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Buhari’s Speech, The Roar Of A Lion –Shehu Sani

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The Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani, has applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for boldly declaring that the unity of Nigeria is not negotiable. In a lengthy Facebook post, the Senator described President Buhari’s speech as a Lion’s roar meant to wake up a slumbering nation dangerously forgetting the lessons of its...

G Spent N1.3tn On Capital Projects – Osinbajo

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Nigeria's Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo, said on Monday that the Buhari administration spent N1.3tn on capital projects in 2016, the highest in the history of the country. Osinbajo disclosed this at a plenary of the 2017 Nigerian Bar Association national conference in Lagos with the theme: “African Business: Penetrating Through Institution Building.” The...

Jubilation Shows Buhari More Popular – Groups

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Zonal Coordinator of the National Committee of Buhari Support Groups, NCBSG in the South-West, Professor Ajayi Boroffice, said the nationwide jubilation over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical vacation in London after 103 days showed that he is now more popular and accepted by Nigerians. Boroffice, in a statement...

New Pro-Chancellor Raises Hope On LAUTECH Early Reopening

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The new Pro-Chancellor and Chairman, Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, Prof. Oladapo Afolabi, has said the university will reopen for normal activities in some days’ time. Afolabi, who said this at a press conference he addressed  in Osogbo on Monday alongside other new members of the...

Buhari’s Return Rekindles Hope For A Promising Nigeria – Gov Bello

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The Niger State Governor, Abubakar Bello, has said that the successful return of President Muhammadu Buhari from his medical vacation has rekindled hope and strengthened faith among Nigerians that the country would be great again. Bello, who had earlier visited the President while recuperating in London, noted that the uncommon, natural...

I Am Grateful To Nigerians – Aisha Buhari

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Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, has expressed gratitude to Nigerians for prayers offered for the recovery of her husband. She made this known on Monday in a tweet after the President’s return from the UK where he was undergoing medical treatment. “As we welcome our dear President back home, I am...

 

Shell Warns Of Safety Risks At Occupied Plant

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Royal Dutch Shell has raised an alarm over the continuing siege at a Nigerian facility by protesters, saying they could be putting their safety at risk. Hundreds of protesters from the Kula and Belema communities in Nigeria’s restless southern Rivers State have occupied the plant since August 11 to press their...

President Buhari Resumes Work

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President Muhammadu Buhari is back at work as he resumed office at the state house on Monday morning, after over three months of medical leave in London. The Special Adviser to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina told journalists that President Buhari stepped into his office some minutes...

Nigeria’s Unity Not Negotiable, Says Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has said Nigeria’s unity has already been settled and is non-negotiable. The President said this in his national broadcast this morning, following his return from London where he spent more than 100 days receiving medical attention. He said: “In 2003 after I joined partisan politics, the late Chief Emeka...

DAAR Communications PLC. Disclaimer

15 hours ago /

The management of DAAR Communications PLC., owners and operators of Africa Independent Television (AIT), Raypower FM and Faaji FM has described as phony, illegal, unauthorized, embarrassing and highly mischievous websites and social media accounts, including Facebook that are credited to the media conglomerate. The management of Daar Communications PLC., has therefore...

Cross-River: High Court Demands Status Quo Be Maintained On House Of Assembly

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A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered that status quo be maintained on cross-river state house of assembly’s attempt to declare vacant the seat of Elucate Okora Ekom, in the state legislature. The speaker of the house, John Gaul Lebo, had recently declared the seat vacant over Ekom’s decision...

Reps Detains Bank Of Agriculture Executives

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The House Of Representatives committee on public accounts says it will not allow two directors of the bank of agriculture to leave the premises of the national assembly until its managing director; Kabir Adamu appears before it. The officers are the executive director regional banking, Emmanuel Ameh and the company’s legal...

Governor Ortom Demands Arrest Of Aide's Murder

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Benue state governor, Samuel Ortom has demanded the arrest and prosecution of the killers of his principal special assistant on knowledge economy and investments, Tavershima Adyorough. Adyorough was shot and killed by gunmen who invaded his residence at about 12.30 on Sunday morning and also shot his wife who is on...

Anambra: Divergence Reactions Trail The Return Of President Buhari

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In Anambra state divergence reactions have trailed the return of President Muhammad Buhari after over one hundred days of medical vacation in London While some people joined other Nigerians to celebrate, others believe that his return will not add value to the life of the ordinary Nigerian and wondered whether the...

APDA Welcomes President Buhari

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The Advanced People’s Democratic Alliance, APDA has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country after 103 days medical vacation in London. The party paid glowing tributes to Nigerians for their prayers, patience and steadfastness in their support for the president while receiving treatment abroad. It said Nigeria is indeed a...

Herdsmen Crisis Rock Edo Community

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Apana community in Etsako West, Edo State has called on the federal and state governments to stop the activities of rampaging herdsmen within their community. Ezuduemoih Richard, representative of the community in Abuja says Fulani herdsmen have taken full occupancy of their community in Etsako west with the connivance of some...

President Buhari Addresses The Nation (Full Speech)

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After more than three months in London on a medical vacation, President Muhammadu Buhari returned to the country on Saturday and this morning he addressed the nation. In his speech, the President spoke about Nigeria’s unity, agitations, and the war on Boko Haram, among other things. Read his full speech below: My dear...

Boko Haram’s Original Intention Was Not To Abduct Us – Chibok Girls

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More information around the abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls from Chibok, Borno State by Boko Haram insurgents in 2014 has emerged through secret dairies kept by the girls. One of the authors of the dairies, Naomi Adamu wrote that the insurgents had come to the school on that night in...

Osinbajo Attends President Kagame’s Inauguration In Rwanda

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The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo has left Abuja for Kigali, the capital of Rwanda where is attending the Presidential inauguration of President Paul Kagame. The inauguration is expected to be witnessed by several African Heads of State and Government, following President Kagame’s victory in the country’s Presidential election on August...

SERAP Asks Osinbajo To Improve Safety Of EFCC Officials

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The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has urged the Acting President Professor Yemi Osinbajo to “direct the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kpotun Idris to lead the investigation of Wednesday’s attack by gunmen on the headquarters of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in Abuja. SERAP is also asking...


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