Police Effect Lock Down Order, Blocks Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

In a bid to curb the COVID-19, the police have blocked the inbound and outbound sections of the Lagos-Ibadan express way, as part of measures to lock down the Lagos metropolis. This move follows the recent order by President Muhammadu Buhari, in line with local and global best practices for curbing the spread of COVID-19. […]

President Buhari Signs COVID-19 Regulations 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari signed the COVID-19 Regulations, 2020, which declared COVID-19 a dangerous infectious disease, on Monday, March 30, 2020. This according to Femi Adesina the special adviser to the President, is in line with the exercising of the powers conferred on Buhari by Sections 2, 3 and 4 of the Quarantine Act (CAP Q2 […]

COVID-19: Buhari’s Chief Of Staff, Abba Kyari, Reportedly Tests Positive

The Chief of Staff to President Buhari, Mr Abba Kyari, may have tested positive for coronavirus. However, the Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, is expected to clarify the controversy surrounding the report at a press briefing on Tuesday afternoon, March 24, 2020. According to the report, President Muhammadu Buhari and his Chief of Staff […]

FEC Observe A Minute Silence For Lagos Explosion Victims

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, observed a minute silence to honour victims of Sunday’s March 15, 2020, Abule-Ado explosion today March 18, 2020, in Lagos State. The meeting, was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Buhari Arrives Kebbi For Argungu Fishing Festival

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Birnin Kebbi to attend the Agricultural Fair and Display, a part of the 2020 Argungu International Fishing Festival. The President was received at the airport by top officials of the Kebbi State Government led by Governor Abubakar Atiku Bagudu. The Federal Government had earlier on Thursday, March 12, 2020 […]

Coronavirus: Buhari Sets Up Committee To Assess Impact On Nigeria’s

President Muhammadu Buhari has set up a committee with a mandate to assess  the impact of coronavirus on the economy. According to reports the committee was set up after the President held a meeting with the Ministers of Finance, Budget , the National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; and Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, and the Group Managing […]

Senate Approves $22.7bn Loan To Save Nigeria From Recession –

The Chairman, Senate Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and  Legal Matters, Hon. Opeyemi Bamidele, has stated that the loan approval granted by the Red Chamber to President Muhammadu Buhari is meant to save the nation from economic recession. Bamidele spoke in Iyin Ekiti during a programme organised for the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment […]

COVID -19: Nigeria Committed To Global Effort Against Spread –

President Muhammadu Buhari, has pledge that Africa’s most populated black nation is committed to global efforts in curbing the spread of the spread of Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19). The President made the commitment on Sunday when he sent messages to Presidents Hassan Rouhani and Moon Jae-in of Iran and South Korea respectively, and the Prime […]

Buhari Approves Appointment Of Mensem As Acting Appeal Court President

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Justice Dongban Mensem as Acting President of the Court of Appeal. This was contained in a statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu.  “President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Hon. Justice M.B. Dongban Mensem as […]

Senate Approves Buhari’s $22.7bn Loan Request

The Senate on Wednesday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s $22,798,446,773.00 external loan request  to fund critical infrastructure projects under the 2016 – 2018 External Borrowing Plan. However, the loan report which was presented by the Chairman Senate Committee on Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Senator Clifford Ordia (Edo Central)  was approved amidst opposing views […]