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Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has again accused President Muhammadu Buhari of clamping down on the judiciary.

What Africa must do to mitigate damaging effects of coronavirus

Before the novel coronavirus pandemic hit the globe, Nigeria spent 42 per cent of her earnings on debt servicing. We have arrived at a new reality today: even if we devote 100 per cent of our income to rebuilding our economy, it still will not be enough.
There was panic on Tuesday at the posh Games Village in Abuja following the evacuation of a woman and her three children suspected to have flauted the 14-day self-isolation directive.

UK returnee, kids evacuated in Abuja

There was panic on Tuesday at the posh Games Village in Abuja following the evacuation of a woman and her three children suspected to have flauted the 14-day self-isolation directive.

Prominent Nigerians linked to 800 properties worth N164 billion in Dubai

The chairman of the forum of governors elected on the platform of Nigeria’s ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Atiku Bagudu, and a senator representing Enugu west senatorial district, Ike Ekweremadu, are among serving political office holders named to be part of 334 prominent Nigerians who are linked to 800 properties scattered around the city of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Nigeria suspends plans to borrow $22.7 billion

The Federal Government on Monday disclosed that it has suspended its $22.7 billion ex­ternal borrowing plans due to current realities in the global economic landscape.
They are Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Yar’Adua and Goodluck Jonathan.

Nigeria: No record of how former Presidents Obasanjo, Jonathan spend $5 billion Abacha’s loot

The Federal Government has told the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) that it has no records of the exact amount of public funds stolen by a former military head of state, Sani Abacha and no records of the spending of about $5 billion recovered loot for the period between 1999 and 2015.
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Senator Kwankwaso visits deposed Emir Sanusi

Former Kano State Governor Rabiu Kwankwaso has paid a courtesy visit to the deposed Emir of Kano Emirate.
The Action Democratic Party (ADP) has described the dethronement of the Emir of Kano Emirate, Muhammad Sanusi II, by Governor of Kano State Abdullahi Umar Ganduje as political recklessness and opportunistic.

Former SGF urges former Emir Sanusi to read Psalm 37 for strength

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, has empathised with the recently-deposed Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, saying he should find consolation in God in his time of trials and read Psalm 37 to strengthen his faith in the Almighty that things would be better after the storms.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Emir Sanusi’s dethronement is good, sad news

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described the dethronement of Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II as the traditional ruler of the Kano Emirate as a good and sad news at the same time.

PDP can’t control Lagos – APC chieftain

A chieftain of All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief Lanre Razak, has disagreed with Oyo State Governor, Mr. Seyi Makinde, that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) would win the 2023 governorship election in the state.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo: How coronavirus affected my 83rd birthday celebration

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Thursday lamented how Coronavirus affected his 83rd birthday celebration.
President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan on Tuesday tasked top security officials to beef up security measures at the National Assembly.

[email protected]: Senator Lawan felicitates with former president

The Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, has felicitated with former President Olusegun Obasanjo as the elder statesman marks his 83rd birthday on Thursday March 5.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

Northern governors congratulate former President Obasanjo at 83

The Northern Governors Forum has congratulated a former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo, on his 83rd birthday.

President Buhari: Olusegun Obasanjo stood up for democracy in many countries

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm greetings to former President Olusegun Obasanjo on his 83rd birthday, according to a State House statement by the President’s media aide, Mr Femi Adesina.

President Buhari hails Olusegun Obasanjo at 83

President Muhammadu Buhari has showered encomiums on his former boss and one of his predecessors, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, describing his life journey as a life of courage, dedication and service to Nigeria, Africa, and humanity in general.
The National Christian Elders’ Forum, NCEF, has called on the international community to intervene in resolving the security challenges facing the country.

Insecurity: Christian elders call for international intervention in Nigeria

A communique issued at the end of the forum’s meeting by its chairman, Solomon Asemota, said that Nigeria should explore the opportunity following the exit of Britain from the European Union, stressing that Europe would be willing and free to intervene in the security situation in the country.
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo has criticised former Lagos State governor Akinwunmi Ambode for abandoning the Lagos light rail project while he was the governor of the state between 2015 and 2019.

NCEF charges Generals Gowon, Obasanjo, Danjuma to save Nigeria from Islamism

The National Christian Elders Forum (NCEF) has again made a passionate appeal to the three most outstanding retired military generals, General Yakubu Gowon, General Olusegun Obasanjo, and General Theophilus Danjuma as well as indigenous traditional rulers in the country to gather themselves and save the country from the grip of Islamism, Boko Haram.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Ex-President Obasanjo warns over call for restructuring of Nigeria

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has expressed concern over the current debates about restructuring the nation.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has listed what Nigeria should do to have access to $12 trillion “dormant funds”.

Nigeria needs new constitution to forestall another war – ex-president

The agitation for a new political order and arrangement in Nigeria got a new convert in former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Saturday.

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Mexico manager Tata Martino willing to take pay cut during coronavirus crisis

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Deadline looms for cruise ships still in Australian waters amid coronavirus outbreak

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Work Health Day: NMA seeks healthy, dignifying working environment for workers

As the World Health Organisation, WHO, celebrates the nursing profession by making the theme of the 2020 World Health Day to be “Support Nurses and Midwives,” the Nigerian Medical Association, NMA, has asked for a healthy and dignifying working environment for health workers in the country.
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