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His supporters took to the gate of the Nigeria House with placards bearing various inscriptions to show that they believe in Nigeria’s unity despite the challenges in the country at the moment.


President Muhammadu Buhari supporters were spotted at the Nigeria House in London, holding placards in support of the President.

Buhari is currently in London where' he’s scheduled to spend two weeks to enable him to undergo a medical checkup.

His supporters took to the gate of the Nigeria House where' he’s staying with placards bearing various inscriptions to show that they believe in Nigeria’s unity despite the challenges in the country at the moment.

One placard said, “We are stronger together,” while another said, “We pray for President Buhari and our armed forces.”

Their support for the President comes just days after a protest was staged at the Nigeria House against his decision to have his medical checkup in London.

According to the leader of the protest, former presidential aide, Reno Omokri, “He (Buhari) left Nigeria on the day that doctors began their strike.

“He’s not building hospitals for people, yet he comes here to enjoy the best in a country that has law and order. Why can’t he do that in his country?” Omokri asked.

He continued, “His children all schooled here in England. He has not built a single school for Nigerians. If they are sick, they all come here.”

Omokri also lamented the insecurity in the country and the hardship Nigerians are going through due to the economy under the Buhari-regime.

See photos from the pro-Buhari rally in London below;

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday got a shot of the Astra Zeneca COVID-19 vaccine.

The president was vaccinated by his personal physician at about 11.51 am at a brief ceremony witnessed by top government officials at the New Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is expected to get a shot too.
Health workers at the National Hospital, Abuja were the first set of Nigerians to be vaccinated on Friday.

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control had early on Friday cleared the 3.924m doses of AstraZeneca vaccine which arrived Nigeria on Tuesday for usage in the country. President Buhari has reacted to the recent abduction of about 300 female students of GSS Jangebe in Zamfara state by suspected bandits.

The abduction happened early hours of Friday, February 26, few days after Kagara students were kidnapped in Niger state.

According to reports, about 300 female students of GSS Jangebe in Zamfara state were kidnapped by the gunmen.

Confirming the incidents, the state commissioner for information, Hon. Suleiman Tunau Anka said the gunmen stormed the school around early hours of Friday morning and abducted the students.

However, he stated that the number of student abducted are yet to be identified by the state government.

Reacting to the kidnap in a recent statement released by Garba Shehu, President Buhari sent out a strong warning to the bandits.

He explained that the only reason security agents haven’t attacked them was due to fear of heavy causality of civilians who might be used as human shield.

See statement below;

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the latest abduction of hundreds of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State as inhumane and totally unacceptable, sending out a strong warning to bandits and their sponsors.

Reacting to the incident on Friday, President Buhari said that “this administration will not succumb to blackmail by bandits who target innocent school students in the expectations of huge ransom payments.”

According to the President, “no criminal group can be too strong to be defeated by the government,” adding that, “the only thing standing between- our security forces and the bandits are the rules of engagement.”

“We have the capacity to deploy massive force against the bandits in the villages where' they operate, but our limitation is the fear of heavy casualties of innocent villagers and hostages who might be used as human shields by the bandits,” he said,…

…stressing that “our primary objective is to get the hostages safe, alive and unharmed.”

President Buhari noted that “a hostage crisis is a complex situation that requires maximum patience in order to protect the victims from physical harm or even brutal death at the hands of their captors.”

He warned the bandits: “Let them not entertain any illusions that they are more powerful than the government. They shouldn’t mistake our restraint for the humanitarian goals of protecting innocent lives as a weakness or a sign of fear or irresolution.”

The President appealed to state governments “to review their policy of rewarding bandits with money and vehicles, warning that the policy might boomerang disastrously.”

He also advised states and local governments to be more proactive by improving security around schools and their surroundings.

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the latest abduction of hundreds of students of Government Girls Secondary School, Jangebe in Zamfara State as inhumane and totally unacceptable, sending out a strong warning to bandits and their sponsors.

— Garba Shehu (@GarShehu) February 26, 2021

 
The minister acknowledged the fact that there were challenges, but the country had recorded progress.

Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture has stated that Nigeria's security situation has improved since President Buhari came into office in 2015.

The minister said this during a media briefing on the progress the government has so far made in the war against terror and banditry. The briefing took place in Abuja today January 25.

