Council of State okays $1 billion for agric, livestock, others
After a six-hour deliberation on the prevailing insecurity in the country, the economy and electoral matters, the Council of State meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday reviewed the funding of agriculture from $200 million to $1 billion to cater for livestock and farmers.
Buhari unveils plan to create 500,000 jobs from agric
President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed plans to create additional 500,000 jobs from irrigation farming.Buhari stated this during inauguration of governing boards of all the 12 River Basin Development Authoriry (RBDAs), Nigerian Hydrological Agency (NHSA) and the National Water Resource Institute (NWRI)
A short essay on ‘the other room’
It’s fast turning out that ‘the other room’ in the cosmos of President Muhammadu Buhari is where we have to look for answers to some of the bewildering national questions of the day. When he was grabbed on camera as he faced the world to disclose the existence of an enclosure exclusive to his wife.....
President Buhari to grace 32nd Koranic recitation in Katsina
President Muhammadu Buhari is to grace the 32nd Koranic Recitation Competition which is kicking off this morning in Katsina state.Buhari, who had been in the state over the weekend in a five-day stay, is expected to be be back again as Special Guest of Honour for the event.
Senate may suspend opponents of election sequence re-ordering
For alleging that the Senate targeted President Muhammadu Buhari in reversing the sequence of election to begin with the National Assembly and ending with the presidential election...
Buhari: A case for empathy and positive symbolism
Whichever way the re-ordering of the sequence of elections goes, the 2019 polls, give and take, will not go beyond April next year; meaning that effectively...
Herdsmen, cow owners and the rest of us
Sir: The other day, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State, technically made the head of cow sellers to take responsibility for any mishap that might be caused in the state by herdsmen.
2019: Goodluck, Buhari
Muhammadu Buhari didn’t have to be superlatively wealthy, in a worldly sense, for him to discern the inherent vanity of sheer materialism. He didn’t need the wisdom of the ancient Jewish king to know that all materialism winds up in absolute nothingness.
Buhari seeks development of downstream sector to meet energy demand
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said the country would focus on developing the downstream sector of the nation’s petroleum industry with the aim of pushing refined petroleum products to markets across countries in Africa.
Be prepared to make sacrifices for Nigeria, Buhari tells elite
Buhari, who spoke at a meeting at the weekend in Daura with Katsina Senior Citizens, said that in the life of a country, there are occasions when citizens must forgo personal pleasures or pay the ultimate price for the progress and unity of the nation.