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Reps. tackle Buhari, APC over ‘worsening sufferings’ of Nigerians

“With fiendish mercilessness, the APC’s 2015 campaign milked the unfortunate abduction of the Chibok girls for every available ounce of propaganda and disinformation against the preceding administration.

[FULL LIST] Jonathan’s aide releases list of alleged looters in Buhari’s cabinet

However, the Nigerian Government had said the list of alleged looters which it released earlier was based on verifiable facts, including the amount involved, the date the amount in question was collected and from where it was taken.

Kano Assembly backs Buhari’s decision on Electoral Act amendment

The Speaker of Kano State House of Assembly, Abdullahi Ata, says the house is in support of President Muhammad Buhari on his refusal to assent to the bill on amendment of the Electoral Act.

Saudi Arabia imposes N163,000 levy for non-first-timer Nigerian pilgrims

The chairman, who made the disclosure in Sokoto on Saturday at a sensitization campaign in Sokoto, said the levy is exclusive of the substantive fare for the 2018 Hajj that is yet to be announced by the federal government.

Buhari criticised for attending Ganduje’s daughter wedding while Mambilla killings go on  

In a statement signed by the group’s spokesperson, Abdulazeez Sulaiman, the group said it has become necessary to voice out its concerns over the obvious disregard for the lives of Nigerians displayed by President Muhammadu Buhari.

Anchor University takes-off with 117 students

The Vice-Chancellor, Joseph Afolayan, in his welcome address said he was delighted to welcome the second set of students to be admitted into the university.

Mambilla killings: Buhari has betrayed our trust – Northern groups

“We also find it unfortunate that the federal government has neglected to heed the calls for the imposition of a state of emergency in Taraba, Kaduna, Zamfara and Benue states where communal clashes and banditry take citizens' lives unabated,” the group lamented.

20-yr-old Amiru Yunusa wins 2018 National Quranic Recitation Competition

The coordinator said the winners competed for the memorization of the whole Quran with Arabic translation.

Nigeria to issue N150bn green bonds in 2018 –official

The technical adviser revealed that proceeds from the green bonds are channeled towards three major projects.

Buhari, Saraki, governors storm Kano as Ganduje marries off daughter to Ajimobi’s son [PHOTOS]

The grand ceremony, which took place at the state's Central Mosque, had President Buhari as the chief guest.

 Nigerian Army disburse N19m to 95 widows of fallen heroes in Enugu

The governor on Feb. 17, during the 2018 West African Social Activities, WASA, held in Abakpa Cantonment, Enugu, redeemed the pledge with a cheque of N19.6 million, which he presented to the GOC.

 I paid N2m for release of my family, VOA reporter says

Mr Birnin-Yero told the News Agency of Nigeria on Saturday in Kaduna that the abductors released the victims late Friday at Sabon Birni, a village near Kaduna International Airport.

EFCC arraigns lawyer for breach of trust, conversion of funds

After selling the property, the accused remitted the sum of N26 million to him leaving a balance of N4 million and all efforts to get her pay his remaining balance proved abortive. 

Paris Club refund: Court defers ruling on final forfeiture of N1.4bn to April 24

Justice Olatoregun had, on Friday, October 13, 2017, ordered an interim forfeiture of the money, following a motion ex parte filed by the EFCC.

At least 5 dead as storm brings wind, floods and snow to US Northeast

Coastal flooding alerts were issued from New Jersey to Massachusetts with winter weather advisories

Wenger ready to “fight” to end Arsenal crisis

Even one of Wenger's former players, Martin Keown, has urged Arsenal to "throw in the towel" for the Frenchman's own good.

Peace Corps appeals to President Buhari to reconsider assent to bill

Mr Akoh said the bill was meant to give statutory backing to the organisation, with the core mandate of empowering the youths, facilitating peace, volunteerism and community service.

UniMaid defies Boko Haram, vows to resume oil exploration in Chad Basin

Mr Njodi said: “the freed lecturers and the entire university community are ready to re-mobilise for oil exploration in the Chad Basin.

Attack on humanitarian workers godless, despicable, says President Buhari

The president said this in a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, in Abuja on Friday.

Boko Haram contacted me on Dapchi girls, says woman who negotiated Chibok girls release

On February 27, Mrs Wakil dropped hint that Abu Musab Al-Barnawi-led faction of Boko Haram might be responsible for the abduction of the school girls.

Gunmen invade police station in Niger, free criminals

It was gathered that the 10-man gang stormed Lemu town in two Hilux pick-up vans and fired sporadically into the air

When will Lai Mohammed respect his age and stop lying?, by Reno Omokri

"When Chibok girls were kidnapped, it took the PDP government 18 full days to admit that the girls were kidnapped."

Buhari seeks ‘leaner, smarter’ ECOWAS

Mr. Buhari pledged the full support of his government in ensuring that his tenure was successful.

Customs intercepts smuggled rice concealed in petrol tank

Mr Ahmad said the smuggled items, which were intercepted along Sokoto-Illela road, had N7.8 million duty paid value.

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