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What Piece of Information Did Tinubu Gift President Buhari in Cote d’Ivoire?

What Piece of Information Did Tinubu Gift President Buhari in Cote d’Ivoire?

It was quite gratifying seeing President  Muhammadu Buhari display rare strength and character recently in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire’s capital.  Strength because without betraying any sign of tiredness or weakness, he was engaged in one bilateral meeting after another, lasting well past midnight for the duration of the conference. And character as evidenced in the currency and

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Secondus Serves APC Quit Notice.

Uche Secondus, newly elected national chairman of the People’s Democratic Party, PDP, in his acceptance speech says APC would have outstayed its welcome at the Aso Rock presidential villa by May 2019. His full address: Your Excellencies,  The former President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan GCFR Your Excellency the former Vice

Edo Govt to Tackle Human Trafficking Cartel

 Godwin Obaseki, Edo State Governor, has described human trafficking as the greatest security challenge facing his administration and has vowed to deploy the state’s powers and resources to destroy the illicit trade.  Edo is one of the states where human trafficking is rife. Over the years, many of its youths, particularly young girls, are lured by

Atiku Leaves APC

Atiku Abubakar, former vice president has resigned from the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. In a statement released this morning, the former vice president said “events of the intervening years” have proved that he was wrong to have believed that the APC was capable of bringing about a “rebirth of the new Nigeria”. Here is

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Whither Zimbabwe

By Martins Agbonlahor How are the mighty fallen, indeed! When war veteran, Robert Gabriel Mugabe assumed the throne as president of Zimbabwe thirty seven years ago, we had high hopes especially when His Excellency himself in building a wholly participatory, all-inclusive, non-racial government urged the white population of Zimbabwe to ‘stay with us…in this country and

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Alex Ekwueme is Dead

Alex Ekwueme, 85, former vice president in the second republic, is dead. He died in a London hospital yesterday, according to a statement released by his family. His younger brother, Laz, who’s the traditional ruler of Oko, in Anambra state, conveyed the message in the statement. “The Ekwueme family regrets to announce the peaceful passing

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IGP Supporters Storm National Assembly Over Probe

Some Nigerians today stormed the National Assembly to protest the planned probe of Ibrahim Idris, Inspector General of Police, by the lawmakers. Idris was asked to appear before the Senate to defend himself against allegations of corruption and abuse of office leveled against him by a Nigerian senator, Isa Misau. Among others, Misau had accused

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Speech Delivered By The Senate President On The Presentation Of The 2018 Appropriation 7th November 2017

SPEECH DELIVERED BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SENATE, FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA, HIS EXCELLENCY, SENATOR (DR.) ABUBAKAR BUKOLA SARAKI (C.O.N) ON THE PRESENTATION OF THE 2018 APPROPRIATION BILL – 7TH NOVEMBER, 2017. PROTOCOL. 1. Mr. President, on behalf of my colleagues, Distinguished Senators of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and Honourable Members of the House of Representatives, I welcome

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