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Another Stranded Nigerians Deported From Libya

Barely a week after no fewer than 162 Nigerians were brought back by the Federal Government from Libya, another batch of 171 Nigerians were Tuesday deported. They were brought into the country through the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos. They landed at the cargo section of the airport at about …

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‘No Cause For Worry,’ President Buhari Speaks On His Health

President Muhammadu Buhari has allayed the anxiety of Nigerians about his health, assuring them that there is no cause for worry. In a statement today, President Buhari, who is in London thanked millions of Nigerians who have been sending good wishes and praying for his health and well-being in mosques …

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Buhari: JNI Jigawa Holds Special Prayer For The President’s Quick Recovery

  The Jigawa chapter of the Jama’atul Nasril Islam, JNI, has organised a special prayer for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and his safe return to the country. Its Secretary, Muhammad Babangida, disclosed this in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Dutse. Mr. …

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50,000 Youths Match In Solidarity For Buhari In Daura

No fewer than  50,000 youths in Daura, Daura Local Government Area in Katsina state on Saturday, held a rally in solidarity with the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. The youths did the rally under the auspices of an NGO, “Buhari Youth Congress for Change.”  Daura is the hometown of the …

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President Is Hale And Hearty, ‘No Cause For Alarm’ – Saraki

Senate President Bukola Saraki, who led a team of National Assembly leaders to visit President Muhammadu Buhari in London, said at the end of the visit: “there is no cause for alarm” His statement was meant to douse apprehensions and speculations in Nigeria about President Buhari’s health. And after meeting …

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Photos: Saraki, Dogara Meets Buhari In London

Senate President on Wednesday led a legislative team to hold a meeting with President Muhammadu Buhari in London. Also present at the meeting which it was gathered started at about 8:00 pm Nigerian time at the Abuja House in London were Hon Yakubu Dogara and Senator Ahmed Lawan. Deputy Speaker, …

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Saraki, Dogara Lead Delegate To Visit Buhari In London

Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki on Wednesday led a four-man legislative team to visit President Muhammadu Buhari who is currently on vacation in the United Kingdom. The team which comprises of the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, Deputy Speaker, Hon Lasun Yusuf, and Senate Leader, Senator Ahmed …

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President Buhari Is Homesick, He Will Be Home Soon – Garba Shehu

Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media to President Muhammadu Buhari has said that the president who is currently on vacation in the United Kingdom is homesick and will be coming back home soon. Shehu, who today made this declaration on a live TV programme did not however, give specific time …

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Trump Invites Buhari To White House, Pledges Military Support Against Boko Haram

The much awaited telephone conversation between President Muhammadu Buhari and U.S President Donald Trump has taken place, with Buhari now in London, congratulating Trump on his ascendancy as the President of the United States. Trump in return invited Buhari to visit him in Washington at his earliest convenience. It was …

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350 Mosques Across Borno Offers Special Prayer For Buhari

Three hundred and fifty Imams led Thousands of Muslims in prayers across Borno State Friday to offer special prayers for the full recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari, who is currently vacationing in the UK. The special prayers at the Jummat service were at the instance of the Chief Imam of …

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Saraki: I Spoke With President Buhari, He Is In ‘Good Spirits’

Senate President Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki on Wednesday confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari is healthy and in high spirits. The President of the Senate made this disclosure via his official Twitter handle saying he spoke with the President on Wednesday night and he (President Buhari) was in good spirit. “Happy …

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President Buhari Expected In Nigeria February 11

  Barring any last minute change, President Muhammadu Buhari may return to Nigeria on Saturday, 11th of February, the Leadership Newspaper has reported. According to reports, a senior official in the presidency who spoke on the condition of anonymity said all is set for Mr. President to return to the country …

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Sambisa Forest To Host Army Championship 2017

The captured Sambisa Forest will host the 2017 Nigerian Army Small Arms Championship (NASAC 2017), the Nigerian Army has said. Disclosing this on Wednesday, Director Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman, said the Nigerian Army Engineers (NAE) Corps has mobilised to site and commenced access roads clearance and construction of range and …

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Senate Confirms Receipt Of Buhari’s Vacation Extension Letter

The Senate on Tuesday confirmed that it had received the letter from President Muhammadu Buhari extending his vacation in the UK. Senate spokesperson, Sen. Aliyu Sabi gave the confirmation on Tuesday while briefing members of the Senate Press Corps. Sabi said that but for the suspension of plenary for budget …

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Pray For Buhari, CAN Urges Nigerians

  The Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN) in Niger State has called on Nigerians to pray for the well-being of President Muhammadu Buhari and his safe return to the country. The state’s CAN Chairman, Rev. Echioda Mathias, made the call in an interview with newsmen in Minna on Monday. Mathias …

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Breaking: President Buhari Extends Vacation Indefinitely

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday wrote to the National Assembly, informing them of his desire to extend his leave in order to complete and receive the results of a series of tests recommended by his doctors. The President was scheduled to return today and resume on Monday at the expiration …

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NYCN Mobilizes 15,000 Youths To Welcome Buhari From Vacation

  The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN) has mobilised 15,000 youths to welcome President Muhammadu Buhari from London. The youths would assemble at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja, to welcome Buhari, who has been away on vacation. The President proceeded on a 10-day vacation in London on Jan. …

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Enugu State Hires 1,127 Food Vendors For School Feeding Programme

About 1,127 food vendors  have been appointed in Enugu state for the Home Grown School Feeding programme of the Buhari administration. Commissioner for Education, Prof. Uche Eze, said on Tuesday that more food vendors would have qualified for the programme but for technical hitches encountered during the verification. He said …

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APC Condemn Attacks On Buhari

The North-West zone of All Progressive Congress (APC) has condemned the issues being raised over President Muhammadu Buhari’s health and vacation, saying it was unwarranted and unpatriotic. In a statement after its meeting in Katsina on Monday, the party said the issues smacked of desperation of the opposition parties. It …

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SGF Babachir Lawal Not Cleared Yet – FG

The Presidency has given a clarification on the letter written to the Senate by President Muhammadu Buhari concerning the report of its investigation of allegations against the secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Mr. Babachir Lawal. Speaking on a BBC HAUSA program “Ra’ayi Riga,” an audience participation programme …

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