Breaking: Buhari calls off presidential address on lockdown

May 18, 2020 Editor 0

Much-anticipated briefing on Covid-19 lockdown by President Muhammadu Buhari is not going to happen, Blueprint reports. Presidential spokesman Femi Adesina who just revealed this via twitter handle on Monday said, “No presidential broadcast on COVID-19 updates today. None was planned. Rather, the Presidential Task Force will during its usual media briefings bring the nation up to speed on the next Read More

774,000 Jobs: I ‘ll quit Buhari’s govt if… – Keyamo threatens

April 29, 2020 Moses John 0

Minister of state, Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo (SAN), has threatened to resign his appointment if the 774.000 jobs approved by President Muhammadu Buhari under the special public works programme of National Directorate of Employment (NDE) for the unskilled rural persons is hijack by politicians. The pilot scheme was approved to be implemented in five local government areas in eight Read More

Captured! Important things you need to know on Buhari’s latest lockdown broadcast

April 27, 2020 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday announced a one-week extension of lockdown in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lagos and Ogun states as part of measures to control the spread of COVID-19 disease in the country. In a nationwide broadcast, the president extended the lockdown to Monday, May 4, 2020 when new measures aimed at strengthening government’s efforts to contain the spread Read More

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Obituary: What you may not know about late Abba Kyari

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

The demise of late Abba Kyari, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari dropped like a shock to many early Saturday after his demise was confirmed by the Preisdency. Though a short press release by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media didn’t explain details regarding Kyari’s death, it was in public notice some three weeks ago when Read More

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Breaking: Buhari’s Chief of Staff Abba Kyari is dead…weeks after battling Covid-19

April 18, 2020 Editor 0

After protracted battle with coronavirus, the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari is dead. A press statement from the presidency early Saturday morning confirmed his demise. The release read, “The Presidency regrets to announce the passage of the Chief of Staff to the President, Mallam Abba Kyari. The deceased had tested positive to the ravaging COVID-19. He died on Read More

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Why Buhari won’t resign over insecurity – Lai

February 20, 2020 Editor 0

Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed has revealed that President Muhammadu Buhari wasn’t contemplating resigning over the insecurity challenge. Mohammed who disclosed this during a press briefing in Abuja also said, “As I said earlier, the country is facing security challenges, and the challenges are being tackled headlong. “However, there have been some red herrings in recent times, including Read More

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Breaking: Buhari slams suspension on embattled NBC DG

February 14, 2020 Editor 0

Months after the Independent Corrupt Practices Commission (ICPC) instituted corruption case against him, Presisenr Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the Director General of the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC), Modibbo Kawu. Details loading…

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One week after FG, S/West truce on Amotekun: Senate backs community policing, summons IGP, others

January 29, 2020 Editor 0

The Senate Tuesday threw its weight behind community policing in addressing the worsening security situation in the country. The body also said it would soon summon the Inspector General of Police Mohammed Adamu and other security chiefs for thorough dissection of the problem with a view to finding lasting solution to the seemingly endless security challenges. The lawmakers’ position came Read More

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Ajimobi urges Nigerians to be patient with Buhari

January 2, 2020 Editorial III 0

The former governor of Oyo state, Senator Abiola Ajimobi, on Thursday urged Nigerians to continue to place their trust in the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari and his team. Senator Ajimobi stated this in a New Year message issued by his spokesman, Mr Bolaji Tunji . He said President Buhari and his team are capable of ensuring the economic turnaround Read More

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Aduda replaces Adesola as Perm-Sec

December 25, 2019 Editorial IV 0

A new Permanent Secretary Mr Gabriel Aduda has resumed duty as the new helmsman in the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development. At a brief hand-over ceremony in Abuja, the outgoing Permanent Secretary, Mr Olusade Adesola, enjoined Aduda to take the ministry to the next level in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision. He commended the directors and staff of Read More

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B/Haram: Why Buhari should act on 2015 inaugural speech – VSF boss

December 23, 2019 Editorial III 0

Executive Secretary Victims Support Fund (VSF), Professor Sunday Abogonye Ochoche, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to revisit his 2015 inaugural speech on the Boko Haram insurgency and redeem his pledge. He said five years after, the president was yet to redeem his pledge on how to do a post-mortem of the crisis with a view to determining factors that led Read More

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Third term controversy: At last, Buhari opens up

November 23, 2019 Editorial III 0

Contrary to speculations in some quarters, President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that he would leave after his tenure in 2023, saying the country’s Constitution “does not permit” him to seek a third term in office. President Buhari, however, urged leaders of the party to dominate their constituencies politically, warning that history would not be fair to them “if the APC Read More

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Breaking: Back from London, Buhari takes charge of FEC

November 20, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over of the Federal Executive Council presided after spending 15 days in a private visit to London. While he was away, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo presided over three FEC meetings. The meeting started at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja around 11am. Details loading…

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Pictures: In London, Buhari parleys Archbishop Of Canterbury

November 10, 2019 Editor 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday met with the Archbishop of Canterbury, the most reverend and right honourable Justin Welby at the Lambeth Palace, London. President Buhari has been in the UK since November 2 on a private visit, after attending a Saudi investment forum in late October. The last time President Buhari and archbishop Welby met was in October last Read More

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On ANP’s goodwill message to Buhari

November 4, 2019 Editorial III 0

The task of nation building lies in the hands of every Nigerian, irrespective of tribe, religion and class. This necessitated the October 1, 2019, special goodwill message on the celebration of Nigeria’s 59th Independence sent by the Chairman of the Alliance National Party (ANP) to President Muhammadu Buhari. Quoting from Asiwaju Mashood Shittu’s letter to the president, he stated that Read More