Tag Archives: Muhammadu Buhari

Nigerian Government Reopens Four Land Borders After 16-Month Closure

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate opening of four land borders. The borders are Seme in the southwest, Illela in Sokoto State, Maigatari in the northwest, and Mfun in the south-south. The announcement was made by the Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed at the end of the 28th virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. The…

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Goodluck Jonathan: Buhari, PDP & More Celebrate Former President On His 63rd Birthday

Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan turned 63 on Friday November 20, and his family didn’t miss the opportunity to serenade him with a delightful rendition of “Happy Birthday.” He was surrounded by his wife Patience Jonathan, children and grandchildren as they gathered in his home in Bayelsa state to celebrate his new age. The overjoyed ex-President also took…

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African Leaders Mourn The Death Of Ghana’s Former President Jerry Rawlings

Jerry John Rawlings, a former Ghanaian president on Thursday died of suspected COVID-19 complications at 73. Ghanaians and African leaders immediately started paying tribute to the Flight Lieutenant, remembering him for Bond as well as his great leadership skills. Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, in his condolence message to the government and people of Ghana, said the…

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Twitter Reacts To Buhari Nominating Aide Lauretta Onochie As INEC Commissioner

Twitter is not feeling President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for the senate to confirm his media aide, Lauretta Onochie, as a commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC). According to TheCable, Buhari’s request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday. Onochie who hails…

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Sanwo-Olu Booed By #SARSMustEnd Protesters In Lekki, Assures End To Police Brutality In Lagos

Lagos State governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu received a poor reception when he arrived the Lekki expressway toll gate to pacify #EndSARS protesters on Monday October 12. The agitation for the dissolution of the now-dissolved Special Anti Robbery (SARS), a notorious tactical police unit continued in different parts of Nigeria on Monday as many youths brought to a halt the…

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#SARSMustGo: Buhari Addresses Protests, Says SARS Dissolution Is Only The First Step

President Muhammadu Buhari has finally addressed Nigerians in a video broadcast, promising that the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) is only the beginning of extensive police reform in the country. In a two-minute video address posted the president’s Twitter handle on Monday October 12, said his government is committed to ensuring that the…

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#SARSMustEnd: Aremu Afolayan, Tekno Urge Buhari To Raise Police Officers Salaries

The #EndSars protest across Nigeria has not only gotten celebrities from other countries lending their voices but most importantly our local stars speaking out against police brutality while listing their demands from the federal government. Nollywood actor Aremu Afolayan and singer, Tekno are however the latest to wade into the ongoing conversation about how the entire…

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Buhari Finally Breaks Silence Over #EndSARS Protests, Calls Nigerian Police Force Patriotic

President Muhammadu Buhari has broken his silence as demonstrations against police brutality entered its third day. Taking to social media on Friday October 9, he has asked the Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu to address the concerns of Nigerians. He also ordered the police chief to reform Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) nationwide after meeting at…

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Between Wizkid, President Buhari’s Aide And The Controversial ‘Old Man’ Comment

Wizkid and Lauretta Onochie, the Special Assistant on Social Media to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday had Twitter buzzing after engaging in a war of words. Onochie had called out the singer following a recent comment where he called the President an ‘old man’. Taking to Twitter, the president’s aide noted that while there is…

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COVID-19: Trump Reportedly Suffering ‘Mild Symptoms’ As Buhari Wishes Quick Recovery

On Friday October 2, US President Donald Trump and his wife Melania Trump almost broke Twitter after disclosing that they had tested positive for coronavirus just one month before the US election. Now White House chief of staff Mark Meadows has revealed to reporters that the President and First lady “remain in good spirits” but confirmed Trump “does have…

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