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Ministerial appointments: Not a party affair

The argument that President Muhammadu Buhari should bother more about Atiku Abubakar’s petition against his re-election rather than concentrating on forming a government, loses sight of the ‘no vacuum in government’ philosophy
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Donald Trump picks World Bank critic David Malpass to replace Jim Kim

US President Donald Trump has nominated David Malpass, a critic of multilateral institutions like the World Bank, to replace Jim Yong Kim as the World Bank president.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala eyes World Bank president Post

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has made her intentions of vying for the post of World Bank’s President known.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala tasks government on community development

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, former Minister of Finance, has called on the three tiers of government in Nigeria to pay serious attention to the development of the rural communities in the country.
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Ohanaeze: Nigeria’ll remain in darkness until an Igbo man becomes president

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural body, on Sunday said Nigeria would continue to wallow in “abject socio-political, economic and developmental blindness until an Igbo man becomes the President.”
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Corruption: Goodluck Jonathan lied – Presidency

The Nigerian Presidency has described claim by former president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan, that corruption is on the increase in the country as ‘astonishing’.

Mohammed Adoke: We’re the heroes of Goodluck Jonathan’s concession of defeat

A former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke, on Wednesday, said he and three other former top government officials were the heroes of the decision of former President Goodluck Jonathan to concede defeat in the 2015 presidential election.

Job seeker convicted for forging Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s signature

An FCT High Court, Nyanya, on Wednesday convicted a job seeker, Raymond Azuka, for forging the signature of former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
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Peter Obi fully supported national savings – aide

Former Governor of Anambra State and the Vice Presidential Candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 elections, Peter Obi, was the foremost voice during his tenure that fully backed the proposal that the Federal Government should save “excess” earnings for the future.
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2019: Ohanaeze congratulates Atiku Abubakar, insist on VP slot

The leadership of Ohanaeze Ndigbo Youth Council Worldwide led by Mazi Okechukwu Isiguzoro has congratulated Alhaji Atiku Abubakar on his recent victory as the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, flag bearer.
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Kemi Adeosun: Patriotism, integrity under scrutiny

The resignation of Mrs Olukemi Adeosun as Minister of Finance on Friday, Sept. 14, for forgery has raised questions over the workings of Nigeria.

Lessons from Adeosungate

Nigeria’s former Minister of Finance (2015-2018), Kemi Adeosun threw in her letter of resignation on Friday, September 14, to bring to a temporary closure, the public outcry and the embarrassment that her possession of a fake National Youth Service Corps Exemption Certificate had generated since July when it was first reported.
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Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala: Fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to global economy

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, co-chair of the Global Commission on the Economy and Climate, says fighting climate change can add $26 trillion to the world economy by 2030.

Pastor Bakare: Nigeria on a collision course again

The Serving Overseer of the Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), Pastor Tunde Bakare, has raised the alarm that Nigeria was on another collision course, stressing that he worked with former President Goodluck Jonathan and President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure that the country did not disintegrate in 2015.

Future Awards Africa announces 2018 nominations

The Future Awards Africa (TFAA), a youth awards, on Monday announced its call for nominations into 18 categories for the 2018 edition.

Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar congratulates ex-Minister Okonjo-Iweala on appointment to Board of Twitter

Former Vice President of Nigeria, Atiku Abukakar, has said he is delighted at the news of Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala’s appointment to the board of Twitter.
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Ex-Minister Okonjo-Iweala appointed into Twitter board

A former Nigerian Minister of Finance, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has been appointed into the board of social media giant, Twitter Inc.
The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has counselled students of secondary and tertiary institutions to shun the craze for celebration of birthdays and similar social events now and concentrate on their studies

Peter Obi marks birthday with students, warns against lavish celebrations

The former Governor of Anambra State, Peter Obi, has counselled students of secondary and tertiary institutions to shun the craze for celebration of birthdays and similar social events now and concentrate on their studies.

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The Buhari Media Organisation (BMO) has advised former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and the Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate in the Feb. 23 election to come to terms with his loss at the election.

Atiku Abubakar calls for Lai Mohammed’s arrest

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has said that the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed should be arrested for a breach of security and apologized to him and the PDP.

Federal government takes delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats for maritime security

The Federal Government said it has taken delivery of two helicopters, 20 speed boats, and other equipment needed to secure Nigerian waters.
Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo, governors raise alarm over increasing population

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and some state governors on Thursday raised alarm over the increasing Nigerian population.
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Rwandan rebel leader Callixte Nsabimana pleads guilty to terrorism

A rebel leader accused of orchestrating deadly attacks in Rwanda's border regions pleaded guilty Thursday to terrorism and other charges, and admitted to working with foreign governments against Kigali.
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Bayern Munich midfielder to miss DFB Pokal final

Bayern Munich have confirmed that Leon Goretzka will miss this weekend’s DFB Pokal final due to injury.