Crime Murder Nigeria Top Story

Buhari mourns murdered 5-year-old Hanifa, lauds arrest of culprits

Reading Time: < 1 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed the nation’s condolences to the family of the five-year-old school girl, Hanifa Abubakar, whose body was discovered in a shallow grave in Kano after nearly two months of fruitless search. The president, in a statement on Friday in Abuja by his media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, also praised the work Read More…

COVID19 Health Nigeria Top Story

Buhari reveals Nigeria developing COVID-19 vaccine

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Screengrab. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that Nigeria is working to develop a COVID-19 vaccine. He disclosed this in a televised interview on Thursday. “We are working very hard with the Ministry of Health to develop vaccines,” Buhari said in the interview broadcast on NTA. “We shouldn’t make noise about it until Read More…

Banking Business Top Story

Buhari launches eNaira on Monday

Reading Time: 2 minutes The digital currency, the eNaira, will be launched on Monday. This is coming many months after the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) barred banks and financial institutions from dealing in or facilitating transactions in cryptocurrencies. The digital currency will be launched by the Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari at State House, Abuja. Central Bank of Nigeria Read More…

Metro

Buhari pays tribute to Grillo

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: Daniel Leal-Olivas/Pool/Reuters/File Photo. President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the Grillo family on the passing of Professor Yusuf Adebayo Cameron Grillo, who was the pioneer Head of the Department of Art and Printing, Yaba College of Technology. A statement issued by the President’s Special Adviser on Media & Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said Read More…

Nigeria Top Story

Buhari says killing of Muslim travellers was ‘prearranged’

Reading Time: < 1 minutes President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Saturday’s ambush in central Plateau state of buses returning from a religious festival in nearby Bauchi state. In a statement issued on Sunday, the President described the killing of 23 people returning from a Muslim festival in neighbouring Bauchi State as a premeditated ambush. “It is clear this was a Read More…

Nigeria Top Story

Twitter removes Buhari’s ‘abusive’ civil war post

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: Ludovic Marin/Pool/REUTERS/File Photo. President Buhari’s Twitter account suspended for 12 hours In picture above: Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari poses before the opening session of the Summit on the Financing of African Economies in Paris, France May 18, 2021. Ludovic Marin/Pool via REUTERS/File Photo Twitter removed on Wednesday a post by Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Read More…

Murder Nigeria Top Story

Buhari expresses outrage over killing of Gulak

Reading Time: < 1 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo. President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed outrage and disgust over what he called “the heinous murder“ of Adamawa politician Ahmed Gulak in Owerri by yet to be identified gunmen. The president reacted on Sunday in a statement issued by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. “I Read More…

Top Story World

Macron hosts summit on financing Africa’s post-pandemic recovery

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes. In picture above: French President Emmanuel Macron welcomes Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari for a dinner with leaders of African states and international organisations on the eve of a summit on aid for Africa, at Elysee Palace in Paris on May 17. REUTERS/Gonzalo Fuentes French President Emmanuel Macron hosts African leaders and Read More…

Nigeria Security Top Story

Buhari vows to defeat forces of evil

Reading Time: 2 minutes Image Credits: REUTERS/Siphiwe Sibeko/File Photo, REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde. President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will do all it can to defeat forces of evil marauding about in different parts of the country so as to restore peace and order. The National Security Adviser to the President, retired Maj.-Gen. Babagana Monguno, said the president made this known Read More…