Buhari Travels To US Next Week – Presidency
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
Presidency Debunks Buhari’s US Trip
The Nigerian presidency has denied reports made by Sahara Reporters that President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to travel to the US tomorrow. Presidential aide, Lauretta Onochie took to twitter on Sunday afternoon to debunk the report that has since gone viral online.   Read more
Chibok girls release, a ploy by presidency to distract Nigerians – Fayose
The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has described the report of the release of 82 additional Chibok girls from Boko Haram captivity as a plot by the presidency to divert attention away from the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari. The governor said it had become the pastime of... Read more
Grass-cutting scandal: Senate panel indicts suspended SGF, recommends prosecution
The Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Mounting Humanitarian Crisis in the North-East has indicted the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, for mismanagement. The investigative panel specifically asked relevant agencies to prosecute the suspended SGF for allegedly awarding contracts worth N500m, through the Presidential... Read more
Stop leaking secrets on NIA; Anyaoku warns Osinbajo panel
 Former Secretary-General of the Commonwealth, Chief Emeka Anyaoku, has thrown his weight behind yesterday’s warning by former Minister of External Affairs, Prof, Bolaji Akinyemi, that secrets on the National Intelligence Agency, NIA, should not be leaked to the public. Akinyemi had issued the warning against the backdrop of ongoing... Read more
Magu: Senate plans fresh showdown with Presidency
The Senate has perfected plans to withhold the confirmation of nominees by President Muhammadu Buhari as part of the lawmakers’ strategies for a showdown with the Presidency, The PUNCH has reliably learnt. This is notwithstanding the recent move by the Presidency to reconcile with the Senate. The upper chamber... Read more
Senate Reviews Passed Bills Rejected By Presidency
The Senate, on Wednesday, made a move to review four bills passed by the National Assembly which the Presidency said it would not assent to. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, while acting when President Muhammadu Buhari was on medical vacation in the United Kingdom, had written to the Senate that... Read more
Buhari Will Return To See UK Doctors –Presidency
The Presidency on Thursday said President Muhammadu Buhari has not changed his plan to return to his doctors in London, United Kingdom for check-up. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this in an interview with journalists. Shehu said it was not... Read more
Why Elite Criticise Buhari For Poor Performance — Presidency
The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that Nigerian elite always criticise the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari of poor performance because they do not care for the ordinary people. According to a statement made available to journalists on Sunday, the... Read more
Presidency Keeps Mum As Senate Blocks Magu Again
The Senate has requested that President Muhammadu Buhari nominate a replacement for the Acting Chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Mr. Ibrahim Magu, following the rejection of his nomination by the legislature on Wednesday. The upper chamber of the National Assembly said the rejection had ended Magu’s chairmanship of... Read more