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2018 Budget dead on arrival – Senators

-Says revenue projections unrealistic -Wants $50 as oil price bench mark -Discordant tunes at Reps By Taiye Odewale and Joshua Egbodo Abuja Proposals by the executive in the N8.612 trillion 2018 Budget, were yesterday torn into shreds by senators during ...

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Atiku to declare for PDP Dec 6

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar will on Dec 6, visit the Wadata Plaza headquarters of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) where he will formally declare for the party, the Blueprint has gathered. According to the timetable of events for ...

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Buhari attends EU, AU summit in Abidjan

President Muhammadu Buhari is scheduled to attend the 5th European Union-African Union (EU-AU) Summit in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, on November 28, 2017, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said in a statement in Abuja on Monday. ...

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Breaking: Atiku dumps APC

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, has resigned from the All Progressives Congress. Abubakar confirmed this in a statement he personally signed on Friday. He also gave reasons for quitting the party. However, he did not state which party he ...

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60m Nigerians illiterate – FG

Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, has expressed concern over the country’s high rate of illiteracy, saying some 60 million Nigerians, or 30 percent of the population, cannot read or write. Adamu said this yesterday at the opening of the 2017 ...

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Ex-PDP N/chair’s wife joins APC

Wife of the former National Chairman of the main opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Dr. Amadu Ali, has joined the ruling All Progressives  (APC) . Mrs. Marian Ali, who contested and lost the PDP Delta North Senatorial district ticket for ...

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Buhari mourns Alex Ekwueme

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the government and people of Anambra state in particular and Nigerians in general on the death of elder statesman and former Vice President, Dr Alex Ifeanyichukwu Ekwueme, on Sunday, November 19, 2017. In a ...

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Buhari salutes Goodluck Jonathan at 60

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with former President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan on his 60th birthday, November 20, 2017. In a statement issued by his Special Adviser on Media an Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, the President joined members of the Peoples’ Democratic ...

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Igbo is Nigeria, Nigeria is Igbo – Buhari

By EgwuAgha Amarachukwu, Abakaliki and Abdullahi M. Gulloma, Abuja President Muhamadu Buhari has urged the South-east zone to disregard sensational statements calling for division of Nigeria, declaring that Igbo is Nigeria and Nigeria is Igbo. He similarly assured people of ...

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