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  Actor John Okafor :- As Nigerian Judiciary failed to jail Buhari let Buhari jail them. 

Nollywood actor, John Okafor has said that he gives President Muhammadu Buhari 100 per cent of his support on his actions against the Nigerian judiciary in respect to the allegations of judicial misconduct and corruption leveled against some judges. Recall that the Department of State Services, DSS, has in the past weeks conducted a ‘sting operation’ on Nigerian top judges ...

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Buhari is no hater of women – Adeosun, Finance Minister

Finance minister Kemi Adeosun has dismissed insinuations of President Muhammadu Buhari being a hater of women even as she Friday said that the administration has pumped in the last four months pumped an unprecedented N720 billion to boost infrastructure. Mrs. Adeosun who disowned dates attributed to her on when the nation would come out of recession said economic growth would ...

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Buhari‘Stop saying rubbish about us,’ Niger Delta Avengers tell President

​  The group also said that Buhari’s hands are soiled with the blood of Ogoni activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa. The Niger Delta Avengers (NDA) have told President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop criticizing them. The group also said that Buhari’s hands are soiled with the blood of Ogoni activist, Ken Saro-Wiwa. NDA made the comments via a letter written to Buhari on ...

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Your hands are soiled with Saro-Wiwa’s blood – Avengers tell Buhari

Niger Delta Avengers, a militant group, wants President Muhammadu Buhari, to stop his “disparaging remarks” about them.In a letter released on Thursday after almost a month of lying low, the group said the president’s hands are “soiled deep in the blood of Ken Saro-Wiwa”, late writer and human rights activist.\The militant group said it found it curious that the president ...

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Nigeria to float development bank – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday disclosed that a new bank, Development Bank of Nigeria, would soon begin operations to strengthen the government’s economic diversification programme.According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke while addressing the German-Nigeria Business Forum in Berlin.Buhari was quoted as saying that the bank, when fully operational, ...

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How we plan to free more Chibok girls – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism on the release of more of the kidnapped Chibok girls, after 21 of them were freed by Boko Haram Thursday, following more than two years of captivity.Speaking at a joint press conference with the German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Friday in Berlin, President Buhari said negotiations will continue until all the girls secure their ...

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‘Buhari may sell National Anthem, flags, Coat of Arms’ – Shehu Sani lambastes FG

Senator representing Kaduna central senatorial district, Shehu Sani has once again criticized President Muhammadu Buhari’s led federal government over moves to sell national assets in order to revive the ailing economy.Mr. Sani on his social media account said: “If we have to sell our national assets to fund the 2016 budget; then we have to sell our coat of arms, ...

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Buhari inherited N1.5tn debt on road contracts – Fashola

President Muhammadu Buhari inherited road contractual liabilities worth N1.5tn, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has said.Fashola said this in a statement made available to our correspondent in Abuja on Sunday by his Special Adviser, Communications, Mr. Hakeem Bello.The minister said the ministry inherited 206 roads that were not budgeted for or poorly funded, but added ...

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It is time to resign’ – PDP to Buhari

The leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to resign and allow competent hands to steer the country away from the present economic recession.In a statement last night by the spokesman of the PDP, Prince Dayo Adeyeye, the party said the crass ineptitude and lukewarm-attitude of the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration could no longer ...

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Ignore Boko Haram’s threat to capture Buhari, it’s not possible – DHQ

A faction of Boko Haram loyal to Abubakar Shekau has released a new video in which it threatened to capture or kill President Muhammadu Buhari.The sect also threatened to deal with the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai. It showed a large number of members of the terrorist group observing what they claimed was their Eid-el-Kabir prayer at ...

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Buhari is concerned, seriously working to turn things around – Presidency

The Presidency. on Wednesday, said President Muhammadu Buhari feels the pains of Nigerians and is working assiduously towards alleviating their hardship.An official of the Presidency who pleaded not to be mentioned had in a chat with newsmen also disclosed that the Presidency will not dabble into the affairs of the Senate over its decision to question the Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the ...

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Stop complaining, start working – Kukah tasks Buhari

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Bishop Matthew Hassan Kukah, yesterday, asked President Muhammadu Buhari to face the challenges of governance and stop agonizing over misdeeds of past administrations.Nigerians, according to the clergyman, “didn’t vote a government to complain about yesterday. If we wanted yesterday, the new government would not be there.”Kukah spoke with newsmen at a dinner organized by ...

