Again, Buhari meets security chiefs at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari has presided over another security council meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Tuesday. This is the second time he would hold such a meeting with the security chiefs in less than four days. Kaduna govt mum as bandits threaten to kill varsity students Insecurity: Involve citizens in search for solution, Anyim […]

Insecurity: Involve citizens in search for solution, Anyim tells Buhari

A former Senate President Anyim Pius Anyim has said the search for a lasting solution to insecurity in Nigeria must involve the citizenry. Anyim, in an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, said military actions or foreign help alone could not bring permanent solutions to ethnic conflicts or nationality agitations. Kaduna govt mum as bandits […]

Attacks on Pantami targeted at Buhari – JIBWIS

Jama’atu Izalatil Bid’ah Wa’ikamatis Sunnah (JIBWIS) in Bauchi State has said that the allegation levelled against the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Ali Pantami, is targeted at the President, Muhammadu Buhari. JIBWIS equally pleaded with the federal government to take action against people with “questionable character who have never hidden their desire […]

Buhari didn’t request transfer of AFRICOM to Nigeria

A viral WhatsApp message claimed President Muhammadu Buhari asked the United States to relocate the country’s African Command (AFRICOM) to Nigeria to help fight insecurity. Verdict: False. The claim that President Buhari requested the United States to relocate its African Command to Nigeria is false. The president urged the United States to consider relocating the […]

Buhari-Ugwuanyi’s call that never happened

A widely circulated social media post claimed President Muhammadu Buhari did not take the call of the governor of Enugu State, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, for hours, during which coordinated attacks occurred in Uzo Uwani, Enugu. The post claimed Governor Ugwuanyi wanted to seek President Buhari’s assistance to deploy security forces to stop the attack. Verdict: False. […]

Buhari felicitates with NPAN scribe, Mohammed Idris, at 55

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the general secretary of the Newspaper Proprietors Association of Nigeria (NPAN), Alhaji Mohammed Idris, on his 55th birthday. In a statement issued on Saturday by his spokesman, Garba Shehu, the president joined family members and friends to celebrate with the influential media and communications entrepreneur, whose profile, he said, continues […]

Buhari’s de-constitutionalisation of Nigeria, and insecurity

Recent developments in the processes of governance in the country raise valid concerns over whether the administration of President Muhamadu Buhari has lapsed into a state of panic, with respect to the prosecution of the war against insecurity which is ravaging the country from border to border. Against the backdrop of its failure to exploit […]