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    CCB: Why we can’t disclose assets of Buhari, ex-presidents

CCB: Why we can’t disclose assets of Buhari, ex-presidents

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says it cannot disclose the assets of President Muhammadu Buhari and those of past public office holders because it has not got their consent to do so.The bureau said this in a written address filed in response to a motion by Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP).Recently, SERAP was granted leave by the court [...]

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Council of food science, fertiliser quality control — Buhari signs five bills into law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed five bills passed by the 8th national assembly into law.This was disclosed by Umar Yakubu, his senior special assistant on national assembly matters (house of representatives).Yakubu who made the announcement at a news conference on Wednesday in Abuja, said the acts were to ensure good governance in the country.The bills include the Obafemi Awolowo University [...]

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    Buhari slashes estacode on trips for ministers

Buhari slashes estacode on trips for ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a directive for ministers, director-generals and other top government officials to submit travel plans for clearance. Willie Bassey, director of information to Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), announced this in a statement on Wednesday.Bassey also said that henceforth, "travel days will no longer attract payment of Estacode Allowances as duration of official trips [...]

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    Buhari asks senate to approve N10bn for Kogi

Buhari asks senate to approve N10bn for Kogi

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the senate to approve the sum of N10.069 billion for Kogi state.The sum is a refund for projects executed on behalf of the federal government by the Kogi state government.The president's request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Ahmad Lawan on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday.In the letter, [...]

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    PDP: Regulating online media is attempt to gag Nigerians

PDP: Regulating online media is attempt to gag Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says the planned regulation of online media is an attempt by the government to gag Nigerians.Lai Mohammed, minister of information, announced that online news platforms will soon be regulated when he inaugurated a seven-man committee set up to implement reforms in the National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) last Thursday.Mohammed said the reforms that will be implemented by the [...]

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    Sule Lamido: I’m sure Jonathan discussed Dasuki’s case with Buhari

Sule Lamido: I’m sure Jonathan discussed Dasuki’s case with Buhari

Sule Lamido, a former governor of Jigawa state, says he is sure ex-President Goodluck Jonathan spoke about Sambo Dasuki, former national security adviser (NSA), when he met with President Muhammadu Buhari.Jonathan and Buhari met at Aso Rock on Thursday but the details of the meeting was not made public.In a post on Facebook, Lamido said Dasuki, who is currently standing [...]

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    ‘First lady admin and academics’ – rumour of Buhari marrying another wife sparks frenzy

‘First lady admin and academics’ – rumour of Buhari marrying another wife sparks frenzy

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    Buhari: World Bank, IMF reeling out inaccurate statistics about Nigeria

Buhari: World Bank, IMF reeling out inaccurate statistics about Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari says some of the statistics about Nigeria published by the World Bank, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and other foreign bodies are not accurate. The president made this statement shortly after meeting with the presidential economic advisory council (EAC) on Wednesday.Urging the council on the need to prioritise primary data, Buhari said statistics from the foreign bodies are [...]

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    Buhari: I’ll carry everyone along on my last lap as president

Buhari: I’ll carry everyone along on my last lap as president

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will carry everyone along in his last lap as head of the country.The president said this on Wednesday when he received former ministers that served under him as military head of state.Buhari was head of state from January 1984 to August 1985.At the meeting, he recalled "how we got things done then" at the time." [...]

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    ‘We need home-grown solutions’ — Buhari tells economic advisory council

‘We need home-grown solutions’ — Buhari tells economic advisory council

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, met with members of the recently constituted economic advisory council (EAC) at the presidential villa, Abuja.At the meeting, the president restated his commitment to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years.He said the economy was not growing well enough and asked the team to come up with home-grown ideas that will help improve it."I [...]

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    APC: We are confident of early passage of 2020 budget

APC: We are confident of early passage of 2020 budget

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says it is confident that the 2020 budget will be passed early.President Muhammadu Buhari presented the 2020 budget proposal to a joint session of the national assembly on Tuesday.In a statement, Lanre Issa-Onilu, APC spokesman, said following the early presentation of the budget, the lawmakers have about three months to consider the proposal.Issa-Onilu said the [...]

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    Buhari: We’ve made tremendous progress in degrading Boko Haram

Buhari: We’ve made tremendous progress in degrading Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari says the country has recorded tremendous progress in degrading Boko Haram insurgents.Buhari made the claim while inaugurating 111 cadets into the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) as pilot officers at the NAF base in Kaduna.The president who was represented by Abayomi Olonisakin, chief of defence staff, said those trying to destabilise the country have been frustrated.He asked the [...]

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    EXTRA: I have cold because I’m working very hard, Buhari jokes

EXTRA: I have cold because I’m working very hard, Buhari jokes

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has flu because he is working very hard.Buhari said this while presenting the 2020 budget to a joint session of the national assembly on Tuesday.The president explained that the cold is because he was working very hard to meet the deadline of the national assembly.Buhari asked the lawmakers and other dignitaries present in the lower [...]

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    Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

Direct your insults at Buhari NOT Jonathan, PDP tells APC

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the All Progressives Congress (APC) to redirect its invective on former President Goodluck Jonathan at President Muhammadu Buhari and his administration.The party was reacting to a statement by the APC that the former president should not have denied the allegation that he rejected the British government's proposal to help rescue some of the [...]

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    Buhari nominates Akinwunmi Adesina for second term as AfDB president

Buhari nominates Akinwunmi Adesina for second term as AfDB president

President Muhammadu Buhari has nominated Akinwunmi Adesina for a second term as the president of African Development Bank (AfDB).Adesina made this known on Sunday while receiving the Emeka Anyaoku lifetime achievement award presented to him by the Hallmark of Labour Foundation.This comes ahead of the bank's election scheduled to hold in 2020."When asked by former President Goodluck Jonathan to serve [...]

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    Buhari to Nigerians: Do businesses that South Africans will accept

Buhari to Nigerians: Do businesses that South Africans will accept

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised Nigerians living in South Africa not to operate small businesses if the indigenes will not accept them.In a joint media briefing with South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday, Buhari urged Nigerians to abide by the law in any country they choose to settle."We have discussed it at great length with the president on one [...]

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