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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.

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...

26 years after Abiola’s campaign to end poverty, hunger still on the rise, says Falana

LEGAL luminary and Human Rights Lawyer, Femi Falana on Wednesday said poverty is still on the rise 26 years after the late MKO Abiola...
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FULL SPEECH: Buhari’s assurances, remarks at Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the...

June 12 is now Democracy Day in Nigeria. Why it matters

By Damilola Agbalajobi DEMOCRACY Day in Nigeria is being celebrated on the 12th of June this year. This is the first time the day has...

A Democracy Day primer – I

By Wole Soyinka This year’s recall of an uplifting day in the year 1993 comes up against a background of its most shameful disavowal: the...
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Federal government declares Wednesday, June 12, public holiday

THE Federal Government on Monday declared Wednesday, June 12, as a public holiday, to commemorate Nigeria’s National Democracy Day. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior,...

May 29 inauguration will be low key – Lai Mohammed

THE Inauguration for President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term on May 29, 2019, will be a low-key event, said Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information...

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Sule wins Nasarawa APC governorship primary

Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has won the All Progressives Congress (APC) primary to return as the flagbearer...

Nigeria imports 105,000 tonnes of fertilizer raw material from Russia, Canada – NSIA

THE Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA) has revealed that Nigeria will receive 105,000 tonnes of fertilizer raw materials from...

World Bank warns of looming recession

THE President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass, has warned of global recession in the midst of the...

2023: Sanwo-Olu wins Lagos APC governorship primary

LAGOS State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has emerged winner of the governorship primary election of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Sanwo-Olu...

FCT minister announces re-opening of Dei-Dei market

THE Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) Muhammad Musa Bello has announced that the building materials market...
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