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President Buhari Dissolves Special Presidential Investigation Panel For Recovery Of Public Property

President Muhammadu Buhari has dissolved the Special Presidential Investigation Panel for the Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) as currently constituted with Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla as Chairman. The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice has been directed to immediately take over all outstanding investigations and other activities of the SPIP. The panel was established… Read More »

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President Buhari Mourns Former Vice Chancellor Of Unilorin, Prof Adeoye Adeniyi

President Muhammadu Buhari sends condolences to the family of former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Ilorin, Professor Emeritus Adeoye Adeniyi, with an assurance that his contributions to national development, especially the educational sector, will always be remembered. The President Commiserates with the Governing Board of the University of Ilorin, staff and students over the passing… Read More »

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President Buhari Loses Staff Who Served Him For 30 Years

President Muhammadu Buhari mourns the passing of a loyal and honest staff, Buhari Nalado Sandamu, who served the President and his family for more than 30 years. “I have lost a good and honest caretaker,’’ says the President, who offered prayers for the repose of his house keeper, who was better known as “Commander’’. “I… Read More »

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State House Press Release Postponement Of Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting will not take place on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. This is due to the fact that all the memos earlier submitted to the Council for consideration have been returned to the various Ministries. This action will allow Ministers who were recently sworn in have their inputs in the memos… Read More »

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State House Press Release FG Joins Benue, Taraba States In Stakeholders Meeting On Tiv /Jukun Crisis

Following the public appeal by President Muhammadu Buhari to Governors of Benue and Taraba States as well as their traditional and political leaders for an urgent de-escalation of the crisis between the Tiv and Jukun ethnic groups, the two states have slated a meeting of stakeholders for tomorrow, Wednesday, at the Shehu Musa Yar’adua Center,… Read More »

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President Buhari Welcomes Investments From Japan Bank And Toyota

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday held investment talks with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Toyota Group, at the margins of the Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD 7), holding in Yokohama, Japan. Led by its Deputy Governor, Mr Nobumitsu Hayashi, the Japan Bank for International Cooperation indicated its interest in… Read More »

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NBA Global Basketball Championship: Okowa hails Merit Atebe for making African team

Delta Governor, Sen. (Dr) Ifeanyi Okowa, has congratulated Delta born, Nigerian basketball star, Merit Atebe-Innocent, on her inclusion in the Africa team at the second edition of the NBA Global Basketball Championship in Florida, United States of America. The Africans participated in the junior world tournament which held between Aug. 6 and Aug. 12, and… Read More »

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Statement on the Roles of Chief of Staff and SGF

Recent media and social media reports on the responsibilities of the Chief of Staff to the President have suggested that the role has changed. This is not the case. Today, under the Buhari II administration the role of Chief of Staff remains the same as it was under Buhari I. It is worth stressing that… Read More »

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President Buhari Re-Appoints Femi Adesina, Garba Shehu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Femi Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu as Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity. The President also re-appointed Mr Laolu Akande as Senior Special Assistant, Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President. President Buhari equally retained Tolu Ogunlesi, Bashir Ahmad,… Read More »

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President Buhari Replaces Heads Of Federal Government Agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved replacements for heads of Federal Government agencies that were recently appointed as ministers. Sen. Basheer Garba Mohammed has been appointed Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons. He replaces Sadiya Umar Farouk. Libya rivals agree to hold poll Dr. Chioma Ejikeme has been appointed Executive Secretary,… Read More »