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President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech – full text

Fellow Nigerians, It has become necessary for me to address you having heard from many concerned Nigerians and having concluded a meeting with all the Security Chiefs.
The Lekki Concession Company, LCC, has refuted claims that it removed the CCTV’s at Lekki tollgate few hours before the shooting of protesters on Tuesday.

Lekki shootings: Lagos government can’t be exonerated – Joe Okei-Odumakin

Two civil rights movements under the aegis of Women Arise and Centre for Change, on Wednesday, lent its voice to the killing of #EndSARS protesters by security operatives in Lagos but warned that Nigeria may return to its pariah status in the comity of nations witnessed during the regime of late General Sani Abacha.
Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has said that the Senate on resumption of plenary will further probe the NNPC on diversion of dividends from the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG).

Senator Saraki: Governor Obaseki’s victory has several implications

Immediate past Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has congratulated Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State on his re-election, saying it has several symbolic representations for Nigeria and its democracy.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

APC urges Abia governor to conduct councils election

Reacting to the delay in conducting council polls, Abia State chapter of All Progressives Congress, APC, has issued an ultimatum to Governor Okezie Ikpeazu to conduct election into the councils.
Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has threatened to expose corrupt leaders in the north.

IPOB: Biafra in future will teach Nigeria how to run democracy

The leader of Igbo separatist group Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has boasted that in the event that Biafra attains nationhood ‘Nigerians will troop to Biafraland to learn how to run a democratic government.’

IPPIS: President Buhari dictatorial – ASUU

ASUU spoke on the latest directive by the Federal Government that her officials would move to campuses to begin enrollment of university workers on the Integrated Personnel Payroll and Information System (IPPIS).

Abia uncovers plot of planned protest

Abia State government said that it has uncovered plots by oppositions in the state to hire hoodlums outside the state to hold protests in the two major cities of Umuahia, the state capital and Aba, the commercial nerve of the state respectively.

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ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, made the assessment in a telephone interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday.

IPPIS: Some professors paid N8,000 as salary in some months – ASUU chief

President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), Professor Biodun Ogunyemi, while featuring on a Channels Television programme on Thursday evening, buttressed opposition of the union to the IPPIS platform owing to constant amputation of salaries of academic staff.
Electricity pylons carrying power from Koeberg nuclear power plant are seen in Cape Town, South Africa, on July 11, 2018. REUTERS-Sumaya Hisham-File Photo

Nigeria’s power generation hits 5,459MW

Nigeria’s power sector has recorded its highest national peak of 5,459.50MW, the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has said.

Nigeria immigration chief tells officers to avoid image tarnishing indulgences

The Comptroller-General (CG) of the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS), Mr Muhammad Babandede, has told officers of the service to avoid issues capable of tarnishing the image of the service.
Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu

IGP: Police officers didn’t shoot #EndSARS protesters

The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has rejected reports by global rights organisation, Amnesty International, that police officer shot at #EndSARS protesters.
Folarin Balogun is delighted to make his Arsenal debut in the Gunners Europa League win over Dundalk on Thursday night.

Folarin Balogun thrilled to make Arsenal debut

Folarin Balogun is delighted to make his Arsenal debut in the Gunners Europa League win over Dundalk on Thursday night.