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President Buhari appoints media aide Lauretta Onochie and three others as INEC Commissioners

President Buhari has sent a letter to the Nigerian Senate asking for the lawmakers to confirm the appointment of one of his media aides, Lauretta Onochie, as a National Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission representing Delta State. Others are Prof. Mohammed Sani Katsina), Prof. Kunle Ajayi (Ekiti), and Seidu Ahmed (Jigawa). Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, […]

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I can’t enter a mosque to pray for Buhari — Sule Lamido

The Former governor of Jigawa State, Dr Sule Lamido has said that he cannot pray for Buhari or advice him on how to better the lives of Nigerians. Speaking to BBC Hausa on the sidelines of Nigeria’s 60th Independence anniversary, Lamido stated that he cannot pray or advise someone who chased his party out of power. He […]

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President Buhari wishes US President Donald Trump and wife quick recovery after they tested positive for COVID-19

President Buhari has prayed for a quick recovery for United States President Donald Trump and his wife, Melanie after they tested positive for COVID-19, in a goodwill message released by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. The goodwill message titled, ‘President Buhari wishes US President, Trump, family quick recovery’, reads “President […]

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Unless Buhari retraces his steps, there will be no Nigeria left by 2023 – Femi Fani Kayode

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode, says unless President Buhari “retraces his steps in presiding over the affairs of the nation, there will be no Nigeria left by 2023.” Femi Fani Kayode stated this in a post shared on his Facebook page this evening. His post comes days after former President Olusegun Obasanjo opined that […]

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Buhari approves appointment of four permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of four Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation in a statement signed by the Director of Information, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Olawunmi Ogunmosunle made this known today in […]

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‘We are tired of excuses, sack Service Chiefs’ now- Northern Elders to Buhari

Worried by the increasing level of attacks in various parts in the North, members of the Coalition of North-Central Elders (CNCE) have asked President Buhari to sack the service chiefs now. In a statement released by its chairman, Usman Bida, today September, 8, the elders said themselves and several other Nigerians, voted President Buhari into office in 2015 […]

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Nigerian elites should judge us fairly – President Buhari

President Buhari has asked Nigerian elites to judge his administration fairly in governance. Speaking on Tuesday September 8 at the closing of the first-year ministerial performance review retreat held in Abuja, President Buhari recounted some of the challenges his administration faced upon getting elected in 2015. The Nigerian leader stated that his administration has done more […]

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Fuel price increase is beyond Buhari’s control – Minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva has disclosed that fuel price increase is beyond the control of President Buhari who is also the minister of petroleum resources. The Minister who spoke to newsmen in Abuja on Thursday September 3, said it is unfortunate that citizens are blaming the federal government which is not in charge of […]

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President Buhari approves November 1st as National Youth Day in Nigeria

President Buhari has approved the declaration of November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day in Nigeria. The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, September 2. According to the minister, the President made this known during the Federal Executive Council meeting which held this morning. His tweet […]

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”Shameless vultures” Dele Momodu blasts members of the Buhari Media Organization for describing him as Diezani’s lackey

Journalist, Dele Momodu, has slammed members of the Buhari Media Organization over the recent attacks launched on his person. Momodu in a statement released on Thursday August 13, slammed the organization for describing him as a lackey of embattled former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke. Momodu in his statement said since his interview with Madueke […]

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Aisha Buhari reportedly flown to Dubai for medical treatment

Aisha Buhari, wife of President Buhari, has reportedly been flown to Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE), for medical treatment. According to a report by DailyTrust, the first lady suffered persistent neck pains after returning from a condolence visit to Florence Ajimobi, the widow of a former governor of Oyo, Abiola Ajimobi. The first lady was […]

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Insecurity: Nigerians know we have done our best – President Buhari

President Buhari says Nigerians know that his administration has done its best in fighting insecurity. A statement from the Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the President said this when he spoke to state house correspondents after observing the Eid El-Kabir prayers with his family members and close aides at the presidential […]

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Buhari names railway complex after Jonathan

President Muhammadu Buhari has named the railway complex in Agbor, Delta state after former President Goodluck Jonathan. Presidential aide Tolu Ogunlesi and the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi made the announcement on Saturday July 18. The railway complex in Agbor is the centre of operation which connects the Itakpe-Warri rail line to the Lagos-Calabar coastal […]

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President Buhari sends names of 42 Ambassadorial nominees to the Senate for confirmation

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the Nigerian Senate requesting the screening and confirmation of 41 non-career and one career ambassadorial nominees for appointment. One of the nominees Suleiman Sani from the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, was nominated as a career ambassador while the remaining 41 were nominated as non-career ambassadors. The President’s […]

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Giadom gets President Buhari’s backing as APC Acting National Chairman

Factional Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Victor Giadom has gotten President Buhari’s backing to preside over the party’s virtual National Executive Council (NEC) meeting. President Buhari who spoke through his spokesperson Garba Shehu on Wednesday, June 24, said he will attend the NEC meeting because “the law is on the side of Victor […]

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You have failed us- Northern elders tell President Buhari while lamenting the high rate of insecurity in the North

The Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has issued a statement criticizing Buhari for failing to tackle insecurity in Northern Nigeria. In a statement released on Sunday, Ango Abdullahi, convener of the forum, said the issue of insecurity in the north is getting worse by the day. He added that the constant attacks by bandits and Boko […]

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President Buhari’s full speech on 2020 Democracy Day celebration

President Muhammadu Buhari on June 12 addressed Nigerians to commemorate the 2020 Democracy celebration. The Nigerian leader listed some of his achievements and the effort of his administration to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the nationwide address. Here is the full speech below; Fellow Nigerians, The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years […]

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President Buhari to address the nation tomorrow June 12

To commemorate Nigeria’s Democracy Day, President Buhari will broadcast to the nation on Friday, June 12, 2020, at 7am. A statement from Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, asked Television and radio stations, as well as other electronic media outlets, to hook up to the network services of the Nigerian […]

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Buhari nominates Dongban-Mensem as Appeal Court President

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem to the Senate for confirmation as the President of the Court of Appeal. A statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media, Mallam Garba Shehu, said “President Muhammadu Buhari, in-line with his constitutional responsibility has sent the nomination of Her Lordship, […]

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Lockdown won’t go longer than necessary – President Buhari assures Nigerians

President Buhari has assured Nigerians that the current lockdown put in place to contain the spread of the novel Coronavirus, will not go longer than necessary as it would be ”reviewed from time to time to ease the increasing hardships on the people”. The President gave the assurance in his Eid-el-Fitri message to Muslims. A […]