Tag: president buhari

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 2, 2017

I’ll contest in 2019 but not for President – Kalu

A former governor of Abia and a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Uzor Kalu has distanced himself ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 1, 2017

President Buhari hints at a possible shake-up of the FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday mentioned a possible shake-up of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), which will be expanded with the ...

EditorOctober 31, 2017

[The Activism Blog] Handover Lawal, Oke to EFCC, ICPC, SERAP tells Buhari

After a long wait that spans over eight months, President Muhammadu Buhari finally taken the bull by the horn as ...

ToluOctober 24, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Senator Shehu Sani has the perfect analogy for Maina’s reinstatement

From the Twitter fingers that brought you the animal farm analogy for Nigeria’s political situation months ago comes another thought-provoking ...

ToluOctober 22, 2017

Okorocha’s love for erections, Kaduna teachers hold prayer and fasting session | 5 most cringeworthy news stories from last week

(ˈkrɪndʒwəːði)   We bring you a roundup of some of the most popular yet totally cringeworthy stories that made the ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 21, 2017

Farooq Kperogi: World Bank, Buhari, and Presidential Subnationalism

by Farooq A. Kperogi   World Bank president Jim Yong Kim, in a news conference on October 12, reported President ...

EzinneOctober 19, 2017

Today’s Noisemakers: Chris Ngwodo, Demola Olarewaju, President Buhari and others

Every day on the Nigerian internet, there are people who keep our eyes glued to our phone screens as we ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 19, 2017

Air Force deploys fighter aircraft, troops to put an to end to violence in Plateau

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has deployed its troops and fighter aircraft including the L-39ZA aircraft and the EC-135 attack ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 14, 2017

Opinion: President Buhari’s ethnocentric image is his fault

by Adeshina Peter   While the controversy surrounding the leak of Ibe Kachikwu’s letter is still raging on, the Presidency ...

ToluOctober 14, 2017

21,870 Kaduna teachers fail primary 4 test | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

$5.5 billion – President Buhari wrote to the Senate seeking approval for an external loan worth this amount. The fund ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 6, 2017

Top government officials are “stealing” to aid Buhari’s second term – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Thursday, alleged that top government officials are “stealing” public funds so as to aid President ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 30, 2017

Dele Momodu: How President Buhari should prepare for 2019 elections

by Dele Momodu Fellow Nigerians, let me say exciting times are here again. You may ask what is so exciting ...

ToluSeptember 28, 2017

[The Legislative Blog]: Jibrin has been on suspension for one year but when will 180 legislative days elapse?

On this day in 2016, Hon Abdulmumin Jibrin, the lawmaker representing Kiru/Bebeji constituency in the House of Representatives, was served ...

ToluSeptember 25, 2017

IPOB declared terrorist group; Trump the Golden Goliath; NFL bends the knee | These are last week’s winners and losers

From the president who is taking ginormous Ls from footballers in his country to Africa’s President Buhari and to Lagos ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 18, 2017

This is what President Buhari is doing at the 72nd United Nations General Assembly

by Alexander O. Onukwue President Muhammadu Buhari is now in New York, attending the United Nations General Assembly. According to ...

ToluSeptember 17, 2017

21,084 policemen deployed for Anambra election; 1,100 firearms seized | The 5 numbers that mattered last week

N19.63 trillion – According to the latest debt statistics published by the Debt Management Office, Nigeria’s total debt has risen ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 16, 2017

UPDATE: Southeast governors ban IPOB, urge President Buhari to withdraw troops

The Southeast Governors Forum having  announced the proscription of Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), in all the five states of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 13, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] Is President Buhari uniting or dividing Nigeria?

A Facebook user posted this on her timeline yesterday September 12, 2017: “Niger Delta – Operation Crocodile Smile Boko Haram ...

Op-ed EditorSeptember 13, 2017

Reuben Abati: Dear President Buhari, what about these unseen threats to your presidency?

by Reuben Abati   Mama Taraba is Senator Aisha Alhassan, the current Minister of Women Affairs in the Muhammadu Buhari ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 10, 2017

Why I conceded power in 2015 – Jonathan

Former President Goodluck Jonathan has revealed why he accepted defeat in the 2015 general election results that saw President Muhammadu ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 3, 2017

The Buhari-led administration is quite ‘responsible’ – Lauretta Onochie

The special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on social media, Lauretta Onochie Saturday, described the present administration as a responsible ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 1, 2017

President Buhari urges corps members to continue to promote national unity

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has described the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) as a tool for national development and challenged ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

This administration will not rest until we see the Nigeria of our dreams – Buhari

Nigeria’s president Muhammadu Buhari Thursday, said his administration “would not rest on his oars until Nigerians see the country of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 31, 2017

FG set to link Nigeria’s 36 states with rail – Amaechi

The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has said that the Federal Government would ensure that the entire country is connected ...

RoqeebahAugust 29, 2017

[The Presidential Blog] Lauretta Onochie is mad again

According to Ayo Sogunro, “everything in Nigeria is going to kill you”. Being conceived here, being born here, the State-inflicted ...

ToluAugust 28, 2017

Governor Fayose, Mayweather/McGregor, JAMB | Here are last week’s winners and losers

From the world of sports to entertainment to politics and to Nigeria’s villa of rodents, here are last week’s winners ...

ToluAugust 22, 2017

15 questions that crossed our minds while reading Garba Shehu’s rat infestation tale

There is an unbelievable story making the rounds in Nigeria right now. We have tried to analyse the situation, tried ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 22, 2017

Femi Adesina explains why President Buhari is “working from home”

President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said reports saying the President is “working from home” was ...

ToluAugust 21, 2017

What President Buhari missed, what he should expect and what we want from him

by Wareez Odunayo   After 103 days in London, President Muhammadu Buhari returned to Nigeria on August 19, 2017. Buhari ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 21, 2017

“We refuse to be second class citizens” – Femi Fani-Kayode reacts to Buhari’s return

The Director of Media and Publicity in Goodluck Jonathan’s government, Femi Fani-Kayode in his reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari’s return ...

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