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Economy in bad shape, tougher times ahead – Pres. Buhari

Barely four days after the National Bureau of Statistics posted its third quarter report on the economy, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that the economy remained in a bad shape ...

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Osinbajo blames PDP for poor economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Nigeria’s weak economy ...

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VP debate: You can’t shutdown economy to fight corruption – Peter Obi tells FG

The Vice-Presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Mr. Peter Obi, has criticised the anti-corruption war of the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government, insisting that it killed jobs in the process ...

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2019 presidency: Court sacks Donald Duke, declares Jerry Gana as SDP flag bearer

A Federal Capital Territory, FCT, High Court in Maitama on Friday declared a former Minister of Information, Prof. Jerry Gana, the winner of the presidential primary election of the Social Democratic Party (SDP) conducted on October 6 ...

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Nigerian Army suspends UNICEF operations in North-East

The Nigerian Army has said it is suspending the operations of the United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund in the North-East theatre until further notice ...

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Elections: Violence looms in Nigeria – U.S govt

The United States Government has expressed fear that the Nigeria’s general elections scheduled for 2019 are likely to be characterised by violence ...

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Presidency endorses 65-year retirement age for teachers

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday said the Muhammadu Buhari administration was in support of jacking up the retirement age for teachers from 60 to 65 years ...

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Reps seek return to parliamentary system

A group of 71 lawmakers of the House of Representatives, mostly from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have canvassed for the return of Nigeria from the presidential to the parliamentary system of government ...

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INEC rules out diaspora, out-of-country voting in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said there would be no Diaspora or Out-of-Country voting for Nigerians in the 2019 general election ...

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Buhari, governors meet again over minimum wage

The Nigerian Governors Forum (NGF) has resolved to meet with President Muhammadu Buhari again over the issue of new minimum wage ...

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