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Bashir Abubakar, Buhari's CSO

EXCLUSIVE: My case against Punch reporter — Buhari’s CSO, Bashir Abubakar

The presidential aide on Monday sacked Lekan Adetayo from Aso Rock, sparking widespread protests and condemnation.

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Nigerian Army chief Buratai bestowed with Brazilian highest military honour

Mr. Buratai is one of the few foreign dignitaries to be so honoured.

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Ex-Minister Babalola Borishade is dead

The professor died in London at the age of 71.

Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Falana writes Buhari, calls for release of El-Zakzaky

The Shiite leader has now been held without trial for 500 days.

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose

Nnamdi Kanu: Groups express outrage as Fayose defends court appearance

Mr. Fayose defended his appearance at the trial of the IPOB leader.

Emir Muhammadu Sanusi II

Emir Sanusi to address AUN graduation May 13, to get honorary doctorate

Founded in 2003, the institution was created to be Africa’s first Development University.

Leonard Stanley Ekeh

N170 million contract ‘fraud’: Justice Ministry probes top official over Zinox Computers ‘ties’

The official is accused of using her office to frustrate efforts to prosecute the management of Zinox Computers.

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Buhari not harassing Jonathan’s family – Presidency

“Anybody without skeleton in his or her cupboard has nothing to fear…”

House of Representatives

Reps to investigate N43 billion #Ikoyimoney

The NIA has claimed ownership of the funds.

Kaduna Refinery

NUPENG official commends govt’s plan to build second refinery in Northern Nigeria

The petroleum minister had confirmed government’s plan.

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Again, Nigeria’s ranking drops on international press freedom index

Norway, the report said, remains the country with the best press freedom in the world.

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Meningitis Outbreak: Nigerian death toll rises to 813

The Health Minister said Nigeria was considering local production of vaccines.

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Reps gives police 24 hours to return budget documents allegedly carted from Goje’s residence

The House also condemned the invasion of Mr. Goje’s residence by security operatives.

PVCs

Sellers, buyers of PVCs risk 2-years jail term, N.5m fine – INEC

A similar punishment would be meted to any person found to be in possession of a voter’s card unlawfully.

Senator Danjuma Goje

Danjuma Goje speaks, says police carted away 2017 budget documents during raid

The senator’s house was raided by the police last week.

Patience Jonathan

Court orders temporary forfeiture of Patience Jonathan’s $5.8 million to Nigerian govt

The EFCC provided some details of how the money was deposited in the Skye Bank account.

Shiites protest detention of their leader Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky

Shiites protest in Abuja to mark El-Zakzaky’s 500th day in detention

Mr. El-Zakzaky and his wife were arrested on December 14, 2015.

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Amnesty International Nigeria gets new Country Director

The new appointee is “a respected human rights lawyer.”

Rail tracks connecting Abuja - Kaduna

‎Buhari Seeks National Assembly’s approval for $6.4 billion China, World Bank loans

The loans are for railway projects and polio eradication, the president said.

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Man seeks divorce over wife’s penchant for having babies

“My lord, my wife wants to kill me with children; she is bearing them like rats.”

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Why blackout occurred in four states – Electricity company

The electricity distribution company apologised to its customers.

Federal University Otuoke

Nigeria constitutes committee to audit take-off grants to 12 new federal universities

The committee will be inaugurated on May 2.

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Again, Lai Mohammed explains Buhari’s absence at FEC meeting

The president was absent from the second FEC meeting in a row.

Jonathan voting

Jonathan Speaks: Buhari dismantling my legacy; Jega, Mu’azu, IGP betrayed me

“I feel sad about the way my family is being hounded,” the former president said.

President Muhammdu Buhari and Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo at the FEC meeting on the 22nd of March 2017
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Again, Buhari absent at FEC meeting

While the FEC meeting could not hold last week, the president was also absent two weeks before.