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Rivers State Is Nigeria’s Most Deadly State –President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has dubbed Rivers State as Nigeria’s most deadly state, even as he offered some apologies for the ill-tempered elections conducted under his watch in Kogi, Bayelsa and Rivers. Speaking at the first National Executive Committee, NEC, meeting of the APC, in Abuja this year, he said the administration had so far raked N3trillion into the Treasury Single ... Read More »

Buhari Is Unfeeling To Nigeria’s Problems – Bishop Oyedepo

The Chancellor of Landmark University, Omu Aran, Kwara state, Bishop David Oyedepo, has challenged the present administration under President Muhammadu Buhari to be more sensitive to issues that affect ordinary nigerians saying that things have not been working well. Oyedepo,also the founder of Living Faith Church worldwide,a.k.a Winners Chapel further described the socio-economic challenges in the nation as those borne ... Read More »

Read President Buhari’s Newyear Message To Nigerians

Welcome to the beginning of a New Year of the continuation of CHANGE in our beloved nation. I am aware that Nigerians have experienced a number of significant hardships over the past months. Living in the State House has not alienated me from your daily sufferings. I am aware of the lengthy queues at fuel stations and of the difficulties ... Read More »

See Buhari In Private Discussion With Robert Mugabe At Johannesburg Summit (Photo)

The first phase of the China-Africa summit in Johannesburg, South Africa has been successfully concluded with Buhari pictured with Mugabe having a discussion. President Muhammadu Buhari was spotted with President Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe at the Johannesburg Summit during a break. What the two elderly leaders were discussing wasn’t disclosed, but it may not be unconnected with forging better relations ... Read More »

President Buhari To Leave For South Africa Tomorrow

President Buhari will leave for South Africa tomorrow December 3rd to participate in the Forum on China/Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). A statement issued by the Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says that during the forum Buhari will have a meeting with Chinese president, Xi Jinping, on how to re-commence stalled rail projects under new terms ... Read More »

Nigerian Roads Are Dead – President Buhari

President Buhari yesterday acknowledged the fact that many Nigerian roads are in deplorable states. Buhari said this during the interactive dinner session he had with some Senators yesterday night “The roads are dead. Those who drive between Lagos and Ibadan will have a lot of stories to tell you. Those who drive from Kaduna to Jebba may have more stories ... Read More »

Buhari To Launch 3 Helicopters In Lagos For Police Patrol

President Muhammadu Buhari is billed to commission three helicopters purchased by Governor Akinwunmi Ambode’s administration as part of efforts to beef up security in the state. Meantime, the state government has disclosed plans to rehabilitate 189 identified deplorable roads, including the Ilasa-Ijesha bus stop, along Apapa-Oshodi Expressway. General Manager, Lagos State Public Works Corporation, Engr. Ayo Shodeinde disclosed this yesterday, ... Read More »

Buhari, Jonathan, 18 Nigerians In ‘100 Most Influential Africans’ List

Nigerians dominated the list of “100 Most Influential Africans of 2015” containing the continent’s top game changers in eight different fields with 20 persons including President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as Goodluck Jonathan, his predecessor. Nigeria, which accounts for one of every five persons on the list was followed by South Africa, while 28 other nations shared the remaining 64 ... Read More »

I’m Devastated By Audu’s Death – Buhari

resident Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the death of the All Progressives Congress (APC) candidate in the inconclusive governorship election in Kogi State, Prince Abubakar Audu, saying he was devastated by the news. Buhari, who is in Tehran, the Iranian capital, attending the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF), said he received the news of Audu’s death with an enormous sense ... Read More »

President Buhari Departs Abuja For Tehran, Iran (Photos)

President Buhari this afternoon departed for Iran where he will be attending the 3rd Gas Exporting Countries’ Forum (GECF) opening in Tehran, the Iranian capital on Monday, November 23rd. In his entourage are Ministers of Work, Housing and Power Babatunde Fashola as well as the Minister for state, Petroleum resources Ibe Kachiukwu. Also in the president’s entourage is the National ... Read More »

PHOTOS: President Buhari Inspects Made In Nigeria Vehicles.

