Katsina Unrest: President Buhari Meets Masari

For quite sometime now Katsina State, Northern Nigeria have been under the siege of Bandit attacks whereby many individuals have been killed and properties destroyed, in a bit of finding a lasting solution President Buhari met with the Governor of Katsina, Aminu Masari. The President’s meeting with Governor Aminu Bello Masari, at the State House on Thursday night, said bandits, who have committed crimes against innocent citizens in the state, and across the country, will not be spared. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/forbes-ronaldos-105-million-year-tops-messi-and-crowns-him-soccers-first-billion-dollar-man/ President Buhari warned bandits to surrender their weapons, or…

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House Of Reps Approve Buhari’s $22.7bn Loan

The House of Representatives has approved President Muhammadu Buhari’s request to borrow foreign loans to the sum of $22.79bn for the Federal Government. According to the Government, the loans are part of the 2016–2018 Federal Government External Borrowing (Rolling) Plan laid before the House on March 5, 2020, before the President’s fresh loan request of $5.5 billion on May 28, 2020. The Senate had approved the loan on March 6 but the House suspended its consideration of the request indefinitely. Almost two months later, Speaker of the House, Femi Gbajabiamila,…

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Updated: President Buhari Meets With AFDB Boss, Supports Re-election

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday held a meeting with Mr Akinwunmi Adesina, the President of the Africa Development Bank (AFDB). The meeting was also attended by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed; Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama and the Chief of Staff to the President Ibrahim Gambari. The meeting which lasted about 45 minutes ended with Mr Adesina declining to speak with journalists. This meeting follows a petition by a group of whistle-blowers against Adesina, accusing him of breaching AFDB’s code of conduct, some of…

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Obaseki Presents Contestant Form To Buhari

The embattled Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki has arrived Aso -Rock to hold a meeting with the president on the happenings within his state and also to present his re-election projects to Mr President which he was able to get approval from Buhari on the next elections. The meeting between Buhari and Obaseki comes on the heels of another meeting between some governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the party’s National Leader, Senator Bola Tinubu. Both are not unconnected to the political tussle in Edo…

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PTF Issues Out New Directives Following Easing Lockdown

The Presidential Task Force has met with President Buhari today afternoon to fashion a modality Towards the Immediate easing of the various Lockdown regulations of the CoVid-19 pandemic which have prevented businesses, Religious gatherings and other events. PTF made this announcement after successfully reached an agreement with the President, this was confirmed in a series of tweets from Bashir Ahmad Buhari’s Media aid on micro blogging platform Twitter. See below;

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Presidency: Debunks News About Reversal Of Kyari’s Report

The Presidency says there is no iota of truth in the allegations that President Muhammadu Buhari has upturned about 115 memos and reversed some appointments made by the late Chief of Staff, Mallam Abba Kyari. In a series of tweets on his official handle late Tuesday, Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, said there is not a grain of truth in these reports and wants Nigerians to ignore the insinuations behind them. Mr Shehu said the President will never cede to anyone else the power and trust given to him by the…

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Africa Day: Buhari No Development Without Peace

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for peace on the continent as a prerequisite for sustainable development. In a message to African leaders to mark the ”Africa Day 2020,” commemorated by the African Union Commission in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), President Buhari said Africa has given the world a new hope by choosing the theme ”Silencing the Guns in the context of the COVID-19” for this year’s Africa Day. He stressed the need for African leaders to ensure that every effort is made to ensure the success of…

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President Buhari Appoints NECO Registrar

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Professor Godswill Obioma as the new National Examinations Council (NECO) Registrar and Chief Executive Officer. He was the Ebonyi State Resident Commissioner of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) until the new appointment. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/president-buhari-sign-executive-order-for-state-legislature-and-judiciary-autonomy/ Professor Charles Uwakwe, the former NECO Registrar was sacked recently for financial misconduct. The approval was contained in a letter dated 15th May 2020 with Reference No: FME/PS/396/C1/1/134. It was signed by the Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu. The letter noted that the appointment, for…

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Eid-Mubarak: President Buhari Consolidates Sultan’s Call For Observance Of Prayers At Home

The President, Muhammadu Buhari on Friday barred government officials, political leaders, community heads, Muslim and Christian religious leaders and children from paying him Eid-el-Fitr homage at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The President said this was to prevent the spread of the raging COVID-19 pandemic. He explained that his decision complied with the safety measures put in place in the Federal Capital Territory to guard against the spread of COVID-19. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/eid-fitri-fg-declares-25th-and-26th-as-public-holiday/ Buhari, who said he would spend the period at his residence with his family, also cited the directive…

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President Buhari Sign Executive Order For State Legislature and Judiciary Autonomy

The Buhari led administration has today vetoed into law the approval of assent on State Legislative and State Judicial autonomous power to carry out functions on its own part without a due course of redress by the federal arm. These was made evident in a series of tweet on President Buhari official Twitter Account early Friday evening, see below; “Based on the power vested in me under Section 5 of the 1999 Constitution (as Amended), I, today, signed into law Executive Order No. 10 of 2020 for the implementation of…

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VP Osinbajo presents Health Sector Reform Bill.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has approved the presentation of a Draft Legislative Instrument to enact the Health Sector Reform Bill, to President Muhammadu Buhari and the Federal Executive Council. The approval was given at the 2nd meeting of the National Council on Privatization chaired by the Vice President at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday. READ ALSO: https://theemage.com/chinese-doctors-mission-revealed/ When adopted, the reforms will ensure that millions of Nigerians who are presently unable to afford efficient health care services, can now have access. Addressing journalists after the meeting, the Director-General…

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Buhari Asks Senate To Confirm New Appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm Mr Lamido Yuguda as the new Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The President’s request was contained in a letter read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, during plenary on Tuesday in the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja. He also urged the lawmakers to screen and confirm three nominees as full-time commissioners of the Commission. They are Reginald Karausa, Ibrahim Boyi, and Mr Obi Joseph. The letter read, “Pursuant to Section 3 and 5(1) of the…

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