2018 Budget: Whistle Blowing Lines Still Open – Buhari Warns

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the members of the joint National Assembly that the whistle-blowing lines were still open. The warning was handled down to looters and anyone habouring the intention to steal from the nation’s treasury. Buhari said this during his budget presentation speech on the floor of the National Assembly, where he highlighted areas ...

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo gets UN job

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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders. The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez had in September announced the establishment of the board to provide him with advice on mediation initiatives and back specific mediation efforts around the world.   The Board ...

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2019 Presidency: I Will Only Support Buhari’s Exit – BBOG’s Aisha Yesufu

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  Aisha Yesufu (Left) Aisha Yesufu, BringBackOurGirls, BBOG, co-convener, has advised President Muhammadu Buhari against seeking re-election in 2019. The co-convener of the advocacy group hinted that the only support Buhari can get from her is to “help him pack his things.” In a tweet on her Twitter handle, she added that her support also include wishing Buhari a ...

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See The Incredible Things Jonathan Did In Office According to Osinbanjo

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Goodluck Jonathan & Yemi Osinbanjo Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday uncovered what he called incredible things, which he said, happened in Nigeria a few weeks before the 2015 general elections. The vice president spoke in Abuja at the legislative economic summit themed “Legislative Framework for Economic Recovery and Sustainable Development”. He said under the administration of former ...

Gov. Ambode presides over the swearing-in of newly appointed permanent secretaries at Lagos House, Ikeja

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  Newly appointed Permanent Secretaries – Mrs. Omotayo Awobamise (Ministry of Information & Strategy); Dr. Olufemi Salaam (Ministry of Transportation); Dr. Iyabo Are (State Primary Health Care Board); Mr. Olukayode Ogunnubi (Ministry of Science & Technology) and Mrs. Omotilewa Ibirogba (Ministry of Establishment & Training), taking their Oath of Office, being conducted by Director, Legislative Draft, ...

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President Paul Biya of Cameroon marks 35 years in power

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President Paul Biya of Cameroon marks his 35th year in office today, November 11, 2017 making him one of Africa's longest-serving leaders.   Paul Biya first took office in 1982, when the country had a one party system and even though the country now has a multi-party system, he has managed to cling on to power.   In 2011, after a controversial rule ...

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UN commends Jonathan for electoral reforms, lauds his role in promoting peace in Africa

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The United Nations has commended former President Goodluck Jonathan for the electoral reforms he initiated during his tenure, and for the good works he has been doing to promote peace and stability in Africa. In extolling Jonathan’s achievements, the UN prayed that the institutions he built and the high standards he established in organizing credible and ...

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Ugandan medical doctors begin indefinite strike

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Medical doctors in Uganda have began an indefinite strike at all government facilities, despite a reported threat to jail striking medics.   The country's doctors are protesting poor pay, a lack of medical equipment and what they say are the arbitrary arrests of their colleagues accused of corruption.   Uganda's Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda met with organisers to urge ...

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