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Security: President Buhari Asks U.S To Relocate Headquarters Of AFRICOM To Africa, Warns Of Likely Spillovers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged the United States to reconsider relocating US Africa Command (AFRICOM) from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer the Theatre of Operation, admonishing the international community to support Nigeria and the sub-region in tackling growing security challenges to avoid spillovers. President Buhari, who made this appeal in a virtual meeting with…

No Rift between Buhari, Tinubu – Presidency

There have been constant reported allegations of rift between President Muhammadu Buhari and leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Bola Tinubu, in the media. But the Presidency has cleared the air to stress that there is no quarrel between President Muhammadu and Tinubu, who was described as a “strong ally” of the former. In…

Buhari Warns Governors To Stop Rewarding Bandits With Vehicles, Cash

The President has asked to state governments “to review their policy of rewarding bandits with money and vehicles, warning that the policy might boomerang disastrously.” President Buhari gave this warning on Friday via his Twitter handle in reaction to the recent abduction of 317 schoolgirls from Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe, Zamfara. The president also…

Senate Confirms Ex- Service Chiefs As Non-Career Ambassadors

The senate on Tuesday confirmed the nomination of the Ex-Service Chiefs as Non-Career Ambassadors. They include former Chief of Defence Staff, General Abayomi Olonisakin; the former Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai; and the former Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas. Others are former Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique…

Again, Presidency Alerts Public Over Plot To Embarrass Buhari

The Presidency is once again alerting the nation of compelling reason to believe there is another orchestrated smear campaign against President Muhammadu Buhari, using some online newspapers and blogs. The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina had in a statement last month raised similar alarm over an alleged campaign…

It’s In Interest Of Youths To Keep Peace, Says President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday told Nigerian youths who have been protesting across the country that it was in their interest to keep the peace. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President spoke during the visit of the Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, Amina Mohammed,…

Buhari Announces Distribution of Free One Million Pre-Paid Meters

President Buhari yesterday announced that the government has made funding available for DisCos to immediately roll out 1,000,000 meters to consumers for free. This according to the president is under the first phase of the presidential mass metering initiative of which deployment had already started in parts of Kano, Kaduna, Lagos and Abuja. President Bujari…

President Buhari Addresses #ENDSARS Protesters

President Mohammed Buhari on Monday afternoon finally addressed Nigerians since the beginning of the nationwide #EndSARS protests. In a short video shared through the president’s official Twitter handle, the President promised that the dissolution of the Federal Special Anti-Robbery Squad (FSARS) is only the beginning of extensive police reform in the country, adding that operatives…

President Buhari Restates Confidence In Army

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday expressed full confidence in the ability of the Nigerian Army to protect the territorial integrity of the nation, particularly in the on-going war against terrorism, banditry and kidnapping. He also assured that the federal government will increase manpower and improve training to meet the changing dynamics of security in the…

Farmers Will Reap Benefits Of Our Policies – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Nigerian farmers stand to reap the benefits of his government’s reforms as he continues to accord the highest priority to agriculture. He described agriculture as the country’s largest employer of labour and engine of growth. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a…