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Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes Another Appointment; Police Dismiss 2 Officers Over Assault

Buhari Makes Another Appointment President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Tanko Sununu, chairman of the House of Representatives' Committee on Health, to the newly formed Health Sector Reform Committee. Photo Credit: Premium Times Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, made the announcement late Friday night in a statement.

  9 days ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes Another Appointment; Police Dismiss 2 Officers Over Assault

POLITICS

Why Agitators Should Not Protest At UN Headquarters

As the United Nations General Assembly is billed to reconvened, there are suspected Nigerian agitators who are planning to protest at the headquarters of the organisation in New York. This was also confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the president, Mr Garba Shehu on his Facebook page.

  10 days ago
Why Agitators Should Not Protest At UN Headquarters

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves New Appointment; Two Killed In Fresh Kaduna Community Attacks

Buhari Approves New Appointment President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the inclusion of Dr Yuusf Tanko Sununu as the representative of the House of Representatives on the Health Sector Reform Committee, the Presidency has said. Photo Credit: SunNews According to a statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Sununu is the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Services and had previously served as a past Secretary General of the Nigerian Medical Association and Associate member of the World Medical Association.

  10 days ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Approves New Appointment; Two Killed In Fresh Kaduna Community Attacks

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari Celebrates with Rochas Okorocha, Niger lawmakers pass N60.7bn for 2021

Buhari Celebrates with Rochas Okorocha Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Imo State Governor, and Senator Representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha, on his 59th birthday. Buhari said he joins friends and family to celebrate the consummate entrepreneur and philanthropist, whose kindness cuts across Nigeria.

  6 days ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Celebrates with Rochas Okorocha, Niger lawmakers pass N60.7bn for 2021

POLITICS

A Write-up by Garba Shehu on Sheikh Gumi's Disposition Will be Appropriate at this Time

Time and place have a role to play in the lives of men. When men are made, they in turn have to shape the time and place wherein they reign. It is what men make of their presence that shapes what tomorrow will hold for them. Both Mallam Garba Shehu and Mr. Femi Adesina work for President Muhammadu Buhari in different capacities but within the same niche-media and publicity.

  11 days ago
A Write-up by Garba Shehu on Sheikh Gumi's Disposition Will be Appropriate at this Time

POLITICS

BREAKING: Buhari sacks FG official 4 months after his appointment

President Buhari has reportedly sacked the Director-General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP), Senator Basheer Mohammed, after four months in office. This was disclosed in a statement on Wednesday, 8th August, 2021, by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.

  19 days ago
BREAKING: Buhari sacks FG official 4 months after his appointment

POLITICS

3 Reasons Why Presidency Wants Yoruba Nation Agitators To Stop Collaborating With IPOB

Yoruba Nation agitators have been chastised by the Presidency for 'keeping a relationship' with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, said this in a statement on Wednesday, September 15, 2021.

  12 days ago
3 Reasons Why Presidency Wants Yoruba Nation Agitators To Stop Collaborating With IPOB

POLITICS

Presidency Gives Reasons Why Yoruba Nation Activists Should Stop Associating With IPOB

The Presidency has rebuked Yoruba Nation agitators for 'maintaining a relationship' with the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). This was said in a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, on September 15, 2021. The press release comes in response to a Yoruba Nation, IPOB agitators, and others protesting outside the United Nations offices in New York.

  12 days ago
Presidency Gives Reasons Why Yoruba Nation Activists Should Stop Associating With IPOB

JUSTICE

2 Reasons Yoruba Nation Protesters Should Stay Away From IPOB In Their Cause Of Agitation

Photo Credit: Daily Trust It has been confirmed that the two secessionist groups in Nigeria – Yoruba Nation and IPOB– have started a protest at the United Nation Headquarters, New York, yesterday. The protest has progressed into Wednesday at the UN headquarters in New York. Though there is nothing wrong with Yoruba Nation protesters going as far as UN headquarters to make known their ambition to secede from Nigeria and form a country of their own.

  12 days ago
2 Reasons Yoruba Nation Protesters Should Stay Away From IPOB In Their Cause Of Agitation

POLITICS

Today's Headlines: Buhari sends message to Okorocha, INEC suspends CVR exercise in Yobe

Buhari sends message to Okorocha Photo Credit: Daily Post President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Imo State Governor, and Senator Representing Imo West, Rochas Okorocha, on his 59th birthday. Buhari said he joins friends and family to celebrate the consummate entrepreneur and philanthropist, whose kindness cuts across Nigeria.

  6 days ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari sends message to Okorocha, INEC suspends CVR exercise in Yobe

MILITARY

IPOB Has 50,000 Fighting Soldiers - Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday evening said the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) have a 50,000 fighting force that kill security agents and civilians. A statement made available to newsmen by the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu warned that the Nnamdi Kanu led group intends to hold several states in the South-East ‘hostage’ with its sit-at-home orders.

