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U.S Condemns Nigeria, Cameroon Over Repatriation Of 47 Cameroonians

The United States has condemned Nigerian and Cameroonian authorities over the 47 Anglophone Cameroonian detainees who were repatriated to Cameroon from Nigeria. This was contained in a statement by the U.S Department of State, signed by Ms Heather Nauert, noting that Nigeria and Cameroon have violated the rights of the detainees by forcibly repatriating them…

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Buhari Writes Senate, Declines Assent To Three Bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the Senate, declining presidential assent to three bills recently passed by the National Assembly. In a letter read by Ike Ekweremadu, the Deputy Senate President, on Tuesday at plenary, the President said he was declining assent “due to lack of clarity”. The bills are the Police Procurement Fund establishment…

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President Buhari Arrives Nasarawa For 1 Day Working Visit

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Nasarawa state to inaugurate projects which the residents have said will boost economic activities and impact positively on their standard of living. Some of the residents of Karu on Tuesday said that President Buhari deserved a rousing welcome considering the importance of the projects he will inaugurate during his working visit.…

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Nigeria’s Bobsled & Skeleton Reps Are In South Korea For The Winter Olympics

Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere, Akuoma Omeoga, together with Simidele Adeagbo, the first female Africans to compete in bobsled and skeleton respectively at the winter Olympics, have arrived South Korea. Our stars arrived PyeongChang on Monday, ready to represent Nigeria at their respective sports. Adeagbo, on her Instagram page, shared a photo of the team on arrival,…

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President Buhari Signs Executive Order Prohibiting Issuance Of Visas To Some Foreigners

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, confirmed this in a statement issued in Abuja. The proclamation (Executive Order) is entitled; ‘‘Presidential Executive Order 5 for…

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Cameroonian Defence Forces Inducted Into Operation Lafiya Dole

In an effort to intensify the onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents, The Nigerian military has inducted Cameroonian Defence Forces into Operation Lafiya Dole as part of efforts to intensify the onslaught against Boko Haram insurgents. This was revealed in a statement by the Deputy Director, Army Public Relations, Col. Onyema Nwachukwu saying the inductees were…

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Restructuring Is Our Idea – PDP Declares, Insists APC Playing Lip Service

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has insisted that it is the author of the restructuring idea in the country saying it was expressed in the report of the 2014 National Conference. This was contained in a communique issued on Monday jointly signed by the National Chairman of the PDP, Prince Uche Secondus, and the Chairman…

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Magu Appears Before Reps Committee, Gives Details Of Recovered Funds

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, has briefed the House of Representatives on the efforts made so far in the recovery of looted funds by the anti-graft agency. He gave the brief when he appeared at a budget defence session convened by the House of Representatives Committee on Financial…

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Protesters Demand Resignation Of South Africa’s Jacob Zuma

On Monday, protesters stormed South Africa’s ruling party African National Congress (ANC)‘s party headquarters in Johannesburg demanding that President Jacob Zuma steps down. Scandal-plagued Zuma has been under increasing pressure to leave office before his term finishes in 2019 but reportedly dug in his heels during talks with ANC top brass Sunday night. ANC leaders are holding another emergency…

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