Tag: Gen. Muhammadu Buhari

FG to Release 4million Bags of Fertilizer by Year’s End

The Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) will deliver 4 million bags of 50kg Nitrogen, Phosphorous and Potassium (NPK) fertilizer to farmers, at an affordable price, before the end of the year. Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity), Mallam Garba Shehu disclosed this at the weekend on Hannu Ya[Read More…]

OBJ, IBB, Abdulsalami Meet In Minna As Presidency Keeps Mum Over Buhari’s Health

Three former Nigerian leaders, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) and Abdulsalami Abubakar met in Minna, capital of Niger state, on Monday afternoon. According to LEADERSHIP NEWSPAPER, the meeting which lasted for over two hours held at the hilltop home of IBB. The newspaper said visitors who usually besiege Babangida’s house[Read More…]

“Presidency Lied” – Junaid Mohammed Says Buhari’s Recent Trip To Germany Was For Medical Reasons

With the dust yet to settle over an interview Aisha Buhari granted the British Broadcasting Corporation, a Second Republic lawmaker, Junaid Mohammed, has stated that the President’s recent trip to Germany was for medical reasons. Mohammed, a Russian-trained medical doctor, revealed this in an interview with SUNDAY PUNCH on Saturday.[Read More…]

Niger Delta Militants Want To Take Over The Nigerian Economy But We Will Not Allow Them Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the objectives of the Niger Delta militants is to colonise the economy, but that his administration is up to the task of preventing that from happening. Buhari said this on Monday during an audience with Frank-Walters Steinmeier, foreign minister of Germany, at the presidential villa in[Read More…]

Buhari Deserves Commendation – Says Sultan of Sokoto

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, for introducing `Change Begins With Me’ campaign in Nigeria. “The president deserves commendation for making this bold move christened, The Change begins With me,’’ he said. Abubakar spoke in Sokoto on Monday when, Gov. Aminu Tambuwal, paid[Read More…]

Charles Soludo Says “Poverty Is Escalating, Inequality Increasing In Nigeria Under APC.”

President Muhammadu Buhari has not come to terms with the economic realities of the day, as he has failed to combat economic challenges confronting the nation. “Poverty is escalating, inequality is increasing and unemployment is increasing in Nigeria under APC.” says Professor Charles Soludo former Central Bank of Nigeria Governor[Read More…]

SGF Says Federal Government Finding It ‘Difficult To Fund Budget’

Babachir Lawal, the secretary to the government of the federation, on Wednesday said the federal government, is finding it difficult to fund the 2016 budget. While appearing before the joint senate committees on ethics, appropriation and finance, Lawal explained that there is a fall in oil production 800,000bpd – compared[Read More…]

Muhammadu Buhari’s Address To Nigerians, One Year In After Taking Over The Affairs of The Nation

The last one year of the All Progressives Congress led federal government has “been a year of triumph, consolidation, pains and achievements”, president Muhammadu Buhari has said. This was contained in his national wide broadcast in Abuja on Sunday. Below are the full details of the speech: “My compatriots, It[Read More…]

Buhari Appoints Katsina Governor’s Chief Of Staff, Dikko Umaru SMEDAN CEO

President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved the appointment of Dr. Dikko Umaru Radda, the Chief of Staff to the Governor of Katsina State, as the Director-General/Chief Executive Officer of the Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria (SMEDAN). According to a statement from the Office of the Secretary to the[Read More…]

Why Buhari Will Not Congratulate Seriake Dickson After Winning Bayelsa Polls – Lai Mohammed

If Seriake Dickson the Governor of Bayelsa State is expecting a congratulatory message from President Muhammadu Buhari over his recent re-election for a second term of office, he had better forget it. Lai Mohammed, Nigeria’s minister of information and culture told journalists in Abuja on Monday that the President would[Read More…]