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Just in: FG replies OBJ, mute on nepotism, poor understanding of internal politics

Buhari Lai

Barely 24 hours after former president Olusegun Obasanjo released his 13 paged letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, advising him to rest his 2019 re-election bid, the Federal Government on Wednesday replied the letter. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Lai Mohammed, gave the response in a seven-page statement. He thanked the ex-president for the letter. However, three major issues ...

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Just in: Drop 2019 re-election bid if you wish Nigeria well, OBJ writes PMB

OBJ

Less than few days after the former Speaker of the House of Representatives, Alhaji Umar Ghali Na’abba asked President Muhammadu Buhari to forget 2019 re-election bid, saying he lacks the physical and intellectual capacity to govern Nigeria, former President Olusegun Obasanjo who recently bagged a PhD from the NOUN, has written the President to foreclose his re-election dream to save ...

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Hadiza Bala Usman, NPA MD, visits Buhari, briefs him on reforms

NPA Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari welcoming the Managing Director of Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Hadiza Bala Usman who briefed him on extent of reforms and operations at ports, in his office at the Presidential Villa, Abuja on Friday, January 19, 2018.

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Herdsmen crisis: ‘We don’t need to go far to learn how to keep cattle’–Femi Falana

Human Rights lawyer, Femi Falana, SAN

Whereas the North-East zonal Chairman of the Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association (MACBA), Alhaji Mafindi Danburam, has said the Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo-led committee on killings by herdsmen would not produce the desired result with the inclusion of Darius Ishaku and Samuel Ortom of Benue, leading legal luminary and human rights activist, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN) has given a clear way ...

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Just in: Finally, late former Vice President, Ekwueme burial rites begin today

Alex-Ekweme

After two months in a London hospital morgue following his death on November 19, 2017, the Federal Government has commenced the final burial rites of the late former vice president, Dr. Alex Ekwueme. The government had promised to give the late elder statesman a befitting burial in accordance with his status as a foremost statesman and nationalist. It would be ...

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Army Signal Corps visit, seal partnership deal with NigComSat

Nigcomsat Visit

The Corps Commandant, Nigeria Army Signal Corps, Maj. Gen. Temidayo Olukoju & Director ICT, Col. Olumide Ojo, visited NIGCOMSAT ground station on Wednesday to grow collaboration with NIGCOMSAT in utilizing the services of NigComSat1-R.

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Ofili-Okonkwo seeks new Nigerian constitution, closer regional ties

Alban Ofili-Okonkwo

The Chairman, Autobahn Technique Ltd and Chairman, Asaba October 7 Memorial Group, Mr. Alban Ofili-Okonkwo, has once again reiterated the need to forge a united front in the bid to foster growth and development in Nigeria. Speaking at the Handshake Across The Niger Forum held in Enugu State, using his topic: ‘Handshake Across The Niger: A Necessity For Mutual Growth ...

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2019: Prof Iwu, Ekeh, others begin realignment to place Imo on right footing

Ekeh LS

In what political observers may be tempted to interpret as lead to 2019 general elections, Prof. Maurice Iwu, former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC); Leo Stan Ekeh, leading digital entrepreneur and Chairman, Zinox Group; Senator Chris Anyanwu and a host of other prominent sons and daughters of Imo State have started a strategic alliance. Otherwise, they have ...

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NPA sympathises with TCIP over inferno, restates to safety standards

NPA Usman

The Management of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) has expressed concern while sympathizing with those affected in the unfortunate fire incident which occurred at locations in the Tin Can Island Port Complex (TCIPC), Apapa during which no lives were lost. This followed the fire outbreak of Tuesday, the 2nd day of January, 2018 which engulfed part of the PTML Terminal ...

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Breaking: Buhari Junior, Yusuf undergoes surgery at well equipped private clinic

Buhari Yusuf

‘Change Begins With Me’ failed to play out at the multibillion naira Aso Rock Clinic on Wednesday as Buhari’s elder son, Yusuf Buhari, underwent limb corrective surgery at a distant private Clinic in Abuja (Cadercrest Hospital) after a Bike accident within the Gwarimpa area in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. President Muhammadu Buahri’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, ...

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