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2021 Budget: SERAP Asks NASS To Stop Buhari From Selling

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the National Assembly to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from selling Government properties to fund the 2021 budget. SERAP, in a statement issued on Sunday, January 17, 2021, by its deputy Director, Mr Kolawole Oluwadare, appealed to the Senate President, Senator Ahmad Lawan, and the Speaker of […]

Presidency Faults Group Asking Bishop Kukah To Leave Sokoto

The presidency has faulted a group, the Muslim Solidarity Forum, over a threat it issued to the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Revd Matthew Hassan Kukah, to tender an apology over a recent comment credited to him or leave the State. Channels TV reports that in a statement signed on Wednesday, January 13, 2021, by […]

Former President Of Ghana, Jerry Rawlings, Dies Of COVID-19

Former President Jerry John Rawlings of Ghana has died of coronavirus-related complications. According to multiple reports from Ghanaian media, the former President died at the age of 73, less than a month after he buried his mother. Rawlings, who is one of the most respected African leaders, was a Military leader in Ghana and later […]

Restructuring: Presidency Says It Will Not Succumb To Pressure

The Presidency has said it will not respond to comments suggesting Nigeria is on the brink of disintegration if it does not “do one thing or another.” According to a statement released by Presidential spokesman, Mr Garba Shehu, on Sunday, October 5, 2020, the President will only work “through and in line with the Parliamentary […]

Aisha Buhari, Patience Jonathan, Others Honour Maryam Babangida After 10

Former First Ladies including Patience Jonathan and Turai Yar’Adua gathered in Abuja, on Thursday, January 30, 2020 in remembrance of Maryam Babangida, ten years after her demise. The event was hosted by the present First Lady, Aisha Buhari and organised by Aisha Babangida, daughter of the former Military President Ibrahim Babangida. In attendance was also […]

Ex-President Goodluck Jonathan Visits President Muhammadu Buhari

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has visited President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa in Abuja. After the brief meeting which was held closed-doors on Thursday, January 30, 2020, President Buhari saw Dr Jonathan off at the forecourt of the State House. Details later.

Buhari Nullifies Suspension Of Ogunbiyi As REA Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the suspension of Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi from her role as Managing Director of Rural Electrification Agency (REA), be reversed. This was disclosed on Tuesday, January 7, 2020, in a tweet by Presidency. “President @MBuhari has directed that the suspension of Mrs Damilola Ogunbiyi from her role as Managing Director […]

Presidency Urges Nigerians To Ignore Message Of Division By Terrorists

The Federal Government has asked Nigerians to continually remain united in their opposition to Boko Haram and the hatred for decency that the infamous group stands for. The Presidency in a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, however, assured that the Security Forces will continually work […]