Tag: President Muhammadu Buhari

Breaking: Buhari Appoints Maj Gen Farouk Yahaya As Chief Of Army Staff

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Major General Farouk Yahaya as Chief of Army Staff. Brigadier-General Onyema Nwachukwu, Acting Director, Defence Information, announced this in a statement on Thursday. Yahaya was the General Officer Commanding 1 Division of the Nigerian Army and the incumbent Theatre Commander of the Counter terrorism Counter[Read More…]

Breaking: Buhari is currently hosting the Libyan Prime Minister, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently hosting the Prime Minister of the Libyan Government of National Unity, Abdul Hamid Dbeibeh, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Dbeibeh and members of his entourage arrived at the forecourt of the Presidential Villa at about 10.05 a.m,[Read More…]

Garba Shehu says the President’s dislike for the closure of roads could be the reason for his absence at Ibrahim Attahiru’s funeral

The presidency seems to have finally hinted on why Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari was absent at the funeral of Ibrahim Attahiru, deceased chief of army staff, and 10 other military officers who died in an air crash. Attahiru, a lieutenant general, and 10 other officers were laid to rest at[Read More…]

Buhari says late Army chief, Attahiru, Others Paid Ultimate Price For Peace, Security

President Muhammadu Buhari has mourned the Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant Ibrahim Attahiru and other victims of the military plane crash in Kaduna, saying they paid the ultimate price for peace and security in Nigeria. The late COAS was killed on Friday after a military Beachcraft 350 aircraft crashed at[Read More…]

Buhari directs NCC to collect the phone Identity, IMEI, of Nigerians within three months

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission to collect the phone International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI) of citizens within three months. Buhari’s directive to the NCC was contained in the Revised National Identity Policy for SIM Card Registration. The directive, according to Buhari, must be fully implemented[Read More…]

Just In: Buhari appoints Abubakar Fikpo as DG NDE

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Mallam Abubakar Nuhu Fikpo, as the substantive Director-General of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE). Before his appointment, Mallam Fikpo held the position in acting capacity. A statement by Presidential Spokesman, Garba Shehu Tuesday, said that the President also approved the appointment[Read More…]

President Buhari has departed Abuja for Paris, France

President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Abuja for Paris, France to attend the African Finance Summit hosted by the French President, Emmanuel Macron. The aircraft conveying the President took off from the presidential wing of the Nnamdi Azikie international airport, Abuja at about 14: GMT. The summit would focus on reviewing the[Read More…]

Breaking: Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for France

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday depart Abuja for France where he will attend the African finance summit. During the visit in France for four days, Buhari will take part in the summit and meet with Emmanuel Macron, the host country’s president. The summit is organised by Macron to discuss[Read More…]

Turkish President phones Buhari, seeks Nigeria’s support for Palestine

President Recep Erdogan of Turkey has told the President Muhammadu Buhari, that he expects Nigeria to show solidarity with Palestinians following the latest attacks by Israel on Jerusalem and Gaza. Erdogan made the call when he spoke with Buhari on the telephone on Thursday evening. The Turkish Presidency disclosed this[Read More…]

“I expect Nigerians to be more understanding” – Buhari says his administration is working hard

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday pledged said his administration is working hard to tackle insecurity confronting the nation and he hopes Nigerians understand. Speaking to journalists at the State House shortly after observing the Eid prayer, marking the end of the month-long Ramadan fast, President Buhari said that the menace[Read More…]