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President Buhari Arrives Abuja from United Nations Assembly Meeting in New York

President Buhari has just returned from the United Nations Assembly meeting on the new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which ended yesterday in New York. Buhari who has been away for more than a couple of days arrived Nnamdi Azikwe Airport Abuja, some minutes past 12 noon today.

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Agriculture can replace oil as major revenue source‎ – Afri-CASD

   By Olugbenga Adanikin Abuja The ‎Africa Centre for Food, Agriculture and Sustainable Development (Afri-CASD ) yesterday said the Federal Government can generate more revenue into its coffers if the agriculture sector is given similar priority as the upstream and downstream sector. Afri-CASD Programme Manager, ‎Mr. Bolaji Akindehinde disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday in Abuja. He stated that ...

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JOIN: NIGERIAN YOUTHS TO VOICE THEIR OPINIONS ON ASSETS DECLARATION SAGA!

Nigeria’s Biggest Press Conference holds tomorrow on “What the Nigerian Youth says about the Present Asset Declaration SAGA” with Extracts From Asset Declaration of President Buhari, Vice President Osibanjo, Sen.Bukola  Saraki, Tinubu and The challenges at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Venue: The prestigious 805 Restaurant by Glo office, Wuse 2 Time: 11 am Date: 29 Sept 2015 Come and Lay ...

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Boko Haram :APC Urges Military To Step Up Intelligence Gathering

The All Progressives Congress (APC) on Sunday urged the military to sustain its gallantry and patriotism and step up intelligence gathering efforts in the fight against terrorism. Alhaji Lai Mohammed, the National Publicity Secretary of the party, made the call in a statement issued in Lagos. The statement hailed the military for its recent string of successes in the battle ...

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Trials Of NNPC Looters Will Commence Soon – Buhari To Jinping

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the prosecution of those who misappropriated the revenue of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation under past administrations will soon commence. He, however, was not specific on either when the trial would start or those who had been indicted. Buhari spoke at a meeting he had with President Xi Jinping of China on the sidelines ...

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Africa Determined To Achieve Sustainable industrialisation – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday in New York urged African countries, development partners and the organised private sector to ensure collaboration for Africa to achieve full industrialisation by 2030. Mr. Buhari made the call while delivering his remarks at a high-level side event ahead of the General Assembly Debate, organised by the UN Industrial Development Organisation, UNIDO, entitled: Operationalisation of ...

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Labour Unions, CSOs Ask Saraki To Vacate Office Over Code Of Conduct Trial

Nigerian workers, under the umbrellas of the Nigerian Labour Congress and the Trade Union Congress, have asked the President of the Senate, Senator Bukola Saraki, to vacate his office pending the determination of his case at the Code of Conduct Tribunal. The workers, who spoke across the country, said although Saraki is still on trial and has not been found ...

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Egypt Death Toll From Hajj Disaster Rises To 55

Egypt says 55 of its citizens are among the more than 700 people who died in a crush of Muslim pilgrims during this year’s hajj in Saudi Arabia. Minister of Religious Endowments Mohammed Mokhtar Gomaa told the state-run Middle East News Agency on Sunday that 120 Egyptian pilgrims are still missing and 26 are receiving treatment for injuries sustained during ...

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New Hollywood Movie “CAPTIVE” premiere at The Rock Cathedral Lagos on October 1st

As part of Nigeria’s independence celebration, the Rock Cathedral, Lagos will be premiering the new Hollywood movie “CAPTIVE. The movie which features Nigerian-British actor David Oyelowo and Kate Mara is based on a true life story. Date: Thursday 1st October Venue: The Rock Cathedral, 4th Roundabout, Lekki, Lagos Free entry No Registration required!

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#ONECampaign: D’Banj, Banky W and U2 lead singer, Bono Remix ‘Strong Girl’

Dear Great people,   I’ve got something really special to share with you today. Leading African male artists D’Banj, Diamond and Banky W have joined forces with U2 lead singer and ONE co-founder Bono to remix ‘Strong Girl’ – the anthem that celebrates the power of girls and women everywhere. Be one of the first to watch the new Strong Girl ...

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