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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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ECOWAS Leaders Appoint President Buhari As Champion Of Regional COVID-19 Response

President Muhammadu Buhari has been appointed the Champion of COVID-19 response in the sub-region by the Presidents of West African countries, under the aegis of the Economic Community of West African States Authority of Heads of State and Government. According to a statement by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the appointment took place…

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Buhari Pens Emotional Tribute To Late Chief Of Staff: “To My Friend, Mallam Abba Kyari”

On Saturday April 18, President Muhammadu Buhari delivered a personal tribute to Abba Kyari, his late Chief of Staff who passed away from COVID-19 complications on Friday. The tribute was released by his spokesman, Garba Shehu and also on the official twitter handle of the Presidency. Read the full statement below: “TO MY FRIEND, MALLAM ABBA KYARI…

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Buhari’s Chief Of Staff Abba Kyari Dies From Coronavirus As Cases Hit 493

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Abba Kyari, has passed away from the novel coronavirus disease more than two weeks after he tested positive. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, announced Mr Kyari’s death via Twitter on Friday along with the President’s spokespersons, Garba Shehu who also confirmed that…

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Breaking! EU Supports Nigeria’s Battle Against Coronavirus With €50 million (N21 Billion)

The European Union has donated €50 million to Nigeria in order to fight the coronavirus disease which has killed at least 10 people and spread across 19 states. The donation was announced when President Muhammadu Buhari received in audience the EU Delegation at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja on Tuesday. The Presidency made this known via a tweet…

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Buhari Approves Release Of 2,600 Prisoners To Curb The Spread Of COVID-19

President Muhammadu Buhari has granted clemency to 2,600 prison inmates nationwide as part of the Federal Government’s efforts to decongest the custodial centres and discourage the spread of coronavirus (COVID19) in the country. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola made the announcement at a press conference on Thursday, April 9, 2020 where he stated that the affected inmates are state…

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Femi Fani-Kayode Attacks Buhari For Inviting Chinese Doctors Amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has expressed his thoughts on the reports that Nigerians living in China are been maltreated over fears of coronavirus. This is despite the Federal Government inviting some Chinese doctors to Nigeria to help the country in its fight against coronavirus. In a tweet, Femi Fani-Kayode compared the treatment given…

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COVID-19: Dini Melaye Reacts To FG’s Directives On Isolation, Quarantine And Total Lockdown

Dino Melaye has shared his view on the concept of isolation, quarantine and lockdown in a hilarious tweet after a day after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered lockdown directives tp take effect. The controversial former lawmaker described lockdown during COVID-19 period as being broke and having a troublesome partner. Melaye’s hilarious reaction came days after the…

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President Buhari Faces Backlash For Refusing To Address The Nation Amid Coronavirus Scare

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently facing online backlash on social media for refusing to address Nigerians on the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Buhari had refused to speak on the matter unlike his counterparts in many other countries battling the virus. Just last week, the Senate had asked the president to address Nigerians which led to one…

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