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NIGERIA POLITICS: Reform Slows As Ailing Buhari Reduces His Schedule

NIGERIA POLITICS: Reform Slows As Ailing Buhari Reduces His Schedule

President Muhammadu Buhari is spending between one and four hours a day in his office to conserve his energy levels, diplomats and presidency sources said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Mr. President, Forget About Ibrahim Magu… Pick Yoruba Or Igbo For The Job!

NIGERIA POLITICS: Mr. President, Forget About Ibrahim Magu… Pick Yoruba Or Igbo For The Job!

There are millions of Yorubas and Igbos who are more qualified, more competent, and more capable than Magu to be the next EFCC Chairman.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Certificate Scandal! Dino Melaye’s Name Missing From ABU Alumni Website

NIGERIA POLITICS: Certificate Scandal! Dino Melaye’s Name Missing From ABU Alumni Website

Dino Melaye’s trouble began on Monday, March 20, when SaharaReporters, reported that the senator did not graduate from ABU for his first degree.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption

NIGERIA POLITICS: Saraki, Magu and the Phantom War on Corruption

We cannot continue to have “Integrity-Challenged Charlatan” as head of anti-graft agency. To do that is to make nonsense of our war against corruption.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: 4,700 Homes Demolished By Police in Otodo-Gbame, Lagos

NIGERIA POLITICS: 4,700 Homes Demolished By Police in Otodo-Gbame, Lagos

“We don’t have any other place to go,” Celestine of Otodo-Gbame residents said. “We are a fisherman community and have been here for hundreds of years.”

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Today’s News in Brief

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nigeria Today’s News in Brief

“The Federal Government has issued a new set of directives in its bid to accelerate the implementation of the (President Muhammadu) Buhari administration’s new vision for the development of the Niger Delta,” it said in a statement, referring to the contractors’ order.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Babangida Says ‘Two Party System Best Option For Nigerian Politics’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Babangida Says ‘Two Party System Best Option For Nigerian Politics’

General Babangida said his long time suggestion about the practice of a two party system was gradually coming to fore in the nation’s politics.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ile Ife Crisis: Between Ethnic Conquest and the Glorification of “Yeyerity”

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ile Ife Crisis: Between Ethnic Conquest and the Glorification of “Yeyerity”

It is time for Nigerians to begin to speak up against selective application of our laws to issues based on some mundane considerations that only end up dragging us centuries backwards.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Supreme Court Will On Thursday Hear PDP’s Case

NIGERIA POLITICS: Supreme Court Will On Thursday Hear PDP’s Case

Supreme Court will in Abuja, hear the case filed by Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of Peoples’ Democratic Party (PDP).

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Trump’s ‘Irish Proverb’ Appears to Be Nigerian Poem

NIGERIA POLITICS: Trump’s ‘Irish Proverb’ Appears to Be Nigerian Poem

“Personally I am not so much into politics. I have heard a lot about Trump. Especially the fact that he victimized some of my people, some Muslims,” Alhassan, who is Muslim, said. Alhassan added that he didn’t have a personal opinion about Trump.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Nasir El-Rufai Biography

NIGERIA POLITICS: Nasir El-Rufai Biography

Mallam Nasir El-Rufai was born February 16, 1960 Faskari LGA of Katsina State. He attended LEA Kawo for his primary education. Read Nasir El-Rufai Biography.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Magu Confirmation Rejected By Senate

NIGERIA POLITICS: Ibrahim Magu Confirmation Rejected By Senate

The Senate also said Magu should cease to act as chairman of the anti-graft commission and a replacement should be sent by the president for confirmation.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Marks Return With Rare NEC Meeting

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Marks Return With Rare NEC Meeting

Journalists were asked to leave before Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari spoke.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Obumselu, Onukaba: Darkness Falls Twice

NIGERIA POLITICS: Obumselu, Onukaba: Darkness Falls Twice

Sadly, then, even though many Nigerians did not know who Obumselu was, were not aware of the epical scale of his brilliance, he knew us all too well.

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NIGER POLITICS: Hama Amadou Jailed for Baby-Smuggling

NIGER POLITICS: Hama Amadou Jailed for Baby-Smuggling

Prosecutors claim that Amadou was one of a group of people accused of smuggling babies from Nigeria via Benin to wealthy couples in Niger by falsely claiming the parenthood of around 30 children.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Says He Has Buhari’s Approval for ‘Practically Everything’

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Says He Has Buhari’s Approval for ‘Practically Everything’

“We just had very long meeting, basically trying to bring the president up to speed as to some of the things we have done while he was away‎,” Osinbajo said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Still on Fani-Kayode, Buratai, Biafra And The Guardians Of Empire Nigeria

NIGERIA POLITICS: Still on Fani-Kayode, Buratai, Biafra And The Guardians Of Empire Nigeria

Fani-Kayode has come from a very noble family with rich roots and patriotism that have immensely shaped the course of our nation over the years even before our independence.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Notifies Parliament He Has Resumed Duty

NIGERIA POLITICS: Buhari Notifies Parliament He Has Resumed Duty

President Muhammadu Buhari has sent letter to parliament notifying lawmakers that he has resumed his duties, his spokesman said on Monday.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Will Keep Acting As I Continue My Rest: Buhari Says

NIGERIA POLITICS: Osinbajo Will Keep Acting As I Continue My Rest: Buhari Says

“I deliberately came back towards weekend so that the vice-president will continue and I will continue to rest. Thank you very much,” President Buhari said.

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NIGERIA POLITICS: Jonathan, Chibok Girls, British Offer and the Dwarf Emperor of Kaduna

NIGERIA POLITICS: Jonathan, Chibok Girls, British Offer and the Dwarf Emperor of Kaduna

The British High Commission had described the story that Jonathan’s administration rejected an offer by Britons to help rescue the Chibok girls as false.

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