Tags: President Muhammadu Buhari

Fresh Protests: Any Act Of Hooliganism Will Be Dealt With – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday warned that any act of hooliganism hiding behind lawful and peaceful protests will be dealt with decisively to ensure peace and stability in the country. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina revealed that the president stated this while virtually declaring open the Chief of…

Senate Confirms Yakubu as INEC Chairman

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed the appointment of Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, as Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission for another five years in office. The confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on INEC, led by Senator Kabiru Gaya, which submitted its report at plenary and recommended Yakubu for confirmation.…

Ondo Election: President Buhari Assures Peaceful, Transparent, Credible Poll

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday declared that all necessary measures have been put in place to ensure that the October 10 gubernatorial election in Ondo State is peaceful, transparent and credible. He also assured the electorate in Ondo of the provision of adequate security to forestall any breach of the peace by unscrupulous elements.…

Refund Cost of Using Presidential Jet for Your PA’s Wedding, Reno Tells Buhari

Former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan,  Reno Omokri, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to refund to the national treasury the cost of using Presidential jet to ferry his representatives to his Personal Assistant, Bashir Ahmed’s wedding in Katsina on Friday. In a statement by Reno Omokri, he stated that: “A Presidential jet is not the…

Alleged Coup: Buratai Summons Top Officers

On Friday, June 24, 2016, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, summoned top commanders of the service to the Army headquarters for an emergency security meeting. This, Aproko247 gathered, was due to the recent allegation that some top officers of the military was planning to overthrow the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.…

Buhari Meets Osinbajo, Budget Minister (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday had discussions with his vice, Professor Yemi Osinbajo at the State House, Aso Rock in Abuja. Also at the meeting with Buhari and Osinbajo was the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udo Udo Udoma. The talks were not unconnected with the controversial 2016 budget, which has set the executive…

PHOTO NEWS: Buhari Leaves For Malabo

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday morning left Abuja, Nigeria, for a visit to Malabo, Equatorial Guinea. The Nigerian leader is travelling to the Central African country on a 2-day State Visit for talks on Maritime Security on March 14, 2016. He is expected to return to the country on Tuesday, March 15, 2016.

FG Unbundles NNPC Into 7 Companies

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has finally been unbundled into seven independent operational units. This was approved on Tuesday by President Muhammadu Buhari and it takes immediate effect. The new units include those for Upstream, Downstream, Gas & Power, Refineries, Ventures, Corporate Planning & Services and Finance and Accounts. According to the Minister of…

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Nigerian women on the International Women’s Day, which is celebrated today, Tuesday, March 8, 2016. Buhari, in a statement issued on Tuesday in Abuja by one of his media aides, Garba Shehu, assured women of his government’s commitment to cater for their well-being and progress. The President said in…