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#NigeriaDecides: MUHAMMADU BUHARI RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDENT

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has been re-elected for a second four-year term, the election commission says. The 76-year-old defeated his main rival, former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar, with a margin of

NIGERIA FOLLOWS SA WITH PLAN TO INCREASE MINIMUM WAGE

ABUJA, Jan 9 (Reuters) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said in a statement on Wednesday that he will increase the minimum wage, but not by how much. South Africa increased

PRESIDENT BUHARI DENIES RUMOURS SURROUNDING HIS ILL HEALTH

LONDON – Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday quashed a rumour stemming from his ill health that he had died and been replaced by a lookalike impostor from Sudan, his

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI STARTS PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION CAMPAIGN

Voters go to the polls on 16 February, four years after Buhari’s landmark victory which saw him become the first opposition candidate in Nigerian history to defeat a sitting president.

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‘NIGERIA’S BORDER WITH BENIN WILL HELP CUT SMUGGLING, FRAUD AND CORRUPTION’

Nigeria’s southwestern border with Benin is notoriously chaotic. Travellers and traders battle corrupt officials, hawkers and buzzing moto-taxis just to get to the other side. But a new crossing point

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PRESIDENT BUHARI IS NIGERIA’S NELSON MANDELA– TRADE FAIR BOSS,MRS. AJAYI

She is, unarguably, an unrepentant follower of President Muhammed Buhari. She heads one of the country’s cash cows, the multi-billion naira Lagos International Trade Fair in Lagos. Mrs. Lucy Ajayi’s

NIGERIA IMPOSES TRAVEL BAN ON ‘HIGH-PROFILE’ GRAFT SUSPECTS

ABUJA – Nigeria ordered its security agencies to put some 50 high-profile graft suspects on a watch list and prevent them from leaving the country. A presidency statement said the

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ACCEPTANCE SPEECH BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA AND PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OF THE ALL PROGRESSIVES CONGRESS IN THE 2019 PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

6TH OCTOBER, 2018 I wish to express my sincere gratitude to the Chairman and members of the Convention Committee for planning and conducting this convention. The same appreciation goes to

THE POPULATION OF OUT OF SCHOOL CHILDREN IN NIGERIA HAS RISEN FROM 10.5 MILLION TO 13.2 MILLION

The Demographic Health Survey(DHS) was conducted in 2015 by the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) and the Nigerian government but the result has not been officially released. But the Executive

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THE OONI OF IFE, ADEYEYE OGUNWUSI, LED THE ANCIENT CITY OF ILE-IFE ON SATURDAY TO CELEBRATE THE 2018 OLOJO FESTIVAL

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, led the ancient city of Ile-Ife on Saturday to celebrate the 2018 Olojo festival amidst pomp and pageantry. The festival was an opportunity to