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President Buhari returns to Abuja after two-day trip to Morocco

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Abuja after a two-day official visit to Morocco where he was received and accorded `five-star’royal reception by the Moroccan leader, King Mohammed VI.

President Buhari: Nigeria’s economically ambitious

President Muhammadu Buhari is back in Abuja after a two-day official visit to the Kingdom of Morroco.

Presidency: What President Buhari ​discussed with Morocco’s King Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and King Mohammed VI of Morocco reached a number of agreements during the two-day visit to the North African country by the Nigerian leader.

Buhari and the June 12 saga

There are three aspects – the strategic, the political and the legal – to the Federal Government’s decision to replace May 29 with June 12 as Nigeria’s Democracy Day, and to confer on the late Chief MKO Abiola, the highest honour in the land.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

President Buhari: Economic saboteurs had no love for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said those who mismanaged Nigeria’s economy in the past, through fraudulent electricity projects and misuse of revenue earnings from oil, had no love for the country.

OPL 245: A most popular oil block

The Petroleum Act 1969 (as amended) grants powers to the Ministry of Petroleum, acting through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to administer the licensing of oil blocks in the country.

WHO: 10 million Africans obese, 59 million stunted

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has raised the alarm over stunted growth of no fewer than 59 million children in Africa and another 10 million who are overweight.

Nigerian Air Force airlifts troops to The Gambia on ECOWAS mission

Following the efforts by the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to stabilise The Gambia, the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has airlifted a military contigent made up of the Nigerian Army and Navy to the West African country for peace mission.

HEDA asks President Buhari not to sign NFIU Bill as passed by National Assembly

The Human and Environmental Development Agenda (HEDA Resource Center), has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to demand a second look at the NFIU bill and request the appropriate amendment to the bill hitherto; domicile the NFIU in its current position, remove clause imposing Senate confirmation of appointed Director of NFIU; and other reactionary clauses.

Why President Buhari cancelled Rwandan trip

Indications emerged on Sunday that President Muhammadu Buhari cancelled his scheduled trip to Kigali, Rwanda, because enough consultation was not made before the Federal Executive Council approved the signing of the framework agreement for establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area.

President Buhari cancels trip to Rwanda

President Muhammadu Buhari may have cancelled his plan to attend the extraordinary meeting of African Union Heads of State and Government billed to hold in Kigali, Rwanda on Wednesday.

Lai Mohammed: Nigeria ready to host African tourism ministers

Nigeria has formally invited African Tourism Ministers to the UN World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)/Commission for Africa (CAF) meeting scheduled to hold in Abuja 4-6 June 2018.

Council of States okays $1 billion funding for agriculture, livestock

Council of States has recommended that an additional $1 billion be spent on the agriculture sector from its present $200 million.

Ex-President Jonathan absent at Council of State meeting

Former President Goodluck Jonathan is conspicuously absent at the ongoing third Council of State meeting called by President Muhammadu Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

African University produces bamboo bicycles

The African University of Science and Technology, Abuja, says it has produced bamboo bicycles to improve the quality of life among communities.

Generals Abdulsalami, Obasanjo, Gowon in Council of State

The third Council of State meeting under President Muhammadu Buhari is currently underway inside the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa.

President Buhari to preside over Council of State meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to preside over a meeting of the Council of State on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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