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After killing of over 60 mourners, presidency insists Boko Haram defeated

..says criminals, Islam in Maghreb, West African terrorists bonding together Godsgift Onyedinefu The presidency has restated that Boko Haram terrorism has been degraded and defeated. The restatement comes few days after Boko Haram attacked a graveside in Badu village Borno State, killing over 60 mourners. The presidency in a statement on Tuesday by its spokesperson,

Still on the Presidency, Shi’ites and the Police

Yushau A. Shuaib “Please, in the name of God don’t fight or fire…” – DCP Usman Umar The above were the last words of Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Usman Umar, who was shot while attempting to rescue one of his officers, Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP) Sani Shehu, during a violent protest

Presidency explains spending on $1bn security fund

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Presidency has dismissed Peoples Democratic Party’s, PDP allegation that the one billion dollars drawn from the Excess Crude Account, ECA was spent by the Muhammadu Buhari administration on the 2019 general elections. The Peoples Democratic Party in a statement on Sunday asked Buhari to explain to Nigerians what his

Ruga Settlement to address farmer-herder conflicts — Presidency

The Presidency has frowned at recent comments regarding the plan to stop roaming of cattle herders with the attendant clashes with farmers via the establishment of ‘Ruga Settlement’ across the country. “Ruga Settlement” seeks to settle migrant pastoral families. It simply means rural settlement in which animal farmers, not just cattle herders,

Anti-Corruption: How ‘$2.1bn recovered loot, gold bars’ disappeared under Buhari’s presidency–Army General

•Fingers Abba Kyari, Lawal Daura •Calls for probe, links money to Malabu oil deal Jude Johnson An anti-corruption crusader, Gen. Adamu Yusuf (rtd), narrated how some actors within Muhammadu Buhari presidency have been covering up the disappearance of a whopping sum of $2.1bn allegedly recovered in an Abuja residence said to belong to

Enejamo-Isire is chairman NSITF Board, says Presidency

The Presidency says Mr. Austin Enejamo-Isire is the authentic chairman of the Board of Directors, Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund, and will be inaugurated at Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday. The Organised Labour under the leadership of Ayuba Wabba had allegedly accused the Minister of Labour and

There’s no plot to arrest CJN Onnoghen — Presidency

Godsgift Onyedinefu The Nigerian Presidency has dismissed the allegations of its plot to arrest the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen and frame some Supreme Court Justices, as false. The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) had on Friday alleged that the Presidency and some top APC Chieftains are plotting to

Metele Attack: Boko Haram has been defeated, presidency insists

Despite the recent book haram attacks including the killing of over 100 soldiers, the Presidency has insisted that Boko Haram insurgents have been ”technically defeated” especially in the northeast region. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina said this on Channels Television’s Sunday Politics, in reaction to

2019: Saraki shades Buhari, says Nigeria’s presidency not a part-time job

•Decries reign of impunity, disunity •As South-Middle Belt leaders prioritise 2019 election   Senator Iroegbu The Nigeria's Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has in an apparent shade to President Muhammadu Buhari, said Nigeria’s Presidency is not a part-time job, insisting the occupant must be youthfulness, energetic, and vibrant. Saraki who is a presidential aspirant