Buhari orders crackdown on drug traffickers

By Ahmed Idris  President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday instructed law enforcement agencies to deal decisively with all those who import, distribute and sell illicit drugs in the country. Speaking at an

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Buhari pledges to decongest prisons, witnesses release of 500 inmates

By Ahmed Idris  President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday in Kano reaffirmed that prison reforms and decongestion would be pursued with greater vigor by his administration. Speaking at a ceremony in

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Nigerian govt approves 6 new private varsities

By Ahmed Idris The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the establishment of six new private universities in some parts of the country. The universities are Admiralty Univerity in Ibusa,

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Nigerian govt denies plans to increase fuel price

By Ahmed Idris The federal government has no plans to increase the pump prices of petroleum products in the country, Minister of information and Culture, Mr. Lai Mohammed, said on

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Buhari appoints Ojukwu as NHRC Boss

By Ahmed Idris, Abuja President Muhammadu Buhari has sought  Senate confirmation for the  appointment of Mr. Anthony Ojukwu as Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission. Mr Anthony is

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Buhari mourns AVM Funsho Martins

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari has sent condolences to family and friends of the late Air Vice Marshal Olufunsho Martins (rtd). President Buhari commiserated with all the professional, business

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Sale of Nigerians in Libya unacceptable – Senate

By Bologi M. Maikudi. The Senate has described as unacceptable the alleged sale of illegal African migrants “mostly Nigerians” as slaves in Libya. The Red chamber also described the story

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Check your blood pressure, Aisha Buhari tells pregnant women

By Ahmed Idris Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Buhari, has called on pregnant women to have their blood pressure (BP) checked regularly to check the increasing rate of maternal

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FG repatriates 242 Nigerians from Libya

By Nasir Kura The Federal Government of Nigeria has lifted 242 citizens stranded in Libya to the country. This followed several ‘save our soul’ messages which the migrants sent to

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Buhari urges Senate to confirm CCB nominees

By Nasir Kura   President Muhammadu Buhari has written the Senate seeking urgent confirmation of 10 nominees of the Code of Conduct Bureau. Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read the president’s

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