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Insecurity: Buhari should resign, get out of office – Bishop Oyedepo

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The founder, Living Faith Church International, Bishop David Oyedepo on Sunday asked Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari to resign and get out of office in view of wanton killings and insecurity across the country. Oyedepo, who was preaching at the Canaan Land, in Ogun State on Sunday decried the massive killings in the country, especially in the north. He advised the …

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Obasanjo’s place in history is assured – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari heartily congratulated former president of Nigeria and elder statesman, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo (GCFR), as he turns 79 on March 5, 2016, noting that, his place in history is assured.

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Buhari hails Adeboye at 74

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President Muhammadu Buhari has warmly congratulated the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, as he turns 74 years on 2 March, 2016.

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Buhari moves to Qatar today

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President Muhammadu Buhari will leave Saudi Arabia today to begin an official visit to the State of Qatar, the second leg of his Middle East tour.

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Buhari wants to Islamise Nigeria, Fayose cries out

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At Governor Nyesom Wike’s inter–denominational thanksgiving and victory celebration event that held in Port-Harcourt today, Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state the only governor present, claimed in his speech that the Buhari government is taking steps towards making Nigeria an Islamic nation.

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IMF calls on Buhari to lift forex restrictions

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) called on Wednesday for Nigeria to lift foreign exchange curbs and let the naira reflect “market forces” more closely, also urging more fiscal discipline and structural reform to bolster growth.

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Buhari heads to Saudi Arabia, Qatar

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President Muhammadu Buhari is to begin a week-long official visit to Saudi Arabia and Qatar from 22 February, 2016, according to a statement by his spokesman, Femi Adesina on Sunday.

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Ijaw youths storm NDDC, begs Buhari to spare Maritime University

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Ijaw youths on Friday, stormed the headquarters of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC not for anything sinister but on a courtesy visit to the acting Managing Director/Chief Executive Officer, Mrs. Ibim Semenitari.

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Nigeria struggles as Buhari wrangles with budget, naira

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When Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari finally swore in his cabinet in November, nearly six months after taking office, he hoped to shake off his nickname “Baba Go Slow”.

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Sack Prof Sagay now, Rivers Commissioner tells Buhari

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For being very critical of the judgment of the Supreme Court judges that gave victory to Governor Nyesom Wike, the Rivers State Commissioner for Information and Communication, Dr. Austin Tam George has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to sack the Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, Professor Itse Sagay.

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2016 Budget: Buhari earmarks N500bn to alleviate poverty

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The need to pay attention to the common man and spend the resources of this country on the poor people explains why the Buhari presidency has proposed a N500bn estimate in the 2016 budget, even as more details on the 6 social protection plans were released.

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Ben Bruce blasts Buhari, says he is not a criminal

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Senator Ben Murray-Bruce has stated that Nigerians are not criminals but instead they are hardworking people, noting specifically that himself and his followers are not criminals.

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Buhari goes on short vacation

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President Muhammadu Buhari says he is beginning a short vacation from today, February 5. He will be away till 10 February. A statement by media adviser, Femi Adesina did not indicate where the president will spend the five days. But it is presumed he is staying back in London, where he attended Thursday a summit on Syria.

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Rivers APC leaders meet Oyegun, seek audience with Buhari

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Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Rivers state on Wednesday requested a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari to address the party’s state of affairs and its political fortunes in the state.

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Fight corruption to standstill, Awujale tells Buhari

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The Awujale of Ijebu Land, Dr Sikiru Adetona, on Monday urged President Muhammadu Buhari to fight corruption to a standstill to safeguard Nigeria from possible collapse.

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Buhari arrives Ijebu Ode

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President Muhammed Buhari arrived the city of Ijebu Ode Monday evening amid tight security on a state visit to Ogun State. Presidential Buhari is in the state on a two-day visit to commission some projects in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the creation of the state.

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Buhari departs for France, UK Tuesday

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President Muhammadu Buhari will begin an official visit to France and Britain tomorrow, Tuesday, February 2, 2016, a statement by his media adviser, Femi Adesina said today.

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Buhari repeating economic error he made as dictator – The Economist

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The Economist has warned that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari is making an economic blunder by refusing to devalue Nigeria’s currency, the naira.

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Anti-Graft crusade: Buhari not on a vengeance mission, says SGF

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Contrary to insinuations, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal on Tuesday in Abuja dispelled insinuations that President Muhammadu Buhari, was on a vengeance mission in his fight against corruption.

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REVEALED: Buhari supporters frustrating his anti-corruption war – Sani

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A member of the Nigeria’s senate, Shehu Sani, revealed pathetically on Saturday that those doing everything to frustrate President Muhammadu Buhari’s fight against corruption are the same people singing his praise publicly.

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Buhari interfering with court system, Joseph Daudu suggests

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Joseph Daudu, lead lawyer for embattled National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki has suggested President Muhammadu Buhari might be interfering with the court system.

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Ijaw Youth Council warns Buhari over Tompolo’s prosecution

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Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) kinsmen of a former rebel leader, Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo has warned the federal government led by President Muhammadu Buhari against conducting a witch-hunt after Tompolo was charged with theft and money laundering.

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Buhari splashes millions on Nigerian athletes for their heroics

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President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has fulfilled his promise to Nduka Ugbade and Nigeria’s U-16 national team that won the maiden edition of the FIFA Youth Championship.

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Buhari submits corrected version of 2016 budget

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President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria has submitted a corrected version of the 2016 budget to national assembly, a letter read out on the floor of the senate confirmed on Tuesday.

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Don’t put profit above Nigeria’s security, Buhari warns telcos

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abu Dhabi urged telecommunication companies operating in Nigeria not to place their desire for huge profits above the security needs of the country.

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Buhari tells Ban ki-Moon ‘We’ve driven Boko Haram into fall back positions’

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President Muhammadu Buhari said Monday in Abu Dhabi that Nigeria has made very significant progress towards ending the Boko Haram insurgency since his assumption of office on May 29, 2015.

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$2.1b: Why Buhari must not probe army chiefs

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Saturday advised President Muhammadu Buhari against his order that 18 military Generals be probed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, over alleged involvement in the $2.1 billion arms deal.

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Buhari will not know peace, if Niger Delta knows no peace – Tompolo

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Government Ekpemupolo popularly known as Tompolo as said that Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari will not know peace if the Niger Delta region knows no peace.

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Arms Deal: Buhari orders EFCC to probe Badeh, military chiefs

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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the Economic Financial Crimes Commission to investigate former Chief of Defence Staff, Chiefs of Air Staff, others over corruption in military procurements.

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Buhari’s govt slow in responding to crisis — Falana

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Human rights lawyer, Mr. Femi Falana (SAN), speaks with BAYO AKINLOYE and TOBI AWORINDE on President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption fight and why ex-President Goodluck Jonathan cannot be tried for the looting that took place under his watch

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