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Buhari inaugurates committee to audit recovered loot

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated a three-member committee to audit all assets recovered by relevant government agencies. Members of the committee are Olufemi Lijadu, Chinyere Bibiogha and Mohammad Nami. They were sworn in by Mr. Buhari inside the conference room in the office of the wife of the president …

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Buhari congratulates Governor Obiano on re-election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the people of Anambra State, the governorship candidates, the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, election observers as well as security agencies on the peaceful conduct of the November 18 gubernatorial election in the state. According to the president, “the processes leading to the election and …

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Suicide bomber kills at least 50 in Nigeria

At least 50 people were killed on Tuesday when a suicide bomber blew himself up at a mosque in northeast Nigeria, police said, in an attack blamed on Boko Haram jihadists. The blast happened during early morning prayers at the Madina mosque in the Unguwar Shuwa area of Mubi, some …

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President Buhari Mourns Alex Ekwueme

President Muhammadu Buhari sends condolences to Nigerians, and to the Government and people of Anambra State, on the passing away of elder statesman and former Vice President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme (GCON), on Sunday, November 19, 2017. President Buhari commiserates with the entire Oko Kingdom, the Aguata Council of Traditional …

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Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme Is Dead

Ex-Vice President Alex Ekwueme Is Dead

Second Republic vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme died on Sunday night November 19 in a London hospital, according to a statement released today by his family. The statement, signed by the former vice president’s brother, and the traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, Igwe Laz Ekwueme, read:  “Ekwueme family …

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Buhari congratulates Jonathan as former president turns 60

On behalf of the Federal Executive Council and all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on his 60th birthday, November 20th, 2017. President Buhari joins members of the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP), professional colleagues, associates of Dr Jonathan, and his family in celebrating the …

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Buhari directs reinstatement of Obiano’s security aides

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. While welcoming the President on arrival Wednesday in Awka for the Grand Finale of the All Progressives Congress Governorship Rally, the governor had complained about the withdrawal of his security aides. Before departing Awka, President Buhari directed the Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations), Joshak Habila to ensure the return of the governor’s security personnel.

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the reinstatement of the security aides of Governor Willie Obiano of Anambra State. While welcoming the President on arrival Wednesday in Awka for the Grand Finale of the All Progressives Congress Governorship Rally, the governor had complained about the withdrawal of his security aides. Before …

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President Buhari urged to free ailing Shiite leader Zakzaky

Nigeria’s government was on Thursday urged to order the release of a pro-Iranian Shiite Muslim group leader, who has been in custody for nearly two years since clashes with soldiers. Ibrahim Zakzaky, who heads the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, and his wife should be freed “on health grounds”, lawyer Femi …

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2019 Election: PDP begs Atiku to return to party

2019 Election: PDP begs Atiku to return to party

The Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has renewed its call on former Vice President Atiku Abubakar to return to the party ahead of the 2019 general elections. The state chairman of the party, Shehu Tahir, made the call while speaking the party’s stakeholders meeting on Wednesday …

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