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Why Buhari will resume duty slowly – Presidency


The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, on Sunday disclosed that the President needs a slow resumption of duty, following his return to the country from a medical vacation abroad. Featuring on an interview with Arise News Network, on Sunday, Shehu said Buhari will not resume work in a “dramatic way” because …

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2019: Qualified defectors can contest – APC


The All Progressives Congress (APC) has stated that new members of the party that meet the right criteria would be allowed to contest in 2019. Recall that a former Senate President, Ken Nnamani on Sunday, in Enugu State, resigned membership of his former political party, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and joined the APC. Similarly, Senator Joel Ikenya, the immediate …

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PMB set to attend Convention on Climate Change in Morocco, Departs tomorrow


President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday leave Abuja for Marrakech, Morocco, to attend the 22nd Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), also known as COP-22. This is according to a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday by Mr Femi Adesina, the President?s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity. Adesina said the …

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PMB hosts freed Chibok girls


President Muhammadu Buhari formally received the 21 Chibok schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram terrorists at the presidential villa, Abuja, yesterday. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal; Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan; and senior government officials, handed the girls over to Buhari in a ceremony that lasted about 30 minutes. The girls were …

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Buhari reiterates Children’s Day commitment


In a report during the early hours of Friday, 27th May 2016, President Muhammadu Buhari made it clear during a statement that his government was resolute in its commitment and efforts at rescuing all the missing Chibok Girls, just as he vowed to crush the Boko Haram terrorists. According to him, he would ensure that no Nigerian was put through the …

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Fulani herdsmen must be cautioned by Buhari, says Fayose


Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has warned that there could be reprisal attacks on Fulani herdsmen in the State if they did not desist from attacking the people. He described the Fulani herdsmen that invaded Oke Ako in Ikole local government area of the State on Friday, killing two residents of the town and injuring others, as “agents of …

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This is why Buhari will sign the 2016 budget

South African President Jacob Zuma (L) and Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (R) speak during a press conference after their meeting at the presidential villa in Abuja, on March 8, 2016.
South Africa's President Jacob Zuma arrived in Nigeria for a two-day state visit, with ties strained between the continent's two leading nations. Key events on the trip include an address to the National Assembly in the capital, Abuja, and a meeting with the South Africa-Nigeria Business Forum, Zuma's office has announced. / AFP / PHILIP OJISUA

Mr Femi Adesina who is the Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has stated that the President would not rush into signing the 2016 budget earlier transmitted to him by the National Assembly. Adesina, who took to his Facebook page over the weekend to disclose this, stressed that Buhari would sign a budget that would “do …

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We Nigerians need to Be Patient with Buhari’s Government – Tinubu


A national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Bola Tinubu, at the weekend assured Nigerians that the change agenda of President Muhammadu Buhari was still on course. Tinubu, while speaking at the Usmanu Danfodiyo University convocation in Sokoto at the weekend where he was honoured with the Honorary Doctor of Business Administration, said the change process requires time …

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Nigeria showing signs of recovery under Buhari – Tinubu


The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has stated that Nigeria is gradually recovering under President Muhammadu Buhari. Tinubu said after “many years of mis-governance and its myriad consequences,” the country has a fresh opportunity to reshape its future. He spoke in Sokoto while responding on behalf of honorary doctorate degree awardees of the Usuman …

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Our inclusion in Islamic coalition an attempt to islamise Nigeria – Christian Elders Forum


A group known as the Nigerian Christian Elders Forum, NCEF, on Friday berated the Federal Government over the country’s recent inclusion in the Saudi Arabia-led coalition against terrorism. Condemning government’s decision, NCEF Chairman, Solomon Asemota while speaking with reporters in Abuja said the action clearly negated the rights of Nigerians as well a disregard for the views of non-Muslim Nigerians …

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Buhari moves to ban cattle from roaming in cities, villages


The Federal Government has moved to stop cattle from roaming across the country, within the next 18 to 24 months. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the minister of agriculture and rural development, announced the plans at the 19th Regional Implementation Forum for International Fund for Agricultural Development-supported projects in West and Central Africa in Abuja on Tuesday. Ogbeh represented President Buhari at …

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PMB: Election Violence Will No Longer Be Tolerated


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, declared that perpetrators of election violence in the country would be dealt with according to the laws of the land. He also condemned recent political violence in Rivers State, saying that the killing of people over political differences was primitive, barbaric and unacceptable. The president’s statements are contained in a press release …

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