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Presidency tells Nigerians to be wary of PDP’s lies as Gov. Amosun’s party, APM, adopts Buhari as its presidential candidate

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, Dec. 26, 2018 The Presidency has advised  Nigerians to be wary  about what comes out from the opposition, especially the  Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, so as not to be  misled into voting for a party that sees nothing wrong with corruption. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior …

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CBN announces truce with MTN

Abuja, Dec 24 , 2018 The Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, has announced the resolution of its dispute with MTN Communications Limited, saying the company will now atone only for the illegal remittances on preference shares issued in 2008. CBN’s spokesman and director of corporate communications, Isaac Okorafor, announced the …

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2019: How we’ll fix economy if voted into power — Peter Obi • Says Nigeria won’t survive another 4 years of Buhari

Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Mr. Peter Obi, at the weekend gave an idea of how he and the party’s Presidential Candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, would fix the country’s economy if voted into power by Nigerians during the February 2019 election. Obi, who was fielding questions …

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Corruption scandal: CAN VP bombs President, says ‘refund Buhari’s N25 million’ ***Gov Ortom’s N4 million, others given by Nyesom Wike, Udom Emmanuel ***It’s being handled by higher authorities in CAN, says Ayokunle’s Aide 

  The internal crises rocking the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) over alleged stealing of money by its President, Rev. Dr. Sampson Olasupo Ayokunle,  thickened on Sunday with its Vice President, Prof. Joseph Otubu, challenging him to give account of the funds to save the church from ridicule. Specifically, Otubu, University …

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 President Buhari warns Police against torture, extra-judicial killings; Commissions new Abuja Airport Terminal Building  

    President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Wudil, Kano State, warned the police to desist from acts which tend to bring the community in conflict with them. The President said unprofessional conducts such as illegal detentions, extrajudicial killings, torture and violation of fundamental human rights were unacceptable and must be …

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Air Chief Marshal Badeh killed by gunmen along Abuja-Keffi Road (See pictures)

Nigeria’s former Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, Air Chief Marshal Alex Sabundu Badeh, has been shot dead by gunmen. A statement to that effect by ‪Ibikunle Daramola,  Air Commodore, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, said that Badeh died Tuesday December 18, 2018, ” from gunshot wounds sustained …

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Free, fair polls: I’ll give my opponents opportunities I didn’t have, President Buhari tells US delegation; Celebrates birthday; Travels to Niger Tuesday  

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again promised a level playing field for all contestants into political offices in next year’s elections. Receiving a delegation at State House, Abuja, on Monday from International Republican and National Democratic Institute, United States of America, the President, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special …

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President Buhari attends Lake Chad Basin Commission summit says ‘It’s fight to finish; We must wipe out Boko Haram

ADDRESS BY H. E. MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, AT THE EXTRA-ORDINARY SUMMIT OF HEADS OF STATE AND GOVERNMENT OF THE LAKE CHAD BASIN COMMISSION AND BENIN, ABUJA, 15TH DECEMBER, 2018 Ø Your Excellency, PATRICE TALON, President of the Republic of Benin; Ø Your Excellency, PAUL …

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President Buhari meets 36 States’ Governors; Leaders of oil & gas producing host communities; as pensioners hail pension scheme administration as best in 14 years

Retirees, under the aegis of Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Contributory Pension Scheme Sector (NUPCPS), have written to President Muhammadu Buhari, applauding his administration as the best they have seen in 14 years of the pension scheme. This is as the President, Friday received in audience the 36 states’ governors to …

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It’s mandatory for Nigeria to assist ECOWAS, President Buhari tells Speaker; Receives NUPENG EXCO, says oil sector reforms cannot be rushed 

“With my double caps of being President of Nigeria, and Chairman of ECOWAS, it is mandatory for Nigeria to assist the sub-regional body.” That was the declaration from President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday as he hosted a team led by Speaker, ECOWAS Parliament, Rt. Honourable Moustapha Cisse Lo, at State House, …

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Obasanjo is confused; No one takes him seriously -Presidential spokesperson; Buhari presides over FEC meeting

The Presidency has dismissed the recent utterances of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, as a sign of confusion not worthy of attention. This is as President Muhammadu Buhari, Wednesday, presided over the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in the State House Abuja. Speaking to journalists in Abuja same Wednesday, presidential spokesperson, …

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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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