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Buhari’s Aide Says Cyber Criminals, Unsuspecting Citizens Are Behind #EndSARS Campaign

Lauretta Onochie, the Personal Assistant to the President on Social Media, has insinuated that protests against the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) were coordinated by internet fraudsters. This is despite a complaint by the Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, that the extrajudicial killings by SARS were disheartening. “The President and I have had discussions on this. He…

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Buhari Says Food, Fertilizer Importers Should Not Be Given Central Banks’ Forex

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated that his administration will not allow people importing food or fertilizer into the country to be given foreign exchange from the Central Bank. Since his re-election, the President has been very keen on reviving the agriculture sector in order to meet local food demand; and diversify an economy that has been…

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President Buhari Condemns Mutiny In Mali: ‘It Is Time For Unconstitutional Authority To Act Responsibly’

President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated complete disapproval over the unconstitutional removal of President Ibrahim Keita-led government of Mali by the country’s military. He made the condemnation on his official twitter account on Thursday August 20, noting that Nigeria backs the international community’s effort for wider consultations to speedily resolve the situation. He wrote, “The events in Mali…

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Over 40 #RevolutionNow Protesters Arrested Across Abuja, Lagos & Osun

Several men and women participating in the #RevolutionNow protest initiated by the publisher of SaharaReporters, Omoyele Sowore have been arrested by security agents across three different states. The protesters carrying placards and banners had set out as early as 8 am to demand good governance from the Buhari-led administration. The security agents which include police and Army,…

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President Buhari, Sanwo-Olu, Tinubu, PDP And More React To Ajimobi’s Death

The demise of former Oyo State Governor, Isiaka Abiola Ajimobi sent many political figures mourning as many have begun to express their sadness in tributes. Recall that the 70-year-old public official passed away on Thursday from health complications reportedly arising from Coronavirus. President Muhammadu Buhari’s reaction: The President condoled with government and people of Oyo State and commiserated with…

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Federal Government And States Working Together To Domesticate Child Rights, Others

The Buhari administration is in collaboration with State Governments across the country, and all other stakeholders, for the purpose of dealing decisively with problem of rape and gender-based violence in Nigeria. According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who disclosed the development, every form of sexual assault “are blemishes on the collective humanity and dignity of Nigerians…

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Boko Haram Killings: Buhari Condemns Terrorists, Charges Military To Extract Heavy Price

Following brutal terrorist attacks in the Northeast, President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is deeply shocked by the killing of tens of people by the Boko Haram/Islam in West Africa Province (ISWAP) in Gubio village, Borno State. According to Channels TV, President, who is still expecting a detailed briefing by the Governor, Professor Babagana Zulum on the…

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ICYMI: Buhari Nominates Okonjo-Iweala As Candidate For WTO Director-General’s Position

According to TheCable, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the nomination of Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, Nigeria’s former finance minister, for the position of director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The election is scheduled to hold in Geneva, Switzerland in 2021 for a four-year term that would run from 2021 to 2025 after Roberto Azevedo, former director-general of the…

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Buhari’s Aide Speaks On How April 27th Presidential Speech Got Leaked, Shared On Social Media

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has explained how the public was able to access a leaked full text speech of President Buhari’s nationwide broadcast via social media platforms on Monday April 27. Recall that Nigerians did video recordings of the 8pm broadcast showing how they were reading the speech alongside the President.…

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