Tag Archives: Muhammadu Buhari

Obasanjo Says Nigeria Is Becoming A Failed, Divided State Under Buhari

Once again, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has taken a jab at the Buhari-led administration, saying that Nigeria is slowly becoming a failed and divided state under this government. Obasanjo disclosed this while delivering a speech titled, ‘Moving Nigeria Away from Tipping Over’ at a consultative dialogue attended by various socio-cultural groups including Afenifere, Middle Belt Forum, Northern Elders…

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Presidency Says The Increment Of Food Items Is Gradually Reducing

The Presidency has said the prices of food items in the country are dropping contrary to public opinions. According to him, it is as a result of the agricultural reforms of the Buhari-led administration. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, disclosed this while speaking on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Friday. Shehu…

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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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Buhari Says Almost 60 Percent Of Nigeria’s Revenues Dropped Amid COVID-19

Amid concerns raised by many Nigerians over increases in the price of fuel and electricity tariffs, President Muhammadu Buhari has opened up about the trying times affecting the government, which according to him is due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although his remarks were delivered by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was attending the start of the first-year Ministerial performance review…

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Malian Protesters Return To The Streets Demanding President’s Resignation After Truce

On Tuesday August 11, thousands of protesters returned to the streets in Mali Tuesday, resuming their months-long push for the resignation of President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita who they accuse of presiding over corruption and impunity and the dissolution of the country’s constitutional court. Demonstrators gathered in a central square in the capital Bamako despite rainfall and pleas…

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President Buhari Orders Overhaul Of Nigeria’s Security Architecture

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the rejig of the nation’s entire security apparatus. Babagana Monguno, the National Security Adviser (NSA) made this known to journalists on Tuesday after the third National Security Council meeting in 2020 chaired by Buhari himself at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The nation’s security adviser called for calm, promising that the President along with…

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ICYMI: Senate Calls For Review Of Age Limits For Job Seekers

On Wednesday July 15, the Senate urged President Muhammadu Buhari to look into reviewing the age limits for unemployed citizens in the country to allow competent job applicants. The resolution directed towards the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity followed the consideration of a motion by Senator Ibrahim Gobir. Gobir cited Orders 42 and 52 of the Senate…

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Buhari Approves Suspension Of Ibrahim Magu As Acting EFCC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved Economic and Financial Crimes Commission’s Director of Operations Mohammed Umar as the anti-graft agency’s new overseer after the suspension of the acting chairman Ibrahim Magu. The Federal Government said Magu’s suspension is to “allow for unhindered inquiry” by the panel investigating allegations of corruption against the EFCC ex-boss. “EFCC Director of Operations,…

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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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