Tag: Buhari

Buhari departs Abuja for Investment Summit at Riyadh in Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the presidential aircraft conveying the president and a few members of his entourage took off from the presidential wing[Read More…]

CBN’s eNaira to grow Nigeria’s GDP by $29bn in 10yrs — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the adoption of Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) can increase Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 29 billion dollars over the next 10 years. Buhari made this submission on Monday while performing the formal Unveiling of Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Digital Currency, eNaira at the[Read More…]

Why Buhari is visiting Saudi Arabia along with Pantami, others — Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday depart for Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, to participate in the investment conference organised by the Future Investment Initiative Institute. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in a statement on Sunday in Abuja. According to Garba Shehu, the[Read More…]

Buhari presides over service chiefs meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday presided over a meeting with the service chiefs at the presidential villa, Abuja. The meeting, which started at 10 am is being attended by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, and Ibrahim Gambari, chief of staff to the president.[Read More…]

Bandits’ days indeed numbered, says Buhari after attack on Sokoto market

President Muhammadu Buhari has issued a stern warning to notorious bandits terrorising the North East following an attack on a Sokoto market that killed at least 40 persons. The gunmen had on Sunday attacked the Goronyo market in Goronyo Local Government Area in the Eastern Senatorial District of the state[Read More…]

‘Replace the term rising insecurity with declining insecurity’ – Buhari urges Nigerian media

President Muhammadu Buhari asked the Nigerian media to change the narrative of reporting the prevalent insecurity across the country. In a statement signed by the Senior Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Monday, Buhari said the term rising insecurity should be replaced with the[Read More…]

SERAP sues Buhari, wants court to declare ‘plan to monitor WhatsApp messages illegal’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari, asking the court to “declare illegal and unconstitutional the plan by the administration to track, intercept and monitor WhatsApp messages, phone calls, and text messages of Nigerians and other people, as it severely threatens and violates[Read More…]

Buhari is a bad omen to us, we suffered for him in 2015 and 2019, no reward — Ex-Militant

Eshanekpe Israel, a.k.a Akpodoro an ex-militant and leader of the National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE-A) has chastised President Muhammadu Buhari for not rewarding him and his group for their support in bringing him to power in 2015. According to Akpodoro, he met the president in 2013 and promised[Read More…]

Buhari renews Dikio’s appointment as interim administrator of Amnesty Programme

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the renewal of appointment of retired Col. M. D. Dikio as Interim Administrator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme for another one-year tenure. According to a statement by Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, on Thursday in Abuja, President Buhari[Read More…]

Cut N26bn presidency budget for medical centre, travels, meals, SERAP tells Buhari

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari “to cut the N26 billion presidency budget for the construction of the presidential wing at the state house medical center, local and foreign travels, meals and refreshments, ‘sitting allowance’, and ‘welfare package’, and to use some of the savings[Read More…]