Tag Archives: Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari Lifts Ban On Interstate Movement, Approves Limited Reopening Of Schools

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the limited reopening of schools for students of graduating classes. Schools have been closed since March in a bid to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID). However, during a Monday press briefing by the chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, he disclosed that the…

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Police Parades Ex-Convict Who Impersonated Late Abba Kyari’s Wife Over Fraud

The Nigerian Police has nabbed one Mallam Aminu Ado, a 58-year-old man for allegedly impersonating the widow of Abba Kyari, late Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari. According to the police, the man also known as Al Amin Yerima has been duping unsuspecting Nigerians through the act. He was paraded by the Force Public…

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APC Crisis: Oshiomhole Accepts NWC Dissolution, Pledges Loyalty To Buhari

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, has pledged his unshaken loyalty to the President Muhammadu Buhari while reacting to the decision of National Executive Committee (NEC) dissolving the party’s National Working Committee. Briefing journalists on Saturday in Abuja, the ex-chairman said he has formally accepted the dissolution under his leadership…

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Obasanjo Says Nigeria Will Remain ‘Unsafe, Unstable’ Without Restructuring

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has said that Nigeria would remain insecure, unstable, unprogressive, stagnated and, at worst, disintegrate if federating units does not reform. Obasanjo made this known on Friday while speaking at this year’s edition of the Sobo Sowemimo Annual Lecture organised by Abeokuta Club. During the event titled, “COVID-19 and the Nigeria security issues: The…

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ECOWAS Endorses Okonjo-Iweala For WTO Director-General Position

Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s former Finance Minister, has been endorsed for the position of the Director General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO) by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).⁣ ⁣ The declaration communique signed by ECOWAS President Mahamadou Issoufou reads: “the strong academic and professional background of Dr. Okonjo-Iweala and her large experience…

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Nigeria’s Presidential Villa, Aso Rock Affected By Minor Fire Outbreak

According to circulating reports, there was a fire incident at Aso Villa, Nigeria’s seat of power, in Abuja on Thursday June 4 2020. Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the incident was recorded at a store near the State House Chapel in the Villa. Shehu attributed the…

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Wizkid Slams President Buhari And Trump, Reveals Why Both Are “Clueless”

Nigerian musician, Wizkid has called out President Muhammadu Buhari and president of the United States, Donald Trump in wake of the recent happenings in their countries. Taking to his Twitter page, the multiple award-winning singer likened both leaders, claiming that they are clueless and the only difference between them is that one is addicted to Twitter. “Buhari/Trump same person lol.…

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Presidential Aide, Bashir Ahmad Ignites Backlash For Promising To Influence Child Trafficker’s Conviction

Bashir Ahmad, Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, has ignited a Twitter storm after he promised a user that he would intervene in changing the conviction of a child trafficker and rapist. Yunusa Dahiru (AKA Yellow) had been sentenced by The Federal High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State to 26 years imprisonment for…

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ICYMI: Nigeria’s Confirmed COVID-19 Cases Almost 7,000 + Other Updates

Nigeria Records 284 New Coronavirus Cases, Total infections Now 6,677 284 new Coronavirus cases has been recorded in Nigeria, bringing the total number of confirmed infections in the country to 6677. The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control disclosed this in a tweet on Wednesday. It said, “284 new cases of ‪#COVID19‬; 199 in Lagos, 26…

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