Tag Archives: BUHARI

Buhari to spend $1.3b on East-West Road, Niger Bridge, others

By Rotimi Ijikanmi The Federal Government has set aside $1.3 billion (about N468 billion) from the National Sovereign Investment Fund to finance five critical infrastructure projects, among which are the second Niger Bridge, the East-West Road that links all Niger Delta states and the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Sunday when …

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2019: I’m Not Afraid Of Free, Fair Elections – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said he was not afraid of free and fair elections in 2019. He said as a beneficiary of credible elections, he would ensure that his administration organises free and fair elections. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said this in Beijing during an interactive …

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Nigeria, China to Sign $328m agreement on ICT – Presidency

By Ismaila Chafe Presidential spokesman Garba Shehu has said that Nigeria and China have completed arrangements to sign 328 million dollars agreement on the National Information and Communication Technology Infrastructure Backbone Phase 11 (NICTIB 11). Shehu, who is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Saturday. The presidential …

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Buhari’s Govt Impacting Lives Of Ordinary Nigerians …Taraba APC Chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress in Taraba State, Dr Sam Skebrah Bulus Timothy has said the current administration is making legendary impacts in life and economy of ordinary people who were neglected by previous government. Dr Timothy who’s a staunch promoter of President Buhari in Taraba state spoke when he received ‎an Hounorary doctorate degree from ‎Petrus Fidei …

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Nigeria is worse under Buhari, Peter Obi alleges

Former Anambra state governor Peter Obi on Wednesday alleged that Nigeria has become a worse country in all sectors under president Muhammadu Buhari. President Buhari as an aspirant in 2015 under the platform of the ruling All Progressives Congress campaigned on three key areas of reviving the country’s economy, security and fighting corruption. But, Peter Obi, who spoke on a …

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Buhari withholds assent to 17-year-old oil bill

• Says PIGB shrinks presidential powers over oil sector • Experts differ on legislation, OPEC membership President Muhammadu Buhari has withheld assent to the Petroleum Industrial Governance Bill (PIGB). The decision is coming after 17 years of rigorous consultations and legislative hassles on the document. Sources told The Guardian yesterday that Buhari hinged his action on the argument that the …

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Buhari appoints Musiliu Smith, ex-Justice Clara Ogunbiyi for PSC

Musiliu Smith: named by Buhari as chairman of Police Service Commission Musiliu Smith, a former inspector-general of police, and Clara Bata Ogunbiyi, a former justice of the Supreme Court, have been named by President Muhammadu Buhari into the Police Service Commission (PSC) as members. Smith will serve as chairman. If he gets the nod of the Senate, he will replace …

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APC’s nationwide congress holds amidst different tales

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo attended the All Progressives Congress Ward Congress in Agungi, under Eti-Osa LGA, Lagos State, on Saturday, where he was received by party leaders in the area. The nationwide ward congress of All Progressive Congress (APC) held across the country today, but it was different tales from different locations where the important polls held. News monitored nationwide, shows …

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What should Buhari be telling Trump?

ANALYSIS by Stephen Onyeiwu, Allegheny College Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the Obama White House three years ago, was ecstatic. By contrast, his visit this week to the Trump White House will be awkward. This time around, his host is a president who has referred to African states as ”shithole countries, and remarked that Nigerians would never want to …

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BREAKING: Buhari meets Trump photos

As indicated in an earlier post, President Muhammadu Buhari may have achieved a milestone in his administration by succeeding in securing a meeting with President Trump of the United States. Both leaders are expected to discuss sundry but crucial issues of mutual importance, although Nigeria is expected to be a major beneficiary. It would also be a huge public relations …

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