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Lake Chad shrinking caused insurgency, socio-economic unrest – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the shrinkage of Lake Chad was one of the main factors responsible for insurgency and socio-economic unrest in the Lake Chad Basin Commission member countries.

Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal, others diverted PINE funds – UNDP

The United Nations Development Programme, UNDP, has accused the Presidential Initiative on the North East, PINE, of complicity in the illegal diversion of funds donated to help Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the country.

President Buhari silent on prosecution of sacked SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA chief Ayodele Oke

Two months after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, submitted the panel report on suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal, and Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sacked them.

Buhari’s last chance

I recall that when The Interview interviewed Buhari in July 2016, he said one of the reasons why he dumped the National Conference report was that Goodluck Jonathan’s government used the money that ought to have been used to pay lecturers to host “a useless conference.”

Buhari meets Osinbajo, security chiefs behind closed doors

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday met Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and security chiefs behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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Prophet: 2019 polls will be tougher than 2015

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