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By Chris Onuoha. The General overseer of Inri Evangelical Church worldwide, Primate Babatunde Elijah Ayodele has called on the Nigeria's Senate President, Senator Bukola Saraki to contest the 2019 Presidential Election in order to bring the nation to the part of progress. The servant of God said that it ...
A discussion on Nigeria politics. Nigerian President M. Buhari says he will seek his party's presidential ticket in 2019. Meanwhile, the White House says President Buhari is set to meet U.S. President Donald Trump in Washington on April 30. Shaka is joined by Karen Attiah of the The Washington Post, ...

WASHINGTON - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will meet his United States counterpart, Donald Trump, in Washington on 30 April to discuss issues including terrorism and economic growth. "President Trump looks forward to discussing ways to enhance our strategic partnership and advance our ...
President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria will meet Donald Trump in Washington on April 30 to discuss issues including “fighting terrorism” and economic, the White House announced Sunday. “President Trump looks forward to discussing ways to enhance our strategic partnership and advance our shared ...
Buhari: Short-cut to Igbo president of Nigeria? On April 13, 2018 6:01 amIn News, Politics by adekunleComments. By Emmanuel Aziken, Political Editor It was not too long ago just a whispering campaign by some Igbo Buharists that the quickest way to achieve the dream of enthroning a Nigerian president from the ...
*Supermodel Naomi Campbell took to Instagram to say she was invited by Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari to the commissioning ceremony of the Eko Atlantic project in Lagos…only for Buhari's aide to release a statement hours later taking issue with her use of the word “invited.” It all started on ...

This is not the first time the budget has been delayed. The Nigerian financial year runs from January to December, though last year's budget was also published in May. Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari initially presented the 2018 budget of 8.6 trillion naira to lawmakers in November but still needs ...
LAGOS: Nigeria's economic capital Lagos was on a lockdown Thursday as President Muhammadu Buhari makes his first official visit to the city of 22 million inhabitants since coming to power in 2015. The president rarely travels outside of Abuja, home to the government seat, and has only visited a few of ...
Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower Says Israeli Spy Firm Hacked Nigerian President ... The whistleblower accusing Facebook of a massive data breach told the British parliament Tuesday that private intelligence firm Black Cube was hired to obtain compromising information on the president of Nigeria.
Nigeria's president, Muhammadu Buhari, has been meeting more than 100 girls after their dramatic release this week by Boko Haram, a month after they were abducted from their boarding school dormitories in the town of Dapchi in the northeast. Buhari held the meeting at the presidential villa in the capital ...
Former President, Goodluck Jonathan arrived Freetown on yesterday as leader of a team of observers to Sierra Leone's presidential run-off polls scheduled to take place on 27th March, 2018. Jonathan who is leading the Election Observation Mission of the Electoral Institute for Sustainable Democracy in ...
LAGOS, March 23 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday received over 100 Dapchi girls recently released by Boko Haram abductors. The Nigerian leader also appealed to the parents of the Chibok girls yet to be released not to lose hope as efforts were being intensified to ensure ...
Abuja, March 23 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari, promise today to increase security in schools as to avoid new kidnapings in the future. He ordered the secuty sevices to take new measures in schools to garantee the safaty of workers,teachers and students. Nigeria's president today ...
Nigeria's presidency said on Monday it plans to negotiate for the release of 110 girls abducted from a school in the northeastern town of Dapchi last month, rather than use a military operation to free them by force. The kidnapping is one of the largest since the jihadist group Boko Haram abducted more than ...
Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has again expressed his confidence on becoming the president of Nigeria in the future. The governor boasted on Thursday, March 8, 2018, while addressing hundreds of women at an event to commemorate the International Women's Day in Ado Ekiti, the state capital.
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday will begin visits to areas affected by terrorism, including Yobe, where 110 girls were abducted ... "I know the Bible says 'rejoice with them that rejoice,' but I do not know what the President of Nigeria was doing there," Bakare added.
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has promised the families of girls missing after an attack on their school in the country's northeast that they'll be found and their attackers brought to justice. Buhari called the situation a "national disaster" and said more troops and surveillance ...

Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed to free the only Dapchi schoolgirl believed to still be in Boko Haram captivity. In a tweet Thursday, the President said the government will not relent in its efforts to have Leah Sharibu reunited with her parents, as it has done for others.
Nigerian President Mahammadu Buhari has commended his Ghanaian counterpart, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo Addo for his commitment in fighting corruption in Ghana.Speaking as the Guest of Honour at the 61st Independence celebrations at the Black Star Square in Accra on Tuesday, President Buhari ...
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has promised the families of girls missing after an attack on their school in the country's northeast that they'll be found and their attackers brought to justice. Buhari called the situation a "national disaster" and said more troops and surveillance ...
Jersey's Attorney General has said the island has once again shown its "commitment to tackling international crime and money laundering." It comes after the Privy Council chose to back the island's decision to withhold up to $300 million linked to General Sani Abacha, the former Nigerian President. A court ...
Amidst violent clashes between nomadic-herdsmen and settled farmers in central Nigeria, Catholic bishops met with Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, urging him to work towards a peaceful, equitable solution. “Herdsmen may be under pressure to save their livestock and economy, but this is never ...
Abuja, Feb 7 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian president, Mohammadu Buhari instructed government institutions to prioritize personnel and native products in their hiring and purchase of supplies. The instruction appears in an Executive Order promulgated to favor the national production of goods and the creation ...
Corruption, by default, has been identified as Nigeria's greatest problem. From the Lagos landlord to the Ilorin rice merchant to the Borno grass-cutter, we all have agreed that corruption remains a major bane in our developmental journey. It is the pivot upon which all of Nigeria's hydra-headed problems ...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is not talking about an election due in 2019 but focused on delivering on promises made on his current term, his vice president said on Thursday. "The president is focused on this term. He wants to ensure that he delivers on the promises that were made. He is not
Abuja - Nigeria's anti-graft squad said on Thursday it had placed David Babachir Lawal, once a senior official under President Muhammadu Buhari, in custody for alleged corruption. "He was invited to our office yesterday (Wednesday) and since then he has been in our custody," the acting spokesperson of ...
The National Open University of Nigeria (NOUN) will today, (Saturday) award a doctorate in Christian Theology to former President Olusegun Obasanjo. The former president is among 14, 771 persons receiving honours at the university's seventh convocation in Abuja, Vice-Chancellor Abdallah Adamu said ...
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo arrived in the country on Wednesday night to broker a deal between President Uhuru Kenyatta and NASA leader Raila Odinga. Yesterday Obasanjo met Raila and other NASA principals and attempted to persuade them to drop the presidential swearing-in ...
In my next write-up, I will invite my dear compatriots to look out for 12 qualities in choosing the next President of Nigeria in 2019. It will be God's making, not merely human. Nigerians are really divided in this political era, but we must continuously remind ourselves of the powerful saying that “Man proposes, ...
LAGOS, Jan. 9 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday said it was unfair and unkind to insinuate that he was condoning the spate of killings by suspected herdsmen. In a statement, the Nigerian leader said he was prepared to permit every possible step that can lead to the stoppage of ...
"After being president of Nigeria, I will be a pastor who will be a major force all over the world. "Nigerians know that if I give you figures, they find it like that even my prophecies. Some of the things I said about last year came to pass. Some people have been calling me to ask for the prophecies for 2018," he ...
Ahead of 2019 Presidential election Youths from the Northern region, yesterday, backed the Southeast region to produce the Nigerian President, saying that it will soften agitations for Biafra. The declaration was made at Arondizuogu in Imo State, after their youth summit. The groups include, Arewa Youth ...
“After being president of Nigeria, I will be a pastor who will be a major force all over the world. “Nigerians know that if I give you figures, they find it like that even my prophecies. Some of the things I said about last year came to pass. Some people have been calling me to ask for the prophecies for 2018,” he ...
Abuja, Jan 3 (Prensa Latina) Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the relevant agencies today to do everything possible to arrest the perpetrators of the homicides, mutilations and property destruction that occurred during the end of the year. These perverse and insensitive attacks affected even ...
