State House News

Uhuru tells health workers agitating for pay rise

Addressing the press from State House, Nairobi, Uhuru warned any nurse who would not resume duty by Friday, February 15, 2019, at 8am would be sacked by both the county government and the Ministry of Health.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 21, 2019

Only an act of God can stop Saturday’s elections, says INEC

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, speaking with State House correspondents after the meeting, said the FEC backed the President’s decision “absolutely.” Responding to a specific question on whether the FEC supported Buhari, the minister said, “Absolutely.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Beyond Zero Half Marathon hope to register 25,000 participants this year

Speaking yesterday at State House, event organiser Peter Gacheru said online and manual registration is ongoing with elite athletes expected to part with Sh2,500 and other participants Sh2000.

The Star , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

Nigeria’ll consider reduction in crude oil output —Buhari

Buhari spoke in Abuja when he received the Special Envoy of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and Minister of State for African Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Mr Ahmad Qattan, at the State House.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

State House arrests two URA officials over Shs 45m bribe

The State House Anti-corruption unit arrested two Jinja based Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) officers on suspicion of soliciting and receiving a bribe.

The Observer , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

Nigeria elections: Buhari speaks on international interference, INEC sanction

Sen. Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters, said this in a chat with State House correspondents on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Nigeria to consider reducing oil output for higher prices

Speaking at an audience with Mr Ahmad Qattan, Minister of State for African Affairs and Special Envoy of King Salman Bin Abdulaziz, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and King of Saudi Arabia, at the State House, Abuja, President Buhari said as a responsible member of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, Nigeria was willing to go along with the Saudi initiative in limiting output so that prices would go up.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Buhari will secure 70 or 80% votes in presidential poll — Sen. Enang

Enang, who spoke with State House correspondents on Wednesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said Buhari has demonstrated his commitment towards a free, fair and credible election.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

Elections: FG orders immediate payment of salaries

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known when he briefed State House correspondents on the outcome of the meeting of the Federal Executive Council.

Punch , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

First Lady Margret Kenyatta begins training for Beyond Zero half marathon

Margaret who has been training for weeks now, was joined by journalists from various media houses at State House for the morning session on Wednesday, February 20.

Tuko , Kenya Feb 20, 2019