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President Buhari Makes New Appointments (Full list)

President Buhari Makes New Appointments (Full list)

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of five Chief Executive officers and two Executive Directors of some Federal Agencies.
President Muhammadu Buhari/Photo: State House

Court Backs President Buhari’s Position As Minister of Petroleum

The Federal High Court in Abuja has ruled that Buhari did not violate the constitution by merely proclaiming that he is the Minister of Petroleum.

Court Reduces Nyame’s 14 Years Jail Term, Adds N525m Fine

The Court of Appeal Abuja Division has commuted the sentence of 14-years imprisonment imposed on Jolly Nyame earlier this year, to 12 years.

Dariye Gets 14 Years Jail Term Reduced To Ten

The Court of Appeal Abuja Division has commuted the sentence of 14 years’ imprisonment passed on a former Governor of Plateau State, Joshua Dariye, earlier this year to 10 years.

Gov. El-Rufai Reveals Why El-Zakzaky Cannot Be Released

Gov Nasir El-Rufai has disclosed why the detained leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, cannot be released.

Oshiomhole Reveals Why States Can’t Pay N30,000 Minimum Wage

Head of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, has insinuated that many states in Nigeria are struggling to pay workers' salaries because of sharp practice in the public sector.
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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Friday, Nov. 16th, 2018

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, Nov. 16th.
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Three Nigerian Soldiers Killed In Fresh Boko Haram Attack

No fewer than three soldiers were killed and several missing after a Boko Haram attack on a military base in Borno state.
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Oshiomhole Threatens Legal Action, Says PDP Tarnishing His Image

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) Adams Oshiomhole believes the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is working towards destroying his reputation.
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Vote Out Govs Against N30,000 Minimum Wage, NLC Tells Workers

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says its members will not be intimidated by a threat from the Nigeria Governors Forum (NGF) to sack workers if the new national minimum wage of N30,000 is implemented.

DSS Asks Buhari To Prosecute APC Chairman Oshiomhole

The DSS has asked President Buhari to prosecute the National Chairman of the APC, Adams Oshiomhole, for allegedly receiving at least $55m in bribes.
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Oshiomhole Threatens To Sue Saraki Over Bribery Allegations

National Chairman of the APC Adams Oshiomhole has threatened to drag Senate President Bukola Saraki to court for alleging that he took bribes.
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Igbo Leaders Endorse Atiku For Presidency

South-East leaders have endorsed the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for the 2019 general election, Atiku Abubakar.
'I Will Not Die Until You Become President', Ben Nwabueze Tells Atiku

‘I Will Not Die Until You Become President’, Ben Nwabueze Tells Atiku

Chairman of The Patriots Prof. Ben Nwabueze (SAN), says he will not die until Atiku Abubakar, the Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) leads Nigeria.

N30,000 Minimum Wage Will Cripple States, Say Governors

The Nigeria Governors' Forum (NGF) says there is no way state governors can afford to pay N30,000 as workers' minimum wage.
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Nigerian Newspapers: Top 10 Headlines Today Thursday, Nov. 15th, 2018

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top 10 Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Thursday, Nov. 15th.

Mimiko ‘Pulls Out’ Of 2019 Presidential Race

Former governor of Ondo state and presidential candidate of the Zenith Labour Party (ZLP) for the 2019 elections, Olusegun Mimiko, has reportedly withdrawn from the race.
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PDP Spreading Fake News To Woo Voters, Says APC

The ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) says the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is damaged as it accused the party of churning out fake news to mislead Nigerians ahead of the 2019 elections.

Saraki Advises APC Chairman Oshiomhole To Quit Politics

Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, to resign from politics.

Buhari Departs Paris For Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday morning left the Le Bourget Airport in France for Abuja. The President's Nigerian Air Force 001 plane took off from...
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