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Buhari frowns at fraudulent politicians using religion, ethnicity for political gains; Sultan Abubakar, Cardinal Onaiyekan, Archbishop Welby of Canterbury insist on free, fair, elections

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Oct. 13, 2018 President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the activities of some individuals using religion and ethnicity for cheap political gains, saying such persons were fraudulent politicians and should not be trusted. The president, who stated this at the closing of the 3-day Interfaith Conference …

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Buhari bars 50 prominent Nigerians from foreign travels; It’s unveiling of forewarned tyranny – CUPP (See statements in full)

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the full implementation of Executive Order 6 (EO6), with 50 high profile persons affected by the Order placed on security agencies’ watch list and restricted from leaving Nigeria pending the determination of their cases. According to a statement by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to …

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President Buhari tightens tax, money laundering rules with new Executive Order; Presides over NEC; Meets APC Governors   

The Muhammadu Buhari administration is stepping up the regulations on money laundering and tax evasion by releasing a new Executive Order number eight, tagged Voluntary Offshore Assets Regularization Scheme (VOARS). The new Executive Order (008), according to a statement by Garba Shehu,  SSAP (Media and Publicity), takes effect from Monday, October …

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APC National convention: Delegates gather to ratify President Buhari’s candidacy; Security tight; Traders, hawkers, storm Eagle Square; As NWC clears eight for Kwara guber primaries

By Emmanuel Mogbede, Taiye Agbaje, Harrison Arubu  Abuja,Oct.6.2018 No fewer than 7,000 delegates from across the federation and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) have converged on the Abuja Eagle Square for the All Progressives Congress, APC’s, national presidential convention, Saturday.  The delegates which include three from each Local Government Area in the …

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For us, fighting corruption is a must, President Buhari tells Mbeki, ex-South African President 

 “For this administration, fighting corruption is non-negotiable. It is a MUST,” President Muhammadu Buhari told former South African President, Thabo Mbeki, at State House, Abuja, Thursday. Mbeki heads the African Union High Level Panel on Illicit Flows from Africa, and,according to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the …

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  Missing General: Army pulls out 13 vehicles, 19 human  bodies, 6 bikes, including 18 Seater commercial bus from Jos pond

The Nigeria Army has pulled out no fewer than 13 vehicles, six motorcycles and 19 human bodies from the mining pond in Dura Du, Jos, Plateau State, where missing Gen. Idris Alkali (rtd)’s car was found last Saturday. The search operation, being jointly carried out by Operation Safe Haven and …

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President Buhari pledges Nigeria’s support for South Sudan

Nigeria is prepared to help South Sudan stabilize politically and economically, President Muhammadu Buhari has assured. Receiving Mr Ezekiel Gatkuoth, Special Envoy of the South Sudanese President at State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser  (Media and Publicity), noted that the two …

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Lagos Primary:The people will decide, Tinubu says; Gbajabiamila, Sanwo-Olu applaud exercise; No election took place in Lagos, NWC Panel insists …Says new date for exercise to be announced soon

Lagos, Oct. 2, 2018 Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, All Progressives Congress (APC) National Leader, on Tuesday said the party members are the ones that will determine who will fly the party’s flag in the 2019 governorship election in Lagos. “Let the people’s vote decide who will be the party’s candidate in …

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