Tag archive for ‘Presidency’
By Bar and Bench On Saturday, November 4th, 2017

Presidency faults Buhari’s critics over Lawal, Oke

The presidency on Friday dismissed the criticisms trailing the sack of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and ex-Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke. Femi More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

EFCC, ICPC free to go after Lawal, Oke–Presidency

The Presidency on Monday said the nation’s security agencies were free to go after  the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, and the former Director-General of the National Intelligence More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, October 28th, 2017

Buhari ready to present 2018 budget next week—Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is fully ready to present the 2018 Appropriation Bill to the National Assembly. The Presidency which made the disclosure through the Senior Special Assistant to the President (National More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 27th, 2017

$2.1b Arms Deals: Panel report indicting ministers, perm secs, others, gathers dust at the presidency—Source

Says FG appears to target Dasuki, Badeh, others Indications emerged Thursday that two ministers, three ex-ministers, six permanent secretaries and more military officers have been indicted in the $2.1billion More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Court order forfeiting 46 million bank accounts without BVN in order—Presidency

The Presidency has described as fantastic an order of interim forfeiture made by Justice Nnamdi Dimgba of the Federal High Court, Abuja directing that 46 million bank accounts not covered by the Biometric Verification More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

2018 Budget: Buhari submits 2018-2020 expenditure framework to lawmakers

Seeks quick reform of budgeting process for transparency President Muhammadu Buhari has presented the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF-FSP) to the House of Representatives More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, October 15th, 2017

2019 presidency and the way forward, by Abraham Ogbodo

Today, I have decided to treat one serious matter with all the seriousness it commands: It is the matter of who becomes President in 2019. Muhammadu Buhari, the incumbent is not saying anything, either vocally More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 10th, 2017

Presidency: No plans to contest 2019 poll —Osinbajo

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said he had no plans to contest the 2019 presidential election. According to Reuters, Osinbajo said this when he was asked at the Financial Times Africa Summit in London if More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, October 1st, 2017

Presidency chronicles 57 achievements of Buhari’s administration in 30 months

The Presidency has chronicled a long list of 57 achievements recorded by President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration in the last thirty months when he took over the baton of leadership in the country. The achievements, More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Attack on Senate: Buhari wont scold his anti-corruption adviser, Prof. Itse Sagay—Presidency

Prof. Itse Sagay, the chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption (PACAC), has the full support and trust of President Muhammadu Buhari in his face-off with the Senate and some members of More...