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Why I stand with Buhari

These are very difficult times in our country. Sad, mournful and dolorous times, as the New Year opened with killings in Rivers, Kaduna, Taraba, and Benue states, among others. Of course, there had been gruesome carnage on the Mambilla plateau mid last year, and bloodletting in Numan, Adamawa State, as well as in other places.

The world has gone in reverse – UN chief

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Get Out and Black-ish win big at NAACP Image Awards

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Indicators point to better economic performance in 2018 – Senator Udoma

The Nigerian economy will be significantly better in 2018 going by the consistent positive trend of key indicators since the country emerged from recession in the second quarter of last year, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, has said.

Power generation hits 4,327MW despite gas pipeline fire

Power generation in Nigeria increased by 1,100 megawatts in four days despite last Thursday’s fire incident that affected the Escravos-Lagos Pipeline supplying gas to some power plants.

AfDB denies calling off $600m loan to Nigeria

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has refuted media reports that it has called off its $600 million loan to Nigeria.

Federal govt to unveil new policy to enhance power distribution

The Ministry of Power said it would soon introduce a new policy, targeted at expanding electricity distribution in the nation.

No decision yet on troops deployment in Benue – Lai Mohammed

The federal government will decide whether to send soldiers to end the killings allegedly being perpetrated by Fulani herdsmen in Benue state only after a thorough evaluation of the situation.

Do you think President Buhari celebrated Xmas happily?

President Muhammadu Buhari no doubt celebrated Christmas with sadness and a broken heart. Whereas most Nigerians had joy to the fullest amidst the country’s bad economic shape, the imbalance in the country’s socio-economic position and perhaps some family challenges deprived the number one person the joy he should have had during the yuletide.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar is Miyetti Allah’s chief financier – Paul Unongo

The Chairman of the Northern Elders Forum, Paul Unongo, has accused former Vice President Atiku Abubakar of being the chief financier and most influential member of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria, the apex body of Fulani herdsmen in Nigeria.

Buhari’s speech: PDP being consumed by envy – VON chief

The Director-General of Voice of Nigeria, Mr. Osita Okechukwu, has described the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP’s criticism of President Muhammadu Buhari’s New Year speech as an action driven by greed.

Full Text: President Buhari’s New Year message to Nigerians

I join my fellow citizens this morning to welcome and celebrate the New Year 2018. This year promises to be pivotal in our quest for CHANGE.

2018: President Buhari promises major facelifts in power, rail, roads

The Presidency on Saturday raised the hopes of Nigerians in the New Year with a pledge to ensure major facelifts in power, rail and roads, based on the present administration’s investment in infrastructure.

2018: Expect major facelift in power, rail, roads – Presidency

The Presidency on Saturday told Nigerians to expect major facelift in power, rail and roads in 2018 based on the present administration’s investment in infrastructure.

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