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    Politics Full Memo: How Minister of Interior, Danbazau and AGF Malami Reinstated Maina - Sahara Reporters

    Sahara Reporters have posted a two-page document which is alleged to be the memo reinstating Abdulrasheed Maina. ...
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    Politics Lagos: More Headaches For President Buhari As Southern Governors Meet And Call For True Federalism

    Another day, another wahala for President Buhari. Lagos State government leading the charge by tweeting: For the first time in 12 years, Governors of the Southern States of Nigeria on Monday met in Lagos & unanimously called for true federalism. Th...
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    Politics Confusion In Government As Head Of Civil Service Denies Reinstating Maina - Channels TV

    According to Channels TV website, the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (HCSF) has denied approving the reinstatement of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina into the Federal Civil Service. Channels TV reports that the denial comes just before the presid...
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    Politics PDP: Why We Can’t Win 2019 Presidential Election – Governor Dickson

    Bayelsa State governor, Seriake Dickson, yesterday dimmed hope on the chances of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) rebounding in the 2019 presidential election. He expressed doubt that the party would emerge victorious during the forthcoming presid...
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    Politics Sule Lamido Writes PDP, Seeks Party Presidential Ticket

    Former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr Sule Lamido has written to members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, informing them of his decision to fly the party's flag in the next presidential election. Lamido in a letter to all PDP members across the co...
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    Politics Fani-Kayode Counters Buhari, 'Your Govt. Was Put In Place By Liars'

    Former minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has described President Muhammadu Buhari's government was one that was put in place by liars. The PDP chieftain's reaction is coming few hours after the President dismissed insinuations that his governme...
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    Politics Buhari Orders Immediate Sack Of Ex-pension Reform Boss, Maina

    President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered immediate disengagement of Mr Abdulrasheed Maina from service. The Presidency in a series of tweets on Monday said “the disengagement is with immediate effect”. The President also ask for full report on circu...
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    Politics Buhari Replies Jonathan, 'My Achievements Are There To See'

    President Muhammadu Buhari has denied the allegation that his government is full of lies and propaganda. This is i response to former President Goodlukck Jonathan's statement last week that the present APC government is full of lies and propaganda. ...
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    Politics Goodluck Jonathan and Yemi Osinbajo Presenting Tony Nwoye In Anambra In 2013 And 2017

    The first photo shows former PDP governorship candidate, Tonye Nwonye being presented to the electorate by former president, Good luck Jonathan, during the Anambra governorship campaign in 2013 The second photo shows same Tony Nwoye being presented...
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    Politics Jonathan 'Turns Down' Olisa Metuh's Request To Stand As His Witness

    Former President, Goodluck Jonathan may have turned down a former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party, Chief Olisa Metuh's subpoena as his defence witness. His lawyer, Dr. Onyechi Ikpeazu (SAN), told Justice Okon Abang that ...
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    Politics Buhari 'Orders' Discreet Screening of 5 Top Police Officers To Replace IGP [See NAMES]

    President Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly given final nod to sack the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris. The president is believed to have also ordered discreet screening of top police officers for his possible replacement, Independent News...
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    Politics Misau Faces Senate Committee Over Allegations Against IGP

    Senator Isah Hamman Misau, (APC Bauchi Central), will on Tuesday appear before the Senate Adhoc Committee to formally present his petition following allegations of corruption, nepotism, misuse of office illegal promotion and misappropriation of funds...
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    Politics FG Counters Senator Abaribe, Says ‘He Must Produce Nnamdi Kanu In Court'

    The Federal Government has replied to Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s application seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, describing the application as belated. The government...
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    Politics 6 Major Oil Marketers ‘Plot’ Kachikwu's Removal

    Some stakeholders in the oil sector are pushing for the removal of Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources. This is as a result of the minister’s claim that the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) awarded N25 billion contr...
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    Politics PDP Chairmanship: Makarfi Summons Aspirants To Emergency Meeting

    The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party has summoned all the chairmanship aspirants of the party to an emergency meeting. The Chairman of the National Caretaker Committee of the party, Ahmed Makarfi, called the meeting on behalf of m...
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    Politics FG Explains How Ex-Penson Reform Chair, Maina, Was Reinstated

