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4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

Presidency: President Buhari not in support of open grazing

President Muhammadu Buhari is opposed to open grazing of cattle, the presidency said yesterday in an apparent effort to douse the rising critique of its statement on Monday, quoting the president as querying the legality of Southern governors’ ban on open grazing.
Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has granted amnesty to 11 inmates serving various jail terms in correctional centres in the state to mark the beginning of 2021.

Ondo governor: No land in southern Nigeria will be ceded to invaders masquerading as...

The Ondo State Governor and Chairman of the Southern Governors Forum, Mr Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has declared that “no inch of the space delineated and known, currently, as South West, and indeed the whole South, will be ceded to a band of invaders masquerading as herdsmen under any guise.”
This was contained in a statement signed by Buhari’s Senior Special Assistant (SSA), Mallam Garba Shehu.

Open grazing: Southern governors blast Garba Shehu

The 17 Southern Governors in the country have lambasted the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, for saying that “their announcement on open grazing is of questionable legality”

Presidency tackles Southern governors over ‘ban’ on open grazing

The Presidency has described Southern Governors Forum’s recent ban on open grazing as an action of questionable legality, accusing the Governors of politicking with a serious security issue and an attempt at show of power.
4. The Niger State Governor, Sani Bello on Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari approves rehabilitation of grazing reserves

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the rehabilitation of grazing reserves across the country as from June, to curb the bloody clashes between herders and farmers across the country.

African entrepreneurs agree to form alliance for private sector financing

African Entrepreneurs have agreed to form an alliance in order to help mobilize all partners to support through financial assistance the private sector as well as the micro, small and medium-sized enterprises, MSMEs.
President Buhari is currently presiding over the continuation of a security meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Kaduna plane crash: President Buhari speaks with deceased army chief’s wife

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday put a call across to the wife of the late Chief of Army Staff, COAS, Lt-Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru to commiserate with her on the shocking death of her husband.
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French president to hold another summit on finance for Africa, poverty reduction

President Emmanuel Macron of France is to host an African Business Summit later in the year with Nigerian, African and European businessmen to address the issues of partnerships, problem of African financing needs and supporting vibrant private sector initiatives on the continent.
President Buhari and President Macron on arrival of the Nigerian president at Grand Palais Éphémère for the Plenary Session of the African Finance Summit in Paris, France on 18th May 2021

Takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to France

The first official visit to Europe since the COVID-19 pandemic saw President Muhammadu Buhari going to Paris, France to participate in a summit convened by Emmanuel Macron, his counterpart in France, on the financing of African post-COVID economies.
The Air Force plane crash that claimed the lives of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other military personnel has received the attention of Nigeria’s Northern neighbour, Niger, with its President Mohamed Bazoum calling President Muhammadu Buhari on phone to commiserate with him.

Kaduna air crash: Nigerien president commiserates with Nigeria

The Air Force plane crash that claimed the lives of the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lt General Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 other military personnel has received the attention of Nigeria’s Northern neighbour, Niger, with its President Mohamed Bazoum calling President Muhammadu Buhari on phone to commiserate with him.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Paris, France, urged investors to further explore vast opportunities for human and natural resources in Nigeria.

President Buhari woos foreign investors

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Paris, France, urged investors to further explore vast opportunities for human and natural resources in Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in Paris for the Financing Africa Summit.

President Buhari arrives Paris for Financing Africa Summit

According to Buhari’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, the summit will draw major stakeholders in the global finance institutions and some Heads of Government, who will, collectively, discuss external funding and debt treatment for Africa, and private sector reforms.

Nigerian, Turkish presidents discuss stronger economic ties

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, have discussed how to build stronger economic ties with both countries.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari has departed the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja for the United Kingdom, where he will meet his doctor for a routine medical check-up.

President Buhari to attend African Finance summit in Paris

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja on Sunday for Paris, France, on a four-day official visit to attend African Finance Summit.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari charges spiritual leaders to unite, fight terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, charged religious leaders of all faiths and backgrounds to unite and support the fight against terrorism, kidnapping, banditry, and COVID-19 pandemic.
The former Chief of Defence Staff to late Gen. Sani Abacha, Lt-Gen. Joshua Dogonyaro has died. He died at the age of 80.

President Buhari: General Dogonyaro was a thoroughbred soldier

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the late former Chief of Defence Staff, Lieutenant General Joshua Dogonyaro, as a thoroughbred soldier who had professionally distinguished himself in the course of his military career.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari pledges action against bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his administration will “use all available resources and manpower in dealing with bandits” who have been terrorising several parts of Nigeria.
4. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the registration of the National Identity Number and linking it to mobile numbers will help fight insecurity in the country.

President Buhari: I’m delightful seeing Christians breaking fast, extending gifts to Muslims

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight that Eid festival will continue to bring with it peace, safety, security, brotherhood and love amongst Muslims and Christians as witnessed during the fasting period.

President Buhari mourns Senator Alhassan, says she will be missed

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday mourned with the people of Taraba State over the death of a former Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Aisha Alhassan.

PDP: Robbery attempt in Aso Rock shows President Buhari can’t secure Nigeria

The Peoples Democratic Party says the failed robbery attack in Aso Rock on Monday shows that President Muhammadu Buhari, lacked the capacity to secure Nigeria.

Burglars target Nigeria president’s chief of staff

The Nigerian presidency has confirmed an attempted break-in by burglars into the official residence of the president’s chief of staff, Prof Ibrahim Gambari.
President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a high-level security meeting at the State House over the rising insecurity in the country. In attendance are Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, as well as Secretary to the government of the federation, Boss Mustapha, Ministers, Service Chiefs, acting Inspector-General of Police and Intelligence chiefs.

President Buhari warns against attacks on security formations

In a statement by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, the president condoled with all who lost family members due to what he described as the “madness” going on in parts of the country.

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