OBASANJO ABSENT AS BUHARI MEETS EX-PRESIDENTS

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently in a meeting with past presidents in the Council of State’s meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Past president at the ongoing meeting include, ex-Presidents Yakubu Gowon, Ibrahim Babangida, Ernest Shonekan, Abdulsalami Abubakar,and Goodluck Jonathan. However, ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo was noticeably absent. The meeting is holding virtually. The meeting, which…

PRESIDENT BUHARI CAME TO ‘STEAL, KILL AND DESTROY’ – FEMI FANI-KAYODE

Former Aviation Minister and critic, Femi Fani-Kayode, said the emergence of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015 has plunged the country into darkness. Fani-Kayode said this while reacting to a statement credited to Femi Adesina, President Buhari’s spokesman. Femi Adesina had said, “Buhari’s emergence in 2015 saved Nigeria’s collapse” Adesina also stated that Buhari’s administration came…

BUHARI SEEKS FRESH $5.513BN LOAN

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the House of Representatives to request for the approval of fresh external borrowings totalling $5.513bn. Buhari, in the letter read by Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, at the plenary on Thursday, said the funds were for 2020 budget deficit, financing of critical projects, and some states…

NIGERIANS ARE LUCKY TO HAVE BUHARI AS A PRESIDENT – FEMI ADEDINA

Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to President Buhari, has said that Nigerians are lucky to have a leader like his principal at a time like this. Adesina stated this via his social media handle while dismissing attempts to pitch him against his boss, the president. According to him, he is a…

BUHARI TO ADDRESS NIGERIANS ON MONDAY

President Muhammadu Buhari will address Nigerians on Monday. Aliyu Sani, National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, made this disclosure when he appeared on a programme on Channels Television. Buhari is expected to speak about ongoing efforts to stop the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria and to decide on whether or not the…

FORMER BORNO GOVERNOR, MOHAMMED GONI, IS DEAD

The first civilian governor of Borno State, Alhaji Mohammed Goni, has died at the age of 78. A family source, who confirmed the death to SaharaReporters, said the former governor died on Wednesday evening from an undisclosed illness. In 1979, Goni was elected as the first civilian governor of the former Borno State on the…

NIGERIA REDUCES PETROL PRICE TO N123.5

The Nigerian Government has reduced the price of petrol from N125 per litre to N123.5. “Motor Spirit pump price hereby announces guiding PMS pump price of N123.50 per litre,” Nigeria’s Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) executive secretary Abdulkadir Saidu said in a statement. “The guiding price which becomes effective 1st April 2020, shall apply…

NIGERIAN GOVERNMENT REDUCES PETROL PRICE TO N125

The price of petrol has dropped to N125 from N145 following an approval given by President Buhari The decision was taken after a presentation by the Minister of State, Petroleum , Mr Timipre Sylva to the Federal Executive Council on Wednesday. The Nigerian government and the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation confirmed the new price of…

BUHARI DENIES HAND IN DETHRONEMENT OF MUHAMMADU SANUSI II

The presidential aide, in a statement in Abuja yesterday, described all such insinuations as untrue, malicious and politically motivated.He said: “The President does not have a history of intervening in the affairs of any state in the country, unless the issue at hand is of national consequence. “On such matters which impinge on national security,…

BUHARI MILITARY REGIME

I WONDER WHY NIGERIANS THINK WE CAN’T DEFECT BOKO HARAM – BUHARI

Having heard discouraging statements from Nigerians that it’s impossible for the country to defeat insurgency, President Muhammadu Buhari , Friday assured Janez Lenarcic, the European Union (EU) Commissioner for Crisis Management, that Boko Haram, banditry and other security issues bedeviling the nation can be handled. He said if Nigeria after 30-month civil war was able…

Buhari Signs 2020 Budget Today

The N10.59 trillion budget, which will be signed by the president at 3.30p.m., is N264 billion higher than the N10.33 trillion estimates presented by the president in October. It is made up of N4.84 trillion allocation for recurrent expenditure, N2.46 trillion for capital expenditure, N2.72 trillion for debt servicing, fiscal deficit of N2.28 trillion and…

Christians Hold Sunday Services Behind Buhari’s Kitchen – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has called for religious tolerance in Nigeria. He said that President Muhammadu Buhari was an embodiment of such. Osinbajo explained that Buhari is so tolerant that he allowed the Villa Chapel to be situated behind his kitchen. He spoke at the Opening of the General Assembly of the Nigerian Supreme…

Buhari leaves Nigeria for Equatorial Guinea on Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday, November 29, 2019, embark on a trip to Malabo in Equatorial Guinea for a summit. After the summit, the president will return to his country home, Daura, in Katsina State for a five-day visit. Explaining the purpose of his trip to Malabo, the presidency on Thursday, November 28, 2019,…