    Nigeria’s Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has explained why the federal government reinstated a sacked civil servant despite a pending corruption trial. Premium Times had on Friday reported how controversial chairman of the defunct Presi...
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    Politics Fayose Mocks Buhari For Reabsorbing 'Wanted' Maina Into Civil Service

    Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday mocked the President Muhammadu Buhari administration for reabsorbing the wanted ex-Chairman of the defunct Presidential Task Force on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, despite being indicted for alle...
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    Politics Buhari Returns To Abuja After Attending D-8 Summit In Turkey

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday returned to Abuja after attending a four-day working visit and D-8 summit in Turkey. The president left Nigeria for Turkey after presiding over Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council meeting. While in Turkey, ...
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    Politics Anambra Election: Amaechi Endorses PDP Candidate, Obaze

    A first-Republic Minister of Aviation, Mbazulike Amaechi, has endorsed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate, Oseloka Obaze and his running mate, Chidi Onyemelukwe ahead of the November 18 poll in Anambra State. The 89 year-old ex-minister ga...
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    Politics 17 Southern Governors Meet In Lagos Tomorrow

    The 17 governors from the South-west, South-east and South-south are to meet in Lagos on Monday to discuss latest national issues forge stronger partnership. The meeting is coming after 12 years of a similar gathering. A statement by the Secretary ...
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    Politics “I’ve Never Had A Girlfriend In The Past 26 Years” – Governor Amosun Refutes Dating Corper

    Ogun State governor, Ibikunle Amosun’s alleged infidelity with a certain female corps member who delivered a set of twins for him is yet to meet its end but has had a reaction from the Nigerian politician. The governor on Friday threatened to fish o...
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    Politics Lagos PDP Caretaker Chairman, Babatunde Osolanke Slumps, Dies in Hotel

    Caretaker Committee Chairman of Lagos State chapter of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Babatunde Osolanke is dead. He was said to have slumped yesterday at Ikeja Airport Hotel, from where he was rushed to the Lagos State university Teaching H...
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    Politics 9 PDP Bigwigs Jostle For Chairmanship Slot [See NAMES]

    Bigwigs in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is now charged, with party chieftains jostling and scheming ahead of the December National Convention where the national chairman and other leaders would emerge. Here are candidates jostling for the Cha...
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    Politics Even Fayose, Fani-Kayode, Other Opposition Are Aware Of My Achievement - Buhari

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday said even the opposition is aware that his administration had degraded the Boko Haram sect. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President spoke duri...
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    Politics Aisha Buhari 'Slays' with Wives of Other D-8 Countries [SEE PHOTOS]

    Earlier today Wife of Turkish President Mrs. Emine Erdogen hosted Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari and wives of other D-8 countries. See photos: ...
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    Politics 37 Job Opportunities Open For Nigerians In UN – Amina Mohammed

    UN deputy secretary-general, Amina Mohammed has said that there are 37 career openings for young Nigerians under the United Nations bureaucracy. Amina disclosed this at a Cultural Night organised by Nigerians working at the United Nations Systems. ...
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    Politics PHOTOS: Buhari Holds Bilateral Meetings With Guinea President, Pakistan Minister

    President Muhammadu Buhari held bilateral meetings with President Alpha Conde of Guinea and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi of Pakistan in Turkey on Saturday. See photos: ...
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    Politics Shehu Sani Names Those Buhari Should Include In 'Looters List'

    The lawmaker representing Kaduna Central Senatorial District, Senator Shehu Sani, has urged the Federal Government not to limit the names of treasury looters being compiled for publication to members of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Sani,...
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    Politics Jonathan Should Seek God's Forgiveness - APC

    The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has said former President Goodluck Jonathan should beg God and Nigerians for forgiveness. The state chapter of the party said this while expressing disappointment at a statement credited ...
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    Politics VP Osinbajo's In Law, Soyode Laments About Aso Rock Life

    The father of Vice President Osinbajo’s wife, Elder Olutayo Soyode, speaking in an exclusive interview with the Punch stated that he isn’t a big fan of visiting with his daughter. According to the close associate of the Late Obafemi Awolowo, going t...
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    Politics GOMBE: Candidates Compete for Positions in APC Congress

