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Buhari Reluctantly Approves N70m For Independence Celebrations

APPARENTLY disturbed by the dwindling revenues of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari approved only N70million for this year’s Independence celebrations. Addressing journalists on Tuesday, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal who was represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, OSGF made this revelation. According to the ... Read More »

How Aisha Buhari Ordered Closure Of Villa Chapel Children’s Church

As controversy over the closure of the children’s wing of the Villa Chapel located inside Nigeria’s presidential quarters rages on, DAILY POST has uncovered fresh facts on the matter. On Sunday, our correspondent was given an insight into the power play that has been going on inside the villa for weeks by Borno-based Pastor, Kallamu Musa Dikwa. Dikwa, it could ... Read More »

President Buhari To Announce List Of Ministers This Week

Baring last minute change, President Muhammadu Buhari may likely unveil his long-awaited cabinet this week, DAILY POST has learnt. The President has been facing public criticisms, especially from the opposition over his refusal to name his ministers three months after assuming office. The president has been calling on Nigerians to bear with him till the end of this month to ... Read More »

Delayed Cabinet: Civil Servants Do Most Of The Work, Ministers Make Noise – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has again defended his delay in composing his ministerial cabinet, saying civil servants and technocrats are more involved in the process of governance than ministers, who are only there to “make a lot of noise”. Buhari was speaking on Wednesday in an interview with French television station, France 24. Asked if the absence of a finance minister ... Read More »

Presd. Buhari Flags Off Highway Project In Cross River

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday, September 21, perform the ground breaking ceremony for the construction of a 260km super highway in Cross River State. Governor Ben Ayade had, on May 29, while being sworn in, promised a super highway and the Calabar deep sea port as two signature projects. The highway, which will run from Calabar through Ikom to ... Read More »

Akwa Ibom Political Elders Support Buhari, DSS Against Terrorism, Corruption

Political elders, stakeholders and leaders of thoughts from Akwa State have thrown their weight behind President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption drive, just as they hailed the Department of State Security services for the recent search of the state’s Government House. The group in a statement signed by former Minister of Women Affairs, Obong Rita Akpan- Ibesikpo, said there was need for ... Read More »

Buhari Consults Obasanjo Over Some of His New Ministers

Indications have emerged that the recent audience between President Muhammadu Buhari and his close pal, President Olusegun Obasanjo centred on national issues, especially the choice of new ministers. Buhari opened up to Obasanjo on the criteria for choosing his ministers. It was learnt that the president said he was seriously considering trying “new hands” instead of recycling the same old ... Read More »

Buhari To Kickstart Punishment Of The Armed Forces For Violating Human Rights

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari, reaffirmed his administration’s total commitment to the rule of law and warned that proven acts of human rights violation by the Armed Forces will be punished under his leadership. Addressing officers, troops and newly commissioned cadets on Saturday in Kaduna State at the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA), Buhari reminded them that the rule of law applied ... Read More »

I Don’t Hate Buhari – Governor Fayose

Ekiti state governor, Ayo Fayose says contrary to popular belief, he does not hate President Buhari. He said this while receiving the state labour leaders, led by the Chairmen of the Nigeria Labour Congress, Raymond Ade-Adesanmi and Trade Union Congress, Ayodeji Ladeji, in his office in Ado Ekiti yesterday September 10th. He said: “I consider the anti-corruption war of President ... Read More »

President Buhari Will Win War Against Corruption – Pastor Kumuyi

The General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi has said that the war against corruption is one important war President Muhammadu Buhari must win. The cleric who stated this after the Lagos City-Wide Crusade organised by the church in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), said he is praying for ... Read More »

President Buhari Will Win War Against Corruption – Pastor Kumuyi

The General Superintendent, Deeper Christian Life Ministry, Pastor William Kumuyi has said that the war against corruption is one important war President Muhammadu Buhari must win. The cleric who stated this after the Lagos City-Wide Crusade organised by the church in conjunction with the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) and Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN), said he is praying for ... Read More »

President Buhari Saved Nigeria From Total Collapse

The immediate past governor of Sokoto State and senator representing Sokoto North, Aliyu Wamakko has said that the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari over the last 100 days has salvaged Nigeria from total collapse. Wamakko, who maintained that Buhari’s resilience in keeping Nigeria great once again is evidently seen from anti-corruption fight, added that Buhari has proven to Nigerians that ... Read More »

PDP Bot Member Opposes Metuh, Explains Why Party Will Hang Buhari’s Portrait

A member, Peoples Democratic Party Board of Trustees, Chief Ebenezer Babatope, has said his party will hang the portrait of President Muhammadu Buhari in its national headquarters at the Wadata Plaza, in Abuja. He spoke in response to an earlier comment by the party’s National Publicity Secretary, Olisa Metuh. “We will never hang his portrait in this office, because President ... Read More »

Obasanjo Storms Aso Rock To Check Out Ministers For Buhari

To avoid further complains about marginalization and lopsided appointments, President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday received ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo at the State House, Abuja, to help him. ybnlguru gathered that both men had a closed-door meeting that lasted for hours, discussing some of the names on Buhari’s ministerial list. Obasanjo also gave the President some new names. At the end of ... Read More »

I Have Declared My Assets 4 Times – President Buhari

During his visit in Ghana today, President Buhari said he has so far declared his assets four times, for the four different times he has had cause to serve Nigeria in various capacities. “I recall that in 1975 when late Murtala Mohammed became the Head of State, we were lined up – governors, ministers, members of the Supreme Military Council. ... Read More »

What I Know About Buhari, Jonathan And Tinubu – Tunde Bakare

Pastor of the Latter Rain Assembly and one of the conveners of the Save Nigeria Group, Tunde Bakare, has disclosed what he knows about some of Nigeria’s leading political figures. Speaking in the second edition of The Interview magazine, which hits the newsstand this week, Bakare revealed how President Muhammadu Buhari chose him as running mate in 2011 and the ... Read More »

THISDAY Set To Honour Jega, Ribadu In Lagos, Buhari To Chair Occasion

The immediate past chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Attahiru Jega, and a former chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Nuhu Ribadu, are among 20 personalities who would be honoured Saturday for playing “game changer” roles in the socio-economic affairs of Nigeria in the last 20 years. The award ceremony takes place this evening at the Eko ... Read More »

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