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Buhari Orders Investigation of Magu, Babachir, Other Aides

President Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, to commence investigation of all government officials allegedly accused of wrong-doing. Malam Garba Shehu, the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, made this known in his facebook page on Sunday. He said that the president, who expressed concern over the increasing media ...

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FG Canvasses Support For Anti-Graft War

Dr. Kayode Fayemi

Minister of Solid Minerals and Chairman of Inter Agency Task Team, Dr. Kayode Fayemi has called on Nigerians to key into the anti-corruption crusade of the Muhammadu Buhari administration in order to achieve meaningful and sustainable development in the country. He made the appeal Friday, December 9, 2016 in an address at a seminar to commemorate the International Anti-Corruption Day ...

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Update: Buhari, Other African Leaders Arrive Gambia


Banjul, Gambia, to meet with President Yahya Jammeh, who lost the presidential election penultimate week. The information is in a statement in Abuja by Mr Femi Adesina, the Special Adviser on Media and Publicity to the president. Adesina stated that the Nigerian leader, who arrived the Gambia with President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of Liberia, the current Chairperson of the Authority of ...

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Zahra, Mohammed Indimi Have No Pre-wedding Picture -Buhari’s Family Cleared Air

The Acclaimed Pre-wedding picture

The family of President Muhammadu Buhari has disowned some photographs currently trending in the media believed to be pre-wedding photographs of their daughter, Zahra and Mohammed Indimi. In a statement by the Special Assistant on Media to the wife of the President, Adebisi Olumide-Ajayi, the family described the photographs as embarrassing. According to Olumide-Ajayi, the family would want the forthcoming ...

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Eid-el-Maulud: FG Declares Monday Public Holiday

Retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambaza

The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec. 12, 2016 as public holiday to mark the Eid-El-Maulud celebration. The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government on today, Thursday, December 8, 2016, in Abuja. In a statement signed by the acting Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Alhaji Muhammadu Maccido, Dambazau enjoined ...

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Buhari’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari Is ill, Flown to UK

President Muhammadu Buhari and Abba Kyari

The Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, is ill. A top government official confirmed this to Daily Trust correspondent Friday night. The official, who spoke under strict condition of anonymity, said that Kyari was flown to the United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday. He, however, added that the chief of staff “is now stable” as he was ...

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Court Denies Nnamdi Kanu Bail Again

Mazi Nnamdi Kanu

Justice Binta Nyako of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Thursday declined to grant the bail application filed by Nnamdi Kanu, the self acclaimed leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). Others standing trial with Kanu are: Chidiebere Onwudiwe, Benjamin Madubugwu and David Nwawusi. Delivering her ruling on their bail application, Justice Nyako held that the charges against the ...

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The distortions that happened to Budget 2016, in which series of rogue projects and figures were injected into the financial document won’t happen to next year’s budget, President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed. Receiving in audience members of the Governance Support Group (GSG), led by Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, at State House, Abuja, Friday, the President said: “I am waiting for the ...

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Group Advises INEC Not to Bow to Anti-democratic Forces in Ondo


The Committee for the Defence of Human Rights(CDHR), has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to resist the secret connivance by the Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) and All Progressives Congress(APC) to push for the postponement of the Ondo Governorship . The group said the collusion between the party became worrisome coming few days to election, saying the clandestine plot was ...

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Cash Crunch: NEC to End JV Funding Regime Today

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

The National Economic Council (NEC) will meet today to consider approving a policy that will end the payment of cash calls, Daily Trust learnt last night. A highly placed government official confirmed to our correspondent that the Minister of State for Petroleum, Ibe Kachikwu, will present the policy to NEC today. The meeting, scheduled to hold at 11.00am inside the ...

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