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Aisha Buhari Donates Relief Materials To Benue Flood Victims

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Monday donated relief materials to aid victims of the devastating flood in Benue state which displaced thousands. Aisha, who made the donation at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, at International Market Makurdi, said that she was in the state to identify with the Benue Government…

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Benedict Peters Aiteo Group Denies Bribing Diezani with England Property for NNPC Contracts

Oil and gas company, Aiteo Group has denied the report that its Executive Vice Chairman, EVC, Mr Benedict Peters, bought property in England and luxury furnishings for the former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke in return for contracts from the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC. Stating that the interaction between it and the…

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I Will Fight Corruption Like Never Before – Atiku

The former vice president Atiku Abubakar has said if given the opportunity to lead Nigeria, he will fight corruption like no one has. Atiku said this in Abuja, during a tour of the new ultra-modern Yaliam Press Limited in Jabi area, Punch reports. He criticized those who keep linking him with allegations of corruption, challenging them to come forward…

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Pay Workers Salaries – President Buhari To State Governors

President Muhammadu Buhari meeting with members of the National Council of Traditional Rulers on Monday lamented the way some state governors spent the Paris Club Refund. The Federal Government had on May 4 released details of the second tranche of Paris Club refund to Statestotalingg N243.795 billion. The refund is in respect of over-deductions on Paris Club, London…

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Police Allegedly Kills Student Over N100 Bribe

Imo Ekanem, a final year student Department of Mass Communication, Uyo City Polytechnic, Nduetong Oku, has allegedly been shot to death by a policeman after he refused to part with N100 bribe. According to Punch, Ekanem was reportedly shot in his hometown Nkek, in Ukanafun Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State. Usung Simeon, an eyewitness, told newsmen that Ekanem…

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I Almost Ran Away From Nigeria – Buhari Tells Traditional Rulers

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the thought of running away from Nigeria flashed his mind during the period of drought occasioned by lack of rain. Buhari said this on Monday when he received the National Council of Traditional Rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto Muhammad SAbubakar III, in Aso Villa, Abuja, saying he…

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I Told Jonathan About Boko Haram’s Grievances But He Didn’t Believe It Was Serious –Obasanjo

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has said that immediate past president Goodluck Jonathan did not nip Boko Haram insurgency in the bud in its early days, hence the big problem the country is facing now. “We did not do what we should have done when we should have done it. We left it to become a very very intractable problem,” Obasanjo said in an…

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