Responding to a question from a journalist, Mohammed acknowledged the fact that there were challenges, but the country had recorded progress.

“There is no doubt that we are much better than how it was,”
he said

According to Lai Mohammed, prior to 2015, suicide bombings by Boko Haram terrorists were taking place in every parts of the country, including the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

He added that Boko Haram terrorists walked freely into the FCT and its -environs to wreck havocs on facilities including the Force Headquarters, UN building while Churches and media houses were not spared. He went on to state that the number of lives that were lost prior to 2015 were undoubtedly more when compared to the period Buhari had been in power.

He said prior to the Buhari administration, many Local Government Areas in the North East were under the control of the terrorists but no part of the region is within the hold of the sect members. He said schools that were hitherto closed for fear of Boko Haram during past administration, have been reopened.

The Minister said the Buhari administration was fully aware of its responsibility to protect the lives and property of all Nigerians and would not relent in learning and adapting to changing threats to national security and civic wellbeing.

Following the embarrassing scenario at the Armed Forces Remembrance Day when pigeons refused to fly, the presidency has given an update.

A response has been given by the Presidency after pigeons released by President Muhammadu Buhari refused to fly during the Armed Forces Remembrance Day ceremony.

Recall that Buhari was mocked on social media over the incident.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina while giving an insight why the pigeons could not fly, said it was because they had been kept in a cage for a very long time.

As a mark of peace, the president usually released white pigeons from a cage during the Armed Forces Remembrance Day ceremony.

But during the 2021 edition of the ceremony, the pigeons refused to fly after Buhari released them from their cage.

This drew negative reactions from Nigerians who described the development as a bad luck.

However, Adesina in an article titled: “Reflections from a wreath laying ceremony”,said:“When birds and some other roaming animals have been circumscribed for a while, they get accustomed to their new status as lawful captives. Therefore, when you offer them freedom, they first baulk, thinking it’s too good to be true. It’s a natural phenomenon.

“President Buhari opened the cage that held the pigeons, about a score or so. One hesitated, then flew, followed by another.

“The others temporized a bit. And then, two, three minutes later, they all took to the sky. Nothing extraordinary in the development, you would think.” The Spiritual Director of Adoration Ministry Enugu Nigeria (AMEN), Rev. Father. Ejike Mbaka, has released his prophecies for the New Year 2021.

Mbaka warned the government of the President, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), to buckle down or face imminent extinction.

He said.

“The Holy Spirit of God asked me to warn the government of the day to be very careful; to change policies and take care of the youths without politicising their (youths’) condition.

“That the government should rise and urgently create jobs and innovate opportunities that would benefit the youths of the nation because they have suffered so much.

“Don’t politicise the condition of the youths, otherwise, they will arise and end the political system.

“Should the government fail to do so as soon as possible that time is coming when the youths will rise against the government, and that any attempt to stop them will end the government”!

He said:

“I can see a year ahead; it is not specific, whether it is in 2021 that this will happen, but it is within a time in the time of life, that the anger of God will befall many people in the political circle because they have looted so much and disgraced this nation enough.

“Those who should be serving the country have looted the country dry for their personal aggrandisement, such that our children and grandchildren no longer have a future”.

“They should obey the voice of God, sit together and think out how to reshape Nigeria.

“The situation in the country portends wickedness, wicked ruling in high places, in the name of legislators; they are the real kidnappers, and the anger of God is upon them.

“I know they would want to attack this message, as usual, but I warn, let nobody, whether you are politician or man of God, attack this message so you do not become a victim!

“Whoever that would conspire against this message or partake in any gang-up against me or this ministry, your evil plans will turn back and befall you.

“Be warned, this is no longer the Fr Mbaka of 2020 but that of 2021,” he said, adding that, “it will be fire for fire this year; if you attack us, you will be attacked”.

“They have kidnapped the opportunities meant for the youths, kidnapped the nation’s wealth and jobs meant for the youths.

“They have kidnapped a lot of infrastructure development; they are kidnappers!

“If they don’t change but choose to fight Fr Mbaka, they should wait and see.

“The Holy Spirit says that many politicians will run helter-skelter, from one government house to another; many will run to their villages but they would still be trailed down to their villages.

“Many will try to fly out of the country but the airports will be blocked.

“It will come like a doom, they will be put to shame. Those who have been cornering positions that were meant for the youths will be crying had I known,” he said.

