Trump goes golfing in middle of G20 summit

Donald Trump United States (US) President Donald Trump went golfing after making a brief online appearance at the G20 summit Saturday, an event hosted by Saudi Arabia but staged virtually because of Covid-19. Trump, who has still not accepted defeat following President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in November 3 presidential polls, spoke following the opening of…

FG justifies fuel price comparison with Saudi Arabia, others

The Federal Government says the comparison made by President Muhammadu Buhari on fuel prices between Nigeria, Saudi Arabia and other countries in his 2020 Independence Day national broadcast is justified. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the submission when he featured on a Radio Nigeria current affairs programme, “Radio Link’’ on Saturday…

Buhari is defending fraud — TUC reacts to Nigeria’s comparison to Saudi Arabia

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari’s comparison of Nigeria and Saudi Arabia. TUC’s president, Quadri Olaleye, in a statement, said, “It is like comparing black and white and this is very bad.’’ Daily Times recalls that President Buhari during his Independence Day speech had compared the oil price in…

Nigeria @60: Buhari finally opens up on fuel price increase, other talking points… Read Full text of Buhari’s Independence Day speech

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President, I wish to…