In my address on Sunday, 29th March, 2020, I asked the residents of Lagos and Ogun States as well as the Federal Capital Territory to stay at home for an initial period of fourteen days starting from Monday, 30th March 2020. Many State Governments also introduced similar restrictions. As your democratically elected leaders, we made […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says the restriction of movement in several states across the country will remain as long as experts find it necessary. Buhari had ordered a 14-day lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and the federal capital territory to contain the spread of coronavirus. In a statement on Saturday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, quoted Buhari as saying the […]

ADDRESS BY H.E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE COVID- 19 PANDEMIC SUNDAY 29TH MARCH, 2020 1. Fellow Nigerians, From the first signs that Coronavirus, or COVID-19 was turning into an epidemic and was officially declared a world-wide emergency, the Federal Government started planning preventive, containment and curative measures in […]

My Dear Compatriots, NIGERIA’S DECADE Today marks a new decade. It is a time of hope, optimism and fresh possibilities. We look forward as a nation to the 2020s as the opportunity to build on the foundations we have laid together on security, diversification of our economy and taking on the curse of corruption. These […]

The senate will approve President Muhammadu Buhari’s loan request despite public outcry, according to Senate President Ahmad Lawan. Explaining why the senate will endorse the N10.7 trillion loan request, Lawan says the federal government needs the loan to build critical infrastructure. Buhari had for a second time, sought the approval of the loan, hinging the […]

According to Sports Minister Sunday Dare, Anthony Joshua will present his heavyweight belts to President Buhari but said no date has been fixed for the presentation. The Minister said this while briefing journalists at the end of the federal executive council (FEC) meeting which happened on Wednesday, December 11. Anthony Joshua reclaimed his IBF, WBA and WBO titles with a win […]

The Peoples Democratic Party has expressed shock at the Wednesday judgment of the Supreme Court on the Presidential Election Petition filed by the party and its Presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar. The party expressed the shock in a statement issued by its National Publicity Secretary, Mr Kola Ologbondiyan, in Abuja while reacting to the Supreme Court […]

The Russian Government has agreed to support development of Nigeria’s rail infrastructure by constructing 1,400 kilometres track from Lagos to the South-South city of Calabar. According to Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja, said this development was one of the agreements reached […]

President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted an Economic Advisory Council. Presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, announced their names in a press statement. 1. Prof. Doyin Salami – Chairman 2. Dr. Mohammed Sagagi – Vice-Chairman 3. Prof. Ode Ojowu – Member 4. Dr. Shehu Yahaya – Member 5. Dr. Iyabo Masha – Member 6. Prof. Chukwuma Soludo – Member […]

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