Buhari’s transition would ‘ve been jeopardized if INEC boss, CBN governor removed –  ACJHR 

January 9, 2023 Lekan Shehinde 0

A Civil Society Organization, African Center for Justice and Human Rights (ACJHR) has said that if the Department of Security Services (DSS) had succeeded in its unlawful attempt to remove the CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele and INEC Chairman, Yakubu Mahmoud, then President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort for peaceful transition of power would have been derailed. The group in a statement Monday Read More

Breaking: Buhari signs 2023 budget into law, hints on provision for general elections

January 3, 2023 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja signed the 2023 Budget of N21.83 trillion along with the 2022 Supplementary Appropriation Bill into law. Speaking at the signing of the eighth and final annual budget of this Administration, the President said the aggregate expenditures of N21.83 trillion, is an increase of N1.32 trillion over the initial Executive Proposal for a total expenditure Read More

Breaking: Explosion rocks Kogi as Buhari visits

December 29, 2022 Editor 0

Report from Kogi state indicates that an explosion has occurred and killed three persons in Okene, on a day President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to visit. During the visit, President Buhari is meant to commission projects executed by Governor Yahaya Bello in parts of the state. The incident occured on Thursday morning according to Channels Television, at the Oyinoyi’s Palace Read More

At Christmas, Buhari reveals plans before 2023 presidential handover, candidates Nigerians should vote for

December 24, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja 0

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Christians on the 2022 Christmas celebration. In his lengthy message on Saturday December 24, 2022, Buhari spoke on his commitment in strengthening government institutions including the armed forces to secure Nigeria. He said, “I heartily rejoice with our Christian brothers and sisters on the occasion of this year’s Christmas. “Many of us look Read More

Alkali and the NEDC challenge

December 21, 2022 Blueprint 0

The ardent belief in the axiom that being called a great leader, means excellent leadership or an approval of a stream of success which falls prostrate before facts, transparency, and a magnanimous expression of humanity, can be juxtaposed with the exemplary life of the current managing director of the North-east Development Commission (NEDC), Mohammed Alkali Goni. Away from the positive Read More

Breaking: Senate confirms Buhari’ s aide as NDDC chairman, 12 others

December 20, 2022 Taiye Odewale, Abuja 0

The Senate Tuesday confirmed appointments of Special Assistant on New Media to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie as Chairman of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC ) along with those of Managing Director, Executive Directors and members of the Commission. Confirmation of appointments of 13 out of the 15 Presidential nominees for the Board by the Senate, Read More

Buhari personifies progressive ideals, APC celebrates President at 80

December 17, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has said President Muhammadu Buhari “personifies the progressive ideals”, even as the party joined millions of Nigerians at home and in Diaspora to celebrate the 80th birthday anniversary of the President. Tye President on Saturday clocked 80th years. In a statement signed by the APC national publicity secretary, Barr. Felix Morka, said Buhari’s sojourn Read More

Your leadership restored respect, dignity to Nigeria, Tiv youth hail Buhari at 80

December 17, 2022 Editor 0

The President of the umbrella body of the Tiv Youth Worldwide, Hon. Mike Msuaan, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his 80th birthday anniversary, In a statement on Saturday, Hon. Msuaan said, “The Tiv Youth Worldwide express hearty felicitations to the President for his focus, patriotism and excellent performance in leadership as president of Nigeria. This has restored the respect Read More

Tinubu commends Buhari’s commitment to nation-building @80

December 16, 2022 Bode Olagoke Abuja 0

All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has sent his special congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari on the occasion of his 80th birthday. In a statement by his Media Office, Friday in Abuja, signed by Tunde Rahman, Tinubu hailed the president for his commitment to nation-building and long years of patriotic service to the country. The APC Read More

Alkali: Appraising the phenomenon at NEDC

December 16, 2022 Matthew Johnson 0

When President Muhammadu Buhari conceived the idea of establishing the North East Development commission (NEDC), in order to help reconstruct the North Eastern region after the damage done to the region by the Boko Haram insurgents, not many thought the commission would record the huge successes it has achieved within a short period of time it was established. For an Read More

2023 polls: Of PMB, Abbas, Doguwa, Sirika

December 15, 2022 Mustapha Maikudi Abdullahi 0

One beauty of Western liberal democracy, Nigeria claims to be practicing, is its term limit. Without a term limit, democracy in this part of the world will be a charade if it’s not already. Since the taking over of the affairs of Nigeria as the ruling party, the party and its leaders have been taking Nigerians for granted. The party, Read More

