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President Buhari mourns Professor David-West

State House statement conveying the President’s condolence, reads, partly, “Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, 83, was a consultant virologist of national and international standing. He served as Commissioner of Education in the old Rivers State, Minister of Petroleum and Energy under the Muhammadu Buhari military regime, and Minister of Mines, Power and Steel under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime.”
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Governor of Anambra State, Dame Virginia Ngozi Etiaba, on her 77th birthday.

President Buhari congratulates Virgy Etiaba at 77

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Governor of Anambra State, Dame Virgy Etiaba, on her 77th birthday.

President Buhari hails Archbishop Kaigama’s appointment

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the appointment of Archbishop Ignatius Kaigama as the Archbishop of the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja by the Holy Father, Pope Francis.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari receives Pastor Tunde Bakare and Executive Secretary, Christian Pilgrims Commission, Tor Uja and Chairman of National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, Abdullahi Mukhtar Muhammed during an audience at the State House in Abuja.

President Buhari hails Pastor Bakare at 65

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly, Pastor Tunde Bakare, on his 65th birthday.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar: They gave him a false sense of hope

After the Supreme Court threw out the legal challenge by Atiku Abubakar of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) on the February 2019 presidential poll last week, two things flashed across my mind. One was a song, the other, a quote from William Shakespeare’s Macbeth, which I’d read over 40 years ago.

President Buhari commends Akinwumi Adesina’s leadership of AfDB

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Akinwunmi Adesina, Board of Governors and members of staff of the institution on the historic increase in its capital from 93 billion dollars to 208 billion dollars.
President Buhari today received Akin Adesina, President, African Development Bank at the State House - 23rd April 2019 4

President Buhari praises Akinwumi Adesina over AfDB’s capital increase to $208 billion

President Muhammadu Buhari has praised the President of African Development Bank, Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the Board of Governors and the members of staff on the increase of the bank’s capital from $93billion to $208bn.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Lagos State over the death of retired Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson, who was the first Military Governor of the state.

President Buhari mourns Mobolaji Johnson

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with government and people of Lagos State over the death of retired Brig.-Gen. Mobolaji Johnson, who was the first Military Governor of the state.

President Buhari hails Afe Babalola at 90

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with legal luminary, educationist and philanthropist, Chief Afe Babalola (SAN), who turned 90 on Wednesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, on Tuesday. 13

President Buhari: Golden Eaglets’ come-back victory a lesson in resilience

President Muhammadu Buhari has applauded the performance of the Golden Eaglets in their second game at the ongoing Under 17 FIFA World Cup competition in Brazil, on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari mourns cancer specialist Professor Ajekigbe

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Ajekigbe family, the academia and the medical profession on the passage of renowned oncologist, Professor Aderemi Tajudeen Ajekigbe.
President Muhammadu Buhari has departed Japan after participating in the seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development in the country.

President Buhari jets to London from Saudi Arabia

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Monday leave the country on an official trip to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to attend Economic Forum of the Future Investment Initiative in Riyadh.
President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his trip to New York where he participated in the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly. 1

President Buhari to spend two weeks in London on private visit

President Muhammadu Buhari will travel to London at the end of his trip to Saudi Arabia on Saturday.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold.

President Buhari: We must win war against drug abuse

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that the war against drug abuse remains one of the critical elements of the Next Level mandate of his administration.

President Buhari, Goodluck Jonathan felicitate with General Gowon at 85

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated erstwhile Nigerian Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, as he turns 85 years today.
President Muhammadu Buhari and Gen. Yakubu Gowon at a meeting at the State House Abuja in May 2019

President Buhari hails General Gowon at 85 as living legend

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria’s former Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon a living legend and a symbol of national unity, in a tribute to mark Gowon’s 85th birthday tomorrow.
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was declared winner of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, on Friday in Oslo, Norway.

President Buhari congratulates Ethiopian premier for winning Nobel Peace Prize

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was declared winner of 2019 Nobel Peace Prize, on Friday in Oslo, Norway.
President Muhammadu Buhari assured on Wednesday that he will do everything within his power to “carry everyone along on my last lap as a democratically-elected leader.” 1

President Buhari: I’m devoted to Nigeria’s unity

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to the unity of Nigeria. He vowed to devote all his time and energy to promote it for the benefit of Nigerians.

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Senator Omo-Agege: Tam David-West a grat patriot

Even now that he has passed on to eternal realms, Prof. Tamunoemi Sokari David-West will forever be remembered as a great patriot and intellectual of formidable standing at home and abroad, Deputy President of the Senate Ovie Omo-Agege has said.
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Senate proposes bill to establish agency for hate speech

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