Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari, Osinbajo Receive COVID-19 Vaccine Jabs On Live TV

  President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), have just received their COVID-19 vaccine jab, a day after the Federal Government launched the vaccination exercise in the country. They took the jab on Saturday at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The vaccine was administered to the President…

Bawa Assumes Office, Says Fight against Corruption Will be Intelligence-Driven

The Executive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Abdulrasheed Bawa on Friday March 5, 2021 officially assumed duties with a pledge to steer the organization towards proactive and intelligence-led investigation. He said he would create a full-fledged directorate of intelligence that would spearhead intelligence gathering, which will ensure proactive response in the…

President Directs Immigration Service To Tighten Security Around Borders

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to improve surveillance and control around the nation’s borders, and “ensure that criminal elements don’t find Nigeria as a safe haven to hide and perpetrate their criminality.’’ President Buhari, who stated this in his speech at the virtual Commissioning Ceremony of the Nigeria…

Dangote Grooms Nigerian Engineers to Manage Refinery Complex on Completion

The Management of Dangote Oil Refinery is preparing young Nigerian graduates to take over the management of its 650,000 barrels per day single train refinery when it becomes operational in 2022. Already, the company has trained several Nigerian engineers in some of the world’s biggest refineries in India and other parts of the world to…

Lifting 100 Million Out Of Poverty Isn’t By Accident, We Will Deliver On It – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that the administration’s ambitious policy of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty did not come by accident or “something we just bumped into,” but a deliberate one that will be pursued with remarkable grit and determination. Speaking on Tuesday at a meeting with the Presidential Economic Advisory Council…

Senate Asks Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency On Security

The Nigerian Senate on Wednesday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to urgently declare a state of emergency over the prevalent insecurity in the country. The Senate who in strong terms condemned the kidnap of students and teachers of Government Science Secondary School, Kagara, Niger State, by unidentified gunmen, further called on the President to “consider…

EFCC Denies Corruption Allegation Against Abdulrasheed Bawa

Few hours after President Muhammadu Buhari nominated Abdulrasheed Bawa on Tuesday for Senate confirmation as the next substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), news surfaced online that he was arrested and detained by the anti-graft agency in 2019 for selling at least 244 trucks worth between N20-30 million each to his…

Buhari Blames Elites for Rising Violence in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has attributed the series of violence and disruption being experienced in parts of the country to a few people with resources and influence. The president, who said this on Tuesday during a meeting at the State House Abuja with a delegation of Borno/Yobe Elders Forum, assured Nigerians that the culprits will be…

Nigeria Tops List Of Out-Of-School Children In The World

The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, has said Nigeria topped the list of out-of-school children in the world. This situation she said has informed the decision of the federal government to set up a committee that would develop plans to address the challenges. Speaking at the inaugural meeting…

Buhari Requests Senate To Confirm 40-Year Old Bawa As EFCC Boss

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Abdulrasheed Bawa as substantive Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, the President said he was acting in accordance with Paragraph 2(3) of Part1, CAP E1 of EFCC Act 2004. Bawa, 40,…