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Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside, Says He Will Run Again
World: Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls...

World: Nigeria’s President, Facing Calls to Step Aside, Says He Will Run Ag...

Despite calls to step aside and concerns about mysterious health problems, President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria on Monday declared his intention to seek re-election next year, ending months of speculation. In a closed-door meeting of the National Executive Committee, after national news outlets... read more »

Nigeria: My Second Term Bid Based On Cla...

Nigeria: My Second Term Bid Based On Clamour By Nigerians, Buhari Says

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said his decision to seek re-election in 2019 was based on the clamour by Nigerians. According to a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, the President said this at a closed-door meeting of the National Executive Council... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Declares to Run for Second Term
Nigeria: Buhari Declares to Run for Seco...

Nigeria: Buhari Declares to Run for Second Term

“President Muhammadu Buhari has just officially announced his intention to seek re-election in 2019.” This was the simple statement released by the President’s Personal Assistant on New Media Engagement, Bashir Ahmad. Our correspondent also reported that Buhari made the declaration on Monday... read more »

Nigeria: Dasuki Sues DSS, Others for Illegal Detention
Nigeria: Dasuki Sues DSS, Others for Ill...

Nigeria: Dasuki Sues DSS, Others for Illegal Detention

Seeks N5bn compensation The detained former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd), has filed a fresh fundamental human rights enforcement suit before the Federal High Court in Abuja demanding his unconditional release from the custody of the Department of State Services. Dasuki, who... read more »

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK
Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

Nigeria: Buhari Leaves for UK

To meet Theresa May, others. President Muhammadu Buhari will, on Monday, travel to United Kingdom. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in a statement on Sunday described the President’s trip as “an official visit.” Shehu said the President... read more »

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Nigeria: CAN Disowns Arewa Pastors Forum

Nigeria: CAN Disowns Arewa Pastors Forum

Challenges group to publish list of clerics on opposition payroll The Christian Association of Nigeria, CAN, has dissociated itself from a group of Northern clergy under the aegis of... read more »

Nigeria: Subsidy on Petrol Hits N1.4tn per Year, Says FG

Nigeria: Subsidy on Petrol Hits N1.4tn per Year, Says FG

A total of N1.4tn is now being spent annually by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation as subsidy on Premium Motor Spirit, popularly known as petrol, the Federal Government has... read more »

Nigeria: Looters’ List: APC, PDP in a Show of Shame, Says Okogie

Nigeria: Looters’ List: APC, PDP in a Show of Shame, Says Okogie

A former President, Christian Association of Nigeria, Anthony Cardinal Olubunmi-Okogie, has lambasted both the ruling All Progressives Congress and the opposition Peoples Democratic Party... read more »

Nigeria: Nigerians Offer N70,000 to Anyone Who Can Name a Projected Initiated and Completed by the FG in 3 Years

Nigeria: Nigerians Offer N70,000 to Anyone Who Can Name a Projected Initiated and Complete...

A Nigerian came on Twitter to offer a cash price of N20,000 to anyone who could name a project that was initiated and completed by this administration in its three years in office. The... read more »

Senate, Enyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia South in the upper house and two others have been ordered by the Federal High Court Abuja to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court by June 26th 2018.

Nigeria: Produce Nnamdi Kanu By June 26 Court Tells Abaribe, Othe...

Senate Enyinnaya Abaribe, senator representing Abia South in the upper house and two others have been ordered by the Federal High Court Abuja to produce Nnamdi Kanu in court by June 26th... read more »