Security agents: Islamic State fighters in Nigeria
Security agencies have uncovered Islamic State in West Africa (ISWA) fighters in Benue, Kogi and Edo states, it was learnt yesterday. A source in the Presidency said the group had been operating within some North Central and South-South states, using foreign terrorists. They are also believed to be recruiting... Read more
Buhari orders review of boards’ list over dead appointees
Following the outrage that trailed President Muhammadu Buhari’s recent appointment of dead people into the boards of Federal Government’s agencies, the President has ordered the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha, to review the entire list. The review, it was learnt, is meant to ascertain... Read more
Buhari warns over political instability in Togo
President Muhammadu Buhari and his Ivorian counterpart, Alassane Ouattara, on Wednesday expressed concern that political instability in Togo, if not averted, could have regional consequences. According to a statement on Thursday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, both leaders expressed the... Read more
Buhari signs petroleum varsity bill into law
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday signed the bill establishing the University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, Delta State, into law. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President, at the brief ceremony, pledged continued support for the socio-economic development of the Niger Delta... Read more
Buhari travels to US next week  for UN Assembly Session
President Muhammadu Buhari has been scheduled to address the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly in the United States on Tuesday, September 19, 2017. The President of Nigeria is listed as number seven on the provincial list of speakers. Buhari is expected to speak after the leaders... Read more
Noboby can manipulate Buhari, says Garuba Shehu
The Presidency on Sunday declared that no cabal or official in the Presidency can hijack the powers President Muhammadu Buhari. According to a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, the President is very thorough in carrying out the the responsibilities and duties ascribed... Read more
The Presidency  has advised opinion leaders to exercise restraint in their choice of words to avoid heating up the polity and causing acrimony. Defending the President’s speech, the Presidency said yesterday that it was a matter of great satisfaction that majority of the citizens welcomed the broadcast. To criticise the... Read more
Buhari won’t resign, Presidency insists
President Muhammadu Buhari will not resign from office, The Presidency said yesterday. It was in response to a call by some civil society organisations that the President should resign or return to work. President Buhari has been in the United Kingdom since May 7 for a follow-up appointment with his doctors.... Read more
Buhari promises to be back soon
For the first time since he returned to London in May on medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday spoke on his health. He said he was “making good progress” and would soon “return to my duties”. His message is contained in a letter to Guinean President Alpha Conde. In... Read more
Eid-el-fitri: Buhari preaches peace, unity
  President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a message of greetings to Nigerian Muslims and Christians on the occasion of the Eid-el-fitri celebration. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, the president urged all citizens to resolve to live in peace and avoid... Read more