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President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).

President Buhari appoints new NAPTIP chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Imaan Sulaiman-Ibrahim as the new Director-General of the National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP).
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Presidency: Installation of N140 billion solar power solution starts next week

The Federal Government will next week commence installation of five million solar home systems in under-served and off-grid communities across the country, according to sources in the presidency.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over a virtual meeting of the National Economic Council (NEC) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria’s recovery from pandemic fallouts must be innovative

Vice President Yemi Osibanjo has stressed the need to harness and deploy technology and innovation to address emerging challenges crucial to Nigeria’s recovery from the disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, who raised the concern on Thursday during the daily press briefing by the task force in Abuja.

President Buhari commends SGF on ministerial retreat

President Muhammadu Buhari has written a personal letter to the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, to commend him for organizing a successful Ministers’ Retreat for performance evaluation.

Gunmen kill seven in Southern Kaduna

Gunmen suspected to be Fulani militia on Thursday night reportedly invaded Agwala Magayaki of Doka Avong in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing seven persons, including an 85-year-old man. Some locals have been declared missing.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Maradin Katsina and District Head of Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State, Alhaji Ahmadu Kurfi, on his 90th birthday.

President Buhari felicitates with Ahmadu Kurfi at 90

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with Maradin Katsina and District Head of Kurfi Local Government Area in Katsina State, Alhaji Ahmadu Kurfi, on his 90th birthday.

Garba Shehu: I tested negative for coronavirus

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, has just announced his coronavirus test result. It is negative.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed the finance bill into law.

Kaduna killings: President Buhari vows to end banditry

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday vowed to defeat rampaging bandits who killed 50 villagers in Kaduna State on Sunday.
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President Buhari: I won’t interfere in Governor Ganduje, Emir Sanusi rift

Following growing pressure for him to resolve the long-running dispute between Governor Umar Ganduje of Kano State and the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared that he will not intervene.
President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Friday to participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea.

President Buhari leaves for AU Summit, state visit to Ethiopia Friday

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja, on Friday, to attend the 33rd Ordinary Session of Heads of State and Government of the African Union (AU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined Nigerian youths to be prepared for huge responsibilities as they will eventually take over the leadership of the country in the future. 4

President Buhari reappoints aides on disability matters

President Muhammadu Buhari has reappointed Samuel Ankeli as his Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Disability Matters.
Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, arrived at the VIP Wing of the Malam Aminu Kano International Airport for a one-day working visit.

President Buhari’ll continue to render strategic infrastructure to grow economy – VP Osinbajo

President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration will continue to provide ‘game-changing’ infrastructure to drive economic development across the country, the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN), has assured.
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 condemns deadly Kogi attack

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the murder of 19 people by unknown gunmen in Tawari community of Kogi Local Government Area, Kogi State.
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Sochi, have agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of partially completed and abandoned projects initiated by both countries..10

President Buhari’s takeaways from Sochi

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria from his four-day visit to the Russian Republic extremely happy with the success of the visit, which outcome is the best response to a few skeptical audiences back home, including a toxic newspaper editorial, “Buhari, Stay On Your Job,” by the Lagos-based Punch Newspaper asking him to not travel.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
President Buhari accompanied by his wife Aisha arrives New York ahead of the 73rd Session of the UN General Assembly on 23rd Sep 2018 3

President Buhari arrives Katsina for Eid-el-Kabir, official visit

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday arrived Daura, Katsina State, for a nine-day official visit, which includes celebrating the Eid-el-Kabir with family members, and commissioning of developmental projects.
Presidential flag bearer of the Peoples Democratic Party and former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on Thursday met in Abeokuta with former president Olusegun Obasanjo, David Oyedepo, others

2019: Presidency waves off Olusegun Obasanjo’s backing of Atiku Abubakar

The Presidency has reacted to the news of former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s predictable U-turn and somersault on the endorsement of the PDP candidate, Atiku Abubakar, at a meeting Thursday, waving it off as a well-rehearsed theatre, saying “they will lose together.”

Presidency: PDP will reverse President Buhari’s achievements if they win in 2019

The Presidency has warned that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will reverse the achievements of President Mohammadu Buhari led All Progressive Congress (APC) government has brought the country if it to win the 2019 presidential election.

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Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq made the announcement during a meeting with Governor Abdullahi Sule.

No official data of persons living with disability – minister

The Federal Government has said the country does not have an official data of persons living with disability, maintaining that the 25 million number being bandied around should be taken with a pinch of salt.
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Lagos bye-election: APC, PDP bicker over ‘vote buying’

Ahead of forthcoming Lagos East Senatorial District bye-election that will hold on December 5, both the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) in Lagos State have engaged each other on allegations of voting buying.
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Borno holds bye-election for state assembly

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Borno said it has concluded necessary preparations to hold bye-elections for the two vacant seats in the state House of Assembly on Saturday.
Former Chairman of the Cross River State Universal Basic Education Board, Stephen Odey, has picked the Peoples Democratic Party ticket for the Cross River North Senatorial By-election scheduled for October 31, 2020.

Cross River bye-election: Court affirms Stephen Odey as PDP candidate

A Federal High Court sitting in Calabar on Thursday affirmed Dr Stephen Odey as candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the Cross River North Senatorial bye election.
Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has described the National Water Resources Bill as another Ruga aimed at creating grazing areas for herdsmen along shorelines.

Governor Ortom: Nigeria leaders have abandoned path of truth

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue state Thursday said Nigeria has been plunged into several security, socio-economic challenges because those entrusted with the leadership of the country have abandoned the path of truth, equity, fairness and justice.