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Budget Padding Scandal: Anti-graft panel to quiz ex-Appropriation chair, Jibrin

Mr. Jibrin is asked to appear before the panel on Wednesday.

PIC. 27. U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE JOHN KERRY VISITS PRESIDENT BUHARI IN ABUJA

Buhari opens up to U.S Secretary of State about Niger Delta, Boko Haram, others

The president says his government will institutionalize anti-corruption war.

Governor Adams Oshiomhole and former Governor Oserheimen Osunbor during the decamping of the former Governor to the All progressives Congress in Edo State.

Former PDP governor says party is “evil”

“PDP has no interest in what becomes of the state and the people, but their pockets”.

Buhari in France

Economic Crisis: Buhari yet to request emergency powers – Presidency

The presidency however confirms that there are recommendations requiring “legislative amendments and presidential orders”.

Yakubu Gowon

Gowon meets Buhari over Chibok girls, economy

The former head of state asks Nigerians to be patient with the government.

Okon Abang

Justice Abang declines hearing kinsmen suit

Mr. Abang is from the Oron nation of Akwa Ibom State.

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187 Ministries, Depts, Agencies yet to submit procurement records — BPP

Of the number, 146 complied with the directive only after they received queries from the bureau.

Rabiu Musa Kwankwaso

Police seal Kwankwaso’s residence in Kano

The house also serves as headquarters of the group loyal to the former governor popularly known as Kwankwasiyya.

PIC. 2. POLICE CADET EXAMINATION AT OKAKA IN YENAGOA

10,000 new personnel for Nigeria Police to undergo 9 tests

All candidates will be subjected to polygraph tests and eight other tests

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Why we boycotted BringBackOurGirls Group march – Chibok Parents

The BringBackOurGirls group held a march on Monday.

President Muhammadu Buhari (Photo credit: www.ibtimes.co.uk)

How Zamfara ‘blasphemy’ mob killings occurred

President Buhari pledges justice for victims

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Buhari condemns Zamfara ‘blasphemy’ killings, pledges justice

Suspected students descended on a Christian convert for allegedly insulting the Prophet of Islam.

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Nigerian workers blast Govs Okorocha, Al-Makura, Ortom, say they’re slave masters

The workers, with black clothes tied round their arms, marched through Maryland to Ikeja roundabout, grounding vehicular traffic.

President Muhammadu Buhari and U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry

U.S. Secretary of State, John Kerry, arrives Nigeria’s presidential villa

Mr. Kerry’s motorcade arrived the villa at about 3pm and was received by Mr. Buhari’s State Chief of Protocol, Lawal Kazaure.

Sultan Muhammad Sa'ad Abubakar conducts US Secretary of State, Joh Kerry, round the Palace during the envoy's visit to Sokoto...23/08/16

Kerry visits Sultan, says world losing $2.6trn annually to corruption

On insurgency in Nigeria, Mr. Kerry commends government’s determination to combat the menace and other crimes across the country.

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar

President Buhari congratulates Sultan of Sokoto at 60

The President says the Sultan has demonstrated uncommon leadership style, patriotism and wisdom

Ishaq Oloyede

How JAMB under my leadership will conduct students’ admissions – Oloyede

Mr. Oloyede praises his predecessor, Dibu Ojerinde.

US Secretary of State, John Kerry, gestures while presenting a paper on religious tolerance and countering violent extremism at the Sultan's Palace in Sokoto...23/08/16

U.S. Secretary of State, Kerry, praises Sultan Abubakar for “promoting religious tolerance” in Nigeria

Mr. Kerry meets the sultan and Gov. Tambuwal in Sokoto.

PIC 1 GOV SAMUEL ORTOM OF BENUE STATE BRIEFING STATE HOUSE CORRESPONDENTS AFTER A MEETING WITH PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI AT THE PRESIDENTIAL VILLA ABUJA ON TUESDAY (11/1/16)
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Benue lawmakers begin refund of N317 million car loan to EFCC — Gov. Ortom

The lawmakers took money in lieu of cars.

Godsday Orubebe

Most Niger Delta projects have no impact on people – Ministry

Only N427 billion of N700 billion budgeted for the ministry during the period was disbursed.

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Nigerian military says Boko Haram leader, Shekau, wounded in deadly air strike

The military has repeatedly claimed credit for killing Mr. Shekau. But the sect denounced the claims each time.

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ANALYSIS: Old tunes on replay as Nigeria takes back seat at Rio

Twenty years ago, Nigeria was ahead of Britain at the Olympics.

John Odigie-Oyegun, APC Chairman

APC, PDP trade blame over Nigeria’s economic crisis

The opposition PDP says APC should focus on leading the country out of recession.

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Abakaliki prisons was extrajudicial murder, not jailbreak – CDHR

The rights group called for sack of prisons boss.

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Boko Haram strikes again, kills 11 near Chibok

“Many women, including house wives, were raped by the gunmen who also killed at least 11 persons.”