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We will jail arms fund thieves – Buhari


President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to ensure that all those involved in the arms procurement graft are duly prosecuted and jailed according to the laws of the jail. Speaking with the BBC Hausa Service, President Buhari said it is one of the ways he intends to fund the 2016 budget, ...

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Ekweremadu, the best man to work with – Saraki


The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki has described his Deputy, Senator Ike Ekweremadu, as a man every Nigerian politician should look forward to working with and the type of leader that Nigerians would want to continue to serve them. Saraki, who stated this at a civic reception in Mpu, ...

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I’m not eyeing Buhari’s job – Atiku


Former Vice President and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Atiku Abubakar, has advised mischief makers to allow him enjoy his peace by desisting from sinister propaganda designed to draw a wedge between him and President Muhammadu Buhari and cause needless distrust and distractions in the President’s government, insisting ...

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Group to Fayose: Stop wasting Ekiti money on frivolous adverts


A socio-political group in Ekiti State, the Ekiti Youth Vanguard, has criticised Governor Ayodele Fayose over the way he has been wasting the state’s resources on frivolous advertisements to abuse President Muhammadu Buhari and create doomsday predictions to inflict fears in the minds of Nigeria. A statement by the Coordinator ...

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Ondo APC lauds defection of Mimiko’s men from PDP


The Ondo State Chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the decision of the two bigwigs in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Senator Ayo Akinyelure and Dr. Pius Osunyikanmi, to join the APC. Akinyelure who is the immediate past senator representing Ondo Central Senatorial District and Osunyikanmi, the ...

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Christmas: Adamawa distributes free meat to workers


The Adamawa State Government has distributed cows to its ministries, parastatal and agencies to be shared among their workers for the Christmas period. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that as early as 7pm, cows were slaughtered and shared among workers who queued for the exercise. Some of the workers, ...

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Benue South: David Mark’s new battle


The annulment of the former Senate President’s election reawakens the sharp ethnic divide in Benue State. Benue South Senatorial district is currently in a political frenzy following the recent nullification of the victory of Senator David Mark at the 2015 National Assembly elections over alleged irregularities. The Appellate Court took ...

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Budget 2016’ll revive economy, says Buhari

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ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, apologised to Nigerians over the persistent and biting fuel scarcity in the country and attributed the problem to market speculators and stakeholders who are resistant to change. He assured that the government was working hard to end the shortages urgently. President Buhari who begged Nigerians while ...

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Buhari’s Budget A Big Fraud – PDP


The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) describes the N6.8 trillion 2016 federal budget presented by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday as a big fraud and executive conspiracy tailored towards mortgaging the future of the nation. The party queried President Buhari’s decision to borrow N2 trillion, the biggest in the history of ...

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