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Stray Bullet: The Nigerian Economy May 2015-2017: A Catalogue of Failures

By May 29, it would be two years since President Buhari came into office. But is the economy of Africa’s big brother better off? In his article for Vanguard, Dele Sobowale takes a look at the journey so far. The rate of change in our time is so swift that an individual of ordinary length of life will be called on ...

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Meet Bayo Omoboriowo, President Buhari’s Photographer Who Just Turned 30

Since becoming the official photographer of the Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari in 2015, Bayo Omoboriowo the photographer extraordinaire, has become incredibly famous. His story is so inspiring. Having struggled to graduate from the University of Lagos, he pursued his passion for photography with keen focus and rapt attention not minding how he dined and wined with poverty. Bayo had his ...

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FACT CHECK: Is Buhari Actually Dead? Did He Attempt Suicide?

Breaking: new websites are springing up to announce the death of President Muhammadu Buhari – or his attempted suicide. They are, in fact, spoofs, purporting to be Metro newspaper of UK or Huffington Post of US, TheCable can report. While “Metro” reported the “death” of Buhari, “Huffington Post” said he was caught “committing suicide”. The two fake sites are operated ...

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Pastor Bakare to Buhari: Shake Up Your Cabinet, Replace 36 States With Six Zones

Tunde Bakare, serving overseer of Latter Rain Assembly (LRA), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to shake up his cabinet and restructure the country. Giving his ‘State of the Nation’ address on Sunday, Bakare said the wicked people surrounding the president must be shown the way out. “May 29 this year will mark two full years of this administration in government. ...

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How We Will Bring Change to Nigeria in 2017- President Buhari

My dear Compatriots, I am happy to welcome you to the beginning of a New Year in our beloved country Nigeria. I felicitate with you today at a time when our nation is witnessing a new and impressive turnaround in our security and socio-economic situation. I know you will join me to, once again, congratulate the heroic and gallant efforts ...

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4 Key Facts Every Nigerian Should Know About the Just Proposed 2017 Budget [Charts]

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, presented a budget proposal of N7.298 trillion for the 2017 fiscal year, envisaging a funding revenue of about N4.94 trillion, Vanguard reports Earnings and spending of government is projected to increase Though the overall expenditure and revenue figure are 20.4 per cent and 28.1 per cent higher than N6.06 trillion and N3.855 trillion estimated for 2016, it ...

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Update: National Assembly Shutdown As Super Falcons Protest Non-Payment of Allowances

The National Assembly, Abuja has been shutdown by security operatives, Daily Post reports The decision to shut the complex might not be unconnected with the preparations ahead of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anticipated visit to the National Assembly today to present the estimates of the 2017 budget to a joint assembly. Meanwhile, Buhari is currently in the Gambia and it is ...

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Nigeria’s President Buhari Proposes N7.2trn Budget for 2017

President Muhammadu Buhari has proposed a budget of N7.2 trillion for the 2017 fiscal year, Daily Trust reports. It was reported that the Federal Executive Council approved the 2017 Appropriation Bill yesterday during a six-hour meeting presided over by President Buhari. “The budget estimate that will be laid before the National Assembly for the year 2017 is N7.2 trillion. This ...

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President Buhari’s Daughter, Zahra Buhari to Marry a Billionaire’s Son

One of the charming daughters of Nigerian President, Zahra Buhari sets to marry her beau, Ahmed Indimi, son of Maiduguri oil Baron and billionaire, Mohammed Indimi. The young lady is a graduate of microbiology from the University of Surrey in England. She is the ambassador for the SCAF, a foundation set on the initiative to arrest and minimize the case ...

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Nigeria Has Become Nation of Sorrow Under Buhari- PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party has stated that Nigerians are suffering under the President Muhammadu Buhari-led Federal Government, Daily Post reports. The Vice-Chairman of the party in the North-East, Emmanuel Njiwah, made this observation in Yola, on Wednesday. According to him, Nigeria had become a nation of sorrow under the All Progressives Congress. Njiwah belongs to the Senator Modu Sheriff faction ...

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