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Buhari orders release of prisoners in unnecessary detentions nationawide

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed governors and state chief judges to release prisoners who are unnecessarily detained as part of reforms in judiciary. Buhari The president said in Abuja on Monday that he gave the directive to the states last month and explained that over-crowding prisons and some other noticeable …

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Buhari Holds Armed Forces Council Meeting

File photo The President, Muhammadu Buhari, is holding a meeting with the Service Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, the nation’s capital. The meeting which is called the Armed Forces Council meeting is said to be the first since the President’s assumption of office. Others in attendance are Service Chiefs, …

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FG saves N24.7bn from TSA, IPPIS/BVN monthly – Buhari

Abuja – President Muhammadu Buhari says Federal Government’s leveraging on Information and Communication Technology (ICT) and the enforcement of Bank Verification Number (BVN) has saved the nation of N24.7 billion monthly. President Buhari, Communication minister, others at the e-Nigeria conference The president disclosed this when he declared open the 2017 …

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Connect rail to 36 state capitals, Buhari directs

President Muhammadu Buhari has given the directive that all the 36 state capitals should be connected with rail in the ongoing railway projects. ‘We deserve less-crowded coaches, faster trains’ The Minister of Transportation, Mr, Chibuike Amaechi, said this on Thursday at the meeting with the Chairman Senate Committee on Local …

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FG Supported States With N1.6tn In Three Years, Says Buhari

This file photo shows President Buhari during a meeting with state governors on August 25, 2017 In order to stabilise the polity, the Federal Government supported states with N1.641tn between 2015 and 2017. President Muhammadu Buhari said this in his Independence Day broadcast on Sunday morning. The amount was provided …

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President Buhari Arrives In London

File Photo President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived in the United Kingdom after leaving the United States, where he attended the 72nd United Nations General Assembly. The President departed New York earlier on Thursday and arrived in London hours later. The Presidency had hinted before President Buhari left the country that he …

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Buhari’s integrity is unimpeachable, he’ll fight corruption to the end – Onyeama

Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, has described the integrity of President Muhammadu Buhari as unimpeachable and remained intact in the fight against corruption. Geoffrey Onyeama, Onyeama told the newsmen in New York that the amount of money siphoned out of the country was staggering. According to him, …

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Ghana’s Akufo-Addo ‘Very Delighted’ Buhari Is Back

President of Ghana, Nana Akufo-Addo, says he is very delighted to see President Muhammadu Buhari back in Nigeria from his medical leave. This comes more than three weeks after President Buhari returned to the country, after spending over 100 days in the United Kingdom. Since he returned on August 19, …

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President Buhari Begs Governors To Pay Salaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to state governors to address the plight of workers in their state by paying salaries. The President made the appeal when he met with traditional rulers inside the Presidential Villa in the nation’s capital Abuja on Monday. Workers and pensioners in many states in the …

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Nigeria Is Lucky To Have Buhari As President – APC Member

Ayo Oyalowo A member of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Mr Ayo Oyalowo, says Nigerians should count themselves lucky to have President Muhammadu Buhari as their leader. Oyalowo, who is the deputy director of media, Buhari Campaign Organisation, said this when he appeared on Channels Television‘s Sunday Politics. “Yes, I …

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Buhari Should Be Careful Of Those Telling Him To Seek Re-Election – Timi Frank

President Muhammadu Buhari has been advised to be careful in dealing with all those urging him to seek re-election in 2019. All Progressives Congress member Mr Timi Frank gave the advice during a phone interview on Channels Television’s Politics Today. “If I am the President, I should be careful of …

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We Will Keep Doing Our Best, Buhari Promises

President Muhammadu Buhari says he has returned to the country with renewed hope and strength to pursue policies that will improve the livelihood of the people and reposition Nigeria for good. This is just as the President received associations of farmers, businessmen, youths, elders and politicians from Katsina State at …

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Buhari gives service chiefs marching order on security threats

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru & Chinedu Adonu ABUJA—PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, directed all the Service Chiefs and heads of security operatives to arrest all security threats against the unity of the country. The marching order on security threats came after a closed-door meeting the service chiefs and other security agencies had …

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Quit notice: Nigerians can live anywhere — Buhari

LAGOS — PRESIDENT Muhammad Buhari has warned that the unity of Nigeria has been a concluded issue as it has become non negotiable and that Nigerians have the right to live in any parts of the country to carry out their legitimate duties without any form of molestation. President Muhammadu …

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After 104 days on medical vacation…Finally, Buhari returns

•Goodwill messages pour in from Nigerians By Abayomi Adeshida, Johnbosco Agbakwuru, Levinus Nwabughiogu, and Omeiza Ajayi After 104 days on medical vacation in the United Kingdom, UK, President  Muhammadu Buhari, at exactly 4:48 yesterday afternoon, stepped down from the plane that brought him back, at the Presidential Wing of the …

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Stop throwing stones at Buhari, APC, Northern leaders warn PDP

Say PDP lacks fresh ideas Prominent Northern leaders on Saturday refuted claims by some politicians in the country who are branding the All Progressives Congress (APC) government as clueless, commending the ruling party for providing the insight and leadership to achieve prosperity in Nigeria. PDP Chairman National Caretaker Committee, Senator …

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We Don’t Need To Know What Is Wrong With President Buhari – Joe Igbokwe

One hundred days after President Muhammadu Buhari left Nigeria for London on a medical vacation and amid controversy over his health status, the Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress in Lagos, Mr Joe Igbokwe, has said Nigerians do not need to know what is wrong with the President. Mr …

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Your Administration Presided Over Tragic Economic Mismanagement, Presidency Replies Jonathan

The Presidency has accused the Goodluck Jonathan administration of “monumental and tragic economic mismanagement” and of handing over an economy ravaged by years of corruption. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Garba Shehu, the Presidency accused Mr Jonathan of failing …

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