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A United Nigeria Will Defeat The Enemies Of The State – FG

Muhammadu Buhari

The Presidency has come out to say that it is well within the constitutional rights of the Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, to have a peaceful protest in the country. FG, however, believes that it is sad to see some groups rallying against the government rather than the enemy as ...

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Corruption Is Nigeria’s Problem, Not Leadership – EFCC

EFCC

Mrs Theresa Nwosu, Head, Public Affairs Department of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Uyo Zonal Office, has said that corruption is still Nigeria’s biggest challenge and not leadership. Mrs Theresa, who shared this in a recent interview with Newsmen in Calabar, said corruption is so prevalent these days ...

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We Will Recruit More Troops, Buy More Arms To Tackle Insecurity – Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo has said there is an ongoing plan to enhance the security situation in Nigeria, including efforts to recruit more troops and officers to tighten up the personnel of security agencies. Yemi’s spokesman, Laolu Akande, revealed this via a statement on Monday in Abuja. According to ...

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We Want To Return To Nigeria – Nigerians In China

Muhammadu Buhari and China President, Xi Jinpin

Nigerians in China have called on President Muhammadu Buhari and the federal government to rescue them from the coronavirus outbreak which has claimed 426 lives, with over 20,000 persons presently infected globally. Recall that Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, recently said Nigerians in Wuhan are yet to express their ...

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I Am Committed To Improving Public Schools In Lagos State — Sanwo-Olu

Lagos State governor, Babajide Sanwo-olu

The Governor of Lagos State, Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has come out to say that his government is very committed to enhancing the learning and teaching environment in public schools. Sanwo, who was represented by his wife, Dr. Ibijoke Sanwo-Olu, revealed this at the Medilag Alumni High Table and Fund Raising ...

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Making Justice Accessible Strengthens Democracy — Kenneth Gbagi

Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi

Former Minister of Education, Olorogun Kenneth Gbagi, has praised the President of the Court of Appeal, Hon. Justice Zainab Bulkachuwa, for her unmatched commitment to making sure there is fast administration of justice in Nigeria. Kenneth, in a recent statement issued to the media today, gave the praise against the ...

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Gov. Hope Uzodinma Is Ready To Brighten Imo State – Eze Akujiobi Osuagwu

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma

The Traditional ruler of Awaka Ancient kingdom in Owerri North Local Government Area, Eze Akujiobi Osuagwu, has backed the judgment of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, that chased Emeka Ihedioha out of office and named Senator Hope Uzodinma governor of Imo State. The monarch who had his say in Owerri ...

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Start Using Social Media To Promote National Unity, Not Hate Speech ― Malami

Abubakar Malami

The Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has reacted to the level of acrimony and slander that is presently dominating Nigeria’s social media space. He revealed this during a town hall at a meeting in Abuja on “Social Media and anti-Hate Speech Bills” organized by Daar Communications PLC. According to Malami, ...

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Nigeria Would’ve Stopped Existing If Not For Buhari – Bishop Sunday Garuba

Muhammadu Buhari

Bishop Sunday Garuba has come out to say that President Muhammadu Buhari is the lord’s anointed and a gift to Nigeria. Having his say at a Love Feast organized as part of a 21-day marathon prayer for the country at the Unity Fountain Abuja on Saturday, February 1, 2020, the ...

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Sanwo-Olu Banned Okada, Keke To Help Lagosians – Rotimi Amaechi

Rotimi Amaechi

Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has come out to say that he fully understands why Babajide Sanwo-Olu banned commercial motorcycles in his state. Rotimi, who governed oil-rich Rivers from 2007 to 2015 said he battled an identical issue when he was governor. According to him, at some point, okadas, especially, ...

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Motorists Should Avoid Overloading Despite Okada/Keke Ban – FRSC

Federal Road Safety Corps

Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ogun and Lagos State has urged motorists to not overload because of the ban and restriction of commercial motorcycle (Okada) and Tricycle (Keke) in Lagos. The Zonal Commanding Officer, Mr. Samuel Obayemi, gave this warning with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Lagos ...

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Buhari’s Response To Senator Abaribe Was Not Good Enough – SKC Ogbonnia

Muhammadu Buhari

Ex Presidential aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Dr. SKC Ogbonnia has blasted Mohammadu Buhari’s response to Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s advice for him to resign. Ogbonnia believes the insecurity has lingered for this long because of stark hypocrisy within the political class. According to him, Buhari must know that ...

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Nigeria’s Free Entry Visa Policy Should Be Reconsidered – Lanre Ogunsuyi

Lanre Ogunsuyi

Ex-Commissioner for Information and Communication in Ekiti, Mr. Lanre Ogunsuyi has begged the Federal Government to strengthen its database before it can be able to properly implement its “Free Entry Visa” policy to Africans. Lanre revealed this in an interview with the Newsmen on Monday in Ado-Ekiti, on the recent ...

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EFCC Is Too Scared To Confront The Real Enemies Of Nigeria – Shehu Sani

Senator Shehu Sani

Ex-Senator, Senator Shehu Sani has said the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) forced him to declare his assets. Shehu who represented Kaduna Central senatorial district in a press statement revealed that EFCC officers attempted to subject him to polygraph lie detector tests and even seized his phones. According to ...

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FG Sets Up Committee To Address US Visa Ban

Muhammadu Buhari

The Nigerian government has formed a committee to tackle the problems that resulted in a suspension of US immigrant visas to its citizens, Buhari’s office has said. Nigeria is among the 6 nations that were included in the US visa ban by President Donald Trump recently. According to American officials, ...

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USA Visa Ban Is A Repercussion Of Buhari’s Incompetence – CUPP

Muhammadu Buhari

The Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, has said President Muhammad Buhari caused the United States’ Visa ban placed on Nigerians. CUPP believes the current insecurity, poverty, international ostracization, ethnic cleaning, religious killing, corruption in the country plus the electoral impunity from the APC made the USA take such action. ...

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I Am Not Bothered About PDP’s Plans To Review SC Judgment – Hope Uzodinma

Imo State Governor, Hope Uzodinma

Governor Hope Uzodinma of Imo State has said the Supreme Court cannot reverse its judgment that sacked his predecessor, Emeka Ihedioha, and declared him the winner of the March 19, 2019 governorship election. Recall that Emeka Ihedioha recently vowed to return to power by seeking a review of the judgment ...

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My Son Is My Pride – Femi Fani-Kayode

Femi Fani Kayode's Son

Nigerian politician, Femi Fani-Kayode is super happy today as his first son, Aragorn, clocks 4 years old today. Flaunting new pictures on his Facebook page, the ex-Minister of Aviation wrote that Aragorn is the best and greatest thing that has ever happened to him. According to him, he prays that ...

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No Nigerian Would Be Stopped From Travelling To China, We Don’t Stigmatize – FG

Lai-Mohammed

The Federal Government has said it does not intend to stop Nigerians from travelling to China or any other nation that is currently battling the coronavirus. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, revealed this as he spoke to newsmen briefly after a meeting of the inter-ministerial and multi-sectoral ...

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Releasing Captured Boko Haram Members Will Wreck Havoc Across Nigeria – SMBLF

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum

The Southern and Middle Belt Leaders Forum, SMBLF, is fully against the proposed plan by the Federal Government to release and grant Boko Haram members amnesty. SMBLF believes such a move would be wicked and unexpected. According to the forum, they are in full support of the protest by the ...

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