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Buhari appoints Anamekwe Chukwunyere as new Accountant-General

The Presidency has approved the appointment of Anamekwe Chukwunyere Nwabuoku as the new Accountant-General of the Federation. The new development follows the recent suspension of Ahmed Idris over allegation of corrupt practices. Nwabuoku’s appointment by President Mohammadu Buhari was confirmed in a letter signed by the Permanent Secretary of Finance, Federal Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Aliyu Ahmed, ...

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First CBN internet-enabled branch inaugurated by Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the first Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) internet-enabled branch in Lafia Nasarawa State. Speaking about the building when the President broke away from his Nasarawa State visit to commission the building, CBN governor Godwin Emefiele said the new branch “is one of the nine new internet-enabled offices of CBN constructed to ensure central bank has ...

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Buhari calls for balanced trade between EU and Africa

Nigerian President, Mohammadu Buhari  has called for balanced trade between the European Union and Africa According to him, agriculture exports to EU farmers has made African food exports uncompetitive. This was contained  in a statement by the Presidency after the just-concluded EU Africa summit. Buhari warned that Africa and EU must change the way they interact, emphasising that agriculture offers ...

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President Buhari launches e-Naira in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari has unveiled the e-Naira. The President launched the country’s digital currency at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. It was gathered that official dignitaries at the event were the Vice President, Yemi Osibanjo; Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, Godwin Emefiele; Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami; among others. It should be noted that the digital ...

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Buhari to present 2022 appropriation budget on Thursday

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News reaching us now says that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday this week lay the 2022 appropriation budget before the National Assembly. The intimation was made by theDeputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agege  during the plenary on Tuesday. Omo-Agege presided over the plenary in the absence of the President of the Senate, Dr. Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan It was learnt that ...

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Buhari says Nigeria losses $26.3 billion annually to maritime

President Muhamamadu Buhari has decried the huge loss of revenue to maritime criminality. According to Buhari, the loss at a whopping $26.3 billion annually had become harmful to the economy and safety of citizens. He added that  the country’s hydrocarbon resources  remain the mainstay of the nation’s economy, noting that it accounts for 55 per cent of the Gross Domestic ...

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Buhari asks Senate to approve N895billion as Supplementary Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday urged the Senate to consider and approve N895billion as Supplementary Budget. Senate President Ahmad Lawan read Buhari’s letter of request on the floor at plenary. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) had earlier approved the amount. A substantial part of the fund has been earmarked for procurement of military hardware to prosecute the war against insurgency ...

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How EndSARS protests affect investments into Nigeria- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has linked the dwindling foreign direct investment to the  last year’s EndSARS. Buhari stated that the protesters have made Nigeria unattractive to investors. He also said that the major aim of the protesters was to remove him as the President. He made this allegation while appearing on Arise TV on Thursday morning. Buhari was responding to question ...

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Buhari has the best economy team in Africa- Presidency

Speaking on the ability of Buhari government in managing the economy, the presidential aide said, “If you ask me this question, I will tell you that whoever questions the capacity of the government to manage the economy probably also need to have themselves re-examined because look at all of the things that have happened with COVID over the last year ...

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Buhari holds meeting with CEO of Total Plc, others in France

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday had a meeting with  the management of Total Plc in Paris, France. In the meeting, the President discussed the need for improved fiscal stability with the Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the company, Patrick Pouyanne. This was disclosed by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) via its Twitter handle on Wednesday. It tweeted, “HE President @MBuhari ...

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