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We spent N1.3trn on capital projects in 2016-FG

By Wahab Akanji, Abuja Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo said on Monday that the Buhari administration spent N1.3 trillion on capital projects in 2016, the highest in the history of the country. Osinbajo disclosed this at a plenary of the 2017 Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) national conference in Lagos with the theme: “African Business: Penetrating Through Institution Building.” The sub-theme of the plenary was ...

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Tears, eulogies as associates, family grace Lateef Raji’s 8th day fidau

Afiz Mosope, Lagos Tears, emotions and eulogies flowed freely as associates (political and business) alongside family members gathered in Lagos for the eighth day fidau (Muslim prayers) organized in honour of late Alhaji Lateef Oludare Raji who passed on recently. Raji who until his death on Monday August 14 in Lagos was a commissioner in the Lagos State Independent National ...

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Tears, eulogies as associates, family grace Lateef Raji’s 8th day fidau

By Afiz Mosope, Lagos Tears, emotions and eulogies flowed freely as associates (political and business) alongside family members gathered in Lagos for the eighth day fidau (Muslim prayers) organized in honour of late Alhaji Lateef Oludare Raji who passed on recently. Raji who until his death on Monday August 14 in Lagos was a commissioner in the Lagos State Independent ...

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Select new VC from within to avoid further industrial actions – Unilorin ASUU Tells FG

Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye University of Ilorin chapter of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has urged the Federal Government to select the institution’s new Vice Chancellor from within, “so as not to import a culture of strikes”. Its Chairman, Dr. Usman Raheem, in a speech on Monday, at the launch of 170 ASUU Luxury Quarters, said that it would be ...

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Ondo Indigenes in South Africa Rallies Support for Buhari

By Maxwell Adeleye The Ondo State Union in South Africa on Monday called on Nigerians to use the return of President Muhammadu Buhari from medical treatment to be more united. Mr Trust Owoyele, the President of the union, told our correspondent on phone from Johannesburg, South Africa, that the group was happy with the President`s return. “We join other Nigerians to rejoice ...

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We have not zoned Anambra Governorship Ticket, says APC

By Maxwell Adeyemi Adeleye The National Working Committee (NWC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) said that it has not zoned the Anambra Governorship ticket to any part of the state as being speculated. Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, APC National Publicity Secretary, made this known in a statement on Monday in Abuja. ´´The attention of the NWC of the APC has been drawn ...

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Nigeria beat Benin 2-0 to qualify for CHAN 2018

Nigeria’s home-based Super Eagles have qualified for the 2018 Championship for African Nations billed to take place in Kenya after the defeating Republic of Benin. Nigeria sealed their place in Kano courtesy of a 2-1 aggregate scoreline having previously lost 0-1 in the first leg last week in Cotonou.‎ ‎Rabiu Ali opened the scoring in the 21st minute and Kingley ...

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Osinbajo leads FG officials, governors to receive Buhari back from London

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo led top government functionaries including some state governors to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country after a successful medical vacation in London. The President’s aircraft, Air Force 001 landed at the Presidential Wing of the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport at exactly 4.35p.m. The governors at the airport to welcome the number citizen included those of ...

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Saraki hails Buhari’s return, says: “the good work continues”

President of the Senate, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has welcomed President Muhammadu Buhari back to the country from the United Kingdom where he had been on medical vacation. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, Saraki reaffirmed the commitment of the National Assembly to continue work alongside the President in achieving objectives aimed ...

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Buhari returns from London back to Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari returns to Abuja after three-month medical vacation in London. He is being received by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, other top government officials … details later

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