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US To Give Presd.Buhari $2.3bn To Fight Poverty

The Federal Government has signed a $2.3bn assistance agreement aimed at fighting extreme poverty with the United States Agency for International Development. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akande, disclosed this in a statement on Sunday. Akande said the agreement would help the government to combat extreme poverty among Nigerians over the ... Read More »

Buhari & Sultan Of Sokoto Make List Of Top 50 World’s Most Influential Muslim Leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari, the Sultan of Sokoto, Saád Abubakar, and a Maiduguri-based Islamic cleric, Sheikh Ibrahim Saleh, have been named among the world’s 50 most influential Muslim leaders. The Muslim 500, an annual publication of the World’s 500 most influential Muslims, recognised the three Nigerian leaders in its 7th edition published recently. The publication says there are 1.7 billion Muslims ... Read More »

Pres. Buhari Commiserates With Families Of The Dead And Injured In Abuja Bomb Blasts.

President Buhari has expressed his deep and sincere condolences to families of the dead and injured in yesterday’s blast in Abuja and other parts of the country. President Buhari has also assured of his administration’s commitment in the fight against terrorism in Nigeria. A delegation from the Presidency comprising of Chief of Staff Abba Kyari, Secretary to the Government of ... Read More »

Revealed: How President Buhari Chose His Nominees

President Muhammadu Buhari’s 21 would-be ministers whose names he gave the Senate on Wednesday were unaware of their nominations, The Nation learnt yesterday. The President neither met nor hinted any of the nominees of their appointments, it was learnt. After shortlisting those he needed, according to a source, Buhari directed security agencies to conduct discreet investigations into their records. Those ... Read More »

President Buhari Submits Ministerial List To The Senate

President Muhammadu Buhari has submitted names of his ministerial nominees to the Senate, presidency sources told Daily Trust last night. Special Adviser to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, submitted the names to the upper chamber yesterday, the sources said on condition of anonymity. Nigerians have been waiting since May 29 for Buhari to appoint his ... Read More »

President Buhari Appoints Himself As Petroleum Minister

As the nation awaits President Muhammadu Buhari’s ministerial list, the President on Tuesday said he would head the Ministry of Petroleum Resources. President Buhari while addressing some select reporters in New York on Tuesday, after addressing a Global Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL And Violent Extremism, he will remain the Minister of Petroleum. He said the step is being taken ... Read More »

See Epic Throw Back Photos of President Buhari and His First Wife, Safinatu

As we gear up towards the celebration of the Nigerian 55th Independence day, we bring you pictures of the President’s late wife, Safinatu Buhari. President Buhari with his Late wife and children (Photo Credit: News2 Online Nigeria) We bring to you throwback epic photos of Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari and his late wife, Safinatu Muhammadu with their children. The couple ... Read More »

Saraki Begs Obasanjo To Help Talk To Buhari; OBJ Intervenes

President Mohammadu Buhari on Saturday held a secret meeting with former President Olusegun Obasanjo in New York in a bid to calm the tension going on in the All Progressive Congress (APC) over the ordeal of the controversial Senate President, Bukola Saraki. The meeting which was held behind closed door at the Millennium Plaza Hotel in New York lasted for ... Read More »

Photos Of Buhari Addressing The UN General Assembly

President Buhari addressed the UN General Assembly and spoke on the topic “Strengthening The Means of Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals and Ensuring an AIDS-free Generation By 2030 Through The Elimination Of Mother To Child Transmission of HIV. A Dual Imperative For Nigeria”. Read More »

Buhari Expresses Sadness Over Death In The Hajj Stampede

President Muhammadu Buhari is deeply saddened by the colossal calamity which occurred yesterday in the Saudi Arabia, claiming the lives of hundreds of pilgrims, including some Nigerians. President Buhari believes that the stampede at Mina in which a notable Nigerian Journalist, Hajiya Bilkisu Yusuf, Prof. Tijjani El-Miskin and others lost their lives is a monumental tragedy, not only for citizens ... Read More »

President Buhari Arrives New York For UN 70th Assembly (Photos)

President Muhammadu Buhari arrived New York Thursday night in time for the 70th assembly of the United Nations. He arrived at the JFK international airport in NewYork aboard the presidential jet. Some Members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s delegation include SSA Household & Domestic Sarki Abba, SSA Media & Publicity Femi Adesina, Senator Hadi Sirika, Former Governor of Ekiti state Dr. ... Read More »

Fayose Shades Buhari, APC And Oshiomhole, Compares GEJ To Jesus

Ayo Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, delivered a trifecta of criticism on Thursday, while overseeing the Bayelsa primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party. Fayose took a swipe at President Muhammadu Buhari, Adams Oshiomhole and the All Progressives Congress. Speaking on Thursday in Yenagoa, Fayse yet again criticised Buhari for his appointment of Amina Zakari, as chairman of the Independent ... Read More »

President Buhari Delivers First Eid-El-Kabir Message

President Muhammadu Buhari has addressed Nigerians in his first ever Eid-el-Kabir message to facilitate with Muslims celebrating the Sallah holidays. According to The Nation, president in his Eid-el-Kabir message to Muslims reiterated his government’s commitment to eliminating Boko Haram insurgency and added that the sect’s days are numbered. An extract from the document delivered through the presidential spokesman Femi Adesina ... Read More »