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Presidency: President Buhari not sleeping on duty

The Presidency on Monday described as unfair the comment by the Catholic Bishop of Yola Diocese, Rt. Rev. Fr. Stephen Mamza, describing President Muhammadu Buhari as ”sleeping on duty as Commander-in-Chief.”
Liberia's President George Weah laughs during a news conference at Presidential palace in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, April 4, 2018. REUTERS-Thierry Gouegnon

Snakes sacks Liberia’s George Weah from presidential office

While Sudan President Omar al-Bashir was recently forced out of office following a military coup, Liberian President and three-time African footballer of the year George Weah has been forced out of his office by snakes.
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President Buhari extends Justice Tanko Muhammad’s tenure as CJN

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the appointment of Tanko Muhammad as the acting chief justice of Nigeria by another three months.
A Senior Advocate of Nigeria, Mr. Okon Efut, who led the former Chief Justice of Nigeria Walter Onnoghen’s defence team at Thursday’s judgment proceedings of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, has indicated that the conviction of the former CJN would be appealed at the Court of Appeal.

Presidency: Justice Onnoghen case is victory for corruption fight

The Presidency says the war against corruption is all encompassing and not designed to persecute anyone for political or other reasons.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) in State House on 17th April 2019 4

FEC approves $20 million foreign loan for Lagos

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a loan of $20 million for Lagos State strategic transportation plan.
President Buhari receives in Courtesy Visit Labour Leadership led by President of Nigeria Labour Congress Ayuba Wabba in State House on 7th Mar 2019-3

My government will not fail Nigerians – President Buhari tells Bill Gates

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday night commended one of the world’s richest men, Bill Gates, for his consistent and generous support to public causes around the globe, and specifically for supporting the eradication of polio and HIV diseases in Africa and Nigeria in particular.
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President Buhari asks ministers to submit handover notes

An indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) earlier than the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office emerged yesterday when he asked ministers and agency heads to turn in their handover notes by Wednesday.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari sets to dissolve cabinet

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to dissolve his cabinet as he prepares to wind down his first term in office.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari asks ministers to submit status report April 24

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked all cabinet members to submit comprehensive “status reports on policies, programs and projects” under their watch by April 24.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

Federal government approves $20 million foreign loan for Lagos strategic transportation plan

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the loan of $20 million for Lagos state strategic transportation plan.
President Muhammadu Buhari has traced the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria, which end up in the hands of militia forces, bandits and insurgents groups to countries bordering Sahel and sub Saharan nations. 1

President Buhari traces weapons used by bandits, terrorists to Sahel, Sahara regions

President Muhammadu Buhari has traced the infiltration of small arms to Nigeria, which end up in the hands of militia forces, bandits and insurgents groups to countries bordering Sahel and sub Saharan nations.
Some of the 82 released Chibok girls waiting before a meeting with Nigeria's President at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, on May 7, 2017. AFP

Why Chibok parents turning to TB Joshua to find daughters

The parents of the Chibok girls are worried that an unseen force, beyond Boko Haram, could be behind the troubles they have experienced in the past five years since their daughters were stolen from school in north-eastern Nigeria.
Leah Sharibu

President Buhari rekindles hopes for Leah Sharibu, Chibok schoolgirls return

President Muhammadu Buhari has rekindled hope for the release of the remaining schoolgirls of Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State kidnapped five years ago and and Leah Sharibu who was kidnapped from Dapchi Science Secondary School last year by Boko Haram terrorists.
Leah Sharibu

Presidency: Why Leah Sharibu is still being held by Boko Haram

The Nigerian Presidency has explained why Boko Haram terrorists have not released Leah Sharibu, captured last year February from Science Secondary School in Dapchi, Yobe state.
President Buhari arrives Dubai for the Annual Investment Meeting on 7th April 2019 2

President Buhari in N’DJamena for CED SAD meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived N’Djamena to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Federal government warns Atiku Abubakar to stop overheating the polity

The Federal Government on Thursday admonished the People’s Democratic Party’s Presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar to stop overheating the polity with purported self help moves after losing the February presidential elections.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari condemns latest violence in Kaduna, resurgent of cultism in Rivers

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned recent violence in Kaduna state, which led to the death of 20 members of Adara community.
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President Buhari reassures Nigerians on ending banditry

President Muhammadu Buhari has reassured Nigerians that ending banditry remains a key priority of his administration.

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