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Photospeak: Buhari US Trip

  Photos from President Muhammadu Buhari’s State visit to the United States

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I Will Appoint Ministers In September, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he will not appoint members of his cabinet this month or next month, but in September. Buhari, who made the revelation in an opinion published by Washington Post ahead of his meeting within Barack Obama, the United States president, also urged Nigerians to be …

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Nigeria Committed To Good Governance And Fighting Terror

By Muhammadu Buhari This month, the world moved a step closer to the defeat of Boko Haram, the jihadist group that has terrorized hundreds of thousands in the northern states of Nigeria. In one of my first acts since taking office as president six weeks ago, I have replaced the …

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Shift Emphasis From Oil To Non-oil Export – US Tells Nigeria

The United States has urged Nigeria to shift focus from oil to non-oil exports if the country must maximise profits from its resources and enjoy a stable economy. Prof. Ade Adefuye, Nigeria’s Ambassador and Head of Mission in the United States, who disclosed the recommendation Sunday evening, also listed some …

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Boko Haram: Army Chief Warns Troops Against Indiscipline, Cowardice

Gen. Turkur Buratai, the Chief of Army Staff has warned troops against acts of indiscipline and cowardice in the ongoing campaign against Boko Haram insurgents in the North East. Col. Sani Usman, Acting Director, Army Public Relations, in a statement on Monday also quoted Buratai as urging the commanders to …

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Bayelsa Guber: Dickson’s N25bn Loan Is Suspicious, Criminal – APC, APGA

dicksonThe Bayelsa State All Progressives Congress (APC) and the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) have criticised State Governor Seriake Dickson over the recent approval granted him by the state House of Assembly to obtain a N25bn bank loan. Though the governor said the loan was meant for the completion of …

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Bayelsa Community Shuts Down Shell’s Oil Field, Demands Power Supply

Koroama community, host to Shell Petroleum Development Company’s Gbarain-Ubie Integrated Gas Plant in Bayelsa State, has shut operations at the gas field in a protest to demand power supply from the power plant at the facility for its people. Scores of youths, women and elders of the community blocked the …

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Fayose Attacks Obasanjo For Criticising Jonathan

Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, has urged former President Olusegun Obasanjo to stop attacking the immediate-past president, Dr Goodluck Jonathan and allow him to retire into his quiet private life devoid of mudslinging from elder statesmen like Obasanjo. Fayose said he was miffed that Obasanjo could choose the 11th Convocation …

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Soil, Not Oil: Vandana Shiva, Right Livelihood Laureate, Lectures In Port Harcourt, Abuja, 2 Others From July 23

The 1993 Right Livelihood Award Laureate Vandana Shiva, will give a series of three lectures to mark this year’s UN International Year of the Soil and the decades-long struggle against oil extraction in the Niger Delta. The commemorative lectures in Port Harcourt, Bori, Erema will be followed in Abuja by …

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Boko Haram: Hijab Is A Way Of Life And Worship, Don’t Ban It – BBOG Group

The BringBackOurGirls group has dismissed calls by some anti-insurgency advocates that hijab should be banned as some neighbouring countries have done in recent times, warning that the banning of hijab is not the solution to the problems of insurgency because there have been more suicide bombings without hijab. One of …

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