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Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has described as “totally false and baseless” reports in certain sections of the digital media that he benefited from some of the loot recovered by embattled boss of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu.
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved renewal of the appointments of 12 non-career ambassadors, assuring Nigerians of fairness in representation and inclusiveness in all matters of governance.
The Presidency has replied critics of last Thursday the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), held at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja, saying the chambers was chosen because the meeting was virtual, and it had the facilities for social distancing.
Mr Victor Giadom, the acting national chairman of the dissolved National Working Committee (NWC) of the ruling party, All Progressive Congress (APC), in his reaction to the National Executive Council (NEC) consensus said; “there is No Victor, No Vanquished.”
The House of Representatives took the hardline posture against Ghana yesterday over the demolition of Nigeria’s High Commission in that country, asking the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to invoke the diplomatic principle of reciprocity against Ghana.
The Life Camp Magistrate Court, Kado, Abuja, has fixed June 30 for hearing a suit filed against the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika; the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyema, and 10 others who attended the burial of the President’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, on April 18, 2020.
The Presidency has ordered all law enforcement officials in the states to allow the movement of essential goods to be seamless in line with President Muhammadu Buhari’s directive that essential commodities such as food can be transported despite the movement ban.
The Presidency, yesterday, told state governments and law enforcement agencies to ensure easy movement of food trucks at different checkpoints around the country.
The United States government has described the late Chief of Staff to the President, Malam Abba Kyari, as a dedicated public servant and respected interlocutor for the American government.
The Presidency on Sunday explained that standard protocol was behind the decision by security officials stopping attendees of the burial ceremony of the late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari, from entering the State House.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday received several messages of condolences from foreign and national leaders over the death of Abba Kyari, his late Chief of Staff.
Mallam Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, has revealed Muhammadu Buhari’s reaction to the death of his Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari.
The Senior Special Assistant to the president on media and publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, who confirmed the story in a statement in Abuja, said that the body was handled according to the protocol put in place for the burial of Coronavirus victims by the National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).
Newsmen on Monday reported that 25 persons were killed and several others injured in a bloody clash between Shomo and Jole ethnic groups in Lau Local Government Area of the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari has promised not to restrict access to food and medications but urged Nigerians to adhere to instructions meant to curb the spread of the coronavirus pandemic.
The US Ambassador to Nigeria, Mary Beth Leonard, has inaugurated a state-of-the-art public health Emergency Operation Centre (EOC) in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State.
“It may be difficult for people like him to understand that a young woman can work hard and succeed on her own steam. Anyone can verify the ownership of the property of Glamd Africa at AGIS in Abuja. I am a tenant in the property. My landlord’s name is Musa Adams.”
The Benue House of Assembly has suspended its plenary sessions to allow lawmakers and members of staff to subject themselves to COVID-19 screening.
The Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council, Benue State University, Makurdi, Prof. Zacharys Gundu has tested positive for COVID-19.
Pep Guardiola says Bernardo Silva is one of the most special footballers he has ever coached despite the midfielder's dip in form this season – something for which the Manchester City boss takes his share of responsibility.
Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has said expressed confidence in the ability of Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, to lead the Peoples Democratic Party to victory in the September 19 governorship election in Edo State.
Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane is prepared to improvise for the absence of Dani Carvajal when the Los Blancos take on Alaves on Friday evening.
Iran has reported 200 coronavirus deaths in a single day for the first time since the beginning of the pandemic, a health ministry spokesperson said on Tuesday.
The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has refuted a media report allegedly linking him with branded bottles of whiskey as part of his campaign for his re-election for a second term.
Lacazette has two more years left on his current contract with the Gunners, but manager Mikel Arteta has preferred Eddie Nketiah for some games since the restart.