Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari Departs For London

President Muhammadu Buhari will today Monday July 26, 2021, travel to the United Kingdom to participate in the Global Education Summit on Financing Global Partnership for Education (GPE) 2021-2025. The President will after the Summit be spending some days for an earlier scheduled medical check-up and he is expected to return to Nigeria by the…

Senate Approves President Buhari’s Request For $8.325b, €490m External Loans

The Senate on Thursday approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request for ongoing external loans to the tune of $8,325,526,537 (USD) and €490,000,000 (Euros) under the 2018-2020 External Borrowing (Rolling) Plan. The approval followed the consideration of a report on the 2018-2020 External Borrowing (Rolling) Plan by the Committee on Local and Foreign Debt. Chairman of the…

N895.8bn Supplementary Budget Passes Second Reading In House of Reps

The 2021 Supplementary Appropriation Bill has passed second reading at the House of Representatives. The money bill of N895.842billion was passed on Wednesday during plenary by a session presided over by the Speaker, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila. The Leader of the House, Rep. Alhassan Ado-Doguwa, while leading debate on the general principles of the bill, said…

1994 African Cup of Nations: Buhari Allocates Houses to Super Eagles Squad

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved allocation of 3-bedroom houses to the Super Eagles Squad that won the African Cup of Nations in Tunis, Tunisia, in 1994, making real a promise by the Federal Government. The Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Garba Shehu, made the announcement in a statement on Thursday. He…

Give No Breathing Space To Terrorists, Criminals, President Buhari Tells Military, Security Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the military and security agencies not to give breathing space to terrorists and criminals in various parts of the country, saying the war must be concluded with restoration of peace and reconstruction of all the affected areas. He said the nation owes a debt of gratitude to military men and…

Job Creation: Makinde Urges FG to Reverse Twitter Suspension

As Twitter users across the country woke up on Saturday encountering difficulty in accessing the micro blogging platform, the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde, has urged the Federal Government to reverse the ban on Twitter operations in Nigeria, saying that the platform has created a source of livelihood for thousands of Nigerian youths. Makinde…

President Buhari Calls for Global Support to Develop Niger Basin

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for global support to develop the resources in the Niger Basin area, home to over 160 million people who depend on the River as a means of sustenance. Declaring open the virtual 12th Summit of Heads of State and Government of the Niger Basin Authority (NBA), the President said the…

President Buhari Says Rude Shock Awaits Those Planning To Destroy Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday issued a stern warning to those bent on destroying the country through promoting insurrection, and burning down critical national assets: a rude shock awaits them, and very soon too. The President spoke after he received briefing from Chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, on series of…

Nigerians are Starving, Dying, Address Food Insecurity Now – PDP Tells Buhari

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the All Progressives Congress (APC)-led Federal Government to end their insensitivity and take urgent steps to address the worsened food insecurity and the attendant hunger and starvation across the nation. The PDP, in a statement by its spokesman, Kola Ologbondiyan said the worsened…

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…