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State Police: Presidency seeks govs, N’Assembly’s support

The Presidency on Saturday hinted that necessary constitutional amendments would be done on the issue of state police as soon as it got more support from state governors and the National Assembly. It explained that its main focus was the

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South Africa’s ANC confirms ‘recall’ of Zuma from presidency

South Africa’s ANC party confirmed Tuesday it had decided to “recall” scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma from office but said there was no deadline for him to resign, pitching the country into further uncertainty. ANC secretary-general Ace Magashule told reporters that

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President Buhari lost two family members same day

The Presidency on Saturday confirmed the death of two members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s extended family in Daura, Katsina state. A statement issued by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in Abuja,

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EDITORIAL: Presidency/Senate faceoff: Time to sheathe swords

That the Senate/Presidency faceoff has degenerated to abysmal low is to say the least. It is perhaps time for both arms of government to sheathe their swords. AljazirahNigeria recalls that the faceoff started when the Senators directed the Secretary to

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Accidental Discharge: Presidential Villa safe, well secured – Presidency reassures

The Presidency has reassured that the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the seat of Power, is safe and well secured to all citizens and foreigners alike. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, gave the

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Buhari declares Boko Haram’s ‘final crushing’; says last Sambisa stronghold ‘fallen’

Nigerian soldiers have raided Boko Haram’s “last enclave” in Sambisa forest, and the insurgents have finally been crushed, President Muhammadu Buhari said Saturday. The president said in a statement he was “most proud” to receive the “long-awaited and most gratifying

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Chibok schoolgirls to celebrate yuletide with parents – Presidency

The 21 rescued Chibok schoolgirls are to enjoy Christmas and New Year festivities with their parents, Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President has disclosed. Shehu, who stated this on his Facebook page,

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Buhari laughing over ‘dog named Buhari’ saga — Presidency

[views] President Muhammadu Buhari saw the arrest and prosecution Joachim Iroko, a 41 year old trader arrested by the police in Ogun State for naming his dog ‘Buhari,’ as “a ‘laughable incident”, his spokesman, Garba Shehu, said late Thursday. In

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Buhari’s anti-corruption war not selective – Kalu

A former Abia State Governor, Chief Orji Uzor Kalu, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war was not selective as being perceived in some quarters. According to him, the President has the right to demand explanation on how

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Progressing In Better Partnership With the Legislature, By Muhammadu Buhari

This is first, to mark the 2016 Democracy Day, and further to appreciate the National Assembly leadership, membership and management for the great work they have done in considering and approving as thought fit several bills and measures submitted by

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