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AbdulRazaq Lauds Buhari Over Approval Of Neuropsychiatric Hospital For Kwara

Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for approving Kwara as the host state for the federal neuropsychiatric hospital for the north central zone. In a statement on Sunday, the Governor said the approval is dream come true for the administration and the three senators from Kwara, especially Senator Yahya Oloriegbe (Kwara…

Senate Receives Buhari’s Fresh Request to Borrow $4.054bn, €710m, $125m

The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari to consider and approve an external loan to fund projects captured under the 2018-2021 borrowing plan. The letter dated 24th August, 2021 was read during plenary by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan. Buhari in the letter explained that the projects listed in the 2018-2021…

PDP Slams Buhari for Travelling To London for Virtual Meeting

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described as appalling the decision by President Muhammadu Buhari to deploy the nation’s resources to travel to London for the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025, when the meeting is scheduled to be virtual. The party also berated the Presidency for trying to hide…

President Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the commercial operations of Lagos-Ibadan railway project at the Mobolaji Johnson Railway Station, Ebute Metta, Lagos. In a statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, the President at the inauguration,  described the feat “as another milestone in the drive of this Administration to revitalize the railway system and establish it as…

Zamfara Governor Approves “Shoot On Sight” Order

The Governor of Zamfara state, Bello Mattawalle has ordered the Zamfara State Police and other government security agencies to effectively implement the Presidential order to shoot on sight at bandits, persons or group of people seen with Ak-47 or any weapons. The governor who disclosed this via his Twitter handle on Wednesday said only those…

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…