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Photos: Wole Soyinka Meets With President Muhammadu Buhari Behind Closed Door At Aso Rock

Nobel  laureate,Wole Soyinka, today met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential villa, Abuja.  The meeting held behind closed doors, lasted about an hour inside the President’s office. Soyinka arrived at the presidential villa alongside public relations expert, Dr. Yomi Ogunbiyi. Speaking to journalists after the meeting, Mr. Soyinka said he had come to “discuss…

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Budget Padding: Dogara Meets With Buhari, Vows Not To Resign

  Speaker, House of Representatives,Yakubu Dogara on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari over the budget padding scandal rocking the House of Representatives, reports Premium Times. The speaker reportedly stated that budget padding is not an offence and vowed not to step down from office despite growing calls on him to do so. Answering questions…

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What I Discussed With President Buhari At The Villa – Jonathan

  Yesterday, Former President Goodluck Jonathan met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Speaking with journalists after the closed door meeting with the President, he revealed that he was at the villa to report his international engagements to the incumbent president. “You asked why I came to see the President today,…

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President Buhari Nominates Chairman, Commissioners For NCC

  President Muhammadu Buhari has requested the Senate to confirm nominees into positions of Chairman, Executive Commissioner, and Non-Executive Commissioners of Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC). This was contained in a statement made available by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. In a letter dated August 2, 2016, sent to President…

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Recession: Buhari’s Economic Team In Special Meeting With Experts, Consider Quick Recovery Options

  Concerted efforts to address the country’s economic challenges intensified as President Muhammadu Buhari‘s Economic Management Team(EMT), held a consultative forum with a team of notable economic and financial experts at a meeting presided over today by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (SAN). According to a statement signed by LaoluAkande, Senior Special Assistant to the Vice…

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Cost Cutting: FG Bans Conference Bags, T-Shirts, Souvenirs, At Workshops, Seminars

  In continuation of the on-going cost-cutting and efficiency drive in the utilization of public funds by the present administration, the Federal Government has banned the procurement and distribution of conference bags, T-shirts and other souvenirs at events and activities such as Conferences, Workshops and Seminars organised and funded by Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies…

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Nigeria In Talks With China Over Implementation Of Key Projects – Udoma

  The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, on Wednesday commenced follow-up discussions with the management of the Chinese EXIM Bank in Beijing, China, that will lead to the implementation of the various projects discussed during the visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to China. This was made known in statement signed…

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Senate Committee Screens 34 Ambassadorial Nominees

  The Senate Committee on Foreign Affairs has screened 34 ambassadorial nominees out of 47 sent to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari for confirmation. The committee, which screened 15 nominees on Tuesday, screened additional 19 on Wednesday. The nominees, answered questions bothering on their qualification, expertise and what they would do to ensure bilateral…

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Photos: President Buhari Commissions $1.457 Abuja-Kaduna Train Service

President Muhammadu Buhari, today Tuesday, 26thJuky 2016, commissioned the $1.457 billion Abuja (Idu) – Kaduna Standard gauge train service. At the commissioning and flag-off ceremony at Idu station in Abuja, President Buhari said the federal government would link all state and commercial centres in the country with rail lines. Read his address at the commissioning…

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Economic Recovery: We’re Learning From The Diversification Of The Iranian Economy — President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday in Abuja said the Federal Government is working assiduously to ameliorate the challenges faced by the Nigerian economy within a short period by understudying the experiences of countries like Iran who thrived in adversity. Receiving a Special Envoy from the President of Islamic Republic of Iran at the State House, Mohammad…

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