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Bill Gates tears apart Buhari administration’s economic recovery plans, says does not reflect people’s needs

Co-Chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates is speaking out against the Buhari administration's Economic Recovery and Growth Plan ( ERGP), saying it does not reflects people’s needs. Gates, who is the world's richest man said he...

The Kigali AU Summit: Nigeria’s diplomatic blunder by Reuben Abati

President Muhammadu Buhari's 12th hour decision to snub the African Union Extra-ordinary summit on the endorsement of the African Continental Free Trade Agreement (AfCFTA), in Kigali, March 20 – 22 is a diplomatic blunder. The excuse that has been...

“We wouldn’t wish this on anyone,” Family of murdered 22-year-old Calabar student gets justice

In what Justice Ukpa Ebitam, of a Cross River State High Court in Calabar called an 'intentional act to kill', maximum sentence was handed down to Mr. Godwin Elena, a retired staff of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation in the...

Flouting Procurement Act: SGF to sanction accounting officers

  Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha has threatened to sanction accounting officers who pass procurement documents from Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government without complying with the public procurement Act. The directive was contained in a circular...

President Buhari heaps praise at ‘pacesetter’ Tony Elumelu at 55

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday heaped praise at Chairman of Heirs Holdings, Mr Tony Elumelu, on his 55th birthday,  scheduled for March 22, 2018. The President commends Elumelu's diligence, versatility and selflessness in championing the economic philosophy of "Africapitalism'', which calls...

UPDATED: FG excited over release of 101 Dapchi school girls- Lai

  The Minister of Culture and Information, Lai Mohammed Wednesday described the release of the Dapchi school girls as a thing of joy for all Nigerians. The minister revealed that the number has increased from 76 to 101 and he also said...

Jonathan has run out of good luck, says Buhari’s aide

The Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Media, Lauretta Onochie Wednesday launched a scathing Facebook attack on former President Goodluck Jonathan over his denial of withdrawing N153 billion  ahead of the 2015 presidential elections, as alleged by...

Ndoma-Egba debunks Akintola’s ‘unsubstantiated’ quote about NDDC awarded contracts under Jonathan

The Board Chairman of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Distinguished Senator Victor Ndoma-Egba, SAN, has issued a strong denial to a write-up by Chief Adeniyi Akintola (SAN). The write-up which credited a statement to the NDDC Chair that "99% of the...

Boko Haram free 76 Dapchi schoolgirls

Reports indicate that Boko Haram, has reportedly returned the schoolgirls kidnapped from a school in Yobe State some weeks ago. “Yes, the girls are being transported to safety. We will give details later. We thank God,”  presidential spokesman Garba Shehu...

Myanmar President Htin Kyaw resigns

Myanmar's president Htin Kyaw, has resigned with immediate effect "in order to take rest from the current duties and responsibilities", his office said in a statement posted on Facebook on Wednesday.  Kyaw, whose post is largely ceremonial, has been a...

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