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Ortom says Onnoghen’s trial is impunity at highest level

Governor Samuel Ortom

Benue State Governor, Samuel Ortom, on Monday condemned the planned  arraignment of the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, describing it as the highest level of impunity. He also declared a statement by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President, Garba Shehu, as a confirmation that …

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Presidency tells Ortom to stop spreading hatred against Buhari

Governor Samuel Ortom

The Presidency on Sunday denied alleged plans by President Muhammadu Buhari to islamise Benue State, saying that Governor Samuel Ortom was engaging in a hate campaign against Buhari by making the allegation. It also stated that Buhari supported the anti-grazing law passed by the Benue State  Government in a bid …

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How FG spent $322m Abacha loot — Garba Shehu

Abacha loot

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has explained how the $322m recovered from late Gen. Sani Abacha’s family is being utilised by the Muhammadu Buhari administration. Shehu, in a statement made available to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday, said the money was used to …

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Presidency warns Nigerians to be wary of PDP’s lies

President Muhammadu Buhari

  The Presidency has advised Nigerians to be wary of what comes out from the opposition, especially the Peoples Democratic Party, so as “not to be misled into voting for a party that sees nothing wrong with corruption.” The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, …

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‘200 million Nigerians are the cabals controlling Buhari’

Garba Shehu

The Presidency yesterday said rather than a so-called cabal, an imaginary creation linked to all past governments of the country, President Muhammadu Buhari is remote-controlled by the 200 million-plus Nigerian people. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu said that it was the interest of …

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FG has looted repatriated $322m, says PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party has said there is an alleged looting of the repatriated $322m (about N115bn), by the Muhammadu Buhari Presidency, under the cover of distributing the money to the poor. It also alleged that over N4bn had been looted under the Tradermoni and the Farmers Anchor Borrower schemes …

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Buhari to aides: Don’t use my name for extortion


President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday warned political appointees, government officials and party men against influence peddling for corrupt pecuniary gains and other forms of extortion. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu told State House correspondents that complaints of extortions of innocent people by what he …

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There’s high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria – UK


The United Kingdom has said there is a high threat of kidnap throughout Nigeria. It also warned its nationals against travelling to the North-East, saying that the security environment in the region deteriorated in 2018. Except it is really essential, the UK cautioned its citizens against travelling to Zamfara, Kaduna, …

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Buhari says NBS data show Nigeria is making progress


The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, had said Buhari had ordered the Statistician-General of the NBS, Dr Yemi Kale, to change the high unemployment statistics and reflect the rising rate of employment in the agriculture sector. Shehu said during a recent meeting …

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Buhari’s economic team members lack requisite knowledge – Atiku


The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, on Wednesday said Nigeria’s economy was in bad shape because members of President Muhammadu Buhari’s economic team do not posses what it takes to turn the economy of the country around. Atiku said if voted into office in 2019, …

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