82nd birthday: Buhari commends Obasanjo’s commitment to Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has described former President Olusegun Obasanjo as “a passionate and great patriot who deserves accolades for his immeasurable contributions to our democracy and national unity.” In a statement by the President’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, to mark Obasanjo’s…

Re-election: Saudi King, Emir of Qatar congratulate Buhari, Russia hails polls

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of Saudi Arabia has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election for a new presidential term. In a telephone conversation with President Buhari on Thursday, the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques wished the…

President Buhari is for all APC candidates, welcomes cross-party support

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured members of the All Progressives Congress, APC that he is fully behind the party and its candidates in every state of the federation, and campaigning for them wherever he goes. Speaking to journalists on Wednesday,…

Presidency reacts to statements on the CJN by US, UK and EU

The Presidency has reacted to what it described as coordinated statements by the United States of America, United Kingdom and the European Union in the matter of the suspension of the Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN) Justice Walter Onnoghen. A…

Obasanjo is a 90 year old liar – Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity has described former peresident Olusegun Obasanjo as a “90 year old liar.” He made the charge in a state house statement ostensibly in reply to the sixteen-page letter the…

Stay away from fake news, Buhari tells media

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday called on the media in the country to make an extra effort to report actual and reliable information and avoid fake news stories. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity),…

We will not use govt money for campaign – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that no government money will be used by his administration for the campaign to return him and the All Progressives Congress (APC) to power in the coming elections. A statement by Senior Special Assistant to…

I did not order prosecution of Amaju Pinnick – Buhari

The Presidency has refuted the story making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the arrest and prosecution of Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Chairman, Amaju Pinnick. A statement by the President’s spokesperson, Garba Shehu, said “a press release in…

PDP mud-slinging because it finds it easier than speaking on their despicable 16-year record – Presidency

Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says if the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) wants to make family the issue in the coming elections, the All Progressives Congress (APC) would gladly accept the challenge.…

Amnesty International report, drawing the wrong conclusions – Garba Shehu

The first thing to say about Amnesty International’s Report: Setting the Record Straight is to thank the organisation for confirming a fact stated time and again by President Muhammadu Buhari that the conflict between herders and farmers in Nigeria is…

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