Tag Archives: Tells

‘You Achieved Great Success In Anti-Corruption Fight’, IBB Tells Buhari At 76

General Ibrahim Babangida during an interview on Channels Television’s Roadmap 2019, in April 2018.   Former Military President, General Ibrahim Babangida, has sent a congratulatory message to President Muhammadu Buhari on his 76th birthday. In a letter personally signed by

N5bn Libel Suit: I Wouldn’t Buy Houses In Maitama, Magu Tells Court

Acting EFCC Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, at the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja on December 13, 2018.   The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has told a Lagos State High Court sitting

Don’t Be Selective In Fighting Corruption, NBA Tells FG

NBA President, Mr Paul Usoro, addressing a press conference in Abuja in December 2018.   The Nigeria Bar Association (NBA) has called on the Muhammadu Buhari administration to be sincere and unbiased in its fight against corruption. NBA President, Mr

Safe Release Of Remaining Chibok Girls Is My Priority, Buhari Tells Swiss President

President Muhammadu Buhari meets with Polish President Andrzej Duda during a bilateral meeting with the Polish leader and delegation at the sideline of the 24th Session of the Conference on Climate Change in Katowice, Poland. PHOTO: SUNDAY AGHAEZE/State House.  

No Country Can Tackle Climate Change Alone, Buhari Tells UN Summit

  President Muhammadu Buhari believes no country in the world can confront climate change alone. He called on UN-member countries to rededicate themselves to the task of rebuilding and restoring a healthy environment for future generations. He made the appeal

You Have What It Takes To Flush Out Remnants Of Terrorists, Buratai Tells Troops

The Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General T.Y. Buratai, says troops of the Nigerian Army deployed in the northeast have what it takes to flush out the remnants of Boko Haram terrorists wherever they are hibernating. He added that

Declare National Mourning Over Death Of Soldiers, Ezekwesili Tells FG

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Mrs Oby Ezekwesili.   The Presidential Candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Dr Oby Ezekwesili, has asked the Federal Government to declare national mourning over the

Probe Military Spending, SERAP Tells Buhari

  The Socio-economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has appealed to the President to urgently set up a commission of inquiry to investigate the spending of defence and military budgets between 1999 and 2018. In an open letter to President

Alleged N2.1bn Fraud: You Have A Case To Answer, Court Tells Dokpesi

Raymond Dokpesi   The Federal High Court sitting in Abuja has struck out the no-case submission filed by Raymond Dokpesi, and his DAAR investment and holdings company limited, ruling that he has a case to answer. The court insisted that

Alleged Illegal Arms Possession: No Bail No Trial, Dasuki Tells Court

Sambo Dasuki (file)   A former National Security Adviser, retired Colonel Sambo Dasuki, has written to the Federal High Court sitting in Abuja of his resolve to avoid court hearing until the prosecution obeys his bail. Dasuki is facing trial

Speed Up Completion Of Federal Roads, Senate Tells Contractors

  The Senate Committee on Works has asked all contractors handling federal projects across the country to speed up the completion of such projects. Chairman, Senate Committee, Senator Kabiru Gaya said the move was to ensure they meet up the

Planned Strike: Nigerians’ Interest Should Be Paramount, Saraki Tells FG, Labour

Senate President Bukola Saraki (file)   Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the Federal Government as well as the organised labour to be more concerned about the interest of the people. He made the appeal on Monday in a

I Emphasise Free And Fair Elections Always, Buhari Tells Canadian Leader

President Muhammadu Buhari with Governor General of Canada, Julie Payette, at the Presidential Villa in Abuja on October 29, 2018.   President Muhammadu Buhari is confident that Nigeria’s democracy is steadily improving with a deeper understanding of the culture and

My Statement Was Under Duress, SARS Officials Tortured Me, Evans Tells Court

File photo   Suspected kidnap kingpin Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike, popularly known as Evans says his confessional statement after his arrest last year (2017), was given under duress. At the resumed hearing of his case on Friday, he told an Ikeja High