Godwin Emefiele Still CBN Governor

A report making the rounds on Monday 4th March that the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Mr. Godwin Emefiele has been sacked has been reportedly debunked by the Federal Government of Nigeria. Nigerian online news website, The Cable reports that sources in the presidency on Monday evening, said Emefiele still remains the […]

Trusted Associates Gave Me Fake NYSC Certificate, Says Adeosun

—As Presidency Confirms Resignation Tayo Olanipekun The Presidency said it has accepted the resignation of the Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun, and that the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, has been appointed to oversee the Ministry of Finance with effect from today. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, […]

To Rebuild, Secure N’East Remain Priority—Presidency

Tayo Olanipekun The Presidency has said seeking international support and assistance in rebuilding and securing the North Eastern part of the country had been President Muhammadu Buhari’s concern right from the time of his electioneering campaign. Media aides, on Friday, in series of messages through the Presidency Twitter handle, said the President had also emphasised […]

MRA Inducts Presidency into ‘FOI Hall of Shame’, Accuses it of Gross Failure of Leadership

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) today named the Presidency as the latest inductee into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame, accusing it of “a gross failure of leadership” and setting a bad example for other public institutions in the implementation of the FOI Act. MRA’s Programme Manager in charge of Freedom of Information, Mr. […]

Presidency: Service Chiefs’ Tenure Already Extended Till December

The air of uncertainly that has enveloped the military establishment over the tenure of the service chiefs, whose tenure, based on the Armed Forces Terms and Conditions of Service, would expire on July 13, 2017, THISDAY has learnt, is unwarranted since three of the service chiefs got one-year extensions last December. A senior official in […]

Nigeria’s unity: Presidency in consultation

The consultations by the Presidency with various segments of the Nigerian society will continue, the Spokesman of the Acting President, Mr Laolu Akande, said on Tuesday. He stated this in a release while emphasizing the import of the dialogue the Acting President had with leaders from the North, Southeast and the media over the last […]

Economy Maintains Recovery Path – Presidency

The Presidential Adviser on Economic Matters, Dr Adeyemi Dipeolu, has analysed the statistics released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) saying it showed the economy maintained path to recovery. According to Dipeolu, it is an encouraging indication of a steady, even if slow, progressive pace. He said by the Gross Domestic Product (GDP), figure […]

Test Results: Buhari Needs More Time to Rest in London – Presidency…Says no Cause For Worry

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday thanked millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well-being in mosques and churches throughout the country. In a statement by the Special Adviser on media and publicity, Femi Adesina, the President said that he was immensely grateful for the prayers, show of love and […]

Buhari is alive-Presidential spokespersons

Dayo Emmanuel The Presidency Saturday night has debunked rumour making the rounds that President Muhammadu Buhari is experiencing an unstable health condition that could cause his death in London. Reacting to the rumour, Presidential Spokesman, Femi Adesina via Twitter appreciated those wishing the President well. “Best wishes to all who wish PMB well. As for […]