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    Moghalu: Illegal fuel subsidy payment by Buhari’s govt shows incompetence

Moghalu: Illegal fuel subsidy payment by Buhari’s govt shows incompetence

Kingsley Moghalu, presidential candidate of the Young Progressives Party (YPP), says President Muhammadu Buhari's administration is deceitful and incompetent, owing to its continuous payment of petrol subsidy.Moghalu made this known in a statement issued by Jide Akintunde, his spokesman, on Wednesday.He made reference to the alleged diversion of $1.05 billion from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) by the Nigerian National [...]

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    Presidential panel to appeal loss of prosecutorial power

Presidential panel to appeal loss of prosecutorial power

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    North-west PDP spokesman defects to APC, says ‘Buhari has done well’

North-west PDP spokesman defects to APC, says ‘Buhari has done well’

Yusuf Adamu, north-west publicity secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has defected to the All Progressives Congress (APC).In an interview with NAN on Tuesday, he said his decision to dump the PDP was because of the "laudable efforts" of President Muhammadu Buhari in fighting insecurity and unemployment in the country."Therefore I am defecting with about 15,000 of my supporters [...]

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    PDP to Prince Charles: Caution Buhari against rigging 2019 elections

PDP to Prince Charles: Caution Buhari against rigging 2019 elections

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Prince Charles to caution President Muhammadu Buhari against rigging the 2019 elections.Charles and his wife, duchess of Cornwall, arrived Nigeria for a three-day visit on Tuesday.They were received by Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.Kola Ologbondiyan, national publicity secretary of the PDP, called on the prince of Wales to prevail on the president [...]

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    Buhari sends 2019-2021 expenditure framework to n’assembly

Buhari sends 2019-2021 expenditure framework to n’assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent the 2019-2021 medium term expenditure framework (MTEF) and fiscal strategy paper (FSP) to the national assembly for consideration.In a letter attached to the document, Buhari said the MTEF and FSP were prepared against the background of "a generally uncertain economic environment as well as fiscal challenges in the domestic economy".The president said the preparation towards the submission [...]

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    Minimum wage: Buhari’s endorsement of N30,000 shows he cares, says group

Minimum wage: Buhari’s endorsement of N30,000 shows he cares, says group

The New Initiative for Credible Leadership (NICL) has lauded the decision of the organised labour to suspend its planned nationwide strike.The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC)and other trade union bodies had planned to embark on an indefinite industrial action over their demand for an increment in minimum wage.The union, however, after the intervention of the federal government, called off its strike [...]

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    Kano assembly bent on probing Ganduje despite court ruling

Kano assembly bent on probing Ganduje despite court ruling

The Kano house of assembly says it will not stop its probe of Abdullahi Ganduje, the state governor, over a video of him allegedly collecting bribe.After videos of the governor allegedly receiving kickbacks went viral, the assembly set up a panel to investigate the issue.A high court in Kano had on Monday, ordered the ad hoc committee set by the [...]

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    Udom: No first-time governor has performed like me

Udom: No first-time governor has performed like me

Udom Emmanuel, governor of Akwa Ibom, says no first time governor has performed like him.Emmanuel said this on Tuesday while speaking at a town hall meeting organised for Akwa Ibom indigenes in the northern states of the country. The event held at Women Centre in Abuja.The governor said the state has progressed at all levels since he took charge in [...]

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    Buhari replaces nominee for chairman of NDIC board

Buhari replaces nominee for chairman of NDIC board

President Muhammadu Buhari has withdrawn the nomination of Olabode Akin Mustapha as chairman of governing board of Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) and replaced it with Ronke Shokefun.Buhari's request was contained in a letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday."The distinguished senate is kindly invited to recall my earlier request for [...]

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    Buhari appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa as diaspora commission chairman

Buhari appoints Abike Dabiri-Erewa as diaspora commission chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Abike Dabiri-Erewa as the chief executive officer (CEO) and chairman of Nigeria Diaspora Commission.The request for her confirmation was contained in a letter read by Senate President Bukola Saraki on the floor of the upper legislative chamber on Tuesday.Buhari based his request on section 2 (1) of the Nigeria Diaspora Commission act."In compliance with section [...]

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