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Bishop Mike Okonkwo counsels President Buhari, Nnamdi Kanu on Biafra, militarization of South East

General Overseer of The Redeemed Evangelical Mission, TREM, has counseled President Muhammadu Buhari against militarization of the South East geo-political zone of the country as response to agitations for secession, stressing that the best answer would still be dialogue and equity. Speaking with journalists after a Lecture to mark his …

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Ordinary Nigerians should feel impact of coming out of recession – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Daura, Katsina State, said the real impact of coming out of recession will be better felt when ordinary Nigerians experience a change in their living conditions. President Buhari, who received the President of Niger, Alhaji Mahamadou Issoufou, at his country home in Daura, told newsmen …

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I’ll keep doing my best to give Nigerians a better life – President Buhari; Receives groups, Emir of Katsina, Alhaji Usman and entourage; Watches Nigeria-Cameroon match

President Muhammadu Buhari Monday in Daura, Katsina State, assured Nigerians of his continuous commitment to serving the nation, attributing his recent convalescence to a divine act of the almighty God. Receiving associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina at his country home, President Buhari, according to a …

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Lagos flags off reconstruction of 10-lane Oshodi-Int’l Airport Road …Project to be completed in 15 months with flyovers, ramp bridge, lay-bys, slip road, others …As Govt appeals for cooperation of residents, motorists

  The Lagos State Government on Monday flagged off the reconstruction of the Oshodi-International Airport Road, with a pledge to complete the project within the next fifteen months. The State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode had last month at the quarterly Town Hall Meeting held in Badore area of Ajah, announced …

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Nigerians can live anywhere in the country without restrictions – President Buhari; Receives Classmates in 1953 set of Katsina Middle School

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Daura, Katsina State, said Nigerians have the constitutional right to live, work and raise their families anywhere in the country without restrictions. Receiving the Governor of Katsina State, Alhaji Bello Aminu Masari, at his country home as part of the Eid-el-Kabir celebrations, President Buhari reiterated …

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I’m pleased to see NYSC driving purpose of national unity – President Buhari says; Observes Eid El Kabir prayers

  President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Daura, Katsina State, said he is always pleased to see the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) achieving the purpose of national unity that inspired its creation in 1973. Speaking to newsmen at his country home after the Eid-el-Kabir prayers, President Buhari, according to a …

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‘Strengthen bonds of friendship and unity to keep our country together,’ President Buhari charges in Sallah message; Directs emergency response to Benue flooding

‘   Fellow Compatriots, I felicitate with you all, particularly the Muslim faithful, on the celebration of this year’s Eid-El-Kabir. I congratulate our Muslim brothers and sisters who are currently in Saudi Arabia to participate in the rites of the Hajj. From the outset, I want to use this opportunity …

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Over 500 protesting IYC members invade Contents Management Board complex, pull down fence in Bayelsa # As group condemns killing of soldiers, civilian

CHINEDU WOSU, YENAGOA Over 500 aggrieved members of the Ijaw Youth Council, IYC on Thursday invaded the office complex of the Nigeria Contents Development Monitoring Board, NCDMB, in Yenagoa and short down its operations. The aggrieved youths, led by Barrister Tari Pori, stormed the complex of the NCDMB at about …

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President Buhari arrives Daura for Eid El Kabir; Opts to walk home as overwhelming crowd takes over route, chanting: “baba ya da wo, baba oyoyo”

President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, August 30, 2017, arrived Daura, Katsina State to celebrate Eid El Kabir. On hand to receive him back to his place of birth were Governor of Katsina State, Aminu Bello Masari, Emir of Katsina, HRH Alhaji Abdulmumini Kabir Usman, Emir of Daura, H.R.H. Alhaji Umar Faruk …

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Kidnap kingpin, Evans, pleads guilty as Lagos arraigns him, others in court …Suspects remanded in Prison pending trial

The Lagos State Government on Wednesday arraigned kidnap kingpin, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike popularly known as Evans before an Ikeja High Court for masterminding series of high profile kidnapping in the State. Evans, who was arrested at his mansion in Magodo area of the State after being on wanted list of the …

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Boko Haram: US Congress men visit Maiduguri -To assist Nigeria in fight against insurgents

BY ABDULLAHI ISAH, MAIDUGURI The United States of America (USA) Congress delegation has visited the headquarters of Operation Lafiya Dole Theater where they discussed means of assisting the Nigerian Military in fighting insurgency in the North-East of Nigeria. Speaking shortly after a closed door briefing with the Theater Commander, Major …

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Presidency dismisses allegation that Osinbajo has been sidelined since Buhari’s return from London; Defends Abba Kyari

RE: BUHARI’S RETURN:ASO VILLA CABAL STAGES A COMEBACK, SIDELINES OSINBAJO- A RECYCLED HATE CAMPAIGN Over the past few months, some media organizations have published a stream of allegations against some persons around the President attributing them to “persistent rumors and speculations,” with no other objective but to generate hatred and …

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Rivers State: Kidnappers hijack bus with 12 passengers; Kill 3 occupants, rape ladies # Survivor narrates ordeal

CHINEDU WOSU, PORT HARCOURT Rampaging kidnappers along the East/West road in the Ndele axis, near Elele Community in Rivers State, Sunday, August 13, 2017, hijacked a bus loaded with twelve passengers travelling from Port Harcourt to Bayelsa state, killed three of the passengers and raped three girls randomly for four …

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South East/South South Governors slam Federal Govt.; Decry dilapidated federal roads; non-functional air, sea ports; Lack of rail services; Minimal federal presence except Police

Governors of the South East and South South States of the country have decried the deplorable state of federal infrastructure in the two zones of the country, and restated their resolve to work together to advance the interest of the people of the area. In a communique at the end …

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President Buhari addresses APC, PDP EXCOs; Receives 36 Governors at State House; Opposition is not hostility, enmity, antagonism, he tells political leaders

PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI’S ADDRESS TO THE EXECUTIVES OF APC AND PDP AT THE STATE HOUSE, FRIDAY, AUGUST 25, 2017. I thank you sincerely, collectively and individually for finding time from your busy schedules to come all the way to Abuja and welcome me back home. This visit signifies the unity …

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President Buhari signs Treaties to reinvigorate anti-corruption war, check illicit flow of funds out of Nigeria

REMARKS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE CEREMONY FOR THE EXECUTION OF INSTRUMENTS OF RATIFICATION FOR INTERNATIONAL AGREEMENTS BETWEEN THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND OTHER ENTITIES HELD AT THE STATE HOUSE, ABUJA ON THURSDAY, 24TH AUGUST 2017. Protocols: I am delighted to perform today, the duty of …

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