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July 20, 2018 3:24 PM 2019: PDP is dead – Buhari’s aide, Onochie reacts to party’s plans to boycott elections

President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie has reacted to threat by the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, to boycott the 2019 elections. He stated this while lamenting over INEC’s alleged manipulation of vote figures in the recently-concluded Ekiti governorship election for the All Progressives Congress, APC. Reacting 20

July 20, 2018 10:42 AM Buhari Mourns Ibrahim Coomassie

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the family, government, and people of Katsina State over the demise of his classmate and former Inspector-General of Police, Ibrahim Coomassie. The President’s condolence message is contained in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam 19

July 20, 2018 5:28 AM Buhari advises Nigerian doctors against strikes

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to medical doctors, to avoid going on strikes, but consider other means of negotiation for better working conditions. Buhari stated this on Thursday, when he received the new executives of the Nigerian Medical Association (NMA) at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. He urged them to always see their profession as a divine 15

July 19, 2018 9:31 PM Ekwueme’s family visits Buhari [PHOTOS]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday received representatives of the family of late Chief (Dr) Alex Ekwueme at the State House in Abuja. The relatives of the former Vice President were at the Aso Rock Villa to appreciate President Buhari for his gesture while Ekwueme was ill. Present at the meeting were Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, SGF Boss Mustapha 17

July 19, 2018 7:38 AM 2019: APC Senator vows to stand against Buhari’s N228.9bn request to fund election

The Chairman of the Senate Committee on Banking, Insurance and Other Financial Institutions, Senator Rafiu Ibrahim (APC, Kwara-South), has vowed not to support President Muhammadu Buhari’s request of N228,854,008,215 to fund the 2019 general elections. But reacting to the request, the Senator told Punch, “I will not support it. I don’t believe that. That is not planning 19

July 17, 2018 5:24 AM Okocha hits Buhari as Croatia, France presidents attend 2018 World Cup final [VIDEO]

Former Super Eagles captain, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, took a shot at President Muhammadu Buhari, after the 2018 World Cup final between Croatia and France on Sunday. Both teams received cheers in Moscow by their respective presidents, Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic and Emmanuel Macron. Okocha, speaking on SuperSport, said Nigeria was used to presidents who never 15

July 16, 2018 4:12 PM MOSOP urges Buhari to end military occupation in Ogoni –

The Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), has condemned the activities of Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) and called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end military occupation of Ogoni farmlands. MOSOP also condemned alleged continual violation of the rights of the Ogoni people by Nigerian soldiers attached to the Shell, insisting 21

July 15, 2018 5:37 PM World Cup 2018: Presidency reacts to France winning tournament

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on New Media, Ahmad Bashir has reacted to France’s victory at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. France emerged winner of the 21st FIFA World Cup in Russia after defeating Croatia 4-2 in a keenly contested match. Reacting to the match, Bashir congratulated the French side for their victory. In a tweet, Bashir 24

July 15, 2018 3:15 PM Ekiti election: EFCC deletes tweet threatening to arrest Fayose

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, on Sunday declared that the Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose would be arrested. It said Fayose would be picked up after he loses his immunity. The Governor’s term in office expires on October 15, 2018. The agency tweeted the threat a few hours after candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Saturday’s 22

July 14, 2018 5:37 PM Buhari gives condition to sign Africa Free Trade Agreement

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigeria will only be signatory to the Continental Free Trade Agreement if the nation’s national interests as well as regional and international obligations are balanced. The President reiterated this position at the 2018 Annual General Meeting/25th Anniversary of the African Export-Import Bank held in Abuja on Saturday 18