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Ban export of Nigeria’s grain, Tambuwal tells FG; We’ll soon be self-sufficient in food production – Emefiele

Against the backdrop of concerns in some quarters of outbreak of famine in Nigeria next year, Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has urged the Federal Government to immediately stop the export of food items to neighbouring countries, especially through the land borders. Speaking in Isa LGA of the …

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President Buhari storms Akure; Rallies support for Akeredolu; Applauds Ondo APC guber aspirants; Attends party’s grand finale gubernatorial campaign rally

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Akure commended Ondo All Progressives Congress, APC, gubernatorial aspirants for their loyalty to the party and for supporting Chief Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, the party’s candidate for the November 26 elections in the state. Speaking at a meeting with the gubernatorial aspirants, APC elders in the …

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President Buhari to John Kerry: Corruption fighting back vigorously, but we’ll win; Meets with AfDB President; Mourns Gbadamosi

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the anti-corruption war is tough and grueling, with corruption fighting vigorously back, but assured that the battle would be won. Meeting with American Secretary of State, John Kerry, Wednesday, on the margins of conference on climate change, COP22, in Marrakech, Morocco, President Buhari, according …

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Police foil planned kidnap of billionaire, Femi Otedola; IGP restates commitment of NPF to clamp down on all criminal activities

An attempt to kidnap a Nigerian oil magnate, Femi Otedola, has been foiled by the Nigeria Police Force. According to a statement by DCP Don. N. Awunah, Force Public Relations Officer, the Inspector General of Police, IGP’s Intelligence Response Team (IRT) accomplished this task when it arrested a three man …

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Federal Government, Dangote Foundation join forces against malaria in Nigeria

Federal Government of Nigeria and Dangote Foundation have jointly launched a Document tagged “Engaging the Private Sector to Eliminate Malaria in Nigeria.” This is a private sector initiative that would explore resources from private investors towards eradicating malaria in the country. Malaria has been described as one of the major …

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President Buhari arrives Morocco ahead of Climate Change Conference; Pays tribute to late Sultan Dasuki

President Muhammadu Buhari, who has arrived Morocco for the Climate Change Conference COP 22 in Marrakesh, has extended heartfelt condolences to the Dasuki family, the government and people of Sokoto State on the death of the 18th Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Ibrahim Dasuki. President Buhari also commiserated with the Jama’atul …

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Copy Lagos developmental template, Dangote tells Obaseki…As Ambode advises Edo Gov on good governance; Dignitaries grace inaugural dinner for Gov. Obaseki

Billionaire businessman and Africa’s richest man, Alhaji Aliko Dangote at the weekend urged the newly sworn-in Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki to replicate the leadership template of former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu to transform Edo and make it a reference point for commerce and …

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President Buhari lauds Pope Francis for contribution to global peace; Swears in Justice Onnoghen as Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the contribution of Pope Francis and the Holy See to global peace, describing it as “active and relentless.” Speaking while receiving Archbishop Augustine Kasujja, Apostolic Nuncio (Ambassador of the Holy See) in a farewell visit at State House, Abuja, Thursday, the President said the effort …

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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council meeting; Congratulates U.S. President–Elect Donald Trump

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday, November 9, 2016, presided over a Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in the State House, Abuja. The President also congratulated the President-Elect of the United States, Mr. Donald Trump and American citizens on the outcome of their presidential election. The statement, by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser …

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Multi-party democracy best for Nigeria – President Buhari; Directs security agencies to ensure hitch free polls in Ondo, Rivers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declared that multi-party system remains the best option in Nigeria’s democracy considering the diverse population of the country. Speaking at the commissioning of Edo State University, Iyamho, in Etsako West local government area of Edo State, President Buhari urged Nigerians to appreciate the strength in …

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President Buhari visits Edo State to commission projects; Calls on new Oba of Benin; Says ‘Oshiomhole has more to do for the nation’

AGENE AKHERE, Benin President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Benin commended outgoing Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State for a job-well done, assuring him that the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) will find an important national assignment for him when he leaves office. Speaking at the Palace of the new …

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President Buhari, Govs. Tambuwal, Okorocha, Bishop Kukah grace Mini Durbar for Sultan’s 10th Anniversary

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday, November 5 attended a Mini Durbar in celebration of the 10th Anniversary of Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III in Sokoto. Dignitaries from far and near also graced the historic occasion, among them, the host Governor, Alhaji Aminu Tambuwal, Governor Rochas Okoro of Imo …

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President Buhari receives Senate President, Dr. Saraki; CAN (19 Northern States and Abuja); Outgoing Ambassador of Republic of Benin

President Muhammadu Buhari received in audience, the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki at the State House, Abuja on Saturday, November 4, 2016. Others who came calling were the Executive Committee Members of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN)- 19 Northern States and Abuja and H.E. Dr Mouftaou Laleye, the outgoing …

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We’re committed to ending extreme poverty, President Buhari assures as he receives report from NIPSS Senior Executive Course 38 participants

Remarks by His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, on the occasion of the Presidential parley with the Senior Executive Course No. 38 (2016) of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies, NIPSS, Kuru, on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at the State House, Abuja. One year ago, during the Presidential Parley with …

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