Buhari’s greatest achievement in 2017 is bringing dead people to life and giving them jobs

Nigerians have berated President Buhari over his appointment of dead persons into the board of government agencies. This is in reaction to report that some dead people were included in Buhari’s latest 209 appointments of chairmen and 1,258 board members.

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Police confirm kidnap of Taraba lawmaker

The Taraba Police Command on Sunday confirmed the abduction of a state legislator, Mr. Hosea Ibi by three unidentified gunmen. Ibi represents Takum 1 in the State House of Assembly. The command’s spokesman, Mr. David Misal said in Jalingo, the

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Low activity at Abuja airport ahead of New Year

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Sunday recorded a drop in passenger movement ahead of the New year celebration. Most passengers in the past few days suffered flight delays and cancellations due to bad weather conditions across the country.

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Iran cuts social media access as unrest turns deadly

Iran cut access to social media on Sunday in a bid to head off further protests after days of unrest that saw two people killed and dozens arrested. The interior minister warned protesters will “pay the price” as footage on

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Shehu of Borno lauds Buhari’s success against Boko Haram insurgency

The Shehu of Borno, Alhaji Abubakar Ibn Garbai, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari, over his unflinching commitments to end Boko Haram insurgency in the country. Garbai made the commendation when the Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj.-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, paid

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Buhari scores economic performance high in 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that Nigeria’s economy witnessed remarkable changes in 2017, including exiting the worst recession in decades and gradual stabilisation of the naira. Assessing his performance, the President said despite global economic challenges and initial outlook of

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PPPRA, DPR step up inspection of petrol stations

As part of measures to ensure fuel queues disappear, monitoring teams of the Petroleum Product Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) and the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), yesterday, visited some filling stations to ensure compliance with government’s directives on the sale

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FAO rekindles food sustainability in Northeast through dry season farming

The launch of the dry season farming in the Northeast states of Borno, Yobe and Adamawa by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), appears to be the right step in supporting the populations in the northeast who are faced with

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Innoson, GTBank Faceoff: The hidden truth (See Documents)

By Danielson Monday, Abuja There is no doubt that Innoson Motors and Guaranty Trust Bank (GTBank) are big players in Nigeria auto market and financial industry respectively. Both are big employers of labour and have provided Nigerians from different strata with jobs

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Ex-President Morsi, 19 others sent to three years in jail

A Cairo criminal court sentenced former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi and 19 others to three years in prison on Saturday, and fined him 2 million Egyptian pounds ($112,700) on charges of insulting the judiciary. Others tried by the court in

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