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Again! President Mugabe dozes off as wife chastises his spokesperson(Photo)

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As President Robert Mugabe's wife, Grace dragged presidential spokesperson George Charamba before a stunned Zanu PF crowd and a television audience Saturday, her husband , missed it because he was dozing off. Grace was shouting the information ministry permanent secretary down for allegedly influencing the State media to ignore her philanthropic work while reserving good coverage for others. Charamba has previously said President Mugabe's apparent sleepy postures would in fact be an attempt by his boss to avoid direct light onto his tired eyes. But Saturday was one of the chilliest days of the current winter period with neither sunlight nor artificial light at the time to pin the blame on.

Buhari is in High Spirit - Osibanjo

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President Muhammadu Buhari currently in London on medical vacation “is in high spirit and is doing very well and recuperating”, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said.

Not in Life Support Machine: Buhari is Recovering With Full Speed - APC

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The All Progressives Congress (APC) says President Muhammadu Buhari is fast recovering from his illness contrary to allegations that he is on life support. The National Chairman of the party, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, gave the assurance in Abuja while speaking with newsmen at

Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai Has Odered The Arrest of The Groups That Asked Igbos in The North Should

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The Kaduna State Government has ordered the arrest of all the youths that had a meeting at the Arewa House in the state yesterday, where they ordered Igbos in the region to leave on or before October 1st this year.

Imo Government Screening: Gov. Rochas Okorocha Sacks All His Cabinet Members Including All TC Chairmen

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has dismissed his entire cabinet members in what appears to be a strategic bid to restrengthen his administration. The governor on Tuesday, May 30, 2017, sacked his state executive council and 27 local government transition committees with immediate effect.

Nigerians Can Now Afford a Good Home With N30,000 - Osibanjo

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Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says under the N100 billion social housing scheme of the present administration, anyone who can afford N30,000 will be able to own a house. He said this at the Banquet Hall of the Presidential Villa on Monday at an event tagged "A Smile for Every Nigerian" organised to commemorate the administration's second anniversary.

Ambode Breaks Fast With Muslims

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The Lagos State Governor, breaks fast yesterday, 29 May, 2017 in Lagos State Government House  with some public office holders, who are Muslim, such as  the Commissioner for Home Affairs, Dr. Abdul-Hakeem Abdul-Lateef and his counterpart for Wealth Creation & Employment, Dr. Babatunde Durosinmi-Etti See More photos after the cut:

Federal Government Inaugurates Gender Equality and Women Empowerment Campaign

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The Federal Government has inaugurated the gender equality and women empowerment campaign, tagged “HeForShe campaign’’, in Abuja. Inaugurating the campaign on Tuesday, the Minister of Women Affairs and Social Development, Sen. Aisha Alhassan, said it was designed to secure the commitment of one billion men across the globe.

Zamfara State Govt Gathers 500 Islamic Scholars to Pray for Buhari

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The Zamfara Government said on Tuesday it had assembled 500 reciters of the Holy Qur’an to offer special prayers for the well-being of President Muhammadu Buhari and the country. Lawal Liman, the state’s Commissioner for Rural and Community Development, told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Gusau that the Islamic scholars

I Will Resign if Nigeria Keeps importing Patrol by 2019 - Kachukwu

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Nigeria’s Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu, on Monday vowed to resign if Nigeria continues to import fuel by 2019. Mr. Kachikwu stated this during an interview on BBC World Service programme, HardTalk, anchored by Stephen Sackur.

"PAYING A 20 YEAR OLD DEBT:" An Aide to Abia State Governor Pays Back to a Carpenter who fed him 20 yers ago While a Student in ABSU, You Wont Believe what he Repays theh Man With

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 Onyebuchi Ememanka, the special adviser on public communications to the governor of Abia state, Ikpeazu, decided to pay back a good deed done for him almost twenty years ago. Onyebuchi went back to the neighborhood in Okigwe where he lived while schooling in Abia State University, to visit a carpenter who assisted him those years ago without asking for a reward.

Wicked Politicians Pays Spiritual Leaders to Pray for Buhari's Death - Presidency

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President Muhammadu Buhari’s Personal Assistant on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie, on Sunday alleged that some members of the political elite in Nigeria travelled to Niger Republic and India among other countries to hire marabouts to ensure the President dies. She claimed that the same set of people also engaged pastors and bishops to pray for the President’s death and that the religious leaders resorted to attacking Buhari when

Revenue: 1.41trn Shared in the first quarter to FG, States and LGs, Akwa Ibom, Rivers, Bayelsa Got The Highest

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The Federal Government, the 36 states and their local government areas have so far shared N1.4tn from the federation account, being revenue generated in the first quarter of 2017. The breakdown is contained in the monthly Federation Account Allocation Committee report obtained on Sunday in Abuja. The key agencies that remit funds into the federation account are the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, the Federal Inland Revenue Service and the Nigerian Customs Service. The total revenue shared in January between the federal, states and local government was N430.16bn, meaning that federal took N168bn, states, N114.28bn and local government, N85.4bn. The federation grossed in N514bn in February and federal government’s share was N200.6bn, states, N128.4bn and local government, N96.52bn. However, in March, revenue generation dipped lower, grossing N466.9bn, and from it, the federal government got N180.5bn, state governments, N116.5bn and local government, N87.5bn. The allocation

Dasuki in Trouble as the Arms scandal Came-up Again in US Court

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The controversial arms procurement deals under the immediate-past administration of Goodluck Jonathan have came up again in US Court, where a national of Niger Republic, Hima Aboubakar, and a US arms dealer, Ara Dolarian, are locked in a legal battle involving a $246m contract.

National Assembly Finally Sends the 2017 Budget to Osibanjo for Signing

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The Presidency on Friday confirmed that the National Assembly has officially submitted the 2017 Appropriation Bill recently passed into law to the office of the Acting President for prompt and diligent consideration.

Whitout Buhari: Osibanjo Signs the Order on Change of Government and Business Operation

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The federal government yesterday signed and endorse what they call Three Executive Order, targeted at improving means of Government and Business operation in Nigeria The order was signed on Thursday, 18, June 2017 by Acting President Prof. Yemi Osibanjo in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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

Minister Of Education, Mallam Adumu, Allegedly Does Not Shake Hands With Women

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Mallam Adamu Adamu, the serving  Minister of Education does not no shake hands with women as alleged by a twitter Use, Keneike Following his inauguration of 23 Governing Council out 40 federal Universities in Nigeria, in Abuja on Tuesday, May 9, 2017. A twitter user identified as Keneike who  claimed to have witnessed the ceremony alleged that the Honorable Minister only had hand shake with the male members of the council but ignore to shake the female members as they approach him, rather he waved at them. It was also said that Hon. Pearl Enajere (rtd) (UDU Sokoto) did not shake the women but prefer to raise his hands.

Mercy Johnson hosts first Stakeholders Meeting as SSA to Kogi Governor

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Mercy Johnson  in a Stakeholders  meeting with Kogi State Governor Nollywood actress, Mercy Johnson Okojie who in March 2017 was appointed as the senior special assistant on Entertainment, Arts and Culture to Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello, attended the first Stakeholders Summit on Entertainment, Art and Culture in Collaboration with Kogi Ministry of Local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs on the 26th of April.

Throw-Back Picture of Senator Shehu Sani While Awaiting Trial at Kiri Kiri Maximu Prison

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Sen. Shehu Sani is a member of the 8th Senate, an author, playwright and a human rights activist. the picture above is a throwback picture of the Senator in 1995 at Kiri Kiri Maximum prison in Lagos State while  awaiting trial for Treason and Managing an Unlawful Society