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Nigerian looters plan anti-Buhari protest in London – presidency

The Presidency has described protest in London as an uncovered plan by Nigerian looters to disrupt the ongoing official visit of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), sources in the presidency told State House correspondents on Tuesday night that the alleged looters had rented motley crowd …

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Zuckerberg tells lawmakers ‘I’m sorry’ for data abuses

Facebook chairman Mark Zuckerberg offered apologies to US lawmakers Tuesday as he made a long-awaited appearance in a congressional hearing on the hijacking of personal data on millions of users. Reading from his written testimony, Zuckerberg repeated a statement he had previously made, saying the misuse of data “was my …

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Photos from APC NEC meeting in Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo, Senate President Bukola Saraki, Speaker House of Representatives Yakubu Dogara, APC National Chairman Chief John Odigie Oyegun and others attended the National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) at the party secretariat on Monday in Abuja where the 74-year-old Nigerian leader …

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President Buhari to seek re-election in 2019

President Muhammadu Monday in Abuja declared his intention to seek re-election in 2019. President Buhari made the declaration at a closed-door meeting of the National Executive Committee of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The President said he was responding to the clamour by Nigerians to recontest in 2019, adding that …

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Ex-president Jonathan ‘unaware’ of Cambridge Analytica campaign role

Nigerian former President Goodluck Jonathan “wasn’t aware” of any use of Cambridge Analytica in his 2015 bid for re-election, his spokesman said Thursday. The Nigerian government is probing claims that Cambridge Analytica, a British-based political consultancy, illegally used Facebook data in past election campaigns. In a press statement released Sunday, …

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Mueller says Trump not criminal target currently

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of prosecutors has informed President Donald Trump’s attorneys that the president is not currently considered a criminal target in the Russia investigation, according to a person familiar with the conversation. The person, who was not authorized to speak publicly about private conversations and spoke on …

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Nwankwo Kanu to run against Buhari in 2019

Nigerian football legend, Nwankwo Kanu on Tuesday announced he will run in the 2019 Nigeria presidential election. The 41-Year-old former Arsenal FC and Inter Milan forward said his major aim is to tackle insecurity because the present administration has failed in its responsibility to protect Nigerians. Kanu told Goal.com, “My presence …

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Fmr. CBN boss to run for president in 2019

A former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Kingsley Moghalu, announced on Monday that he was consulting widely to run for the presidency in 2019. Mr. Moghalu told political correspondents in Lagos that time had come for technocrats, intellectuals and experienced people to take power from Nigeria’s career …

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