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…
Presidency urges due process in press council amendment bill
The Presidency yesterday urged groups and individuals who have reservations for the proposed Press Council Amendment Bill to follow due process rather than criticise government through the media.
The real price of “change the change” campaign – Garba Shehu
On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt. The popular support for…
FG faults Amnesty International’s report on security agencies
The Federal Government has faulted the report by Amnesty International alleging human rights violation by Nigerian military and other security agencies. It said the report is inherently battling with credibility and falling vehemently short of evidential narration.
On killings in the Middle Belt
In obvious frustration arising from its inability to put a halt to acts of genocide perpetrated by herdsmen in the Middle Belt, the Presidency has alleged that politicians are behind the wanton killings. Although no proof was tendered to support the allegation, presidential spokesman Garba Shehu, asserted that the killings were politically motivated. This allegation…
Buhari urges youths to maximize opportunity in agriculture
President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his call on Nigerian youths to seize opportunities in agriculture, which he said is already proving to be the bedrock of the nation’s new economy.
President Buhari urges youths to maximize opportunities in agric
Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday, said Buhari made the call at a meeting with the Chief Executive Officers of six American agricultural companies and their Nigerian counterparts in Washington DC.
FEC increases Mangu dam project cost to N13.2 billion
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday announced that it has augmented the total cost of the Mangu Dam project in Plateau State to N13.2 billion.Briefing State House Correspondents after the meeting, Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity Garba Shehu...
Focus on facts not fiction, Buhari tells Transparency International
The Presidency yesterday berated Transparency International (TI) over its recent damning assessment of Nigeria's anti corruption fight and urged the organisation to focus on facts and discard fiction.