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EFCC Act: Reps Want President Muhammadu Buhari in Court

  The House of Representatives has urged the Presidency to seek interpretation of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) Act before a court, following the Senate’s rejection of Mr Ibrahim Magu as Chairman. The House also resolved that the executive should refrain from making statements that connote the usurpation of the judiciary’s powers considering…

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President Buhari Only Decided to Work from Home on Wednesday – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says he “never said that President Muhammadu Buhari is to work from home henceforth”. In a statement issued in Abuja on Wednesday, the minister said, the reporting in a section of the media of his post – Federal Executive Council (FEC) briefing that the President is to work from home henceforth is erroneous. In…

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Yet Again! Buhari Absent from Federal Executive Council Meeting, 20 Ministers Bail

Just like last week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, President Muhammadu Buhari was absent from the meeting of the FEC today at the presidential villa in Abuja. 20 Nigerian ministers also bailed from the meeting which was presided over by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo. Reports say, the council chamber where the meeting is taking place is…

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Punch Reporter Expelled From Aso-Rock, Adesina Absolves Presidency

The State House correspondent of The Punch Newspapers, Olalekan Adetayo, was on Monday expelled from Aso–Rock over a story on President Muhammadu Buhari’s health. Adetayo had on Sunday reported that there was fresh anxiety at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa over Buhari’s health which irked the Security operatives at the Villa. He was summoned and interrogated by the…

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Why Nigerians Should Support Buhari for Second Term – APC chairman, Chief Odigie-Oyegun

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, (APC), Chief John Odigie–Oyegun has explained why Nigerians should queue behind President Muhammadu Buhari for second term in 2019. Odigie-Oyegun said Buhari had performed excellently and should be given another opportunity to finish what he had started. Meanwhile, Presdient Buhari is yet to indicate interest in second…

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No Victory over Boko Haram Until Chibok Girls Are Found – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has declared that there can be no victory against the Boko Haram insurgency until the abducted Chibok girls have been rescued. The President, represented by the Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan–Ali, made the comments on Saturday during the grand finale of the 53rd anniversary of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) in Makurdi, Benue state.…

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‘Where is Buhari?’ Governor Fayose Shows Concern About the President’s Whereabouts

Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has expressed concern at the continued absence of President Muhammadu Buhari from public functions. Fayose made the call via a statement released on Thursday, April 20. “Every day, what we hear is president said this, president said that, without seeing the president in any official function and one is prompted to ask;…

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Plot to Sack Odigie-Oyegun Thickens as APC Postpones NEC Meeting

Indications emerged yesterday of a plot to sack the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Chief John Odigie–Oyegun from office. The Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the ruling party, Mr. Timi Frank confirmed the plot to The Guardian after the surprise shift of the meetings of the National Caucus and the National Executive…

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‘Observing Rest & Will Return to Nigeria Soon’- Buhari Calls Obasanjo & Governor Bello

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday had a telephone conversation with one of his predecessors, Olusegun Obasanjo, to felicitate with him on his 80th birthday. This was as the President who has been on a health leave to the UK since January 19, also called Governor Yahaya Bello of Kogi State on the telephone stating that…

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Police IG Idris, High Powered Delegation, Visits Buhari in London

Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kputom Idris The Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Kputom Idris, on Tuesday, led a high powered police delegation to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Idris, was accompanied by the DIG in charge Finance and Administration, Shuiabu Gambo; Commissioner of Police in Charge Monitoring Unit, CP Umar Garba; and other…

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