Divided opinion trails Buhari’s travel ban on 50 high-profile Nigerians
The recent travel ban on 50 high profile citizens by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari through an executive order to firm up his campaign against graft, has generated mixed reactions from Nigerians. “A number of enforcement procedures are currently in place by which the Nigeria Immigration Service and other security agencies have placed no fewer than…
FG disowns list of 50 persons banned from travelling
The Nigerian Government said it has not released the list containing the names of the '50 high-profile’ persons banned from travelling out of the country. A government spokesman said on Saturday that 50 high-profile Nigerians have been banned from leaving the country. “A number of enforcement procedures are currently in place by which the Nigeria…
Buhari meets Islamic group, says education is solution to terrorism
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met with the Qadiriyyah Islamic Movement of Africa at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, he urged religious leaders in the country to assist government to overcome forces of destruction. He implored them to do so by enlightening their…
Is There A Need For New Faces In The Nigerian Government?
When Olusegun Obasanjo became Nigeria’s president in 1999, the people celebrated. After years spent under repressive military juntas, democracy was a welcome relief. Obasanjo, a onetime military head of state had gone through the same turmoils suffered by the average Nigerian within a space of three years, three months and three days. He also understood…
Osun guber: Buhari urges aggrieved contestants to seek redress in court
President Muhammadu Buhari has urged aggrieved contestants in Thursday’s conclusion of the Osun State governorship election to seek redress in court if they disagreed with the outcome.
Presidency intensifies effort to convince Labour to end strike
The Presidency, yesterday, stepped up efforts to convince labour unions in the country to call off their strike, following the earlier meeting at which the government accepted their demand to reconvene the tripartite meeting on the proposed new national minimum wage.
World leaders share from Buhari’s leadership style, says presidency
The presidency, yesterday, said world leaders long to have audience with President Muhammadu Buhari to enable them share from his approach to leadership and acumen in initiatives to effect positive change in Nigeria.
In video, abducted Leah Sharibu pleads for rescue
From captivity, Leah Sharibu, one of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls, yesterday pleaded for an urgent intervention by President Muhammadu Buhari to facilitate her rescue.
Buhari signs instrument of accession to cocoa agreement
President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Instrument of Accession to the International Cocoa Agreement, 2010.A statement signed by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, yesterday, said the decision came following the approval by the Federal Executive Council...
Buhari returns to Nigeria today
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to return to the country today after his 10-day holiday in London. The president left the country on August 3, leaving vice president Yemi Osinbajo in acting capacity since then. The President's return was confirmed by his media aide, Garba Shehu, who did not specify any time of the…