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Statement On Mrs Funke Olakunri’s Tragic Death

The Presidency has noted public concerns on the unfortunate attack leading to the death of daughter of the Afenifere leader, Pa Reuben Fasoranti. The President has already issued a statement expressing his heartfelt condolences to the family of Mrs Funke Olakunri and followed up with a telephone call. The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has… Read More »

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Isha Sesay: A Good Book On Chibok, Hampered By Misrepresentations

The Presidency wishes to seize this moment to reiterate the government’s unwavering determination to secure the release, by peace or by force, the remaining 110 Chibok girls, Ms Leah Sharibu and all other citizens held captive by terrorists. It is imperative to do this at this time in view of the doubts that may possibly… Read More »

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Justify Confidence Reposed In You, President Buhari Urges Unga President-Elect

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja formally congratulated Ambassador Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, President-elect of UN General Assembly and Nigeria’s Permanent Representative to the UN, urging him to justify the confidence reposed in him by Nigerians and the world. Receiving Ambassador Muhammad-Bande at State House, President Buhari said: ‘‘You have intellectually prepared yourself for this position, well… Read More »

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State House Press Release Welcoming Bishop Of Truro’s Report To U.K Parliament

The Presidency welcomes the recent report to the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office – specifically the British Government’s new focus on herder-farmer clashes. Engagement with various stakeholders is key to breeding the dialogue and – most importantly – trust to resolve this age-old conflict. As the report sets out, there are many causes to this… Read More »

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State House Press Release President Buhari Vests Printing And Minting Plc With Sole Authority To Print E-Passports

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that the production and personalization of all Nigerian E-passports and related documentation shall be the sole responsibility of the Nigerian Security Printing & Minting Company (NSPMC). Popularly known as The Mint, the company was established in 1963 with the objective of producing the nation’s currency notes and coins for the… Read More »

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President Buhari Mourns Vice-Admiral Husaini Abdullahi

President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to the family, the government and people of Nasarawa State on the death of Vice Admiral Husaini Abdullahi (Rtd). President Buhari also commiserates with the military authorities on the passing of the former governor of Bendel State from March 1976 to July 1978. The President affirms that Vice Admiral… Read More »

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President Buhari: Welfare Of Teachers Should Take Centre Stage In Reviving Education; Buhari Integrity Lecture Series Coming

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said reviving the educational sector, with renewed focus on teaching valuable lessons like integrity in schools, will require giving priority to the welfare and training of teachers, who directly create the enabling environment for learning. President Buhari, who received a delegation from the Arewa House Centre for Historical Documentation… Read More »

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PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES NIGERIAN WRITER, LESLEY NNEKA ARIMAH FOR WINNING 2019 CAINE PRIZE

On behalf of all Nigerians and the government, President Muhammadu Buhari warmly congratulates Nigerian writer, Lesley Nneka Arimah, for winning 2019 Caine Prize for African Writing. President Buhari felicitates with the writer for the literary masterpiece, “Skinned’’, that won the award, commending her for the depth of insight and skilfulness in bringing up the issue… Read More »

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President Buhari Condoles With Families Of Victims Of Explosion In Lagos

President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with families who lost their loved ones in an inferno in Ijegun, Lagos State, on Thursday. President Buhari condoles with people and government of Lagos over the fire disaster that claimed lives and property, urging security agencies to ensure that those behind the unfortunate incident are brought to justice. The President… Read More »