personally invited him to head the party two years ago. Oshiomhole said Buhari asked him to head APC in a bid to reform the party and turn its fortune around. He disclosed that the president had told […]

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Just in: FG sacks NBET’s MD, Dr. Amobi

Finally, the Federal Government has sacked the Managing Director and Chief Executive of Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading Company, PLC, NBET, Dr. Marilyn Amobi. This is just as the government subsequently equally announced her replacement with the appointment of Dr. Nnaemeka Eweluka as the substantive MD/CEO for the Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Company, NBET. In a statement by […]

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Borno attack: Buhari charges military to rescue villagers

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd,), on Wednesday, described as shocking the killings recorded in Gubio village, Borno State. The state government had confirmed that 81 people were killed in the attack that was carried out on the village on Tuesday afternoon. Seven persons were also said to have been abducted by the insurgents […]

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Danbatta reappointed as NCC boss

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Friday, reappointed Umar Danbatta as the Executive Vice Chairman, Nigerian Communications Commission. In a press statement released by the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, the minister, Isa Pantami, said the reappointment was in line with the NCC Act 2003. Read also: Despite Messi’s injury, Barcelona still […]

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FG revises 2020 budget: cuts health, UBE votes

The Federal Government, in the 2020 revised budget proposal, according to documents obtained by our correspondent on Tuesday, cut N9.3bn from the budget for the renovation of the National Assembly complex. The renovation of the complex at the initial cost of N37bn, which is to be executed by the Federal Capital Territory Administration, attracted criticisms […]

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Buhari decides on worship centres’ reopening today – PTF

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Sunday met with the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), and discussed the next phase of reopening of sectors in the country. The PTF Chairman, Boss Mustapha, said one of the recommendations submitted to Buhari was that Nigeria would enter the second phase of the battle against the […]

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Breaking: President Muhammadu Buhari loses nephew, Ibrahim Dauda, says he is devastated

President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, Alhaji Ibrahim Dauda died in Daura, Katsina State, following a prolonged illness on Saturday, May 3. Disclosing this in a statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari said the death has robbed the family and the Daura community one of its finest gentlemen. […]

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