OUR WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION WILL BE FOUGHT WITHIN THE AMBIT OF THE LAW – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari reaffirmed Monday in Abuja that his administration will give full regard to due process and the rule of law in the prosecution of its war against corruption. Speaking at an audience with a delegation from the Foursquare Gospel Church, President Buhari restated his commitment to recovering stolen funds, but stressed that the … Continue reading OUR WAR AGAINST CORRUPTION WILL BE FOUGHT WITHIN THE AMBIT OF THE LAW – BUHARI

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PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK ON PARIS

President Muhammadu Buhari has received with great shock and profound sadness, news of the dastardly and heinous terrorist attacks on innocent civilians in Paris. On behalf of the government and people of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, President Buhari conveys his heartfelt sympathy to President Francois Hollande and the people of France. The President also … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI CONDEMNS TERRORIST ATTACK ON PARIS

PRESIDENT BUHARI VISITS TROOPS IN YOLA, HONOURS SOLDIERS WITH MEDALS FOR GALLANTRY

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Yola, honoured three soldiers who sustained serious injuries in ongoing operations against Boko Haram with the Purple Heart medal for gallantry, during a morale-boosting visit to the Nigerian military in Adamawa State. At the conferment ceremony, President Buhari said that the honour to the three wounded soldiers was in appreciation … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI VISITS TROOPS IN YOLA, HONOURS SOLDIERS WITH MEDALS FOR GALLANTRY

PRESIDENT’S SPEECH AT THE SWEARING- INCEREMONY OF MINISTERS-DESIGNATE WEDNESDAY 11TH NOVEMBER 2015 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE

Your Excellency, The Vice President; Professor Yemi Osinbajo; The Senate President, and the Hon. Speaker, House of Representatives; The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Rt. Hon. Justice Mahmoud Mohammed; The National Chairman, All Progressive Congress, Chief John Oyegun; National Leader of APC, Chief Bisi Akande; Other APC Executive Committee Members here present; The Secretary to the … Continue reading PRESIDENT’S SPEECH AT THE SWEARING- INCEREMONY OF MINISTERS-DESIGNATE WEDNESDAY 11TH NOVEMBER 2015 IN THE COUNCIL CHAMBER, STATE HOUSE

PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF NEW FEDERAL PERMANENT SECRETARIES AND DEPLOYMENT OF PERMANENT SECRETARIES

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of the following as Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service: 1. Mrs. Ayotunde Adesugba 2. Alhaji Mahmoud Isa-Dutse 3. Mr. Taiwo Abidogun 4. Dr. Bukar Hassan 5. Mrs. Wakama Belema Asifieka 6. Mr. Jalal Ahmad Arabi 7. Mr. Sabiu Zakari 8. Mrs. Obiageli Phyllis Nwokedi 9. Mr. … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI APPROVES APPOINTMENT OF NEW FEDERAL PERMANENT SECRETARIES AND DEPLOYMENT OF PERMANENT SECRETARIES

Customs boss says corrupt personnel will get 10-year maximum sentence

The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC) , retired Col. Hameed Ali, on Tuesday warned that any customs officer caught involved in corrupt practice, would serve the maximum 10-year jail term prescribed by law. Ali gave the warning in Sokoto when he addressed customs officers of Sokoto/ Zamfara/ Kebbi Area Command. “The minimum jail term for … Continue reading Customs boss says corrupt personnel will get 10-year maximum sentence

PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES NIGERIA’S WORLD SCRABBLE CHAMPION, FALCONETS TOO

President Muhammadu Buhari was on the phone early Sunday evening to Perth, Australia, felicitating with a Nigerian who has emerged World Scrabble Champion, the first ever from Africa. Wellington Jighere, 36, defeated Lewis Mackay of Cambridge, England, by 448 points to 426 to win the championship which was competed for by 450 players from round … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI CONGRATULATES NIGERIA’S WORLD SCRABBLE CHAMPION, FALCONETS TOO

PRESIDENT BUHARI TO PRESIDE OVER SWEARING-IN OF MINISTERS, INAUGURAL SESSION OF NEW FEC ON WEDNESDAY

President Muhammadu Buhari will officially inaugurate a new Federal Executive Council on Wednesday, November 11, 2015. Before the commencement of the inaugural session of the council, the ministers-designate will take their oaths of office in the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa. The swearing-in ceremony will begin promptly at 10:00 Hours and the ministers-designate are … Continue reading PRESIDENT BUHARI TO PRESIDE OVER SWEARING-IN OF MINISTERS, INAUGURAL SESSION OF NEW FEC ON WEDNESDAY

GOOD NEIGHBOURLINESS ESSENTIAL FOR SECURITY OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES – BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari said Thursday in Abuja that recent developments have made it more important than ever before for Nigeria and other African nations to close ranks and work together against terrorism. Speaking at an audience with a Special Envoy of President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea, President Buhari said that since terrorism no … Continue reading GOOD NEIGHBOURLINESS ESSENTIAL FOR SECURITY OF AFRICAN COUNTRIES – BUHARI

OPENING REMARKS BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE PRESIDENTIAL RETREAT WITH HONOURABLE MINISTERS- DESIGNATE,STATE HOUSE CONFERENCE HALL, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 PROTOCOLS

It is with great pleasure that I address you today, my Ministers-designate, at this Retreat in preparation for your swearing–in as the Cabinet that will run this Administration. We must count ourselves privileged to have been chosen among millions of our compatriots at this historic time to be the instruments that will deliver the change … Continue reading OPENING REMARKS BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE PRESIDENTIAL RETREAT WITH HONOURABLE MINISTERS- DESIGNATE,STATE HOUSE CONFERENCE HALL, NOVEMBER 5, 2015 PROTOCOLS