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Atiku Returns From Dubai, Subjected To Security Search At Airport

Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, returned to the country from Dubai on Sunday morning. As his private jet landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja around 1a.m., security operatives were waiting for him. They did not allow the former Vice President to disembark. Rather, they boarded the jet and embarked on a thorough search. However, nothing incriminating, aside personal effects of Atiku, his aides and crew members, was found. A source said “they were probably looking for bags of hard currencies”. Atiku later disembarked…

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At APU Conference, Buhari Justifies Investment In Girl-Child Education

ADDRESS BY H.E MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE 73RD SESSION OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE AND 41ST CONFERENCE OF SPEAKERS OF NATIONAL PARLIAMENTS OF THE AFRICAN PARLIAMENTARY UNION PROTOCOLS: I am delighted to welcome you all to Nigeria, for the 73rd Session of the Executive Committee and the 41st Conference of Speakers of the African Parliamentary Union, holding in our capital city, Abuja. Your coming to Nigeria coincides with the time when our country has just concluded one more step in the journey towards widening…

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Buhari Declares State Of Emergency On Water, Sanitation Sector

……….Urges States To Follow Suit President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, in Abuja declared a state of emergency on Nigeria’s water supply, sanitation and hygiene sector. The President said the declaration has become imperative to reduce the high-prevalence of water-borne diseases in different parts of the country, which has caused preventable deaths. Speaking while inaugurating the National Action Plan for Revitalization of Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Sector at State House Conference Centre, President Buhari directed government at all levels to redouble efforts and work towards meeting the nation’s water supply…

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Mismanagement In Previous Govt Mind-Boggling, Says Buhari

“We are trying to organize the country. The extent of mismanagement we met when we came was mind-boggling,” President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Receiving a group from the South-east part of the county under the aegis of One on One Nigeria, Tuesday night, the President added: “Many times, I have spoken about the tremendous resources available to us between 1999 and 2014, and how it was frittered. If only they had used just 25% of it on infrastructure; road, rail, power, Nigerians would mind their own businesses, and not bother…

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Minimum Wage: Buhari Gets Committee Report, Gives Commitment

….To implement  New Recommendation President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his commitment to ensuring the implementation of a new National Minimum Wage. Speaking on Tuesday while receiving the report of the Tripartite Committee on the Review of National Minimum Wage from the committee’s chairman, Amal Pepple at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Buhari expressed delight that the committee had successfully completed its assignment in a peaceful and non-controversial manner. He revealed that the Federal Government would soon transmit an Executive bill (on National Minimum Wage) to the National…

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COCIN Leadership To Buhari, Churches Need Land Allocation From Northern States

……..Seeks Release Of Leah Sharibu …….;I’m Distressed, Depressed By The Killings In Nigeria’-Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari says he is distressed and depressed by the atrocious ethno-religious killings in the country, appealing to Nigerians to learn to live together in peace and harmony. Receiving leaders of the Church of Christ in Nations (COCIN) Tuesday, at State House, led by Rev Dr Dachollom Datiri, President Buhari urged religious, community and traditional leaders to do more in promoting peaceful co-existence among Nigerians at different walks of life. Datiri also requested the President to…

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We’ll Sustain Big Plans On Infrastructure –Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that his administration will sustain massive investments to upgrade and develop the country’s transport and power infrastructure. President Buhari stated this when he received members of the Association of Retired Career Ambassadors of Nigeria (ARCAN) led by Ambassador Oladapo Fafowora. The President told the retired Ambassadors that Nigerians will never forget the ‘‘lost opportunity between 1999 and 2015,’’ when the nation had huge resources at its disposal. ”There is no part of the country I haven’t been to, having attempted to be President four…

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Buhari Gets Attestation Of WAEC Result From Registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received attestation and confirmation of result from West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) registrar in State House. His results and particularly the WAEC certificate which is a requirement for eligibility to contest as the Presidential candidate has been the subject of controversy before this latest development by the Presidency. WAEC registrar, Dr Iyi Uwadiae led a delegation of council to the state house for the presentation of the results.

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Buhari: Nigeria Economy Looking Good, We Will Make It Better

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja his administration will continue to implement policies that will make Nigeria’s economy, which is already looking good, better. Speaking at an audience with Mr Jesper Kamp, the new Ambassador of the Kingdom of Denmark to Nigeria, President Buhari said Nigeria welcomes further strengthening of relations with countries, especially in the areas of agriculture and trade. President Buhari told the Danish Ambassador he was pleased that relations between Nigeria and Denmark have remained strong; noting that in the economic sphere there is still some…

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Buhari Urges APC Aspirants, Stay Faithful To Country, Hold Fast On Integrity

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja urged political party aspirants who lost out in the primaries to remain faithful to the country and hold fast on integrity as there will be more opportunities to serve along the way. Speaking at a dinner with All Progressives Congress (APC) Aspirants Forum at the Presidential Villa, President Buhari said the primary motivation to contest elections should be to improve the country, and not for pecuniary reasons. “We must maintain our faith in the country,’’ he told the coalition of party members who contested…

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