Buhari Govt approves $1.96bn for proposed rail contract from Kano to Niger Republic - newsheadline247.com
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Lagos – Ibadan rail ticket will cost N3,000 to N6,000, Says FG

Agency Report “We charge N3,000 per Economy seat, N5,000 for Business class, and N6,000 for First class, the same is applicable to Lagos to Ibadan. The Federal Government has approved charges on the new Lagos-Ibadan rail standard gauge which would begin operations by January 2021. This was disclosed by the Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, Read more

North in ‘Extreme Backwardness’ under Buhari - newsheadline247.com
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Life has lost value under Buhari – Northern Elders Forum

“These particular killings have been greeted by the most insensitive response by spokespersons of the President.” A group from the Northern Region of Nigeria, the Northern Elders Forum (NEF) has said human lives have lost value under President Muhammadu Buhari. This was made known in a statement by the forum while reacting to the killings Read more

Zabarmari massacre: UN Condemns Killing of 110 Rice Farmers by Boko Haram - newsheadline247.com
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Zabarmari massacre: Northern Region women protest Borno farmers’ killings

NWPF also raises concern over growing numbers of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) in the northeast describing the development as worrisome. Selected Women from the 19 northern states in the Northern Region of Nigeria on Monday in Abuja protested against the Saturday’s multiple killings of rice farmers by Boko Haram terrorists in Zabarmari, Borno State. The Read more

Zabarmari massacre: PDP Chides Buhari Presidency for Blaming Slain Farmers - newsheadline247.com
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Zabarmari massacre: PDP Chides Buhari Presidency for Blaming Slain Farmers

FEATURED …Says remark smacks of support for insurgency “This unpatriotic stance smacks of support for acts of terrorism and mindless killing of our compatriots by a government whose Commander-in-Chief had promised Nigerians to lead the battle against insurgents from the front.” The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is alarmed by the reckless and bizarre attempt by Read more

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Spend Customs revenue to repair Apapa roads – Reps urges Buhari to issue Executive Order

Nigeria’s Federal House of Representatives has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an executive order for the use of part of the revenue generated by the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) to carry out repairs on the Apapa and other access roads leading to the nation’s seaport to improve revenue generation of the Service. Hon Read more

#EndSARS: It seems Buhari, Osinbajo gave order to shoot at protesters, says Aisha - newsheadline247.com
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Nigeria’s right activist, Aisha Yesufu, makes 2020 World 100 Most Influential Women list

This year’s 100 Women list “is highlighting those who are leading change and making a difference during these turbulent times”. Aisha Yesufu, a Nigerian rights activist and Co-convener of #BringBackOurGirls movement, has been listed among the 2020 BBC’s 100 inspiring and influential women from around the world. She was listed alongside Sanna Marin, who leads Finland’s all-female Read more

Recession: Atiku cautions FG over borrowing amid economy downturn - newsheadline247.com
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Recession: Atiku cautions FG over borrowing amid economy downturn

NATIONAL “If we keep borrowing, we stand the risk of defaulting, and that will make recession a child’s play because we will lose some of our sovereignty” Nigeria’s former Vice-President Atiku Abubakar has said the country needs to put borrowing on hold to avert plunging further into recession. Atiku who stated this on Sunday via Read more

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Magu: Buhari scouts for new EFCC boss, extends search outside Police

“…anti-corruption war becomes endangered “when persons entrusted with the responsibility of that magnitude become suspects themselves.” Emerging details emanating from the presidency have indicated that the search for a new Chairman for the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) may have started, following the recommendation of the Justice Ayo Salami panel for the removal of Read more