Tag: Buhari

Zakari’s appointment as INEC Collation Officer, a moral burden on Buhari, APC – Fayose

Zakari’s appointment as INEC Collation Officer, a moral burden on Buhari, APC – Fayose Fayose

The immediate past Governor of Ekiti State, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has faulted the appointment of Mrs. Amina Zakari as head of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC’s) Collation Centre for the general elections as a moral burden on President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress (APC) and INEC. Since the appointment was announced, many Nigerians, […]

Ramaphosa promises to end attacks on foreigners in SA

Ramaphosa promises to end attacks on foreigners in SA Ramaphosa

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa has vowed to end attacks on foreigners living in his country. Ramaphosa, who made the pledge during a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at Nigeria’s Presidential Villa in Abuja, linked the incessant xenophobic attacks in South Africa to criminal elements in the country. He told journalists after a meeting with […]

Buhari’s visit: US to repatriate $500m looted fund

Buhari’s visit: US to repatriate $500m looted fund Buhari

The visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to U.S. President Donald Trump has yielded the finalisation of negotiations to repatriate more than 500 million dollars (about 190 billion Naira) of Nigeria’s looted money traced to the U.S. Nigeria’s Attorney-General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, told the Correspondent of the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in […]

Mixed metaphors: Winners and losers

Mixed metaphors: Winners and losers Olumhense

By Sonala Olumhense First, a few notes of appreciation. Top of my list this week: the members of Nigeria’s Winter Olympics team: skeleton athlete Simi Adeagbo, and bobsledders Seun Adigun, Akuoma Omeoga and Ngozi Onwumere. On account only of their heart, strength and resilience, they defined a historic presence for Nigeria in PyeongChang, setting down […]

Buhari declares Dapchi school girls abduction national disaster

Buhari declares Dapchi school girls abduction national disaster Dapchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has described asa  national disaster the abduction of some students of Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State. The president made the remark in a message sent from his office to media houses on Friday. Though, he had sent a delegation led by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, to the scene […]

#FuelScarcity: I sympathise with you, Buhari tells Nigerians

#FuelScarcity: I sympathise with you, Buhari tells Nigerians Dapchi

President Muhammadu Buhari broke his silence on the lingering fuel scarcity on Sunday, saying he sympathized with Nigerians over the hardship caused by the crisis. The President’s message was conveyed through his twitter handle, @MBuhari “The fuel scarcity being experienced nationwide is regrettable. I sypathise with all Nigerians on having to endure needless fuel queues. […]

Buhari backs proposed Kaduna teachers’ sacking

Buhari backs proposed Kaduna teachers’ sacking Dapchi

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the decision of Kaduna State Governor Nasir el-Rufai to sack 21,780 primary school teachers who failed competency test conducted by the state government recently. The president expressed his backing at a special retreat of the Federal Executive Council on the challenges facing the education sector in Nigeria on Monday. Themed: […]

Why I seek second term for Buhari, by Gov Umahi

Why I seek second term for Buhari, by Gov Umahi Second Term

Governor Dave Umahi of Ebonyi State stunned journalists at the Presidential Villa on Thursday when he openly craved a second term for President Muhammadu Buhari as he paid a visit to Nigeria’s number citizen. Umahi, a member of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), told State House correspondents that he would be happy to have […]

‘Unknown Soldier’ petitions Buhari, alleges fraud in counter-insurgency Operation

‘Unknown Soldier’ petitions Buhari, alleges fraud in counter-insurgency Operation Counter-Insurgency

A letter believed to have been authored by a soldier in the ongoing ‘Operation Lafiya Dole’ – a counter-insurgency operation in the North-East Nigeria, is currently trending on the social media. The ‘soldier’, who claimed to be a Private in the Nigerian Army, addressed an open-letter to President Muhammadu Buhari to intimate him of massive […]

I don’t run gov’t of propaganda – Buhari

I don’t run gov’t of propaganda – Buhari Buhari

In apparent reaction to comments credited to former President Goodluck Jonathan last week, President Muhammadu Buhari has said his government was not based on lies and propaganda, saying his successes in key areas of his campain promises eloquently speak of his government’s big achievements. The president made the statement at the opening ceremony of a […]