RIO Olympics: President Buhari sends special message to Team Nigeria

As the 2016 Olympic Games opens in  Rio De Janeiro, President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed optimism that the country’s team will put up an impressive showing to delight fellow countrymen.  In a message to the Nigerian Olympic contingent on Friday, President Buhari said he hoped that the victory of Nigeria’s Under 23 football team, the […]

Nigeria derived no benefit from previous devaluations of the Naira – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buahri insisted Friday in Abuja that he was yet to be convinced that the vast majority of ordinary Nigerians will  derive any tangible benefit from a devaluation of the Naira. Speaking at a meeting with members of the Council of Retired Federal Permanent Secretaries, President Buhari said that he still held the conviction […]

FG wants speedy completion of Mambilla power project – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari pledged Wednesday in Beijing that his administration will honour all agreements concluded between Nigeria and China under previous administrations to ensure the speedy completion of outstanding joint projects, including the 4,000 megawatts Mambilla Hydro-Electric Power Project. Speaking at a meeting with Mr Li Keqiang, the Premier of the State Council of the […]

Diversification of Nigeria’s economy now a matter of urgency – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Guangzhou, China, said that his administration will take urgent steps to restructure Nigeria’s economy by encouraging new investments in mining, agricultural and manufacturing. Speaking at a reception in his honour by the Communist Party of China, President Buhari said that Nigeria will welcome the support of the Chinese government, foreign […]

President Buhari’s visit to China yields billions in investments for Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed satisfaction with the outcome of his working visit to China, which has yielded additional investments in Nigeria exceeding $6 billion USD. President Buhari believes that the several agreements concluded with the Chinese during the visit will have a huge and positive impact on key sectors of the Nigerian economy including […]

We’ll deal with you like Boko Haram, President Buhari warns pipeline vandals

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Beijing warned vandals and saboteurs blowing up oil and gas installations in Nigeria to desist immediately or face the same drastic action being taken against Boko Haram  by the Armed Forces. Speaking at a meeting with members of the Nigerian Community in China, President Buhari also reaffirmed his  total commitment […]