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    ‘He’s going to treat his doctor’ – and other reactions to Buhari’s medical trip

‘He’s going to treat his doctor’ – and other reactions to Buhari’s medical trip

President Muhammadu Buhari will be returning to London on Tuesday for a medical check-up.The president is expected to spend four days with his doctors, according to a statement issued by the presidency.Meanwhile, Nigerians have been reacting on Twitterhttps://twitter.com/vicwonder09/status/993606441318670336https://twitter.com/Wunderkind___/status/993603946429210624 https://twitter.com/itz_Vickiz/status/993623705011019777https://twitter.com/yemi_adebowale/status/993622588931928066https://twitter.com/kay_sesen/status/993591087834025986https://twitter.com/farooqkperogi/status/993618387128475648https://twitter.com/JesseUka/status/993617040207425541https://twitter.com/basilokpara/status/993614848713003010 https://twitter.com/Edmundorbini/status/993614318007734273https://twitter.com/OlaseniOladejo/status/993612054652125189https://twitter.com/Joshariez/status/993608663100207109 https://twitter.com/PoojaMedia/status/993606291074535425 https://twitter.com/VictoriaOkafo14/status/993606137919541250 https://twitter.com/amsoangryy/status/993605953466568705https://twitter.com/JudeAgba/status/993605691318394881https://twitter.com/_Samuelopara/status/993604779803856896https://twitter.com/YulEdochie/status/993621922431881216 [...]

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    PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Akeredolu dine with pupils in Ondo primary school

PHOTOS: Osinbajo, Akeredolu dine with pupils in Ondo primary school

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, who is on a working visit to Ondo state, stopped over at Alagbaka Estate Primary School in Akure, the state capital.Rotimi Akeredolu, governor of the state, joined Osinbajo on the trip.Both men had launch with the distinguished visitors. Osinbajo also taught the pupils English language.Ondo is one of the states benefiting from the federal government's school feeding [...]

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    ‘Dear President, you deserve some accolades’… Twitter reactions to Buhari’s visit to the US

‘Dear President, you deserve some accolades’… Twitter reactions to Buhari’s visit to the US

For once, President Muhammadu Buhari is receiving positive reviews on a foreign trip -- from Nigerians. Many Nigerians on twitter are of the opinion that his current outing in the US is far better compared to the previous ones, most especially his last visit to the UK where he was accused of demarketing the country. His number one critic is probably his [...]

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    PHOTOS: Christians protest against nationwide killings

PHOTOS: Christians protest against nationwide killings

Members of Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) on Sunday staged a peaceful protest across the nation over the killings of Christians in north.They also called on the federal government to free all those in captivity of Boko Haram.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    ‘Revolt of lazy youth’ — Twitter reactions to failed recall

‘Revolt of lazy youth’ — Twitter reactions to failed recall

Since the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) announced the outcome of the recall exercise of Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, social media has been filled with various reactions. Announcing the result of the verification of signatures - one of the steps in recalling a lawmaker- exercise on Sunday morning, Ukertor Moti, the declaration officer for the exercise, said a referendum [...]

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    VIDEO: The moment Melaye emerged victorious in recall process

VIDEO: The moment Melaye emerged victorious in recall process

 Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, has emerged victorious in the attempt to recall him from the senate. The result of the exercise was announced on Sunday by Ukertor Moti, the declaration officer for the exercise. Declaration of result for the recall of Kogi West Senatorial District. pic.twitter.com/E1X7ObQqki— INEC Nigeria (@inecnigeria) April 29, 2018[...]

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    PHOTOS: Buhari hosts leaders of Tijjaniya sect at Aso Rock

PHOTOS: Buhari hosts leaders of Tijjaniya sect at Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari received a delegation from the Grand Khalifa of Tijjaniya Movement at the presidential villa on Friday in Abuja.The delegation was led by Sheikh Mahi Ibrahim Inyass.The sect leaders told state house correspondents that they briefed the president on the successful hosting of the 32nd Maulud of Sheikh Ibrahim Niasse in Kaduna.They also said they were on the [...]

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    ‘English football won’t be the same’, ‘His big shoes hard to fill’ — reactions to Wenger’s announcement

‘English football won’t be the same’, ‘His big shoes hard to fill’ — reactions to Wenger’s announcement

The news of Arsene Wenger bowing out from Arsenal football club at the end of the season took some football lovers by surprise.Wenger, who spent 22 years at top English club, meant different things to different people.This can be seen in the Twitter reactions below:https://twitter.com/papilokanu/status/987308864478547968Arsenal fans right now after hearing Arsene Wenger is set to leave Arsenal at the [...]

