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Boko Haram: Major Gen. Buratai Appointed Commander Of Multi-regional Task Force

Major General Tukur Yusuf Buratai from the Nigerian army has been appointed Force Commander of the re-organised multi-regional task force created to crush the BokoHaram insurgency in Nigeria and its neighbours. He is a Director at the Defence Headquarters, Abuja and will lead the Multi-National Joint Task Force (MNJTF) with new headquarters in N’Diamena, the…

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Adesina To Use AfDB In building ‘A New Africa’, Grateful To Jonathan, Iweala, Obasanjo, Others

Newly-elected president of the African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr AkinwunmiAdesina, has promised to work with African and non-African shareholders of the bank to build a new continent. Adesina, who expressed appreciation to all those who supported him to attain his new height, also promised to work with all African governments to bring more inclusive economic…

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Buhari Expresses Condolences To Anambra Over Petrol Tanker Crash That Left 60 Dead

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his condolences to the governor and people of Anambra State over the gruesome incident that took place over the weekend, in which 60 people lost their lives when a petrol tanker crashed into a busy bus station in Onitsha. In a statement issued in Abuja by his Senior Special Assistant…

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Cross River State Governor Ayade Locks Out Civil Servants Over Lateness

Senator Liyel Imoke, handing over to new Cross River State Governor, Senator (Prof) Ben Ayade, in Calabar.  In a bid to restore discipline and make the work force more result oriented, the new Governor of Cross River State, Senator Ben Ayade, has directed the Head of Service to lockout latecomers at all Ministries, Departments and…

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Buhari Bent On Tackling Boko Haram, Heads To Chad, Niger For First Official Trip

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Nigeria for Niger Republic and Chad on Wednesday, his senior special assistant on media and publicity, Shehu Garba, told state house correspondents on Monday. The President will during his first official trip outside Nigeria since his inauguration last friday, visit to the leaders of the West African states explore means…

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“As Someone Who Has Lost A Child, I Understand…”- Buhari Condoles With Joe Biden

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended condolences to the Vice President of America, Joe Biden, who lost his son, Beau Biden, to cancer on Sunday. “As someone who has lost a child, I understand how painful and almost inconsolable it can be. The government and peoples stand with you at this trying moment for your family,”…

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Muhammadu Buhari Sworn In As President Of Nigeria – First Photos!

At exactly 10:45 A.M. Friday, May 29, Muhammadu Buhari mounted the podium to take his oath of office and that of allegiance, effectively becoming President of Nigeria, Africa’s largest democracy. That moment also ended the reign of Goodluck Jonathan as leader of the most populous black nation on earth. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo was the…

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