The president inspected the vehicles following the visit of the Executive Vice President, Middle East and Africa, Peugeot Citreon, Mr. Jean-Christophe Quemard’s visit to the villa. Speaking to the audience, Buhari reaffirmed his administration’s commitment to the federal government’s privatization and commercialization policy. He stressed, however, that greater consideration will now be given to the technical and managerial competence of ... Read More »

Hilarious! See Interesting Conversation Between Buhari, Fashola and Tinubu (Photo)

Nigerians are very creative with jokes and this interesting meme about the ministerial portfolios of a former governor of Lagos state, Babatunde Raji Fashola will make you laugh. Babatunde Raji Fashola is President Muhammadu Buhari’s Minister of Power, Works and Housing which many feel will be accompanied by overburdened duties on the Senior Advocate of Nigeria. A couple of pictures ... Read More »

Buhari Seeks Senate’s Approval To Borrow N2.10 Trn

President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a supplementary appropriation bill for the 2015 fiscal year to the Senate for approval. The president, in a letter conveying his request, which was read Wednesday, during plenary, by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, asked the Senate to grant his request to borrow the sum of N2.10 trillion to finance the budget. He explained that ... Read More »

President Buhari Says That He Is Not A Military President And No One Will Be Jailed Unless Guilty

The presidency yesterday stated that President Muhammadu Buhari will ensure that those accused of stealing public funds are proven guilty before sent to jail. “This administration will give full regard to due process and the rule of law in the prosecution of its war against corruption”, he said at an audience with a delegation from the Foursquare Gospel Church. Buhari ... Read More »

President Buhari Seeks Approval To Pay N413b Subsidy Claims

There is good news for fuel marketers. President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the National Assembly to approve the payment of their N413 billion claims, it was learnt yesterday. The payment is believed to be the key to ending the crippling petrol scarcity in many cities. Petrol is being sold for between N100 and N400 per litre in various parts of ... Read More »

Nigerians Are Determined To Stay Together As One Country – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday, proclaimed that Nigeria remains one indivisible entity despite the challenges of internal strife and civil war it had suffered over the last 55 years of the nation’s independence. Speaking on Monday at the Banquet Hall of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja, while launching the 2016 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem and Appeal Fund, ... Read More »

President Buhari Scraps Ministry Of Power

There will be no minister of power in the cabinet inaugurated by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday,TheCable understands. Although Louis Edozien, former executive director of Niger Delta Power Holding Company, was named as the permanent secretary of power on Tuesday, he may turn out to be the most senior officer in the ministry. A special adviser on power, who will ... Read More »

President Buhari Approves $2.4bn For Construction Of Red Line Rail In Lagos

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led government has approved the construction of the $2.4 billion Lagos red line rail project. According to Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Dr. Dayo Mobereola, approving the right of way for the project had been a problem for donkey’s years as the Federal Government in the previous administration was reluctant to do so. Bear in mind, the ... Read More »

Breaking News:- President Buhari Sacks EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Lamorde, Magu Takes Over

EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Lamorde has been sacked and replaced with Ibrahim Magu, a top level official of the Economic and Governance Unit of the EFCC. Ibrahim Magu has been elevated to the position of chairman of the commission. Magu is remembered as a no-nonsense investigator of the commission at its inception. He was removed along with several other key officials ... Read More »

Pres. Buhari Scraps SURE-P, Orders Probe Of Activities

The process of winding down the Subsidy Reinvestment and Empowerment Programme (SURE-P) was taken a notch higher on Wednesday with its scrapping by President Muhammadu Buhari. He directed the panel charged with the task to complete winding down the operations of SURE-P by November 30 and submit a comprehensive report of its activities to The Presidency Buhari also ordered a ... Read More »

Ekweremadu Reminds Buhari Of His Promise To Pay Unemployed Nigerians N5,000 Monthly

The Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has reminded President Muhammadu Buhari of his campaign promises to Nigerians. “The ruling APC government must fulfill their campaign promise of paying unemployed Nigerians a sum of 5000 Naira monthly,” he said on the floor of the Senate Chambers during moves to consider the third motion for the day: Urgent Need to curb the ... Read More »