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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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PDP tells Buhari to account for N4trn oil money

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to explain the whereabouts of the N4 trillion unremitted oil revenue and other financial rots in the Presidency as detailed in the audit report by Price Waterhouse Cooper, a firm commissioned by his administration. The party said the report has further confirmed that President Buhari has been presiding over a ...

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PDP advises Buhari to sign amended Electoral Act!

The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Uche Secondus, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral act, as amended. Ike Abonyi, the Media Adviser to Secondus, in a statement he issued in Abuja on Tuesday said PDP national chairman gave the advice when he received two presidential aspirants of the party in Abuja. The aspirants are: ...

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Trump calls Buhari “Lifeless” After April Meeting

The United States president Donald Trump referred to his Nigerian counterpart Muhammadu Buhari as “lifeless” shortly after a meeting between the two leaders on April 30, Financial Times said on Monday. Donald Trump and Muhammadu Buhari – Trump called Buhari “lifeless” after April meeting – Financial TimesBuhari, the first sub-Saharan Africa president to meet Trump since he was sworn in ...

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President Buhari charges the military troops to be ruthless with bandits

President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged military personnel deployed to Katsina State, saddled with the task of fighting bandits in Zamfara, to be ‘as ruthless as humanly possible’ in carrying out their assignment. The president gave the challenge when he addressed the 1000-strong military force assembled to check the menace of the bandits and other criminal elements at the Umaru Musa ...

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Unused N118 Billion of 2017 Budget returned by President Buhari, Ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari and some ministers have returned the sum of N118 billion to the national treasury as unused capital budget for the 2017 fiscal year This amount represents 8.1 percent of N1.4 trillion which was the total capital budget released and almost four times the size of Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) budget in 2017, which was N30.3billion. Out ...

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