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The economic misfortune of low oil prices has provided us opportunity to restructure economy and diversify – President Buhari in Democracy Day speech

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S DEMOCRACY DAY SPEECH. MAY 29,2016. MY COMPATRIOTS, IT IS ONE YEAR TODAY SINCE OUR ADMINISTRATION CAME INTO OFFICE. IT HAS BEEN A YEAR OF TRIUMPH, CONSOLIDATION, PAINS AND ACHIEVEMENTS. BY AGE, INSTINCT AND EXPERIENCE, MY PREFERENCE IS TO LOOK FORWARD, TO PREPARE FOR THE CHALLENGES THAT LIE …

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Nine key milestones in President Muhammadu Buhari’s first year in office — Garba Shehu writes

Twelve months ago, President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the President and Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. He came to power following the decisive victory of his party, the All Progressives Congress, APC over the ruling People’s Democratic Party, PDP and its candidate, …

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Repositioning of LASU already yielding positive results – Ambode …Commissions Science Complex, LASU Radio, Twin Law Lecture Theatre

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode on Thursday said the conscious initiative of his administration at ensuring enduring peace and repositioning the State University is already yielding positive results. He said with the recent ranking of the institution as the best State University in Nigeria and the 11th overall best …

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Ambode’s achievements in one year commendable – Buhari; …Our govt will continue to raise bar of security, Gov assures …Crime rate in Lagos has reduced drastically – IGP

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday commissioned series of projects in Lagos State, just as he commended the achievements of the Governor Akinwunmi Ambode administration in one year. Buhari, who was represented at the events by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, said Lagos under Governor Ambode has continued to maintain …

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President Buhari presides over FEC meeting; Govt approves Dangote firm’s proposal to build Obajana-Kabba road

The Federal Executive Council (FEC), Wednesday, approved the proposal for Dangote Construction Company to use cement to build a section of the Lokoja- Obajana-Kabba-Ilorin road. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal Executive Council meeting …

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Petrol price hike: Don’t go on strike — FG appeals to NLC, TUC; says no alternative to deregulation; Kachikwu briefs House of Reps

Federal Government has appealed to workers’ unions to shelve their proposed strike over the new petrol price of N145 per litre. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the appeal at an interactive session with journalists in Abuja, Monday. Mohammed said the new price was introduced for the …

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London Anti-corruption Summit: FG set to implement new rules against graft in Nigeria; as British PM Cameron unveils plans to stop flow of ‘dirty money’ into UK

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, at the Commonwealth Anti-Corruption Summit in London, disclosed by his government to commence the full implementation of the principles of the Open Contracting Data Standards (OCDS). The President said this was geared towards furthering Nigeria’s ongoing campaign against corruption. The OCDS enables disclosure of data and …

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British PM Cameron now lauds Buhari’s fight against corruption; describes FG’s efforts as ‘remarkable steps forward’

Briefing Members of Parliament (MP) in the House of Commons, Wednesday, the British PM, David Cameron, remarked that both Nigeria and Afghanistan had taken “remarkable steps forward” on corruption, as he further acknowledged that the countries’ leaders were “battling hard” to tackle the problem. It would be recalled that the …

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London Anti-corruption Summit: I want return of Nigeria’s stolen money, not apology — Buhari tells Cameron

President Muhammadu Buhari has parried a diplomatic row with the United Kingdom despite remarks credited to the British Prime Minister, David Cameron, Tuesday, calling Nigeria ‘ fantastically corrupt,’ as the Nigerian leader said, Wednesday, he does not care about an apology from Cameron, but instead a firm action by the …

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