Profiles of Nigeria’s new Service Chiefs…

By Evelyn Usman After many years of outcry from citizens to sack service chiefs over worsening insecurity across the nation, Nigerian president, Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday in an unprecedented move accepted the immediate resignation of the Service Chiefs, and their retirement from service while naming new officers to take over. Chief of Defence Staff Major…

It’s time for change – Presidency on why Buhari appointed...

The Presidency on Tuesday said President Muhammadu Buhari changed Service Chiefs because he felt the time was right to rejig the country’s security system. Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina was reacting to remarks that Buhari replaced the Service Chiefs following calls by Nigerians. Featuring on Channels Television’s Politics Today, Adesina said:…

Sanwo-Olu begs Buhari for more slots as FG launches 774,000...

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State. By Olasunkanmi Akoni Lagos State Governor, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to increase the state allocation as it finally kicked off the 774,000 Extended Special Public Works, ESPW programme in Lagos, aimed at providing employment opportunities for the unemployed Nigerians. Sanwo-Olu, who made…

Oyo crisis: Stop playing politics, blame Buhari – Makinde’s aide...

Taiwo Adisa, Chief Press Secretary to Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Tuesday, warned Sports Minister, Sunday Dare, and others in opposition to stop playing 2023 politics with the situation in Ibarapa and Oke-Ogun. Taiwo accused them of missing the point due to pettiness, contempt and attempt to play to the gallery. The CPS said…

Fulani eviction: Sunday Igboho helping Buhari – Olusegun Bamgbose…

Olusegun Bamgbose, a chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Party, NNPP, has said that Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Igboho, is helping President Muhammadu Buhari by defending his people against killer herdsmen in Oyo State. He said Buhari’s inability and failure to act promptly and decisively has made it imperative for Sunday Igboho to intervene. Bamgbose,…

Insecurity: Traditional worshippers renew call for Buhari to change Service...

…Recommend inter-religious/ethnic committee to ease security, governance in Oyo By Adeola Badru The Traditional Worshippers Association, Oyo State branch, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to replace the service Chiefs so as to allow for new ideas in security strategies in Nigeria while calling on Governor Seyi Makinde to urgently convene an inter-religious and ethnic committee…

It’s irresponsible to say Nigeria is safer under Buhari, Lai...

Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, on Tuesday, described as irresponsible, the statement by the Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, that Nigeria is safer under President Muhammadu Buhari. Frank, in a statement in Abuja, dismissed the minister’s claim saying Nigeria is today beset with the worst form of…

Criminalising Fulani herdsmen because you don’t like Buhari’s face is...

Lauretta Onochie …tells those seeking change of govt to wait till 2023 By Emmanuel Okogba Social Media Aide to President Muhammadu Buhari, Lauretta Onochie has described as evil the alleged generalization of the Fulani ethnic group as criminals. Onochie said this in a tweet thread on Monday while also advising those seeking a change of…

Those who should talk are quiet – Saraki writes Buhari,...

Former Senate President Bukola Saraki, on Sunday, expressed concern over the quit notices in Oyo and Ondo States. In a statement on Sunday, Saraki urged President Muhammadu Buhari to take urgent steps to address the situation. He condemned some leaders for maintaining silence despite recent happenings that have increased tension and raised the temperature in…

Int’l Education Day: Adefulire commends Buhari over reduction in out...

President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the abducted students in Katsina, December 18th, 2020. PHOTO Bayo Omoboriowo By Joseph Erunke SENIOR Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, Princess Adejoke Orelope Adefulire, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the drastic reduction in the number of out-of-school children in the country. Adefulire’s commendation came against…