The many benefits of Buhari’s business deals in New York

September 27, 2022 Musa Ilallah 0

On the sidelines of the 77th session of United Nations General Assembly, UNGA in New York, USA, the African Business Round Table and the Nigerian Government put together the 2nd Nigeria International Economic Partnership Forum to give unparalleled opportunity to engage the G7 and G20 countries, the184 members of the United Nations, the International Development partners and the business community Read More

Harvest from Nigeria’s Global Economic Summit in New York

September 26, 2022 Garba Shehu 0

On Thursday last week, the Nigeria International Economic Partnership Forum was held in Manhattan, New York in the middle of the most important international event of the year, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). The forum was enormously popular, attracting some 500 guests and delegates – almost double the expected number. While this resulted in a somewhat chaotic atmosphere at Read More

Buhari, constitutional term limit and democracy

September 23, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari, this week, in faraway New York, for the umpteenth time, vowed to entrench a process of free, fair, transparent and credible elections through which Nigerians can elect leaders of their choice. “I have set the goal that one of the enduring legacies I would like to leave is to entrench a process of free, fair and transparent Read More

NIMASA DG set for Presidency OFR honour

September 23, 2022 Blessing Anaro, Lagos 0

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency NIMASA, Bashir Jamoh, is set to be honoured by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari with the conferment of the Officer of the Order of the Federal Republic (OFR). This was disclosed in a conveyance letter to Dr. Jamoh from the Office of the Honourable Minister, Ministry of Special Duties Read More

As Buhari strives to institutionalise NSIP…

September 21, 2022 Musa Ilallah 0

Nine months to the end of his second and final term in office, the President Muhammadu Buhari administration has in its recent Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in Abuja, approved a bill to give the fight against poverty a formal legal backing. Towards this end, FEC approved a bill to institutionalise the National Social Investment Programme, NSIP, of the PMB Read More

Buhari restates commitment to rebuilding NorthEast ravaged by terrorists – Sylva

September 21, 2022 Benjamin Umuteme Abuja 0

The Minister of State Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva has restated President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to rebuilding the North east region of the country devastated by Boko Haram terrorist attacks in the last decade. A statement by the Senior Adviser, Media & Communication to the Minister Of State Petroleum Resources, Horatius Egua, quoted Sylva as making the pledge during the Read More

President Buhari’s achievements and blame game syndrome: Whose fault?

September 19, 2022 Blueprint 0

The Muhammadu Buhari’s administration is known for buck passing over its inability to deliver on promises. In fact, it has turned the blame game into an art form.Recall that the administration was ushered into power in 2015 by long-suffering Nigerians secured in the belief that the incoming All Progressives Party (APC) would make a difference in their lives and wipe Read More

Rewarding excellence in sports

September 18, 2022 Blueprint 0

Last Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari hosted members of Nigeria’s contingent to the recently concluded 22nd edition of the Commonwealth Games staged in Birmingham in England, at the Aso Rock Villa, Abuja, at a colourful ceremony. The highpoint of the reception was the award of national honours and cash rewards to the medal-winning athletes that made Nigeria proud at the Games. Read More

Dare hails Buhari, adopt initiatives’ investors

September 16, 2022 Blueprint 0

Youth and Sports Minister Sunday Dare has extolled President Muhammadu Buhari as well as those who have keyed into his Ministry’s Adopt Initiatives. Four state governors, a deputy governor, some philanthropists and corporate bodies have supported these programmes since inception. Speaking at Thursday’s Presidential Reception for the Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 World Athletics Championships and Commonwealth Games, the Read More

NASS renovation’ll affect Buhari’s physical presentation of 2023 Budget – Lawan

September 16, 2022 Taiye Odewale Abuja 0

Presentation of the proposed N19.76 trillion 2023 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari to the joint session of the National Assembly next month “is not certain due to the on-going renovation of Hollow Chambers of the Senate and House of Representatives.” The President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, disclosed this to journalists Friday in Abuja after inspecting Room 022 being put Read More

[Pictures] Commonwealth Games, World Championships feat: Buhari doles out millions, rewards, confers national awards on Tobi Amusan, Ese Brume, others

September 15, 2022 Abdullahi .M. Gulloma 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja approved National Honours and cash awards of N200 million for Team Nigeria contingents to the 2022 Commonwealth Games and World Athletics championships. Speaking at a presidential reception in honour of the athletes, the President said his Government is committed to rewarding excellence, no less for members of Team Nigeria who ignited the spirit Read More

Buhari committed to probity through CDCU

September 14, 2022 Tajudeen Kareem 0

A large number of Nigerians are convinced that President Muhammadu Buhari would labour hard to count his blessings when he leaves office on May 29, next year. Whatever critics haul at him, the president would depart holding his head high as an apostle of accountability, transparency and commitment to good governance. Transparency tool unveiled Tuesday, August 30, 2022, would find Read More

