IGP’s Appointment: Buhari opens up on why he picked Usman Baba instead of Jitoboh

IGP’s Appointment: Buhari opens up on why he picked Usman Baba instead of Jitoboh

AGENCY REPORT Baba’s appointment, which will be forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, will effectively deny Jitoboh, the police chief from Bayelsa, who should have been the inspector general in line with the law. President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed why he picked Usman Baba over Moses Jitoboh as the acting inspector general of police following Read more

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“Medical check-up”: Buhari’s return date is “no big issue”, says Lai Mohammed

The Nigerian president has been in the United Kingdom for two weeks for what the Presidency expressed as his “routine medical check-up”. Nigeria’s Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed,  has refused to disclose the exact date President Muhammadu Buhari would return to the country. The Nigerian president has been in the United Kingdom for Read more

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Nepotism, tribalism never existed during my administration, says Goodluck Jonathan

“In Nigeria, we have this tradition where you must know someone” before appointing individuals into “juicy” positions. ..” Former President Goodluck Jonathan has said there was neither nepotism nor tribalism in appointing individuals into key government positions during his tenure, a statement which key observes believed to have further dented the reputation of President Muhammadu Read more

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IGP: Zamfara residents jubilate over sack of Adamu by Buhari

“…during the tenures of Obasanjo, Babangida, Abdulsalami and Abacha Nigeria did not witness such bloodshed like the tenure of Buhari” There have been reports of wide jubilations in Zamfara State after immediate past Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, was sacked from office and was replaced by another northerner, Usman Alkali Baba. Residents reportedly said Read more

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NEPOTISM: Important positions given to particular ethnic groups under Buhari: U.S. Report

The administration of President Muhammadu Buhari has shown overarching favouritism in handing out important federal positions to particular ethnic groups, a U.S. 2020 report on human rights practices in Nigeria has said. Though the report agreed that Buhari complied with the minimum constitutional requirements to appoint cabinet ministers from all the 36 states of the Read more

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We’re better as one – Don’t allow mischief mongers divide us, Buhari tells Nigerians

“As I’ve said before, we are better and stronger as one nation under God.” President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Nigerians not to allow “mischief mongers” to divide the country. The President who made this known in an Easter message to Nigerians on Thursday said, the country is “stronger and better” as one.  “We should not Read more

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Medical Trip: Chase Buhari back home – Sowore calls on Nigerians in UK

“Nigerians in the UK please help send @mbuhari back home for his annual medical check-up at the “World Class” hospital he built in Nigeria! Omoyele Sowore, a Nigerian human rights activist and candidate in the 2019 presidential election, has called on Nigerians residing in the United Kingdom to send President Muhammadu Buhari back to Nigeria. Read more