Tag Archives: Abuja

Aisha Buhari Rocks N772,200 Oscar De La Renta’s Design To The Democracy Day’s Dinner

First Lady Aisha Buhari was majestically donned in a silk-Crepe Cape-Back Caftan by American haute Couture Designer to the Democracy Day dinner which held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The First Lady’s caftan is made out of a languid navy silk-crepe fabric which features  silver sequin embroidery with maple leaf designs and a back cape…

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Obasanjo, Gowon, Jonathan, and Other Former Leaders Absent From Maiden June 12 Celebration

Former Nigerian heads of state and presidents were absent at the venue of the 2019 Democracy Day celebrations on Wednesday. The former leaders including Yakubu Gowon, Olusegun Obasanjo, Goodluck Jonathan, among others, were absent at the event which held at the Eagles’ Square in Abuja. Former military leaders Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalam Abubakar were also…

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President Buhari Accepts Onnoghen’s Retirement, Appoints Five New Justices Of The Supreme Court

President Muhammadu Buhari has accepted the voluntary retirement from service of Justice Walter Onnoghen as Chief Justice of Nigeria, effective from May 28, 2019 and has also appointed five new supreme court Justices.  A statement by the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in Abuja on Sunday. The…

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I Have Lost Weight Governing Lagos For Just One Week – Sanwo-Olu

Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has stated that governing the state is an herculean task, adding that he has lost weight in just one week of assuming office. Sanwo-Olu spoke with state house correspondents after a private meeting with the vice president Yemi Osinbajo shortly after the expanded security council meeting on Friday, at the presidential…

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AIT, Raypower Back In Operation After Court Order

The court ordered the NBC and other parties to a suit filed by Daar Communications Plc, operator of African Independent Television and RayPower 100.5  FM to maintain status quo. Ruling on an ex parte application by Daar Communications Plc, Justice Inyang Ekwo directed all the parties to maintain status quo as of May 30, 2019, pending the determination of the…

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Federal Government Declares Tuesday and Wednesday As Public Holiday For Eid-Fitri Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Tuesday, June 4 and Wednesday, June 5, as public holidays to mark the Muslim Eid-Fitri Celebration. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement signed by Mr Mohammed Manga, Director Press & Public Relations, of the ministry,…

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Opposition Parties Condemn Buhari’s Failure To Give Speech At Inauguration, Say ‘His Silence Not Golden’

The inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for a second term in office took place at the Eagle Square in Abuja on Wednesday. Surprisingly, Buhari did not make any speech as he left the venue immediately after inspecting the guards of honour and acknowledging cheers from the crowd. Against this backdrop, some…

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Security Beefed Up Over Alleged Plot To Disrupt Presidential Inauguration On Wednesday

Following the intelligence report by the Nigerian Army that there are plans to disrupt Wednesday’s inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for another four years in office, the service chiefs and heads of other security agencies have beefed up security around him. The service chiefs met with the president yesterday where they assured him of adequate…

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