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Daily Archives: June 18, 2018

June 12: MKO Abiola can’t be addressed as ex-president, he was not officially declared winner – Agoro tackles Buhari

The National Chairman of National Action Council (NAC), Dr. Olapade Agoro, has on Saturday declared that late Chief Mosood Kasimawo Olawale Abiola, the presumed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election was not officially declared winner of the election and [...]

June 9, 2018 Government and politics

President Buhari leaves Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to fly out Nigeria today on a two-day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco. According to a statement by his media aide, Garba Shehu, the visit, which is at the invitation of His Royal [...]

June 9, 2018 Government and politics

2018 World Cup: Super Eagles to arrive Russia on Monday

The Super Eagles of Nigeria will end their pre-World Cup camp in Austria on Monday and head for Russia aboard a chartered flight. Gernot Rohr and his men have spent six days at the Bad Tatzmanndsdorf resort in Austria, where [...]

June 9, 2018 Sports

NNPC cannot be transparent until an angel is appointed – Sanusi

Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi (II), has declared that the subsidy regime in the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has compromised the company. According to him, only an angel may be able to run the corporation honestly. When asked if [...]

June 9, 2018 Power

What will happen to Presidential Villa if Obasanjo is harmed – ADC

The African Democratic Congress, ADC, which has been adopted by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, has warned the Federal Government of Nigeria that it will shut down the Presidential Villa if the ex-president is harmed. The Chairman of the ADC, Chief [...]

June 9, 2018 Government and politics

Lai Mohammed disobeyed me by responding to Obasanjo’s allegations – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that Minister of information, Lai Mohammed disobeyed him by responding to former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s allegations against him. Buhari said he earlier stopped his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina from replying Obasanjo’s allegation [...]

June 9, 2018 Government and politics

Atiku reacts to Buhari’s approval of state assembly financial autonomy

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has applauded the National Assembly over assent of bill granting financial autonomy to state assemblies in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday signed an amendment to the constitution that grants autonomy to state judiciary and state [...]

June 9, 2018 Government and politics

NSCDC rescues three abandoned children in Akure

NSCDC rescues three abandoned children in Akure; Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) in Ondo State, says it rescued three children abandoned at different locations in the state. Corps Commandant Pedro Awili made the announcement in an interview with [...]

June 9, 2018 Human rights

Disputed DR Congo president in election move

DR Congo President Joseph Kabila, whom critics accuse of seeking an illegal third term in office, has been named as a leading figure in a campaign group for the vast African country’s upcoming elections. The cabinet on Thursday unanimously approved [...]

June 9, 2018 Africa

Why I stopped Adesina from replying Obasanjo’s letter — Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he stopped his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity Femi Adesina from replying former President Olusegun Obasanjo’s letter against his administration because of Adesina’s age. The president explained the reasons when members of Buhari Support Organisation [...]

June 9, 2018 Government and politics
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