He said this while reacting to a tweet posted by a presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, on the recent Kankara boys' abduction and safe return.

Al Amin Yahya, an angry Nigerian man, has revealed his some of his regrets.

The Nigerian man came out to say he regrets slaughtering a ram just to celebrate President Buhari's victory at the polls in 2015.Yahya who hitherto was a diehard supporter of President Buhari, said this while reacting to a tweet posted by a presidential aide, Bashir Ahmad, on the recent Kankara boys' abduction and safe return.

Yahya's tweet reads ''When It Comes To Security Wise, I Have Never Seen An Administration That Is Shamelessly Failing It’s Citizens, I Regret Fasting So That Buhari Would Win, I Regret The Slaughter Of Ram I Did For His Victory In 2015. I Regret Skipping Fajr Prayer Just To Vote For Him On That Day.'

'See the exchange below:

President Buhari on Friday afternoon, December 17, met with the rescued 344 Kankara schoolboys in Katsina state.

At the meeting, the President who spoke in Hausa thanked God for their safe return, and appealed to them not to allow the traumatic experience deter them from going to school.

See more photos from the meeting below...

President Buhari has strongly condemned the bandits’ attack at the Government Science Secondary School, Kankara in Katsina State in the early hours of Saturday, December 12, charging the army and the police to go after the attackers to ensure that no student gets missing or harmed.

A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, says the President urged the school authorities to carry out an audit of the population of the students following shootings in and around the school that sent hundreds of them fleeing and scrambling over perimeter walls.

He also urged parents who rushed to the school and removed their children and wards to notify the school and police authorities in order to have a full account of the school population.

“I strongly condemn the cowardly bandits’ attack on innocent children at the Science School, Kankara. Our prayers are with the families of the students, the school authorities and the injured,” said President Buhari while pledging to continue to support the police and military struggle against terrorists and bandits.

According to the statement, the President has been receiving a briefing from Governor Aminu Bello Masari, and the Army Chief of Staff, General Tukur Buratai, and the military. The statement adds that the bandits’ enclave at Zango/Paula forest in Kankara have been located and there has been exchange of fire in an ongoing operation.

The statement adds that the police said so far, there has not been reported any student casualty.

The statement pointed out that the President has directed the reinforcement of security of all schools in line with the safe schools' policy of the administration.


The Federal government has announced that the price of data has been reduced by more than 50 percent.

The announcement which was made on Thursday December 10, came after the Nigerian Communications commission (NCC) was directed to put in place measures to that effect. With the new directive, the price of data of 1GB has been reduced from 1000 naira to 487 naira beginning from last November.

Minister of Communications and digital economy, Dr Isa Ibrahim Pantami's Technical Assistant, Mr Femi Adeluyi confirmed this in a statement issued in Abuja on Thursday.

It read;

“The Honourable Minister had inaugurated a Committee that developed the Nigerian National Broadband Plan (2020-2025) on the 16th of December, 2019.

“The Plan was unveiled and launched by His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, on the 19th of March, 2020.

“One of the goals of the Plan is to reduce the average cost of 1GB of data to a maximum of N390 by 2025.

“With the January 2020 baseline of N1,000 per GB, the maximum projected steady decrease for the end of each year was as follows: 2020 (N925), 2021 (N850), 2022 (N775), 2023 (N700), 2024 (N545) and 2025 (N390).

” In line with Dr Pantami’s commitment to under promise and over deliver, the measures have caused the current cost of data to reduce significantly beyond the December 2020 projection of N925.

“Based on the Report by NCC, the average cost of data as at November 2020 was N487.18, which amounts to 47.33% lower than the projected value.

” The Report also indicates that the cost of data in November 2020 was less than 50% of the cost of data in January 2020.

“The Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy, through the NCC, will continue to ensure that consumers enjoy a price regime that supports fairness and is friendly to consumers.

“Policies are in place to ensure that operators adopt competitive pricing that eschews unjustifiable margins. The general public may also wish to note that complaints about rapid data depletion are also being investigated.

” For more enquiries, the Honourable Minister has directed NCC to respond to all issues raised by our citizens and customers.

“All hands will remain on deck to achieve the goals of the Broadband Plan as the Ministry supervises its implementation in line with our National Digital Economy Policy for a Digital Nigeria.”


President Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he is disgusted with the coverage of EndSARS protests by the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) and America’s Cable News Network (CNN).

The President said this at a meeting with state governors at the presidential villa in Abuja on Tuesday December 8.

Buhari in a statement released by his spokesman Garba Shehu, accused CNN and BBC of failing to report about the killing of police officers and attacks on police stations and prisons.

He said;

“I was disgusted by the coverage, which did not give attention to the policemen that were killed, the stations that were burnt, and prisons that were opened. (They said we are all at fault. We don’t have the sympathy of anyone. We are on our own)."

The President also warned that his government would no longer allow violent demonstrations in Nigeria as “democracy does not mean confusion or lack of accountability.”


The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Monday, mourned a former presidential aspirant of the then All People’s Party, Chief Harry Akande, who died on Saturday.

His condolence message was contained in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled “President Buhari condoles with family of former presidential aspirant, Harry Akande.”

The statement read, “President Muhammadu Buhari commiserates with family and friends of renowned business mogul and presidential aspirant of the then All People’s Party, Chief Harry Akande, praying that God will comfort and strengthen them at such a difficult time.

“The President joins international and local business partners of the deceased, management and staff of his companies, and all beneficiaries of his foundation in mourning the public-spirited investor, who over the years registered his kindness in helping the deprived and underprivileged.

“President Buhari believes Chief Akande’s role in the nation’s development remains remarkable and commendable, particularly contributing to infrastructural development by ensuring the extension of basic services to communities where'ver he invested, and continually expanding his interests in construction, electricity, and healthcare.

“The President prays for the repose of his soul.”
Zahra Buhari-Indimi has reacted to the murder of 110 rice farmers in Zabarmari village in Borno state.

The daughter of the president of Nigeria shared a newspaper shot of the Zabarmari massacre and wrote: "My heart bleeds".

Her reaction comes two days after Boko Haram terrorists attacked rice farmers in their farms and slaughtered them. The death toll was initially at 43 but has now been updated to 110.
President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned the killing of over 40 farmers on rice fields at Zabarmari, Jere Local Government Area of Borno State.

In a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, Buhari described the attack on the farmers by Boko Haram as senseless.
In the statement titled, ‘President Buhari condemns as insane, Boko Haram killing of farmers in Borno State,’ Shehu quoted Buhari as saying, “I condemn the killing of our hard-working farmers by terrorists in Borno State.

“The entire country is hurt by these senseless killings.
“My thoughts are with their families in this time of grief. May their souls rest in peace.”

Pan-Yoruba group, Afenifere, has said that the five years of President Buhari has plunged Nigeria into abundant poverty.

The group stated this in a statement released reacting to the recession of the Nigerian economy. The group in the statement signed by its National Publicity Secretary, Yinka Odumakin, blamed President Buhari for the country's economic situation, saying the country had become ungovernable under his administration.

"As Nigeria enters the worst recession in 33 years and the second in five years of Buhari, we are equally besieged by attendant poverty as well as insecurity worsening across the land with kidnappers, armed robbers and bandits on the prowl and government helpless and unable to govern effectively.

The truth is that the country had virtually become ungovernable and unless we restructure and restore Nigeria to federalism, the country is on the brink of collapse and God should save us from the worst-case scenario."the statement read

The group in the statement called on the Buhari-led government to implement the report of 2014 conference now in order to salvage the country.

They also asked the President to immediately open all the Southern borders in the country that has been closed since August 2019.

A controversial blogger cum actor, Uche Maduagwu has lashed out at Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi.

Nollywood actress, Adesua Etomi has been tackled by actor, Uche Maduagwu for lambasting President Muhammadu Buhari’s aide, Lauretta Onochie.

Recall that Etomi yesterday blasted Onochie calling her a disgrace.

The lovely wife of Nigerian musician, Banky W, had recently slammed Lauretta Onochie after the she shared a picture of some little kids wearing face masks made out of cartons while advising people on the importance of wearing face masks.Uche Maduagwu who disagrees with Adesua Etomi’s decision to insult the government official came out to question if she has lost total respect for the elderly.

He went ahead to describe her as a woman lacking virtue whiles pointing out that Adesua is younger than Lauretta’s last born.

Whiles pointing out the presidential aide is old enough to be her mother, the controversial actor urged her to go back and receive proper home training.

See a screenshot of his post below:

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