    No less than 39 candidates have been successfully screened for just 8 positions currently vacant in the congress elections of the All Progressive Party (APC) scheduled for the 21st of October, 2017. This information was disclosed by Mallam Kasim M...
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    Politics National Secretariat, NEC Meeting to Hold - APC

    The National Caucus and the National Working Committee meetings of the All Progressive Congress (APC), will be held at the Presidential Villa and the APC National Secretariat respectively, both venues in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. This ...
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    Politics Nigeria, Turkey to Strengthen Counter Terrorism Efforts

    Relations between the Nigerian and the Turkish governments have been strengthened thanks to the agreement between President Muhammadu Buhari and President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey. During the Nigerian President's visit in Ankara, Turkey's c...
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    Politics 8 Vital Points Buhari Made at the D-8 Summit in Turkey

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday, October 20 in Istanbul, Turkey, urged D-8 leaders to prioritize incentives and measures aimed at increasing trade and investments among member countries. He also congratulated Turkey on assuming the new leadersh...
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    Politics Buhari Govt Secretly Recalls, Promotes Wanted Ex-pension Boss Sacked For 'Corruption'

    President Muhammadu Buhari administration has secretly reinstated and promoted the fugitive former chairman of the Presidential Task Team on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, into the civil service, Premium Times quoted government sources. Maina,...
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    Politics Court Sentences Kebbi Accountant-General, Dakingari, To 70 Years Imprisonment For Fraud

    Kebbi State Accountant-General, Mohammed Dakingari, has been sentenced to 70 years imprisonment for fraud. The Court of Appeal sitting in Kebbi on Friday found Dakingari guilty of N1.6bn fraud and overruled an earlier judgment of the state High Cour...
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    Politics PHOTOS: Ambode Swears In New Chief Judge of Lagos, Justice Opeyemi Oke

    Governor Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday swore in the new Chief Judge of Lagos State, Justice Opeyemi Oke, at the EXCO Chamber, Lagos House, Ikeja. See photos: ...
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    Politics PHOTOS: Buhari Participates At D-8 Summit In Turkey

    President Muhammadu Buhari participated at the ninth D-8 Summit at the International Convention and Summit Centre in Istanbul, Turkey, today. See photos: ...
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    Politics President Buhari Congratulates Alex Ekwueme at 85

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday congratulated former Vice President Alex Ekwueme who turns 85 years on Saturday. In a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President said he joined all former leaders of ...
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    Politics Osinbajo Storms Anambra For Tony Nwoye Guber Campaign

    Vice President Osinbajo is in Onitsha for the flag-off of All Progressives Congress Anambra gubernatorial campaign of Dr. Tony Nwoye....
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    Politics FG Releases N3.5bn For Vaccination Programme

    The National Economic Council, NEC, on Thursday announced that the sum of N3.5 billion has been released for vaccination programme against communicable diseases. The government also said that vaccination campaign for measles in the 17 states in the ...
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    Politics Lagos Assembly Makes Yoruba Language Compulsory In Schools

    The Lagos State House of Assembly has passed a bill making the teaching of Yoruba language compulsory in schools in the state. The bill was passed into law on Thursday after it successfully scaled through the third reading on the floor of the House....
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    Politics Why Buhari Govt Is Difference From Yours – Presidency Slams Jonathan

    Presidency says the difference between President Muhammadu Buhari and former President Goodluck Jonathan is trust. Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, said this in response to Jonathan’s comments on the reaction of Nigerians to th...
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    Politics 2019 Election In Top Gear As Lamido Visits Abdulsalami

    The race for 2019 Presidential election is in top gear as former Jigawa State governor, Alhaji Sule Lamido, Thursday, met with former military Head of state, General Abdulsalami Abubakar (rtd). The meeting was part of his consultative meeting with f...
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    Politics FG Has Humiliated Saraki, Battling Atiku, Now After Tinubu - Fani-Kayode

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode has claimed that the President Muhammaud Buhari-led federal government is after the leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu. The PDP chieftain said the NBC has shut down Radio continental, o...
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    Politics Senate Move To Probe Buhari's Bailout Funds To State Governors

    The Nigerian Senate on Thursday said that it would probe how the Paris Club refunds and other bailout funds given to state governors by President Muhammadu Buhari were approved. The decision by the apex legislative chamber to investigate the funds w...
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    Politics ‎Why Buhari Must Borrow Responsibly – Shehu Sani

