Home / Lead Story (page 5)

Lead Story

Mubi mosque suicide attack cruel, says President Buhari; Receives Gnassingbe, President of Republic of Togo

  President Muhammadu Buhari has described the early Tuesday morning suicide bomb blast in a mosque in Mubi, Adamawa State as “very cruel and dastardly.” A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), said that while commiserating with families of the several victims, government …

Read More »

President Buhari meets ICAO President, pledges to improve aviation infrastructure

  By Ismaila Chafe  President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will speed up the improvement of aviation infrastructure in the country to enhance the country’s economic development. The president made this known when he received the President of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), Muyiwa Aliu, at the State House, …

Read More »

I’m quite aware of problems besetting Judiciary – Says President Buhari, declares open All Nigeria Judges Conference

KEYNOTE ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AT THE OPENING CEREMONY OF THE 2017 ALL NIGERIA JUDGES’ CONFERENCE OF THE SUPERIOR COURTS, HELD AT ANDREWS OTUTU OBASEKI AUDITORIUM NATIONAL JUDICIAL INSTITUTE, ABUJA ON 20TH NOVEMBER, 2017. Protocols: I am happy to accept your kind invitation to address this Assembly …

Read More »

President Buhari, APC, Gov. Dickson congratulate former President Jonathan at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress, APC, and Governor Henry Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State, among others,  have congratulated former President Goodluck Jonathan on his 60th birthday anniversary on Monday, November 20, 2017. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), said that on …

Read More »

Egmont Group: Nigeria’s suspension threatens anti-money laundering laws – Group

By Temitope Ponle The Intergovernmental Action Group Against Money Laundering in West Africa (GIABA) says Nigeria’s suspension from the Egmont Group can have negative effects on the fight against money laundering in the sub-region. Director-General of GIABA, Col. Adama Coulibaly, said this at the opening of the group’s 18th Ministerial …

Read More »

Buhari returns to Abuja after 2-day working visit to South East; Directs reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides; His visit will bring unity – Okorocha; How I appoint my aides – Buhari

By Peter Okolie, Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a two-day official visit to Ebonyi and Anambra in the South East geo-political zone. The President’s visit was the first since the inception of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government. Buhari, who commenced the visit on Nov. …

Read More »

We’ll fulfill promises on infrastructure for South East, President Buhari assures Ndigbo

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abakiliki, capital of Ebonyi State, assured Ndigbo that his administration will ensure the timely execution of roads, power and other projects in the South-East. Addressing Ebonyi State Leaders of Thought and Traditional Rulers at a meeting in Government House, the President, according to …

Read More »

Original Ikoyi whistleblowers emerge, petition AGF …Say EFCC, others shortchanged them …. May go to Court to stop payment

The last has not been heard of the controversies surrounding the payment of the 5% commission to the whistleblower who gave the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) tips that led to the recovery of $43.4 million, N23.3 million and 27,800 Euros that was stashed in an apartment at the …

Read More »

Security, stability of Nigeria depends largely on provision of functional education – President Buhari declares at Special Retreat of Federal Executive Council on Challenges facing Educational Sector

  REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, AT THE PRESIDENTIAL SUMMIT ON EDUCATION, NOVEMBER 13, 2017 AT OLD BANQUET HALL, STATE HOUSE, ABUJA PROTOCOLS: I am delighted to welcome you all to this important ministerial summit which I consider crucial to our quest to improving the lot of our …

Read More »

11 PDP governors hold crucial meeting with chairmanship aspirants ahead of Dec 9 convention in Enugu; We’ve agreed to sign peace accord by Tuesday – Dokpesi

By Felix Nwadioha, Emmanuel Oloniruha The 11 Governors of Peoples Democratic (PDP), Sunday,  held a crucial closed door meeting in Enugu with the eight national chairmanship aspirants of the party ahead of the Dec. 9 national convention of the party. The governors are Ishaku Darius, Taraba; Dankwambo Ibrahim, Gombe; and …

Read More »

Wike, Amaechi’s security men clash; Wike’s men pulled guns on Amaechi, vandalized his car – Amaechi; Amaechi’s men attacked Wike’s convoy – Wike

Governor of Rivers State, Barrister Nyesom Wike and Minister of Transportation, Rt. Hon. Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi have given conflicting accounts of a clash between security personnel attached to them on Saturday, with each claiming that the other was the aggressor. The full statements from their respective media aides on the …

Read More »

President Buhari promises to address concerns of insecurity, injustice raised by religious leaders

   President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja assured religious leaders, and all Nigerians, that his administration will address rising concerns over corruption, insecurity and injustices in various parts of the country. President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), gave …

Read More »