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Tuesday, 08-04-15, 16:19Now Obama Must Visit Nigeria[AfricaPlus] The hope that the July 20 meeting between President Barack Obama and President Muhammadu Buhari would heal the rift between their countries concerning the fight against Boko Haram was not fully realized. read more...
Tuesday, 08-04-15, 13:59Does Claim of Jonathan U.S. $35 Billion Deficit Add Up?[Africa Check] The last government left the country with a 7 trillion naira deficit, the head of Nigeria's Transition Committee was reported as saying. But the claim does not add up. read more...
Tuesday, 08-04-15, 7:44We've Identified Countries Holding Stolen Money - Buhari[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday that his administration had made headway in the bid to recover the country's looted funds, by identifying financial institutions and countries in which payments for stolen Nigerian crude oil are deposited. read more...
Tuesday, 08-04-15, 6:21Boko Haram Leader Shekau Absent From Latest Video[This Day] Yola -Boko Haram has released a new video on the insurgency in Nigeria, with its leader Abubakar Shekau again failing to appear in it. His continued absence has increased speculation about his fate. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 13:36Nigeria Leads UN Security Council[Daily Trust] Nigeria has assumed the one-month rotational presidency of the United Nations Security Council. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 13:25Corruption - Buhari Descends On Civil Servants[Vanguard] Abuja -Disturbed by the rot and thriving corruption in the civil service, which has cost the country trillions of naira, President Muhammadu Buhari has taken his anti-graft war to the sector. read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 5:26Buhari Insists On Slashing Number of Ministries, Agencies[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration was seriously looking for ways of cutting down the cost of governance by reducing the number of ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs). read more...
Monday, 08-03-15, 4:02Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Attack On Nigerian Village[Premium Times] The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, on Sunday said its fighter jets successfully combined with ground troops to repel the latest Boko Haram attack on Bita village in Borno State. read more...
Sunday, 08-02-15, 7:08Death Row Soldiers Sue Army for Contempt[Leadership] Soldiers in the Nigerian Army who were recently sentenced to death by a military court martial have initiated contempt proceedings against the Chief of Army Staff over non-release of the record of proceedings that convicted and sentenced them to death. read more...
Sunday, 08-02-15, 7:04Army Discovers Bomb-Making Factory[Premium Times] Boko Haram terrorists converted an abandoned chemistry laboratory at Dikwa College of Education in Borno State, to a bomb-making factory, before the town was retaken by government troops last week, the Nigerian military said Saturday. read more...

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