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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

Shi’ites: Don’t test our will to act – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday warned that the protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, were testing the patience of the Federal Government with their violent protests in Abuja.

Court sentences three friends to one month in prison each for stealing phone

A Magistrates’ Court in Wuse Zone II, Abuja on Tuesday sentenced three friends to one month in prison each for stealing a Techno cell phone.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah. 3

President Buhari holds bilateral talks with Liberia’s George Weah

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday, met behind closed doors the visiting Liberian President, George Weah, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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President Buhari: I declared June 12 democracy day to correct injustice meted-out on Nigeria

Contrary to speculations that President Muhammadu Buhari fell to pressures from leaders of the South-West geopolitical zone to recognize June 12 as national Democracy Day over political interest, the President on Wednesday said his decision was hinged on the need to correct alleged injustice meted out on the entire country by the military government.

Asiwaju Tinubu dedicates Democracy day to Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi, students

Sen. Bola Tinubu says he dedicates the maiden Democracy day celebrations to activists including late Dr Beko Ransom-Kuti, Gani Fawehinmi (SAN) and many students that sacrificed their lives for the nation to have history.

June 12: Femi Falana urged federal government to remember other ‘heroes’

A human rights activist, Femi Falana, has asked the federal government to recognise other Nigerians who played a part in the struggle for the annulled June 12, 1993, election.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

Asiwaju Tinubu: June 12 Nigeria’s freedom day

Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has extolled the heroic deeds of late Chief Moshood Kasimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola, acclaimed winner of the June 12, 1993, presidential election for his tenacity in standing for democracy in the country.

June 12: Everyday is Democracy Day in Nigeria – US Ambassador

United States Ambassador to Nigeria Stuart Symington has said in spite of the federal designation of June 12 as Democracy Day, everyday is democracy day in Nigeria.
President Buhari receives Salah Homage in celebration of Eid El Filtri in State House on 4th June 2019 1

Democracy Day: President Buhari hosts dinner for visiting leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari played host to visiting world leaders at a dinner last night in Abuja, ahead of the country’s Democracy Day, which is being marked today.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo thanks Senator Saraki for not taking advantage of power vacuum

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday jocularly thanked Senate President Bukola Saraki for not taking advantage of the vacuum in power before the presidential inauguration.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just taken his oath of office.

Ex-Presidents Jonathan, Obasanjo, others absent at President Buhari’s inauguration

Ibrahim Muhammad, acting chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), has administered the oath of office on Buhari and Osinbajo.
President Muhammadu Buhari has just taken his oath of office.

President Buhari sworn-in for second term as Nigeria’s president

The government had earlier announced that the event would be low-key as major parts of the event had been rescheduled for June 12, which has been declared Democracy Day.
President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.

Tight security as President Buhari, 29 state governors take oath of office today

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, 29 governors and their deputies will take their oath of office today.

Presidential inauguration: Police announce traffic diversion in Abuja

The Police Command in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) says there will be diversion of traffic on some major routes leading to the Eagle Square, venue of the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: President Buhari’s second term inauguration will be memorable

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has assured that the May 29 inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will be memorable.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

Minister: May 29, June 12 will be public holidays

The federal government has said May 29 and June 12 will be declared as national public holidays. They will now be observed as the inauguration day and democracy day, respectively, from this year.

Federal government invites world leaders to maiden June 12 Demoracy Day

The Federal Government has invited world leaders for the maiden June 12 Democracy Day celebration instead of the inauguration ceremony to save cost.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has assured the international community that President Muhammadu Buhari’s new administration will be more determined in the fight against corruption.

Minister: Our plan for first June 12 celebrations

The Federal Government said on Monday that it has lined up several activities to mark June 12 as Nigeria’s first Democracy Day.

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NSE: Investors react positively to ministers’ inauguration, assignment

Investors on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday reacted positively to the inauguration and assignment of ministers to various portfolios by President Muhammadu Buhari.
Presidential media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, says the Buhari administration is working with state governments across the Northwest to pursue an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion.

President Buhari warns cabinet members against unnecessary altercation

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Abuja, cautioned new cabinet Ministers against unnecessary altercation while discharging their responsibilities.
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Kaduna election: Tribunal dismisses Shehu Sani’s petition for lack of merit

The National Assembly Election Petitions Tribunal in Kaduna has dismissed the petition challenging the election of Senator Uba Sani as the lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District at the National Assembly.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed his wife, Aisha, and the wife of the Vice-President, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo, to serve on the Presidential Advisory Committee on the Elimination of Drug Abuse in the country.

President Buhari approves appointment of aides for First Lady

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of aides for the Office of the First Lady, occupied by Hajia Aisha Buhari.
Rwanda's President Paul Kagame and Uganda's Yoweri Museveni were once close allies but their relations have turned deeply hostile in a dispute that damaged trade between the neighbours.

Ugandan, Rwandan leaders sign pact to end months-long standoff

The presidents of Rwanda and Uganda on Wednesday signed an agreement in Angola to end months of tensions after the two leaders exchanged accusations of spying, political assassinations and meddling.