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President Buhari thanks Swiss govt for returning stolen funds; Signs peace agreement, MoU on 2019 elections   

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Abuja said the Nigerian government remains deeply grateful to the government and people of Switzerland for their support in resuscitating the economy, especially the return of stolen funds. Receiving Letters of Credence from the Ambassador of Switzerland to Nigeria, Mr George Steiner, at the Presidential …

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‘Nigeria in a keg of gunpowder’, Secondus warns Magu …..Says Atiku, Obi, Secondus, Saraki , Dogara are listed for arrest.

 The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Prince Uche Secondus has come hard on the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu saying that the  country could explode any moment if he continues with his impunity. “The country is in a keg of a gunpowder …

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 President Buhari constitutes committee on autonomy of state legislatures, judiciary;    Applauds over $21 billion savings on food import;  Participates in African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit  

  President Muhammadu Buhari has constituted a Presidential Implementation Committee on Autonomy of State Legislature and State Judiciary in accordance with the 4th Alteration to the 1999 Constitution. The purpose of the committee, according to a statement by Femi Adesina,  Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), is to …

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PDP condemns freezing of Peter Obi’s accounts …Laments harassment of family members

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Presidential Campaign Organization (PPCO) has condemned in strong terms, the freezing of all accounts belonging to the party’s Vice presidential candidate and former Governor of Anambra state, Mr. Peter Obi, wife, his family members and their businesses by agencies of the Muhammadu Buhari administration. The …

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Back in Abuja from Poland, President Buhari says: I respect feelings of Nigerians; Receives Letters Ambassadors of France, Finland, Czech Republic

President Muhammadu Buhari, who returned to Abuja from Poland where he attended the United Nations Climate Change Summit on Wednesday, said on Thursday in Abuja that he understands the yearnings of Nigerians and strongly believes in the collective dream for a greater country, assuring that all will be done to …

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Buhari visits Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, pays tribute to holocaust victims; Calls for calm in troubled Cross River State   

President Muhammadu Buhari, in Poland for the United Nations’ Summit on Climate Change has visited  Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum, where  he paid tribute to holocaust victims. He has, also from Poland, expressed concern over reports of violence in four communities in Biase Local Government Area of Cross River State resulting …

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Massive crowd at PDP presidential campaign flag off in Sokoto (See pictures); Atiku will transform Nigeria, says Tambuwal, others

Danjuma James, Sokoto Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State and North West Coordinator of the Atiku /Obi 2019 presidential campaign has  called on Nigerians to vote for Alhaji Atiku Abubakar as president of Nigeria in next year’s election to ensure the transformation of the country, especially in the areas …

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Buhari at UN Summit in Poland, says ‘No country can confront climate change alone;’ Holds bi-lateral meetings  

President Muhammadu Buhari, Monday in Katowice, Poland, said no country can confront climate change alone, urging UN-member countries to rededicate themselves to the task of rebuilding and restoring a healthy environment for future generations. In an address to the opening session of United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP24), President Buhari …

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President Buhari lauds Nigeria –Ireland relations; To attend Climate Change Conference in Poland

President Muhammadu Buhari departs Abuja Saturday for Katowice, Poland, to attend the 24th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP24) under the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) December 2-4, 2018. The COP24 Summit, which will be held at the International Conference Centre (MCK) and the adjacent Spodek …

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Boko Haram plans to attack Abuja – FCT Security Chief; Army confirms insurgents use drone, foreign fighters

The Director, Security Services, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, Abuja, Nigeria, Mohammed M. Mohammed has warned that Boko Haram insurgents are planning to attack the Federal Capital, Abuja, Nigeria. This is as the Nigerian Army has formally confirmed that  the insurgents have resorted to the use of drones and foreign …

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Security operatives rescue American abducted in Lagos …Suspect raped victim, seized Int’l Passport, Credit Cards …I didn’t rape her, she asked me for sex, suspect claims

 The Department of State Security (DSS) on Monday rescued an American citizen, Tawanda Lynn Jackson who was held hostage by one Mathew Adedoyin, her acquaintance whom she had met on social media.  Parading the prime suspect and his accomplice at the DSS Lagos Command, Director of the Command, Mrs. Betty …

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Nigeria will prevail over Boko Haram, President Buhari assures as Army releases 154 ex-insurgents into society 

  President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military personnel in Metele village of Borno State by Boko Haram terrorists, assuring at the same time that immediate measures are being taken to ensure that the loopholes which led to the fatalities are blocked once and for …

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Corrupt leaders will not escape jail eventually – President Buhari; Receives in audience Sam Nda-Isaiah   

  President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja said leaders who undermine the economy by denying workers their benefits, while stuffing personal accounts with public funds will not escape the current anti-corruption dragnet. Receiving All Progressives Congress (APC) delegation from Benue State, led by Sen. George Akume, President Buhari, according to …

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Jonathan’s phone call to Buhari conferred legitimacy on Nigeria’s political process- Speaker Dogara…Says former president resisted temptation to take a seat among African demagogues, narcissists

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara has said that the decision of former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat after the 2015 presidential election was responsible for bringing Nigeria’s democracy to maturity. Dogara who said this in his remarks at the launching of the book “My Transition …

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Monetisation: How Sullivan Chime gave out Enugu State govt property; ICPC orders recovery of 9 of the houses; Keeps mum on former GOC’s

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Offences Commission (ICPC) has ordered the Enugu State government to recover nine properties allocated to non-public servants of the state during the Sullivan Chime administration. The individuals and private companies were allocated choice properties at the Government Reserved Area (GRA) by the then Chime …

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President Buhari lauds Nigeria-India relations;  Attends Nigerian Airforce Air Power Seminar

The relationship between Nigeria and India is a worthy one, and mutually beneficial, President Muhammadu Buhari has said. Receiving the outgoing Indian High Commissioner to Nigeria, His Excellency B.N Reddy, at a farewell audience in State House Monday, the President, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special Adviser …

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