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Obasanjo narrowly escapes plane crash In Lagos

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Former president Olusegun Obasanjo and other Nigerians narrowly escaped death on Wednesday at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos NAN reports that other prominent Nigerians in the Ethiopian airline passenger aircraft, Boeing 777-300, included the Director General of Nigerian Association of Chambers of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture (NACCIMA) Ambassador Ayoola

Obasanjo, GEJ absent at Buhari’s second term inauguration

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The duo of ex-Presidents Olusegun Obasanjo and Goodluck Jonathan were absent at the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari for second term on Wednesday. Also noticeably absent was ex-military president Ibrahim Babangida, among others. The only past head of government present at the Buhari-Osinbajo inauguration was ex-Military Head of State Gen. Yakubu Gowon

Heavy security presence at venue of Sanwo-Olu’s inauguration


There was heavy deployment of security personnel around the Tafawa Balewa Square (TBS), venue of the inauguration of Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu as Lagos State governor on Wednesday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that scores of security personnel, comprising soldiers, policemen and officers of the Nigerian Security and Civil Defence

Atiku will soon replace you, Ex-APC chieftain tells Buhari


Former Deputy National Publicity Secretary of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Timi Frank, has cautioned President Muhammadu Buhari and the APC not to celebrate “a stolen mandate”. Frank, in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, said that majority of real voters never gave their mandate to the APC’s presidential candidate

Osinbajo sworn in for second term

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Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, the Vice President of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, has been sworn in for a second term. Osinbajo took his oath on Wednesday during the inauguration ceremony held at the Eagle Square, Abuja. Acting Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Tanko Mohammed, conducted the swearing-in. The Vice President pledged to be

Fulani radio: NBC warns Radio, TV stations to be “sensitive”

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The National Broadcasting Commission has urged all broadcasting stations to exercise restraint in the treatment of sensitive issues that could threaten the unity and stability of Nigeria. The commission, in response to criticism of the planned radio station by Federal Government to reach Fulani herdsmen, urged broadcasting stations to be professional

Budget: NBCC calls for immediate announcement of ministers

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The Nigerian-British Chamber of Commerce (NBCC) has commended the signing of N8.92 trillion 2019 Appropriation Bill into law, saying the immediate announcement of cabinet members will trigger a robust economy. Mr. Akinola Olawore, President of NBCC gave the commendation in an interview with newsmen on Monday in Lagos. President Muhammadu Buhari,