Buhari, Senate Mourn Travellers Bandits Killed In Sokoto

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, expressed sadness over what he called the “gruesome attack” on innocent travellers in Sokoto State.  Buhari, in a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina, said he was “very distressed at the manner of death visited on the hapless citizens who were undertaking a legitimate journey to another part of the […]

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Buhari Seeks Passage Of 2021 Finance Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja transmitted the 2021 Finance Bill to the Senate for consideration and passage. Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, read the letter on the floor of the Upper Chamber during Tuesday’s plenary. The letter was entitled `Transmission of Finance Bill 2021 to the National Assembly for consideration and passage into law […]

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Buhari Condoles With Cosmas Maduka Over Wife’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Coscharis Group, Dr. Cosmas Maduka, over the passing of his wife, Charity, urging prayers for the family at the trying period. In a condolence message released by his spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, on Monday, in Abuja, President Buhari, joined friends and associates of […]

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Buhari Charges Agric Varsities To Bridge Food Insecurity Gap

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged universities of agriculture in the country to bridge the gap of food insecurity and address the nation’s dependence on imported foods.He said the specialised universities must play their crucial role in catalaysing the development of the agricultural sector, to help Federal Government achieve its goal of sustainable green economy.The News […]

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No Basis to Beg Buhari to Release Igboho, says Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has said it has no basis to appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari, to release Yoruba Nation agitator and activist, Sunday Adeyemo, also known as Sunday Igboho. It, however, called on the Federal Government to obey the order of the Oyo State High Court, sitting in Ibadan, which awarded N20bn against […]

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Buhari Orders Increased Surveillance on Abuja-Kaduna Highway

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered security agencies to improve surveillance on the Abuja-Kaduna highway. The highway has been a target for bandits, with gunmen abducting or killing travellers plying the route. In the latest incident which occurred on Sunday, Sagir Hamida, a member of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Zamfara governorship aspirant in the 2019 […]

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Deep Blue Project: FEC Approves N6.3bn Contract For Waterways Surveillance

The federal executive council (FEC) has approved the award of a contract worth N6.3 billion for waterways surveillance under the Deep Blue project. The Deep blue project is also known as the Integrated National Security and Waterways Protection Infrastructure project. It is based on a maritime analytics system, providing comprehensive monitoring and an exclusive economic zone. The […]

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Gbaja: Direct primary will Give Youths Fair Chance for Involvement in Governance

Femi Gbajabiamila, speaker of the house of representatives, says direct primaries for political parties will give youths a fair chance to vie for government positions.  Last week, the national assembly approved the conference committee report on the electoral act amendment bill. In the report, the lawmakers approved that all political parties must use the direct […]

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Osita Okechukwu, VON DG, asks Buhari to Release Nnamdi Kanu

Osita Okechukwu, director-general of Voice of Nigeria (VON), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to release Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Speaking with journalists on Sunday in Abuja, Okechukwu also asked IPOB to support a candidate of Igbo extraction in the 2023 presidential election. “I join Ohaneze Ndigbo, eminent constitutional lawyer and chairman, […]

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