    The Chairman, Senate Committee on Local and Foreign Debts, Sen. Shehu Sani, says if President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government must borrow, it must borrow responsibly. Sani gave the advice in a meeting with the Ministers of Transportation; Fi...
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    Politics Atiku Reacts To Payment Of Pension To Pardoned Biafra Police Officers

    Former vice-president of Nigeria, Atiku Abubakar, has reacted the the approval of payment of pension to police personel who served under the defunct Biafran police during the civil war by President Buhari. Atiku, writing on his Twitter page, said B...
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    Politics Anambra Election: INEC To Provide Albinos With Magnifying Goggles

    The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof Mahmood Yakubu, has said that the commission has provided magnifying goggles for polling units to enable people living with albinism to recognise political parties’ logos in t...
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    Politics Crisis Hits APC As 17 Governors Plot Oyegun's Fall [See Names]

    The All Progressives Congress (APC) is facing a crisis, with 17 Governors plotting to remove John Odigie-Oyegun as the National Chairman. The Governors are reportedly angry, that Oyegun has been running the party with only seven of their colleagues....
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    Politics Witness Reveals How N1.4bn Was Spent On 'Prayers' Under Goodluck Jonathan

    An Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) witness, Michael Adariku on Thursday told an Abuja High Court how N1.4 billion security vote from the office of the National Security Adviser (ONSA) was diverted. Adariku, an officer of EFCC, made t...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate to Rename 7 Colleges of Education [See LIST]

    The Senate has commenced the process to rename seven colleges of education to align the location of the institutions affected by boundary adjustment as a result of state creation. The process to rename the institutions is coming more than 20 years a...
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    Politics EFCC Files Suit To Takeover Patience Jonathan's Abuja Properties

    Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday, filed an application before an Abuja Federal High Court seeking to take over assets belonging to Ariwabai Aruera Reachout Foundation owned by wife of former President Goodluck Jonathan, Pat...
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    Politics APC Has Done Nothing Since Buhari Became President - Jonathan

    Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday lashed out at the All Progressives Congress, ‎APC led administration for running a government of lies and propaganda. Speaking in Abuja yesterday while receiving in audience with one of the contenders ...
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    Politics Ekiti Assembly Wants to Jail EFCC Chairman Ibrahim Magu

    The Ekiti State House of Assembly has dropped hints on sending the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu to jail over the "illegal arrest" of two officials of the state. EFCC had arrested the state’s Fi...
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    Politics Nigeria: Ex Minister Saidu Isa Is Dead

    The Kwara state government has announced the death of Saidu Isa, a former Minister of State for Foreign Affairs. Kwara State Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, described his death as a big loss to the state and the country as a whole. In a statement issue...
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    Politics I Was Disturbed By ISIS’ Support for Boko Haram - Buhari Admits

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday admitted that he was disturbed and surprised by the claim made by members of Boko Haram sect about the support they have been receiving from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. He however said he was happy tha...
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    Politics Governor Okowa Proposes N298.078Bn For 2018

    Delta state governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa on Friday present a fiscal proposal of N298.078 billion he tagged a budget of hope and economic consolidation for the services of Delta State Government in 2018. The 2018 budget proposal shows an increase ...
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    Politics Jimi Agbaje Visits Fayose, Joins PDP Chairmanship Race

    Lagos State Governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2015 election, Jimi Agbaje has joined the party's National Chairmanship race. Declaring his interest for the position when he visited the Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele F...
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    Politics Osinbajo, Saraki, APC Governors To Flag-off APC Guber Campaign In Anambra

    The Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo, the Senate President of Nigeria, Senator Bukola Saraki, and governors elected under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are expected to storm Awka, the Anambra State capital, today for the offi...
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    Politics Governor Wike's Good Works Make 1,500 APC Members Defect to PDP in Rivers

    Governor Nyesom Wike's good work in River state has made more than 1,500 members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, decamped to the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in the state. The defectors were led by the Chairman of Rivers state Road Transpor...
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    Politics ‎Gbenga Daniel Formally Joins PDP Chairmanship Race

