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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari hails Jubril Aminu at 80

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated renowned Professor Jibril Aminu on his 80th, describing him as man with a pedigree of excellence, stewardship and dedication to the growth of the country and of humanity.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari urged to drop his petroleum minister portfolio

The presiding Bishop, Newday College of Bishops, Worldwide, Rt.Rev. Innocent Ochei has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to desist from acting as the Minister of Petroleum and President of Nigeria at the same time.

Diezani Alison-Madueke forfeits Port-Harcourt’s property to federal government

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, ordered the final forfeiture of the property at Port-Harcourt, Rivers State linked to the former Minister of Petroleum, Dr. Diezani Allison-Madueke, to the Federal Government.
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

Garba Shehu: Nobody can question President Buhari’s achievements

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.

Malabu scandal: Ex-AGF Bello Adoke urges court to set aside arrest order

Former Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, has asked a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) to set aside its earlier order issued for his arrest over his alleged involvement in deals regarding the sale of Malabu oil.
President Buhari attends APC Caucus Meeting at the APC Headquarters in Abuja on 18th Feb 2019-4

President Buhari declines assent to NOSDRA amendment bill

President Muhammadu Buhari has declined assent to the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) amendment Bill, 2018.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says an investigation is ongoing on the seized $2.8 million at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.

EFCC grants ex-INEC chairman Maurice Iwu administrative bail

It has emerged that operatives of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), have granted the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Maurice Iwu, administrative bail after his earlier arrest.
Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

Atiku Abubakar insists he’ll sell NNPC, if elected president

People’s Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate Alhaji Atiku Abubakar yesterday in Kaduna reiterated his resolve to privatise the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), if elected President in Saturday’s polls.
President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.

President Buhari directs security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list

President Muhammadu Buhari in Ado Ekiti on Tuesday said he had directed security agencies to keep tabs on people on corruption watch list.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday confessed that it is a herculean task fighting corruption in a nation like Nigeria.

PDP lawmakers join APC as President Buhari campaigns in Ekiti

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday confessed that it is a herculean task fighting corruption in a nation like Nigeria.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has stressed the need for Akwa Ibom State, which is presently governed by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP). to belong to mainstream national politics controlled by the All Progressives Congress (APC).-10

VP Osinbajo: We are cultivating oil palm to overtake crude oil

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has disclosed that Nigeria is currently developing the oil palm sector to take over from crude oil as number one income earner.
Yemi Osinbajo in Ekiti

VP Osinbajo tasks Ekiti people to focus on ‘Next Level’

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has told the people of Ekiti State that re-electing president Muhammadu Buhari means benefitting from `Next Level’ projects.
As Port Harcourt play host to 13 presidential aspirants and their supporters for primary election of the Peoples Democratic Party, Gov. Nyesom Wike has assured all delegates of a memorable stay.

Governor Wike: We’ll resist INEC’s plot to postpone elections in Rivers

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has declared that the people of the state would resist a plot by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to postpone Rivers 2019 general elections to allow the All Progressives Congress (APC) prepare.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari: I’ve never lost interest in oil sector

President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

South Sudan resumes oil production

South Sudan has resumed oil production in the Northern Unity region after disruption by a five-year old conflict which damaged oil wells.

Ibe Kachikwu: We generated over $2 billion from oil block licences to fund 2019...

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr Ibe Kachikwu, has said the Federal Government generated over $2 billion from the renewal of oil block licences.
Nigeria's Diezani Alison-Madueke, Minister of Petroleum Resources and Alternate President of the OPEC

Court grants EFCC leave to arraign Diezani Alison-Madueke, Jide Omokore

An FCT High Court, on Monday, granted the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) leave to arraign former Petroleum Minister, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and a former Chairman of Atlantic Energy Drilling company, Olajide Omokore, on February 25.

Ibrahim Magu in UK, seeks extradition of Diezani Alison-Madueke, others

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has met with authorities in the United Kingdom over the extradition of former Minister of Petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, and other Nigerian fugitives in the UK.

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Kogi guber: US-based doctor emerges AA candidate

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At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

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