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Economic recession: Consult experts urgently – Sanusi advises Buhari

The Emir of Kano, Muhammad Sanusi II, has called on the government of President Muhammadu Buhari ‎to seek the advice of experts in tackling the current economic crisis.‎Sanusi gave the advice at the Government House, Kano, during the traditional Sallah Durbar (Hawan Nasarawa). ‎He said ‎consulting experts would help in enunciating ‎appropriate solutions to the crisis, and reduce the hardship ...

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Photos: NYSC members in Daura, Katsina state pay President Buhari a courtesy visit

President Buhari received National Youth Service Corp (NYSC) members serving in Daura at his Katsina home today September 13th. More photos after the  cut. 641 total views, 2 views today

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Boko Haram: Buhari is happy with Air Force – Abubakar

​ Air Force The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has told Air Force personnel involved in the fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the North East that President Muhammadu Buhari is very happy and appreciates their efforts. Abubakar made the statement on Tuesday while having lunch with Air Force troops at the Yola Air Force Base as ...

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First lady, Aisha Buhari sues Governor Fayose

​ The wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has sued the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose, for alleging that she was one of those indicted for involvement in the Halliburton multi-million dollar scandal. The President’s wife had on many occasions denied involvement in the scam with a threat to sue Fayose if he did not stop dragging her into a ...

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President Buhari orders police IG to re-investigate Bola Ige’s death

​ President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, directed the Acting Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, to reopen investigation into the unresolved murder of former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Chief Bola Ige, and ex-Deputy National Chairman, South-South, of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Chief Aminosari Dokubo, and fish out the perpetrators. The killing of the two personalities caused national outrage, ...

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How Buhari inspires Osinbajo- Laolu Akande, VP’s spokesman

​Though it is not known to many Nigerians, the Office of he Vice President is actually saddled with the task of providing the economic roadmaps in conjunction with relevant bodies for the president’s approval. And so, the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo wouldn’t stop at nothing to help his principal,  President Muhammadu Buhari succeed in putting the country on a ...

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I’m determined to rescue Chibok girls unharmed – President Buhari

President Buhari reiterated his determination to rescue the remaining abducted Chibok girls. He stated this at the breaking of Ramadan fast with members of the diplomatic corps Thursday night in Abuja.According to the president, the priority was to rescue them alive and unharmed. ‎”We are not letting up our efforts to rescue the Chibok girls, our priority is to rescue ...

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Militancy won’t stop us from developing Niger Delta – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the renewed violence in the Niger Delta would not stop his administration from engaging with interest groups from the region in finding solutions to the challenges facing the area.Buhari spoke during the breaking of Ramadan fast with members of the diplomatic corps at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.“No amount of militancy shall distract us from ...

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Buhari Launches Keep Kaduna Green Project

​President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday launched the ‘Keep Kaduna Green Project’ saying its time for a green Nigeria. Buhari who commended Governor Nasir El-Rufai, for a worthy and timely project said the bold step would reverse the deforestation trend in the country. Launching the ‘Keep Kaduna Green Project’ in Kaduna through the Minister of Environment, Amina Muhammed, President Buhari noted ...

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Niger Delta Ex militants beg Buhari to pay outstanding allowances

The group said the payment of the stipends will help most families feed in this harsh economic period. A group of ex-militants under the aegis of  National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE-A) have asked President Buhari to approve the payment of the outstanding allowances owed them. The group said the payment of the stipends will help most families feed ...

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Photos: Nearly 200 refugees starved to death in Bama, Borno IDP camp – MSF

Nearly 200 refugees fleeing Boko Haram attacks have starved to death over the past month in Bama, Nigeria, the medical charity MSF said on Wednesday, June 22. A “catastrophic humanitarian emergency” is unfolding at a camp it visited where 24,000 people have taken refuge. Many inhabitants are traumatised and one in five children is suffering from acute malnutrition, the agency ...

