The Presidency has on Friday reaffirmed that the case of the Shiite leader, Ibrahim El-zakzaky is a judicial matter and as such, President Buhari lacks the power to direct the judiciary to release him. This followed as the presidency decline any comment pertaining weather the government was mulling proscribing the IMN organisation as it was meted on the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) sometimes in 2017.
On Friday 26th July 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari received Liberia’s highest honour during the Country's Independence Day celebration.
In news brokered by President of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwunmi Adesina, on his twitter handle. He shared a video of the moment Buhari was decorated with the Grand Cordon of the Knighthood of Venerable Order of the Pioneers honour (GCKVOP).
Following weeks of legal tussle, the Senate on Friday, 26th July 2019 swears in Ben Uwajumogu as Senator representing Imo North Senatorial District. The brief ceremony was conducted by President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan at the plenary.
In an interview with journalists shortly after his swearing-in, Uwajumogu alleged that he was unjustly denied membership of the Senate by INEC, three weeks after securing a favourable judgment in court. He, however, thanked the people of his constituency for their support.