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Buhari directed us to campaign on issues — Enang
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Buhari directed us to campaign on issues — Enang

[FILE PHOTO] Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters, said that the presidency had directed All Progressives Congress (APC), candidates should base their campaigns on issues in the 2019 […]

Nigeria’s security challenges are surmountable, says Buhari
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Nigeria’s security challenges are surmountable, says Buhari

Senior special Adviser to the President on Media and publicity Femi Adesina (left); wife of the General Superintendent of the Deeper Christian Life Ministry ((DLCM), Mrs. Esther Kumuyi (left); Pastor William Folorunso Kumuyi; Former Head of State Gen. YAKUBU GOWON; his wife Victoria; wife of former Cross River state Governor […]

Do not play politics with the death of our soldiers – Buhari
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Do not play politics with the death of our soldiers – Buhari

[File Photo] President Buhari, doing pep talk with troops deployed to curb activities of bandits in Zamfara and neighbouring states code-named Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport, shortly before departing for Abuja . Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerians to resist the temptation of playing politics […]

How FG can end insurgency in Nigeria – Shehu Sani
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How FG can end insurgency in Nigeria – Shehu Sani

[FILE PHOTO] Senator Shehu Sani Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna Central zone, has advised the Nigerian Government on what to do to put an end to insurgency in the country. “The insurgency is a common tragedy to the nation. Partisanship can only sustain the inferno. The opposition should be patriotic […]

Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture
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Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) says it has launched a professional Quality Health, Safety and Environment Academy (QHSE) tagged: “i-Empower” to deepen the culture of safety among its employees. Mr Felix Ofulue, the Head, Corporate Communications Unit, said in Lagos on Sunday that the academy would eliminate the risk of fatality […]

Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate
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Atiku turbaned as 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate

[FILE PHOTO] Atiku Abubakar of PDP Former Vice President and the Presidential candidate of PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has been formally turbaned the 7th Waziri of Adamawa Emirate. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the position of Waziri makes the former Vice President next to the Lamido of Adamawa, […]

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$2.7bn rail concession deal: GE withdrew from transport business

The Nigerian Railway Cooperation (NRC) says General Electric (GE) has withdrawn from the $2.7 billion railway concession deal because it has stopped the transportation section of its business, not due to harsh economy policies. Mr Fidet Okhiria, the Managing Director, NRC, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency […]

Why 14 million primary school pupils are shut out
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Why 14 million primary school pupils are shut out

• FG Not Interested In Feeding Rivers’ Pupils — Okah • Lagos, Rivers’ Farmers Losing Over N2.014b Monthly —PAN • Lagos, Rivers Would Soon Join Scheme —Akande The Federal Government’s inability to raise the sum of N336b yearly is responsible for the partial implementation of the much-talked about National Home […]

Buhari finally speaks on killing of Soldiers by Boko Haram
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Buhari finally speaks on killing of Soldiers by Boko Haram

File photo. President Buhari, doing pep talk with troops deployed to curb activities of bandits in Zamfara and neighbouring states code-named Operations Sharan Daji and Diran Mikiya, at Katsina Airport, shortly before departing for Abuja . President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday finally broke his silence over the killing of soldiers […]

Buhari condemns killing of soldiers, says Nigeria will conquer Boko Haram insurgency
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Buhari condemns killing of soldiers, says Nigeria will conquer Boko Haram insurgency

President Muhammadu Buhari. PHOTO: SUNDAY AGHAEZE President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed deep shock over the killing of military personnel in Metele village of Borno by Boko Haram terrorists, saying his administration remains committed to the security of military personnel and other citizens. The president stated this in a statement issued […]

Buhari restates commitment for free, fair 2019 elections
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Buhari restates commitment for free, fair 2019 elections

[FILE PHOTO] Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday reassured Nigerians that the forthcoming general elections in 2019 will be free and fair. Buhari gave the assurance in Jos at the graduation ceremony of Senior Executive Course 40, 2018 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS), KURU. “We […]

Problem with Nigeria is finding upright men in authority, says Osinbajo
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Problem with Nigeria is finding upright men in authority, says Osinbajo

[FILE PHOTO] Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, says that the problem with Nigeria is finding upright men in positions of authority. Osinbanjo said this on Friday in Enugu during a book presentation by former governor of Enugu State, Mr Sullivan Chime. The vice president […]

FG mulls arming highway police — but would guns and traffic chaos mix?
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FG mulls arming highway police — but would guns and traffic chaos mix?

FRSC Boss, Boboye Oyeyemi. From dealing with daily traffic snarls and potholes to unruly drivers in rickety vehicles with expired documents, Nigeria’s highway patrol officers have a lot on their plate. At the same time, they have to face the risks from armed robbers who attack unsuspecting road users idling […]

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Soldiers’ killing: Buhari dispatches Defence Minister to meet Chadian President

Following the rising spate of renewed insurgent attacks and killings in the northeast, especially the recent massacre of scores of Nigerian soldiers in the frontline of Matete, Borno State, President Muhammadu Buhari has dispatched the Minister of Defence, Brig-Gen. Mansur Dan-Ali (rtd) to Chad for an emergency meeting with the […]