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    ‘A great loss to Nigeria’ — Buhari mourns Reinhard Bonnke

‘A great loss to Nigeria’ — Buhari mourns Reinhard Bonnke

President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of Reinhard Bonnke, a German evangelist, as a great loss to Nigeria.Bonnke died on Saturday at the age of 79.In a statement, Buhari condoled with the German government and the preacher's family over Bonnke's death.While praying that God comfort all those that mourn him, the president said the evangelist made the message of [...]

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    ‘Surprise us, do the right thing’ — Banky W calls out Buhari over Sowore’s rearrest

‘Surprise us, do the right thing’ — Banky W calls out Buhari over Sowore’s rearrest

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    President-General Buhari should control his wild dogs, says Soyinka on DSS’ rearrest of  Sowore

President-General Buhari should control his wild dogs, says Soyinka on DSS’ rearrest of Sowore

Wole Soyinka, Nobel laureate, has described the Department of State Services (DSS) as a pack of "wild dogs of disobedience".In a statement on Friday, Soyinka described the rearrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of #RevolutionNow movement, as a degradation of the judiciary.On Friday, operatives of the DSS rearrested Sowore and Olawale Bakare at the federal high court in Abuja less than [...]

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    Finally, senate receives 2020 budget report

Finally, senate receives 2020 budget report

A report on the 2020 appropriation bill has been laid in the upper legislative chamber.The report was laid after Jibrin Barau, chairman of the senate appropriations committee, moved a motion to that effect on Wednesday.Senate President Ahmad Lawan said copies of the bill will be made available to the lawmakers before it is finally passed.The budget report was scheduled to [...]

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    Buhari inaugurates made-in-Nigeria war vehicle

Buhari inaugurates made-in-Nigeria war vehicle

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the first-ever made in Nigeria military war vehicle.The war vehicle was inaugurated in Kaduna on Tuesday. It is to be used for military operations in the north-east.The vehicle was manufactured by Defence Industrial Corporation of Nigeria, Kaduna.Apart from the vehicle code-named ‘Ezugwu’, the president also inaugurated an ultra-modern army hospital.Speaking at the event, Buhari condoled [...]

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    Nwodo: Security agents in south-east using POS to collect bribe

Nwodo: Security agents in south-east using POS to collect bribe

John Nwodo, president general of Ohanaeze Ndigbo, apex socio-cultural Igbo organisation, has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to demolish the checkpoints on major roads leading to the south-east.In a letter addressed to the president, Nwodo alleged that the security operatives manning the checkpoints are extorting passengers and traders.He lamented that roads leading to other regions in the country do not have [...]

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    ‘I pray for Allah’s continued peace in our home’ — Buhari, wife celebrate 30th wedding anniversary

‘I pray for Allah’s continued peace in our home’ — Buhari, wife celebrate 30th wedding anniversary

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    Oil earnings can’t take care of the country’s needs, says Buhari

Oil earnings can’t take care of the country’s needs, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says although Nigeria is rich in petroleum resources, the earnings from oil is not enough to take care of the country's needs.According to Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, Buhari said this on Thursday when he received Carlos Trejo Sosa, outgoing Cuban ambassador to Nigeria, at the presidential villa in Abuja.Buhari was quoted as saying he was pleased with [...]

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    Buhari to attend gas summit in Malabo

Buhari to attend gas summit in Malabo

President Muhammadu Buhari will participate in the 5th Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) Summit in Malabo, Equatorial Guinea, scheduled for Friday.This was disclosed in a statement by Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to the President on media and publicity.The one-day meeting will be attended by leaders of major gas producing nations of the world namely, Algeria, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Libya, [...]

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    Nigeria seals deal with Netherlands for diary chain development

Nigeria seals deal with Netherlands for diary chain development

Nigeria and Netherlands have signed a memorandum of association (MoU) on dairy chain development in Niger state. This was disclosed via the Twitter handle of the Nigerian presidency.President Muhammadu Buhari and Mark Rutte, prime minister of the Netherlands, witnessed the signing of the MoU between Royal FrieslandCampina Wamco, a Dutch multinational dairy company, and the Niger state government, on Tuesday.https://twitter.com/NGRPresident/status/1199471482323255297?s=19Before signing [...]

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    Buhari: There’ll be problems if we don’t rehabilitate IDPs

Buhari: There’ll be problems if we don’t rehabilitate IDPs

President Muhammadu Buhari says the rehabilitation of internally displaced persons (IDPs) in the country is imperative and urgent to avert problems in the future.According to Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, said Buhari spoke when he received Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, president of the 74th United Nations General Assembly (UNGA), at the state house, Abuja, on Monday.The president was quoted as saying Nigeria is committed [...]

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    Buhari, Osinbajo at APC NEC meeting in Abuja

Buhari, Osinbajo at APC NEC meeting in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari; Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo attended the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Friday.Adams Oshiomhole, governors elected on the party's platform and other key members of the ruling party were also in attendance.Below are some pictures:[...]

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    Buhari: We’ve made a lot of progress working with this n’assembly

Buhari: We’ve made a lot of progress working with this n’assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari says a lot of progress has been made working with the current national assembly.Speaking at the national executive committee (NEC) meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja on Friday, Buhari said the national assembly led by the current senate president has shown "so much commitment" to issues."I was constrained to tell you yesterday (at caucus [...]

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    Buhari: I won’t make the mistake of seeking a third term

Buhari: I won’t make the mistake of seeking a third term

President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that he is seeking a third term.Buhari said this on Friday at a meeting of the national executive committee (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Abuja."I'm not going to make the mistake of attempting a third term," the president said."Beside the age, I swore by the holy book that I would [...]

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    Before Lawan and our senators do Buhari’s bidding

Before Lawan and our senators do Buhari’s bidding

"Democracy depends on strong institutions and it's about minority rights, checks and balances and freedom of speech." Those are the words of former US President Barack Obama when he visited South Africa in June 2018.Now a quick question. Is the system of government practised today in Nigeria a democracy? I'm not sure how you will answer that but let me [...]

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    IPPIS: Buhari’s govt becoming dictatorial, says ASUU

IPPIS: Buhari’s govt becoming dictatorial, says ASUU

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