Tuesday, June 25, 2019

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    Five suspects ‘planning to rob Lagos banks’ arrested by police

Five suspects ‘planning to rob Lagos banks’ arrested by police

The inspector-general of police intelligence response team (IRT) on Friday said it has arrested five suspected robbers "planning to attack some banks in Lagos".Abba Kyari, the IRT commander, disclosed this to NAN in Lagos.Kyari said the arrested suspects also participated in the killing of four policemen and an Army Captain in Ikorodu in April, this year.The assistant commissioner of police [...]

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    Police shoot militant at girlfriend’s residence in Ikorodu

Police shoot militant at girlfriend’s residence in Ikorodu

 The police on Tuesday announced that one of the suspected militants, who killed four policemen and an army captain at Isawo in Ikorodu, near Lagos has been killed.Abba Kyari, commander of the inspector-general of police’s response team (IRT), made the disclosure in an interview with NAN in Lagos.On April 9, gunmen killed six people, including an army captain, four policemen, [...]

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    Adeosun, Kyari, Kachikwu on FG’s committee to ensure fuel remains at N145/ltr

Adeosun, Kyari, Kachikwu on FG’s committee to ensure fuel remains at N145/ltr

The federal government has set up a committee to see to the coordination of Petroleum Equalisation Fund (PEF), which is aimed at keeping the pump prices of petroleum products at its current prices.Keni Adeosun, minister of finance; Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president; and Ibe Kachikwu, minister of state for petroleum resources, are members of the committee.This was disclosed [...]

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    Kyari has never allowed govt foot his medical bills, says Garba Shehu

Kyari has never allowed govt foot his medical bills, says Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, says  Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, did not use the funds of the Nigeria high commission in London to pay his medical bills during his recent visit for emergency medical treatment. Shehu said the allegations contained in a report published by an online news medium, were “totally incorrect, misleading and a fabrication”.“The Nigeria High Commission in [...]

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    Buhari orders immediate payment of Falcons’ allowances

Buhari orders immediate payment of Falcons’ allowances

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the immediate payment of all entitlements due to  the Super Falcons, record winners of the African Women Championship.Abba Kyari, chief of staff to the president, disclosed this to journalists on Wednesday, saying Buhari summoned Solomon Dalung, minister of sports, and Kemi Adeosun, minister of finance, over the saga.Kyari had earlier received the protesting players at [...]

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    Ex-minister abducted around Mamman Daura’s residence

Ex-minister abducted around Mamman Daura’s residence

Bagudu Hirse, former minister of state for foreign affairs, was kidnapped in front of the Kaduna residence of Mamman Daura, President Muhammadu Buhari’s nephew, on Sunday.A source told TheCable that the incident happened around 11am.The kidnappers were said to have forcefully whisked away the former envoy, who put up some resistance."After overpowering him, they removed his cap and threw it [...]

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    TRIBUTE: Kyari, the old-age pensioner housing 49 IDPs in his small compound in Maiduguri

TRIBUTE: Kyari, the old-age pensioner housing 49 IDPs in his small compound in Maiduguri

One Abba Kyari you already know, but this one you surely don't!It is dusk on May 14, 2016. And it is the eve of my departure from Borno state, after more than a week of unearthing some untold stories about Nigeria's war against insurgency and the abominable treatment of the soldiers prosecuting it.My guide and I run into a man who [...]

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    Buhari releases Lagos Presidential Lodge to Ambode

Buhari releases Lagos Presidential Lodge to Ambode

President Muhammadu Buhari has handed over the Presidential Lodge at the Lagos state government house to the administration of Akinwunmi Ambode, governor of the state.Buhari’s approval was communicated in a letter signed by Abba Kyari, his chief of staff.The president’s gesture followed a request by Ambode, who said he planned to turn the lodge to a heritage centre.Steve Ayorinde, commissioner [...]

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    Abba Kyari: I was on vacation NOT suspension

Abba Kyari: I was on vacation NOT suspension

Abba Kyari, chief of staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, has denied the rumours that he was on suspension, saying he went on a two-week leave.In an unusual manner, Kyari  stopped over at the press gallery of the council chamber while on his way to the president's office.Exchanging pleasantries with journalists, Kyari jocularly told them to tweet that he was back [...]

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    AMCON: Challenging economy has made us adjust our recovery tactics

AMCON: Challenging economy has made us adjust our recovery tactics

Ahmed Kuru, managing director of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), says Nigeria’s economic challenges has made the corporation adjust its recovery tactics.Kuru said the fresh tactics have led to a barrage of sponsored media attacks that are intended to distract the corporation from its increased tempo of debt recovery.He added that he had been accused of suddenly becoming [...]

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    Buhari will balance appointments, says Adesina

Buhari will balance appointments, says Adesina

Femi Adesina, special adviser to the president on media and publicity, has assured agitated members of the public that President Muhammadu Buhari intends to balance his federal appointments with time.Adesina, who revealed this on Friday while speaking with Ray 100.5FM, said the president had thus far appointed his team based on merits. He promised that Buhari will respect federal character as stipulated [...]

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