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President Buhari sacks Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission, Tor Ujah

President Buhari has approved the immediate termination of appointment of the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Reverend Tor Ujah.   In a statement released by the Director (Information) at the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Willie Bassey, the Federal government says the termination was in line with the provision of Section 4, Sub-Section 3 …

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FG to deepen impact of Foreign Direct Investments —– minister

The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Mr Adeniyi Adebayo says the ministry will attract Foreign Direct Investments (FDIs) into the country by stimulating business linkages between large and small enterprises. Adebayo said this on Thursday in Abuja at a stakeholders’ engagement for the Implementation of “Business Linkage Programme” for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Multinational Enterprises (MNES)/Large …

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‘Be ready to work with this government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty’ – President Buhari tells ministers-designate

President Buhari has charged ministers-designate to be ready to work with his government to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty.   Buhari spoke while declaring open a two-day retreat for 43 ministers-dsignate in Abuja on Monday, August 19th saying that incoming Ministers should ensure that all hands were on deck to realise the administration’s vision of laying the grounds …

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Policemen killing: Buhari will take decisive action – Presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari will soon take a decisive action on last week’s killing of three policemen in Wukari, Taraba State by soldiers allegedly mistaken for kidnappers, the Presidency said last night. The three officers and a civilian killed by soldiers were said to be on legitimate criminal investigation activities to Taraba State, to arrest one Alhaji Hamisu Bala Wadume, allegedly indicted in …

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Reno Omokri backs Presidency on Wole Soyinka being a ‘blackmailer’

Reno Omokri, a known critic of the present administration pulled a surprise twist as he supported the Presidency on its claim of Prof. Wole Soyinka being a ‘blackmailer’, over the Nobel Laureate’s statement of the Buhari-led administration behaving like Abacha by arresting Omoyele Sowore.   LIB had reported earlier that the presidency through Mr Buhari’s spokesperson Garba Shehu, said Mr Soyinka and others who …

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Buhari’s government behaving like Abacha’s – Wole Soyinka speaks on Omoyele Sowore’s arrest

Prof. Wole Soyinka likened President Buhari’s government to that of late military dictator Sani Abacha, while reacting to the arrest of Omoyele Sowore by operatives of the Department of State Services (DSS).   The Nobel Laureate insisted that beyond the word ‘revolution’, Sowore has never uttered, written or advocated for a forceful overthrow of government. Recounting how Sani Abacha, sent storm-troopers to disrupt a planning session for …

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We’ll respond fiercely to massacre of 37 people by bandits in Sokoto – President Buhari

President Buhari has vowed to respond fiercely to the killing of 37 innocent people by bandits in Goronyo Local Government Area of Sokoto State describing the the bandits as brutal and remorseless enemies of humanity, while condemning the killing and commiserating with families of the victims.   In a statement by Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, in Abuja …

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