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  1. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Garba Shehu Scores Buhari Administration 98% On Boko Haram – Sahara Reporters

    Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, has said that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has scored 98% in tackling the Boko Haram Insurgency. He made the comment while speaking at AIT’s flagship programme Kakaaki on Monday. Responding to...
  2. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘The President Has Lost It’ — Sowore Blasts Buhari Over ‘IG Is Losing Weight’ Comment – Sahara Reporters

    Omoyele Sowore, human rights activist and pro-democracy campaigner, has blasted President Muhammadu Buhari for his comments on the recent spike in insecurity and kidnappings all over the country upon arrival from London. When asked on Sunday if a different approach would be employed to combat...
  3. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Police Detain Senator Ademola Adeleke – Sahara Reporters

    The Police have detained Ademola Adeleke, candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the Osun State governorship election, after honouring an their invitation at the Force Headquarters, Abuja. The detention of Adeleke, the senator representing Osun West at the National Assembly, has...
  4. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Fashola Names One ‘Corrupt’ Power Sector Contractor – Sahara Reporters

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) says Babatunde Fashola (SAN), Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has released documents from some of the ministry’s agencies providing some level of details regarding the names of contractors that allegedly collected money for...
  5. Nigeria Business News

    Business Chaos At Airports As Air Peace Postpones Multiple Kano-Related Flights Without Any Explanation To Passengers – Sahara Reporters

    The inadequate equipment by Nigerian airlines is having untold effect on air travellers in the country, as many of them are stranded nationwide.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get more: Nigeria Business News
  6. Nigeria Political News

    Politics EXCLUSIVE: Buhari May Extend ‘Private Visit’ To London For Health Reasons – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari may not return to the country on Sunday May 5 as scheduled due to health complications. Inside sources in the Presidency who spoke with SaharaReporters said there.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
  7. Nigeria Political News

    Politics ‘Your Absence Has Emboldened Kidnappers, Bandits’ — PDP Tells Buhari To End Private UK Visit Immediately – Sahara Reporters

    President Muhammadu Buhari has been asked to end his "private visit" to the United Kingdom and face the plummeting state of affairs in the country, especially security.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
  8. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro IPOB Declares Sit-At-Home Order For Its Fallen Heroes A Day After Buhari’s Swearing-In Ceremony – Sahara Reporters

    The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) has declared May 30 as sit-at-home day throughout Biafraland and Nigeria in remembrance of its fallen heroes and heroines. The group urged religious institutions across the country to offer special prayers the night before the day for Biafran heroes...
  9. Nigeria Political News

    Politics I’ll Fulfill My Promise On Addressing Insecurity, Buhari Assures Nigerians –

    President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration would not relent until Boko Haram terrorism and the security crises in parts of the country were eradicated. The President stated this on Monday at the 55th Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Day Celebration in Abuja. Represented...
  10. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Boko Haram Members Straight Out Of Sambisa ‘Kill 26’ At Adamawa Village – Sahara Reporters

    At least 26 innocent citizens were killed in a raid on Kudakaya Village, Madagali Local Government Area on Monday evening by Boko Haram who came from Sambisa, local vigilantes have confirmed..... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
  11. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Police Explain How Gunmen Kidnapped UBEC Chairman, Daughter… Killed One, Injured Two – Sahara Reporters

    The Kaduna State Command of the Nigeria Police Force has given details of how the Chairman Board Universal Basic Education Commissions (UBEC), Muhammed Mahmood and... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Metro News
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    Metro Dickson Set To Decline Assent To Bill Approving Monthly Life Pension For Bayelsa Lawmakers – Sahara Reporters

    Seriake Dickson, Governor of Bayelsa State, is set to decline assent to a bill seeking life Pension for members of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly, which was forwarded to him after passage by the legislture.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria...
  13. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Buhari’s $500,000 Father-Christmas Gift To Guinea Bissau Could Provide 50 Classrooms In Kano By Fredrick Nwabufo – Sahara Reporters

    It is said: “It is better to give than to receive.” But I think, some giving(s) do not come from the quarters of charity, sacrifice, wisdom or chivalry, but from a place of deep insecurity and delusion of grandeur. When the purpose of giving is to “maintain an appearance”, then that is...
  14. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro World’s Oldest Monarch Dies In Kogi At 116 — After 36 Years On The Throne – Sahara Reporters

    Chief Jeremiah Akaava, the Obobanyi of Ohionwa in Ihima, Okehi Local Government of Kogi State, has died at the age of 116. He is reputed to be the oldest monarch in the world. A statement issued by the Ohionwa clan in Lokoja on Saturday said the monarch died … Read more via Sahara Reporters...
  15. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro Three Killed As Fresh Crisis Breaks Out In Kaduna – Sahara Reporters

    At least three people have lost their lives in a fresh crisis in Kasuwan Mangani area of Kaduna State. As of the time of filing this report, security operatives were yet to apprehend or identify perpetrators of the.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria...
  16. Nigeria Entertainment News

    Entertainment ‘Our Recycled Leaders Don’t Give A F**k About Us’ — Burna Boy Laments Nigeria’s ‘Hopelessness’ – Sahara Reporters

    Damini Ogulu, a Nigerian Afro-fusion singer poopularly known as Burna Boy, has decried the deterioration in the Nigeian System. His condemnation comes two week after veteran Actress Omotola Jalade described.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get more Nigeria...
  17. Nigeria Political News

    Politics How NOT To Be A President By Ettu Mohammed – Sahara Reporters

    President Buhari commissioned a N15bn New central hospital built under the stewardship of Comrade Adams Oshiomole in November 2016. The hospital has neither recorded any out-patient nor admitted any.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
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    Politics APC Lawmaker Tells Senators To Sell Three Of Their Five Cars — And Employ Youth With The Proceeds – Sahara Reporters

    Andrew Uchendu, and All Progressives Congress (APC) senator representing Rivers East in the National Assembly, has attributed the general insecurity in the nation to youth unemployment.... Read more via Sahara Reporters – Get More Nigeria Political News
  19. Nigeria Metro News

    Metro 10 Killed During Boys’ Brigade Easter Procession In Gombe – Sahara Reporters

    A car ran into a Boys’ Brigade procession in Gombe State late on Sunday evening, killing at least 10, the Police have confirmed. SaharaReporters learnt that the Boys’ Brigade, from ECWA Church, Bamusa in Barunde and from St Peter’s Anglican Church in were in a procession to Sabon-Layi …...
  20. Nigeria Political News

    Politics Buhari Gave Me Go-ahead To Run For Senate Presidency Long Before Elections, Says Ndume – Sahara Reporters

    Ali Ndume, the lawmaker representing Borno South senatorial district, says he sought the permission of President Muhammadu Buhari to run for Senate President, long before the February 23 elections. He also said he did not rebuff any persuasion from Yemi Osinbajo, Nigeria’s Vice-President, to...