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December 11, 2017 12:30 PM Buhari departs Nigeria for France [VIDEO]

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday departed the Mallam Aminu Kano International Airport for Paris, France. Buhari is scheduled to participate alongside over 50 world leaders in One Planet Summit in Paris. The President’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Amad Basir announced Buhari’s departure via his Twitter handle. Ahmad wrote: “President @MBuhari 28

December 6, 2017 5:17 PM Buhari sets 500 prison inmates free in Kano

President Muhammadu Buhari, has pardoned 500 inmates of the Kurmawa Central Prisons in Kano. Buhari’s action is said to be part of Federal Government’s efforts at decongesting prisons across the country. The President, who is currently on a two-day working visit in Kano State, arrived the Kurmawa Central Prisons in company of the state Governor, Abdullahi 28

December 6, 2017 2:05 PM Buhari visits Emir Sanusi, says ‘reception I got in Kano overwhelming’

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday described the reception accorded him by residents of Kano as, “overwhelming.” Buhari’s remark was disclosed by his Personal Assistant on New Media, Bashir Ahmad, via his Twitter handle. Ahmad quoted Buhari as saying, “Though I haven’t expected anything less, I was overwhelmed by the reception I received from Kano people 33

November 30, 2017 2:56 PM Senate postpones MTEF, awaits OPEC’s decision

Senate has postponed the passage of Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) for 2018-2020 for the second time awaiting Organisation of Oil Producing Countries (OPEC)’s decision on Nigeria. The debate will continue on Tuesday 5th December, 2017 after a decision might have been taken by OPEC in order to determine the oil benchmark for the MTEF. Nigeria’s 28

November 27, 2017 3:48 PM Atiku: Buhari speaks on ex-Vice President’s resignation from APC

President Muhammadu Buhari has sympathised with the All Progressives Congress, APC, National Chairman, John Oyegun over the exit of former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar from the party. Acknowledging dignitaries that attended the event, Buhari told Oyegun, “Accept my sympathy for losing a senior member of your party.” Confirming the remark, Buhari’s Personal 33

October 31, 2017 8:32 PM Breaking: NASS leadership at Presidential Villa for dinner with Buhari

Also at the dinner is the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy Speaker, Yusuf Lasun, the Senate Majority Leader, Ahmad Lawan, the Deputy Minority Leader, Ibn Na’Alla, the Senate Minority Leader, Godswill Akpabio, the Deputy Minority Leader Emmanuel Bwacha. The Senate Chief Whip Prof. Olushola Adeyeye, Deputy Chief Whip, Francis Alimikena 31

October 30, 2017 9:16 PM Atiku missing as Buhari presides over APC Caucus meeting

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar was not present at Monday’s meeting of the national caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting which began at 8:30pm, was held at the new Banquet Hall of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja. Senate President Bukola Saraki, House of Representatives Speaker Yakubu and Senate Leader Ahmad Lawan were however 21

October 27, 2017 8:09 PM PHOTONEWS: Buhari, Northern governors meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday met with some Northern State Governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The governors who met with Buhari include that of Kaduna, Nasir El-Rufai, Bauchi, Mohammed Abubakar, Nassarawa State Governor, Tanko Al-Makura. Others are, Yobe Governor Ibrahim Geidam, and Yahaya Bello of Kogi State. Although the agenda was unknown 18

October 27, 2017 3:57 PM Buhari ‘ll complete his work by 2023 – Senate Leader

President Buhari stated this Friday when he met with the National Committee of the support Groups, NCBSG, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The delegation of the Campaign groups had in attendance the Senate Leader, Ahmad Lawan, the Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, VON, Osita Okechukwu and the leader of the Support groups, Senator Abu Ibrahim 24

October 27, 2017 4:54 AM Saraki, US ambassador, others meet on Nigeria’s economy

The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, on Thursday stated that one of the primary objectives of the 8th National Assembly was to increase private sector participation in all spheres of the economy in order to make the country viable. Saraki, according to a statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sanni Onogu, stated this while welcoming the Board 29