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President Buhari Mourns The Death of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II
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President Buhari Mourns The Death of UK’s Queen Elizabeth II

President Muhammadu Buhari has joined other world leaders in mourning the passing of Queen Elizabeth II. He described the death of the Queen of England as a great loss to the United Kingdom and the entire Commonwealth nations. See Also: How I Solved Dispute With ASUU In One Night – Jonathan Sending his condolences and expressing sadness on the news of the death of the 96-year-old Queen, Buhari in a statement by his Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said; “My family and I, and the more than 200 million Nigerians have learned with immense sadness of the passing of the Queen and the end of her unique and wonderful 70-year reign. Her late Majesty was the only British Sovereign known to 90 percent of our population." “Our thoughts and sincere condolences are with the ...
Tinubu Lauds Buhari’s Decision to Only Support APC Candidates
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Tinubu Lauds Buhari’s Decision to Only Support APC Candidates

Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, who is to contest for the 2023 presidential election under the All Progressive Congress, has lauded President Buhari’s decision to only support his party candidates. Tinubu while speaking at his campaign office as he entertained the APC nation committee members on Saturday, said President Buhari was a bold leader for standing his ground. See Also: Tinubu Better Than Obi, Atiku – Masari He said; “I like the statement of Mr. President a few days ago. Firm, concise, straight to the point, and bold as a leader of our party." “We should commend the President for that statement." “For his commitment and loyalty to the party. And for being a true party leader.” Source: Daily Post
Buhari Congratulates Ruto on Becoming Kenya’s New President
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Buhari Congratulates Ruto on Becoming Kenya’s New President

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates William Ruto for winning the Kenyan Presidential election on the 9th of August, 2022. The president says he anticipates more engagements between Nigeria and Kenya under the coming administration. He also praised President Uhuru Kenyatta for his achievements and ambitious leadership, which he gave to his country in the past nine years. See Also: 2023 Election: Jonathan Tells Nigerians Candidates To Vote These were all in a statement by President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. the statement reads; “President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates the President-elect of Kenya, William Ruto, on his victory in the General Elections on August 9, 2022." “The President also commends the people of Kenya for ...
NUC: Teachers Still Yet to Enjoy the N30,000 Minimum Wage
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NUC: Teachers Still Yet to Enjoy the N30,000 Minimum Wage

Teachers across 15 states are yet to enjoy the N30,000 minimum wage increase since President Muhammadu Buhari signed the National Minimum Wage Act into law. The Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) says teachers in states such as Abia, Bayelsa, Delta, Enugu, Nasarawa, Adamawa, Gombe, Niger, Borno, Sokoto, Anambra, Imo, Benue, Taraba, and Zamfara are yet to enjoy the agreed minimum wage even after the third year of the Act being passed into law. See Also: ASUU Calls On NASS To Pass The Bill To Amend NUC Act According to the union, only 15 states which are Akwa Ibom, Ebonyi, Edo, Ekiti, Jigawa, Kano, Katsina, Kwara, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun, Oyo, Plateau, Rivers State including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) are paying the implemented minimum wage to primary and secondary school...
Outrage as Buhari Approves N1.14 billion donation to Niger Republic
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Outrage as Buhari Approves N1.14 billion donation to Niger Republic

Nigerians on social media have expressed anger over the news that President Muhammadu Buhari approved the donation of N1.14 billion to the Republic of Niger. Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning confirmed the reports to newsmen briefly after the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday. The Minister said the donation is to aid Niger in acquiring operational vehicles, she said although Nigerians possess the right to question the donation approved by Buhari, he also has the right to take such decisions based on his assessment. See Also: Buhari’s Impeachment Seven Years Late – Kachikwu Despite the statement from the Minister, Nigerians have expressed disappointment over the decision of the President with some airing their views and opinio...
Kwankwaso Cautions Senators Against Buhari’s Impeachment
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Kwankwaso Cautions Senators Against Buhari’s Impeachment

The Presidential candidate of the New Nigeria Peoples Party (NNPP), Rabiu Kwankwaso has advised senators against the impeachment of President Muhammadu Buhari. The former senator from Kano State advised his former colleagues not to stir up unnecessary trouble by trying to remove President Buhari from office. He made his opinion known during a visit to the Governor of Kwara State, AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq, in Ilorin. Although Kwankwaso said he understands their worries and concerns over the issues of insecurity, he urged the senators from the opposition not to be in a hurry to impeach the President. See Also: Kwankwaso Warns Tinubu As Shettima Is Confirmed As VP He said: “I don’t know the facts that they have. But as their former colleague, I want them to tread very softly...
Buhari May Be Kidnapped Soon – Buba Galadima
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Buhari May Be Kidnapped Soon – Buba Galadima

Buba Galadima, a former associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, has warned that the Chief of Armed forces may be kidnapped soon. Buba Galadima, a former associate of President Muhammadu Buhari, has warned that the Chief of Armed forces may be kidnapped soon. Galadima disclosed expressed the concern during an interview with BBC Hausa service while commenting on the insecurity challenges confronting the nation’s capital city, Abuja. Recall that terrorists recently attacked Kuje Prison in the FCT and freed scores of suspected members of the terror group, Boko Haram. This was followed by an attack on 7 Guards Battalion of the Nigerian Army Presidential Guards Troops in Bwari Area Council of Abuja on Monday. About 8 soldiers were reportedly killed with several others injured. ...
Femi Falana Says “Buhari Must Go” at NLC Protest
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Femi Falana Says “Buhari Must Go” at NLC Protest

Lawyer and Human Right Activist, Femi Falana has said the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has brought depression and hardship upon Nigerians. Falana issued this statement at the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) Protest in Lagos on Tuesday. The Lawyer said that this government's administration is not what the people voted for. He said the regime had caused hardship, making the standards of living for the common people get worse day by day. “The living standards of our people are getting worse by the day. We didn’t vote for a regime to cause hardship in Nigeria and that is what is going on,” Falana said. He mentioned that terrorism, depression, and hardship had taken over the country. See Also: NLC Seeks FG Intervention In ASUU Strike He also referred to the ...
ASUU Strike – Buhari Gives The Minister of Education Two Weeks Ultimatum
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ASUU Strike – Buhari Gives The Minister of Education Two Weeks Ultimatum

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has instructed the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu to resolve the ongoing ASUU strike within the next two weeks. President Buhari gave the instruction during a meeting with certain Ministers and heads of Federal Government agencies concerned with the situation surrounding the action taken by the Academic Staff Union of Universities. Others present in the meeting, were the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Dr. Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Ngige, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Professor Isa Pantami, the Head of Service of the Federation, Dr. Folashade Yemi-Esan, the Chairman of National Salaries Income and Wages Commission, Ekpo Nta, the Director-General Budget Offi...
President Buhari Urges Nigerians to Help Tip Security Agents
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President Buhari Urges Nigerians to Help Tip Security Agents

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked Nigerian citizens to help security agents by providing information on strange activities happening around them. The President speaking to journalists after the Eid-el-Kabir prayers, pointed out that helping security agents with information will help the country battle bandits and terrorists and any other form of threat. “Look at when we closed the borders for about two years, a lot of people went back to the farms and they have not regretted that decision. Now we are feeding ourselves and exporting rice. “My advice is that people that are organizing themselves and attacking institutions and communities. The people know them. So let them report them to the security agencies," he said. see also: Insecurity: Buhari Should Do More...