Muhammadu Buhari

Nigeria flying home 152 citizens stranded in Russia after World Cup

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria has made arrangements for 152 of its citizens who were stranded in Russia following the end of the soccer World Cup to be flown home, a foreign affairs spokesman said on Friday.<p>Nigeria fans inside the stadium before the match. REUTERS/Ivan Alvarado/File Photo<p>The month-long …

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Nigeria: First Light Rail Network in West Africa starts operation in Abuja

The Abuja Light Rail has begun operation, after undergoing 11 years of construction for 11 years, through four Presidents. The project gulped a total …

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Buhari's 'Skewed' Road Agency Picks Has Senators Up In Arms

This Day, 20 July 2018<p>For over 30 minutes Thursday, the Senate plenary was held amid rowdiness over allegations of lopsidedness in the appointments …

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Nigeria's Opposition Party Threatens to Boycott 2019 Election

Nigeria's Opposition Party Threatens to Boycott 2019 ElectionThe national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Uche Secondus, says the party …

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Light rail opens in Abuja

Hundreds of commuters were among the first to travel on a newly launched light railway in Nigeria’s capital, Abuja this week<p>The passengers were …

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Abuja metro starts operation with diesel-hauled trains

NIGERIA: President Muhammadu Buhari inaugurated the initial section of the Abuja metro on July 12.<p>China Civil Engineering & Construction Corp acted …

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Nigeria: Buhari's Govt Confused, Has Gotten to the End of Its Tethers - Obasanjo

Abuja — Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Wednesday lampooned the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration, saying that the government …

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Nigeria:Amaechi to Nigerians - Rate My Performance in Transport Sector So Far

[Vanguard] The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi has sought public opinions on his performance in the transportation sector.

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Can Ramaphosa Steer the South Africa-Nigeria Rivalry in a More Productive Direction?

Last week, during a press conference in Abuja, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said he would “soon sign” the agreement creating the African …

Free Trade

Suspicion Over New Nigeria Petroleum Industry Governance Bill

Suspicion Over New Nigeria Petroleum Industry Governance BillThe Petroleum Industry Governance Bill, which is the first part of the Petroleum …

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Nigerian Senate to Probe Irregularities in Oil, Gas Deals

Nigerian Senate to Probe Irregularities in Oil, Gas DealsThe Senate has ordered a committee to investigate all issues related to lease renewals that …

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Making Sense of Nigeria's Herder, Farmer Conflict

Deutsche Welle, 19 May 2018<p>People in two of northeastern Nigeria's six states say militants with ties to Boko Haram are still in control of areas …

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UPDATE 1-Nigeria's Buhari sends $750 mln supplementary budget to...

(Adds details, context)<p>ABUJA, July 17 (Reuters) - Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari submitted a 228.9 billion naira ($750 million) supplementary budget for 2018 to parliament on Tuesday after a six-month delay in getting the main budget approved.<p>In a letter accompanying the draft supplementary …

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What Buhari Told International Criminal Court

What Buhari Told International Criminal CourtPresident Muhammadu Buhari has called on the court to look into serious cases of corruption and illicit …

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Nigeria Seeks to Reallocate $630 Million in Supplementary Budget

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari asked lawmakers to reallocate 229 billion naira ($630 million) in a supplementary budget, less than a month …

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Nigeria to Bring Back Stranded Football Fans from Russia

Nigeria to Bring Back Stranded Football Fans from RussiaSome Nigerians had gone to Russia in the hope of securing work or even professional football …

International Football

Death Toll Rises in Sokoto Cattle Rustling Raids

Leadership, 12 July 2018<p>No fewer than 32 persons have been confirmed dead after suspected gunmen displaced about six communities of Rabbah local …

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Buhari Says He's a Slow Reader - Set to Sign African Trade Deal

Buhari Says He's a Slow Reader - Set to Sign African Trade DealPresident Muhammadu Buhari has described himself as a very slow reader, when answering …

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Buhari Commissions Abuja Rail Project

Buhari Commissions Abuja Rail ProjectPresident Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated the first phase of the Abuja light rail mass transit, covering 12 …

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Nigeria's President Buhari says will soon sign up to African free-trade agreement

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari said on Wednesday the country will sign up soon to a $3 trillion (2.27 trillion pounds) African free-trade agreement.<p>FILE PHOTO: Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari attends a reception at the closing session of the Commonwealth Business Forum …

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Ramaphosa in Nigeria for two day state visit

File: President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Nigeria for a two-day state visit. Photo: GCIS<p>JOHANNESBURG - President Cyril Ramaphosa is in Nigeria for a …

Cyril Ramaphosa

Ruling Party Says 'Gang-Up' Against Buhari Won't Work

Leadership, 11 July 2018<p>A women group, Noble Women Movement for Buhari and Osinbajo (NWM4BO), has declared that the presidency is not losing sleep …

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Cyril Ramaphosa to meet with Muhammadu Buhari in Nigeria

Most read<p>1.<p>Cyril Ramaphosa to meet with Muhammadu Buhari in ...<p>National<p>2.<p>DA wants urgent meeting as more suspicious ...<p>National<p>3.<p>Don’t ban plastics — …

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Nigeria:Buhari Vows to Fish Out, Punish Politicians Sponsoring Violence

(Photo: Premium Times)AbujaPresident Muhammadu Buhari Friday in Monguno, Borno State, promised to fish out and punish politicians who instigate …

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Buhari Signs Anti-Corruption Order on Suspicious Assets

Buhari Signs Anti-Corruption Order on Suspicious AssetsThe order, signed in Abuja, seeks to bar people accused of corruption from controlling or …

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Nigeria's ruling party splits over President Buhari

Nigeria's ruling party has split after a faction declared that it no longer supports the government of President Muhammadu Buhari, threatening his …

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Buhari To Hold Bilateral Talks With French Leader

France's President Emmanuel Macron will discuss security and terrorism with President Muhammadu Buhari. Macron will after his engagement with Buhari …

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Nigeria Looks to Quality Health Care to End Medical Tourism

Nigeria Looks to Quality Health Care to End Medical TourismPresident Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Medical Residency Training 2018 into law. The …

Health Care

Buhari to Review Nation's Security Apparatus

Buhari to Review Nation's Security ApparatusPresident Muhammadu Buhari has met with Senate President Bukola Saraki and the Speaker of the House of …

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Buhari Urged to Probe Obasanjo's U.S.$16 Billion Power Projects

Buhari Urged to Probe Obasanjo's U.S.$16 Billion Power ProjectsThe new national chairman of the All Progressive Congress Adams Oshiomhole, has urged …

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