Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. He is a retired major general in the Nigerian Army and previously served as the nation’s head of state from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d’état.
The term Buharism is ascribed to the Buhari military government
He unsuccessfully ran for the office of president in the 2003, 2007 and 2011 general elections. In December 2014, he emerged as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the March 2015 general elections. Buhari won the election, defeating the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. This marked the first time in the history of Nigeria that an incumbent president lost to an opposition candidate in a general election. He was sworn in on 29 May 2015.
Muhammadu Buhari has stated that he takes responsibility for anything over which he presided during his military rule, and that he cannot change the past. He has described himself as a “converted democrat
Some items exempted from the increased Value Added Tax (VAT) by the Finance Act 2019, have been listed by the presidency. According to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s media aide Laolu Akande, some of the items […]
Some members of the kitchen cabinet of President Muhammadu Buhari and security chiefs are also opposed to Operation Amotekun, because of what a source termed regional tone given to it by the SouthWest governors. Attorney […]
President Buhari has visited the Prince of Wales, Prince Charles. The President visited the monarch in Scotland. This visit comes on the sidelines of the Uk-Africa Summit. Below are some photos from the meeting between […]
President Muhammadu Buhari, has on Saturday, in London, said that the partial closure of Nigeria’s borders is not meant to punish her neighbours, but to strengthen the country’s security and economy. At a meeting with […]
full text of President Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians, as we all celebrate the first day of year 2020. In his message, President Buhari reviewed the previous year, and also assured Nigerians that he […]
Edo state Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has stated that President Buhari asked them to deal with anyone engaging in anti-party activities, which is what we are doing to Oshiomhole. He stated this while backing his actions […]
Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has come to say that Nigeria is a country that is very difficult to govern. The septuagenarian lamented that no matter how hard he tries, some people would still find faults […]
Why Punch Newspaper Will Henceforth Address President Buhari with His Rank as a Military Dictator Punch Newspaper says it will henceforth address Buhari with his rank as a military dictator, to refer to his administration […]
Nigerian Senate Increases 2020 Budget from N10.33 to N10.6 Trillion The Senate has passed the 2020 appropriation bill. The passage was a sequel to the presentation of a report by the chairman of the Senate […]