#PMBinTurkey: President Buhari Salutes ‘Constructive Media Coverage’ of Failed Coup in Turkey

Garba Shehu, Ankara: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Ankara said the international media must be commended for their ‘constructive coverage’ of the July 15, 2016 failed coup attempt in Turkey. Speaking at a meeting with the Speaker of the Grand National Assembly of Turkey, Ismail Kahraman, President Buhari hailed the courage of the people of…

FG Will Soon Tackle Examination Malpractice – Minister

Malam Adamu Adamu, the Minister of Education The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday said the Federal Government would soon tackle the menace of examination malpractice in the country. Adamu gave the assurance at the maiden edition of a two-day West Africa Examination Council (WAEC)’s International Summit on Examination Malpractice in Lagos. The…

Nigeria, Turkey Agree To Strengthen Security Cooperation To Counter Terrorism

President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed, after talks, on Thursday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries to counter terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference after a tete-a-tete with his host, President Buhari said he was ‘‘very pleased’’ that the defence ministers of both countries…

NTA News Summary: President Buhari in Turkey To Attend D-8 Summit

NTA News Summary:19th October,2017 Buhari Decries Plight Of Workers In States The presidency has described as worrisome, disturbing and counter productive the growing complaints and agitations by state government workers over unpaid salaries despite series of intervention by the federal government. President Buhari stated this while granting audience to a group of state governors led by the…

President Buhari Visits Mausoleum of Turkey’s Founding Father, Lauds Relations Between Nigeria, Turkey

Garba Shehu, Turkey: President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace. Accompanied by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey, Iliyasu Paragalda and other senior government officials, President Buhari laid the wreath…

World Food Prize: President Buhari Tells Adesina ‘We Are Proud of You’

Femi Adesina, Abuja: President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina, who is the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), will today be presented the $250,000 prize and Laureate sculpture at a ceremony at the Iowa…

Speaker Dogara Pays Tribute to Former Head of State Gowon @ 82

Turaki Hassan, Abuja: The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has paid a glowing tribute to former Head of State, General Yakubu Gowon, describing him as an inspirational leader and symbol of genuine patriotism and statesmanship. In a message to mark General Gowon’s 82nd Birthday, isssued by his Special Adviser on Media…