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President Buhari receives delegation from Borno State in State House on 7th Jan 2019-2

Governor Shettima weeps before President Buhari over Boko Haram resurgence

With shaken voice and tears rolling down his cheeks, Borno State governor Kashim Shettima on Monday narrated before President Muhammadu Buhari in Abuja how Boko Haram’s resurgence in his state has led to the displacement of thousands of indigenes and the dire security situation in Northern Borno.
President Buhari receives delegation from Cherubim and Seraphim

Cherubim and Seraphim urges President Buhari to ensure release of Leah Sharibu

The Cherubim and Seraphim Unification Church of Nigeria has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure the release of Leah Sharibu, the last of the Dapchi School girls being held in captivity by Boko Haram.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

CLO urges President Buhari to give priority to security, free, fair elections

The Civil Liberties Organisation (CLO), Anambra State chapter, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari, to give priority to security as well as ensure free and fair February general elections by expediting action on war against insurgency, farmers-herders clashes, and release of Miss Leah Sharibu, among others.
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).

2019: Senate president urges Nigerians to remain positive

The President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called on Nigerians to remain positive and hope for better days even as they celebrate the commencement of the New Year, 2019.
President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”
Repeated Boko Haram attacks on Nigerian soldiers have threatened Buhari's re-election bid [Audu Marte-AFP]

Muhammadu Buhari rattled by Boko Haram attacks as polls loom

As Nigeria prepares for general elections in February, a series of attacks by Boko Haram has focused attention on the security situation in the country.
Oby Ezekwesili

Oby Ezekwesili: How I will tackle Boko Haram if elected president

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), Oby Ezekwesili, has revealed how her government will tackle Boko Haram insurgency if elected in the 2019 general election.
Sale Ahmad Sale a.k.a. Baban Hassan the leader of Al-Barnawi Media group, a faction of Boko Haram was killed by a joint operation conducted by the NIgerian Army and NIgerian Airforce.

Key leader of Boko Haram faction that abducted Leah Sharibu killed

The Nigerian Military says it has killed one of the leaders of the Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP) – the Boko Haram factional group believed to have abducted Leah Sharibu.
President Buhari receives in audience Leadership of Christian faith in State House on 16th Nov 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: My vision, objectives for Nigeria very clear

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, stated that his vision and objectives for Nigeria are very clear and he is on course to achieving them.

Activities resume fully at Dapchi girls college, 9 months after abduction saga

Academic activities have resumed in full force at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls on Feb.19.

2019: CAN accuses politicians of desperation

The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) is set to meet President Mohammadu Buhari, as part of its continued parley with stakeholders; ahead of the 2019 elections.

CAN: Bad leader will not be elected as president in 2019

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has declared November 18-20, 2018 as days of “non-stop praise of God for Divine Intervention in next year’s general elections and other problems facing the country”.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Members of Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) wave flags and chant slogans as they take part in a demonstration to protest against the imprisonnement of a Shiite, in Abuja, on October 29, 2018. - The army and police confronted members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), the group's spokesman Ibrahim Musa told AFP, amid reports of casualties. Rights groups have accused Nigeria's military of killing more than 300 IMN supporters and burying them in mass graves during the 2015 confrontation, a charge the military strongly denies. (Photo by Sodiq ADELAKUN / AFP)

Coalition faults Amnesty International on military’s response to Shiites

The Amnesty International (AI) has come under attack over its recent report that Nigeria’s security operatives engaged members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). who protested in Abuja not to restore public order, but to kill them.
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ECWA: What federal government is doing to secure Leah Sharibu’s release

The Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA) has said the Federal Government was working round the clock to ensure the release of the remaining Dapchi girl, Leah Sharibu, from Boko Haram captivity.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed harps on religious tolerance as church marks centenary

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has stressed the need for peaceful co-existence between Christian and Muslim faithful in order to engender peace and unity in the country.
Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed

Federal government reassures of Leah Sharibu’s safe release

The Federal Government has reassured Nigerians that it is doing its best to ensure the safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only schoolgirl, from the 110 kidnapped in Dapchi, who has remained in Boko Haram captivity.
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Federal government reassures safe release of Leah Sharibu

The Federal Government on Thursday reassured Nigerians that it was doing its best to ensure safe release of Leah Sharibu, the only one of the kidnapped Dapchi school girls who remained in captivity.
Leah Sharibu

Coalition urges UN, US to urgently rescue abducted Leah Sharibu

An anti terror group, the Coalition Against Terrorism (CATE) has urged the United Nations as well as the United States government to assist in the rescue of Leah Sharibu, the remaining Dapchi school girl abducted by Boko Haram.

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NBA asks President Buhari to stop Justice Onnoghen’s trial, follow due process,

The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) has demanded an end to the trial of Nigeria’s Chief Justice, Walter Onnoghen.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

President Buhari promises youths ministerial slots if re-elected

Tony Nwoye, Director of Youth Mobilisation, All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council, says youths will be heads of Ministries and Parastatals if President Muhammadu Buhari is re-elected.
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Election: General Olonisakin reiterates military’s neutrality

The Chief of Defence Staff, Lt.-Gen. Gabriel Olonisakin, on Monday in Abuja reaffirmed military’s commitment to neutrality in the forthcoming general elections in the country.

Court of Appeal fixes date to entertain Justice Onnoghen’s appeal against trial

The Court of Appeal Abuja on Monday fixed January 24 to hear a notice of appeal seeking to restrain the trial of the Justice Walter Onnoghen, the Chief Justice of Nigeria at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

Federal government doles out N6.7 million rewards to outstanding researchers, innovators

The Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, doled out N6.750 million to researchers, innovators and investors who distinguished themselves at the just concluded Technology and Innovation Expo 2019 which took place in Enugu.