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Buhari Speech at ‘UN General Assembly’

STATEMENT BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AT THE 71ST SESSION OF THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY NEW...

Senate forgery: Legislators ready for showdown with Buhari

There are strong indications that the National Assembly is on the war path with President Muhammadu Buhari over the prosecution of the Senate President,...

UNILAG: Last moments of drown students

The University of Lagos (UNILAG) yesterday spoke on the death of two of its postgraduate students on Sunday at Elegushi Beach, saying they were not...

Enugu governor briefs Buhari on herdsmen attack

Enugu State Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, on Wednesday evening met behind closed doors with President Muhammadu Buhari to brief him on the herdsmen attack at...

Pope Francis chats with seven ex- prostitutes from Nigeria

Pope Francis made a surprise visits to 20 former prostitutes on Friday knocking on their door in Rome and popping in for a chat. The...

Osinbajo marks 60th birthday with ministers

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo marked his 60th birthday with Federal Executive Council (FEC) members on Wednesday at the State House, Abuja. He told media men...

Boko Haram: Army re-opens major road in NE Nigeria

MAJOR roads to and from Maiduguri in northeast Nigeria have been re-opened, the chief of army staff said on Saturday, nearly three years after...

Education Dichotomy: Nigeria Senate working to balance the difference in Degrees

The Senate Committee on Tertiary Education says it is working to balance the differences in the degrees acquired at universities, polytechnics and colleges of...

Ambode plead to Lagosians

Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has appealed to Lagosians to bear with the government over the lingering shortage of fuel and power across the...

Ambode: Crime rate in Lagos dropped by 65%

THE crime rate in Lagos has dropped by 65 per cent, Governor Akinwunmi Ambode said yesterday at the Second Town Hall Meeting where he...

Court strikes out Synagogue’s application for stay of proceedings

LAGOS High Court sitting in Ikeja yesterday struck out an application by the registered trustees of the Synagogue Church of All Nations (SCOAN) and...

U.S Kerry’s promises to Buhari: US sources

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry made “very strong commitments” to President Muhammadu Buhari on ways to ramp up military assistance to help Nigeria...

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