Boko Haram membership thinning out – Buhari

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on. Tuesday in Abuja said the era of Boko Haram terrorism is gradually drawing to end, with the narrowing of the recruitment base of

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Peaceful transitions in Africa no longer negotiable – Buhari

By Ahmed Idris. President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja said political transitions in Africa must be properly managed to safeguard countries from slipping into crises that slow down economic

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Nigerian govt says EFCC, others free to investigate NHIS boss

By Ahmed Idris The federal government said on Wednesday that anti-graft agencies in the country are free to investigate the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Professor

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Nigerian govt replaces Lufthansa as adviser on national carrier establishment

By Ahmed Idris The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the substitution of Messers Lufthansa with Airline Management Group as federal government’s adviser on establishment of a national carrier.

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Buhari congratulates Olabiyi Durojaiye at 85

By Ahmed Idris President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday joined members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the National Assembly to congratulate an exemplary leader, Senator Olabiyi Durojaiye, on his

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NAPTIP recruits witchdoctors to fight human trafficking

By Nasir Kura The National Agency for the Prohibition of Trafficking in Persons has announced the recruitment of some local witch doctors in Benin, Edo State, as ambassadors in fighting

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Metuh appears in court on stretcher

By Bologi M. Maikudi Former spokesman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, on Monday appeared before the Federal High Court in Abuja on a stretcher. Metuh is standing trial

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FG’s deportation of Cameroonians illegal – SERAP

By Bologi M. Maikudi The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has described as immoral and illegal the reported deportation of 51 Cameroonians, who were living in Nigeria as asylum

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Nigerian govt says new NIA boss not Chadian, didn’t fail exams

By Ahmed Idris The Presidency on Sunday dismissed reports that the newly appointed Director General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr. Ahmed Rufai Abubakar, holds dual citizenship and had

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Obasanjo rushes to greet Buhari at AU summit

By Ahmed Idris Former President Olusegun Obasanjo on Sunday created a scene at the Nelson Mandela Hall of the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, when he rushed

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