Presidency: ‘You’re the best,’ governor Yahaya backs Fayemi to fly APC ticket

May 12, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

Gombe state Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has pledged the support of the entire Gombe delegates and government for the presidential ambition of Ekiti state Governor and Chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, Dr John Kayode Fayemi. In a statement released by the spokesman of Kayode Fayemi  Campaign Team, Femi Ige, Thursday in Abuja, said Governor Inuwa Yahaya who received the campaign Read More

Breaking: Crowd besiege NNPC Towers, presents N100m nomination forms to Sylva

May 9, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A large crowd of supporters led by a Northern Solidarity Group Monday besieged the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Towers to asked the Ministry of state for Petroleum, Chief Timipre Sylva, to contest the ticket of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the president. The group also presented an Expression of Interest and Nomination forms for the Minister. The Read More

Reps member to Buhari: Sack Emefiele as CBN gov immediately

May 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

A member of House House Representatives, representing Kabba-Bunu/Ijumu Federal Constituency, Hon. Teejay Yusuf, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Central Bank Governor, Godwin Emefiele, for flouting extant rules and exposes Nigeria’s economy to further risks while his proxies continue to canvass his 2023 presidential candidature. A group of rice farmers had purchased presidential nomination forms of the Read More

2023: Middle Belt Youths ask Adamu to consult Buhari over zoning

April 30, 2022 Lekan Shehinde 0

Youths from the middle belt of the country under the auspices of the Middle Belt Youths Forum (MBYF) Saturday called on the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Senator Abdullahi Adamu, to consult with President Muhammadu Buhari on the issue of zoning before making public statements on it. In a statement by their leader, Godwin Meliga, the group Read More

Politics behind Buhari’s ‘appointment’ of solicitor general 

April 16, 2022 Mahmoud Nuruddeen 0

Intrigues and high-level power-play have trailed the appointment of a substantive Solicitor General of the Federation and Permanent Secretary of the Federal Ministry of Justice by President Muhammadu Buhari. This is coming almost nine months after the exit of the former occupant of the office, Mr Adedayo Akpata, who retired in June 2021. Findings by revealed that the president was Read More

Legal analysis of Section 850 of CAMA 2020

March 31, 2022 Friday Okpanachi Ekpa 0

After years of anticipating the review of the primary law on companies in Nigeria, the President Muhammadu Buhari on August 7, 2020 signed into law the Companies and Allied Matters Act (CAMA) 2020. The repeal and re-enactment of the CAMA 1990 (CAP C20, LFN 2004) as CAMA 2020, is no doubt a major positive game changer in the corporate regulatory Read More

Buhari to new NNPC board: I want transparency, accountability

January 7, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja urged the Board of the newly incorporated Nigerian National Petroleum Company (NNPC) Limited to ensure strict compliance with corporate governance principles that place a premium on doing business with the highest ethical standards, integrity, and transparency. Inaugurating the board chaired by Senator Margery Chuba Okadigbo, the President charged them to focus on profitability and Read More

Budget: Buhari orders MDAs to begin preparations for 2023

December 31, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja signed into law the 2022 Appropriation Bill and the 2021 Finance Bill. The President signed the documents in the Presidential Villa in the presence of Senate President Ahmed Lawan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, and other members of the Federal Executive Council. Speaking at the event, the president said the Read More

GYB perfect as Buhari’s successor – Ododo

December 30, 2021 Benjamin Umuteme 0

President Muhammadu Buhari’s assertion that the next president of Nigeria should be someone who can secure the country is an endorsement of the aspiration of Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi state to become the next president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.  Alhaji Ahmed Usman Ododo, a staunch supporter of the GYB2PYB agenda stated this in Lokoja, the Kogi state Read More

I’m committed to funding research, technological innovations in varsties – Buhari

December 15, 2021 Blueprint 0

Preside Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said his government was committed to funding research and technological innovations in Nigerian universities. He spoke through a scholar in the National University Commission, (NUC), Abuja, Professor Chinedum Nwajiuba and encouraged all tertiary institutions in the country to focus more on teaching and research. The president stated this at the 6th convocation ceremony of Alex-Ekwueme Federal Read More

Buhari, Obasanjo mourn Soun Ogbomoso

December 12, 2021 Blueprint 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of the Soun of Ogbomosoland, Oladunni Oyewumi, Ajagungbade III, on the demise of the traditional ruler Sunday. A statement by Femi Adesina, the special adviser to the president on media and publicity said President Buhari also commiserated with the government and people of Oyo state and especially the indigenes of Ogbomosoland on Read More

