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ASUU Strike Lingers As Union Ignores Meeting With FG
The Academic Staff Union of Universities refused to attend a meeting with the Federal Government on Tuesday, saying it has submitted a proposal to government.
US Sells Warplanes, Weapons Worth $593m To Nigeria
Reuters reports that the Pentagon notified the US Congress on Monday of the sale to Nigeria of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons.
Nigerian Engineer Makes Drones That Smell Bombs
A Nigerian engineer and neuroscientist Oshiorenoya Agabi is blazing a  trail in the Silicon Valley by developing drones that are capable of smelling bombs.
Nigeria’s Economic Recovery On Course – Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari says he remains pleased with the progress the country is making in reviving the economy from recession.
Diezani Extradition Process Already On – EFCC
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has said it will extradite embattled former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Adoke Responsible For Delay In Abacha Loot Recovery – Presidency
The Presidency says the Federal government is finding it difficult to return looted funds stashed in the US by former Head of State Gen. Sani Abacha.
Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of Diezani’s N7.6bn
The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of N7.6b allegedly linked to former Minister of Petroleum Diezani Alison-Madueke.
Anyone Who Tries To Arrest Me Will Die – Kanu
The leader of the Independent People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, says anyone who tries to arrest him will die.
Kanu’s Family Dares FG Over Re-arrest Request
The family of Nnamdi Kanu has said the Federal Government plan to re-arrest him will quicken the realisation of Biafra.
Northern Elders Criticise FG’s Silence On Herdsmen, Farmers Clash
The Northern Elders Forum is unhappy with the Federal Government over its failure to decisively deal with the clashes between herdsmen and farmers in Nigeria.
Buhari Should Correct Things He Did Wrongly – Fasehun
The OPC founder has advised President Muhammadu Buhari to make necessary corrections to wherever he might have made wrong decisions.
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UK Govt Says President Buhari Fully Recovered, Fit To Continue
The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said President Buhari has fully recovered and fit to continue.
Police To Commence Arrest Of Purveyors Of Hate Speeches
The Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris, has ordered top police chiefs across the nation to prosecute purveyors of hate speech.
FG Seeks Court Order To Re-arrest Kanu
The Federal Government has asked the Federal High Court, Abuja, to revoke the bail granted to the leader of IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, for breach of the bail conditions.
President Buhari Meets APC, PDP Leaders (Video)
President Buhari on Friday met with the leadership of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).
Jonathan Advises Buhari To Consider Restructuring
Former Chairman of the Nigeria Bar Association (NBA), Taidi Jonathan, says now is the right time to politically restructure the country.
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Arewa Youths Withdraw Exit Notice To Igbo
The Coalition of Northern Groups has withdrawn its eviction notice to Igbos living in northern part of Nigeria.
President Buhari Signs New Bilateral Agreement (Videos)
President Buhari has signed the Instruments of Ratification for a number of agreements covering Anti-Corruption and Tax Admin.
Nigeria’s Unity Negotiable, Southern Leaders Tell Buhari
Prominent leaders from the southern part of the country have insisted that the terms for Nigeria’s continued existence must be negotiated.
My Father, Buhari Agreed On One Nigeria – Ojukwu
Son of late Ojukwu has aligned himself with President Buhari's claim that he (Buhari) and his father had agreed to promote one Nigeria.
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