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World Ranking: Nigeria falls again as press freedom worsens under Buhari

Nigeria has taken another fall on the international press freedom index, to rank 122 out of 180 countries examined. Since President Muhammadu Buhari took power in 2015, Nigeria has been on a decline on the world ranking, falling from 111

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Buhari appoints Bello NEXIM Bank MD

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Abubakar Abba Bello as the new Managing Director and Chief Executive of Nigeria Export-Import Bank. Others appointed for NEXIM Bank are Dr. Bala Mohammed Bello (Executive Director, Corporate Services) and Stella Okotete (Executive Director, Business Development). A terse statement issued

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Chibok girls: We regret voting Buhari – Parents

Parents of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls have expressed their regrets in voting President Muhammadu Buhari in 2015. They expressed their feelings after security personnel prevented them from seeing President Buhari in the Aso Rock Presidential Villa yesterday. Over two hundred

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Five sins of suspended SFG, Babachir Lawal

Nigerian Senate, had in December called for the resignation and prosecution of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, David Babachir Lawal over infractions involving public procurement, particularly, contract awards by the Presidential Initiative on North East, PINE.

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Shekarau supports Buhari’s anti-corruption battle

Ibrahim Shekarau, former governor of Kano state and PDP chief, has declared that he is an ardent supporter of the anti-corruption efforts of the federal government. The former minister of education lauded the anti-corruption fight by President Muhammadu Buhari while

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Fayose: Those around Buhari buried their own loot in Aso Rock

Ayodele Fayose, governor of Ekiti state, has alleged that some people close to President Muhammadu Buhari buried loot in the presidential villa in Abuja. Fayose made the claim in response to the statement of Lai Mohammed, minister of information and

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Buhari to resubmit Magu’s name to Nigerian Senate

There are indications that President Muhammadu Buhari may renominate Ibrahim Magu for confirmation as Substantive chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission. The President’s renomination is said to be based on advise given by the Presidential Advisory Committee on

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The Nigeria-prays-for-Buhari competition

By Reuben Abati After the publication of my column last week, titled “I want to go to London… to see Buhari”, I received a lot of feedback from persons who were either amused or dead serious that they had been

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Buhari return put off again as doctors refuse to give clean bill of health

President Muhammadu Buhari’s return to Nigeria was put off late last night because his doctors would not certify him healthy enough to return home despite strong pressure from members of his inner circle. Presidency sources said the desperation to have him

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