Why FG sacked AEDC management – NERC, BPE

December 8, 2021 Rosemary Moribirin 0

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) has revealed reasons behind the sack of the management of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC) over the strike by the Nigerian Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE). A statement issued by the Chairman NERC, Sanusi Garba, and the Director General Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) Alex A. Okoh on Wednesday, debunked news leading to Read More

Lawan commissions’ hospital named after Buhari in Gashua

November 29, 2021 Taiye Odewale 0

The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Saturday commissioned a 120-bed capacity Mother and Child Hospital named after President Muhammadu Buhari. The health facility which was facilitated by the Senate President was constructed by the federal government through the Office of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals(OSSAP-SDGs) and located in Gashua, Yobe North Senatorial District Read More

‘Buhari deserves credit for tackling farmers, herders’ crisis, others’

November 26, 2021 Blueprint 0

The senior special assistant to President Muhammad Buhari on media and publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, has declared that the president deserved credit over his efforts in tackling the farmers, herders’ crisis in the country. Shehu made the declaration Friday while presenting a paper, tagged ‘Fake news: Challenges of information management’, at the 10th year anniversary of the Federal University Dutsin-Ma Read More

Group warns Buhari on Igbo leader’s demand

November 22, 2021 Muhammad Tanko 0

A pro peace group has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari, against any move to interfere with the prosecution of the leader of the dreaded Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) Nnamdi Kanu, as sought by Igbo leaders. The group known as Concerned Citizens for Peace and Security in Nigeria (COCPSIN), gave the warning in a press release issued Monday in Jos. The Read More

Re: High cost of cooking gas as setback to mitigating climate change

November 21, 2021 Blueprint 0

The aforementioned piece written by Dahir M. Hashim and published in this well-liked newspaper of November 10, 2021, had indeed obliged me to have my say concerning the skyrocketing price of cooking gas in Nigeria and how it drives low-income families to shift from this clean fuel to dirty ones. Actually, cooking gas is regarded asc clean fuel that emits Read More

In Jos, Osinbajo extols late Capt. Din

November 20, 2021 Muhammad Tanko Shittu, Jos 0

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described the late Captain Joseph Mangtup Din as a man who stood for justice, fairness and equity in all his dealings. Osinbajo spoke at the funeral service for the late Capt. Din held at the COCIN Headquarters in Jos, Plateau state capital on Saturday. The Vice President recalled that late captain Din, was a Read More

Buhari felicitates with Mala Buni on 54th birthday

November 19, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated the Chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC) Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Planning Committee, Mai Mala Buni, on his 54th birthday. The president in a congratulatory message issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Friday in Abuja, commended the party chieftain for providing exceptional and visionary leadership at state and national Read More

Nnamdi Kanu’s freedom beckons as Igbo leaders visit Buhari

November 19, 2021 Blueprint 0

An unconditional release of Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the outlawed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), currently standing trial, runs contrary to the doctrine of separation of powers between the Executive and Judiciary, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. According to Femi Adesina, special adviser to the President on media and publicity, Buhari spoke while receiving a group under the aegis of Read More

Buhari directs MDAs to study NIPSS report on policy design

November 19, 2021 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed Ministries, Department and Agencies (MDAs) to study a report on how best to ensure effective policy design and implementation with a view to implementing some of its recommendations. The report entitled, “Getting Things Done: Strategies for Policy and Programme Implementation in Nigeria,” was presented to the president by the Senior Executive Course 43 Read More

#EndSARS report: Resign now, Nnamani tells Lai Mohammed

November 18, 2021 Editor 0

Few days after the Lagos judicial panel of inquiry submitted reports on Lekki shooting incident and police brutality cases to the state government, popular LPG expert and public affairs analyst, Dr Kenechukwu Nnamani, has called on President Mohammadu Buhari to sack his Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, “for lying to Nigerians.” According to him, he explained that Read More

Buhari supporters form new platform, elects new officers

November 18, 2021 Ahmid Lawal 0

The National Coalition (TNC), an amalgam of about seventy support groups that worked under the banner of the Buhari Support Organisation (BSO), has inaugurated its national and zonal officers in readiness for the nationwide mobilisation campaigns for the All Progressives Congress (APC). The national chairman of the coalition, Rev. Peter Oganto, in a statement issued after the inauguration in Abuja, Read More