Category Archives: Breaking

President Buhari Congratulates Father Mbaka As He Celebrates The 21st Anniversary Of His Priestly Ordination

  Rev Fr. Ejike Mbaka marks the 21st anniversary of his ordination today. To celebrate the popular priest who is one of his loyal supporters, President Muhammadu Buhari released a statement via his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina commending him on his devotion to his vocation. The statement read: “President Muhammadu Buhari…

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Boko Haram Ambushes Humanitarian Escort Convoy Leaving 5 People With Wounds

  Troops returning from Bama on humanitarian escort duty, were ambushed enroute Maiduguri by suspected remnants of Boko Haram terrorists hiding in Meleri village, a few kilometres from Kawuri, Channels TV reports. The Nigerian troops however, successfully cleared the ambush and exploited up to Afunori. According to Acting Director Army Public Relations, Colonel Sani Usman, two…

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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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Budget Padding: House Group Wants Dogara, Jibrin, Others Probed

  A group in the House of Representatives, the “Transparency Group”, on Wednesday demanded the investigation of Speaker Yakubu Dogara, and others by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) over alleged padding of the 2016 budget. The lawmakers made this known in Abuja while briefing journalists. They insisted that Mr. Dogara and other principal…

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Budget Padding: “What Do You Have To Hide?” -Read Jibrin’s 21 Questions For Speaker Dogara

  Embattled former chairman of the House Committee on Appropriation, Abdulmumin Jibrin has labeled Speaker Yakubu Dogara’s legal action threats against him as “predictable”. In a series of tweets hours ago, Jibrin revealed that his lawyers have officially approached the EFCC and ICPC towards working out a date for him to submit his petition against…

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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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Dogara Demands Apology From Jibrin, Threatens To Drag Him To Court

  The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, has asked the sacked Chairman, Appropriation Committee of the House, Mr. Abdulmumin Jibrin, to retract alleged defamatory publications against his person and tender an unreserved apology within seven days. According to Punch, Dogara, who made the demand through his lawyers, Prof. Joash Ojo (SAN) and Prof. Joash…

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