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Nigeria: Buhari’s first term

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Muhammadu Buhari was elected president of Nigeria in 2015 on a pledge to defeat Boko Haram jihadists and tackle endemic corruption. President Muhammadu Buhari As he seeks re-election, here is a...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Boko Haram kills three troops in Nigeria base attack

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Three soldiers were killed when Boko Haram jihadists raided a military base in northeast Nigeria, security sources said on Saturday. File: Boko Haram The attack happened at the Forward Operation...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

How did the PDP bounce back?

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By Emmanuel Aziken About four years ago just after the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, lost the 2015 general election, the death pangs of the party whose officials once boasted it would rule for 50...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

Atiku Abubakar on the marble: Campaign Quotes

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By Drisu Yakubu ABUJA “It is my desire to run for the Office of the President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, not because I have a bag full of promises but because I am prepared to...

Sat Feb 9th, 2019     Read More →

RMAFC: Buhari forwards 30 nominees for senate confirmation

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded to the Senate for confirmation, the names of 30 nominees as Chairman and Commissioners of the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

REVEALED: Over 101 Nigerians serving jail terms Chad

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The Embassy of Nigeria in Chad on Friday said no fewer than 102 Nigerians were in the country’s prisons, serving varying jail terms. Prisoners Charge d’Affaires in the embassy Mr...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

Leah Sharibu: Methodist Church, Dame Etiaba accuse FG of inaction

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By Chimaobi Nwaiwu Nnewi—The Methodist Church Nigeria and a former governor of Anambra State, Dame Virgy Etiaba, have called on the Federal Government to release without further delay, the...

Fri Feb 8th, 2019     Read More →

APC confused, bent on rigging coming elections – Secondus 

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By Bashir Bello KATSINA – The National Chairman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus, on Thursday, said the All Progressive Congress, APC, is bent on rigging the...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

Police redeployment: Lagos, Oyo, Kwara, Anambra get new CP

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By Evelyn Usman LAGOS—THE Inspector-General of Police, Mr. Mohammed Adamu, yesterday, ordered the posting and redeployment of senior Police officers from Assistant Inspector-General of...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

Testing the grit of the Public service

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By Gambo Dori IT is the title of the autobiography of Liman Ciroma, who once combined the posts of Secretary of the Government of the Federation and Head of Service in 1977-79, and as I related on...

Thu Feb 7th, 2019     Read More →

2019: APC planning to rig through IDPs in Borno, Yobe – Secondus

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.Says Atiku will restore peace in the Northeast By Dirisu Yakubu National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has raised fears over what he called a plot by the...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

I’ve done well on my promises to Nigerians – Buhari

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David Odama PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday declared in Nasarawa that his administration has done well on his promises to the people in 2015. President Muhammadu Buhari Buhari, who spoke in...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Nearly 60,000 Nigerians displaced in N/East in 3 months – UN

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The International Organisation for Migration (IOM), says an upsurge in violent attacks in crisis-raven north-east Nigeria has displaced 59,200 people in the last three months. A camp for...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

How over 600 Imo monarchs subscribed to Buhari’s “Next Level”

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By Chinonso Chinonso, Owerri Scores of traditional rulers in Imo State recently signed up to ensure the realisation of the “Next level” slogan of President Muhammadu Buhari, aimed at...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →

Bad governance, parenting fuel Boko Haram insurgency – Yobe varsity VC

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By Ndahi Marama DAMATURU—VICE Chancellor of Yobe State University, Prof. Yakubu Mukhtar, has attributed Boko Haram insurgency to bad governance and parenting for decades in Borno and Yobe...

Wed Feb 6th, 2019     Read More →