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    Presidential committee: Magu is a victim of power play led by Malami

Presidential committee: Magu is a victim of power play led by Malami

The Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC) says Ibrahim Magu is a victim of power play in the presidency. TheCable had reported how the acting chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) was whisked away by a combined team of Department of State Services (DSS) operatives and officers from the Force Criminal Investigation Department (FCID) on Monday and [...]

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    Buhari appoints new personal security officer — after Aso Rock shooting

Buhari appoints new personal security officer — after Aso Rock shooting

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Aliyu Musa, a deputy commissioner of police, as his chief personal security officer (CPSO). This was announced in a statement by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman. "DCP Musa, from Nigerian Police Force Zone 5, Benin City, as his last station, hails from Niger State," the statement read. "Musa’s appointment follows the redeployment of his predecessor, Commissioner [...]

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    UNIPORT alumni laud Buhari, education minister over new acting VC

UNIPORT alumni laud Buhari, education minister over new acting VC

The alumni association of the University of Port Harcourt (UNIPORT) has commended the appointment of Stephen Okodudu, an alumnus of the institution, as the acting vice-chancellor. In a statement signed by Chris Adokeme, its national president, on Sunday, the association lauded President Muhammadu Buhari; Adamu Adamu, the education minister; and Rotimi Amaechi, transportation minister. Highlighting the capacities in which the acting VC [...]

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    Buhari, Tinubu not at war, says presidency

Buhari, Tinubu not at war, says presidency

The presidency has reacted to the speculation that President Muhammadu Buhari and Bola Ahmed Tinubu, national leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC), are having a frosty relationship.  In a statement on Saturday, Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, said the relationship between Buhari and Tinubu has been cordial. The APC, the ruling party, has been embroiled in a leadership crisis which is spinning [...]

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    Dissolved APC NWC members backtrack, say they’re not taking legal action

Dissolved APC NWC members backtrack, say they’re not taking legal action

Members of the dissolved national working committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) say they are no longer considering legal action in addressing their grievances. The aggrieved NWC members had mulled legal action after the committee was dissolved at a national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party that was held at the presidential villa on Thursday. A caretaker committee chaired [...]

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    Ghana: We’ll reconstruct demolished building at Nigerian high commission

Ghana: We’ll reconstruct demolished building at Nigerian high commission

Shirley Ayorkor Botchwey, Ghana's foreign affairs minister, says the Ghanaian government will reconstruct the building demolished at the Nigerian high commission in Accra. TheCable had reported how armed men invaded the commission last Friday, demolishing some buildings that were under construction. In reaction to the development, the Ghanaian government said perpetrators of the act would be punished. President Nana Akufo-Addo also called President Muhammadu Buhari to apologise for [...]

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    Giadom: I’m worried some APC members don’t want to surrender to NEC

Giadom: I’m worried some APC members don’t want to surrender to NEC

Victor Giadom, deputy national secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), says he is worried that some leaders of the party may not surrender to the "highest organ" of the APC.  He had fixed a national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the party for Thursday and President Muhammadu Buhari indicated interest to attend the meeting. Speaking during a programme on Channels Television on Wednesday, [...]

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    Ghanaian president calls Buhari, apologises over demolition at high commission

Ghanaian president calls Buhari, apologises over demolition at high commission

President Nana Akufo-Addo of Ghana has called his Nigerian counterpart to apologise over the demolition of a building at the Nigerian commission in Accra. TheCable had reported how armed men invaded the commission on Friday, demolishing some apartments that were under construction. In reaction to the development, the Ghanaian government had said perpetrators of the act would be punished. In a statement on Tuesday, Garba Shehu, senior [...]

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    Buhari cautions UEMOA countries over adoption of eco

Buhari cautions UEMOA countries over adoption of eco

President Muhammadu Buhari has cautioned members of the West African Economic and Monetary Union (UEMOA) over the adoption of eco as the region's unified currency. In December 2019, UEMOA countries  -- Benin, Burkina Faso, Côte D'Ivoire, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Togo-- agreed to rebrand the CFA Franc as eco. This meant that they were adopting the name of the common currency agreed [...]

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    Buhari: Eradication of polio is one of the dividends of our govt

Buhari: Eradication of polio is one of the dividends of our govt

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    Ehanire: Buhari’s government the most sincere Nigeria has ever had

Ehanire: Buhari’s government the most sincere Nigeria has ever had

Osagie Ehanire, minister of health, says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is the most sincere and serious government the country has ever had. Speaking during a programme on Channels Television on Friday, the minister said the president will fulfill his promises to the health workers on strike. He asked resident doctors in the country to end their strike because the government [...]

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    APC crisis is good for Nigeria 

APC crisis is good for Nigeria 

The All Progressives Congress (APC) is on the cusp of an implosion. The crisis in the party has reached a frightening crescendo. It has been a gradual but steady plummet for the party since its 2015 unanticipated triumph. I believe, the APC is in the thrall of a curse – the success curse. In March, I wrote ‘Are we having the [...]

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    Northern coalition asks Buhari to sack service chiefs over insecurity

Northern coalition asks Buhari to sack service chiefs over insecurity

A coalition of northern youth groups has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the service chiefs over the rising insecurity in the region. In a statement on Monday, the coalition under the auspices of Coalition Against Killings in Northern Nigeria (CAKIN) and the Northern Groups Coalition (NGC) lamented the destruction of lives and properties by bandits and Boko Haram insurgents. The coalition [...]

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    Buhari condoles with Ituah Ighodalo over wife’s death

Buhari condoles with Ituah Ighodalo over wife’s death

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock at the death of Ibidun, wife of Ituah Ighodalo, senior pastor of Trinity House Church, Lagos. Ibidun, a former beauty queen, died in the early hours of Sunday in Port Harcourt, Rivers state -- a month to her 40th birthday. An event planner, she was said to have been in Bayelsa and Rivers states to help [...]

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    I chose Atiku because nothing was changing with Buhari, says Dele Momodu

I chose Atiku because nothing was changing with Buhari, says Dele Momodu

Dele Momodu, journalist and former presidential candidate, says he chose Atiku Abubakar for the presidency in 2019 because nothing was changing with incumbent President Muhammadu Buhari. Momodu added that the Buhari-led administration has crippled the independence of both the national assembly and the judiciary. In an interview with Osasu Igbinedion on The Osasu Show, Momodu said the APC arm-twisted the voters, arm-twisted [...]

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    Give assent to electoral act, ADP tells Buhari

Give assent to electoral act, ADP tells Buhari

The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the amended electoral act. Buhari has refused assent to the amended electoral bill four times, saying the proposed law would usurp the constitutional powers of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to decide on election matters. In a statement to mark democracy day on Friday, Adelaja Adeoye, national publicity secretary of [...]

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