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We Brought Buhari To Salvage Nigeria & He Has Not Disappointed Us – Obasanjo

At a reception held in his honour in Yola, Taraba State, former president Olusegun Obasanjo reiterated his confidence in President Muhammad Buhari to take Nigeria to the promise land while saying he and four others from different parts of the country came together and made the decision to salvage the country by backing Buhari at…

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Bukola Saraki Renovates Late Rasheed Yekini’s Mother’s House, Hires Domestic Staff & Upgrades Her Business

  A few months after pictures surfaced online of late Nigerian football legend, Rasheed Yekini’s mother looking neglected, the Senate President, Dr.Bukola Saraki has hired a maid and a nurse to take care of the woman, Sikirat Yekini. Saraki, represented by the Director of Football, Abubakar Bukola Saraki FC, Alloy Chukwuemeka, disclosed this on Friday in Ijagbo, Oyun…

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CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele Is The New President Of African Central Banks

 Godwin Emefiele with the out-going president, Lucas Nchama  The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has been elected as the President of the Association of African Central Banks (AACB). Emefiele, who was elected at the 39th Ordinary meeting of the Assembly of Governors of the AACB, will be president of the association for…

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Pastor Tunde Bakare Pays President Buhari A Visit At Aso Villa, Urges Nigerians To Exercise Patience As True Change Takes Time

Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly yesterday paid President Muhammadu Buhari a visit at the Presidential Villa. The presidency shared photos from his visit on the president’s official Twitter account writing, “Pastor Tunde Bakare, my running mate in 2011, visited this afternoon. Tunde is a man whose counsel I greatly respect.” Responding to…

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US Secretary Of State, John Kerry Scheduled To Visit Nigeria This August

United States of America’s Secretary of State, John Kerry will be in Nigeria from Tuesday, 23rd to Wednesday, 24th August. Kerry is reportedly visiting to discuss the fight against terrorism with President Muhammadu Buhariand the governors of the 19 northern states. According to a statement released by the Information Office of the US Embassy in Nigeria, “Kerry…

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#Rio2016: Usain Bolt Wins His 3rd Consecutive 200M Olympic Gold

  World champion, Usain Bolt has won his third consecutive 200m gold medal at the Olympics after he beat other competitors at the 200m final race in Rio. The Jamaican completed the race in 19.78 seconds while Canada’s Andre Grasse clinched the silver in 20.02 seconds and France’s Christophe Lemaitre, bronze. Photo credit: Getty Images…

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Nigerian Striker, Kelechi Iheanacho Signs A 2-Year Contract Extension With Man City

  19-year-old Nigerian striker, Kelechi Iheanacho has renewed his deal with Manchester City under the club’s new boss Pep Guardiola. Iheanacho signed a 2-year contract extension with the club which will see him play for the club till 2021.       Expressing his joy at the new deal, Iheanacho told City’s official website, “I…

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Former President Goodluck Jonathan Reacts To Reports He’s Being Investigated For Alleged Links To Militants

  Former president Goodluck Jonathan through his media aide, Ikechukwu Eze has reacted to reports by some media houses that he’s being probed for alleged links with militant group, Niger Delta Avengers. In the statement, Eze pointed out that the allegations were the works of some misguided characters who are hell-bent on pulling the former…

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EFCC Re-Arrests Former Imo State Governor, Achike Udenwa Over N350m Campaign Fraud Allegations

  The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wednesday re-arrested the former Governor of Imo State, Achike Udenwa, in connection with alleged campaign scandal at the last presidential election THISDAY reports. Udenwa, as a state co-ordinator for the Presidential Campaign Organisation in Imo State, was said to have collected N350million from the former Minister of state…

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