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Why would you reduce my age by one?, Buhari protest

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President Muhammadu Buhari, who marked his 76th birthday on Monday, jokingly `protested’ when a reporter attempted to reduce his age to 75. “Why would you reduce my age by...

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Birthday: Nigerians should give me time, pray for me – Buhari

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as Guards Brigade performs special parade for President’s 76th birthday President‘ll soon hit the road–SGF SSANU wishes him good health By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA –...

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NSF: I felt nervous competing after 2 years, says 2016 Paralympics shotput gold medallist

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Lauritta Onye, a 2016 Paralympics shotput gold medallist who competes in the F40/F41 class says she felt nervous competing at the 19th National Sports Festival (NSF) after a long time of attending...

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Photos: Special Birthday Parade for President Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari (r) receiving a Card from the Defence Minister, Alhaji Dan Ali supported by the Chief of the Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonishakin (l) on behalf of Members of the...

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Birthday: Buhari `queries’ reporter for reducing his age, asks for more prayers

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President Muhammadu Buhari, who marked his 76th birthday on Monday, jokingly `protested’ when a reporter mistakenly reduced his age by one year. President Muhammadu Buhari celebrates 76th...

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Guards brigade performs special parade for Buhari’s 76th birthday

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru ABUJA – THE Guards Brigade of 203 members on Monday performed special parade to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday at the Fore Court of Presidential...

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What we told Nigerian govt on new national carrier – Qatar Airways CEO

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By Kenneth Ehigiator Doha- The Chief Executive Officer of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker, has said that for Nigeria to realise the dream of setting up a safe and profitable national carrier, it...

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Buhari congratulates Okowa as Team Delta wins National Sports Festival

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By Jeremiah Urowayino President Mohammadu Buhari, yesterday congratulated Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta State for his administration’s commitment to sports development which made it...

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Breaking: National Assembly workers begin strike

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…Seal Entrance, Cut Off Power, Electricity Supplies By Henry Umoru ABUJA- ACTIVITIES at the National Assembly have been paralyzed and grounded as the staff under the aegis of Parliamentary...

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Breaking: 10 more political parties sign path with CUPP to remove Buhari

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…6 more parties apply to join opposition coalition-CUPP By Joseph Erunke ABUJA- TEN more opposition political parties, Monday,joined about 45 others operating under the aegis of Coalition of...

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Samson Itodo wins Future Awards 2018 Young Person of the Year

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Lagos – The `Not too Young to Rule sponsor, Samson Itodo on Sunday emerged the winner of 2018 Future Awards Young Person of the Year, held at the Balmoral Convention Centre, Federal Palace...

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Over 100,000 vehicles required for 2019 polls – INEC

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ABUJA— Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has said it requires over 100,000 vehicles for logistic purposes in the 2019 general elections. Consequently, the commission has...

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Simi, Zainab Balogun, Mark Angel, Ahmed Musa win at 2018 The Future Awards

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Abuja – Alternative music star, Simisola Ogunleye aka Simi, actress, Zainab Balogun, internet comedian, Mark Angel and footballer, Ahmed Musa won prizes at the 2018 ‘The Future...

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Certainty of increasing poverty under Buhari

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“And nothing to look backward to with pride And nothing to look forward to with hope. Robert Frost, 1874-1963 (VANGUARD BOOK OF QUOTATIONS, VBQ, p 53. By Dele Sobowale Ageing Robert Mugabe...

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CBN urges finance houses to maximise opportunities in revised guidelines

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By Babajide Komolafe The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has charged finance houses to maximise opportunities offered in the revised guidelines to expand their scope of business and increase their...

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