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I WASN’T ‘HAPPY’ CONGRATULATING OBASEKI –BUHARI

Going back to APC will dent my integrity –Edo gov President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed he was not happy to congratulate Governor Godwin Obaseki over his recent governorship election victory in Edo State because he defeated his party’s candidate, just as the newly re-elected governor vowed never to return to the All Progressives Congress (APC). […]

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Genocide: Buhari asks UK parliament to ignore Danjuma, Kanu

…says Christians not under threat in Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the parliament of the United Kingdom (UK) and the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group, to disregard the petition and allegations that the Federal Government of Nigeria was promoting genocide against Christians and minority ethnic groups in the country. T he President particularly asked the […]

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UNGA: Buhari advocates supply of COVID-19 vaccines to all

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the United Nations to ensure uninhibited supply of Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines to all countries when found, regardless of their financial status. The President, in his recorded virtual presentation at the 75th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on Tuesday, also called for global support for the needed $50 billion required […]

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Buhari to attend 47th Guinea Bissau National Day today

President Muhammadu Buhari will today depart Abuja for Guinea Bissau to attend ceremonies celebrating the National Day of the Republic of Guinea Bissau. According to a statement made available to newsmen by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, the President will join Heads of State and Government of Senegal, Cote d’Ivoire, Rwanda, Mauritania, Togo and Liberia, to […]

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Nigeria not prosperous, MBPF, NESG reply Buhari

MAN: FG needs to harness human devt The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Middlebelt Patriotic Front (MPF) yesterday faulted the claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world. This is coming as the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said harnessing potential is the biggest challenge […]

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Buhari: Nigeria’s most prosperous black nation

…unveils 60th anniversary logo President Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria as Africa’s largest economy and the most prosperous black nation in the world. The President said this yesterday while unveiling the theme and logo for the commemorative activities to celebrate the country’s 60 years of independence. According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday […]

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Electricity, petrol: PDP Reps rev up opposition against tariff, price hike

The recent increment in the prices of petroleum products and electricity tariff has continued to generate debate. PHILIP NYAM analyses the position of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) caucus in the lower chamber of the National Assembly It is no longer news that majority of Nigerians are angry and agitated over the recent hike in […]

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Buhari: Borrowing inevitable for infrastructural devt

President Muhammadu Buhari has justified why his government is borrowing to develop infrastructure. The President stressed that considering the nation’s dwindling revenue base, the government has been left with no option than to access loans to address the dire shortfall in infrastructure. Buhari expressed regrets for the nation’s loss of status as West Africa’s hub […]

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Buhari directs Ngige to meet NLC, TUC, CSOs, others over economy

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Minister of Labour, Senator Chris Ngige, to meet with the organised labour and representatives of the civil societies on the state of the nation’s economy and its effects on the generality of Nigerians. Ngige, who disclosed this yesterday in an interaction with State House Correspondents, after a closed door […]

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Buhari, govs, ministers parley over rising cost of food items

Worried by the rising cost of food items and other commodities in the country, President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, summoned the National Food Security Council meeting in the Presidential Villa. The Council consists six governors representing the six geo-political zones of the country, ministers and other top government officials. The upsurge in the prices of food […]