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APC govt’s policies have created jobs – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will continue to implement policies that attract investment and spark competition in critical sectors of the economy for employment creation and economic growth. The President gave the assurance when he received the Chairman and Management of the LADOL Integrated Logistics Enterprise, who visited him …

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Restructuring: What Buhari told Nigerians in diaspora

President Muhammadu Buhari has told Nigerians in diaspora that ‘there are too many people talking lazily about restructuring’ in Nigeria. The President who is away in France for the Paris Peace Forum, spoke during his interactive session with the Nigerian community, made up of Nigerian Diaspora Organization, NIDO, All Progressives …

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Buhari assents to Extradition Act, four others

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented to five bills, including the Extradition (Amendment) Act 2018, Federal Capital Territory Appropriation Act, 2018 and Nigerian Centre For Disease Control And Prevention (Establishment) Act, 2018. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, disclosed this when he …

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Buhari sets targets for national broadband network

President Muhammadu Buhari has set ambitious targets for a national broadband network to harness the potential of the internet and digital access for jobs, education, healthcare, identity management and to increase productivity in the public sector. To this end, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), and the Nigeria Industrial Policy and …

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New minimum wage: FG insists Buhari has not agreed on N30,000

Nigeria’s Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, has said President Muhammadu Buhari will soon review the report of the minimum wage tripartite committee, that was submitted to him on Tuesday. Mohammed stated this while speaking with State House correspondents after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting on Wednesday. The Minister said …

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El-Zakzaky: Iranians threaten to overthrow Buhari [VIDEO]

Some protesters in Iran have threatened to overthrow the government of President Muhammadfu Buhari in order to secure the release of Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN). Zakyzaky has been in detention since December 2015 when his followers clashed with some soldiers in Zaria, Kaduna state. …

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Buhari reacts to death of Emir of Awe, Abubakar

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the Awe traditional council, the government and people of Nasarawa State on the death of the Emir of Awe, Alhaji Abubakar Umar II. Alhaji Abubakar Umar II died on Saturday at a hospital in Abuja, following a brief illness. A statement signed by Buhari’s …

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Battle to vote out Buhari, APC begins Tuesday – Secondus

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Uche Secondus has charged Nigerian voters to troop out to their various polling booths to check their names as the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, displays voters register at all polling units across the country from Tuesday, November 6, 2018. Secondus said …

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Buhari govt donates $.5m for Guinea Bissau elections

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led federal government has approved the donation of $500, 000 and over 350 electoral kits and seven vehicles, to facilitate a successful conduct of Guinea Bissau legislative election, slated for November 18, 2018. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, made this known during the weekend when …

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Buhari orders arrest of elites making inciting utterances

President Muhammadu Buhari has warned Nigerian elites to stop misleading the people through their unguarded utterances.Buhari, who is the visitor to University of Uyo, gave this warning at the 24th convocation ceremony of the institution on Saturday.The President, who was represented by Mr Ibrahim Yakasai, Director of Corporate Communications, National …

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WAEC explains why Buhari was not given certificate in 2015

The West African Examination Council, WAEC, has explained why the body was not able to give President Muhammadu Buhari an “attestation of his result in 2015. WAEC, through its Registrar, Iyi Uwadiae, had on Friday presented the attestation of results to Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. However, the action …

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Nigerian women threatening me over appointments – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the National Council for Women Societies (NCWS) came to threaten him over female appointments in his cabinet. The president spoke during an audience with the leadership of the NCWS at the presidential villa, Abuja. Buhari, however, assured that his administration would address the deficit …

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APC crisis: Tinubu meets Buhari in Aso Rock

The National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu is presently in a closed-door meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa in Abuja. Details of the meeting are still sketchy but it might not be unconnected with the crisis over the conduct of the …

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Buhari breaks silence on his WAEC certificate controversy

President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) announcement that it is going to court to challenge his West African School Certificate (WASC). Garba Shehu, his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity said it was a waste of time because the record was available, as well …

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WAEC certificate: Buhari qualified by law to contest – Ajulo

Dr Kayode Ajulo, an Abuja-based legal luminary and former National Secretary of the Labour Party has said that President Muhammadu Buhari is qualified by law to contest the 2019 presidential election. Ajulo reacting to the controversy surrounding the WAEC certificate of the president, said that for qualifications for elective position, …

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