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Buhari Returns To Nigeria From The UK (Video)

Buhari Returns To Nigeria From The UK (Video)

President Muhammadu Buhari has returned to Nigeria after his latest vacation in the United Kingdom.

Buhari Mourns Death Of Former UN Chief Kofi Annan

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday mourned the passing away of former United Nations (UN) Secretary General, Kofi Annan.

Dogara Denies Having Rift With Saraki

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has dismissed reports alleging that he is at loggerheads with Senate President Bukola Saraki.
London School With Nigerian Principal, Produces Best A'Level Results In 2018

London School With Nigerian Principal Produces Best A’Level Results In 2018

Brampton Manor Academy in East London, the UK, a state school headed by a Nigerian, Dr. Dayo Olukoshi, has produced the best A'level results this year.
Jonathan Mourns Kofi Annan

Former UN Chief Kofi Annan Dies At 80

A former United Nations Secretary-General, Kofi Atta Annan, who won the Nobel Peace Prize for humanitarian work, has reportedly passed away.

Buhari To Return To Nigeria Today Saturday

President Muhammadu Buhari is expected to return to Nigeria today, August 18 after his latest vacation.
Nigerian newspapers

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Saturday, August 18th

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Saturday, August 18th.

INEC Rules Out Postponement Of 2019 Elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it will not postpone the 2019 elections because of the delay in the passage of its budget.

Osinbajo Visits Site Of Collapsed Abuja 4-storey Building

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has visited the site of Friday’s four-storey building collapse in Abuja.
Abuja Building Collapses, Traps 18

Many Trapped In Abuja Building Collapse

At least 18 persons are trapped under the rubble of a four-storey building which collapsed in Abuja, Nigeria's capital on Friday, August 17.

N’Assembly Committees To Decide Source Of 2019 Elections Funding

The Joint Committee of the Nigerian Senate and House of Representatives Committees on the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has resolved to determine how the Nigerian electoral umpire will fund its budget.

INEC Chairman, Udo Udoma At N’Assembly To Defend 2019 Elections’ Budget

The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Prof. Mahmoud Yakubu and the Minister of National Planning, Udoma Udo Udoma, have arrived the National Assembly for the 2019 elections’ budget defence.

Atiku Describes Buhari’s APC As A Government Of Liars

Former Vice President Atiku Abubakar has described the current administration led by President Muhammadu Buhari as a "government of liars".

Lagos Dismisses Plot Against Igbos, Other Tribes

Lagos Commissioner for Information and Strategy Kehinde Bamigbetan has said the State runs an "all-inclusive" government. 

Lawmakers Re-invite INEC Boss Over 2019 Election Budget

Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission, Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, has been re-invited by the National Assembly Joint Committee on elections to give more clarifications on the 2019 General Election Budget.
Nigerian newspapers

Nigerian Newspapers Headlines Friday, August 17th

Good morning Nigeria and welcome to the concise roundup of top Nigerian newspapers headlines today, Friday, August 17th.

FG Denies Paying Ransom For Release Of Dapchi Girls

The Federal Government has denied that it paid any ransom to secure the release of the Dapchi girls.

FG Moves To Decentralise Police Operations

The National Economic Council (NEC) has begun moves to decentralise the operations of the Nigeria Police Force, as one of the ways to tackle insecurity.

United Nations Identifies Boko Haram Sponsors

The United Nations has revealed that some non-governmental organisations are sending funds to Boko Haram, a deadly terror group in Nigeria.

Court Restrains Saraki From Declaring Akpabio’s Seat Vacant

An Abuja High Court has restrained Senate President Bukola Saraki from declaring vacant the seat of former Senate Minority Leader Godswill Akpabio.
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