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Avoid Violent Extremism – Buhari To Muslims On Sallah

As Muslims mark the Eid-el-Kabir today, President Muhammadu Buhari has urged Muslims to avoid violent extremist ideas, stating that violent extremism is giving Islam a wrong name. The President said this in a statement on Saturday while felicitating with the Muslim faithful, saying they should be “the mirror through which others see the good virtues…

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President Buhari Signs Two Bills Passed By Eight National Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to two bills passed by the eighth National Assembly. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Senator Ita Enang, disclosed this at a news conference in Abuja on Wednesday. He listed the bills to include Federal University of Agriculture Zuru, Kebbi State Bill and the…

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FG To Place CCTVs Cameras Along Highways, Monitor Bushes Using Drones

President and Commander-In-Chief of Nigeria, Buhari has disclosed that his administration will place closed-circuit television, (CCTVs), on highways and other strategic locations, to help reduce crimes. In response to an address by the traditional rulers led by the Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Ogunwusi, the President stated: “Working with the state governments we intend to…

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Ijegun Pipeline Explosion: Buhari Empathizes With Bereaved Families, Warns Against Vandalism

President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, Buhari Muhammadu, has empathized with the bereaved families of all who died in the pipeline explosion that happened in the Ijegun area of Lagos state on Thursday. The presidential aide on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina disclosed this on Friday. “President Buhari condoles with people and government of…

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Court Orders NFF President, Amaju Pinnick’s Arrest Over $8.4m Alleged Scam

The Federal High Court in Abuja has issued a bench warrant for the arrest of the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) Amaju Pinnick and four other officials of the football body over Misappropriation of funds. Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu on Monday issued the order of arrest following the refusal of Pinnick and others to…

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Appointment Of New Ministers Wont Take Long Like It Did In 2015 – Presidency

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has said the President will form his cabinet faster than he did in 2015. Adesina was quoted as saying this by The Interview magazine. The President had in 2015 nominated ministers in October and inaugurated them on November 11, earning him the…

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You Don’t Need WAEC To Become President In Nigeria – Festus Keyamo

The director strategic communications of President Muhammadu Buhari, 2019 presidential campaign, (Official spokesperson), Festus Keyamo, SAN, Monday said that one does not need a WAEC certificate to become President in Nigeria. Reeling out his reasons for saying so, Festus said that Section 318 of the 1999 Constitution defines “School Certificate or its equivalent” to mean…

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Actor Yul Edochie Steps Down From Vying For The Office of The President Come 2019

Nollywood actor, Yul Edochie who few weeks ago announced his interest to contest for the Presidency in the 2019 general elections, has disclosed why he has dropped the decision. Yul Edochie who disclosed that he was not under any form of threat to drop the decision on contesting for the presidency, had written on Twitter; “After…

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