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Here’s Why Yemi Osinbajo Will Not Be President Yet

DSS boss Lawal Musa Daura has long been seen as one of the officials denting the government’s reputation because of the agency’s alleged excesses. Critics wondered why President Buhari failed to take action against Mr Daura. By contrast Mr Osinbajo did not delay. He called Mr Daura’s actions “unacceptable” and “a gross violation of constitutional order, rule of law and all accepted notions of law and order”. Read more…

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Senate President Bukola Saraki Wants to Be President of Nigeria

Senate President Bukola Saraki has confirmed he has been consulting and he is considering running against President Muhammadu Buhari in the February 2019 election. “I am consulting and actively considering it,” Senate President Bukola Saraki, 56, said in the interview held at his residence in the Nigerian capital, Abuja. Read more…

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Kenyan Lawyer Lumumba: Nigeria Must Improve Its Healthcare So Buhari Doesn’t Go Abroad For Medical Vacation

Patrick Lumumba, director of Kenya School of Laws, says Nigeria must improve its healthcare system to discourage President Muhammadu Buhari from going abroad on medical vacation.

“The time has come that we must recognize that what Nigeria does is important to Africa. Nigeria and Nigerian leaders must recognize that Nigeria ought to be the political Mecca or Jerusalem to which we pay pilgrimage or visit to pay homage,” he said. Read more…

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Bukola Saraki Calls For Parliament Blockade Probe

The blockade by armed members of the Department of State Security (DSS) on Tuesday was the first such incident since the transition to civilian rule in 1999 and coincides with rising tension between lawmakers and the executive.

“We call for an investigation, and we demand that all perpetrators are brought to book,” said Senate President Bukola Saraki during a news conference in the capital, Abuja. Read more…

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Buhari to His Supporters: Respect INEC Campaign Rules

President Muhammadu Buhari has urged supporters to slow down further campaigns for his re-election as they amount as a breach of the rules of the Independent National Electoral Commission.

Femi Adesina, the media adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari: “We appreciate our massive supporters nationwide, and urge them to exercise restraint till the race commences officially as stipulated by law.” Read more…

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Your Nigerian Passport Will Be Valid For 10 Years

Muhammed Babandede, comptroller-general of Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), made the disclosure on Thursday when he visited the Ikoyi passport office in Lagos. He said the president also approved improved security features and quality for the passport booklets.

“He (Buhari) has approved 10-year validity for passports which is great news. When the report comes, passports will be valid for 10 years which is great news especially for adults from the age of 18 and above,” he said. Read more…

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Muhammadu Buhari Blesses 52 APC Defectors

“As the saying goes, all politics is local. We understand that some of the distinguished and honourable lawmakers have issues with their home states, especially on zoning which bars some of them from seeking another term in their constituencies,” President Muhammadu Buhari said.

President Buhari wished all the decamped members the best in their future undertakings. Read more…

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The Buhari Fiscal Policy And Its Marginal Effect On The Nigerian Economy

What cannot be denied is that Nigeria (between 2000 and 2014) had a major positive economic renaissance that resulted in one of the most daring positive economic turnarounds a country has experienced in a 15 year growth cycle. During that time, GDP growth was mainly above 5% each year (with isolated cases of growth falling below that number being in 2001 with 4.4%, 2002 with 3.8% growth and 2012 with 4.3% growth). Read more…

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Buhari: ‘Why I Declared Re-Election Bid Early’

President Buhari said he noticed that speculations were already constituting a distraction to governance and stirring tensions, stressing that he had to declare during the National Executive Committee meeting of the party. “A lot of people were trying to make it a habit of being a nuisance to themselves and many Nigerians, so when I came out, I said those who are serious let them come out,” said President Muhammadu Buhari. Read more…

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Buhari Congratulates Fayemi On Ekiti Election Victory

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday congratulated his former Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Dr. Kayode Fayemi, on winning the Ekiti State governorship election held on Saturday.

“In all this, the people of Ekiti State have spoken loud and clear, and democracy has won again,” the President Muhammadu Buhari said. Read more…

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Buhari Signs Snoop On Illegal Money Transfers Into Law

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigerian Financial Intelligence Unit bill (NFIU) 2018 into law, creating a body that will henceforth monitor illegal money transfers and money laundering.

“The Act creates NFIU to be domiciled in the Central Bank but to work autonomously and independently. The Act is intended to allow this agency to collate and disseminate financial intelligence to security agencies, intelligent agencies and other agencies which are entitled to receive it.! Read more…

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‘Buhari Has Failed’ – Nigerian Ethnic Nationalities Say

The meeting observed that while the militancy by Boko Haram is still active in the north east, the general security situation is further darkened by ethnic violence, farmers/herders clashes and other forms of communal conflicts that sometimes acquire religious overtones, in addition to a new generation of Niger Delta militants and Biafran agitators threatening war against the state. Read more…

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PDP to Buhari: Sack Kemi Adeosun For NYSC Certificate Forgery

PDP National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mr. Kola Ologbondiyan said, “The world can now see how the Buhari Presidency has been concealing sharp practices under it. We can now see why there is humongous corruption under President Buhari’s watch and why Mr. President has refused to take any concrete steps to check the sleazes in his administrations.” Read more…

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Obasanjo Unelected Adviser to Buhari – Oshiomole Says

“I am happy President Buhari will not change his name to what he is not, to win votes. He will win votes by doing and obeying his conscience, and living up to his oath of office that he is president of the Federal Republic of Nigeria regardless of how people voted,” Adams Oshiomole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said. Read more…

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10,000 Megawatts to Be Delivered By December – Buhari

“We have more power in terms of electricity than can be consumed by the DISCOs. We have 2000MW excess of electricity that is not being evacuated. Before the end of the year, we are going to hit 10,000 megawatts from the 2500 megawatts we inherited. ‘’The burden by government for now is how do we sell this power? How do we take it to Nigerians who need it,” the Presidency said. Read more…

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Eunice Atuejide Aspires to Beat Buhari in 2019 Elections

Eunice Atuejide, a lawyer, with practices in the United Kingdom and Nigeria, is the presidential candidate of National Interest Pary, which she founded.

“We need men and women from every corner of the country bound by a common objective to create a Nigeria which works for every Nigerian,” Eunice Atuejide said. Read more…

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Germany Ready Now to Deport 30,000 Nigerians

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Diaspora and Foreign Affairs, Hon. Abike Dabiri Erewa disclosed this at a program; “Developing a mixed migration strategy for UNHCR Nigeria” in Abuja on Tuesday. Read more…

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After Not-Too-Young-To-Run Law, What Next?

What will favour youths to get into political spaces in Nigeria requires not the kind of confetti-throwing razzmatazz that has followed the Not-Too-Young-To- Run law but deep strategic thinking that will dismantle the many roadblocks placed on the paths of the Nigerian youths to access real political power. Read more…