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Maina, `monster’ left behind to frustrate Buhari’s anti corruption fight – Presidency

By Ismaila Chafe A presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu has described Abdulrasheed Maina as “one of the monsters’’ and mess left behind by the previous administration to frustrate the ongoing fight against corruption by the current government. Shehu, who is the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and …

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Nigeria, Pakistan Joint Commision to be revamaped – President Buhari; Urges African leaders to speak with one voice to drive development agenda

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in Istanbul said the Nigeria-Pakistan Joint Commission will be revamped as a veritable platform to strengthen economic and trade relations between both countries. President Buhari, a statement by Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant (Media & Publicity) said, gave the assurance at a bilateral meeting …

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12 years after, Southern Governors meet in Lagos on Monday …Fiscal federalism, devolution of powers top agenda

Twelve years after their last gathering, Governors from the Southern part of Nigeria will on Monday converge in Lagos to deliberate on how to forge stronger ties for the three geo-political zones. In a statement signed by the Secretary to the Lagos State Government (SSG), Mr Tunji Bello, the meeting which …

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Nigeria, Turkey agree to strengthen security cooperation to counter terrorism; President Buhari visits Parliament, salutes ‘constructive media coverage’ of failed coup in Turkey

  President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan have agreed, after talks, on Thursday in Ankara to strengthen cooperation between the security agencies of both countries to counter terrorism. Speaking at a joint press conference after a tete-a-tete with his host, President Buhari, a statement by Garba Shehu, his …

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President Buhari arrives Ankara Presidential Palace; Visits mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before meeting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan at the Presidential Palace. Accompanied by Nigeria’s Ambassador to Turkey, Iliyasu Paragalda and other senior government officials, a statement by …

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President Buhari to attend D-8 Summit in Istanbul; Pledges support for development of Niger Delta; Signs University of Petroleum Resources bill

President Muhammadu Buhari will Wednesday depart for Istanbul, Turkey to participate in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. Prior to the D-8 Summit, President Buhari, at the invitation of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey, will participate in an official working visit to …

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Africa’s prosperity:Osibajo, Obasanjo, Mbeki, Dangote, task AfroChampions on job creation

For Africa to attain its desired goal in real growth and development, prominent African leaders and top entrepreneurs across the continent have decided to work effectively together towards integrating their economies to enable free trade among its members. Specifically,Vice-President of Nigeria, Professor Yemi Osibajo,  former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, former President …

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President Buhari to President Xi Jinping of China: I’m happy at relations between our countries

  President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed delight at the mutually beneficial cooperation that exists between Nigeria and China. In a letter of felicitation with His Excellency, President Xi Jinping of the People’s Republic of China, on the occasion of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), …

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President Buhari receives Letter of Credence from Egypt, Republic of Benin and Mexico

President Muhammadu Buhari has, on Thursday, October 12, 2017, received Letters of Credence from H.E. Mr Asteem Muhammed Hanafi Mahmud Elseify, Ambassador designate of Arab Republic of Egypt to Nigeria, H.E. Mrs Paulette Adjovi Yekpe, Ambassador designate of Republic of Benin to Nigeria and H.E. Mr Alejandro Garcia Moreno Elizando, …

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