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President Buhari Signs Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill

President Buhari Signs Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday signed the Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill into law. Buhari signed the bill into law at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The law reduces the age qualification for president from 40 to 30; governor from 35 to 30; senator ...

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June 1st, 2018

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Senate Passes N9.1 Trillion 2018 Budget

Senate Passes N9.1 Trillion 2018 Budget

The Federal Republic of Nigeria Senate and House of Representatives have passed the 2018 budget which rises by N500 billion. Both Houses on Wednesday approved a budget that rose from N8.6 trillion to N9.12 trillion, the budget rose by over N508 billion six months after it ...

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May 17th, 2018

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“I Am Not In Politics To Amass Wealth”- Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has said he is not in politics for fun, frivolity, gathering riches or making money. Buhari made the statement on Saturday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) ward congress held at Bayagida Model Primary School, Katsina state while addressing a ...

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May 7th, 2018

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Obasanjo Inaugurates Coalition for Nigeria Movement

Obasanjo Inaugurates Coalition for Nigeria Movement

The former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has inaugurated a new political group, Coalition for Nigeria Movement, in Abeokuta, Ogun state. The group was unveiled yesterday in Abuja, at the Musa Yar’ adua centre. While speaking at the launch, former Governor of Osun

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February 1st, 2018

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Full Text: Obasanjo’s Tea Leaves To Buhari

Full Text: Obasanjo’s Tea Leaves To Buhari

Former president Olusegun Obasanjo has warned President Muhammadu Buhari in a lengthy press statement not to run for president in 2019. While commending the Buhari administration on strides made in fighting corruption and insurgency, the former president further said there ...

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January 25th, 2018

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INEC Announces 2019 Elections Timetable

INEC Announces 2019 Elections Timetable

The Independent National Electoral Commission has released guidelines and schedule of activities for the 2019 election. The commission also stated that it would make public its budget for the 2019 election on Thursday. The Chairman of INEC, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, announced ...

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January 10th, 2018

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Well Wishers Surprise President Buhari On His 75th Birthday

Well Wishers Surprise President Buhari On His 75th Birthday

To celebrate the president’s 75th birthday, his wife, Aishat and some presidential aides led by the president’s Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, had planned a low-key birthday party for the president. Some governors, members of the House of Representatives, and other political ...

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December 18th, 2017

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NEC Approves $1 billion From Excess Crude Account To Fight Boko Haram

The National Economic Council, NEC, approved the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account by the federal government to be used in the ongoing fight against Boko Haram insurgents in the North-east. This was revealed by the Governor of Edo State, Godwin Obaseki ...

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December 15th, 2017

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Buhari Inaugurates 30-Member New Minimum Wage Committee

Buhari Inaugurates 30-Member New Minimum Wage Committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for Nigerian workers. All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of ...

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November 27th, 2017

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Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Exits APC

Former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar Exits APC

Former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has defected from the All Progressives Congress. In a statement, he personally signed; Atiku recalled how he joined the ruling party in 2013. Read the statement below – “On the 19th of December, 2013, I received members of the All ...

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November 24th, 2017

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