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More Advice For President Buhari – Comedian “I Go Dye” Pens Letter To President

Stand-up comedian, Francis Agoda, popularly known as “I Go Dye,” in his continued campaign against recycling of political leaders, has written to President Muhammadu Buhari over his likely second term bid urging him to leave when the ovation is loudest. Agoda, who is a United Nations youth Ambassador, last year wrote to former vice President,…

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Special Adviser To Governor Ambode, Deji Tinubu, Slumps, Dies At State Cabinet Retreat

Special Adviser to Governor Akinwunmi Ambode, Mr. Deji Tinubu, has passed on on Thursday evening after participating in a soccer game at the ongoing retreat of the Lagos State cabinet in Epe. The deceased was confirmed dead at the Epe General Hospital where he was transported to. The State government is yet to comment on…

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Nigerian Hawkers Make Livelihood Off Obasanjo’s Letter To Buhari, Sold Between N300 – N500

Former Nigerian President, Olusegun Obasanjo’s open letter to Presdient Buhari is now being sold by hawkers in traffic in major cities around the country. According to a PREMIUM TIMES reporter who observed on Wednesday that in Lagos, copies of the “special statement” printed and bound were being displayed and sold in traffic around major parts…

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INEC Asserts Voters Registration Still Ongoing

Following false speculations on the ongoing voters’ registration, the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared that the nationwide voter registration is still ongoing. The Commission, in a statement issued in Abuja by Solomon Soyebi, National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, said the exercise would be temporarily suspended 60 days to the…

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EFCC Arrest Former Secretary To Government Of The Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, says it has arrested the former Secretary to Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal who was arrested on Wednesday. Mr. Lawal was recently sacked after he was indicted by a presidential panel that investigated misuse of funds meant for displaced persons by Boko Haram. He had earlier been…

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Minister for Communication Distributes Buhari’s Campaign Cap At FEC Meeting

Minister for Communications, Alhaji Adebayo Shittu before the opening of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the State House, Abuja, on Wednesday, distributed campaign face caps with the inscription, “Continuity ’19: Muhammadu Buhari/Osinbajo.” This occurred barely 24 hours after former President Olusegun Obasanjo advised President Muhammadu Buhari not to seek re-election in 2019. Shittu,…

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President Buhari Appoints Edward Lametek Adamu As Deputy Governor Of CBN

President Buhari on Wednesday approved the appointment of Edward Lamatek Adamu, a Christian from Gombe State, as the new Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). Edward replaces Mr. Suleiman Barau who retired in December. His appointment is coming after growing criticisms over his lopsided political appointments which favours mostly Muslims against Christians.…

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Presidency Introduce Programme To Promote Programme & Policies Of Buhari’s Administration

A weekly television and radio programme which is aimed at promoting policies and programmes of President Buhari’s administration has been launched by the presidency. This was disclosed by Deputy Director (Media), Abiola Olusola in a statement on Wednesday. This development follows after former President Olusegun Obasanjo in an open letter urged President Buhari not to…

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Lassa Fever Resurface In Imo State, Two Confirmed Dead, Seven Others Quarantined

The Imo State Health Commissioner, Dr. Angela Uwakwem has revealed that two residents of Owerri have died of the deadly Lassa fever which has resurfaced in the State. Uwakwem confirmed this on Wednesday saying “Lassa fever is in Owerri. It is confirmed.” “We have seven suspected cases of Lassa fever. Two are confirmed. “The Imo…

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Buhari Government Replies Obasanjo, Highlight Achievements, Urge Nigerians To Have Faith In Current Administration

Following the lengthy letter of former President Olusegun Obasanjo urging President Buhari not to see re-election in 2019 following his failure, the Buhari led administration has issued its own reply to the ex-president. In a 13-page public statement on Tuesday, Obasanjo openly rebuked Mr. Buhari and his government, accusing him of being incompetent, sectional and…

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