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President Buhari commissions two manufacturing plants in Kano; Says govt’s trade, investment policies yielding results

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said that current changes to trade and investment policies by the government since it took office in May 2015 will help the nation to diversify the economy, attract more foreign investments and speed up the country’s industrialization. Speaking at the commissioning of two newly-established agro-based industries, …

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Development at LG level will stem tide of illegal migration – Dogara; Says: Hold state assemblies responsible if local government autonomy fails

The ongoing scourge of human trafficking and slave trade will become impossible if local governments are given opportunities to provide developmental activities at the grassroots to facilitate actualisation of aspirations of the people, Speaker Yakubu Dogara has said. Speaking when he received a delegation from National Union of Local Government …

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APC stakeholders in Kano endorse President Buhari, Ganduje for second term; President directs crack down on drug traffickers; Holds Town Hall Meeting

Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kano State on Thursday adopted President Muhammadu Buhari as their candidate for the 2019 general elections. The party leaders, according to a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Adviser to the President, Media & Publicity, also expressed their commitment and support to …

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President Buhari commends Guards Brigade for professionalism

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja commended the Guards Brigade for demonstrating a high-level of discipline and professionalism expected from officers and men of the Nigerian Army. Speaking at the decoration ceremony of the Commander, Guards Brigade, Brig-Gen. Musa Yusuf as Major-General, President Buhari, according to Femi Adesina,  his …

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Atiku: Why I’m returning to PDP; His return will add value to rebuilding party – PDP; Ekweremadu hails his return

By Emmanuel Oloniruha, Cecilia Ijuo Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar on Sunday announced his return to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), saying that he was returning as the issues that led to his exit had been resolved. According to a statement issued on Facebook by “Atiku Media Office” the announcement …

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PDP will emerge stronger from National Convention says Jonathan ▪Commends Governor Wike for projects delivery

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has declared that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will become solid  after the successful  conclusion  of the December 9 National Convention. Addressing journalists after a visit to the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike at the Government House Port Harcourt on Sunday, Former President Goodluck Jonathan …

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Regional cooperation, information sharing key to tackling violent extremism, President Buhari tells King Abdullah 11 of Jordan

  President Muhammadu Buhari has said that regional cooperation is now needed more than ever to combat the world-wide threat of violent extremism. Speaking at a bilateral meeting with King Abdullah II of Jordan, President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity) stressed …

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President Buhari arrives Aqaba to participate in counter-terrorism summit; Congratulates WizKid, Davido on Awards

My Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Aqaba, Jordan, to participate in a summit of Heads of State to review strategies in fighting terrorism. The summit, tagged, `Aqaba Retreat’, to be hosted by His Majesty, King Abdullah II of Jordan, would also look at ways at reinforcing joint security …

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President Buhari to participate in counter-terrorism summit in Jordan; Meets Tony Blair; Returns to Abuja from Abidjan

By Ismaila Chafe  President Muhammadu Buhari will join other Heads of State in Aqaba, Jordan on December 2, to review strategies for fighting terrorism. The summit would also look at ways of reinforcing joint security structures that would be more proactive in preventing attacks. The President’s Special Adviser on Media …

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All Nigerians stranded in Tripoli will be brought home, President Buhari assures; Vows to reduce illegal migration to Europe

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday night in Abidjan declared that all Nigerians stranded in Libya and other parts of the world will be brought home and rehabilitated. The President while speaking when he addressed Nigerians in the Diaspora, vowed to reduce the number of Nigerians heading for Europe illegally …

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President Buhari in Abidjan for EU-AU Summit with Tinubu, Govs. Emmanuel, Abubakar, others

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari arrived Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, for the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit slated for Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. The President was received at the Houphet Airport by Ivoiren President Alassane Ouattara. Those on the President’s entourage include governors Emmanuel Udom of Akwa Ibom …

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President Buhari attends EU-AU Summit in Abidjan; Inaugurates Committee on Tripartite National Minimum Wage(See President’s speech)

President Muhammadu Buhari will attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on November 28-29, 2017. The President, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser (Media & Publicity), will participate in working sessions on the Summit theme: “Investing in the Youth for a …

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We need to love our country – Adesina; Leaders must inspire patriotism through good governance- Peter Obi; Global Patriot Newspapers celebrates at 2

We need to love our country – Adesina By Bolaji Buhari The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, says patriotic zeal of citizens is very important to national development. Adesina spoke in Lagos on Thursday, at the 2nd anniversary of Global Patriot Newspapers, …

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