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    Politics Senegal's President, Mackay Calls Buhari His Senior Brother, Lauds Him On Gambia Impasse

    President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country. Former President Yahya Jammeh had baulked at handing over power ...
  3. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari's Gov't Has Nothing Than To Kill, Steal and Destroy – Fani-Kayode

    Former Minister of Aviation, Femi-Fani-Kayode described President Muhammadu Buhari's government as weak, incompetent, sectional and bloodthirsty. The former Minister and Chieftain of the opposition party, PDP in a post on his facebook wall, Saturday...
  4. Oluogunjobi

    Politics [Video] I Graduated From Harvard University - Dino Melaye

    The ongoing feud between Nigerian Senator, Dino Melaye and online news mediun, Sahara Reporters is far from being over yet. The news medium had claimed that the controversial lawmaker did not graduate from the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria. And also...
  5. kemi

    Politics Copy of Melaye’s ABU Statement of Result Surfaces With Different Name [PHOTO]

    The statement of result, dated February 3, 2000; was signed by B.B. Mshelthlila and issued by the academic unit within the Office of the Registrar of Ahmadu Bello University (ABU), Zaria. The alleged statement of result reads: “This is to certify th...
  6. RemmyAlex

    Politics Buhari Declares War Against Tuberculosis

    President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government on Friday said it declared total war against the scourge of tuberculosis (TB) in the country. The Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, made this known at the launch of a laboratory for tuberculos...
  7. RemmyAlex

    Politics Osinbajo Announces FG Plan To Include Abia In Amnesty Programme

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has announced that the Federal Government will take urgent measures to include Abia in the amnesty programme designed for oil-producing areas. Osinbajo made the promise on Friday in Umuahia during a town hall meeting wit...
  8. kemi

    Politics SaharaReporters Publishes Melaye’s WAEC Result, Proves He Had Only 3 Credits [PHOTOS]

    SaharaReporters has obtained Senator Dino Melaye’s West African Examination Council (WAEC) result sheets which it described as a pointer that the embattled senator was a dismal student who earned only three credits. The result sheet for the senat...
  9. kemi

    Politics No Solution To PDP Crisis Yet – Makarfi Clarifies Peace Deal With Sheriff

    Senator Ahmed Makarfi has clarified the deal he entered with the National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ali Modu Sheriff. Prince Dayo Adeyeye, spokesman for the Makarfi faction, in a statement said that the only area of ...
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    Politics Certificate Scandal: Melaye Petitions IGP, Says SaharaReporters Publisher Must Go To Jail

    Senator Dino Melaye has vowed that the Publisher of Sahara Reporters, Omoyele Sowore, would go to jail for an alleged crime of cyber-stalling against his person. He stated this on his Twitter handle (@dino_melaye) while sharing a copy of a petiti...
  11. kemi

    Politics Jonathan's Portrait Dumped in Trash Site Behind Gov. Wike’s Lodge [PHOTOS]

    Facebook user, Malam Mustapha Yamusa Rigasa shared some photos of former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan’s portrait dumped in refuse site. He shared the photos with the caption below: “Corridors of no power. “The veteran Facebook journalist ...
  12. Lequte

    Politics President Buhari to Visit Sambisa Forest- Nigeria Army

    The Nigerian army has announced that President Muhammadu Buhari will soon visit Sambisa Forest, the former enclave of Boko Haram terrorists, to declare open the Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship, NASAC 2017. The Chief of Training and Operations,...
  13. Lequte

    Politics I Did Not Award N1.3bn Contract From My Office- SGF Lawal Denies Viral Reports

    Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal, has denied reports that he awarded some contracts from his office. “The attention of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation has been drawn to the front page screaming headlin...
  14. Oluogunjobi

    Politics Dino Melaye's Certificate Scandal And This Week's Nigeria Top News Links [24 March, 2017]

    Dino Melaye was in the news this week over a university certificate scandal. The outspoken, controversial lawmaker was alleged not to have graduated from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria by an online medium, Sahara Reporters. The Nigerian economy is a...
  15. Lequte

    Politics Fayose Scolds Buhari - You Gave Your Appointees Too Much Power

    Ekiti state governor, Ayodele Fayose, in a statement on Friday scolded President Muhammadu Buhari for giving his political appointees too much power such that they behave as presidents. “Governance has been reduced to a theatre of the absurd," he ...
  16. Jules

    Politics Osinbajo Receives Traditional Title In Abia State

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who is currently on a working visit to Abia state has been honoured with a chieftaincy title. Osinabjo was given the as the 'Enyioha 1' by Abia traditional rulers. ...
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    Politics Buhari Writes Theresa May, Thanks UK for Helping Nigeria Beat Boko Haram

    Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed gratitude to the British Government for its support in the fight against Boko Haram millitants. A statement by Presidential Spokesman Femi Adesina said Buhari thanked the UK government "for the ve...
  18. Oluogunjobi

    Politics Vacation: Where Did Adamawa Governor, Jibrilla Travel To?

    Adamawa state governor, Muhammed Jibrilla transmitted a letter to the State's House of Assembly, intimating it of his intention to proceed on two weeks vocation, effective from March 20, 2017. Soon after the approval by the legislature, he handed ove...
  19. Jules

    Politics Osinbajo, El-Rufai Hold Private Meeting At Kaduna Airforce Base

    Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo and Kaduna state governor, Nasir El-Rufai today held a brief meeting at the Airforce Base Kaduna. The Kaduna state Government announced the meeting via social network but is yet to disclose what was discussed....
  20. Jules

    Politics Melaye Certificate Scandal: Let All Political Office Holders Show Their Certificates

    Former Presidential Aide, Reno Omokri in a Facebook said if Senator Dino Melaye is forced to produce his certificate, other political office holders should do same. Omokri wrote, "I wish the efforts by Dino Melaye's enemies in the APC to verify ...
  21. Jules

    Politics 20 Workers Escape Death As House Belonging To Enugu Speaker Collapses

    A building believed to be owned by the Speaker of the Enugu State House of Assembly, Edward Ubosi, collapsed last Thursday. According to THIS DAY, about 20 construction workers escaped death when the two-storey building which was still under con...

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