Withdraw proposed executive bill to amend EFCC Act now ― SERAP tells Buhari

By Olasunkanmi Akoni Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw the proposed executive bill to amend the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Act. SERAP said the bill if passed and signed into law would severely undermine the commission’s independence, and render it a ‘toothless bulldog or toothless tiger’.”…

Nigeria not prosperous, MBPF, NESG reply Buhari

MAN: FG needs to harness human devt The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) and the Middlebelt Patriotic Front (MPF) yesterday faulted the claims by President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigeria is the most prosperous black nation in the world. This is coming as the Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) said harnessing potential is the biggest challenge…

We’ve developed homegrown Integrated SDG Model — Buhari

Says Nigeria to mobilize NYSC members to champion implementation By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said that his administration has developed a novel homegrown ‘Integrated Sustainable Development Goals Model’, as an analytical framework for assessing how policy-making can better address the indivisible nature of the Sustainable Development Goals. President Buhari also…

Edo poll: Buhari warns against ‘do-or-die’ politics

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised political parties, candidates and security agents to behave responsibly in the forthcoming gubernatorial election in Edo. The president, in a message to voters, political parties, election officials and security personnel, also warned against what he described as “the do-or-die mentality to politics.” The president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and…

Opinion: Lessons of history Buhari ignores

By Jerome-Mario Utomi Separate from recent gradual and silent encroachment on, and outright abridgements of the masses welfare by the Federal Government via increase of Value Added Tax (VAT) from five to 7.5 per cent, re-introduction of Stamp Duty Charge, reintroduction of Stamp Duty on house rents and C of O transactions and the electricity…

State Of Nation: Coalition of CSOs fault Obasanjo’s claims over statement on Buhari

Accuse him of alleged monumental corruption By Gabriel Ewepu – Abuja A coalition of Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, Thursday, faulted and countered statements made by former President, Olusegun Obasanjo, on President Muhammadu Buhari, alleging Nigeria fast becoming a failed state and more divided than ever. This was contained in a speech read by the leader…

Buhari: Nigeria’s most prosperous black nation

…unveils 60th anniversary logo President Muhammadu Buhari has described Nigeria as Africa’s largest economy and the most prosperous black nation in the world. The President said this yesterday while unveiling the theme and logo for the commemorative activities to celebrate the country’s 60 years of independence. According to a statement made available to newsmen yesterday…

Nigerians disagree with Buhari over ‘most prosperous black nation’ comment

By David Royal Nigerians on Wednesday disagreed with president Mohammed Buhari on social media over his comment that the country is the most prosperous black nation in the world and Africa’s largest economy. The president had on Wednesday while unveiling the 60th Independence Anniversary celebration logo said the neatly encrusted Diamond on the Nigerian Map symbolizes…