Lekki Tollgate Report: Amnesty International doesn’t run this country — Presidency

The Presidency has said Amnesty International does not run the country and was wrong in its report on the movement of military men from the barracks to Lekki Tollgate, where peaceful #EndSARS protesters were shot at on Tuesday, October 20. Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser on Media & Publicity to President Muhammadu Buhari, said this

By |2020-10-29T10:42:49+01:00October 29th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

The prices of food are coming down —Presidency

The Presidency on Friday says the prices of food items in the country are dropping as a result of the agricultural reforms of the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, made this known while featuring on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily

By |2020-09-11T13:01:07+01:00September 11th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

We will streamline Amotekun, structure will be determined by IG, says Presidency

The Presidency says the Western Nigerian Security Network codenamed ‘Operation Amotekun’, will now be run in accordance with the structure defined by the Inspector-General of Police. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Tuesday. According to the Punch, Shehu was

By |2020-08-25T19:48:16+01:00August 25th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Traditional rulers in Katsina are sponsoring banditry — Presidency

The Presidency says some traditional rulers in the home state of the President, Maj. Gen Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), are sponsoring banditry hence the spike in violent attacks in Katsina State. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said this on Channels Television’s Sunrise Daily programme on Monday. He said, “It

By |2020-06-15T21:57:38+01:00June 15th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Coronavirus: Presidency restricts Punch Newspaper, AIT from Villa’s coverage

The Presidency has scaled down the coverage of the State House by media houses to only 13 in the wake of coronavirus spread to the seat of power. The restrictions will be in place “until further notice as the coronavirus incident indicates.” It said the decision was in compliance with the “social distancing” rule and

By |2020-03-25T09:52:36+01:00March 25th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Ango Abdullahi-led NEF Mere Paper Tigers – Presidency

The Presidency has described the Northern Elders’ Forum (NEF) as a mere mouthpiece of one man, Professor Ango Abdullahi, devoid of any credible membership. In a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina on Sunday evening, the Presidency said the Nigerians know better and “don’t need a

By |2020-02-10T07:09:25+01:00February 10th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

21 sites handed to contractors – Presidency on Ogoni Clean-Up

The Presidency on Sunday gave an update on the Ogoni Clean-Up project of the regime of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). It said till date, under the New Vision for the Niger Delta, a total of 21 sites had been handed over to contractors in Ogoniland by Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project under the

By |2020-01-27T16:28:20+01:00January 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Presidency explains why they met Sowore in prison

Presidential spokesperson, Mr Garba Shehu, on Saturday night gave an account of what led to a meeting with detained activist, Omoyele Sowore, and some personalities allegedly to discuss his freedom. An online medium, Premium Times, had named Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina; Isa Funtua; ThisDay Publisher, Nduka Ogbaibena;

By |2019-12-01T08:57:51+01:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Presidency confirms sacking of Osinbajo’s aides

Says Buhari wants to reduce cost of administration  The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari laid off some aides to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as part of the ongoing overhauling of the seat of government. “The exercise, which has been ordered by the President, is to streamline decision-making, cut down multiple authorities and reduce the

By |2019-11-08T17:48:55+01:00November 8th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Controversy as Buhari sacks Osinbajo’s aides

• No cold war in Aso Rock, presidency insists Vice President Yemi Osinbajo chaired the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting yesterday on behalf of President Muhammadu Buhari who is in London on a ‘private visit’. The duty, however, did little to douse speculations that relations between him and his principal have hit an all-time low.

By |2019-11-07T06:53:02+01:00November 7th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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