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National Assembly leadership: Buhari accepts Saraki, Dogara; APC kicks; Atiku, Tambuwal, PDP, others congratulate them

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he has taken note of the outcome of the just-concluded election of leaders of the National Assembly, though he would rather that the process of electing the leaders as initiated and concluded by the All Progressives Congress (APC) had been followed. Senator Bukola Saraki …

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Maritime industry will grow capacity; create employment — Okowa, Delta Gov.

  Delta State Governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has declared that the predominance of conventional universities in Nigeria to the detriment of specialized universities is largely responsible for the current unemployment challenges confronting the Nigerian economy. Receiving Management of the Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) and the Governing Council …

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Buhari seeks Senate approval for 15 Special Advisers, meets Service Chiefs

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Tuesday, wrote to the leadership of the Senate, asking for permission to appoint 15 Special Advisers. This is the President’s first official communication with the Senate since he was sworn-in as Nigeria’s 15th Commander-in-Chief last Friday. The letter was addressed to the Senate President, David Mark, …

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Jonathan submits handover notes to Buhari, conducts President-elect, Vice round Presidential Villa

President Goodluck Jonathan, who would vacate office tomorrow, has formally submitted his handover notes to the President- elect, General Muhammadu Buhari (retd). He handed over the notes, Thursday, at the Council Chambers of the State House, Abuja. The presentation was made after he had conducted the incoming President and his …

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