Why Buhari won’t congratulate Dickson – FG

Minister of Information and Culture, Alh Lai Mohmmed has said President Muhammadu Buhari will not send a congratulatory message to Bayelsa state governor, Seriake Dickson over his re-election. Dickson defeated

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Naira crashes further, sells at N297 at parallel market

The Naira on Monday continued its free fall depreciating further at the parallel market amid growing shortage of the currency. The Naira lost N5 to exchange at N297 to the

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CHAN 2016: Nigeria thrash Niger 4-1

The Home-based Super Eagles ensured they began their 2016 African Nations Championship campaign on a flying note by defeating Niger Republic 4-1 in Kigali on Monday evening. After an unimpressive

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Buhari appoints Abdallah as new NDLEA chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of a retired Lieutenant Colonel, Muhammad Mustapha Abdallah, as the new Chairman/Chief Executive Officer of the National Drugs Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) for

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Lassa fever claims two more victims in Plateau

The deadly viral disease, Lassa fever has claimed two more lives in Plateau state. The state Commissioner for Health, Kuden Dayin, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) that the

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We’ve driven Boko Haram into fall-back positions – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday in Abu Dhabi that Nigeria has made very significant progress towards ending the Boko Haram insurgency since his assumption of office on May 29 last

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Aisha Buhari tasks governors’ wives on humanitarian programmes

The President’s wife, Hajiya Aisha Buhari, on Monday urged governors’ wives to support their respective husbands by engaging the needy and taking care of vulnerable people in their domains. She

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55 Nigerians stole N1.3trn in 8 years – FG

The Federal Government on Monday declared that 55 privileged Nigerians stole N1.34 trillion from the treasury between 2006 and 2013. The period in question covered the last three administrations of

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Lawmaker advocates capital punishment for looters

A lawmaker representing Chikun/Kajuru federal constituency of Kaduna State in the House of Representatives, Umar Yakubu Barde, has advocated for capital punishment for those who loot public funds in the

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Lassa fever hits Ekiti

Barely 48 hours after the Speaker of the Ekiti State House of Assembly, Kola Oluwawole described Ekiti as an example to other states in the management of Lassa fever, the

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