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The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom.

Aisha Buhari cautions Nigerians against spreading fake news

The First Lady, Aisha Buhari, on Sunday cautioned Nigerians on the dangers of spreading fake news shortly after she returned from a medical leave from the United kingdom.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.
President Muhammadu Buhari held bilateral meetings with President Patrice Talon of Benin Republic and President Cyril Ramaphosa of South Africa 1

Nigeria, South Africa to review 32 agreements

The Presidency on Thursday disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari’s three-day state visit to South Africa will enable more harmonious relations between the two largest economies in Africa.

President Buhari congratulates Princess Orelope-Adefulire at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former Deputy Governor of Lagos State, Princess Adejoke Orelope-Adefulire, on her 60th birthday.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Tiv/Jukun crisis: SGF joins Benue, Taraba stakeholders’ meeting

The Presidency has said that the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation will participate in Wednesday’s Benue and Taraba States stakeholders’ meeting aimed at addressing the lingering Tiv/Jukun crisis.

Princess Orelope-Adefulire resumes at SDGs, urges support for sustainable development

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Sustainable Development Goals (SSAP-SDGs), Princess Adejoke Oorelope-Adefulire, has assumed duty after her re-appointment by President Muhammadu Buhari for a second term.

Federal government delegation condoles with NIA chief over sister’s demise

A federal government delegation was in Katsina State on Saturday to condole with a prominent son of the state, Ambassador Ahmed Rufa’i Abubakar, the Director General, National Intelligence Agency (NIA) following the death of his sister, Hajiya Fatima Aliyu.

Former presidential aide makes list of Top 100 Most Influential Africans

Immediate past Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to the President on National Social Investment Program, Ismaeel Ahmed, has been named among the 100 global Most Influential People of African Descent (MILDA) Under 40, it was learnt.

Kogi governor loses mother, President Buhari sends message

Kogi State Governor Yahaya Bello has lost his stepmother, Madam Rekiya Momoh Bello, even as President Muhammadu Buhari expresses sadness over the demise.
Senator Ita Enang, Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Assembly Matters

Presidency declines confirmation of Senator Enang’s removal

The Presidency on Monday declined official confirmation of the status of the Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang.

Police seal off presidential aide’s office

The police have sealed off the Abuja office of a senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari, as well as the Chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel on the Recovery of Public Property, Mr. Okoi Obono-Obla.

I didn’t sign President Buhari’s Cambridge certificate – WAEC official

A West African Examinations Council official, Osidehinde Adewunmi, on Wednesday, denied signing the Cambridge University Moderated Examination certificates produced by President Muhammadu Buhari and tendered as exhibits before the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal in Abuja.

President Buhari sends delegation to condole with Emir of Ilorin

A high-powered delegation was on Saturday dispatched by President Muhammadu Buhari to the palace of the Emir of Ilorin, Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari, following the loss of his mother Alhaja Aishat Zulkarnaini-Gambari.

Aisha Buhari: NSIP lists achievements in Kano, Adamawa

The National Social Investments Programmes (NSIP) has itemised its achievements in two northern states where the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari, recently said it has had no impact.
Ibrahim Yakubu Lame

Former minister Yakubu Lame passes on in Abuja

Lame, an All Progressives Congress (APC) chieftain and governorship aspirant in Bauchi state died at a private hospital in Abuja on Saturday night.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

Federal government approves $20 million foreign loan for Lagos strategic transportation plan

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the loan of $20 million for Lagos state strategic transportation plan.
Wife of the President, Dr Aisha Buhari kick-starts the Women and Youth 2019 Presidential Campaign Rally in Kano. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE JAN 5 2019.-3

Buhari’s wife leads APC women, youths on solidarity walk

The Wife of President Muhammadu Buhari, Aisha, on Saturday led the All Progressives Congress (APC) Women and Youths Presidential Campaign Team on a solidarity walk for the re-election of her husband.
Muhammadu Buhari

Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Abia traditional rulers endorse President Buhari

Another section of apex-Igbo socio-cultural group, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, led by Secretary-General, Mr. Uche Okwukwu, has endorsed President Muhammadu Buhari for second tenure.

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Police recruitment: Court adjourns for PSC to respond to AGF’s application

The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Wednesday, adjourned till November 20 for the Police Service Commission to respond to the Attorney-General of the Federation’s counter-affidavit in a suit to stop the recruitment of 10, 000 police officers.
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Moscow accuses US of ‘hunting’ Russians after Israel extradites suspect

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Evo Morales, who resigned as Bolivia’s president Sunday after losing the support of the army and police, has said there is now a warrant for his arrest.

Evo Morales’s topsy-turvy flight into exile

Bolivian ex-president Evo Morales jetted off to exile in Mexico Tuesday in a bizarre flight full of detours that traced the shifting political map of a Latin America racked by crises.
The Federal High Court, Abuja, on Thursday, held that the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was wrong to have excluded candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Mrs Natasha Akpoti, in the Nov. 16 governorship election in Kogi.

Kogi guber: APC accuses SDP candidate of faking attack on her

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi State has accused the governorship candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Natasha Akpoti, of faking the reported attack on her on Tuesday in Lokoja.