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President Buhari hosts APC leaders to dinner to break his Ramadan fast

Former Vice president, Atiku Abubakar, APC National Chairman, John Odigie-Oyegun were part of the APC leaders that attended President Buhari’s break of Ramadan dinner at the state house Abuja yesterday. More photos after the cut… 386 total views, 2 views today

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Apologise Or Meet Me In Court, FURIOUS Aisha Buhari Tells Fayose

  Wife of the President, Aisha Buhari has threatened to sue Governor Ayodele Fayose to court if he fails to retract his statement on allegation that she (Aisha Buhari) was an accomplice in the famous Halliburton bribery scandal that landed former U.S. lawmaker, Williams Jefferson in jail In a letter signed on her behalf by the Chamber of Mary Ekpere ...

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Supply gap in new forex market forces Naira down to N284/$

  LAGOS — The new foreign exchange framework, which started on an impressive note, Monday, may have begun to face its first liquidity test — adequate and independent supply of foreign currency to the market. Dealers, yesterday, said demand appeared to be outstripping supply, a development which forced Naira value to N284/ USD1.00, down from N281.85 it closed on Monday. ...

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FG suspends tenure policy in the Federal civil service

The Federal government has ordered the suspension of tenure policy in the federal civil service. A statement Haruna R. Imrana, the Director of Communication at the Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, the suspension is with immediate effect. The tenure policy which was introduced by former Head of Service, Steve Oronsaye, prescribed two terms of four ...

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President Muhammadu Buhari flanked by the Consul-General, Mrs Uche Ajulu-Okeke and the Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun at the Nigerian Consulate in Johannesburg, South Africa.

Buhari is not too old to govern Nigeria’ – Presidential aide says

The President is said to be very fit and capable to discharge his duties as at when due.     The Presidency has reiterated that President Muhammadu Buhari’s age, 72, is not a barrier for him to cope with the demands of his office. Buhari had said on Monday, June 15, while speaking with the Nigerian community at the Nigerian ...

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Stolen Assets Recovery: Buhari Demands Fuel Imports From Oil Marketers Implicated In Fraud

Facing a huge cash crisis, President Muhammadu Buhari has resorted to unusual strategies for recovering some of the funds stolen from Nigeria’s treasury through a series of shady deals between former Petroleum Minister Diezani Alison-Madueke and a group of indigenous oil companies and oil marketers she and former President Goodluck Jonathan favored.   Former Governor of the Central Bank of ...

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Buhari’s ministers, lawmakers to get N9bn housing, furniture allowance

President elect,Muhammadu-Buhari Senators and members of the House of Representatives that will constitute the 8th National Assembly and ministers to be appointed by President-elect, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will on assumption of office receive welcome perks amounting to N9bn. The perks of office include the housing allowance which each of the incoming office holder is entitled to receive once a ...

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Muhammadu Buhari ‘PDP’s sins will soon start coming out,’ President-elect says

President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari has said that the sins committed by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) while ruling Nigeria will continue to come out for a long time. Buhari also spoke on the challenges posed by the Boko Haramsect and the tenure expiration of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Chairman, Attahiru Jega. Read excerpts of his interview with journalists, as published ...

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Buhari, Ezekwesili, Shekau among TIME’s 100 most influential persons

    President-elect Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has made the TIME’s list of 100 most influential people in the world. Also included in the 2015 list are a former Minister of Education and an advocate of the BringBackOurGirlsGroup, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili; award-winning novelist, Chimamanda Adichie, and leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau. The TIME 100 is ...

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President Goodluck Jonathan

Jonathan to handover May 28

  President-elect Muhammadu Buhari will receive the hand-over note from the outgoing government on May 28, a day before his inauguration, the Federal Government said yesterday. He will be hosted to a dinner in what will be President Goodluck Jonathan’s last official engagement on May 28 and be given the notes, Minister of Information Patricia Akwashiki said. She briefed reporters after the meeting ...

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Buhari to End Fuel Subsidy, Rationalise MDAs

Says power transmission to be decentralised  To announce cabinet one week after swearing in Gboyega Akinsanmi President-elect Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday  said he would end fuel subsidies and the oil and gas sector would be reformed as a matter of priority in order to attract new investments. Unveiling his economic policies at a Lagos Business School breakfast meeting, he added ...

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Bihari during his acceptance speech this morning

I’ll restore military ties with US –Buhar

The President-elect, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Tuesday said his administration would restore military cooperation with the United States of America. In an article published by the New York Times in its Tuesday edition, Buhari promised to among other things reformed the military. The outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan-led administration had cancelled the training component of its military cooperation with the ...

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