Category Archives: Breaking

Buhari’s Ministerial List May Be “Full Of Surprises To Hopefuls”

The political scene in the country is charged right now as many believe that sooner than later, the much anticipated Ministerial list will be released as promised by President Muhammadu Buhari. In light of this, a lot of speculations and assumptions have gone around. According to the Sun, it is reported that with the release…

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A First In Decades! Buhari Attends UN General Assembly With Only 21 Other Nigerian Delegates

 President Muhammadu Buhari  President Muhammadu Buhari arrived New York, Thursday September 24th for a series of meeting and the 70th United Nations General Assembly accompanied only by 21 delegates. He will be in the country till September 29th. It would be recalled that in 2013, over 600 persons accompanied President Goodluck Jonathan to New York. This new development like the Independence…

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CSNAC Petitions EFCC On The US$2.2 Million GAVI Refund, Says Okonjo-Iweala Must Be Probed

 Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala   In a petition dated September 23, the Civil Society Network Against Corruption (CSNAC‎) requested that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission Investigation (EFCC) investigate the alleged mismanagement of the US$2.2 million by the Nigerian government and the controversial decision to ‎refund to the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI) spearheaded by…

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Saudi Authorities Blame African Pilgrims For The Stampede Disaster

Abdullahi Mukhtar, the Chairman, National Hajj Commision of Nigeria (NAHCON), on Saturday called on the Saudi authority to include Nigeria and affected countries affected by Thursday’s stampede as part of a government investigation into the incident. One of the Nigerians that died has been identified as Justice Abubakar Abdulkadir Jega, the presiding justice of the…

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Saraki Upset With Kwara Governor, He Accused The Governor Of Leaving Him Vulnerable

Bukola Saraki   Senate President Bukola Saraki has accused Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara State leaving him vulnerable and open to attack at the Eid Prayer Grounds in Ilorin, Kwara State on Thursday September 24, where he was stoned with rocks and water sachets. Click here and here for our previous reports on the attack. However,…

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President Buhari Leaves For New York To Attend United Nations General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Nigeria for the United States to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York. This comes after the President celebrated the Eid in his hometown of Daura Accompanying him on the journey is a 22-man delegation which includes the governors of Kaduna, Niger, and Cross River states. Also…

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Saraki Denies Reports He Was Attacked

Following reports that Senate President Bukola Saraki was attacked while worshipping at the Eid Praying Ground in Ilorin, Kwara State capital yesterday, by some angry worshippers over unpaid wages and poor finance, the Senate President via his Special Assistant, Bankole Omisore has denied any such incident. According to Omisore, the senate president arrived at the…

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Former Presidential Candidate Olu Falaye Released From Abductors Four Days After His Kidnap

Thankfully the nerve racking ordeal the family of former Secretary to the Government of the federation, Chief Olu Falaye must have been facing is over. They have had to negotiate for the release of the elder statesman for about four days now, and finally he has been released. According to the Vanguard, at the time…

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