Mallam Garba Shehu
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the gas explosion which occurred on Friday at a Kano factory as “extremely horrific“. The president made his feelings known in a statement issued by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja late Saturday evening. Buhari said he was distressed by the tragic accident, the second in the city…
10 Aug 2021
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19 Dec 2020
President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday evening, met and sympathised with the 344 freed students of Government Science Secondary School (GSSS), Kankara, Katsina State, who were kidnaped by gunmen last week Friday.
3 Dec 2020
A peace advocacy group has taken a swipe at the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, over the comment credited to him to the effect that the service chiefs would remain in office as long as the president is satisfied with their performance.
6 Sep 2020
When a coalition of civil society groups petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari accusing the Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami of abuse of power, their prayer was that the AGF should step aside from his office. The petition, signed by Olanrewaju Suraj, Debo Adeniran, and Ezenwa Nwagwu, cited reports in an online news platform…
14 May 2020
The newly appointed Chief of Staff to the President (CoS), Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, yesterday declared he was picked for the job because President Muhammadu Buhari needs his competence and loyalty to succeed.
9 Jan 2020
In apparent confirmation of the fears expressed at different levels and fora by Nigerians, the presidency has at last confirmed that the Buhari administration is curiously run with the assistance of a cabal.
25 Sep 2019
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the reported attempted coup against the constituted authorities in Ghana. The president made his feelings known through a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, in Abuja on Wednesday.
23 Aug 2019
Money, the wag says, gets attention anytime, anywhere. So did it happen that on August 21, this got my instant attention: “Nigeria heading into fiscal crisis – presidency warns.”
22 Jun 2019
The Presidency last night declared that the abrogation of the Almajiri system of education (Qur’anic learning system associated with begging on economic and religious grounds peculiar to some northern states) remains an objective of the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration, but there is no immediate ban of it, as widely reported by the media. The Presidency…
22 Jan 2019
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo knows how to deliver his punches. As a trained soldier, he knows when to attack the enemy and cause maximum damage. The recent public statement released by the former Nigerian leader demonstrates his usual trademark public engagement with powers that-be. President Muhammadu Buhari has replied the former president, stating through his…
29 Nov 2018
Former president, Dr. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan’s book My Transition Hours launched the other day to coincide with his 61st birthday is a welcome literary contribution to the record of public service at the highest level in Nigeria. We congratulate Jonathan on his birthday. We also commend him for ‘putting pen to paper’ to give account…