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Buhari Nominates Dr Kingsley Obiorah As CBN Deputy Governor

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the name of Dr. Kingsley Isitua Obiora to the Senate for confirmation as Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria. In a letter to President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, President Buhari said the nomination was in accordance with the provision of Section 8(1) (2) of the Central... Continue Reading →

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Buhari Flies To UK, Begins Six-Day Trip Today

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will embark on a six-day trip to London on Friday (today), according to the State House. He is to participate in the inaugural UK-Africa Investment Summit, while in London. The summit opens on Monday, January 20, but Buhari will jet out of Abuja today. Buhari is expected back... Continue Reading →

Amotekun: Govs To Meet Buhari As Soyinka, Agbakoba, Others Lampoon AGF

The South-West governors will meet the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.),  over the Federal Government’s declaration of the Western Nigeria Security outfit, Operation Amotekun, as illegal. Punch NG gathered that the talks with the President would be preceded by a meeting of the South-West governors this week. The Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. Abubakar... Continue Reading →

Buhari, Osinbajo, Others Honour Fallen Heroes On Armed Forces Remembrance Day

President Muhammadu Buhari has honored Nigeria’s fallen heroes at the 2020 Armed Forces Remembrance Day. January 15 is set aside annually to honor members of the military who fought and are still fighting in various theatres of conflict within Nigeria and across the world. The day also celebrates the living among the Armed Forces who... Continue Reading →

Buhari Inaugurates Lagos-Ibadan Railway In May, Says Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday, said the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), could inaugurate the Lagos-Ibadan railway in May. Amaechi, who said this on a live television program monitored in Abuja, noted that the Federal Ministry of Transportation had been working hard to see that the project was set for inauguration... Continue Reading →

PDP Attacks Buhari Over Comment On Successor

The Peoples Democratic Party on Wednesday described as an acceptance of failure and lack of capacity, the Presidency’s continuous reference to a presidential successor, less than a year into the second term of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The PDP also alleged that the Buhari regime had no capacity to manage the affairs... Continue Reading →

Ex-REA Boss Resumes At UN After Buhari Reverses Her Suspension

Immediate-past Managing Director of the Rural Electrification Agency, Ms. Damilola Ogunbiyi, has assumed duty at her new job at the United Nations. A UN spokesman, Mr. Farhan Haq, made this known to the News Agency of Nigeria in New York on Tuesday. Haq said Ogunbiyi, who was appointed Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General on Sustainable... Continue Reading →

Pick Your Successor, Bakare Urges Buhari

The Serving Overseer, Citadel Global Community Church, formerly known as Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, has urged the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), not to leave the choice of his successor in 2023 to chance. In a nationwide live broadcast in his church on Sunday, Bakare, who paid Buhari a visit last week,... Continue Reading →

More Knocks, Less Praise For Buhari On New Year Message

Some prominent Nigerians and groups on Wednesday assessed the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.)’s New Year's speech and said it was uninspiring. The Committee for Defence of Human Rights, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Dr.Obadiah Mailafia; an elder statesman, Alhaji Tanko Yakasai,  and the Peoples Democratic Party, said they... Continue Reading →

I Will Be Standing Down In 2023, Buhari Tells Nigerians In New Year Message

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that he will leave office in 2023. The President said he is determined to help strengthen the electoral process both in Nigeria and across the region. He stated this in his New Year letter to Nigerians, which was released by the Presidency on Wednesday, January 1, 2020. “I will... Continue Reading →

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