    The return of zoning formula by the interim leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has been described as one of the key factors that will help stabilize the opposition party ahead of its elective convention in December. Former governor of ...
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    Politics Buhari Visits Historic Mausoleum, Lauds Relations Between Nigeria, Turkey

    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 Erdogan at the Presidential Palace. The President’s Senior Sp...
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    Politics Buhari Finally Directs MDAs To Compile Names of Looters for Publication

    President Muhammadu Buhari has directed relevant ministries, departments and agencies to compile documents on names of public officials from whom funds has been recovered so far. The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) quoted th...
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    Politics Buhari Congratulates Akinwunmi Adesina on World Food Prize

    President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina, who is the President of the African Development Bank (AfDB),will today be...
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    Politics 2019 Elections: Why We Will Not Support Young People - APC

    The Publicity Secretary of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Lagos State Chapter, Joe Igbokwe has given reasons the party at national level, cannot support young persons seeking to be Nigeria’s president. The APC chieftain, who doubles as Chairman ...
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    Politics Akpabio Reveals That Top APC Members Are Set To Join PDP

    Senate Minority Leader, Senator Godswill Akpabio has revealed that a number of stalwarts of other political parties were on their way to the main opposition party in droves. He stated after the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Senate Caucus met behind...
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    Politics Buhari Orders NNPC To Stimulate Economic Growth Through Gas Supply

    The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, said it has been mandated by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government to make meaningful efforts in stimulating the country’s economic growth and development. This is even as...
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    Politics PHOTOS: Buhari, Erdogan Discusses Defence, Security, Others At Presidential Palace, Ankara

    President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan of Turkey at the Presidential Palace in Ankara. The two leaders discuss defence and security cooperation, migration issues, among others. See photos: ...
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    Politics South-west Governors Shun Meeting With Oyegun

    Governors from he South west region on Wednesday shunned meeting with the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), led by Chief John Odigie-Oyegun. The meeting was slated for the ruling party governors and the leadership of the Nati...
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    Politics NNPC: What Osinbajo Discussed With Baru and I At Statehouse Yesterday – Kachikwu

    The Federal Government would continue with the development of the .5billion Zabazaba Deepwater Oil Field despite several litigation, Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu said this formed part of the discussion at the Statehou...
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    Politics Court Releases Atiku’s Son, Aminu

    The Magistrate Court Sitting at the Tinubu area of Lagos Island has released Aminu Abubakar, son of former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, Channels Television reports. Aminu was later released on Wednesday hours after he was remanded in custody for ...
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    Politics PDP Replies Obasanjo: Either You Join Us Or Not, Party Will Not Die

    The Peoples Democratic Party has said thatthe party will not die either the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to return as its member or not. The party said it would respect the decision of the former President, but added that whether he returned o...
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    Politics Buhari's 2018 Budget Increases By 15% to N8.59 Trillion

    President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed the sum of N8.595 trillion for the 2018 budget, which represents about 15 per cent increase from this year’s N7.44trn budget, according to the details of the 2018-2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) a...
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    Politics APC Hails Rochas Okorocha for Bringing Jacob Zuma to Imo State

    The National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress, John Odigie-Oyegun has hailed Imo state's governor Rochas Okorocha for bringing in investments into his state. At a meeting of its National Working Committee NWC with its 24 state governors and...
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    Politics Gov Okorocha: I Owe Nobody an Apology For Giving Jacob Zuma an Erection

    Governor Rochas Okorocha has stated that he isn't sorry for erecting a statue of South Africa's President, Jacob Zuma, in Imo state. A statement by his Chief Press Secretary, Sam Onwuemeodo, said: “The PDP for the 12 years they held sway never att...
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    Politics APC Speaks About Its 2019 Presidential Candidate

    The All Progressive Congress, APC, has stated that it will consult its constitution in determine its flag-bearer in the 2019 presidential elections. This is according to Bauchi state's Governor Mohammed Abubakar. He spoke after an expanded meeting ...
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    Politics President Buhari and Aisha Land in Turkey [PHOTOS]

    President Muhammadu Buhari and his wife, Aisha, have arrived in Turkey. They were received by Turkish officials at the Esenboğa International Airport, Ankara. ...
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    Politics PDP to Obasanjo- We Won't Die If You Don't Return to Us

    Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Tuesday reiterated that he won't be joining the Peoples Democratic Party again. This was after a meeting with the chairman of the party Ahmed Makarfi. “I have told the chairman that I was in the PDP b...
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    Politics Atiku's Son, Aminu, Remanded In Transit Cell

    A magistrate Court Sitting in the Tinubu area of Lagos on Wednesday ordered the remand of Aminu Abubakar, the son of a former Vice President, Abubakar Atiku. Magistrate Kikelomo Ayeye ordered the remand for an alleged disobedience of a court order d...
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    Politics Jonathan, Babangida In Closed-door meeting in Minna

    Former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan, on Wednesday, arrived Minna, Niger State Capital, where he held a closed-door meeting with former military President General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida at his uphill residence. Jonathan according to a source...
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    Politics David Mark Finally Speaks, Sponsors A Bill For The First Time In 2 years

    Former Senate President, Senator David Mark representing Benue South senatorial district finally sponsored a bill for the first time in two years as a floor member at the eighth National Assembly. This is also the first time, the PDP and Benue south...
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    Politics Gov Okorocha Blames PDP For Jacob Zuma Controversy

    Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of not building the image of the state, as well as looting public treasury. The accusation comes days after he unveiled a huge statue in hounour of South African Pr...
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    Politics Goodluck Jonathan Reveals What PDP Must Do To Win The 2019 Presidential Elections

    Ex- President Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday said that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) must win the 2019 presidential election if they make the right choice of candidates for the party’s national working committee (NWC) at the December convention newsm...
  86. RemmyAlex

    Politics 5 Things President Buhari Will Do In Turkey

    The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has left the country to Istanbul, Turkey where he will be participating in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. According to a statement issued on Tuesday by the Special Adviser to ...
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    Politics President Buhari Jets Out To Turkey For D-8 Summit

    The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has left the country to Istanbul, Turkey where he will be participating in the ninth Summit of the Developing 8 (D-8) on Friday, October 20, 2017. The President left the country on Wednesday after presiding over the ...
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    Politics Buhari Presides Over FEC Meeting, Set To Leave For Turkey

    President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the weekly federal executive council meeting at the Presidential villa, Abuja. The President is expected to leave the country after the meeting and return to the country over the weekend. ...
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    Politics $25Bn NNPC Contract: ‎Osinbajo Has Joined League Of Monumental Liars – Fani-Kayode

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi Fani-Kayode had described the assertion by the vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo that not billion is missing from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation arising from Dr. Ibe Kachikwu's letter. Fani-Kayode ...
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    Politics Nigerian Senate Under Pressure to Drop $25b NNPC Contracts Probe

    The Senate has postponed the commencement of its planned investigation into the alleged award of billion worth of contracts in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). Following the allegation of abuse of due process made by the Minis...
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    Politics Political Group Slams Gov Fayose For Allegedly Diverting Pension Funds

    Ekiti State Conference of Nigeria Political Parties (CNPP) has slammed Governor Ayo Fayose of the state for allegedly diverting funds meant to pay pensioners and workers in the state. Reacting to a report by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commiss...
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    Politics Gov Wike Speaks On Plans On Becoming Vice President In 2019

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has reacted to emergence of posters in Abuja, which insinuated he is bidding for the vice president position in the 2019 presidential poll. The governor urged Nigerians to disregard the posters which he desc...
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    Politics 2019 Election: No Other Credible Candidate Apart From Buhari - Ortom

    Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom says apart from President Muhammadu Buhari, there is no credible presidential candidate that has the capacity to take Nigeria out of her present situation in 2019. Addressing State House reporters yesterday after m...
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    Politics Why Nigeria Needs PDP to be as Strong as APC - Obasanjo

    Nigeria's former President Olusegun Obasanjo has reiterated that good governor in Nigeria is hinged on a strong opposition party. This way the party in power will not get away with impunity, he said. “I have said that publicly before and I will say...
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    Politics Paris Loan Refund: Pay Us The Rest Of The Money, Govs Tell Buhari

    Nigerian governors have asked the federal government to pay them the rest of the funds from the Paris Club loan refund. Led by chairman of the Nigeria Governors Forum, NGF, and governor of Zamfara state, Abdulaziz Yari, the governors asked President...
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