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2019: South-East APC endorses President Buhari for second-term

National Vice Chairman (South-east) of the All Progressives Congress (APC)‎, Chief Emmanuel Enukwu, yesterday announced that the zone had endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari to run in the 2019 general election.

Abia APC membership on the rise as chairman extols President Buhari

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Oyegun, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was working hard to rebuild the foundation of Nigeria and also end the current economic hardship.

Opposition spreading lies to pitch Igbo against me – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, lamented that some persons opposed to his government were spreading false accusations aimed at painting a picture that he hates Igbo people.

We can no longer laugh with President Buhari – Governor El-Rufai

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has admitted that he and some other people he did not name can no longer be laughing with President Muhammadu Buhari as they were doing when they were in opposition.

VP Yemi Osinbajo, governors, ministers unveil President Buhari’s other side

In the TV documentary on President Muhammadu Buhari to be aired today on NTA, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, governors and ministers will offer rare insights into the taciturn Nigerian leader, a statement by the President’s media office indicated.

Federal govt may considers increasing scope of work on Lagos-Ibadan expressway to N300bn

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said the government was considering increasing the scope of work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway to, possibly, N300bn.

House of Reps asks federal govt to take clear stand on Second Niger Bridge/Lagos-Ibadan...

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to take definitive decision on how the second Niger Bridge and the Lagos-Ibadan Road project would be funded and executed.

Biafra: We are not fooled by President Buhari’s visit – MASSOB

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra on Wednesday said ‘Biafrans’ were not fooled by President Muhammadu Buhari’s visit to the South-East.

My visit to South East an indication of my belief in Nigeria’s unity –...

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, said his decision to visit Ebonyi State in the South-East geopolitical zone was an indication that he believed in the unity of the country.

President Buhari insists on one Nigeria

President Muhammad Buhari yesterday described his presence in Ebonyi State as a demonstration of strong belief in Nigeria’s unity.

President Buhari’s silent support for the South-East

This was misconstrued and used to whip up sentiment against him in states that did not vote for him, even after the transcripts of what he actually were published.

2018 budget: Lagos chamber commends 30.8% capital projects allocation

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has commended the Federal Government for allocating 30.8 per cent of the 2018 Federal Budget to capital projects.

MASSOB urges fed govt to declare emergency on South-east, South-south roads

The Movement for the Actualisation of the Sovereign State of Biafra has called on the Federal Government to declare an emergency on the roads in the South-East and South-South regions of the country.

President Buhari’s northern Nigerian agenda

In the school year that commenced in September 2017, the United Nations Children’s Fund established 350 temporary learning centres across Northern Nigeria, to enrol 750,000 children.

South East will benefit more from road, coastal rail projects – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday assured stakeholders from the South East that the region will benefit more from roads and coastal rail projects, which are of critical importance to the economy.

Second Niger Bridge will be completed – Osinbajo

The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve to complete work on the Second Niger Bridge as well as other federal projects in the South-East zone.

Fed govt will complete 2nd Niger bridge – Osinbajo

The Federal Government is committed to the completion of ongoing projects in the South East including the second Niger bridge, East West road and others, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Presidency faults Ezekwesili, says IPOB provoking army to kill

The Presidency has lambasted a former Minister of Education, Oby Ezekwesili, for accusing President Muhammadu Buhari of being a sectional leader.

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Customs: Criminals smuggling rice into Nigeria with caskets, gas cylinders

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