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Budget Defence: FG suspends international travels for cabinet members and heads of agencies

Olusola Elijah Sequel to presentation of the 2020 Appropriation Bill, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the immediate suspension of international travels by all Cabinet Members & Heads of Government Agencies so as to enable Ministers personally lead the process of Budget defence at National Assembly. This is contained in a statement released by the Director of Information, Office…
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Buhari advocates stricter laws against sexual abuse

Olusola Elijah President Muhammadu Buhari has demanded stricter laws to prevent girls from being abused in our schools. The President made this urgent call through a statement by his Senior Special Assistant to the President, Garba Shehu. In his reaction to the…
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Life Trajectories: Woli Agba, the swindler

Mercy Oluwafemi Adeniyi I’m working on a project that requires the use of frames. I reached out to a couple of people and even got a Facebook contact who from the East, linked me up with a few persons in Lagos. Everything was looking bright but because of the perfectionist that I am, I believed I could get better offers. 11:00am, thereabout, I got a call. Caller &#8211…
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Jonathan keeps mum after meeting Buhari at Aso Rock

Olusola Elijah Former president, Goodluck Jonathan on Thursday declined comment on the outcome of his meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the agenda of the meeting between President Buhari and Mr Jonathan, which lasted for about 15 minutes, was unknown to newsmen. The former president, who was escorted to…
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Army says five Boko Haram terrorists surrender to troops

Olusola Elijah The Nigerian Army has announced the surrender of five Boko Haram terrorists to troops of 3 Battalion stationed in Gamboru Ngala and Dikwa Local Government Areas of Borno. The Nigerian Army Operations Media Coordinator, Aminu Iliyasu, disclosed this in a…

Police negotiate with abductors of school girls in Kaduna

Olusola Elijah The Kaduna State Police Command has on Wednesday disclosed that it was negotiating with abductors of the six female students, a teacher and a matron, taken from their school on October 3. The command also said it had arrested 50 suspects allegedly involved in various criminal activities across the state and recovered 27 guns. The Commissioner of Police in the state, Ali…
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