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President Buhari Expresses Grief Over Killing Of Soldiers In An Ambush

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed “profound grief and sorrow’’ over loss of soldiers who were ambushed by terrorists in Gorgi Village, Borno State. He said “sacrifices of our gallant patriots cannot be quantified, and their sacrifices cannot go in vain,’’ while commiserating with their families and those that sustained injuries. The President said the death… Read More »

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President Buhari Directs Govt Agencies To Protect Critical National Infrastructure, Urges Telecom Operators To Prioritise Underserved Communities

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja directed the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy to work with all relevant government agencies to ensure full protection of critical national infrastructure. The President issued the directive at the unveiling of the National Broadband Plan 2020–2025, commissioning of the Communications and Digital Economy complex, flag-off of the Digital… Read More »

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President Buhari Awards Scholarship To Three Science Students, Says Future Belongs To Nigerian Youths

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Abuja granted full scholarship up to the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degree level to three secondary students who emerged winners at the year 2020 Young Nigerian Scientists Presidential Award Competition. The scholarship is in any science-related discipline of their choice at any university in the country. Declaring open the 2020… Read More »

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Alleged Attack On President Buhari In Kebbi: Contortionists At Work Again

President Muhammadu Buhari was in Kebbi State Thursday to declare open the Argungu Fishing and Cultural Festival. It was the first time the international tourism event would hold in eleven years, as security considerations had rendered it impracticable. As the President went round the arena to inspect rice pyramids on display, and take photographs with… Read More »

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Return Of Festivals, Evidence Of Improved Security – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Argungu, Kebbi State, said reemergence of Argungu Agricultural and Fishing Festival after 11 years of suspension, and other international festivals across the country, signal more confidence in improved security. President Buhari assured that the Federal Government will sustain investments in security infrastructure to boost cultural tourism, and attract more investments… Read More »

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Leave President Buhari Out Of The Kano Emirate Issue

President Muhammadu Buhari has no involvement whatsoever in the dethronement of HRH Muhammadu Sanusi II from the position of Emir of Kano. All such insinuations are untrue, malicious and politically motivated. The President does not have a history of intervening in the affairs of any state in the country, unless the issue at hand is… Read More »

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President Buhari Will Complete Legacy Projects In Southeast, Spokesman Assures

President Muhammadu Buhari will complete ongoing legacy projects in the South-East before the expiration of his administration in 2023, his Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, assured Thursday in Abuja. Receiving the Editorial management of Orient Daily Newspaper, led by veteran journalist and Editor-in-Chief, Stanley Egbochuku, the presidential spokesman said several ongoing… Read More »

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President Buhari Approves Suspension Of The Coordinator Of Amnesty Programme

Following numerous allegations and petitions surrounding the Presidential Amnesty Programme, the National Security Adviser (NSA) set up a Caretaker Committee to look into the activities of the programme, on the directive of President Muhammadu Buhari. Part of the Committee’s task is to ensure that allocated resources are properly utilized in consonance with government’s objective of… Read More »

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Border Closure: President Buhari Calls For More Patience From Neighbouring Countries

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of tripartite committee made up of Nigeria, Benin and Niger Republic. President Buhari, who received President Roch Marc Christian Kabore of Burkina Faso at the Presidential Villa, said Nigeria’s… Read More »

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We Need National Understanding, Cohesion To Move Forward – Femi Adesina

Special Adviser to the President, Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, Tuesday in Abuja said President Muhammadu Buhari’s vision of a unified, harmonious and purpose-driven country will be consistently followed, urging more understanding as the government tackles myriad challenges. The Special Adviser, who received a delegation from Unity, Honour and Glory Initiative (UHG) in his office… Read More »