Tag Archives: President Muhammadu Buhari

‘Father Kukah Has Greatly Offended Many’

The Presidency said the Bishop of Sokoto Diocese, Most Rev Matthew Hassan Kukah has greatly offended many with his controversial remarks against the government and the person of President Muhammadu Buhari, with some even accusing him of voicing anti-Islamic rhetoric. A statement on Wednesday signed by Garba Shehu, Senior Special …

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Buhari Signs N13.5trn Budget, Tasks Agencies on Revenue Targets

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja issued stern warning to agencies of government saddled with generating revenue generation to work hard to meet their targets. The President issued the warning after he signed the Thirteen-Point- Five- Eight-Eight trillion Naira (N13.588 trillion) 2021 Appropriation Bill and the 2020 Finance Bill into …

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Buhari Promises to Curb Food Inflation in 2021

President Muhammadu Buhari said about seven states are producing all the rice Nigerians need for consumption, promising that his administration will keep a keen eye on food inflation in the New Year. Buhari, who has given a strong directive to the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, not to give any …

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IMF Ranks Nigeria 1st in Africa, 26th in the world

Nigeria stands as the number one country in Africa in the International Monetary Fund, IMF, 2020 World Economic Outlook’s ratings of countries. Using countries’ GDPs, IMF ranked Nigeria among the first 26 countries in the world in the same position with an average 442,976 million U.S. dollars. Countries are sorted …

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Only God Can Effectively Supervise Nigeria-Niger Border– Buhari

Only God can effectively supervise Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic, President Muhammadu Buhari said Tuesday. The president painted the seemingly hopeless situation in the State House while hosting former Vice-President Namadi Sambo, who chairs ECOWAS Election Mission to Niger Republic. A statement by the president’s media adviser, Mr. Femi Adesina, …

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344 Kidnapped Kankara Schoolboys Released

Students of Government Secondary School Kankara abducted last Friday, 11 December have been released on Thursday. The schoolboys were released at Tsafe near Zamfara on Thursday, according to reports. Reacting, President Muhammadu Buhari described their safe return as a big relief to their families, the entire country and international community. …

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Nigeria Opens Seme, Illela, Maigatari, Mfun Land Borders

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, ordered the immediate reopening of four land borders. The Presidency made this known in a tweet today. “President Buhari has directed the immediate opening of four land borders: Seme, Illela, Maigatari, and Mfun,” @NGRPresident tweeted. Nigeria had in August 2019 closed its land borders to …

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Buhari Hails Anthony Joshua on Victory Against Pulev

The President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Nigerian-born boxer, Anthony Joshua, over his victory against Kubrat Pulev Saturday night. This was contained in a press statement by Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, titled, ‘President Buhari hails Anthony Joshua’s victory over Pulev’ on Sunday. The statement read, …

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Buhari Reiterates Readiness to Reopen Borders

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, said “now that the message has sunk in with our neighbours, we are looking into reopening the borders as soon as possible.” The President gave the hint at a meeting behind closed doors with the nation’s 36 state governors on the security challenges across the …

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