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Oprah Winfrey Shuts Down Presidential Run Rumours “I Will Never Run For Public Office”

Will Oprah Winfrey run for public office? People Always Ask. The legendary talk show host dispelled the rumors in a wide-ranging interview on the  Hollywood Reporter’s “Awards Chatter” podcast, leaving little room for interpretation. “I will never run for public office,” Winfrey said. “That’s a pretty definitive thing.” Asked whether she thought she could pull off…

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Presidency Denies Waiting for Buhari’s Return as Deadline for Assent of 2017 Budget Approaches

The presidency has denied any report that claimed the 2017 budget has not been assented to because it was subtly waiting for President Muhammadu Buhari to return from his trip to the United Kingdom. According to the presidency, the rumours were spurious since Buhari transmitted full presidential powers to the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo on…

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Acting President Osinbajo Formally Receives 2017 Appropriation Bill From NASS

The Presidency has confirmed that the National Assembly has formally transmitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the Executive. While confirming this on Twitter, the Senior Special Assistant to the Acting President, Mr. Laolu Akande, also said that the document was formally received in the office of the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo,…

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President Buhari Removes Head Of Service, Danladi Kifasi

President Muhammadu Buhari has removed the Head of Service, Mr. Danladi Kifasi from office. His removal is to take effect immediately. Mr. Kifasi who had served as Permanent Secretary in several ministries including Federal Ministry of Finance and Petroleum was asked to proceed on terminal leave starting from today. It was gathered that a replacement…

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“I Want To Save This Country” – Atiku Abubakar Declares For Presidency

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar on today declared his intention to run for President, under the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC), come 2015. Atiku, who made his intentions known during a press conference in Abuja, espoused his passion for education and youth development. He further highlighted several issues bedevilling the nation, noting that the…

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Entertainment Scoop: Mo’ Abudu Takes EbonyLife To The Presidency, Tayo Elesin Storms Bayelsa For AMAA

Tayo Elesin, the British Nigerian super star who has starred in widely acclaimed television soaps such as Law and Order UK, Holby City [BBC], Doctors [BBC] and many others will be in Nigeria for the critically acclaimed Africa Movie Academy Awards (AMAA) holding in Bayelsa this weekend. TV host and chief executive of Inspire Africa,…

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World Bank Presidency: GEJ Directs Adefuye To Rally For Okonjo-Iweala

  The Nigerian Ambassador to the United States of America has been directed to deploy all available resources to ensure that Dr. NgoziOkonjo-Iweala, Nigeria’s Finance Minister and Africa’s sole candidate for the World Bank Group Presidency, gets elected when the Board of Directors of the bank vote at the Spring meeting of the bank scheduled…

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