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SERAP demands CCB to publish details of Buhari’s asset — after Onnoghen’s conviction

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has written to the Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) to make public, asset declaration submitted to the bureau by successive presidents and governors from 1999 to 2019. This comes after the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) found Walter Onnoghen, suspended chief justice of Nigeria (CJN), guilty of false declaration of assets. President Buhari ...

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Experts express displeasure over President Buhari’s Refusal to sign DRF bill into Law

The Media Rights Agenda, MRA, on Friday, March 22 criticised the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his Administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other human rights of Nigerians in the online environment. In a statement in Lagos, ...

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Buhari Lists Expectations From 9th NASS, Says Saraki Frustrated His Administration

President Muhammadu Buhari has listed some of his expectations from members of the ninth National Assembly, lamenting that his administration was frustrated by the 8th NASS. He said that he looks forward to a mutual working relationship with the 9th National Assembly towards improving the budgetary process and restoring the country to the January-December fiscal cycle. This was disclosed in ...

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BUHARI’S CAMPAIGN EXPLAINS HIS ABSENCE AT DEBATE, SLAMS ATIKU

The APC presidential Campaign Council has officially released a statement regarding the absence of the President Buhari at the Presidential Debate organised by the Nigeria Election Debate Group and the Broadcasting Organisations of Nigeria which held last Saturday, January 19, 2019. The statement signed and released by Festus Keyamo who is currently the Director Strategic Communication for the APC Presidential ...

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Buhari urges world leaders to uphold dignity in governance

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has called on world leaders to emulate values of former South African President, Nelson Mandela, by prioritising dignity in their quest to ensure just, peaceful and inclusive governance to all. Buhari, who spoke at the Nelson Mandela Peace Summit in New York, said the centenary celebration of Mandela was an opportunity for the leaders to rededicate ...

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2019: Masari pledges 2.5m votes for Buhari

Gov. Aminu Masari of Katsina State has pledged 2.5 million votes for President Muhammadu Buhari in the forthcoming 2019 Presidential election. Masari made the pledge in Abuja on Thursday while answering questions from State House correspondents after a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa. According to him, the people of Katsina are 100 per cent behind ...

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Osinbajo’s view on state police contrasts Buhari’s

Nigeria’s Vice-president Yemi Osinbajo again on Tuesday made a case for state police in the country, which has been one of the many demands of the those calling for the restructuring of the country and has enjoyed the support of the Nigerian Senate. The Senate on Tuesday, July 3 passed a resolution directing its Constitutional Review Committee to set up ...

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May, Merkel Visits: Buhari Can’t Productively Engage, PDP Criticises

One of the most active opposition parties in Nigeria, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) to the ruling party has once again criticised President Buhari’s inability to efficiently engage Merkel and Theresa May so as to yield better diplomatic dividends. This was stated in a Press statement released on Thursday August 30, right after the August visit by the German Chancellor, Angela ...

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Nigeria, Germany Signs MoU In Agric, Commerce

Nigeria and Germany on Friday in Abuja signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MoU) in agriculture and commerce as part of part of the visit of German Chancellor Angela Merkel The first agreement was signed between the Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) and the German-Africa Business Association. The First Deputy National President of NACCIMA, Hajiya ...

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Buhari to depart for China Friday, August 31

President Muhammadu Buhari will on Friday leave for China to participate in the seventh Summit of the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC) scheduled to hold on September 3 and 4, 2018 in Beijing. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, in a statement, said the president’s first engagement in Beijing would be an interactive ...

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