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CBN Assures E-Naira Will Be Accessible to All As Buhari Unveils E-Currency

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday unveiled the e-Naira at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) promised to make the digital currency accessible by everyone. The event had in attendance the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo; Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele; Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar […]

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Buhari Directs Incorporation of NNPC Ltd, Appoints Board

President Muhammadu Buhari, in his capacity as Minister of Petroleum Resources, has directed the incorporation of the Nigerian National Petroleum Company Limited. This is in consonance with Section 53(1) of the Petroleum Industry Act 2021, which requires the Minister of Petroleum Resources to cause for the incorporation of the NNPC Limited within six months of […]

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Insecurity: Buhari Moves To Control Gun, Importation of Explosives, Sends Executive Bill to Senate

The Senate has received two Executive bills transmitted by President Muhammadu Buhari to control the proliferation of arms and regulate the importation and exportation of explosives in the country. They are: the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons Bill 2021; and Explosives Bill 2021. The transmission of both bills were accompanied by two separate […]

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Buhari Seeks Senate Approval to Borrow $4.054b, €710m, $125m

The Senate has received a formal request from President Muhammadu Buhari to consider and approve an external loan to fund projects captured under the 2018-2021 borrowing plan. The letter dated 24th August, 2021 was read during plenary by the Senate President Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday. Buhari in the letter explained that the projects listed in […]

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Looting going on in Buhari’s govt. quietly – Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has admitted that looting is still going on in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration. However, he was quick to compare it with the previous governnment of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, saying looting was done on a higher scale then. Amaechi said in an interview with Daily Trust the looters under the […]

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NDLEA: Marwa, late officers’ widows hail President Buhari over payment of entitlements

Chairman/Chief Executive of the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency, NDLEA, Brig. Gen. Mohamed Buba Marwa (Retd) on Wednesday 25th August joined widows of deceased officers of the Agency to appreciate and pray for President Muhammadu Buhari for granting intervention fund to pay the burial entitlements of at least 188 personnel who died in active service. […]

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President Buhari signs Petroleum Industry Bill into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Petroleum Industry Bill 2021 into law. Working from home in five days quarantine as required by the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 after returning from London on Friday August 13, the President assented to the Bill Monday August 16, in his determination to fulfill his constitutional duty. The ceremonial […]

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FORGET ETHNICITY, FORGET RELIGION. WE THE PEOPLE ARE THE PROBLEM OF NIGERIA, SAYS PRESIDENT BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari has reflected on the complexities of the Nigerian condition, concluding that neither ethnicity nor religion was to blame, “but we ourselves,” for inherent injustices. The President spoke recently while receiving members of the Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo (MBO) Dynamic Support Group, who visited State House, Abuja, to present a compendium of five years achievements […]

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Tight security as Buhari, Service Chiefs arrive Maiduguri

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Maiduguri, the Borno State capital amidst tight security. The President who arrived via the Air Force based in Maiduguri around 10.10am was received by Governor Babagana Zulum. President Buhari is expected to visit the Palace of the Shehu of Borno, meet with troops of Operation Hadin Kai and commission over […]