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EFCC interrogates Senator Ali Modu Sheriff

Former national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Sen Ali Modu Sheriff, yesterday, returned to the headquarters of the Economic Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) in continuation of his interrogation by the commission.

President Buhari arrives Damaturu

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Damaturu, the Yobe State capital where he was received by the governor of the state.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Only zero hunger can wipe out Boko Haram

A former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, has said the Boko Haram insurgency can only be defeated if governments tackle the issue of hunger and joblessness.

President Buhari: Executive, National Assembly standoff slowing governance

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday blamed the standoff between his administration and the National Assembly for the slow pace of governance under the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC).

Governor Shettima urges northern residents against further abduction by insurgency

Borno Governor Kashim Shettima on Sunday called on residents of the entire northern region to be extra vigilant and remain on guard against the moves of boko haram especially as it concerns rampant abductions.

Governor Gaidam: How Nigerian military caused Dapchi schoolgirls’ abduction

The Governor of Yobe State, Ibrahim Gaidam, has blamed the Nigeria military for the attack on Dapchi town and the abduction of schoolgirls from the community by Boko Haram.

Presidential delegation arrives Yobe again

The Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and his counterpart in the interior ministry, Abdulrahman Dambazau, have arrived Damaturu, the Yobe State capital.

Boko Haram: Kano govt offers scholarships to 100 Borno orphans

The Governor of Kano State, Abdullahi Ganduje, on Friday, announced that the state government has awarded life scholarships to 100 children orphaned by the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Borno State.

Borno community commends President Buhari over released 10 abducted Margi women

The Concerned Margi Elders of Askira Uba Local government of Borno state residing in Maiduguri have commended president Muhammadu Buhari for the timely release of the 10 Margi women abducted by Boko Haram last year.

Governor Shettima hails federal govt, theatre commander’s stride in combatting terrorism

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has lauded the efforts of the federal government in combating the activities of Boko Haram insurgency in the northeast.

Borno approves N1 billion for public sector retirees, worker benefits

Borno State Governor Kashim Shettima has approved N1 billion for payments of gratuity to retirees formerly in the service of the state.

APC’s report on restructuring a deception – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Wednesday dismissed the report of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on restructuring as “a ruse and fresh attempt to beguile Nigerians with another round of lies, empty proposals and hollow promises, ahead of 2019 elections, just as it did in 2015.”

Dickson: Nigeria must be restructured before 2019 polls

Governor Seriake Dickson said on Friday that fundamental alterations can be incorporated into the Nigerian Constitution before 2019 elections — even as he acknowledged outright restructuring of the country can be cumbersome and time-consuming.

APC jittery, scared of our growing popularity – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has warned the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC-led administration of President Muhammadu Buhari over what it called its increasing desperation to cling unto power, even as it said the party was scared of its popularity.


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