9 key things to know about the new acting CJN,Olukayode Ariowoola

Following the resignation of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Tanko Mohammed on Monday over alleged ill-health, President Muhammadu Buhari has sworn-in Justice Olukayode Ariowoola as the acting CJN. What are some of the things you need to know about the new CJN? 1. Justice Ariwoola, a Muslim, was born on 22 August 1958 and he is currently the most senior Justice of the Supreme Court after Mohammad. 2. Ariwoola started his educational career in his home town Iseyin at the Local Authority Demonstration School, Oluwole, in the Iseyin Local government…

Read More

Buhari Replaces Ex-Ministers, Sends Nominees List To Senate

Buhari replaces ex-ministers, sends nominees list to SenatePublished on June 21, 2022By Samson Atekojo Usman The Nigerian Senate has received the executive communication with the nomination of six names as replacements for ministers that resigned to contest the presidential election. In a letter that was read by the Senate President, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan  on Tuesday, President Muhammadu Buhari said the nominees would replace the former ministers that resigned from his cabinet.   Read Also : Mass Exodus Hits APC In Katsina, Sokoto, Bauchi The letter read: “In accordance with…

Read More

Full Speech Of President Buhari’s Democracy Day, 2023

ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT AND COMMANDER IN CHIEF OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF COMMEMORATION AND CELEBRATION OF DEMOCRACY DAY 12TH JUNE, 2022 Fellow Nigerians, Today, June The 12th, marks another Democracy Day anniversary and an occasion to celebrate freedom and unity of our Nation. 2. From 1999, we consistently celebrated Democracy Day to mark the end of military rule and the return of power and control into the hands of those freely elected by the people. On this…

Read More

Buhari Woos APC Governors Over Choice Of Successor

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday dropped a bombshell when he told the governors of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to allow him to make a choice for his successor. The president met the governors ahead of the presidential primary election fixed for June 6, 7 and 8. Credible sources privy to a meeting held between the president and the governors said the president took most of the governors by surprise considering that they wanted him to allow them to choose one among them as the next president. Some of the…

Read More

Buhari embarks on State Visit to Spain Tuesday – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Tuesday depart Abuja for Madrid, Spain on a State Visit at the invitation of the Spanish President, Pedro Sanchez. The president’s spokesman, Mr Femi Adesina, confirmed this in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday. According to Adesina, at a separate meeting during the visit, the first by the Nigerian leader, Buhari will also meet with the Head of State of the Spanish nation, His Majesty King Felipe VI. ”During his engagements with both leaders, the Nigerian President will discuss issues of mutual interest to both…

Read More

FG Suspends Basketball In Nigeria For Two Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate withdrawal of Nigeria from all international basketball competitions for a period of two years with immediate effect. Sunday Dare, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, disclosed this while briefing newsmen on Thursday in Abuja. Dare, represented by Ismaila Abubakar, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, said a committee would be set up to oversee basketball leagues in the country.   Read Also : Buhari appeals to ASUU to end strike, confers awards “Following the unending crisis which have plagued and nearly crippled…

Read More

Buhari appeals to ASUU to end strike, confers awards

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to consider the plight of students and call off the ongoing strike. He made the appeal at the 19th National productivity day and conferment of the National Productivity Order of Merit award held on Thursday. The President equally urged students in public tertiary institutions to exercise patience as the Federal Government strives to address the nagging issues in the nation’s university system within the ambit of available resources. During the event, President Buhari conferred the 2019/2020 awards…

Read More

BREAKING: Buhari Orders FEC Members With Political Ambitions To Resign

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed that all members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) running for elective offices to submit their letters of resignation on or before Monday the 16th of May, 2022. The Minister of information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council meeting. Those affected are Ministers of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation Abubakar Malami, Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi; Niger Delta, Godswill Akpabio; Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige; Science, Technology and Innovation, Ogbonnaya Onu; Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba,…

Read More

Buhari commissions King David University in Ebonyi(images)

President Muhammadu Buhari has commissioned the King David University of Medical Sciences Ụbụrụ in Ohaozara local government area of Ebonyi State. The President, who is on a two-day working visit to the State, described the University as a wonderful and excellent project. The buildings commissioned inside the university include the Teaching Hospital, the administrative block of the University, hostels, staff residential areas and University Secondary school blocks, etc.   Read Also : Ebonyi State Governor Dave Umahi ignores IPOB sit at home, hosts Osinbajo to a Banquet (video)   Governor…

Read More

Buhari’s Administration Has Divided Nigerians Along Religious, Ethnic Lines – Kukah

The Catholic Bishop of Sokoto, Bishop Matthew Kukah, on Sunday accused the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration of dividing Nigeria along religious and ethnic lines. In his Easter message, the cleric said Nigerians have never experienced a greater level of division. Kukah, as a fierce critic of the Buhari government, cautioned religious leaders against falling prey to the antics of politicians by monetary inducements. “The greatest challenge for Nigeria is not even the 2023 elections. It is the prospects for the reconciliation of our people,” the statement partly read. “Here, the…

Read More