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President Buhari visits UN General Assembly President, Nigeria’s Professor Tijani Muhammad-Bande in New York; Assures support

By Harrison Arubu -United Nations, Sept. 23, 2019  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday paid a courtesy visit to the President of the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly (PGA), Amb. Tijani Muhammad-Bande, in his office in New York. The brief visit, which came on the sidelines of the ongoing …

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In business, we must play according to rules, President Buhari tells NACCIMA delegation; Receives new Head of Service 

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said everyone must play by the rules when it comes to trade and business activities that are central to Nigeria’s economic development. President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity), spoke at State House when …

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Buhari receives 2018 report of Police Service Commission; Dissolves Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property  

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged members of the Police Service Commission to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. Speaking Tuesday in Abuja while receiving the 2018 Annual Report of the Commission, President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser …

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 Xenophobia: 320 Nigerians to return from S.Africa on Tuesday-Mission;   Help returnees integrate, Dabiri-Erewa urges state govts   

By Fortune Abang, Joy Kaka Abuja, Sept 16, 2019 Nigeria’s Consul-General in Johannesburg, Godwin Adama, says 320 Nigerians have been registered to be evacuated from South Africa on Tuesday Sept. 17. Adama disclosed this in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja, while giving update …

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Soludo, Rewane make Buhari’s Economic Advisory Council; President decries attack on Saudi oil refinery plants

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigeria stands in solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, following drone attacks Sunday on the refinery plants at Khurais and Abqaiq. “We in Nigeria once experienced attacks on our own oil facilities. Those who sought, by doing so, to undermine governments of the …

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Shell Nigeria deploys HD aerial cameras to track spills, crude theft … seeks stakeholders’ collaboration

Nigeria’s leading energy giant, The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC), has deployed state-of-the-art high definition cameras for quick detection of and response to crude oil spills from its facilities. The cameras will also help in tracking vandalism of SPDC joint venture assets. SPDC’s General Manager, Igo Weli, …

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 Now is the time to stamp out terrorism – President Buhari charges West African leaders   

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, urged ECOWAS leaders not to allow terrorist groups destabilise the region. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President(Media & Publicity) quotes President Buhari as saying in his speech at the Extraordinary Summit of the Authority of …

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Govt approves $5.3 billion Ibadan/Kano railway project – Amaechi; Meets maritime stakeholders with Saraki

  By Chiazo Ogbolu Lagos, Sept. 12, 2019 The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, on Thursday said that the Minister of State for Transportation, Sen. Gbemisola Saraki would personally be in charge of all maritime agencies. Amaechi made this known in Lagos at the 3rd Maritime Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum …

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Why I congratulated Buhari – Wike; Reveals: Some PDP governors visit President at night; His real reasons – PDP Chief  

Rivers State Governor,  Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has explained that he congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari after the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal confirmed his election because it is better to offer public congratulations than visit the President at night. Governor Wike said that unlike some Governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) …

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IMO Election: Nigeria seeks return to Council. -As over 70 countries confirm participation at Global Maritime Security Council -IMO commend NIMASA on result of member State Audit Scheme result.

  Nigerian High Commissioner to the United Kingdom, His Excellency, George Oguntade has assured the international maritime community of the commitment of the Federal Government to enhanced security on Nigerian waters. This was as the Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency, NIMASA, Dr Dakuku Peterside announced …

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Xenophobia : First batch of 187 Nigerians return from South Africa; Air Peace says it is spending N300 million for the evacuation

By Yunus Yusuf Lagos, Sept. 11, 2019 The first batch of 187 Nigerians in South Africa have returned to Nigeria after the xenophobic attacks. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the returnees were aided by the Federal Government with the assistance of a Nigerian carrier, Air Peace. The …

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Election Petition Tribunal verdict: Lawan, Gbajabiamila, Tinubu, Ambode, Wike, congratulate Buhari; PDP cries foul, heads to Supreme Court

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, Speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, Leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State and former Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode have, among many others, congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory at the …

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