The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation, will be spending N138, 066,187 to combat fake news and print calendars. Part of the sum will also be used to facilitate media appearances for ministers and organise engagement with social media influencers among others. This is contained in the details of the […]

Former President Goodluck Jonathan said members of his cabinet feared being jailed when the immediate past President, Muhammadu Buhari, won election in 2015.   Jonathan, while speaking in an interview aired by Arise TV on Monday, said some of his cabinet members even felt he would run away, but he stayed in the country.   […]

FAREWELL SPEECH BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA   My fellow Nigerian brothers, sisters and friends of Nigeria.   I address you today, in my last assignment as a democratically elected President of our great and well-endowed nation, with a deep sense of gratitude to God, a great deal […]

Ahead of May 29 inauguration and handover date, President-elect, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has been conferred with Nigeria’s highest honour, the Grand Commander of the Order of the Federal Republic (GCFR), while Vice President-elect, Kashim Shettima, bagged the Grand Commander of Order of the Niger (GCON) award.   The investiture of the national honours and official […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that making infrastructure development a key point of focus in his administration was a deliberate action to create wealth and make poverty alleviation easier. Speaking in Abuja Tuesday at the virtual inauguration of three bridges, three secretariats and one road project undertaken by his administration, the President defended criticisms of the debt […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has promised to leave a legacy of free-and-fair elections as his eight-year tenure comes to an end in May 2023. The President made this known in his last address before world leaders at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly in New York, the United States. The President, who reiterated […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has called for debt cancellation for poor and developing countries that are facing numerous challenges, including fiscal and liquidity issues. BUHARI made the call while addressing world leaders at the 77th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, where he asked them to address what he described as […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has promised to embark on further consultations with relevant stakeholders towards ending the protracted strike by university lecturers of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The President made this known in a meeting with the Chairman and select members of Pro-Chancellors of Federal Universities at the State House, Abuja The president […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has extended condolences to Governor ROTIMI AKEREDOLU of Ondo State and his family on the passing of their beloved mother, GRACE AKEREDOLU. In a statement signed by presidential spokesman, FEMI ADESINA, BUHARI urged the AKEREDOLU family members to draw strength from the life lessons taught by the matriarch. The President prayed for […]

President MUHAMMADU BUHARI has condemned the armed shooting of the convoy of Senator IFEANYI UBAH, the Senator representing Anambra South District. The President made this known in a statement signed by his Senior Special Assistant, GARBA SHEHU on Wednesday. President BUHARI described the shooting as barbaric and condemnable, while noting that the government was concerned […]

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