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BREAKING: Buhari sacks NSCDC boss, appoints Mohammed as CG

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Commandant General of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) Dr. Ade Abolurin, has been fired this morning by president Muhammadu Buhari, thereby, replaced him with an Assistant Controller from the procurement department, Abdullahi Mohammed Gana. A senior officer of the NSCDC who confirmed this development told our reporter ...

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Alleged forgery: Anti-Saraki Senators demand speedy investigation

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Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, (middle), Deputy Senate President, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu(1st left) and the Central Bank Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele after a courtesy visit to the National Assembly Senators loyal to Ahmed Lawan on Wednesday expressed concern over the slow pace of investigation into the forgery allegations they ...

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FADAIRO: Anti-corruption: Buhari must begin fight from APC

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  ELDER Joju Fadairo is a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chieftain and former chairman of the party in Ogun State. He had held other zonal and national positions in the party. The former chairman of the governing council of Yaba College of Technology, Lagos, in this interview, lamented PDP’s loss ...

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Buhari denies anti-Igbo sentiments in BBC interview

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PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has denied ex­pressing anti-Igbo sentiments in a recent interview with the BBC Hausa Service as claimed by a pirate radio station, describing it as ”completely false, ma­licious and slanderous.” A statement by Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said the voice ...

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APC: Probe NNPC’s plan to move $1.2bn to CBN

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THE All Progressives Con­gress (APC) has renewed its call on the Federal Government to probe the whereabouts of the divi­dends paid to the Nigerian National Petroluem Cor­poration (NNPC) by the Nigerian Liquified Natural Gas (NLNG), as well as the taxes paid to the Fed­eral Inland revenue Service (FIRS) Federation Account ...

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BREAKING: Buhari Sacks NIMASA DG

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President Muhammadu Buhari has terminated the appointment of the Director-General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Patrick Ziakede Akpobolokemi. This was contained in a two-paragraph statement on Thursday by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. The presidential spokesman did not ...

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Rep sues Buhari, five others over N700b bailout fund to states

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A MEMBER of the House of Representatives, Hon. Igariwey Iduma Enwo, yesterday dragged President Muhammadu Buhari and five others to court over his release of bailout funds to state governments, contending that the presidential directive contravenes Sections 162, 163, 164 and 168 of the 1999 Nigerian constitution as amended. Other ...

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Buhari sacks service chiefs

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday sacked the nation’s service chiefs from their appointment. The service chiefs, including the Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Bade; Chief of Army Staff, Kenneth Minimah; Chief of Naval Staff, Usman Jibrin; Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosun were appointed by former President, Goodluck Jonathan The ...

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BREAKING: Buhari appoints new Service Chiefs

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Following the sack of the nation’s service chiefs on Monday, President Mohammadu Buhari few hours later has replaced them with new ones and they include: Major-General Abayomi Gabriel Olonishakin – Chief of Defence Staff; Major-General T.Y. Buratai – Chief of Army Staff Rear Admiral Ibok-Ete Ekwe Ibas – Chief of ...

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