Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari Begs ASUU to Consider Students, Call Off Strike

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to consider the plight of students and call off the ongoing strike. He made the appeal on Thursday at the 19th National Productivity Day and the conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit Award (NPOM) on 48 eminent Nigerians and organisations…

Buhari Travels to Abidjan for Cop-15 Conference

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday, May 8, 2022, departed for Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, to attend a United Nations organized conference on the future of land, regarding desertification, drought, degradation, rights, restoration and implications for national and world economies. The President, who will participate in a Summit of Head of States and Government, May 9th-10th, 2022,…

Buhari Seeks Quick Passage of Money Laundering, Terrorism Prevention Bills

The Senate has received the Money Laundering Bill and Terrorism Prevention Bill transmitted by President Muhammadu Buhari for expeditious consideration and passage. The bills were accompanied with a letter read at the start of plenary on Thursday by the Senate President, Ahamad Lawan. President Buhari, in a letter dated 12th April, 2022, said the request…

Buhari impressed with Dangote’s $2.5bn Fertiliser plant, Says Nigeria to Witness Agric Boom

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday commissioned the new 3 million Metric Tonnes capacity per annum state-of-the-art Dangote Fertiliser Urea Plant, with an emphatic assurance that the project would give a huge fillip to Nigeria’s agricultural sector, which revitalisation has been a focal point of his administration’s economic policy. The new plant, which he commissioned in the…

Fuel Crisis: APC is Kneeling on the Necks of Nigerians, Says PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned the All Progressives Congress (APC) administration that its unrelenting culture of arrogance, impunity and criminal pillaging of the national resources is akin to kneeling on the necks of Nigerians. The opposition party warned that there is a limit to what the people could bear under an administration that…

Senate Rejects Amendment to Electoral Act

The Senate, on Wednesday, rejected the Executive request by President Muhammadu Buhari to amend the Electoral Act signed into law on the 25th February, 2022. This followed the failure of the Electoral Act Amendment Bill to scale through second reading on the floor during plenary. The move to reject the bill was signaled by a…

Buhari Appoints Board and Management of NNPC Limited

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed the Board and Management of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited, in accordance with the power vested in him under Section 59(2) of the Petroleum Industry Act 2021. This was made known in a statement on Wednesday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina.…

Trial of Corrupt officials: Niger Delta Youths back Buhari, Laud Akpabio

By Henry Ovie Youth leaders in the Niger Delta on Sunday applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for vowing to rid the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) of the moral and political rot that has plagued it for so long. “We are continually inspired by Buhari’s dedication and vision to addressing development issues in the Niger Delta…

NDDC Forensic Audit: Buhari Says ‘Every Kobo’ Will Be Recovered, Culprits To Face The Law

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the concluded forensic audit of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) was being reviewed, with a view to recovering every kobo that is recoverable, while those found culpable will face the law. Speaking at the virtual commissioning of the NDDC Prototype Hostel at the University of Uyo, Akwa…

Finance Bill 2021 Scales Second Reading in Senate

The Finance bill 2021, forwarded by President Muhammadu Buhari to the National Assembly on Tuesday has scaled second reading in the Senate. The bill was sponsored by the Senate Leader, Yahaya Abdullahi (Kebbi North). President Buhari, in the letter to the Senate, on Tuesday, explained that the request for the passage of the Finance bill…