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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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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 […]

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President Buhari receives post lockdown report from COVID-19 task force team (photos)

President Buhari today Sunday, May 17, received a situation report from members of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19. The President in March, imposed a lockdown in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun state due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The lockdown was eased on May 4 and replaced with a ban on interstate travels and a curfew […]

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Tanzanian President Magufuli orders probe on COVID-19 kits after animals and fruits test positive for Coronavirus

Tanzanian president, John Magufuli on Sunday ordered a probe on the country’s coronavirus testing kits after samples taken from a goat and pawpaw tested positive. Speaking at an event in Chato in the northwest of Tanzania, Magufuli said the COVID-19 testing kits which had been imported from abroad had “technical errors”. The president said he […]

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President Buhari directs SGF, Head of Service to scrap, merge some agencies

President Buhari has directed the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha and the Head of Service, Folashade Mejabi Yemi-Esan, to begin the restructuring and rationalization of federal government parastatals, commissions and agencies. This directive comes after he approved the adoption of the Steve Oransaye Committee report. The Oransaye committee was constituted during […]

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2020 Budget: Senate approves President Buhari’s request to raise fresh N850bn loan

President Buhari in a letter seeked the approval of the Senate to secure a fresh loan of N850 billion to fund some projects in the 2020 budget. The request was read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja today April 28. According to […]

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Formr Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Abba Kyari, laid to rest (photos/Videos)

The remains of Abba Kyari, former Chief of Staff to President Buhari, has been laid to rest. He was interred at Gudu cemetery, Abuja on Saturday morning, April 18 according to Islamic rites. President Buhari was not in attendance. See more photos from the funeral below  

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President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, passes on

The Chief of Staff to the president, Abba Kyari has died. He died on Friday April 17, more than two weeks after he tested positive to Coronavirus. Announcing Kyari’s death on Twitter, Presidency spokesman Garba Shehu, wrote; ”The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari. […]

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Breaking: President Buhari extends lockdown in Lagos, Ogun, FCT by 14 days

President Buhari has extended the lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja by 2 weeks. He announced this during his speech this evening. He said; The increase in the number of States with positive cases is alarming. The National Centre for Disease Control has informed me that, a large proportion of new infections are now occurring […]

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Nigerian soldiers spotted hailing soldiers from Chad as their President lead them to war against Boko Haram, see stash of arms recovered (videos/photos)

The Chadian army recorded a huge success in their fight against Boko Haram after the President of the country, Iddris Deby led soldiers in a war against the insurgents. President Deby led the offensive against Boko Haram, in retaliation over an ambush in which over 90 Chadian soldiers were killed by the terrorists. He described […]

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Full text of President Buhari’s speech on Coronavirus

Read below the full text of President Buhari’s speech on the fight against Coronavirus today March 29th. ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, 2. From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic […]

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Breaking: President Buhari shut down Lagos, Abuja, Ogun as Nigeria battles COVID-19

President Buhari has restricted movement in Lagos, Abuja and Ogun State as part of measures to curtail the spread of Coronavirus in Nigeria. He said this during a nationwide broadcast on Sunday. The curfew will begin from Monday March 30th by 11pm. ”Based on the advice of the Federal Ministry of Health and the NCDC, […]

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Osinbajo goes into self-isolation after President Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari tested positive for coronavirus

Following the positive result to the Covid -19 virus by Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has reportedly gone into self-isolation. The Vice President and Kyari were one seat apart inside the council chambers where the Federal Executive Council meetings are held. Osinbajo’s media aide, Laolu Akande confirmed that his principal […]

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President Buhari tests Negative to Coronavirus as his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, tests positive

President Buhari has reportedly tested negative for Coronavirus as his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has allegedly tested Positive to the vrius. According to Thisday, presidential sources say the test for the president was necessitated after his Chief of Staff, Mr. Abba Kyari tested positive on Monday. Kyari had travelled to Germany on Saturday, March […]