  12 days ago
IPOB Has 50,000 Fighting Soldiers - Presidency

POLITICS

Yoruba Nation's Cooperation With IPOB Should Be Ignored - Presidency

According to a statement released by Garba Shehu, the presidential spokesperson, he said that following the move made by agitators under the umbrella of the Nigerian Indigenous Nationalities Alliance for Self-Determination (NINAS), using the United National General Assembly (UN) headquarters in New York, as a platform to protest and the multi-ethnic alliance of the indigenous peoples of the Middle Belt (part of the former Northern Region), Ilana Omo Oodua (the former Western Region) and the Lower Niger, has been quite disturbing.

  11 days ago
Yoruba Nation's Cooperation With IPOB Should Be Ignored - Presidency

POLITICS

President Buhari Appoints Fatima Waziri-Azi as DG NAPTIP

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Fatima Waziri- Azi,Ph.D as Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) . This is sequel to a recommendation of the Hon. Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Umar Farouq, who expressed the “urgent need for the Ministry to intensify on the existing capacity in the NAPTIP in order to achieve its Key Result Areas as identified.”

  19 days ago
President Buhari Appoints Fatima Waziri-Azi as DG NAPTIP

POLITICS

How three Director Generals were sacked at NAPTIP in nine months

The removal of Senator Basheer Mohammed on Wednesday, September 8, as the Director General of the National Agency for Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons (NAPTIP) by President Muhammadu Buhari less than four months after becoming the agency's head brings to three, the directors general that were sacked from the agency within nine months.

  19 days ago
How three Director Generals were sacked at NAPTIP in nine months

POLITICS

Why Yoruba Nation’s Protest with IPOB at UN Should be Ignored — Garba Shehu

The Presidency has urged Nigerians to ignore the protest by the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Yoruba Nation agitators at the United Nations (UN) headquarters, New York, United States. Yoruba Nation agitators and IPOB members protesting at UN headquarters The presidency in a statement made available to newsmen by the President's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said for Yoruba Nation agitators to join forces with a proscribed terrorist group like IPOB, raises sober questions about their claims to uphold the values of the UN.

  11 days ago
Why Yoruba Nation’s Protest with IPOB at UN Should be Ignored — Garba Shehu

POLITICS

Presidency List 15 Projects and its Beneficiaries That Wil be Financed With External Borrowing Plan.

Recently, President requested that the senate approve sovereign loans of $4.054bn and €710million as well as grant components of $125m which he will use to finish up hanging projects in all the six geopolitical zones before his tenure elapses. But the constant borrowing of the present government has caused mixed reactions over the media because some people said they are not seeing the impact.

  9 days ago
Presidency List 15 Projects and its Beneficiaries That Wil be Financed With External Borrowing Plan.

POLITICS

IPOB, Yoruba Nation Alliance Worries Presidency

The presidency on Wednesday evening expressed worry over the alliance between the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) and Yoruba Nation agitators. IPOB, Yoruba Nation agitators protesting at the UN headquarters The presidency in a statement made available to newsmen by the President Muhammadu Buhari's Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said for Nigerian diaspora groups to use the world’s largest platform, the United Nations General Assembly, to garner attention to their causes is not unexpected.

  11 days ago
IPOB, Yoruba Nation Alliance Worries Presidency

HEALTH

Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment, I'm Not Afraid, FG Can Take Me To Nigeria -Igboho

Buhari makes fresh appointment Photo Credit: Punch The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd. ), has approved the appointment of Dr Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control. Adetifa will replace Chikwe Ihekweazu who was recently appointed an assistant director-general of the global health body – World Health Organisation.

  20 days ago
Today's Headlines: Buhari Makes Fresh Appointment, I'm Not Afraid, FG Can Take Me To Nigeria -Igboho

POLITICS

Today's Headlines:Presidency Speaks On IPOB And Yoruba Nation, Jonathan Speaks On Defecting From PDP

Photo Credit: Google Presidency Speaks On IPOB And Yoruba Nation Photo Credit: Nigeria Newsdesk Nigeria’s Presidency has issued a stern warning to Yoruba Nation pro-secession groups that they should seize all collaborations with the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB. In a statement made available to POLITICS NIGERIA on Wednesday evening, signed by Presidential media aide, Garba Shehu, the presidency pointed out that IPOB was a ‘designated terrorist group’ that kills innocent civilians.

  12 days ago
Today's Headlines:Presidency Speaks On IPOB And Yoruba Nation, Jonathan Speaks On Defecting From PDP

HEALTH

President Buhari Gives Conditions For Paying Medical Doctors' As He Faults Their Strike.

The President of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari has said that doctors’ outstanding benefits would not be paid until a verification exercise is carried out. He additionally said that risk remittance would be checked on after the "profound division inside the positions of the striking doctors" is settled.

  17 days ago
President Buhari Gives Conditions For Paying Medical Doctors' As He Faults Their Strike.