State of the Nation: Address Nigerians Now – Catholic Bishop Tells Buhari

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State of the Nation: Address Nigerians Now – Catholic Bishop Tells Buhari           The Catholic Bishop of Ekiti Diocese, Most Rev. Felix Femi Ajakaye, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari, to address Nigerians on the insecurity challenges confronting the nation. According to Bishop Ajakaye, what is happening in Nigeria now calls for concerns, especially the issues of kidnapping, killings, banditry. He advises Buhari to address the issues by the President himself and not his aides. The Bishop called on the president to command the nation very…

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Buhari Meets With Chad’s Transitional Leader, Mahamat Deby

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Buhari Meets With Chad’s Transitional Leader, Mahamat Deby           President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, met with Chad’s Transitional Military President, General Mahamat Idriss Deby, behind closed doors. The meeting held at the forecourt of the Statehouse in Abuja. It was gathered that Derby is on a day official visit to Nigeria after visiting the Republic of Niger on May 11. According to NAN, Deby’s visit to Nigeria is aimed at formally introducing himself to Buhari, who is considered to be one of the most influential leaders…

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Rising Insecurity: Lawmakers Send Message to Buhari, Tells FG What to do

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Rising Insecurity: Lawmakers Send Message to Buhari, Tells FG What to do         With the rising cases of insecurity in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari must take some bold steps including proper rejigging of the country’s security architecture as well as a consideration for state police, members of the Lagos State House of Assembly have said. The lawmakers made their positions known on Tuesday when the majority leader of the House, Hon. Sanai Agunbiade, raised the issue under ‘matter of urgent public importance at plenary. They also urged…

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Insecurity: Buhari Appeals to US For Help

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Insecurity: Buhari Appeals to US For Help         President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday appealed to the United States to help Nigeria in tackling the growing rate of insecurity in the country. The president urged the United States to reconsider relocating the US Africa Command (AFRICOM) from Stuttgart, Germany, to Africa, nearer to the Theatre of Operation. The President is also asking the international community to support Nigeria and the sub-region in tackling growing insecurity to avoid spillovers. President Buhari, in a virtual meeting with the US Secretary…

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Abducted Students: Greenfield University Cries Out to Buhari Govt

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Abducted Students: Greenfield University Cries Out to Buhari Govt           The management of Greenfield University in Kaduna State has called on the Nigerian government and people of goodwill to come to their aid concerning the kidnap of university students. The university in a statement signed by its Registrar, Bashir Muhammad, lamented that efforts made to secure the release of the students had not yielded any result, adding that the situation is overwhelming. Part of the statement read, “We are all aware of the incident at Greenfield…

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I’m Taking a Short Rest in London, Says Buhari

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I’m Taking a Short Rest In London, Says Buhari         President Muhammadu Buhari has stated he is taking “a short rest” in London, United Kingdom. The President disclosed this in a letter he wrote to the King of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, King Abdullah ll Bin Al-Hussein, following the resolution of a recent rift in the royal family according to a statement on Thursday by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu. The statement was titled: ‘President Buhari writes Jordan’s King Abdullah, conveys…

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Photos: Osinbajo Decorates Alkali Baba as New IGP

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Photos: Osinbajo Decorates Alkali Baba as New IGP           Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday decorated Usman Alkali Baba with the rank of Inspector-General of Police (IGP). The decoration ceremony was held at Vice President Conference Hall at the State House in Abuja. The Permanent Secretary, State House, Tijjani Umar, and the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Police Affairs were also at the event. Alkali Baba in his speech vowed to restore the primacy of the Police. He called on citizens and other residents to work with…

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Buhari Mourns as Official Driver Dies

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Buhari Mourns as Official Driver Dies         President Muhammadu Buhari’s official driver, Master Warrant Officer, Sa’idu Afaka, is dead. Afaka was said to have died at the State House Clinic, Abuja on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President mourned the deceased who he described as honest and reliable. The statement was titled “President Buhari condoles with family of Afaka, his official driver.” The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari extends heartfelt condolences to…

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Buhari Appoints Usman Baba As Acting IGP

Buhari Appoints Usman Baba As Acting IGP         President Muhammadu Buhari has announced DIG Usman Alkali Baba as acting Inspector-General of Police (IGP) with immediate effect. Minister of Police Affairs, Muhammadu Dingyadi, announced the appointment while addressing State House Correspondents at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. The Minister said Baba’s appointment is in line with President Buhari’s determination to rejig the security architecture and ensure security challenges bedeviling the nation are brought to an end. According to the Minister, President Buhari also charged the new acting Police…

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Photos: Buhari’s Medical Trip to London

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Photos: Buhari’s Medical Trip to London         President Muhammadu Buhari travelled to London for a routine medical check-up on Tuesday. He departed the Presidential Villa for the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja at about 2:30 pm after which he proceeded to the United Kingdom. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, the President is expected back in the country in the second week of April. Before he embarked on the medical trip, President Buhari met with the service chiefs…

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