Buhari Appoints New Fire Service Controller General

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mr. Liman Ibrahim as the new Controller-General of the Federal Fire Service. A statement signed by Al-Hassan Yakmut, Secretary, Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board on Thursday in Abuja said the appointment took effect from March 29. Yakmut said that Ibrahim’s appointment was made following […]

List Of Just Confirmed Ambassadorial Nominees By Senate

The Senate on Thursday confirmed three new ambassadorial nominees recommended to it by President Muhammadu Buhari early this year. The confirmation followed the consideration of the report of the Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs chaired by Senator Monsurat Sunmonu, which had earlier screened the nominees. The nominees who were confirmed are: Mr. Christopher C. Chejina […]

Senate Confirms Buhari’s NBS Board Nominees

The Nigerian Senate on Thursday confirmed President Muhammadu Buhari’s nominees for membership of Board of the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS). Their confirmation followed the adoption of the report of the Committee on National Planning and Economic Affairs. The nominees are Kabiru Nakaura as Chairman representing North West, Akinola Bashir (South West), Moses Momoh (South […]

Senate To Override Buhari’s Veto On Two Bills

The senate has resolved to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s veto on two bills passed by the national assembly. The bills are the the constitution of the federal republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fourth Alteration No. 28,) bill 2018 and Industrial development (Income Tax Relief) (Amendment) Bill 2018. The resolution of the upper legislative chamber was sequel […]

2019 Poll: Atkiu Denies Hiring US lobbyist To Unseat Buhari

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has denied hiring a US lobbyist firm to advance in his bid to unseat President Muhammadu Buhari. Atiku conveyed this in a statement issued on Wednesday. He said that the All Progressives Congress (APC). According to a report by Centre for Responsive Politics (CRP), Bruce […]

How Traditional Rulers Conspired With Bandits – Defence Minister

Mansur Dan-Ali, Nigeria’s minister of defence, has accused some higly placed traditional ruler of conspiring with bandits. He said that they (traditional rulers) provide them (bandits) with information to perpetuate their “nefarious actions or to compromise military operations” This was conveyed in a statement issued by Tukur Gusau, his spokesman. “The Nigerian Air Force has […]

I May Be ‘Baba Go Slow’ But I Didn’t Loot – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that doesn’t care if people call him ‘Baba go slow’. Buhari said that he’s going slowly because he wants to survive. He said that that he does not want to make the mistake he made as a military head of state, when he was imprisoned for being in a haste […]

Buhari Returns To Abuja After Economic Summits In Jordan, Dubai

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja on Tuesday night after attending economic summits in Jordan and the United Arab Emirate (UAE). The presidential aircraft conveying Buhari, his aides and some members of his entourage, landed at the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at about 10.45 p.m. President Buhari had […]

Bandits Killed Over 3000 People In Zamfara In Five Years, Says Yari

Abdulaziz Yari, governor of Zamfara state has said that armed bandits have killed about 3, 526 people in the state in the last five years. The Governor conveyed this at a town hall meeting in Gusau, the state capital, on Tuesday. Yari, who was represented by Abdullahi Shinkafi, secretary to the state government (SSG), also […]

2019 Poll: Atiku Makes Fresh Move To Unseat Buhari

Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has reportedly employed the services of a United States lobbyist firm to advance his challenge of the outcome of the February 23 presidential polls. Atiku had rejected the outcome of the 2019 presidential poll, alleging electoral irregularities. He filed a petition before the presidential electoral […]

Buhari Is Clearly A Man Of His Words, Says Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is a man of his word, evidenced by the ogoing development in the Niger Delta region. Osinbajo said this in a speech he delivered at the maiden matriculation of the Nigeria Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta state. “President Muhammadu Buhari is a man of his words and […]