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Nigerian politicians threaten to sue Buhari should he refuse to seek re-election

Nigerian politicians threatened on Thursday to sue President Muhammadu Buhari should he refuse to seek another term in office in 2019.Spokesman Garba Shehu said Mr. Buhari, who is in the northern state of Kano on a two-day visit, has...

Nigerian president endorsed for a second term

Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari, has been endorsed for a second term, a year before a presidential election in February 2019.In a statement, the presidency said stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the northern state of Kano adopted...

Nigerian president declares war against drug trafficking

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday declared war against drug trafficking, and instructed law enforcement agencies to go after traffickers. Mr. Buhari said enforcers should deal decisively with all those who import, distribute and sell illicit drugs in the country. The Nigerian...

Facing opposition, Buhari signs 3 bills in one day, as another election looms

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday, December 5, 2017 assented to three bills Mr. Buhari signed the Federal College of Dental Technology and Therapy (Establishment) Bill, 2017. The college to be sited in Enugu, is to provide courses of instruction leading...

Unprecedented crowd as Buhari storms Kano in a show of popularity, witnesses release of 500 inmates

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari stormed the most populous state in the north on Wednesday in a two-day visit that appeared to be the launch of his re-election campaign. The visit, witnessed by an unprecedented crowd of admirers, came days after...

Dr. Yetunde Reeves, Nigerian-American, sacked as Washington D.C. school principal following graduation scandal

Agraduation scandal at a Washington. D.C. high school has led to the sack of its principal, Dr. Yetunde Reeves, a Nigerian American.Dr. Reeves, who was the principal at Ballou High School, was removed from her position following revelations that some...
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President Buhari appoints Ojudu, Ipaye, many others

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr. Ade Ipaye as Deputy Chief of Staff...
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Buhari re-appoints entire media team, including controversial Lauretta Onochie

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Femi Adesina as Special Adviser, Media and Publicity and Malam Garba Shehu...

African Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) to attract $103 billion in 2019

Africa is an exciting frontier in the global natural gas sector. The continent holds 7.1 percent of proven global gas reserves...

In swearing-in speech, Buhari charges 43 new ministers to work day and night for Nigerians

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari swore in 43 ministers on Wednesday almost three months after he was inaugurated on May 29, and...

Full list of Nigerian ministers and their portfolios

S/NOSTATE NAMEPORTFOLIO AbiaDr. Uchechukwu OgahMinister of State Mines and Steel DevelopmentAdamawaMuhammadu Musa BelloMinister of Federal Capital Territory Akwa IbomSen. Godswill Akpabio Minister...