• Abuja-Kaduna rail project partially executed by Jonathan – Amaechi

    Abuja-Kaduna rail project partially executed by Jonathan – Amaechi

    The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi, on Tuesday admitted that the Abuja-Kaduna rail project was partially executed by the Goodluck Jonathan administration, but added that the President Buhari’s government was responsible for executing the final stages that were crucial to the project’s completion.

    The line, first of its kind in Nigeria, was commissioned amidst fanfare by Mr. Buhari in Kubwa, a suburb of Abuja and major terminal for the route, on Tuesday.

    But no latter had the commissioning ceremony got underway than […]

  • Buhari to IBB, Gusau : Tell Nigerians why you removed me from office

    Buhari to IBB, Gusau : Tell Nigerians why you removed me from office

    Thirty one years after his administration was toppled in a military coup, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally opened up on why he was sacked.

    Ex President, Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) and President Muhammadu BuhariEx President, Ibrahim Babangida (IBB) and President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Buhari said in an exclusive interview granted The Interview, that he was removed from office because he was planning to purge the military hierarchy of corruption.

    Buhari, who has not spared the military even in his ongoing anti-corruption war, said senior military […]

  • Rio Olympics: Buhari rules out jamboree trip for govt officials

    Rio Olympics: Buhari rules out jamboree trip for govt officials

    President Muhammadu Buhari has given a standing order to the Ministry of Youth and Sports Development to ensure that no government official and members of the National Assembly embark on a jamboree trip to Brazil for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games on the account of the government.

    Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Chinyeaka Ohaa, who made the disclosure while appearing before the House of Representatives Committee on Sports, yesterday argued that the paucity of fund necessitated the Presidential directive.

    Reacting to the […]

  • Youth group rallies support for Buhari’s anti-corruption war

    Youth group rallies support for Buhari’s anti-corruption war

    Stand Up for Nigeria (SUN), a socio-political group, staged a rally in Calabar, Cross River State capital, on Wednesday in support of the Unity of Nigeria and in solidarity with the anti-corruption fight of President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Addressing the youths before getting on the road with large banners depicting solidarity with the government of President Buhari, Obande Gideon, Co-ordinator, South-South region of the group, said, “Our belief in the unity of this country is unwavering and we so declare that the […]

  • President meets with Yoruba monarch Alake of Egbaland

    President meets with Yoruba monarch Alake of Egbaland

    President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met behind closed-doors separately with the Alake of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Gbadebo, and former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Ghali Na’Abba at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

    He first met with Oba Gbadebo inside the his office for less than an hour but no official statement was made as to the agenda of the meeting

    The monarch attended the meeting alone, escorted there by the protocol officers in the State House.

    He also did not speak with State […]

  • Senate probes reports on impeachment plot against Buhari

    Senate probes reports on impeachment plot against Buhari

    The Senate has initiated moves to probe media reports that it has commenced impeachment plot against President Muhammadu Buhari.

    Actually, the matter was raised during plenary on Wednesday by Senator Isa Misau through order 14 and 15.

    Misau called the attention of the Senate to a publication in some daily newspaper where the senate was accused of hatching plans to impeach President Muhammadu Buhari.

    He alleged that some Senators are behind the publication because journalists and legislative aides were not in the executive […]

  • Fayose insists Buhari’s wife mentioned in Halliburton scanda

    Fayose insists Buhari’s wife mentioned in Halliburton scanda

     

    Despite the United State government saying that it had no fraud information against the wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, the Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, has insisted that the wife of the President was mentioned in the Halliburton scandal.

    Reacting to the freezing of his Zenith Bank account by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Fayose, last week, alleged that Aisha was involved in the scandal.

    He said, “There was a judgment against the wife of the President, where she wired […]

  • NCP blasts Buhari over Hadiza Usman’s appointment as NPA boss

    NCP blasts Buhari over Hadiza Usman’s appointment as NPA boss

    The appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as managing director, Nigeria Ports Authority (NPA), has drawn criticism from the opposition National Conscience Party (NCP).

    In his reaction, Dr. Yunusa Tanko, national president, NCP, described the appointment as wrong.

    He said, “While I seriously support electing and appointing our women into governance, the appointment of Hadiza Bala Usman as NPA boss is one wrong appointment too many.”

    He added that the appointment has lent credence to the claims of President Muhammadu Buhari’s lopsided appointments favouring […]

  • FG will deal with any security threat in Nigeria – Buhari

    FG will deal with any security threat in Nigeria – Buhari

     

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday said his administration will deal with any security threat in any part of the country.

    He made the remark while commissioning a 75- kilometer road terminating in Wanke in Gusau local government area of Zamfara State.

    The President, who was in the state on a one day working visit, had earlier commissioned a 20- kilometer road in Tsafe local government area of the state.

    Speaking in Wanke, Buhari said: “Meanwhile our security situation is improving, not only in […]

  • Buhari is receiving treatment in UK – Fayose

    Buhari is receiving treatment in UK – Fayose

     

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, while speaking through his Special Assistant on Public Communications, Lere Olayinka, on Friday alleged that the All Progressives Congress presidential candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), who travelled to the United Kingdom for a supposed working visit, is in a London hospital.

    According to him, Buhari is being treated at a hospital located at Cavendish Street, Cavendish Square, W2 London West End, London.

    The governor said this had vindicated his earlier stand that Buhari was sick and lacked […]

  • My Assets Will Be Declared Publicly – Muhammadu Buhari

    My Assets Will Be Declared Publicly – Muhammadu Buhari

     

    According to a document obtained by newsmen in Abuja on Thursday, the Presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), said he would publicly declare his assets and liabilities, if voted into power.

    The document highlights what Buhari will do in his first 100 days if he assumes power on May 29.

    He emphasised that, the late President, Alhaji Umaru Yar’Adua, also from Katsina State as Buhari, was the first and the only Nigeria’s President to have publicly […]