2023: Falana mocks Buhari, Tinubu, says they’re tired

September 13, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana has mocked President Muhammadu Buhari and the party’s presidential candidate. Falana speaking at the Labour Party (LP) National Retreat in Abuja, Falana said that Nigerians have lost faith in the current All Progressives Congress (APC) government. He charged the youths not to cower to intimidation, saying power lies in their votes. He said, “The man Read More

Towards a strong national economy

September 13, 2022 Blueprint 0

The statement credited to President Muhammadu Buhari to the effect that despite the disruptions in global economy and internal troubles, the Nigerian economy has continued to be resilient and maintain an upward trajectory is quite soothing. Speaking at the inauguration of the Presidential Committee on the National Economy, in Abuja last week, the president pointed out that the COVID-19 pandemic, Read More

A lost anti-corruption war is a lost future (1)

September 10, 2022 Clem Oluwole 0

This piece was first published on July 27, 2012. It was intended to be a wake-up call for all Nigerians to come to grips with the grave consequences of watching our leaders brazenly pillaging our collective resources with reckless abandon. And by choosing to remain passive as the corrupt elements loot, the masses are also hailing corruption, the invidious crime Read More

Did Buhari stop the love of Nigeria by Nigerians?

September 7, 2022 Blueprint 0

I was discussing the problem of power outage with a friend due to the strike by the National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) on August 17, 2022. My friend was very worried on the condition of Nigeria. He told me that he was not happy as a Nigerian on the failed promises of President Muhammadu Buhari. He lamented about the Read More

On Buhari’s accountability initiative

September 6, 2022 Remi Adebayo 0

The hallmark of democracy is citizens’ participation with plurality of ideas. Similarly, accountability and openness are essential ingredients to engender public trust in leaders and governments. Alas these ingredients are scarce, particularly in a climate like ours. The strong perception against the government about secrecy on projects funding and implementation have pushed citizens further apart from those saddled with the Read More

How debt crisis negatively impacts counter insurgency efforts

September 1, 2022 Blueprint 0

From every indication, the plummeting revenue crunch would make it difficult to counter the surge in violence from extremist groups that have been terrorising various parts of the country. Today, Nigeria now spends more than the money she earns just to service its debt, a crisis that raises serious concerns about the government’s ability to finance public infrastructure, pay civil Read More

Buhari commissions Gombe – Kumo – Billiri – Kaltungo highway

August 29, 2022 Benjamin Samson Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday commissioned the Gombe – Kaltungo highway in Gombe state. According to a statement by spokesperson of the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Uwa Suleiman, Buhari was represented by Professor Isa Ali Ibrahim (Pantami). Buhari described the sixty-six kilometer road as a strategic project aimed at improving the nation’s road infrastructure, supporting the ease of Read More

Buhari’s war on terror

August 28, 2022 Blueprint 0

In the run-up to the 2015 Presidential Elections, Muhammadu Buhari’s unique selling point was his background as a former General/Head of State.Many believed he had what it takes to combat the war on terror. As it happened, he went on to win that election, defeating the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). As soon as President Read More

2023: ADC alleges plot to demolish national secretariat

August 27, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The African Democratic Congress (ADC) has accused the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) of witch-hunt and plot to seal its national secretariat in Abuja through the officials of the Federal Capital Development Control (FCDA). The opposition party said the ruling party was already in panic mood over its growing popularity and wide acceptability in the country which might determine the Read More

The Buhari-Dangote war on malaria

August 25, 2022 Salisu Na’inna Dambatta 0

The inauguration of the Nigeria End-Malaria Council (NEMC) by President Muhammadu Buhari has raised expectations that a big push would be made towards freeing our country from the killer ailment. The 16-member Council on fighting malaria is chaired by the country’s top business mogul, Alhaji Aliko Dangote. President Buhari indicated at the inauguration of the Council that he is deeply Read More

Nigeria at the mercy of abductors, terrorists

August 22, 2022 Blueprint 0

The headline of this piece crawled to my brain while envisaging the pickle of the incessant kidnapping and the burning terrorism unleashed by men of the underworld, making this country an abode of dastardly acts. The dailies are replete with this horrendous news, creating among peace loving citizens. In July, President Muhammadu Buhari’s convoy was brazenly attacked, two people were Read More

Thumps up for NAF

August 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

Shortly after President Muhammadu Buhari, finally, gave what his administration referred to as “full freedom” to deal with terrorists who have since gone haywire, killing and maiming Nigerians with abandon, the Armed Forces were galvanised into action. Pronto, they appointed for themselves a new, resolute mantra:”Operation Show Terrorists No Mercy”. In tandem with this turbo-charged inspiration and can-do zealotry, the Read More