President Muhammadu Buhari approves N10billion for renovation of villages affected by herdsmen mayhem

​President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N10billion for the renovation of villages ravaged by herdsmen in Benue and other Nigerian states. Buhari also promised to do all within his purview to ensure the killing of innocent citizens by the herdsmen came to an end in no distant time. Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, made this disclosure… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari approves N10billion for renovation of villages affected by herdsmen mayhem

National Assembly summons President Muhammadu Buhari to joint session over Benue crisis

​The Senate on Thursday resolved to invite president Muhamadu Buhari to address the joint sitting of the two chambers of the National Assembly on why insecurity has become a commonplace in the country. The hallowed chamber said he would brief the National Assembly on Wednesday next week. This resolution followed a motion sponsored by senator… Read More National Assembly summons President Muhammadu Buhari to joint session over Benue crisis

Nigerian stocks plunge following President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election declaration

Nigerian stocks dropped to a three-month low, after President Muhammadu Buhari officially announced he would seek re-election in 2019. The stock market, which opened on a losing streak after Lafarge Africa announced a surprise 2017 loss, worsened its decline. The equity market fell near 40,000 points. This came as Buhari declared at the National Executive… Read More Nigerian stocks plunge following President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election declaration

President Muhammadu Buhari declares intention to contest for second term 

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, announced his intention to seek re-election in the 2019 presidential election. This was disclosed by the President’s personal assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad. Ahmad disclosed the declaration via his Twitter handle. “BREAKING: President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019. Details soon…”, Ahmaad… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari declares intention to contest for second term 

President Muhammadu Buhari signs bilateral air services agreement with five countries

​President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed the Instruments of Ratification of the Bilateral Air Services Agreements between Nigeria and Algeria; Congo; the People’s Republic of China; Qatar and Singapore. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Monday. Shehu stated… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari signs bilateral air services agreement with five countries

President Muhammadu Buhari set to depart to Ivory Coast for 5th EU-AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to depart Nigeria for Ivory Coast on Tuesday to attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit in Abidjan. According to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, President Buhari will, participate in working sessions on the Summit theme: Investing in the Youth for a… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari set to depart to Ivory Coast for 5th EU-AU Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari orders state governors to pay salaries before Christmas, inaugurates minimum wage committee

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, ordered State Governors to pay workers before Christmas. The President gave the order while meeting with the Nigerian Governors Forum, NGF, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Basir Ahmad, made the disclosure in a tweet via his twitter handle while the meeting was ongoing. According… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari orders state governors to pay salaries before Christmas, inaugurates minimum wage committee

President Muhammadu Buhari holds closed door meeting with Togo President Faure Gnassingbé

President Muhammadu Buhari is meeting with his counterpart from Togo, Faure Gnassingbé behind closed-doors. Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Basir Ahmad, who disclosed this said the meeting was holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to Ahmad, both Presidents immediately went into the meeting after Buhari received Gnassingbé at the villa. In a tweet… Read More President Muhammadu Buhari holds closed door meeting with Togo President Faure Gnassingbé