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    ‘From Orubebe to Omo-Agege’ — reactions to carting away of senate’s mace

‘From Orubebe to Omo-Agege’ — reactions to carting away of senate’s mace

Ovie Omo-Agege, a senator from Delta state, stormed the national assembly with suspected thugs who seized the mace on Wednesday morning. As expected, Nigerians commented on the development on various social media platforms. Here are some reactions on Twitter: Why is Nigeria full of drama sir they are telling ur the most secure house/ hall where top citizens sit to deliberate on National [...]

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    PHOTOS: Police, Shi’ites members clash in Abuja

PHOTOS: Police, Shi’ites members clash in Abuja

Member of the Islamic movement, Shi'ite clashed with the police in Abuja  on Monday.A member of the movement was reportedly killed during the clash.Below are pictures from the scene:[...]

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    ‘Is Nigeria a zoo?’ and other reactions to lockdown of Abuja, Kaduna by religious group

‘Is Nigeria a zoo?’ and other reactions to lockdown of Abuja, Kaduna by religious group

Islamic Tijjaniyya movement stormed the streets of Abuja and Kaduna to celebrate Maulud Nabiyy, the birth of Prophet Muhammed, on Saturday. Rabiu Kwankwaso, a serving senator and former governor of Kano state, was among the notable Nigerians who identified with the movement. Their activities caused traffic gridlock in Abuja and Kaduna and some of those who mistook the sect members for followers of Ibrahim Zakzakky, [...]

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    VIDEO: Buhari departs for UK

VIDEO: Buhari departs for UK

President Muhammadu Buhari departed Abuja for the United Kingdom on Monday afternoon.While in UK, the president will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting and discuss about Nigeria-British relations with Prime Minister Theresa May.Buhari's media team released video of his departure on social media HAPPENING NOW: President @MBuhari departs Abuja for his official visit to Britain, where he will hold discussions on Nigeria-British, relations with [...]

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    I pressured Boko Haram to release Dapchi schoolgirls, says Aisha Wakil

I pressured Boko Haram to release Dapchi schoolgirls, says Aisha Wakil

Aisha Wakil, better known as Mama Boko Haram, says she played a key role in the release of the kidnapped Dapchi schoolgirls.In an interview with Channels Television, Wakil said she persuaded the Boko Haram insurgents to return the girls home safely.She said: "I mounted pressure, I keep on begging them. I really pleaded."They promised me they were gonna release them [...]

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    TRENDING VIDEO: Women will overthrow us if given too much opportunity, says rep

TRENDING VIDEO: Women will overthrow us if given too much opportunity, says rep

Gudaji Muhammed Kazaure, a lawmaker from Jigawa state, has warned against giving women too much opportunity. According to the lawmaker representing Kazaure/Roni/Gwiwa/Yankwashi constituency, women already "control men at home".He said: ''It is good to give women opportunities in politics, entrepreneurship because of the good role they play in our lives.''My fear is, the women control the men at home, if you give [...]

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    PHOTOS: Uduaghan, Pinnick accompany Olu of Warri to Aso Rock

PHOTOS: Uduaghan, Pinnick accompany Olu of Warri to Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari received Ogiame Ikenwoli, the olu of Warri at the presidential villa in Abuja on Friday. The monarch was accompanied by Emmanuel Uduaghan; former governor of Delta state, Amaju Pinnick, president of the Nigeria Football F ederation and Ayiri Emami, a stakeholder in the Niger Delta.Here are some pictures:[...]

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    ‘Elephants’ll seize ballot boxes in 2019’ — Twitter reactions to ‘N70m carted away by monkeys’

‘Elephants’ll seize ballot boxes in 2019’ — Twitter reactions to ‘N70m carted away by monkeys’

Shehu Sani, senator representing Kaduna central, stirred controversy at the upper legislative chamber on Wednesday when he said monkeys carted away N70 million from senators’ farmhouse.He spoke after the northern caucus in the senate made known their decision to remove Abdullahi Adamu, senator representing Nasarawa west, as chairman.Adamu was accused of misappropriating the N70 million which Sani said monkeys took [...]

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