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#Corruption: Buhari seeks stiffer sanctions for corrupt persons

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the sanctions of jail terms for illicit financial flow was no longer sufficient to fight the menace. President Buhari who stated this while delivering a speech on “Illicit Financial Flows (IFFs) and Corruption: The Challenge of Global Governance” at the Peace Forum, in Paris, France, said stringent actions should be taken against perpetrators of illicit ...

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President Buhari Sets Ambitious Targets for Total Broadband Coverage of the Nation

President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access for jobs, education, healthcare, identity management and to increase productivity in the public sector. To this end, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the Nigeria Industrial Policy and Competitiveness Advisory Council, chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, have jointly ...

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I’m Disappointed in National Assembly — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja expressed disappointment with the conduct of members of the National Assembly with regards to the passage of budgets. The president said the “tardiness” in the passage of budgets by the lawmakers, sometimes lasting seven months, delay completion of projects across the country. He urged more effort to speed up the process. The president, ...

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Reps approve Buhari’s request for $82 million Eurobond, call for revenue diversification

The House of Representatives on Tuesday approved the request by President Muhammadu Buhari for $82.54 million to refinance the balance of $500 million matured Eurobond in the international capital market. The approval was made after the chairman of the Committee on Aids, Loans and Debt Management, Adeyinka Ajayi, presented the report of the committee to the House. President Buhari had ...

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Buhari presiding over a divided country – Saraki

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is presiding over a divided country. Saraki said this on Monday while addressing the executive council of the Peoples Democratic Party led by the Sikirulahi Ogundele faction in Ogun State. The Senate President who is selling his candidacy ahead of the primary on the platform of the PDP ...

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Buhari Insensitive to Yearnings of Nigerians – CAN

The leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) has condemned in strong terms the failure of President Muhammadu Buhari to be fair to all sections of the country in the three recent appointments. The President has made three key appointments in the last few days, but none of them comes from the South and none is a Christian! He ...

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Buhari again declines to assent the electoral act amendement

President Muhammadu Buhari has again vetoed the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018, citing drafting issues, which he said might affect the interpretation and application of the principal act. According to the president in separate communications to the President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, and the Speaker of House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, cited by THISDAY, some of the ...

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[Full Text] Address by President Muhammadu Buhari, in commemoration of the 2018 Democracy Day!

Every 29th of May has been set aside to commemorate Nigeria’s nascent Democracy. And certainly, this year 29th May is no exception as Federal Government of Nigeria declared public holiday in order celebrate an important day in the history of Democracy in Nigeria. Nigeria’s Number one Citizen, President Muhammad Buhari in his magnanimity has delivered a well-articluated and clear messages ...

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Buhari seeks Senate Approval to Borrow 2.10trn

President Muhammadu Buhari, has sent a supplementary appropriation bill for the 2015 fiscal year to the Senate for approval. The president, in a letter conveying his request, which was read Wednesday, during plenary, by the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, asked the Senate to grant his request to borrow the sum of N2.10 trillion to finance the budget. He explained that ...

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Congratulatory Message from Chief Whip-NYP to the newly President-Elect, Muhammed Buhari.

Ahmed Bachaka, Chief Whip-Nigerian Youth Parliament (NYP) has sent a congratulatory message to Muhammadu Buhari, the winner of the last Nigeria’s Presidential election. Read the message below: On behalf of my Constituency and myself, I would like to congratulate you on your election as President of Federal Republic of Nigeria and on the formation of a new government which has obtained the full ...

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