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President Buhari Leaves For New York To Attend United Nations General Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has left Nigeria for the United States to attend the 70th United Nations General Assembly in New York. This comes after the President celebrated the Eid in his hometown of Daura Accompanying him on the journey is a 22-man delegation which includes the governors of Kaduna, Niger, and Cross River states. Also…

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Saraki Denies Reports He Was Attacked

Following reports that Senate President Bukola Saraki was attacked while worshipping at the Eid Praying Ground in Ilorin, Kwara State capital yesterday, by some angry worshippers over unpaid wages and poor finance, the Senate President via his Special Assistant, Bankole Omisore has denied any such incident. According to Omisore, the senate president arrived at the…

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Former Presidential Candidate Olu Falaye Released From Abductors Four Days After His Kidnap

Thankfully the nerve racking ordeal the family of former Secretary to the Government of the federation, Chief Olu Falaye must have been facing is over. They have had to negotiate for the release of the elder statesman for about four days now, and finally he has been released. According to the Vanguard, at the time…

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Democracy Returns To Burkina Faso, VP Osinbajo & ECOWAS Leaders Witness Handover

Thankfully the Military coup which took place in Burkina Faso last week (read about it here) was short lived. The coup plotters agreed to relinquish power 24 hours after leaders of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) met in Abuja to intervene on the nation’s plight. In a handover ceremony witnessed by Vice President…

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President Buhari Delivers Eid-el-Kabir Message To Nigerians

 President Buhari  To mark the coming Muslim Eid-el-Kabir celebrations on Thursday, 24th and Friday, 25th September, President Muhammadu Buhari has taken to address Nigerians. He emphasized on the need for Nigerians to be cautious of their security, while giving reassurances of his administration’s commitment to eliminate insurgency in the country. He directed the armed forces…

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NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture Secure $ 1.2 Billion For Oil Wells

 Group Managing Director, NNPC, Emmanuel-Kachickwu  The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has recently announced its success in securing a $1.2 bn (N236 billion) multi –year drilling financing package for 36 offshore/onshore oil wells under the NNPC/Chevron Nigeria Limited Joint Venture. In a statement issued by the NNPC, the Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs, Mr.…

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Lagos State Governor, Ambode Names Cabinet

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode Monday named his cabinet and forwarded their names to the State House of Assembly for screening and confirmation. A statement by Mr. Habib Aruna, the governor’s Chief Press Secretary, said the governor chose 23 Commissioners and 13 Special Advisers. Among the candidates were six members of the immediate past…

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