LAGOS, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Tuesday condemned in strongest terms the senseless attacks during the new year celebration, which caused numerous deaths and injuries among civilians. In a statement reaching Xinhua in Lagos, the country's economic hub, the ...
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has eulogized President Muhammadu Buhari, as he clocks 75 years. In a congratulatory message he personally signed to mark the President's birthday anniversary, Dogara praised Buhari for his uncompromising stance and relentless ...
Buhari came back to power with good intentions and has performed to the best of his ability. But, if the truth is told, his best can no longer cope with the demands of the 21st century Nigeria. by SKC Ogbonnia Dec 11, 2017. The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), the main opposition party in Nigeria, has concluded its ...
After months of illness and treatment abroad Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari this week made his first trip to a key state, the latest sign of his return to the national stage. The 74-year-old's two-day visit to Kano, northern Nigeria's largest city and capital of one its most populous states, will also be ...
Nigerian president orders procurement officials to favour domestic firms ... Muhammadu Buhari, president of Nigeria (Image courtesy: Chatham House). The order ... Joe Ajaero, president of Nigeria's United Labour Congress, commended president Buhari for the “laudable” move and called on him to ensure ...
I shall be elected Nigerian President in 2019 – Sule Lamido. February 19, 2018 Abubakar Ahmadu Maishanu. Sule Lamido addressing a crowd gathered at local government PDP office in Birnin Kudu Local Government Area of Jigawa State on Saturday.
Ofodile said, “We demand for a president of Nigeria not more than 55 years and, that young leaders between the ages of 25 and 45 years be voted in as governors, senators and members of the House of Representatives.” The coordinator expressed regret that the country had over the years, experienced ...
Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo quoted associate professor of communication Farooq Kperogi in a letter addressing the current president and sitting government of Nigeria. Obasanjo wrote a letter titled “The Way Out: A clarion call for coalition for Nigeria Movement” to President Muhammadu ...
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos bin Said on Wednesday received a cable of thanks from President Mohammed Bukhari of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The cable was in reply to His Majesty the Sultan's congratulatory cable on the occasion of Nigeria's National Day. In the cable, President Bukhari expressed ...
The President of Nigeria occupies a unique position and the highest office in the nation. He is the number one citizen widely elected by the electorate to act in that capacity for four-year tenure as reiterated in the national constitution. As such, the president is expected to operate as an unbiased national ...
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will address the 30th Ordinary Session of Assembly of AU Heads of State and Government summit in Addis Ababa next week on issues of corruption and how to free the continent from the scourge.The Spokesman of Nigeria's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Dr. Tiwatope ...
Former Nigerian president Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is heading an election observation mission from the U.S. National Democratic Institute (NDI) for Liberia's run-off presidential election on December 26.The run-off election is being contested by the ruling Unity Party candidate, Joseph Nyumah Boakai, ...
Yar'Adua Centre, the venue, is named after the late politician who unsuccessfully sought to be president of Nigeria in 1992. His younger brother, Umaru, was elected president of Nigeria in 2007 but died in 2010. Their father, Musa Yar'Adau, was minister of Lagos affairs in the independence era.
"We don't have any assets of the former [Nigerian] president or entourage or family in Switzerland. We've restituted all we had been able to freeze and confiscate," Balzaretti added. Several Nigerian administrations have tried to retrieve money stolen by Abacha. However, Nigeria's current president, ...
Former Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he is very optimistic the Peoples Democratic Party will organise a successful convention. Speaking when he paid Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike a visit at the government house, Port Harcourt, Jonathan said next Saturday's national convention will ...
Few hours after Atiku Abubakar declared that he was re-joining his former party – the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP – a Nigerian senator, Ben Murray-Bruce, has described him as “the next president of Nigeria”. Mr. Abubakar made the declaration via Facebook Live on Sunday. Mr. Murray-Bruce ...


 

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