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2021 Budget: SERAP Asks NASS To Stop Buhari From Selling Govt Properties

Written by on 18 January 2021

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the National Assembly to stop President Muhammadu Buhari from selling government properties to fund the 2021 budget. SERAP in a statement issued on Sunday by its deputy director, Kolawole Oluwadare, appealed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, and the Speaker of House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila […]

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Buhari, Osinbajo, SGF to take COVID-19 vaccine on live telecast

Written by on 8 January 2021

The Executive Director, National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib, has said President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and other prominent Nigerians will be among the first set to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on live television to help drive awareness. He said at the […]

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Buhari set to approve N13.588tr 2021 Budget

Written by on 30 December 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari will today sign the N13.588 trillion 2021 Appropriation Bill into law. This is to enable the budget implementation kick off in January next year. Though the 2020 budget was passed and signed into law on time, the Coronavirus pandemic scuttled its scheduled implementation in line with the January – December Budget Cycle. […]

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Boko Haram: Engage Chadian Army, others, Nasarawa gov urges Buhari

Written by on 28 December 2020

Nasawara State Governor, Abdullahi Sule, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to engage the assistance of the Chadians to defeat the Boko Haram insurgency in North-East Nigeria. The governor stated this when he spoke on Channels Television on Sunday night monitored by newsmen. Sule, who visited Borno State after the killing of over 40 rice farmers […]

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ACF, others fume as Buhari declares Borno, Yobe safe

Written by on 25 December 2020

Two socio-political groups; the Arewa Consultative Forum and the Middle Belt Forum have expressed anger over the claim by President Muhammadu Buhari, that peace and stability have been restored in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states. The Coalition of Northern Groups also described the President’s claim as uncouth lies, adding that Nigerians have lost confidence in […]

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Buhari Extends PTF Mandate Till March 2021

Written by on 23 December 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the mandate of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 until March 2021. He gave the approval on Tuesday at a meeting with members of the task force at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the nation’s capital. At the meeting, President Buhari received the end-of-year report of the task force […]

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Benin Traders Anxious For Nigeria’s Borders To Reopen

Written by on 18 December 2020

The main border crossing between Benin and Nigeria was buzzing following the announcement it would reopen after more than 16 months, relieving thousands who suffered from the closure. Nigeria said Wednesday it was lifting the closure of its borders with neighbouring Benin and Niger imposed in August 2019 in a move it said would curb […]

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PDP Berates Buhari, Asks President To Tackle Insecurity

Written by on 17 December 2020

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has berated President Muhammadu Buhari over the state of insecurity in the country. Speaking to journalists on Wednesday during the inauguration of new road projects in Bauchi State, the PDP National Chairman, Prince Uche Secondus, asked the President to tackle the nation’s security challenges. While noting Nigeria is in distress, […]

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Buhari Orders Immediate Opening Of Four Land Borders

Written by on 16 December 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate opening of four land borders. The borders are Seme in the southwest, Illela in Sokoto State, Maigatari in the northwest, and Mfun in the south-south. The announcement was made by the Minister of Finance at the end of the 28th virtual FEC meeting on Wednesday. The President also […]

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