President Buhari Orders Distribution Of 150 Trucks Of Seized Rice

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered distribution of 150 trucks of rice seized by Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to the 36 States of the Federation. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this while fielding questions from Journalists at a News Conference in Abuja on Monday, April 6, 2020. The News […]

COVID-19: “Lockdown Order Is Backed By Law” -Osinbajo

Regarding the legality of the shutdowns announced by President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, March 29, 2020, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said it is entirely legal, proactive, very relevant, important and backed by law. In a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Laolu Akande, Prof. Osinbajo […]

“We Expect Confirmed Cases Of Coronavirus To Keep Rising” –

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) says it expects the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country to keep rising. NCDC Director-General, Dr Chikwe Ihekweazu, who stated this on Monday, March 30, 2020, during his appearance on Channels Television, was hopeful that Nigeria would be able to manage the situation and reverse […]

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Buhari To Address Nigerians By 7p.m Today

President Muhammadu Buhari will broadcast to the Nation at 7:00p.m on Sunday, March 29, 2020. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, announced this in a statement released on Sunday. He said: “Television, Radio, and other electronic media outlets are enjoined to hook up to the network services of […]

SERAP Charges Buhari To Monitor Spending On Coronavirus

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has charged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the Federal Government efficiently track and monitor all spending by federal agencies and state governors to combat coronavirus pandemic in the nation. SERAP in an open letter sent to President Muhammadu Buhari urged him to urgently instruct the Economic and Financial […]

Buhari Launches National Broadband Plan, Emergency Call Centre

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the National Broadband Plan (2020 – 2025) in Abuja. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Mr Isa Pantami who disclosed this on Thursday, March 19, 2020, added that the plan is intended to deepen internet penetration in the Country, according to. The President also commissioned the National Emergency Call […]

Buhari Appoints Yemi-Esan As HoS; Retires Oyo-Ita

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the retirement of Mrs Winifred Ekanem Oyo-Ita from the Federal Civil Service with effect from Thursday, 27th February 2020. This is according to a communique by the Permanent Secretary (General Services Office), Mr Olusegun A. Adekunle (Esq), who wrote on behalf of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. […]

UK Says Nigerian High Commission Owes ₦3.3 Billion Traffic Fee

The United Kingdom says the Nigerian  High Commission in  London owes £7.1m (₦3.3bn) in congestion charges and parking tickets. Giving the breakdown on Tuesday, February 25, 2020, the UK Foreign Office said Nigeria was owing  £7,063,965  in congestion fees and £47,165  in parking tickets. The figure amounts to more than two times the entire 2020 […]

Border Closure Has Reduced Illegal Arms Influx — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the influx of illegals arms into the nation has reduced following the t the partial closure of Nigeria’s land borders.  President Buhari stated this on Friday when he received the President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. This was revealed in a […]

Two Years In Captivity: Buhari Speaks About Leah Sharibu’s Freedom

President Muhammadu Buhari has commemorated the abduction of Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi Schoolgirl in captivity. Channels TV reports that two years since the teenager was abducted by a faction of the Boko Haram sect, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP), the President said the Federal Government has redoubled its effort towards her freedom. In […]