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Nigeria is winning war against terror, says President Buhari at Jaji; Speaks on phone with Pa Fasoranti 

President Muhammadu Buhari has been in telephone contact with Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, whose daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunri, was killed by an armed gang on Kajola-Ore road, Ondo State on Friday. The President, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), condoled …

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President Buhari condoles Afenifere Leader, Pa Fasoranti on daughter’s death;  Greets Nobel Laureate, Prof. Soyinka @ 85; Hosts NASS leadership

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with leader of Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, on the death of his daughter, Mrs Funke Olakunrin. The deceased was reportedly shot Friday along the Kajola-Ore road, in Ondo State, by those the police described as armed robbers. The President, according to Femi Adesina, Special Adviser …

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Justify confidence reposed in you, President Buhari urges UNGA President-Elect  

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja formally congratulated Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President-elect of the United Nations, UN General Assembly and Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, urging him to justify the confidence reposed in him by Nigerians and the world. Receiving Ambassador Muhammad-Bande at State House, President Buhari said: ‘‘You …

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Free trade must also be fair trade, President Buhari says as Nigeria signs African Free Trade Agreement  

Nigeria officially joined the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) as President Muhammadu Buhari, Sunday, signed the Agreement in Niamey at the opening of the African Union (AU) Summit. President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President Media & Publicity, appended his signature to …

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President Buhari condemns deadly attack on migrant center in Libya  

President Muhammadu Buhari has strongly condemned the deadly airstrike on a migrant centre near Tripoli, Libya on Wednesday. In a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), President Buhari described as “inhuman, wicked and callous” such an attack on “helpless and defenceless people.” The Nigerian …

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