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Prof Gambari inaugurated as Chief of Staff, assumes duty in Aso Rock

  Newly-appointed Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Prof. Ibrahim Agboola Gambari, on Wednesday assumed duties at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Gambari, former External Affairs Minister in the Gen. Buhari military government between 1983 and 1985, was received on arrival by...

Buhari seeks Senate’s nod for 42 ambassador-nominees

  President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the Senate to confirm his 42 ambassador-nominees. He also wants approval for nominees into the board of the Law Reform Commission and Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC). Senate President Ahmad Lawan read the President’s letter during...

Profile of President Buhari’s new chief of staff,Prof.Ibrahim Gambari

P Ambassador Gambari, a Nigerian scholar-diplomat, was the first Under-Secretary-General and Special Adviser to the Secretary-General on Africa (1999-2005). In that capacity, he worked closely with heads of government, key policy makers as well as institutions on the continent to...

COVID-19 : FG to patients: Stop threatening frontline health workers, says it is unacceptable

  …asks states to wade in, lauds 425 hospitals, clinics donated by Catholic Church as isolation centres …spikes in cases due to expanded testing capacity The Federal Government has condemned in strong terms the challenges facing the frontline health workers, including threats...

I’m grieved by your nephew’s death, Tinubu consoles Pres. Buhari 

  Grief-stricken President Muhammadu Buhari has received condolences from the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, on the death of his nephew, Alhaji Mutari Dauda. Dauda, who is also Mallam Mamman Daura’s younger brother, passing on Thursday. The APC leader also...

CSOs to Buhari: Make pronouncement on petroleum products subsidy removal

      … want nation’s four refineries privatized … query Petroleum Support Fund in no-subsidy regime A consortium of civil society organizations has urged President Muhammadu Buhari and the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources to make an official pronouncement on the removal...

Buhari names Finance Minister, Ahmed, chairperson of NBET Board

      …Akabueze, Oniha, Ndanusa others are non-executive directors   President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mrs Zainab Shamsuna Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning as the Chairman of the board of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading Company Plc (NBET). The membership of...

Nigerian lawyers petition Pres. Buhari over wrongful nomination of 33 as judges by NJC

  … selection process gross violation of rules, procedures of NJC   Some concerned Nigerian lawyers under the auspices of Open Bar Initiative (OBI) have petitioned President Muhammadu Buhari over the 33 judge-nominees forwarded to him buy the National Judicial Commission (NJC). In...

As FG Prepares Phased and Gradual Easing of Lockdowns in Lagos, Abuja, Nigeria Records 10 New Coronavirus Death

As most of Lagos and Abuja heads into the last weekend of a shutdown, the country recorded 10 new deaths tied to the novel coronavirus Friday, including 92 new cases in Kano State. Overall, 238 new cases of the virus...

Septuagenarian, two others apprehended for ‘insulting’ Buhari on social media

      Three men including a septuagenarian have been traced and nabbed in Katsina State, President Muhammadu Buhari’s home state, for allegedly insulting Buhari and Governor Aminu Bello Masari on the social media. Police gave the names of the suspects as 70-year-old...
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Alleged Marginalization: 21 Southerners Hold Top Management Positions As COOs, MDs, GMs, Others In NNPC 

  Says top management appointments based on merit   Contrary to allegations of lopsidedness in management appointments at the Nigerian National Petroleum...
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Coronavirus: Trump suspends travels from Brazil

  President Donald Trump on Sunday announced that it was restricting entry for travelers from Brazil, which ranks only behind the United States in the...

Nigeria’s Communications Minister Has Always Degraded Women – Abike Dabiri

  Abike Dabiri-Erewa, chief executive officer (CEO) of Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM), has said Isa Pantami, minister of communications and digital economy, has a long...

Post-Covid-19 Economic Recovery: Elumelu Moderates as Presidents, US Senator Coons, Other Leaders Brainstorm at UBA Africa Conversations 2020 

    The President of Senegal, H.E. Macky Sall, President of Liberia, H.E George Weah and United States Senator Chris Coons are among a high-level leadership...

Abike Dabiri-Erewa told a big, fat lie – Minister of Communications

    Minister of communications and digital economy, Isa Pantami, on Sunday issued a stark warning for Nigerias to “ignore the lies" and insist on the truth...