Tag Archives: Buhari

FG Releases N6.45 Billion For New Oxygen Plants In 38 Locations Nationwide To Facilitate COVID-19 Treatment

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved N6.45 billion for the setting up of gas plants in 38 locations nationwide in a bid to enhance the treatment of Covid-19 patients who need oxygen. This disclosure emerged at the first National Economic Council meeting of the year presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, with State Governors, Federal Capital Territory Minister, Central ...

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Stop Buhari From Selling Govt Properties To Fund 2021 Budget, SERAP Tells Lawan, Gbajabiamila

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Senate President Dr Ahmad Lawan, and Speaker of House of Representatives Mr Femi Gbajabiamila to “urgently review the 2021 appropriation legislation to stop the government of President Muhammadu Buhari from selling public properties to fund the 2021 budget, and to identify areas in the budget to cut such as salaries and ...

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SERAP Asks Buhari To Drop Plan To Borrow Dormant Account Balances, Unclaimed Dividends

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari urging him to use his leadership position “to promptly drop the plan by the Federal Government to borrow about N895bn of unclaimed dividends and funds in dormant accounts using the patently unconstitutional and illegal Finance Act, 2020, and to ensure full respect for Nigerians’ right ...

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APC Condemns Events In US, Hails Buhari

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says the events of the past 72hrs in the United States of America is to say the least condemnable. According to the party, over time, the elections of the US have been used as a touchstone for elections in other democracies. In a statement signed by Sen. John J. Akpan Udoedehe, National Secretary Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention ...

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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu Seeks FG’s Collaboration On Rebuilding Lagos

•Governor Urges Citizens To Take Responsibility As COVID-19 Cases Rise Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Thursday sought collaboration from the Federal Government in rebuilding Lagos State following the aftermath of last year’s #EndSARS protests, hijacked by hoodlums, which led to the destruction of public and private properties and businesses in the state. Governor Sanwo-Olu said the goal of ...

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Atiku Sells Investment In Intels, Says Buhari’s Govt Destroyed The Company

Co-founder of Integrated Logistics Services Nigeria Limited (Intels), Atiku Abubakar, has been selling his shares in Intels over the years. In a statement, the media adviser to Atiku, Paul Ibe, said it assumed greater urgency in the last five years, “because this Government has been preoccupied with destroying a legitimate business that was employing thousands of Nigerians because of politics.” ...

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Again, Buhari Bars CBN From Releasing Forex For Food Importation

President Muhammadu Buhari has, again, directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) not to release foreign exchange from the country’s reserves for the importation of food items. He said seven states are already producing rice for the citizens’ consumption. President Buhari had, while hosting All Progressives Congress  governors to Eid-el-Kabir lunch at his country home in Daura, Katsina State in August, ...

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Our Governors And Buhari’s Petition To God

By Casmir Igbokwe Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, appears to be frustrated. Amid the chaos dogging the state of security in the land, our President said only God could effectively supervise Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic. Indirectly, he has petitioned God, saying something like this: “Dear God, we cannot protect ourselves anymore. All the principalities and powers have come after us through ...

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Insecurity: Disclose Security Votes Spending For 2021, SERAP Tells Buhari, 36 Governors

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to President Muhammadu Buhari and 36 state governors urging them to “disclose details of proposed ‘security votes’ spending in your 2021 appropriation bills to ensure the security and welfare of Nigerians, and to explain the measures your governments are putting in place to prevent the misuse and embezzlement ...

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Only God Can Effectively Supervise Nigeria-Niger Border, Says Buhari

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, says only God can effectively supervise Nigeria’s border with Niger Republic. Buhari spoke on Tuesday at a meeting with Nigeria’s former Vice President, Namadi Sambo, who heads ECOWAS Election Mission to the West African country. Niger will hold presidential and national assembly elections on 27 December, 2020. “I come from Daura, few kilometres to Republic of ...

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