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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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China to Ban Petrol, Diesel Cars

Chinese authorities said they are developing a national strategy on smart cars and are considering banning  the production and sale of diesel and petrol cars and vans. The country’s Vice Industry and information technology Minister Xin Guobin, told a forum on automotive industry development in Tianjin that  the plan had started with “relevant research” but…

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President Buhari To Travel To The US – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to travel to the United States for the United Nations General Assembly where he is slated to speak. The UN General Assembly is to begin on September 19, 2017, and the Nigerian president is listed as the 7th on the provincial list of speakers, Punch reports. This will be the president’s first travel since he…

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2019 Election: Governors, Ministers Want Buhari To Contest —El-Rufai

Gov. Nasiru El-Rufa’i of Kaduna state has said that governors and ministers under the governing All Progressives Congress (APC) have resolved to call on President Muhammadu Buhari to contest the 2019 presidential election. El-Rufa’i, who made this known to State House correspondents after a closed door meeting with President Buhari in the Presidential Villa, Abuja,…

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Court Orders INEC To Continue With Melaye Recall

A Federal High Court in Abuja has dismissed the suit brought before it by Senator Dino Melaye seeking to stop the process of his recall by his constituents. Melaye, the senator representing Kogi West District, had filed a suit challenging the process the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) was taking for his recall. He had said the signatories to…

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Rafael Nadal Beats Kevin Anderson to Win 16th Grand Slam

(Photo: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images) Rafael Nadal eased into a comfortable 6-3 6-3 6-4 win over South African Kevin Anderson to clinch his 3rd US Open and 16th Grand Slam. The world Number 1 was favourite to win, and looked every bit the part as he outplayed 32nd ranked Anderson in every way. Nadal broke Anderson’s – who is…

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Earthquake: President Buhari Condoles with Mexico

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday commiserated with the President of Mexico, Enrique Pina Nieto, over the devastating earthquake that claimed the lives of 65 people in that country. The powerful 8.1 tremor that hit the southern states of Chiapas, Tabasco and Oaxaca registered 8.2 on the Richter scale, damaging buildings and created fear of Tsunami. Nigeria’s Ambassador to…

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