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#EndSARS: Buhari meets T.Y. Danjuma at Aso Villa

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday met behind closed doors with former Minister of Defence, retired Gen. T. Y. Danjuma, at the State House, Abuja.

[JUST IN] #EndSARS: Buhari in ‘consultative’ meeting with former Nigerian leaders

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a crucial virtual meeting with former Nigerian leaders at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja.

2023 Presidency: I’ll build a 20th-century economy for Nigeria – Uzor Kalu

The Senate Chief Whip and 2023 presidential hopeful, Orji Uzor-Kalu, has said that if Nigerians make him president, he will build a 20th century economy. 

Emir Sanusi’s Lamentation!, by Abiodun Komolafe

The 14th Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi II, recently told a moving story of how a mother watched her sick child die while waiting to...

Buhari greets Abdulsalami at 77

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent warm felicitations to former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar on his 77th birthday.

Supplementary elections: INEC to deploy 404 ad-hoc staff in Plateau

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in Plateau on Thursday said it would deploy 404 ad-hoc officials for the supplementary elections in nine local government areas in the state.

Abdulsalami’s national peace committee meets Buhari over Atiku’s grievances

The National Peace Committee, headed by a former Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, on Friday met with President Muhammadu Buhari behind closed-door at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Buhari, Atiku storm ICC to sign Peace Accord

The presidential candidates of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and that of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, President Muhammadu and former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, have arrived the International Conference Centre, ICC, to sign peace accord.

Obasanjo, Jonathan, others meet Buhari in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met behind closed doors with members of the National Council of State at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

2019: Finally, Atiku, Ezekwesili sign Peace Accord

Atiku Abubakar and Obiageli Ezekwesili, the presidential candidates of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, and Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, ACPN, on Wednesday signed peace accord ahead of the 2019 general elections.

Why I dumped PDP after 17 years – Ex-minister

Emeka Wogu, former Minister of Labour and staunch supporter of ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, recently dumped the opposition People’s Democratic Party (PDP), but not many...

Nigeria loses $13.7bn annually to farmers/herdsmen conflicts, says Abdulsalami

A former Military Head of State, Abdulsalami Abubakar, has said Nigeria loses 13.7 billion dollars annually as a result of farmers-herdsmen conflicts in Benue,...

Agitators of restructuring must follow due process, says Abdulsalami

Former Military Head of State,  Abdusalami Abubakar, has called on Nigerians to learn to live in peace with one another and follow due process...

Obasanjo, Babangida, Abdusalami in secret meeting in Minna

Three former Nigerian leaders, Olusegun Obasanjo, Ibrahim Babangida and Abdulsalami Abubakar on Monday met behind closed doors in Minna, the capital of Niger State. Sources...

Bamaiyi: How Gen. Abdulsalami succeeded Abacha despite being ex-convict

By Nazifi Dawud Khalid A former Chief of Army Staff, Ishaya Bamaiyi, has given a blow-by-blow account of how the then senior military officers engaged...

2019: Lamido in closed-door meeting with IBB, Abdulsalami

A former governor of Jigawa State and chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Sule Lamido, on Tuesday visited two former Nigerian military leaders,...

Remains of late Kure arrive Minna, burial holds Wednesday

The Niger State governor, Abubakar Bello,  on Tuesday night received the remains of former Governor Abdulkadir Kure at the Minna International Airport. The body arrived...

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