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Senate leader: “Buhari to sign 2016 budget on Friday”
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Senate leader: “Buhari to sign 2016 budget on Friday”

Senate leader, Ali Ndume has disclosed that President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to sign the 2016 budget by Friday. Ndume, in a chat with the Punch, said the grey areas causing the conflict between the National Assembly and the Presidency has been resolved, thereby, necessitating the President to put his […]

Kano Gov. Ganduje hails Cross River Gov. Ayade for appointing Kano indigene as special adviser
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Kano Gov. Ganduje hails Cross River Gov. Ayade for appointing Kano indigene as special adviser

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has lauded his Cross River State counterpart, Professor Ben Ayade, for appointing Barrister Musa Abdullahi Maigoro, an indigene of Kano State, as his special adviser on Non-Indigenes Affairs. Thirty five-year-old Maigoro is one of the many special advisers and personal assistants Ayade appointed recently. Ayade had […]

See PHOTOS from Pres. Paul Biya’s state visit to Nigeria
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See PHOTOS from Pres. Paul Biya’s state visit to Nigeria

Cameroun’s President Paul Biya, who has ruled the country for 34 years, was in Nigeria on Tuesday on a state visit. Accompanied by his wife, Chantal, the Camerounian president was received at the airport by Nigeria’s vice president Yemi osinbajo and his wife Dolapo. Afterwards, the visiting delegation met with […]

Agric minister, Ogbeh, says no to grazing routes
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Agric minister, Ogbeh, says no to grazing routes

As rampaging herdsmen continue to wreak havoc on innocent Nigerians across the country, the Minister of Agriculture, Chief Audu Ogbeh, has ruled out the option of establishing grazing routes as a solution to the problem. In an interview with a national newspaper, Ogbeh said the only viable option is ranching. […]

Chidi Amuta: Beyond nomadic terror
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Chidi Amuta: Beyond nomadic terror

by Chidi Amuta A mobile version of the growing national terror culture has wandered onto centre stage. Itinerant herdsmen that have been part of our ancient cattle rearing and transport culture have actively joined the competition for pre-eminence in violence with Boko Haram, Niger Delta militants, sundry gunmen, transactional kidnappers […]

Why 7 PDP governors visited Ekiti on Friday (Photos)
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Why 7 PDP governors visited Ekiti on Friday (Photos)

Seven PDP governors were in EKiti on Friday for the commissioning of some of the projects initiated and completed in Ekiti State by Governor Ayodele Fayose. The governors present were those of Ondo (Olusegun Mimiko), Abia (Okezie Ikpeazu), Rivers (Nyesom Wike), Akwa Ibom (Udom Emmanuel), Gombe (Ibrahim Dankwambo), Taraba and […]

Ambode visits Buhari at the villa to thank him
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Ambode visits Buhari at the villa to thank him

Governor Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos State, on Friday, paid a visit to President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja, where he lauded the President’s recent overseas trips aimed at attracting foreign direct investments into the country. Governor Ambode who spoke to State House Correspondents shortly after the visit expressed […]