Nigeria Politics

Buhari never said he was too old to govern, says Union boss

The Nigerian Union in South Africa on Friday described as false reports in the social media purportedly quoting President Muhammadu Buhari as saying that he was too old to govern. The President of the Union, Ikechukwu Anyene, said in a press release issued in Pretoria, South Africa, that Buhari never made such a statement at …

NUSA President’s Speech Presented to His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari on his first official visit to South Africa:

Your Excellency, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Commander in chief of Armed Forces President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, Excellencies, Executive Governors present Excellencies, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs Director General of NIA, Our Hard working Consul General Amb Uche Ajulu Okeke The acting High Commissioner All Protocols observed Great Nigerians Nigeria Union …

Buhari promises to implement government’s cardinal policies

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged to implement the cardinal policies of  his administration  in order to move the country forward. Buhari made the pledge in Johannesburg, South Africa, when he met Nigerians resident in South Africa. He said government was determined to secure the country, improve the economy and eliminate corruption. ‘’ Government is determined …

Boko Haram: U.S. announces $5bn contribution to Joint task force

The U.S. says it has announced a five billion U.S. dollars contribution to the Multinational Joint Task Force (MNJTF), to boost the military operation against the Boko Haram insurgency. The U.S. Assistant Secretary, Bureau of African Affairs, Amb. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, announced this at news briefing via telephone from the African Union Summit on Monday on …

Bukola Saraki emerges Senate President

Bukola Saraki (APC-Kwara Central) has been elected unopposed as President of 8th Senate of Federal Republic of Nigeria by 57 of 108 Senators, with 51 Senators, including Sen. Ahmed Lawan, absent. The out-going Senate President, David Mark, however ruled out Senators from the fold of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) from the race. Mark tactically reminded …