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Politicians making payments to voters, INEC alleges

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The Resident Electoral Commissioner in Akwa Ibom State, Mr Mike Iginni, said on Tuesday the political elite were the major problem of the country. According to him, while the Independent National Electoral Commission has been devising means to ensure the fairness and credibility of elections in the country, the political …

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Allow me to concentrate, Buhari begs striking labour unions

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday appealed to various labour unions in the country to reduce their agitations to enable his administration to concentrate on repairing damaged infrastructure. He spoke during a meeting with the executive committee of the National Association of Nigerian Students at the State House in Abuja. Buhari …

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Atiku: Boko Haram killings will continue if Buhari is re-elected


The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, has alleged that killings by Boko Haram will continue if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected. Atiku, in a statement last night by his Special Assistant on Public Communication, Phrank Shaibu, accused the federal government of wasting valuable time and resources …

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Dangote not member of APC campaign council – presidency


Special Adviser on Media to the President, Femi Adesina, has issued a statement saying businessman Aliko Dangote is not a member of the campaign council of the All Progressive’s Congress. It came after reports previously named Dangote, alongside Femi Otedola, Bola Tinubu and Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, as being on the …

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‘Buhari can’t mourn Shagari after bringing down his govt’


A Second Republic lawmaker, Dr Junaid Mohammed, has criticised President Muhammadu Buhari’s tribute to the late President Shehu Shagari, who passed away on Friday at the age of 93. Buhari, in a statement by his Special Adviser to the President (Media and Publicity), Femi Adesina, had described Shagari’s death as …

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Buhari: Shagari was a man of patriotism, humility


President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed great sadness at the news of the passing away of the first executive president of the country. He said, “On behalf of my family, the government and the people of Nigeria, it is with immense sadness that I received the news of the passing away …

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Fish out Badeh’s killers, Buhari orders security agencies

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President Muhammadu Buhari has described the killing of former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh (rtd) as “very sad and unfortunate.” The President, in a statement by his spokesperson, Femi Adesina commiserated with the family of the late general, his friends and professional colleagues in the military, …

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President Buhari congratulates Nuhu Ribadu on Anti-graft award


President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the former Chairman of Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, Malam Nuhu Ribadu, for winning the Anti-Corruption Lifetime Achievement Award. NEWSTIMES reports that Ribadu was conferred with the award at an event organised by the prestigious Sheikh Tamin Bin Hamad Al Thani International Anti-Corruption Excellence Award …

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Boko Haram insurgency: Nigeria, Chad, others to adopt new strategy


An emergency meeting of six African leaders including President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday ended in N’djamena, the Chadian capital with a resolution to change strategy in the fight against the Boko Haram insurgents. President Buhari had convened a one-day consultation with Heads of State and Governments of the Lake Chad Basin …

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