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President Buhari appoints Tunde Fowler new chairman FIRS

President Buhari has appointed Tunde Fowler as the Executive Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). Until his appointment, Mr Fowler was the Chief Executive Officer /Executive Chairman of the Lagos State Board of Internal Revenue from 2005 to 2014. He had his higher education in the United States where he obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Economics from the ... Read More »

President Buhari Orders The Release Of $21m To Joint Taskforce For The Fight Againts Boko Haram

President Buhari has approved the sum of $21m aid in the fight against Boko Haram. Speaking at the AU summit yesterday ,he said I am pleased to note that Cameroon, Chad and Niger are already showing this attribute by fighting alongside Nigeria under the umbrella of Multinational Joint Task Force to defeat Boko Haram. “In this regard, the member countries ... Read More »

President Buhari To Present Minister List To National Assembly

Baring any last minute changes, President Buhari is expected to present his ministerial list to the National Assembly members for screening and consideration next week. The ministerial list is expected to be made up of only technocrats who he believes will be very productive in whatever capacity they are to function in. Names like ex Lagos governor, Babatunde Fashola, Oby ... Read More »

President Buhari Leaves to South Africa, heads AU Summit

President Buhari will be departing Nigeria for South Africa on Saturday, June 13, to attend the 25th African Union Summit which is currently taking place in Johannesburg. A statement issued on Friday in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the President on Media & Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Buhari will be undertaking his first continental assignment since taking office ... Read More »

President Buhari Leaves Mosque Without Long Convoy..(See pics)

The guy who posted these photos on Twitter claims this black car was carrying president Buhari as he left the National Mosque in Abuja this afternoon after Jumaat prayers. There’s only one other car driving beside his car; there’s no siren or long convoy. If that is really him, then kudos to him. Not all these ones that will be ... Read More »

President Buhari Promises To Work With Senate President, Bukola Saraki & Speaker HOR, Yakubu Dogara

The Presidency has released a statement saying that President Buhari has noted the outcome of the elections of Senator Bukola Saraki and Hon Yakubu Dogara as Senate President and Speaker House of Representatives respectively. President Buhari in the statement reiterated his earlier position that he doesn’t wants to be drawn into the politics of the National Assembly but will work ... Read More »

President Buhari to present Nigeria’s ‘wish list’ at the G7 Summit in Germany

Press statement from Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) to President Buhari, Shehu Garba President Muhammadu Buhari arrived in Munich, Germany on Sunday, 7 June, armed with the “wish list” of Nigeria in line with the demand of the Group of Seven (G7) industrialized countries. The G7 had earlier requested the then President-elect to prepare a shopping list and come ... Read More »

President Buhari Leaves Tomorrow For G7 Summit In Germany

President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Nigeria on Sunday morning for Germany. According to a statement on Saturday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President will be traveling to Germany to attend the G7 Summit that is scheduled to take place in Bavaria from June 7 to 8, 2015. Shehu said invitation to the summit ... Read More »

President Buhari and VP Osinbajo’s Salaries Revealed

Officially, politicians do not earn much in salaries but the secret allowances they collect are too much. According to the Revenue Mobilization Allocation and Fiscal Commission (RMAFC), the President of the country, Muhammadu Buhari, will earn a monthly salary of N3,514,705. The role of the RMAFC, empowered by Part 1 of the Third Schedule of the Nigerian Constitution, is to ... Read More »

FIFA President ‘Sepp Blatter’ Resigns

After 17 years in charge of the football governing body,FIFA president,Sepp Blatter has resigned .It comes as an explosive letter appeared to contradict its claims that Sepp Blatter’s right-hand man was not involved in the payment of an alleged $10million bribe.During a press conference at the FIFA HQ in Zurich,the 79 year old who was re-elcected four days ago said ... Read More »