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FACT-CHECK: Has Buhari government recovered all local councils taken over by Boko Haram in Borno, Yobe, Adamawa?

President Buhari’s claim that all local government areas in Adamawa, Borno and Yobe have been recovered from Boko Haram insurgents and re-occupied by residents turns out to be FALSE.

PDP condemns Buhari’s democracy day speech, says it’s a slap on democratic process

THE People's Democratic Party has described President Muhammadu Buhari’s Democracy Day speech as a huge and unpardonable slap on the face of Nigeria's democratic...

Democracy day: Gbajabiamila urges Nigerians to remain united

FEMI Gbajabiamila, Speaker of the House of Representatives has urged Nigerians to remain united in the face of daunting challenges in the country while...
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Democracy Day: We have recovered all local governments taken by Boko Haram, restored peace in Niger Delta – Buhari

NIGERIA President,  Muhammadu Buhari says all local governments taken by Boko Haram insurgents in Borno, Adamawa and Yobe states have been recovered by the...

Democracy Day speech: Buhari’s GDP growth rate contradicts figures from CBN, IMF, others

DELIVERING the customary annual speech on the occasion of Nigeria's Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari said the country's Gross Domestic Product...

Nigerians express mixed reactions over Democracy Day on social media

TWENTY-SIX years ago, Nigerians took to the polls on June 12, 1993, to participate in what has been described by many as the "freest...
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Atiku advocates true dividends of democracy, says, ‘June 12 not enough’

FORMER Vice President Atiku Abubakar has said that the declaration of June 12 to commemorate democracy in Nigeria does not echo the true dividends...

Borno governor suspends 42 teachers for absconding from duty

BABAGANA Umara Zulum, Borno State' governor, on Wednesday recommended the suspension of 42 primary school teachers for allegedly “absconding” from their duty posts for...

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Why I declined invitation to Chatham House — SDP presidential candidate

THE presidential candidate of the Social Democratic Party (SDP), Adebayo Adewole, has described his unwillingness to address the Chatham...

Redesigned Naira Notes: ICPC arrests bank officials over sabotage

THE Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has arrested officials of some commercial banks for alleged...

Scarcity of cash, petrol provokes protests, bank attacks in Ibadan

PROTESTS have erupted in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital, amid the growing frustration and anger among the population over...

Naira Redesign: Buhari asks for seven days to tackle cash shortage, blames banks for inefficiency

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has asked for seven days to tackle problems arising from the naira redesign, especially scarcity of...

Naira Scarcity: Nigerians react to students, soldiers clash over cash withdrawal at UNIBEN

NIGERIANS on Twitter have been expressing their feelings over the recent clash between students of the University of Benin...
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Illegal loan apps ignore Nigeria’s cyber laws, continue to shame customers

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Russia’s ‘Satan 2’ nuclear missile NOT capable of destroying the whole world

AMID the ongoing Russia – Ukraine crisis, a viral post...

Why UAE refuses work permit applications from Nigerians

  THE on-going rift between the governments of Nigeria and...

2023 presidential election: Behold politicians being touted as Nigeria’s next messiahs

ABOUT 18 months to the 2023 presidential elections, a...
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