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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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Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar Sentenced To 40 To 175 Years In Prison

The former sports doctor who admitted molesting some of the nation’s top gymnasts for years was sentenced Wednesday to 40 to 175 years in prison as the judge declared: “I just signed your death warrant.” The sentence capped a remarkable seven-day hearing in which scores of Larry Nassar‘s victims were able to confront him face…

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Niger Delta! Buhari Fires Presidential Amnesty Boss, Paul Boroh

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the Special Adviser on Niger Delta and head of the Presidential Amnesty Programme, retired Brigadier-General Paul Boroh. According to THEWILL, the president ordered Boroh’s removal and replacement because he lost confidence in his ability to effectively manage the programme designed to keep militancy and agitations in the oil rich Niger…

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Ebonyi State Assembly Suspends Female Member For Posing As Photographer

The Ebonyi State House of Assembly has suspended Maria Ude Nwachi representing Afikpo North East constituency in the Assembly for alleged gross misconduct as she was accused of posing as a public photographer. The motion for the suspension was moved by the leader of the House, Joseph Nwobasi, representing Ezza North East constituency and seconded…

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2019 Elections! House Of Representatives Amend Electoral Act, Change Order Of Election

The House of Representatives on Tuesday amended the Electoral Act in order to change the order of the 2019 general elections’ time table. This is coming barely a month after the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) released the time-table for the general elections. With the new amendment, the National Assembly election is scheduled to hold…

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