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President Buhari condemns wanton killings, condoles with Benue community; Receives goodwill calls from Egypt, Gambia, Ghana Presidents; Receives briefing from Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Buratai

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Benue State on the recent attack on a market in Zaki Biam by unknown gunmen which resulted in the loss of lives. The President, according to a statement by  Femi Adesina, his  Special Adviser, Media & Publicity,  condemned the …

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Ijaw group calls on Federal Govt to implement International Oil Companies’ relocation to Niger Delta

CHINEDU WOSU YENAGOA Ijaw Professionals Association (IPA) on Tuesday called for the implementation of the Federal Government’s directive to International Oil Companies (IOCs) to relocate to the Niger Delta. IPA in a statement signed by  its Chairman, Board of Trustees,  Maj-Gen Paul Toun, Mr Iniruo Wills, Homeland Chapter President and …

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President Buhari resumes duties; Notifies National Assembly(see letter): Receives briefing from Vice President Osinbajo; Speaker Dogara receives letter; Promises cordial relations; Presidency commends Speaker

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday resumed duties after his vacation. In compliance with Section 145 of the 1999 Constitution (as amended), the President, a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President(Media & Publicity) said, has formally transmitted letters to the Senate and the House of Representatives, intimating the National …

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I’ll rededicate myself to service of Nigeria – Buhari; Says ‘We must do more to educate our children; Mourns Ogbemudia

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja expressed gratitude to Nigerians for all the prayers and show of goodwill, pledging to rededicate himself to the service of the nation. Addressing the country from the State House, shortly after arriving from London, President Buhari said he was fully committed to serving Nigeria …

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CISLAC commends President Buhari’s decision for Osinbajo to continue as Acting President

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to allow his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo to continue to act as President as patriotic and confirmation of him “as a statesman and leader who places national interest above personal interests and does not possess the sit-tight mentality …

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Dogara’s Budget Reform Bill scales first reading in House of Reps . Proposes first week of September for budget presentation .Offenders risk 2 years jail for violation of Appropriations Act .Introduces reward for whistle-blowers

A Bill seeking to introduce radical  reforms to Nigeria’s budgeting process has scaled first reading in the House of Representatives on Wednesday. Sponsored by the Speaker, Hon Yakubu Dogara, the bill seeks to provide a legal framework for the reform of the Federal budget process and proposes serious penalties for …

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