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Buhari Agenda is in Line with Our Own - USA

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The Deputy Director, Office of West African Affairs, Bureau of African Affairs at the U.S. Department of State, Mr Nathan Holt on  Tuesday said that the Agenda of the Buhari led Administration  (Fighting Corruption, Terrorism and  Growing the Economy)  is in line with that of the USA Expectation. Mr. Holt made this remark on Tuesday from Washington DC through a Teleconference on the topic of ‘Nigeria, a critical U.S. partner’. He said, “In 2015, Nigeria had a very important election. It elected Muhammadu Buhari as president. “This represented the first time in Nigerian history that there was a peaceful, democratic transfer of power from one party to an opposition party. “It was a milestone not only for Nigeria but really for Africa as a whole. “President Buhari’s electoral platform was that he wanted to fight insecurity, particularly the depredations of Boko Haram and other forces in the northeast. “He wanted to grow the Nigerian economy, create jobs for its growing populatio

"If the Nigeria military is serious about arresting us, let them come to the creeks" - Niger Delta Avengers

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The Nigerian Navy recently paraded two suspects believed to be members of the militant group, Niger Delta Avengers. According to Commodore Joseph Dzunve, the suspects identified as Stanley Toghan and Felix Miyenminiye were behind series of attack on oil and gas facilities especially in Warri South West Council area of the state.

Nigeria Is Experiencing The Worst Form Of Hardship In Buhari Administration - Fayose

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Ekiti State Governor, Ayo Fayose has said that Nigerians were suffering under the All Progressives Congress (APC) government of President Mohammadu Buhari because “the country is in the hands of wrong managers who do not know what

Breaking News: Nnamdi Kanu finally agrees dialogue with Nigerian Government to end agitation

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Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Mr. Nnamdi Kanu, has said that his group, IPOB, is willing to negotiate with the Buhari’s Federal Government to end the agitation for self-governance.

If Buhari finds oil in the North, Buhari and the northerners will call for a breakup of Nigeria- Fani-Kayode

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The former Aviation minister, Femi Fani-Kayode (FFK) tweeted this as he reacted to news that search for oil has begun in the Northeast.

Nigeria is a poor country – Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria has suddenly become a poor country as a result of the sharp drop in price of oil. He however said the prudent manner his administration had been handling the nation’s resources had made it impossible for people to know that there is severe shortage in the country.

Nigeria Was Far Damaged Before We Offered Change - Sen Bala Ibn Na'allah

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Deputy Leader of the Senate, Senator Bala Ibn Na'allah has said his party, APC, underestimated the damage done to Nigeria by the last administration when they offered change during the campaign last year. 

UK launches 24-hour visa service in Nigeria

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The UK has launched Super Priority Visa Service in Nigeria to allow customers to process their applications within 24 hours.' The British High Commission, on its website, said the new service was to particularly meet the needs of those who required urgent service to travel.

Breaking News: South Africa Has Now overtaken Nigeria as Africa’s largest economy

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Following the consistent crash of the Naira against the dollar, Nigeria's economy has lost its place as the largest economy in Africa to South Africa. This is according to a new report by Bloomberg and the IMF.

Why it is so hard to generate revenue in Nigeria

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Tonnie Iredia In the last few months, the story that many of our states are unviable and therefore unable to meet basic needs of their people such as payment of workers’ salaries has taken a firm root in everyone’s sub-consciousness. The reason for it is not only because it true but more because it has been repeatedly said even at the highest quarters. There is the hypothesis that states are unable to generate revenue because our people don’t like to pay taxes.

Nigeria will attain greatness under Buhari – Osinbajo

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Vice president Yemi Osibanjo The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerians not to despair following the current economic difficulties as the nation would achieve greatness under President Muhammadu Buhari.

The President Buhari’s Economic Plan For Nigeria

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President Muhammed Buhari, President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said the Federal Government is very focused on the economy and has a definite economic plan. ”Those who think we do not have an economic plan have not taken the pains to check out our plan,” the Minister said in Abuja on Thursday while receiving Japanese Ambassador to Nigeria Sadanobu Kusaoke.

Uganda and Benin Republic overtake Nigeria in FIFA ranking

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FIFA Rankings: Uganda and Benin Republic overtake Nigeria in FIFA ranking Uganda and Benin Republic overtake Nigeria in FIFA ranking According to Premium Times, the Africa Football minnows of Uganda and the Benin Republic are now ranked above Nigeria as the Super Eagles dropped nine place to rank 70th in the world in the latest FIFA Rankings released on Thursday by the world football governing body.

Nigeria starting all over again, says Buhari

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Despite its over 100 years’ existence as a nation, President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said the situation in the country is like Nigeria was starting all over again. He said there was a time in the history of the country that there was so much money that successive governments took things for granted.

Nigeria Overview

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Nigeria The Federal Republic of Nigeria claimed its independence from the United Kingdom in 1960, becoming the most populous country in Africa. The Niger River connects Nigeria to its West African neighbors along the Gulf of Guinea, and empties into the Niger Delta, a hotbed for the oil trade.

WHY NIGERIA MUST BREAK UP NOW

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There are a thousand and one reasons why Nigeria as a matter of urgency must split up along ethnic/cultural lines as soon as today. (The emphasis here is on the now for very obvious reasons). We are going to discuss a