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President Buhari attends Ghana’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations; Visits Taraba, Benue, Yobe, Zamfara, Rivers States

President Muhammadu Buhari will Monday depart for Accra, Ghana to attend the country’s 61st Independence Anniversary celebrations holding at the Independence Square on Tuesday, March 6. A statement by Femi Adesina,  Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity) said that it is noteworthy that the President is the only …

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Nigeria’s quest for self-sufficiency, food security not negotiable – President Buhari

 By Ismaila Chafe  President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged the Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI) to ensure availability of quality and affordable fertilizers to farmers at the right time as the nation’s journey to self-sufficiency and food security is not negotiable. The President gave the challenge at a meeting with members of …

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Rice production: Dangote inaugurates multi billion Naira rice processing plant in Jigawa …Promises to end rice importation

The Dangote Rice Outgrower Scheme in Jigawa State reached a turning point yesterday when the President of Dangote Group, Aliko Dangote laid a foundation stone for the construction of a multi-billion Naira rice processing mill in Hadin, Jigawa state. The mill with capacity to process 16 metric tons of paddy …

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Congresses: Buhari cautions APC Caucus against short cuts, illegal manoeuvres as he presides over National Caucus meeting

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari has enjoined the national caucus of All Progressives Congress (APC) to abide strictly with the party’s constitution while conducting congresses at wards, local governments, states and national levels. Buhari made the appeal at the opening of the APC National Caucus meeting at the presidential …

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Dapchi School attack is getting every attention it deserves – President Buhari; Asks Transparency International to focus on facts, not fiction

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the families of students reportedly abducted from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, that no effort will be spared to bring succour to them. A statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media and Publicity), reports the President as saying …

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Lagos Museum Project: Ambode lauds Ford Foundation’s $600,000 donation …Unveils plan to build contemporary Museum in Ikeja

Lagos State Governor, Mr Akinwunmi Ambode on Monday lauded an international organisation, Ford Foundation, for donating $600,000 (about N216 million) towards the architectural design and commencement of the iconic Lagos Museum Project to be located in Presidential Lodge and Lagos House in Marina. The Governor has also unveiled plans by …

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Buhari meets APC Governors’ Forum in Daura; We met with President to condole with him, nothing about 2019 – Governors

By Ismaila Chafe President Muhammadu Buhari met behind closed doors with 18 state governors of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Governors’ Forum in Daura, Katsina State on Friday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that three of the governors were represented by their deputies at the meeting, which started …

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Yari: Security agencies complicit in Zamfara massacre “We alerted them 24 hours before killings but they failed to act;” Buhari condemns killings, orders Defence Minister to proceed immediately to scene

Governor Abdulaziz Yari has alleged that his administration gave security agencies a 24 hour head-start to alert them on the impending invasion of communities in Zamfara by bandits that resulted in the death of 39 persons in Zurmi local government area of the state on Wednesday night. Meanwhile, President Muhammadu …

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