President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Auditor-General of the Federation to ensure that all outstanding audit queries are conclusively resolved within 30 days.
Mr. Buhari has also ordered that henceforth, all audit queries must be answered within 24 hours.
The orders followed the President’s displeasure on hearing that audit queries remained unanswered for long periods, sometimes running into years, under previous administrations.
The Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu, confirmed the directives, adding that President Buhari was irrevocably committed to tackling administrative and bureaucratic corruption head-on.
“The era of impunity is gone. The President is taking the war on corruption to the civil service. He is not happy that standard operating procedures and financial regulations are no longer being observed as they should. Read More →
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Written by Isiaka Wakili
The G7 leaders have told President Muhammadu Buhari that Nigeria is currently faced with serious problems.
The leaders of the seven most industrialized countries of US, UK, Germany, Canada, France, Italy and Japan regretted that Buhari’s government had to face severe handicaps from the outset.
Speaking in Germany Monday after President Buhari had presented Nigeria’s wish list to them, they listed the handicaps as lack of resources, mismanagement as well as lack of trained and equipped military.
The G7 leaders, however, noted that those “serious problems” facing Nigeria were not President Buhari’s making.
According to a statement yesterday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the G7 Read More →
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President Muhammadu Buhari has said that in fulfilment of one of their campaign promises, his declared assets and those of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo will be released to the public upon the completion of their verification by the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB).
It is hoped that this process will be completed before the expiry of the 100-day deadline within which they said they would do this.
The Senior Special Assistant, SSA (Media and Publicity), Garba Shehu who announced this in a statement on behalf of the President on Saturday, 6 June, said “the duly completed forms by both the President and the Vice President were submitted to the CCB on March 28th, a clear day ahead of their inauguration.” Read More →
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Jaiyeola Andrews in Abuja
President Muhammadu Buhari will this Sunday (Sunday)leaves Nigeria to attend the G7 Summit in Bavaria, Germany.
The 2-day meeting is scheduled for Sunday and Monday.
This was contained in a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu.
According to the statement, the invitation was extended to Buhari by German Chancellor Angela Merkel before the president was sworn in on May 29. Read More →
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the head of President Muhammadu Buhari’s media team, Garba Shehu, on Sunday said Buhari had yet to move to the Presidential Villa, Abuja because his official residence was not ready for habitation.
Shehu, in an exclusive interview with our correspondent said workers were currently cleaning and refurbishing the President’s official residence.
He said Buhari would not move in until that exercise was completed.
Shehu said, “As far as the President is concerned, the place (his official residence) is not ready yet. Read More →
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Nigeria’s President-elect, Muhammadu Buhari, will on Wednesday address Senators and House of Representatives-elect, who are expected to form the legislative arm of the Federal Government on Wednesday April 29, 2015.
Director, Media and Publicity, All Progressives Congress (APC) Presidential Campaign, Garba Shehu, who confirmed this, said that Buhari will also on Wednesday, inaugurate his transition committee. Read More →
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