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Lagos Museum Project: Ambode lauds Ford Foundation’s $600,000 donation …Unveils plan to build contemporary Museum in Ikeja

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday lauded an international organisation, Ford Foundation, for donating $600,000 (about N216 million) towards the architectural design and commencement of the iconic Lagos Museum Project to be located in Presidential Lodge and Lagos House in Marina. The Governor has also unveiled plans by …

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Buhari meets APC Governors’ Forum in Daura; We met with President to condole with him, nothing about 2019 – Governors

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari met behind closed doors with 18 state governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum in Daura, Katsina State on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three of the governors were represented by their deputies at the meeting, which started …

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Yari: Security agencies complicit in Zamfara massacre “We alerted them 24 hours before killings but they failed to act;” Buhari condemns killings, orders Defence Minister to proceed immediately to scene

Governor Abdulaziz Yari has alleged that his administration gave security agencies a 24 hour head-start to alert them on the impending invasion of communities in Zamfara by bandits that resulted in the death of 39 persons in Zurmi local government area of the state on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, President Muhammadu …

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President Buhari, Russia’s President Putin congratulate new South African President, Cyril Ramaphosa

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Mr. Cyril Ramaphosa on his election as the President of the Republic of South Africa. A statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity), said that “the President also felicitates with the African National Congress (ANC)), and the Government and people of …

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Pray for Nigeria’s unity, progress, President Buhari urges Christians at Lent; Presides over FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Christians to pray for Nigerian as they begin the Lenten season, Wednesday, February 14, 2018 A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), on behalf of the President also enjoined Christians “to intensify love, brotherliness and concern for the …

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President Buhari challenges security agencies on intelligence gathering

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the nation’s security agencies, particularly the Police and Department of State Services (DSS), to take intelligence-gathering and sharing much more seriously. The President, who gave the challenge on his official twitter handle;@MBuhari, was speaking on the outcome of the meeting of the …

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Lagos extends Oshodi-Int’l Airport Road reconstruction to Ladipo axis …Approves construction of pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop …As Ambode orders spare parts traders to vacate construction sites

The Lagos State Government on Monday approved the extension of the ongoing reconstruction of the International Airport Road to Ladipo International Market axis along Oshodi Apapa Expressway. The Government also announced plans to construct a pedestrian bridge at Toyota Bus Stop in response to the yearnings of traders and residents …

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Former Head of State says Nigeria will benefit from Pamo University of Medical Sciences

Former Nigerian Head of State, General Abdulsalam Abubakar has declared that the establishment of Pamo University of Medical Sciences will help the country conserve foreign exchange as highly trained medical doctors will be educated locally. Abubakar, who is the Chairman of the Governing Council and Board of Trustees of Pamo …

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President Buhari explains proposed policy on grazing areas, says no plan to colonise any part of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday in Abuja, explained that the policy proposed by the Federal Government in response to the frequent clashes between herdsmen and farmers in the country is not meant to colonize any part of the country. Receiving Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) led by Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama, …

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NLNG presents $200,000 to 2017 Literature, Science Prizes winners; President Buhari congratulates winners; Commends NLNG

Nigeria LNG (NLNG) Limited, Wednesday at a Public Presentation in Lagos, formally presented The Nigeria Prize for Literature and The Nigeria Prize for Science, which come with a cash prize of $100,000 each, to four winning entries that emerged from the 2017 cycle. President Muhammadu Buhari , in a statement …

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