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Ex-President Jonathan felicitates with General Abdulsalami

Ex-President Dr. Goodluck Jonathan has congratulated a former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar (retd.), on his 76 birthday, describing him as a great patriot and a man of peace.

June 12 : Abiola’s family, civil societies urge President Buhari to end poverty

The family of late MKO Abiola and some Civil Society Organisations have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to end poverty in the nation, as that was what Abiola stood for.

June 12: Stop displaying loyalty to MKO Abiola’s ‘Tormentor-in-Chief’ – Professor Soyinka tells President...

Nobel laureate, Wole Soyinka, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to stop admiring and displaying loyalty to an unnamed individual whom he referred to late MKO Abiola’s “Tormentor-in-Chief.”

Presidency: What President Buhari ​discussed with Morocco’s King Mohammed

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria and King Mohammed VI of Morocco reached a number of agreements during the two-day visit to the North African country by the Nigerian leader.

Jerry Agada: Obasanjo-Buhari face-off a slap on Nigeria’s democracy

A former Minister of State for Education, Prof. Jerry Agada, has described the face-off between former President Olusegun Obasanjo and President Muhammadu Buhari, as ‘very shameful’ and a slap on Nigeria’s nascent democracy.

Like MKO Abiola like Leah Sharibu

The late Chief Moshood Kashimawo Abiola was the acclaimed, legitimate winner of the 1993 Presidential election, which was conducted, purportedly, to usher in a Democratic Administration after Ibrahim Babangida’s eight years in power, as Nigeria’s sole military President till date!

June 12 tsunami and the ones who won’t forgive President Buhari

Even at that time, it was pretty obvious that the unjust annulment was a huge elite conspiracy, well beyond the schemes and machinations, for which the then Head of State, General Ibrahim Babangida had established a formidable reputation.

Official: Super Eagles may need President Buhari’s magical touch to excel in Russia

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth and Sports, Adesola Olusade, says the Super Eagles may need the “magical touch’’ of President Muhamadu Buhari to excel at the upcoming FIFA World Cup.

House of Representatives in rowdy session over June 12

Lawmakers in the House of Representatives on Thursday were divided over the declaration of June 12 as National Democracy Day by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Ohanaeze: President Buhari must apologize to Igbo over civil war comment

The apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to apologize to the Igbo over his recent comment that Nigerian troops were lenient to Biafran troops and Easterners during the Civil War.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Leadership, mismanagement bane of tertiary institutions

One of the core principles of tertiary education in Nigeria in respect to economic development and socio-political order was that made available by 1960 Report of the Ashby Commission on Higher Education premised on creating a national elite; engendering development and; promoting unity and nation-building.

Frederick Fasehun-led OPC backs National Assembly on threat to impeach President Buhari

Oodua People’s Congress (OPC) has praised the National Assembly for Monday’s joint resolution to sanction the President, saying, it was an overdue and commendable step to protect the country’s democracy and check the nation’s slide into totalitarianism.

President Buhari: General Gowon ordered us to treat Biafran soldiers as brothers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said a former military Head of State, Gen. Yakubu Gowon (retd.), directed all the military commanders during the nation’s Civil War to show a lot of restraint while dealing with the Biafran soldiers.

Civil War: Why Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday spoke on why the Nigerian Army was soft on Biafrans during the Civil War.

General Abdulsalami commends Governor Wike for project delivery in Rivers

A former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has commended the Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, for his delivery of projects to the Rivers people.

China happy to see political stability in Italy

Italy is an important member of the EU and has traditionally friendly ties with China, the ministry spokeswoman, Hua Chunying, told a daily news conference in Beijing.

Italy’s president calls in former IMF official amid political turmoil

President Sergio Mattarella has called in Carlo Cottarelli after two anti-establishment parties angrily abandoned their plans to form a coalition in the face of a veto from the head of state over their choice of economy minister.

Generals Gowon, Obasanjo laud Afe Babalola University for boosting Nigeria’s education image

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo and former head of state, Gen. Yakubu Gowon, have described Afe Babalola University, Ado Ekiti (ABUAD) as a citadel of learning that has brought improved the academic image of the country at the international level.

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NAFDAC introduces video conferences to cut cost

The Director-General, National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control, Prof. Moji Adeyeye, said she had introduced video conferences in the agency to cut cost.

England skipper Harry Kane scores stoppage time winner against Tunisia

Gareth Southgate's side missed a host of gilt-edged chances in the first half and were then frustrated by a resolute Tunisian side who looked to have claimed a vital point. But Kane popped up in the 91s minute to head England to victory from a corner.

Ex-President Jonathan starved NDDC of funds – Nsima Ekere

Managing Director of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, Dr. Nsima Ekere, has stirred the hornet’s nest as he accused former President Goodluck Jonathan of poor funding of the interventionist agency during his administration, which lasted six years.

Philipp Lahm: Germany will rebound from Mexico loss

Philipp Lahm expects World Cup holders Germany to pull together after their 1-0 opening defeat at the hands of Mexico and to find "a common path towards the right solution" for their tactical problems.

Rivers council poll victory showcases Governor Wike’s performance – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party says its victory in the just-concluded local government election held in Rivers State manifests the appreciation of the people for the performance of the state Governor, Chief Nyesom Wike.