The Acting Inspector-General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris, says the Nigeria Police Force denied members of the Bring Back Our Girls (BBOG) group access to the Presidential Villa for security reasons.
The BBOG group had made several attempts to enter the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to press the Federal Government for the release of the over 200 Chibok girls who were abducted in April 2014.
Idris spoke at an event jointly organised by the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) and the International Committee […]
The Bring Back Our Girls BBOG advocacy group are currently on their way to the Presidential Villa, Abuja. They are on a silent march to advocate for the release of the Chibok schoolgirls that were kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists, 869 days ago. Former Minister of Education Oby Ezekwesili, activist Aisha Yesufu are present there. See more photos after the
President Muhammadu Buhari will spend N3.914bn on the maintenance of the Presidential Villa, Abuja this year. This is apart from another N282.962m he has already set aside for the General Maintenance Services of State House (Headquarters); and the N41.844m budgeted for General Maintenance Services of State House Operations (Vice President).
These figures are contained in the details of the 2016 Appropriation Act recently signed into law by the President and made available on the website of the Budget Office.
According to the details, […]
The Officials of the Department of State Services attached to the Presidential Villa, Abuja were on Wednesday ordered out of the premises.
The officials belong to the Body Guard Unit of the DSS and had been working in the Presidential Villa since the days of former President Goodluck Jonathan.
Reports had shown exclusively that there were moves to replace the operatives with men of the Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps.
The situation, it had also been reported exclusively by many newspapers, led to the […]
News gathered that President Muhammadu Buhari is set to move into the Presidential Villa and commence serious business of governance next week, a competent Presidency source confirmed.
Since being declared winner of the 2015 Presidential election, Buhari has been operating from the Defence House in Maitama and has been conducting official business of government from there, having taken over the mantle of leadership on May 29, 2015 from former President Goodluck Jonathan.
But authoritative Presidency sources told us that Buhari was set […]