On Kolmani oil well controversy

December 12, 2022 Blueprint 0

Since the announcement of oil discovery by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, through Nigeria National Petroleum Company Limited, NNPC, people from different parts of the country, jubilated over the milestone achievement. However, the development came with a lot of controversies. The groundbreaking ceremony was attended by President Buhari, Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state, Group Managing Director NNPL, Mele Kyari, among Read More

Buhari directs law enforcement to solve Anambra babies’ kidnap

December 9, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the reported kidnapping of five newborn babies in Anambra state, directing that the rising crime rate in the areas be reduced without any delay. The reported kidnapping occurred at Stanley Hospital, Nkpologwu, in the state where the attackers reportedly picked up the babies and zoomed off. Expressing concerns about the strange incident, the Read More

Buhari orders NALDA to purchase five more spraying aircrafts

December 9, 2022 John Oba Abuja 0

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Agricultural Land Development Authority (NALDA) to procure five more additional aircrafts in order to effectively cover each geopolitical zone. This is even as he said NALDA revitalisation is aimed at improving food security and creating jobs in line with the vision of his administration. President Buhari stated this on Thursday while showcasing NALDA’s Read More

Who rescues the 774 LGs from governors?

December 8, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration has made the fight against corruption a top priority and, since its assumption of office in 2015, re-affirmed its commitment to wrestle the monster of corruption. Thus, this week, the President flayed what he termed as the tendency of some local government chief executives to encourage corruption at the third tier of the government system. Read More

Poverty wins, Buhari loses

December 8, 2022 Dan Agbese 0

Some political promises are difficult to keep. The nature of politics induces political leaders to make promises they know they can only keep with soundbites and indifferent public applause. You are not about to hear it from me that President Muhammadu Buhari has clearly failed in one of his core promises dear to the people: wrestling down poverty. He promised Read More

South-south forum demands speedy confirmation of NDDC board nominees

December 8, 2022 Bode Olagoke 0

The South-south Emerging Leaders Forum (SELF), has asked the Senate to expedite action and eschew unnecessary delay in the confirmation of the nominees forwarded to the chamber by President Muhammadu Buhari as members of the Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). The forum described the delay as unnecessary even as it accused the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege, Read More

Ease of doing business: Nigeria set to be an investors’ haven

December 6, 2022 Musa Ilallah 0

There’s no doubting the fact that the Buhari administration is on record as being the first to consciously determine to address Nigeria’s perennially low ranking in global ease of doing business (EDB) and competitive ratings. This was also acknowledging the inevitability of taking composite reform actions to significantly improve Nigeria’s EDB rankings in the global business world. In pursuance of Read More

You ‘ve no moral right to criticize Buhari, Lai Mohammed blasts Atiku

December 5, 2022 Solomon Arowolo 0

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has taken a slammed the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar on Monday, stating that he has no right to downplay the achievement of the Buhari-led administration.In Abuja on Monday, the Minister, accused Atiku of trying to downplay what the Buhari government had achieved.Mohammed said, ” Let me use this Read More

PDP urges Buhari to call Zamfara gov Matawalle to order

December 2, 2022 Abdulrahman Zakariyau 0

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to call the Zamfara state governor, Bello Matawalle, to order over his alleged role in the on-going clampdown on its leaders. The party also charged the Inspector General of Police, Usman Alkali Baba, to investigate the Zamfara state government. Addressing a press conference Friday in Abuja, the party’s national Read More

On the proliferation of small arms and light weapons…

December 2, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma 0

This week, President Muhammadu Buhari called for vigilance and tightening of security around the nation’s borders mainly because of the increased numbers of arms, ammunition and other types of weapons that are, suspiciously, coming in as a result of the ongoing Russia and Ukraine war through the Lake Chad Basin. The President spoke during the 16th Summit of Heads of Read More

Rural underdevelopment: Nigerian governors stealing local government funds – Buhari 

December 1, 2022 Abdullahi M. Gulloma, 0

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday that rural areas in the country are not being developed because governors steal funds meant for local governments in their states. The President said this when he hosted members of the Senior Executive Course 44 (2022) of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He said the Read More

Buhari seeks legalisation of NSIP, creation of 10 National Parks

November 30, 2022 Taiye Odewale Abuja 0

President Muhanmadu Buhari Tuesday sought for legalisation and Institutionalisation of Social Investment Programme in Nigeria (NSIP) . This is as he among other requests forwarded to the Senate through different letters, sought for creation of 10 new National Parks across the country. President Buhari on the NSIP, requested the Senate to consider and approve an executive bill forwarded to it Read More