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CUPP, PDP tell lawmakers to boycott Buhari’s budget presentation

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The Coalition of United Political Parties and the Peoples Democratic Party on Sunday called on the leadership and members of the National Assembly to boycott Wednesday’s presentation of the 2019 budget by President Muhammadu Buhari. CUPP, in a statement by its national spokesperson, Ikenga  Ugochinyere,  said the lawmakers should boycott the …

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‘Nobody should attack Malian herders in Sokoto’

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The Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore has warned security agencies and civilians against attacking Malian herders grazing their cattle in Gudu and Tangaza Local Government Areas of Sokoto State. The social media had been filled with reports of the invasion of Gudu and Tangaza in Sokoto State by some bandits on …

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Buhari elected new ECOWAS chair

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President Muhammadu Buhari is the new chairman of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS). Buhari on Tuesday replaced the Togolese president, Faire Gnassigbe. He was named as the chairman at the end of the commission’s meeting in Togo today. Speaking to state house correspondents, the Senior Special Assistant …

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Dasuki’s continuous detention, assault on rule of law – lawyers

Sambo Dasuki

Worried over the continuous detention of the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd), despite being granted bail by the court, some Nigerian lawyers have decried the situation, saying it is flagrant assault on rule of law. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, had on July …

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Insecurity: We must fight terrorists together – Buhari

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President Muhammmadu Buhari has said terrorism transcends international boundaries, and no country can fight it alone. Buhari, according to his spokesman Femi Adesina, said his in Katsina Friday while receiving the president of Togo, Faure Gnassingbe, in Katsina. He lauded the proposal for a security summit between members of Economic …

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I’m working to end insurgency — Buhari

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President Muhammmadu Buhari has said his govrnment is making every effort to bring insurgency to a complete end. Speaking at the Presidential Villa in Abuja yesterday night while breaking Ramadan fast with members of the diplomatic corps, Buhari said his administration would continue to collaborate with Nigeria’s neighbours under the …

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