Tag: Buhari

Ortrom vs Buhari: ‘I challenge them to a debate on Channels TV; Nobody can intimidate me’ – Ortom replies

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has challenged President Buhari to a televised national debate on the state of insecurity in the county. Ortom told journalists in Makurdi on Thursday, that the statement released by the Presidency in response to his recent interview on Channels Television where he raised a[Read More…]

President Buhari mourns former Nigeria’s First Lady, Victoria Aguyi-Ironsi

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended deepest condolences to the Aguiyi-Ironsi family, and government and people of Abia State on the passing of Chief Mrs. Victoria Aguiyi-Ironsi, wife of the first military Head of State, Major General Johnson Thomas Aguiyi-Ironsi. In a message, the President affirmed that Lady Victoria’s incredible strength[Read More…]

‘Under my watch, Benue will not accept open grazing’ Ortom threatens to sue Buhari

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom has threatened to sue President Muhammadu Buhari if he decides to implement the Grazing Reserve Policy. NewsWireNGR had reported last week, that President Buhari had, last week, approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch,” 368 grazing sites, across 25 states in the country,[Read More…]

PHOTOs: Buhari, Osinbajo, others at Yusuf, Zahara wedding luncheon

President Muhammadu Buhari and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday, 22 August 2021 attended the Luncheon in honour of Yusuf and Zahra Buhari to conclude their Wedding Ceremony in Abuja. Pictures below: Photos by Tolani Alli, Personal Photographer to Osinbajo and Sunday Aghaeze, Personal Assistant to Buhari (Photography)

Buhari acting like Roman Emperor Nero — Afenifere

The leader of Yoruba sociopolitical organisation, Afenifere, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, has drawn comparison with President Muhammadu Buhari and the Roman Emperor Nero who did nothing while his empire burnt. This description they said was over several errors it claimed the Buhari-led government has made. A statement signed by Afenifere’s spokesman,[Read More…]

SERAP sues Buhari, others over ‘missing N106bn in 149 MDAs’

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a lawsuit against President Muhammadu Buhari “over his failure to probe allegations that N106bn of public funds are missing from 149 ministries, departments and agencies.”  The suit followed the grim allegations by the Office of the Auditor-General of the Federation in his[Read More…]

Just In: Buhari approves review of grazing reserves in 25 states

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved recommendations of a committee to review “with dispatch,” 368 grazing sites, across 25 states in the country, “to determine the levels of encroachment.” This was contained in a statement signed by Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity, Garba Shehu and released[Read More…]

Insecurity: ‘Buhari is ready to make more changes if he is not satisfied’ – NSA

Nigeria’s National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno says President Muhammadu Buhari wants to solve the problem of insecurity before leaving office. Monguno spoke on Thursday after Buhari met with the security chiefs at the presidential villa, Abuja. He said: “It is evident that a lot of successes have been recorded. Large[Read More…]

Jos Killings: 48 Hours after threatening retaliation, Islamic cleric visits Buhari

By Steven Kefas Popular Bauchi based Islamic Cleric and the Leader of the Tijaniyya Sect, Sheikh Usman Dahiru Bauchi has visited President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa Abuja. The Cleric had on Tuesday promised to meet with the President over the Killing of ‘his members’ in Jos, Plateau state[Read More…]

Happening Now: Buhari meets security chiefs at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently confering with security chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. In attendance are Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; Secretary to the Government of Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; National Security Adviser, retired Major General Babagana Monguno; Chief of Defence[Read More…]