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Kwara cancels Independence Anniversary Parade

    The Kwara State Government has  cancelled the 55th Independence anniversary parade scheduled to hold this morning at the Metropolitan Square, Ilorin, the state capital. The Secretary to the Government of Kwara State, Alhaji Sola Gold, in a statement said the cancellation followed security reports that certain individuals arrived …

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Boko Haram is Scattered, On the Run, Says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that considerable progress is being recorded by the military in the fight against Boko Haram “ Boko Haram are being scattered and are on the run,” he said during his Independence Day broadcast Buhari pointed out that on assumption of office, he priorities the strategy …

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Ministerial list: Buhari submits 21 names • Fashola, Amaechi, Ngige, Onu, Aisha Alhassan, Fayemi, Malami Abubakar, Kachikwu make list-The Punch

Senate President, Bukola Saraki, on Wednesday received the ministerial nominees list at about 4:56pm from the Presidency but said the content of the presidential communication would be read on Tuesday. The Senate had adjourned plenary at 2:00pm on Wednesday till Tuesday, October 6. Sources said 21 names were contained in …

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  October 1st is a day for joy and celebrations for us Nigerians whatever the circumstances we find ourselves in because it is the day, 55 years ago; we liberated ourselves from the shackles of colonialism and began our long march to nationhood and to greatness. No temporary problems or …

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Independence: Buhari Addresses Nation Thursday Morning

As part of activities to mark Nigeria’s 55th independence anniversary on October 1, 2015, President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday morning make a nationwide broadcast . Mr. Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, said in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday, that the broadcast would …

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Judge Hands-off Saraki’s Case Over On-line Media Reports

Justice Ahmed Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja on Wednesday hands-off a case, filed by Senate President, Bukola Saraki challenging his trial before the Code of Conduct Tribunal. Mohammed said he decided to hands-off the case following an on-line publication alleging that he had made unsuccessful efforts to stop …

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Buhari Back From UN

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday afternoon returned to Abuja from New York, United States, where he had gone to attend the 70th United Natons General Assembly.

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Don’t privatize water in Ogun, Groups Tell Amosun

The Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth, Nigeria and Amalgamated Union of Public Corporations, Civil Service, Technical and Recreational Services Employees urged Ogun state government not to privatize the water sector through a bill currently on the governors table. According to the groups, privatization of the water is a recipe …

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Buhari Heads Petroleum Ministry

 President Muhammadu Buhari says he will head the Ministry of Petroleum Resources in the new cabinet. Addressing some select reporters in New York on Tuesday, after addressing a Global Leaders’ Summit on Countering ISIL and Violent Extremism, he said: “I wil remain Minister of Petroleum. “I will appoint a minister …

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We Are Not Aware Rasome Was Paid To Secure Falae’s Release- Police

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Solomon Arase has said that the police was not aware that ransom was paid to kidnappers to secure the release of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Chief Olu Falae. Falae had on Monday said that ransom was paid to his …

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