Sunday, November 18, 2018

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    MASSOB: Buhari mocking Biafrans while Nigeria is collapsing

MASSOB: Buhari mocking Biafrans while Nigeria is collapsing

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) has accused the federal government of witch-hunting Biafrans agitators, while the country is collapsing.The group said this in reaction to President Muhammadu Buhari's statement, telling anyone who wants to leave the country to do so if they have another one to go to.“The federal government is busy, chasing, [...]

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    Clark leads Niger Delta stakeholders to Aso Rock

Clark leads Niger Delta stakeholders to Aso Rock

As part of efforts towards finding lasting solutions to the menace of militancy in the Niger Delta region, Edwin Clark, elder statesman, on Tuesday led stakeholders from the region to a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari.Clark is one of the leaders chosen by some militant groups to kick start dialogue process with the federal government.Those at Tuesday's meeting are: Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, [...]

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    Ondo APC announces postponement of Buhari’s trip

Ondo APC announces postponement of Buhari’s trip

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ondo state has postponed the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to the state.Buhari was initially scheduled to flag off the campaign of Rotimi Akeredolu, the party's flagbearer, on Thursday, but the APC has shifted it by a week.Abayomi Adesanya, publicity secretary of Ondo APC, disclosed this at a press conference in Akure, the state [...]

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    We’ll come out of this recession stronger, says Buhari

We’ll come out of this recession stronger, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria will emerge "better and stronger" from its current socio-economic situation.Buhari said this in a message to the 7th national prayer breakfast titled: 'A Tree and It’s Fruits, Is Yours a Blessing or a Curse'.Represented by Babachir Lawal, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), Buhari said leaders in the country must strive [...]

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    Niger Delta youth: Buhari has redeemed Nigeria’s image

Niger Delta youth: Buhari has redeemed Nigeria’s image

The Ondo state chapter of the Niger Delta Youth Movement (NDYM) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for “redeeming the country’s lost image”.In a statement issued on Thursday, Agbejoye Adetoye, chairman of NDYM, expressed appreciation to Buhari for his efforts towards making integrity and discipline the watchwords of Nigerians.“It is on record that integrity, discipline and honesty are gradually returning to [...]

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    Buhari: I pledge to stop violence against children by 2030

Buhari: I pledge to stop violence against children by 2030

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday launched a campaign to end violence against children by 2030, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) said in a statement.The president launched the campaign at the state house conference centre, promising to protect children from violence.“I say to children in Nigeria – on this historic day, we make a pledge,” said Babachir Lawal, who represented [...]

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    We’re responsible for the state of the country, say APC governors

We’re responsible for the state of the country, say APC governors

Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Monday met President Muhammadu Buhari at the villla, and said afterwards that they were culpable for the state of the country's economy.Present at the meeting were governors of Imo, Adamawa, Plateau, Kogi, Kaduna, Edo, Ogun, Kano, Kebbi and Benue states.Speaking with state house correspondents after the meeting, Rochas Okorocha, governor of Imo state [...]

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    Buhari ‘welcomes’ release of 21 Chibok girls, heads to Germany

Buhari ‘welcomes’ release of 21 Chibok girls, heads to Germany

Just before travelling to Germany on Thursday, President Muhammadu Buhari "welcomed" the release of 21 of the abducted Chibok girls and promised to further discuss the situation in the north-east with Chancellor Angela Merkel.Buhari is on a three-day official visit to the Federal Republic of Germany, and will return on Saturday.While in Berlin, the president will confer with Merkel on issues [...]

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    FG ‘DID NOT’ swap Boko Haram prisoners for Chibok girls

FG ‘DID NOT’ swap Boko Haram prisoners for Chibok girls

‎The federal government says the released 21 Chibok schoolgirls were not swapped with Boko Haram prisoners.Lai Mohammed, minister of information and culture, said this at a news conference in Abuja on Thursday.‎Mohammed said that the government had assembled a team of medical doctors, social workers and psychologists to examine the girls when they arrive in Abuja.He disclosed that they would [...]

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    FG approves fresh N700m to complete 6 federal secretariats

FG approves fresh N700m to complete 6 federal secretariats

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved fresh N700 million for the completion of the ongoing construction of federal secretariats in six states.Since 2012, he  construction of the federal secretariats in Anambra, Bayelsa, Zamfara, Nassarawa, Gombe and Osun had been stalled.Babatunde Fashola, minister of power, works and housing, who spoke to the press alongside Lai Mohammed, minister of information and [...]

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    Between Tinubu and many Brutus in APC

Between Tinubu and many Brutus in APC

MAXWELL ADEGBENROI am a Shakespearean. I enjoy his work. I'm moved by his tales. The depth of his work amazes me.It was one of Shakespeare work ‘The tragedy of Julius Cesar Is A Tragedy’ that first opened my eyes to the word of betrayal. The book written in 1599, deals on how the Roman senate claimed the life of Julius [...]

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    Tinubu, Oyegun shake hands but avoid each other at Buhari’s book launch

Tinubu, Oyegun shake hands but avoid each other at Buhari’s book launch

Bola Tinubu, former governor of Lagos state, and John Oyegun, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), set aside their differences on Tuesday and shook hands during the launch of a book written in honour of President Muhammadu Buhari.But as the event, which held at the International Conference Center (ICC), Abuja, progressed, dignitaries, including Oyegun and Tinubu, who sat [...]

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    Buhari’s anti-graft war scaring away investors, says Bruce

Buhari’s anti-graft war scaring away investors, says Bruce

Ben Bruce, senator representing Bayelsa east, on Thursday called on President Muhammadu Buhari to adjust his approach to the anti-corruption crusade, saying the policy was scaring investors.Bruce, who disclosed this while contributing to the senate’s debate on the economic recession in the country, said Nigeria should not expect foreign investments as even local investors had stopped investing.He said people who [...]

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    Buhari invites UN to step into negotiations with Boko Haram

Buhari invites UN to step into negotiations with Boko Haram

President Muhammadu Buhari says rescuing the Chibok girls abducted from their school in Borno over two years ago is getting increasingly difficult.He therefore appealed to the United Nations to mediate mediate with Boko Haram. Buhari made the appeal to Ban Ki-moon, UN secretary-general, during a bilateral meeting at the sidelines of the 71st UN general assembly in New York, Femi Adesina, his [...]

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    Buhari to ministers: To beat recession, we must think out of the box

Buhari to ministers: To beat recession, we must think out of the box

President Muhammadu Buhari says ministers and heads of departments and agencies, must think out of the box to get Nigeria out of current economic recession.Speaking at a one-day retreat held at the presidential villa in Abuja on Thursday, the president said some ministries may get less allocation in the 2017 budget, as the government plans to focus on priority areas.BUHARI'S [...]

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    MASSOB leader: Buhari shouldn’t have warned Igbo corps members

MASSOB leader: Buhari shouldn’t have warned Igbo corps members

Uchenna Madu, a leader of the Movement for the Survival of the Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB), says President Muhammadu Buhari should not have singled out Igbo youth corp members for his warning against secession.Addressing members of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), who paid him a Sallah visit in his hometown of Daura in Katsina state, Buhari asked those [...]

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