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    Tinubu: It's People's Responsibility To Compel Political Elite To Do What's Right

    Bola Tinubu, the National leader of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu, says it is the responsibility of the people to challenge their political elite and insist on good governance otherwise the political class will run the country the way that best satisfies their personal...
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    Plateau Indigenes Blast Governor Lalong For Appointing Hausa-Fulani As Council Chairman

    A group, Autochthonous Persons of Jos (APJ), has condemned Governor Simon Lalong’s appointment of a non-indigene and candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Shehu Bala, as the management committee chairman for Jos North Council Area. Spokesperson for the APJ, Theresa Azi Nyako, at a...
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    After ‘Skirmish’ With Daura’s Daugther, Aisha Buhari Gets New Aides From President

    Aisha Buhari First Lady Aisha Buhari First Lady Aisha Buhari First Lady of Nigeria, Aisha, on Wednesday received new sets of aides from her husband, President Muhammadu Buhari. The appointments were announced in a statement by her Director of Information, Suleiman Haruna. The appointees...
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    Nigeria Breaching AfCFTA By Closing Border, Says Shehu Sani

    Former lawmaker, Shehu Sani, has described the move by the Nigerian Government to close all land borders as a breach of international trade protocols. In July 2019, Nigeria became the 53rd country to join the African Continental Free Trade Area after President Muhammadu Buhari signed the...
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    Soldiers Killed By Boko Haram Buried In Maiduguri, Says Senator Ndume

    Chairman, Senate Committee on Army, Ali Ndume, on Tuesday said that 840 Nigerian soldiers killed by Boko Haram terrorists from 2013 till date were buried in the military cemetery located in Maiduguri, Borno State. Ndume disclosed that the figure did not include other soldiers killed by the...
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    Nigeria’s Debt Hits N25.7trn, Rises By N3.3trn In 12 Months

    President Muhammadu Buhari President Muhammadu Buhari gettyimages The Debt Management Office on Tuesday said that Nigeria’s total public debt rose by N3.32trn in 12 months to N25.7trn as at the end of June 2019. According to the agency, the Nigerian Government owed N20.42trn as of June...
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    Senate Urges Buhari To Declare State Of Emergency On Federal Roads

    Ahmad Lawan Ahmad Lawan The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday asked the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to declare a state of emergency on federal roads due to their deplorable conditions across the country. The move followed a motion by Senator Geshom Bassey, who called the...
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    Ita-Giwa Commends Senate for Revisiting Anti-sexual Harassment Bill

    Former Presidential Adviser on National Assembly Matters and leader of the Bakassi people, Senator Florence Ita-Giwa, has reiterated the need to speed up the deliberation and passage of the new anti-sexual harrassment bill by the upper arm of the Nigerian legislature. Her call follows an...
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    Buhari's Regime Encourages Official Corruption –Senator Yaroe

    Vice Chairman, Senate Committee on Capital Market, Binos Yaroe, has said that the present regime under President Muhammadu Buhari is encouraging official corruption. Senator Yaroe made the remarks in Yola, Adamawa, on Monday, adding that the 2020 budget is a mere budget of consumption and not...
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    Aisha Buhari Almost Attacked Me, Mamman Daura's Daughter Alledges

    Fatima, daughter of Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, has accused the First Lady, Aisha, of almost physically attacking her inside Aso Villa in Abuja. The lady made the allegation while commenting on a video where Mrs Buhari was seen complaining about being denied access to her...
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    Moghalu: Let's Fix Nigeria Before 2023

    The candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP) in the 2019 presidential election, Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, has resigned from the party. Moghalu announced his resignation from the party via his Twitter handle, @MoghaluKingsley, on Monday. He said, "Without electoral reform which includes...
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    Nigeria First, Says Nigerian Finance Minister On Border Closure

    Mrs Zainab Ahmed, the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, says the nation will not be able to reach 80 per cent revenue performance for 2019, adding that the issue of border closure is to protect Nigeria's interest. She said this on Monday at the public presentation of the 2020...
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    Nigeria's Fuel Subsidy Will Cost Government N450 Billion In 2020 -Finance Minister

    Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, the Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning, says under-recovery of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), popularly referred to as fuel subsidy will gulp N450 billion in 2020. She stated this at the public presentation of the 2020 budget proposals in Abuja on Monday. Ahmed...
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    Northerners Accuse South-East Of Agenda To Cripple North By Kidnapping, Trafficking Children

    The Coalition of Northern Groups in Nigeria has accused the eastern region of the country of working on an agenda to cripple the viability of the North debasing its human resource capital base. In a statement by the coalition, the North accused the Presidency, local and international media of...
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    How El-Rufai Emboldened Kidnappers, Frustrated Plans To Rescue Our Children -Parents Of Abducted Schoolgirls Lament

    “We were talking with the kidnappers of our children; suddenly the kidnappers said that they the government had come into the case. "They said government should settle them. The governor’s pronouncement in Abuja that the government was on top of the situation has compounded our problem," said...
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    Governor Wike Inaugurates Task Force For Recovery Of Government Properties

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has inaugurated the State Task Force for the recovery of government properties with a charge to members to work diligently for the state. Inaugurating the committee on Monday, Governor Wike said several Permanent Secretaries and top civil servants had retired...
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    Soyinka: There Are Names In This Country I'll Never Mention Again

    Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, says there are some names of prominent citizens in Nigeria that he will never mention again. Soyinka stated this at the Freedom Park in Lagos during a pre-launch event of his latest book, 'Beyond Aesthetics' and the launch of 'Beautiful: The Exposition', an...
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    Lagos Governor Declares State Of Emergency On Roads

    Governor of Lagos, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has declared a state of emergency on various roads across the state. Sanwo-Olu on Sunday ordered the massive repairs of critical roads and highways from Monday. Chief Press Secretary to the governor, Gboyega Akosile, in a statement said, “After his final...
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    Court Reinstates Suspended Pro-Fayose Lawmakers After Tenure

    Ekiti State High Court sitting in Ado-Ekiti has reinstated six lawmakers suspended in 2018 by the Fifth House of Assembly of the state and also ordered payment of their salaries and emoluments. The suspended lawmakers include Tunji Akinyele (Oye II), Ekundayo Akinleye (Ijero), Olusanya...
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    Nigeria Has 2 Options: Restructure Or Disintegrate, Says Afenifere Spokesman, Odumakin

    The pan-Yoruba socio-political organisation, Afenifere, has only two options facing it, one promising unity and the other a recipe for disintegration. The spokesman for Afenifere, Yinka Odumakin, stated this at the weekend during the 10th yearly independence lecture on 'Social Contract and...