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We’ve Released N1.6trn Bailout To States, Local Govts In Two Years – Buhari

The federal government says it has disbursed the sum of N1.642trn bailout funds to states and local governments between 2015 and 2017, stating that the amount was released thus: N200bn in 2015; N441bn in 2016 and N1trn in 2017. President Muhammadu Buhari, who revealed this in a nationwide broadcast to commemorate Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary…

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#NigeriaAt57: VP Osinbajo Prays for Nigeria at Special Church Service| Watch

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Sunday declared that the country’s future would be better than its past. He made the declaration in his remarks at the 2017 Independence Day Interdenominational Church Service held at the National Christian Centre, Abuja. The Vice President, who made the declaration in the form of prayer, said `: “I declare…

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O.J. Simpson is Finally Released from Prison 9 Years Later

O.J. Simpson has been released. The 70-year-old former football star was released from prison just after midnight on Sunday morning after serving a minimum requirement of nine out of 33 years in jail for a 2007 botched armed robbery in Las Vegas. He had been granted parole in July. “The Nevada Department of Corrections, in an effort to ensure…

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Nigeria At 57: Independence Day Speech By President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has called for proper dialogue in response to recent calls on re-structuring and constitutional changes. The President, in his October 1 speech said that although the calls were legitimate, they should take place in a rational manner, at the National and State Assemblies which he described as the proper and legal fora…

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Fashion Designer Amede Nzeribe Nominated for the Middle East & Africa Business Awards 2017

Amede Nzeribe, Creative Director of Nigerian fashion brand Amede has been nominated for an award at the prestigious Middle East & Africa Business Awards 2017. Now in its second year, the Middle East & Africa Business Awards have been established to recognize companies and individuals who strive to provide pioneering services within an often-complex and…

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Nnamdi Kanu is Not in Military Custody, Nigerian Army Reveals

The Defence Headquarters (DHQ) has declared that Nnamdi Kanu, leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), is not in military custody as being insinuated in some quarters. Defence Spokesman, Maj.-Gen. John Enenche, stated this at a news conference in Abuja on Friday saying that the various military operations going on across the country…

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“Nigerian Governors Are More Powerful Than the President” – Obasanjo

Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo has stated that state governors are more powerful than the President of the country, noting that the states’ chief executives have a lot of power. Speaking in an interview with African Arguments, Obasanjo said he does not believe in true federalism, butressing his position thus: “Why are they (the governors)…

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