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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari faces criticism for plagiarizing a speech by U.S. President, Barack Obama, which Buhari blamed on an "overzealous" staff member.

Buhari's speech came at an event on September 8, which called for an end to "dishonesty, indolence, unbridled corruption and widespread impunity" in Nigeria as part of his "Change Begins With Me" campaign.

The National Executive Committee of the Ukomu Igala Organisation has given approval for the inauguration of the Lagos State chapter, which would hold on Saturday, October 8, 2016.

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayodele Fayose, has described President Muhammadu Buhari as the major problem of Nigeria that Nigerians must

A 28-year-old suspect who was arrested by the operatives of Rapid Response Squad (RRS) for pick-pocketing proved his mettle by stealing N1,200 again inside the Police's office during an interrogation.

In a dramatic turn of events, the British National Crime Agency (NCA) has confirmed that Police officers, working within the elite Department for International Development funded Police Unit at the heart of the James Ibori and linked prosecutions were corrupt and had withheld substantial material from the defence teams.  Head of Chief James Onanefe Ibori’s  Media Office, Tony Eluemunor, said th

The Minister of Budget and Planning, Mr. Udo Udoma, on Friday stated steps being taken by the Federal Government to restabilise the economy.

Udoma was a guest on Channels Television’s breakfast programme, Sunrise Daily.

 He disclosed that “foreign currency shortage is responsible for where we are today”.

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Fifa Bans Algerian Trio Worldwide

Two Algerian players banned for four years for testing positive for cocaine have had their bans applied worldwide.

Nigerian Red Cross, Others Unite Against Boko Haram

The Nigerian Red Cross Society has entered into partnership with the British Red Cross to further ameliorate the suffering of the vulnerable people and victims of disasters in the country.

Buhari To Boost Electricity With 10,000mw In Three Years

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that 10,000 megawatts of electricity must be provided in the next three years of his administration, stressing that 3000 megawatts must be achieved by the end of 2016.  Buhari gave the assurance at a two-day National Economic Council (NEC) retreat

Rivers Rerun: PDP Dwarfs APC In INEC Released Results

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has released results of one Federal Constituency and nine State Constituencies in Saturday’s rerun election in Rivers State, Southern Nigeria.

Soldiers, Shiites Clash: Army To Testify Before Commission On Wednesday

The judicial commission of inquiry into the December 12, 2015 violent clash between the Army and members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, also called the Shiites, has again been adjourned. Wednesday, March 23, 2016 has been fixed for commencement of hearing into the incident.

Hold Buhari Accountable For Violence In Rivers, Says Fayose

Ekiti State Governor, Mr. Ayodele Fayose, has said that President Mohammadu Buhari must be held accountable for the violence and loss of lives in Rivers State rerun elections.

CSO Queries Aregbesola Over N6m Allocation To Osun In February

 As reactions still trail the February N6.23 million allocation received by Osun State from the Federation Account, a group under the auspices of Civil Societies Coalition for the Emancipation of Osun State (CSCEOS) has queried the state governor, Mr. Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola,

ITTF-Africa: Magdy Focuses On Nigerian Open

After making his presence felt at the just concluded ITTF World Tour, tagged, “Kuwait Open,” Egypt’s Shady Magdy is hoping for a return to Lagos for the Nigerian Open scheduled for May 18 to 22, 2016, at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Hall of the Teslim Balogun Stadium.

Rivers Rerun: INEC Was Not Prepared, Says Wike

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike, has declared that INEC was not prepared for the  re-run elections  in the state, noting that the  challenges that greeted the  elections would  have been  avoided if the commission had prepared for the  re-run elections.

Resign Now, Labour Tells Kachikwu

The organised Labour has demanded for the resignation of the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, over statement credited to him that it was cheaper to import refined petroleum products than refine locally.

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