Buhari orders immediate removal of trucks around Apapa (Guardian)

Nigeria President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday ordered the immediate removal of all trucks from the bridges and roads within Apapa within 2 weeks. “A Presidential directive has been issued for the immediate clearing up of the Apapa gridlock and the restoration…

Buhari’s victory has demystified Obasanjo, says Oba of Lagos (Punch)

The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu on Wednesday said the election of President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term in office was a clear proof that no man, but God gives power. Akiolu made the statement when participants of…

TraderMoni: I don’t want you mobbed, Buhari warns Osinbajo (Sun)

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to be careful the way he goes about implementing the TraderMoni, one of his administration’s Social Intervention Programmes (SIP). Under the programme being implemented under the vice president’s office, beneficiaries receive funds…

Act now, Ohanaeze, Afenifere tell Buhari as President bemoans Almajiris’ suffering (Punch)

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar lll, Ohanaeze Ndigbo and Yoruba socio-political group, Afenifere, have reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s lamentation about the plight of the Almajiris and other poor people in the…

Nigeria’s poverty level discomforting, says Buhari (Guardian)

President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the excruciating poverty in the country, adding that the situation makes him uncomfortable. Speaking during the breaking of fast at Aso Villa on Monday night, the president regretted the failure of the elite to address…

Buhari still consulting, studying N8.92tn budget –Presidency (Punch)

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari is still consulting on the N8.92tn 2019 budget and studying the provisions therein. It also said  Buhari, having received the 2019 Appropriation Bill from the National Assembly, was within the number of days allowed…

How Buhari has fought crime —Presidency (Punch)

The Presidency on Sunday gave a breakdown of measures taken by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to combat crime since January, particularly banditry and kidnappings in the North-West. In a release by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and…

Ambode visits Buhari, says ‘I’m wiser now’ (Punch)

Outgoing Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode, said on Monday that he had grown wiser politically, having spent four years in office. Ambode was at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, to pay what he called, ‘Thank you visit’ to President Muhammadu Buhari.…

Probe Ngige now, labour tells Buhari, begins protest today (Guardian)

The organised labour yesterday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to probe the involvement of Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, in the affairs of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund (NSITF).The demand came as the Nigeria Labour Congress…

London visit: Lawyer sues Buhari for failing to hand over to Osinbajo (Punch)

Human rights lawyer, Inibehe Effiong, has sued President Muhammadu Buhari and the Attorney-General of the Federation over the President’s failure to hand over power to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo when he decided to travel to London on a private visit two…

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