I’m Determined To End NDDC Crisis – Buhari

In reaction to the crisis rocking the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration is determined “to get to the root of the problem undermining the development” of the region. By Yusuf Akinpelu The management of the NDDC has been accused of massive corruption. With trillions of naira sunk into the region in two decades, infrastructural development has been sluggish. This informed … Continue reading I’m Determined To End NDDC Crisis – Buhari

Buhari And Osinbajo Take People’s Mandate Seriously – Bisi Akande

The Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by Vice president Yemi Osinbajo is working hard to deliver the Economic Sustainability Plan which a lot of Nigerians will benefit from, Laolu Akande, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, has said Akande, who spoke in an Instagram live session with Dele Momodu of Ovation Magazine on Monday night, noted that the Vice-President will not be distracted by … Continue reading Buhari And Osinbajo Take People’s Mandate Seriously – Bisi Akande

Magu: My Anti-Anti-Corruption Focus Won’t Shift — Buhari

President Muhmmadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would not shift focus off his anti-corruption campaign. By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja Buhari, who doubles as African Union (AU) Anti-Corruption Champion in Africa, said most of the piles of corruption cases the administration had been dealing with were passed down from previous administrations. The President, who spoke through his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, … Continue reading Magu: My Anti-Anti-Corruption Focus Won’t Shift — Buhari

Buhari Backs Keyamo On 774,000 Jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari has given Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Festus Keyamo, the go-ahead with the plan to recruit 774, 000 under the Special Public Works Progamme (SPW). By Frank Ikpefan, Abuja Keyamo confirmed the development to The Nation on Wednesday in Abuja. The Minister said he has the instructions of President Buhari to proceed unhindered, thereby ignoring the leadership of the National … Continue reading Buhari Backs Keyamo On 774,000 Jobs

Why Magu Was Suspended — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the ongoing investigation of the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Ibrahim Magu. Buhari in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, explained why he approved the suspension of Magu from office. “A series of documented allegations were made against the Ag. Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes … Continue reading Why Magu Was Suspended — President Buhari

Why President Buhari Suspended Magu — AGF Malami

The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation (AGF), Abubakar Malami said on Friday that President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate suspension of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu. By Eric Ikhilae, Abuja Malami, in a statement by his media aide, Umar Gwandu, said the President’s action was to allow for unhindered inquiry by the … Continue reading Why President Buhari Suspended Magu — AGF Malami

Buhari suspends Magu, appoints New EFCC Chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the suspension of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Mr. Ibrahim Magu from office. By Yusuf Alli Also, the President has asked the Director of Operations of the Commission, Mr. Mohammed Umar to take charge of the activities of the Commission. The disclosures were made by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, … Continue reading Buhari suspends Magu, appoints New EFCC Chairman

President Buhari Signs ₦10.8trn Revised 2020 Budget

President Muhmmadu Buhari, on Friday, signed the revised 2020 Budget of N10.8 trillion, passed by the National Assembly in June, into law. By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja While signing the bill into law, the President explained the revision became necessary because of the weakening effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on the nation’s economy. He also said ministries, department and agencies will be given 50 percent of … Continue reading President Buhari Signs ₦10.8trn Revised 2020 Budget

Buhari To Sign Revised 2020 Budget Friday

He is also to present the 2021 budget to a joint session of the National Assembly in September this year. By Sanni Onogu, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari would on Friday sign the revised 2020 Appropriation Bill into law, The Nation leant on Thursday. This is even as the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed on Thursday met with the leadership of … Continue reading Buhari To Sign Revised 2020 Budget Friday

Buhari Presides Over Sixth Virtual FEC Meeting

The sixth virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting has commenced in the State House, Abuja, with President Muhmmadu Buhari presiding. By Bolaji Ogundele, Abuja The Vice-President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo (SAN); Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha; the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari; and 11 Ministers are physically attending the meeting. The Ministers at the Council Chambers … Continue reading Buhari Presides Over Sixth Virtual FEC Meeting