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Buhari, most popular politician in Africa – Ganduje

 Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has described President Muhammad Buhari as “the most revered and widely accepted politician on African soil” whose political influence transcended known frontiers of political development. Addressing Buhari’s supporters and admirers who converged on the Kano ...

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…Urges continued prayers for Buhari

National President of Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore, a Fulani socio-cultural association, Alhaji Bello Abdullahi Bodejo yesterday welcomed back President Muhammadu Buhari to the country, saying Nigerians should continue praying for him. National publicity secretary of the group, Malam Yusuf Musa Ardo, in a ...

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Buhari signs extradition agreement, 3 others

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed four important treaties namely: the Extradition Treaty, the Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters, the Agreement on Mutual Legal Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters, and the Agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced ...

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Hajj: We’ll meet deadline – Max Air

Max Air limited yesterday promised to complete transportation of its 33, 473 intending pilgrims to Saudi Arabia for the 2017 Hajj on August 26. Th e Airline’s Public Relations Manager, Alhaji Ibrahim Dahiru, gave the assurance in an interview with ...

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Still on Buhari’s return, broadcast

SADIQ ABUBAKAR writes on the divergent views by Nigerians from all walks of life, on President Muhammadu Buhari’s return from his medical leave in London. Th e return of President Muhammadu Buhari has continued to receive mixed reactions as well ...

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Babachir, Oke: Anxiety as Buhari gets Osinbajo report

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday submitted to President Muhammadu Buhari, his committee’s report on investigations into allegations against the duo of suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, David Babachir Lawal, and the DirectorGeneral, National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke. ...

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Delta communities’ war claims 5

Delta state Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa, yesterday lamented renewed hostilities between Igbide and OkpoloEnwhe communities in Isoko South local government area of the state as over fi ve people lost their lives. Th e governor, who was piqued by the ...

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We are guilty, APC admits

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has finally admitted guilt over non-payment of advertisement monies running into millions of naira owed various media outfits in the country. Recall that some of the adverts were meant to congratulate President Muhammadu Buhari, ...

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Buhari’s broadcast: Matters arising

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Monday broadcast after his return from the 103 days medical vacation in London is a mixed bag. EMEKA NZE reports the divergent perspectives Mixed reactions have continued to trail President Muhammadu Buhari’s Monday broadcast after his return ...

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Police arrest 26 for ‘rape, robbery’

The Nigeria Police Force has said that it had arrested 26 suspects for kidnapping, armed robbery, rape and unlawful possession of prohibited fire arms in Lambata area of Niger state. The Force spokesperson, Jimoh Moshood, disclosed this while addressing journalists ...

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Buhari meets security chiefs at home

President Muhammadu Buhari and the nation’s service chiefs are currently meeting inside the Presidential Villa, Abuja.   The meeting being held at the President’s residence is also being attended by heads of other security agencies.   It is believed that ...

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Ijaw council faults Buhari on national unity

A Niger Delta group, the Ijaw Youth Council, yesterday said it disagreed with President Muhammadu Buhari’s statement that Nigeria’s unity “is settled and not negotiable.” Buhari spoke early yesterday morning in a short nationwide broadcast in which he expressed strong ...

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