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We are going to watch Ondo APC primaries closely – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari of Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja expressed satisfaction with the peaceful conduct of the gubernatorial primaries of All Progressives Congress (APC), in Edo. The president, who was speaking at the breaking of fast dinner with the leadership and chieftains of APC at the Presidential Villa, said the successful conduct of the primaries gave him […]

Workers suspend 4-week old strike in Ekiti

Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State

Public servants in Ekiti State on Friday suspended their four-week old strike. This followed the signing of an agreement with the State Government. At the end of a prolonged meeting in Ado-Ekiti, the state government and the central labour unions agreed to a seven-point deal before the industrial action was suspended. On the government side […]

BREXIT: Buhari praises Cameron as courageous statesman

David Cameron delivering his emotional resignation speech

President Muhammadu Buhari has empathised with British Prime Minister David Cameron’s decision to resign in October. This is contained in a statement issued in Abuja on Friday by the president’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. President Buhari said Nigeria had enjoyed remarkable goodwill, support and understanding under the capable leadership […]

N10b Debt: AMCON takes over Afrijet Airlines

AMCON also took possession of Silverbird Group properties on Thursday over unpaid debt running into billions of Naira

The Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), on Friday, took over the assets of Afrijet Airlines Ltd. owned by Chief Vitalis Ibe, over an unpaid debt of almost N10 billion. This is contained in a statement issued by Mr Jude Nwauzor, Head, Corporate Communications, AMCON. The statement said the takeover was based on an interim […]

11 Nigerians deported from Spain

Some of the deported Nigerians at the Lagos airport on Friday morning

The Spanish Government on Friday deported 11 Nigerians alleged to have committed various offences in that country. Their deportation is coming less than 48 hours after 41 Nigerians were deported from the United States of America for similar reasons. The deportees, comprising of 10 males and one female, arrived at the Hajj Camp area of […]

Buhari is the leader we need now – Osinbajo

Nigeria's Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo

Nigeria has as its president at this time the kind of leader the nation needs: honest, straightforward and operating from a genuine heart, says Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN. According to Professor Osinbajo, though some people say President Muhammadu Buhari is strict because of his forthrightness, “he is the kind of leader we need now, […]

Protesters ask Fayose to pack and go

Protesters  in Ado Ekiti

Protesters in Ado Ekiti on Friday, asked Governor Ayodele Fayose to resign his position as governor of the state. Workers in the state, as in 26 other states, are owed at least five month salaries. The protesters under the umbrella of “Be the Change Organisation,” South West chapter, criticised the governor for “his failure to […]



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