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#EndSARS: Sanwo-Olu to visit Buhari today as protests continue

For the third time in about 10 days, Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has identified with the protests against the dissolved Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS). The Governor braved all odds on Monday to address the protesters in Lekki where crowds of youths camped and blocked the expressway. He urged them

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TUC condemns Buhari for comparing fuel price with other countries

The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has condemned President Muhammadu Buhari's comparison between Nigeria and Saudi Arabia in his Independence Day address. In his Independence Day Speech on Thursday October 1, President Buhari compared the oil price in Nigeria to those of neighbouring countries and even Saudi Arabia, arguing that

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Five takeaways from the Independence day speech delivered by President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigerians on Thursday 1st October 2029 morning in a nationwide broadcast to celebrate the 60th Independence Anniversary. The 51-point address offered insights into the President’s inner thinking policy direction for the next three years. Here are five takeaways from the Presidential speech: Nigeria must succeed together: The President was

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Nigerians react to sections of Buhari’s Independence day speech

Nigerians have expressed their displeasure with a part of the President's speech marking the country's 60th Independence anniversary. In his Independence Day speech, President Muhammadu Buhari addressed a number of topics, including thanking Nigerians for entrusting him with hopes for a better country. He also reiterated his commitment to the service

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Buhari extends lockdown in Lagos, Ogun and Abuja

Read the full text of President Buhari’s independence day speech

INDEPENDENCE DAY ADDRESS BY HIS EXCELLENCY, MUHAMMADU BUHARI, PRESIDENT OF THE FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF NIGERIA ON THE OCCASION OF NIGERIA’S SIXTIETH INDEPENDENCE ANNIVERSARY, THURSDAY 1ST OCTOBER 2020 Fellow Nigerians I speak to you today as your President and fellow citizen on this epoch occasion of our country’s 60th independence Anniversary. As President,

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Buhari appoints new commissioner for finance

Why we have resorted to borrowing – Buhari

President Buhari on Tuesday September 15, explained why his administration resorted to borrowing money.  Speaking in a virtual meeting with members of the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC), Buhari said the strategic reason for borrowing was to provide the infrastructure to make the country attractive to investors. According to the President in a statement released

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Buhari appoints new CEO for National Theatre, eight other agencies

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Chief Executive Officers for nine of the agencies under the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture. According to the approval letter, which was conveyed to the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, by Prof. Ibrahim Gambari, Chief of Staff to the

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COVID-19: PTF explains recent low number of positive cases

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 has given reasons low numbers of confirmed cases have been recorded in the country in recent times. The task force met with President Buhari at the statehouse Abuja on Wednesday August 5 where they briefed the president on its efforts so far in the fight

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Bode George asks Buhari to reopen investigations into Funsho Williams’ death

Bode George, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to reopen the investigation into the death of former Lagos governorship candidate, Funsho Williams who was murdered under controversial circumstances on July 27, 2006. The late politician who was PDP's governorship candidate in 2003, was killed

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