Tag - Buhari

Buhari Puts On Hold Confirmed NDDC Board Over Forensic Audit

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a letter to the Senate requesting a hold on the inauguration of the new board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC). Senate President Ahmad Lawan read the letter on Tuesday during plenary. President Buhari said the move was necessary to enable the interim management committee of the agency to conclude...

FG Slams Adoke, Shell, Others With 42-count Charges Over Malabu Oil Deal

The Federal Government has filed a fresh 42-count charge against former Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, and six others over alleged fraud in the $1.1 billion Malabu oil deal. Adoke is being charged alongside Rasky Gbinigie, A. Abubakar, Malabu Oil and Gas Limited, Nigeria Agip Exploration Limited, Shell Ultra...

Buhari Signs Finance Bill Into Law

President Buhari has on Monday signed the finance bill into law. The announcement came via the President’s official Twitter handle @MBuhari. His tweet read, “I am pleased to announce that this morning I signed into law the Finance Bill, 2019. “We introduced the Bill alongside the 2020 Budget, to: -Reform Nigeria’s tax laws to align with global best...

TINUBU, ATIKU, OSINBAJO AND MASARI MEETS

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, Governor Aminu Masari of Katsina State, Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Malam Abba Kyari; Senator Ibikunle Amosun, Malam Garba Shehu, and others, on Saturday, attended the wedding fatiha of Mahmud Nuhu Ribadu, son of former Chairman of the Economic and...

EFCC Release The Names Of Politicians That Will Go To Jail Under Buhari Govt

Many Nigerians are happy with what is going on in Nigeria right now, as the economic and financial crime commission goes after the looters. Because corruption is the biggest problem we are facing in Nigeria since 1960 till date. EFCC has team with the minister of justice and Attorney General of federation Abubakar Malami, to...

Nigerians Cannot Continue Traveling Overseas For Medical Treatments – Buhari

The Nigerian President on Friday, said Nigerians should not continue going abroad for medical treatment. “Nigerians have suffered so much going abroad for medical treatment. This is not good for us and it must stop because we can’t afford it again,” he said. The President, stated this at the Alex Ekwueme Federal University Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki,...

19 Killed As Gunmen Invade Tawari Community In Kogi State

A car touched by gunmen during an early morning attack At least 19 people have been reported killed following an overnight attack by gunmen on Tawari community in Kogi Local Government Area of Kogi State. Some residents of the community who narrowly escaped death alleged that the attackers could have been armed herdsmen. Among those killed...

Buhari, Abdulsalami, Others Move To Reconcile Ganduje, Sanusi

President Muhammadu Buhari has supported move to reconcile the governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi. The crisis between the governor and the emir had led to the creation of four additional emirates with four first class emirs in the state in order to whittle down the influence of...

BUHARI’S NEW APOINTMENTS UNDER MINISTRY OF COMMUNICATIONS AND DIGITAL ECONOMY

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved new appointments in the Parastatals under the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. Mr Femi Adesina, the President’s spokesman, who confirmed this development in a statement in Abuja, said the appointments were meant to fast-tracking the targets and mandate of the ministry. The appointments are as follows: 1. Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) (a)...

Osinbajo, State Govs Hold Last 2019 NEC Meeting

A meeting of the National Economic Council has started in Abuja. Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, is presiding over the session attended by state governors. The meeting started around 11.06am at the Presidential Villa. It is the last NEC for 2019. The session is ongoing.