Tag: President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari wants journalists not to encourage words that could hurt Nigeria’s unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged journalists not to encourage incendiary words and actions that could further hurt Nigeria’s unity. On the occasion of World Press Freedom Day, the president, in a statement issued on Sunday by Femi Adesina, his spokesperson, said he’s recommitted to freedom of the press – the[Read More…]

Just In: Buhari mourns Odumakin, pray “God to grant repose to the soul of the departed activist”

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of Yinka Odumakin, his spokesman in 2011, when he ran for President on the platform of Congress for Progressive Change (CPC), now defunct. According to a statement by Special Adviser to the President Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Buhari condoled with[Read More…]

“Yet to initiate, start and complete even one hospital” – Former Presidential aide, Reno Omokri stages protest against Buhari in London

Reno Omokri, a former spokesperson for ex-President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday, led a protest against President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Mr Buhari who has been criticised for medical tourism recently traveled to the United Kingdom for what his spokesperson, Garba Shehu described as a routine check-up. Having made public of his[Read More…]

Easter: Don’t allow mischief makers divide us – Buhari pleads

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians to prevent “the antics of a few mischief mongers to fragment the unity and faith that the vast majority of citizens of this country cherish and believe in.” The President said this on Thursday in his Easter felicitation message to Christians and the entirety[Read More…]

“You can’t bring down something that is already down” – Activist, Aisha Yesufu slams Garba Shehu

Nigerian Activist, Aisha Yesufu, Saturday, said, President Muhammadu Buhari has brought down his government. In a video she posted on social media, Yesufu said no one can bring down what is already down. She was responding to the comment of Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, who said nobody can being down[Read More…]

Buhari says the recharging of Lake Chad will curb illegal migration of young people to Europe    

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said the recharging of Lake Chad will help to reduce the irregular migration of youths striving to get into Europe through the Sahara Desert. He made the remark while hosting the President of Chad, Marshal Idris Deby Itno, at the State House in Abuja. According[Read More…]

“Too much unemployment” – Bola Tinubu laments, says Nigeria’s economy remains weak

All Progressives Congress chieftain, Bola Tinubu, says though Nigeria has exited recession, the country’s economy remains weak. Tinubu stated this in Kaduna on Saturday while delivering a speech as the chairman of the 2021 Sardauna Memorial Lecture held in honour of one of Nigeria’s founding fathers, the late Sir, Ahmadu[Read More…]

Buhari says Nigeria will never witness civil war again in a “tribute to martyrs”

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, recalled the lives lost to the 30-month civil war in Nigeria and prayed that never again shall the nation witness such. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, disclosed this in a statement titled “President Buhari pays tribute to[Read More…]

The Buhari “administration does not have a thinking capacity” – Northern Elders Forum

The Northern Elders Forum Friday says President Muhammadu Buhari must do more to secure the lives and property of the citizens.  Spokesman to the Forum, Dr. Hakeem Baba-Ahmed said it is clear that the government is not doing enough and that is why the results have been felt negatively across[Read More…]

Son of Nigeria’s President Buhari to wed Zarah Nasir Ado Bayero, daughter of the Emir of Bichi

Yusuf Buhari, son of Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will marry Zarah Nasir Ado Bayero, daughter of the Emir of Bichi, after the next friday prayers. A source close to the Bichi royal palace confirmed to the BBC Hausa Service that the two sides had met to discuss the love affair[Read More…]