Tag Archives: President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency Says ‘History Will Be Kind’ To Buhari For Fuel Subsidy Removal

Since the hike in price of petrol, Nigerians have groaned their displeasure but in a statement released on Sunday September 6, the Presidency clarified the reason for the removal of fuel subsidy, noting that it was a tough decision President Muhammadu Buhari. According to LIB, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity,…

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November 1st Has Been Declared As National Youth Day In Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the declaration of November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day, in a bid to draw attention to and find solutions to the issues that affect the Nigerian youths. The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, September 2, stating that…

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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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COVID-19: Nigeria Receives 200 Ventilators From US President Donald Trump

President of the United States, Donald Trump has finally sent the 200 ventilators he promised as a donation to Nigeria in order to help combat coronavirus, also known as COVID-19. Trump had in a telephone conversation with President Muhammadu Buhari on April 28, 2020, pledged to support Nigeria’s response to the global pandemic by sending ventilators, according…

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Nigeria Extends Eased Coronavirus Lockdown By Four Weeks

The Nigerian government on Thursday extended the country’s eased lockdown for at least four more weeks, Mr Boss Mustapha, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 announced. Speaking during the Task Force briefing in Abuja, Mustapha noted that the PTF made some recommendations to the…

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Nigerians React As Buhari’s Aide Describes #RevolutionNow Protests As “Irritating”

The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has been criticized for justifying the clampdown of #RevolutionNow protesters by security agents across the nation on Wednesday. Adesina, who appeared on Channels Television Sunrise Daily programme on Thursday, said the protest were just an irritation & a distraction. He also stated that if the arrests…

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Buhari Directs NDDC To Pay Abandoned Nigerian Scholars Abroad

Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has been ordered by President Muhammadu Buhari to pay its scholarship beneficiaries studying abroad. Last week, the scholars made headlines after they took to social media to call out the NDDC of abandoning them, forcing them to take on menial jobs to survive. According to Punch, the President has now intervened and asked that they…

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President Buhari Celebrates Eid-El-Kabir, Wishes Muslims Safe & Happy Celebrations

President Muhammadu Buhari has wished all citizens a happy and safe Eid as the country joins other Muslims across the world to mark the 2020 Eid El-Kabir celebrations. Taking to social media on Friday, the President announced that he observed the Eid El-Kabir prayers at home with his family, in keeping with the advisories from the…

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“Buhari Will Not Resign,” Presidency Reacts After PDP Calls For Immediate Resignation

The presidency has reacted to the calls made by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for President Muhammadu Buhari to resign over failure to combat increasing cases of insecurity and corruption across the Country. In a statement issued on Friday, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said his principal will…

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