World Food Prize: We’re Proud of You, Buhari Tells AfDB President, Adesina

World Food Prize: We’re Proud of You, Buhari Tells AfDB President, Adesina
 

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Mr. Adesina, who is the president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), will today be presented the $250,000 prize and laureate sc...

Posted on Oct 19, 2017 - Last updated on Oct 19, 2017

Ajimobi, Olubadan, Buhari and Southwest APC

Ajimobi, Olubadan, Buhari and Southwest APC
 

In his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari last Tuesday, Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State served what looked like a specially brewed Ibadan chieftaincy storm in a tea cup before the inscrutable Nigerian president. Speaking to reporters after the meeting, the governor said he mentioned the ch...

Posted on Oct 15, 2017 - Last updated on Oct 15, 2017

$25b: NNPC’s Probe Likely as Buhari Meets Kachikwu

$25b: NNPC’s Probe Likely as Buhari Meets Kachikwu
 

The President will today meet Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Dr. Emmanuel Ibe Kachikwu, The Nation learnt last night. The minister has alleged that $ 25billion contracts have been wrongly awarded by Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director Dr. Maikanti Baru. ...

Posted on Oct 5, 2017 - Last updated on Oct 5, 2017

Buhari, Sambo, Saraki Observe Jumaat Prayer

Buhari, Sambo, Saraki Observe Jumaat Prayer
 

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday observed juma’at prayer with some highly placed Nigerians at the State House, Abuja as part of the activities to mark Nigeria’s 57th independence anniversary. Among those who attended the special Juma’at prayer were former Vice President, Namadi Sambo; Sena...

Posted on Sep 30, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 30, 2017

Address Igbo Marginalization To Stop Agitation, S/E Senators, Reps Tell Buhari

Address Igbo Marginalization To Stop Agitation, S/E Senators, Reps Tell Buhari
 

BY AHURAKA ISAH and SOLOMON AYADO, Abuja Senators and members of the House of Representatives of the South East extraction yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the perceived marginalisation of Igbo in the country. The lawmakers said the ongoing agitations in the region can only ...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

…South East NASS Caucus Urges Buhari to Address Marginalisation

…South East NASS Caucus Urges Buhari to Address Marginalisation
 

•Soyinka calls for caution From Fred Itua, Abuja and Taiwo Oluwadare, Ibadan Senators and members of the House of Representatives from the South East geopolitical zone have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to address the perceived marginalisation of Igbo in the country. The lawmakers said the ...

Posted on Sep 21, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 21, 2017

Buhari Travels to New York for UNGA

Buhari Travels to New York for UNGA
 

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja Sunday for New York to join other world leaders at the 72nd Session of the United Nations General Assembly, UNGA 72. According to a statement by Mr. Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina, on Friday, the high point of the president’s visit will be his pa...

Posted on Sep 16, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 16, 2017

UPDATED: South-East Governors Proscribe IPOB, Ask Buhari to Withdraw Soldiers from Region

UPDATED: South-East Governors Proscribe IPOB, Ask Buhari to Withdraw Soldiers from Region
 

The South-east Governors Forum rose from its meeting on Friday to announce the proscription of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, IPOB, in all the five states of the zone. They also appealed to President Muhammad Buhari to withdraw soldiers from the zone while the police carry out their constitutional ...

Posted on Sep 16, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 16, 2017

Falana to Buhari: Call Off Soldiers From Kanu’s Home

Falana to Buhari: Call Off Soldiers From Kanu’s Home
 

Activist-lawyer Femi Falana (SAN) yesterday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to cal off ssoldiers from the residence of Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) leader Nnamdi Kanu. “I wish to submit, without any fear of contradiction, that the deployment of armed troops in Abia state and the house arres...

Posted on Sep 14, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 14, 2017

Only Ill- Health Will Stop Buhari in 2019 – Amosun

Only Ill- Health Will Stop Buhari in 2019 – Amosun
 

The number of governors rooting for President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general election increased on Saturday with Ogun State Governor, Ibikunle Amosun, saying only ill- health will stop the President from seeking re-election in two years time. The governor stated this in Abeokuta shortly ...

Posted on Sep 9, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 9, 2017

Nigeria Belongs To Us All – Buhari

Nigeria Belongs To Us All – Buhari
 

BEVERLY HILLS, September 02, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reiterated his belief that every Nigerian is free to reside in any part of the country without hindrance irrespective of their state of origin. Speaking in his Daura countryhome in Katsina State, while receiving the s...

Posted on Sep 3, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 3, 2017

Massive Crowd Storms Daura Prayer Ground for Buhari

Massive Crowd Storms Daura Prayer Ground for Buhari
 

•President hails NYSC for driving national unity Residents of Daura, Katsina State, trooped out in their thousands yesterday to attend the Eid-el-Kabir prayers with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Eid prayer ground in the city. The President is in his native town for the first time since he retu...

Posted on Sep 2, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 2, 2017

Benue Flooding: Buhari Sympathises With Affected Communities, Directs Emergency Response

Benue Flooding: Buhari Sympathises With Affected Communities, Directs Emergency Response
 

SAN FRANCISCO, August 31, (THEWILL) – President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) to immediately mobilize personnel and resources to come to the aid of the victims of the flooding in Benue State as he sympathises with them. This was contained in a statem...

Posted on Sep 1, 2017 - Last updated on Sep 1, 2017

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara Mourn Kanti-Bello

Buhari, Saraki, Dogara Mourn Kanti-Bello
 

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed sadness over the death of a former senator, Mahmud Kanti-Bello, who died on Tuesday in Abuja at the age of 72. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Femi Adesina, Mr Buhari sympathised with the Senate of the Federal Republi...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

Cabinet Reshuffle Likely Today As Buhari May Tap Amaechi For SGF Position

Cabinet Reshuffle Likely Today As Buhari May Tap Amaechi For SGF Position
 

SAN FRANCISCO, August 29, (THEWILL) – Baring any last minute changes, the much anticipated mid-term reshuffle of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will be done today by President Muhammadu Buhari as cabinet members converge at the Presidential Villa Abuja for Wednesday’s FEC meeting. Presiden...

Posted on Aug 30, 2017 - Last updated on Aug 30, 2017

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