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Buhari’s Unfulfilled Promise At Democracy Day

Nigerians’ expectation that President Muhammadu Buhari will on Sunday, during his Democracy Day speech, keep his promise of giving specific details of recovered loot as part of his anti-graft crusade were disappointed. The President had earlier this month in London promised to provide specific details of all recovered stolen public funds. He had said: “So far, what has come out, ...

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Fayose Demands Buhari’s Probe Over US Government, UK Telegraph Reports

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has urged the British Government to investigate an allegation of the use of British foreign aid given to Nigeria to help combat Boko Haram terrorists to fund a witch-hunt against opposition politicians with a view to preventing continuous use of fund belonging to the country wrongly The then hailed the international community, especially the United ...

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Fayose Tackles Buhari Over Planned VAT Increment

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Sunday criticised President Muhammadu Buhari, over the planned increase of the Value Added Tax, VAT, by five per cent. The governor, who was reacting to comments attributed to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in Lagos, said the move would worsen the hardship already faced by Nigerians. He described the plan as “wicked and insensitive” ...

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Buhari Moves To Unbundle NNPC Into 30 Companies – Kachikwu Reveals

Sweeping reforms geared towards a possible privatization of Nigeria’s oil giant, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), will soon be announced by the Federal Government, the country’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu said on Thursday. The effect of the shakeup would see the state-owned NNPC unbundled into four or five main operational zones namely – the upstream, downstream, ...

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Prince Deji Adeyanju’s Visit to Olisa Metuh in EFCC Detention

**’What Olisa Metuh Told Me When I Visited Him’ By Prince Deji Adeyanju, PDP’S Social Media Coordinator I went to see Chief Olisa Metuh @OlisaMetuhPDP our National Publicity Secretary yesterday @ EFCC with @AnthonyEhilebo yesterday. We spent about 2hrs with him yesterday & he told us so many things about his ordeal in the hands of EFCC. I will share ...

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Why we can’t arrest APC big weights- EFCC.

At the wake of the ongoing war against corruption, which many view as being selective, the Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, has said that the commission is unable to prosecute perceived corrupt members of the All Progressives Congress, APC, because it is yet to receive any petition against them. Magu, who made the disclosure on ...

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Senate Gives Reasons For N4.7 billion Naira Cars.

The Nigerian Senate, on Monday, 14th December 2015,gave reasons why it is purchasing cars whose value is given at 5 billion Naira, in spite of the Federal Government’s insistence that Nigeria is in a cash crunch. It would be recalled that news had become rife on Social and mainstream media that the Senate was planning to buy cars for the ...

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I Will Drag Perpetrators of Violence In Bayelsa Elections To ICC – Ben Bruce.

Senator Ben Murray-Bruce, the lawmaker representing BayelsaEast Senatorial District, has vowed to drag perpetrators of violence during the Bayelsa governorship election, that led to the death of at least four people, to the International Criminal Court (ICC), Hague, stressing that citizens have a right to vote for any candidate of their choice in any election without coercion or intimidation. The ...

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Buhari Sends Obasanjo As Special ‘Envoy’ To Guinea-Bissau

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been sent as special envoy to Guinea Biussau to mediate in the conflict in the West African country by President Muhammadu Buhari. A statement by Femi Adesina, presidential spokesman, noted that Buhari is “deeply concerned by the unfolding political situation in Guinea Bissau following the dismissal of the prime minister, Domingos Simoes Pereira and his ...

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Buhari Sacks AMCON Management, Appoints Replacement

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday dissolved the Executive Management Team of the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), appointing Ahmed Lawan Kuru as it’s Managing Director. Kuru was the Group Managing Director of Enterprise Bank Limited, until his appointment. He started his banking career with the old Habib Bank in 1985 and rose through the ranks to become an Executive ...

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Shake Up: Eight NNPC Group Executive Directors Sacked

Barely a day after a new group Managing Director assumed office at Nigeria’s oil corporation, the Federal Government on Wednesday fired all Group Executive Directors (GEDs) of Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC). The eight group executive directors of the NNPC were sacked in what is seen as a massive shakeup in the corporation. According to the Group General Manager, Group ...

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