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Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity

This was disclosed by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, who presided over the meeting of PEBEC at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

PEBEC, ICPC collaborate to prosecute corrupt public officials

The Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC) has partnered with the Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) to investigate and prosecute public officials and civil servants accused of corrupt practices.
Newsmen report the Senator representing Plateau South Senatorial District in the upper chamber of the National Assembly (NASS), Senator Ignatius Longjan, is dead.

President Buhari mourns Senator Longjan

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended heartfelt condolences to the National Assembly, government and people of Plateau over the demise of Sen. Ignatius Longjan, who represented Plateau South.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

Plateau killing: Revenge has no place in multi-ethnic, religious society – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said that revenge, hatred and violent attacks should have no place in a multi-ethnic, and multi-religious society like Nigeria.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari: Killing of CAN chairman cruel, provocative

The President in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu urged nations of the world to end all support provided to Boko Haram and Islam in West Africa, ISWA terrorist groups whose only goal is to sow death, violence and destruction in the sub-region.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari mourns Justice Bashir Wali

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with Justices of the Supreme Court of Nigeria and National Judicial Council over the passing of Justice Abubakar Bashir Wali, one of the pioneer legal practitioners from Northern Nigeria.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

President Buhari: It would have been major blow if APC lost Kano, Plateau

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said it would been disastrous for the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, if it had lost the politically strategic states, of Kano and Plateau at the Supreme Court.

Aisha Buhari, Garba Shehu reconcile at son’s wedding

The wedding of Muhammad Garba Shehu and Zuwaira Umar Faruk, on Friday reconciled First Lady, Mrs. Aisha Buhari and Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said of Oman as “a great loss not only to his country, but also the entire humanity.

President Buhari mourns Oman’s Sultan Qaboos

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Sultan Qaboos Bin Said Al-Said of Oman as “a great loss not only to his country, but also the entire humanity.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Minimum wage: I’ll pay what I can afford – Taraba governor

It will, however, only pay what the state can afford, but ensure what is paid is acceptable by Labour, Chief Bala Dan Abu, Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, who spoke to newsmen on behalf of Governor Darius Ishaku, stated on Friday.
The Centre for Anti-Corruption and Open Leadership, CACOL, has commended the Muhammadu Buhari’s government’s support for the quick establishment of specialized courts to try corruption and its allied cases for speedy determination of such cases within a stipulated time in order to bring culprits to book and discourage penchant for embezzlement and other forms of grand corruption.

President Buhari reacts as gunmen kill 12 in Plateau

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the gunmen attack on a community in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State, on Wednesday, 8th January, 2020.

Presidency warns CAN over religious intolerance

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday said that the politicisation of religion – as forbidden by the 1999 Constitution (as amended) – has no place in Nigeria.
As Nigeria celebrates her 59th year independence anniversary, Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has said that though the country is 59 years old, it has not matured.

Governor Ishaku: Medical bill not mine

The, governor, who is abroad, spoke in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity (SSA), Bala Dan Abu.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday, received the President-elect of Guinea-Bissau, Umaro Muhktar Sissoco Embalo, who came to Nigeria on a “thank you visit” and to express his “good wishes.” 2

President Buhari pledges more commitment to West Africa’s stability

President Muhammadu Buhari has again reiterated his commitment to the peace, stability and development of the West African sub-region.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

President Buhari: We’ll not rush withdrawal of military from troubled spots

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that withdrawal of the military from areas where peace had been restored will not be done hastily.
President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted of the threat that the Libyan instability is losing to lives in the Sahel and the Sub-Sahara Africa. 4

President Buhari pledges to stand by Burkina Faso after attacks

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Burkina Faso of Nigeria’s and other West African countries’ solidarity after it was attacked by suspected terrorists.
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President Buhari greets Governor Ganduje at 70

President Muhammadu Buhari has described Gov. Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State as “a skilled politician, a party builder and a man who works for the success of our party”.
President @MBuhari receives former President, H.E. @GEJonathan this afternoon in his office at the State House, Abuja 2

President Buhari sympathises with Goodluck Jonathan over attack on country home

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday sympathised with former President Goodluck Jonathan over an attack on his Otuoke, Bayelsa State, country home by gunmen.
President Muhammadu Buhari is rejoicing with his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, who turns 60 November 27, 2019.

Presidency: Having cabal in the villa is no big deal

The Presidency has said having some people around the President which some elites term as cabal is never a sin saying it believes that elsewhere such people are called ‘kitchen cabinet’ who are making lot of sacrifice daily to better the nation.

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Insecurity: House of Reps restates call for resignation of service chiefs

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