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Osinbajo, Sanwo-Olu, Ihedioha grace Paschal Dozie’s 80th birthday celebration

By Chijioke Okoronkwo Lagos, April 11, 2019 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, Governor-elect of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-Olu and Governor-elect of Imo State, Emeka Ihedioha were among the dignitaries that attended the 80th birthday of notable Nigerian, Entreprenuer, Paschal Dozie in Lagos. The birthday dinner was held on Thursday at the …

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 British police arrest WikiLeaks founder, Assange, after 7 years in Ecuador embassy

London, April 11, 2019 (Reuters/NAN) WikiLeaks founder, Julian Assange, on Thursday was arrested by British police and carried out of the Ecuadorean embassy after his South American hosts abruptly revoked his seven-year asylum. This has paved the way for his possible extradition to the U.S. An agitated, frail-looking Assange with …

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  Expect more successes, President Buhari tells Nigerians in Diaspora; Meets Abu Dhabi Crown Prince; Condemns violence in Kaduna; Orders action against cultism in Rivers

President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday in Dubai declared that the next four years of his administration will be a harvest and consolidation of successes in the three-point agenda of fixing the economy, fighting insecurity and tackling corruption. Speaking at a town hall meeting with members of the Nigerian Community in the …

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 In Dubai, President Buhari calls for safe, inclusive digital world; Meets, invites investors to come to Nigeria and prosper   

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on world leaders to come up with proposals to create a digital world that is accessible, inclusive and safe to all. In his keynote speech at the 2019 Annual Investment Meeting (AIM) in Dubai on Monday, President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, …

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Why terrorism thrives – President Buhari; Says he’s one of the world’s unhappiest leaders; Meets King of Jordan

President Muhammadu Buhari Saturday in Dead Sea, Jordan, urged world leaders to work towards narrowing gaps in social and economic opportunities for citizens as panacea to rising conflicts across the globe, attributing the Boko Haram terrorism in Nigeria to lack of inclusion. Speaking at the World Economic Forum on Middle …

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President Buhari arrives Jordan for World Economic Forum on Middle East and North Africa; In Dubai, Sunday, for Investment Summit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Amman, Jordan to honour an invitation by King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan to participate in the World Economic Forum on the Middle East and North Africa holding at the Dead Sea, Jordan. President Buhari, according to a statement by Femi Adesina, his Special …

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At last, Wike declared winner of Rivers poll; Atiku, Obi, PDP, Secondus, Okowa congratulate Gov. on victory

By Precious Akutamadu, Emmanuel Oloniruha, Ifeanyi Olannye Gov. Nyesom Wike, the Governorship Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday, won his re-election bid, having been declared winner of the March 9, election in Rivers. Spontaneous jubiliation erupted in Rivers State following the declaration, while an avalanche of congratulatory …

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Killing of Kolade Johnson by SARS unfortunate, says President Buhari; Promises prosecution of perpetrators 

  President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed regret at the recent killing of a youth, Mr. Kolade Johnson, in Lagos by the Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) operatives from the Lagos State Police Command. A statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media & Publicity),  said the President also commiserated …

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Shell pays Nigerian govt, agencies $6.397bn …pledges greater corporate transparency

Over $6.397 billion was paid to the Nigerian government and its agencies in 2018 by Shell exploration and production companies in Nigeria comprising The Shell Petroleum Development Company of Nigeria Limited (SPDC) and Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCo). The payment represents a 48 per cent increase over …

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APC  buys into Atiku campaign message on tax, VAT- Obi…..Says now is time to tell the truth.

The Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the February 23, Presidential election, Mr Peter Obi has described as gratifying, the recent warning of All Progressives Congress, APC, leader Bola Ahmad Tinubu against the increase of Value Added Tax otherwise called VAT. Obi said that Tinubu’s warning …

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I’ll leave Nigeria better than I met it – President Buhari; Politicians in cassock tried preventing us meeting Buhari – CAN President

President Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Abuja assured Christian leaders in the country of his commitment to leave Nigeria better than he met it in 2015. Receiving the leadership of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) led by Rev Dr Samson Ayokunle, the President affirmed that his administration will continue to address …

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Dignity of retired public servants who sacrificed for Nigeria will be restored – President Buhari  

President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja said the dignity of public servants, who worked tirelessly and sacrificed for the greatness of Nigeria, will be restored, assuring that the Federal Government will rev up the process of sanitizing the pensions system. Speaking at the launch of Micro Pension Plan, organized by …

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Buhari hosts APC Governors, Senators-elect to a dinner; Receives report of National Minimum Wage Committee

By Ismaila Chafe Abuja, March 25, 2019 President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday night hosted State Governors  and Senators-elect of the All Progressives Congress (APC) to a dinner at the new Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that those in attendance included the …

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At last, European Union congratulates President Buhari on re-election; Seeks increased co-operation on bilateral , international matters

The European Union has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his re-election as the President of Nigeria and expressed willingness to work with his government. According to a statement by Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), a letter dated March 22, 2019 and jointly signed by Donald …

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