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Presidency Denies Fire Incident in Aso Rock Villa

Nigeria’s Presidency has denied reports of a fire incident in Aso Rock Villa, the seat of the Nigerian government. Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement Sunday said: “I would like to clarify that there was no fire inside the Presidential Villa. …

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No Criminal Group Can Defeat Government, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the latest abduction of hundreds of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State as inhumane and totally unacceptable, sending out a strong warning to bandits and their sponsors. Reacting to the incident on Friday, President Buhari said that “this administration will not …

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Nigerian Govt. to Establish Council on Poverty Reduction

Professor Doyin Salami-led Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), has advised the Federal Government to setup a “National Council on Poverty Reduction,” towards achieving the country’s ambitious policy of lifting 100 million citizens out of poverty. PEAC gave the advice on Tuesday at a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari who agreed …

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Nigeria witnessing rise in Cybercrime– Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja called for an overhaul of the national strategy on cyber security, urging more emphasis on exploring the internet for economic growth opportunities, enhancement of knowledge and mitigation of crime. “I urge the National Security Adviser to continue to coordinate the efforts of all stakeholders …

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BREAKING: Buhari Extends IGP Adamu’s Tenure for 3 Months

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu for three months. The Minister of Police Affairs, Maigari Dingyadi, disclosed this on Thursday while briefing State House correspondents at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said that the decision of the President to extend …

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Buhari Directs Strict Compliance with Payment of Tax by Companies

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS) and related government agencies to plug all revenue leakages by ensuring strict compliance of tax payments by foreign companies operating in Nigeria, urging deployment of more digital platforms and seamless connections. Speaking, virtually, at the First National …

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‘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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