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President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari rewards loyalty, promotes General Adeosun, Biu

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the accelerated promotion of two senior officers and a subaltern of the Nigerian Army.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Federal high courts end legal year, begin vacation

Federal High Courts in Nigeria, on Monday, commenced the annual long vacation for the year 2019, newsmen reports.

Official: North East recovery plan targets 14 million victims of insurgency

Nearly 14 million people affected by insurgency are to benefit from President Muhammadu Buhari’s five-year recovery plan for states in the North East zone of the country.
Tukur Buratai

General Buratai: Army pushing hard to stabilise North East

Chief of Army Staff (COAS), Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai, has said that the Nigerian Army in collaboration with the Multi-National Joint Task Force is pushing hard to ensure stabilility in the Northern part of Borno.
General Abayomi Gabriel Olonisakin is the current Nigerian Chief of Defence Staff appointed to the position on July 13, 2015 by President Muhammadu Buhari.

UK, France pledge support for Nigeria on security

The United Kingdom and France say they will continue to explore areas where they can maximise support to Nigeria in particular, and West Africa in general, in addressing security challenges.
President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation to extend its exploration to six basins in the country.

South-west Ulamas back President Buhari’s second term bid

Religious leaders from all the states in the South-west region have thrown their weight behind the second term bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.
President Buhari takes APC Campaign rally to Cross River State on 30th Jan 2019-1

President Buhari thanks Obong of Calabar for acknowledging achievements

President Muhammadu Buhari has commended the Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, for his honesty and maturity in acknowledging major changes in infrastructure, wrought by his administration.
President Buhari takes APC Campaign rally to Cross River State on 30th Jan 2019-1

President Buhari salutes Obong of Calabar

President Muhammadu Buhari has appreciated the Obong of Calabar, Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, for his honesty and maturity in identifying major positive changes in the nation’s polity, especially in infrastructure in the last three years.
President Buhari takes APC Campaign rally to Cross River State on 30th Jan 2019-6

President Buhari: Nigerians already testifying of positive changes in the country

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Calabar, Cross River State, appreciated the Obong of Calabar, His Eminence Edidem Ekpo Okon Abasi-Otu, for his honesty and maturity in stating major changes in the polity, especially in infrastructure, assuring him of more interventions that will impact the lives of Nigerians.

Ogun politics: My encounter with violence

I once had a taste of political violence during the 2015 Presidential campaigns. In Bauchi, our convoy was stoned. In Katsina, restless youths wielding stones and long sticks threatened to attack us. It didn’t matter that it was a Presidential convoy. But nothing in those two places is comparable to what I experienced in Sagamu, Ogun State on Sunday, January 13.

Governor Ortom: Why IDPs can’t go home now

Benue Governor Samuel Ortom has said that the terrain was not safe for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), to return to their ancestral homes.

General Babangida: Evolve new strategies to check Boko Haram

General Ibrahim Badamasi Babangida (IBB), former military president, has called for new strategies to check the continued killing of Nigerian soldiers and civilians by Boko Haram and other security challenges bedevilling the country.
National Chairman, Action Peoples Party (APP), Mr Ikenga Ugochiyere

CUPP donates N500,000 to journalists injured at Lagos APC rally

The Coalition of United Political Parties on Wednesday announced the donation of N500,000 to the two journalists injured during the fracas that broke out at the rally of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos on Tuesday.
Guards Brigade

Guards Brigade holds special parade as Muhammadu Buhari marks 76th birthday

The Guards Brigade is to hold a Special Parade as part of activities to mark President Muhammadu Buhari’s 76th birthday.

Tukur Buratai laments sustained Boko Haram attacks in North East

Lt-Gen. Tukur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff (COAS), on Monday, lamented that the Boko Haram terrorists group had sustained its criminal activities in the North East, thereby bringing untold hardship, pains and fears upon the citizens, in spite of troops’ sustained operations to promote and protect human rights in the area.
President Buhari holds bilateral meetings at the sidelines of the 24th Session of the Conference of the Parties under the UN framework Convention on Climate Change in Poland on 3rd Dec 2018-11

Muhammadu Buhari: We won’t rest until remaining Chibok girls are released

President Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that his government will not rest until the remaining Chibok girls kidnapped by Boko Haram terrorists in April 2014 are safely released.

Al-Shabab frees two Kenyans after five days in captivity

Somali militant group al-Shabab on Wednesday released two Kenyans whom they had kidnapped on Nov. 22 from a village in Wajir county in the northeast region.
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Gbenga Olawepo-Hasim: Muhammadu Buhari, Atiku Abubakar not educated enough to rule Nigeria

The People’s Trust presidential candidate, Mr. Gbenga Olawepo-Hasim, has said Nigeria needs an educated person to become the next president for the country to move forward.

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Cultists kill final year student of CRUTECH

A final year student of the Cross River State University of Technology (CRUTECH) was brutally killed on Monday morning.

Delta APC mocks O’tega Emerhor on failed case against party, Senator Omo-Agege

The Delta State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Monday mocked a leader of the party in the state, Olorogun O’tega Emerhor, following failed court cases he filed against the party through an executive faction led by Cyril Ogodo.
France is creating a G7 task force to study how central banks ensure cryptocurrencies like Facebook’s Libra are governed by regulations ranging from money-laundering laws to consumer-protection rules, France’s central bank governor said on Friday.

Facebook tells US Congress how it thinks its cryptocurrency Libra should be regulated

Facebook will not launch the cryptocurrency Libra until it has “fully addressed regulatory concerns,” according to David Marcus, the head of Facebook’s Calibra. The remarks are prepared testimony he plans to give tomorrow, in front of the US Senate Banking Committee.
A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.

Ibadan polytechnic graduate jailed for impersonation

A graduate of Insurance from the Polytechnic, Ibadan, Oyaremi Olabode, was on Monday convicted of criminal impersonation and sentenced to four months in prison.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, has approved the appointment of Olarewaju Lasisi as his senior special adviser on media and public affairs. 3

Insecurity: We’ll give special budgetary attention to Zamfara – Speaker Gbajabiamila

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, has said that the 9th National Assembly would give special budgetary attention to the three Senatorial Districts of Zamfara State in order to resolve the issue of insecurity.