Nigeria Politics

Buhari urges Kaduna indigenes to live as brothers and sisters for peace and development

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday urged Kaduna State indigenes to cooperate with government and security agencies to secure peace and harmony, stressing that development will only take place when energies are collectively channelled to building, instead...

Edo: The end of Godfatherism has come in Nigeria – Atiku

There is a new dawn in Edo State, and the hard won victory of Governor Godwin Nogheghase Obaseki is not just a victory, but a Declaration of Independence from the anti democratic forces of godfatherism and...

Buhari, Atiku shocked over death of Emir of Zazzau Alhaji Shehu Idris

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock and grief over the death of the Emir of Zazzau, Alhaji Shehu Idris.In a condolence message to Governor Nasir El-Rufai, the government and people of Kaduna...

President Buhari greets Senator Oluremi Tinubu at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari sends warm felicitations to former First Lady of Lagos State, Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, who turns 60 on September 21, 2020, joining family, friends and political associates to celebrate the milestone, adorned by many...

PRESIDENT BUHARI SYMPATHIZES WITH EBONYI STATE FOLLOWING AKAEZE-UKWU RIVER TRAGEDY

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the government and people of Ebonyi State over the motor accident on Akaeze-Ukwu River Friday night, in which several passengers were feared dead.“We are...

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari assents to police bill 2020

Nigerian President President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed into law the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020.The President in a memo dated September 16, 2020, communicated his assent to the Bill to the National...

PRESIDENT BUHARI FELICITATES WITH BAMANGA TUKUR ON 85th BIRTHDAY

President Muhammadu Buhari felicitates with elder statesman, Alhaji Bamanga Tukur, on the occasion of his 85th birthday anniversary.President Buhari joins members of Tukur’s family, friends and well-wishers in celebrating the former National...

Traditional rulers should be given constitutional roles to tackle insecurity, Says Lawan

Nigeria's President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday said that for Nigeria to surmount security challenges confronting it, traditional rulers in the country should be given specific roles to be enshrined in the Constitution.

Nigeria must strengthen local capacities to achieve economic growth – Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said for Nigeria to experience exponential growth in the economy, efforts must be made to strengthen the country’s local capacities particularly against the backdrop of realities that are fallouts...

Five years on: are things getting better or worse for Nigerians under President Buhari? – Uche Igwe delivers damning verdict from UK

Last week, during a retreat to assess his stewardship, Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari took to the podium to declare that his administration has made progress in all fronts to improve the quality of life of his...

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