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UK, DSS receive petition to investigate Buhari’s Cambridge documents

The London Metropolitan Police Service and the Department of State Services, DSS have received petitions to investigate the documents said to have been obtained from Cambridge University and tendered by President Muhammadu Buhari at the presidential election petition tribunal. TheCable in a report states that it obtained copies of the separate petitions dated August 14, 2019, and Read more

Buhari commissions Air Force Hospital in Daura, says it will serve neighboring states/newsheadline247.com
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Buhari commissions Air Force Hospital in Daura, says it will serve all

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday inaugurated the multi-billion naira Air Force Reference hospital in Daura, Katsina State. The President during the commissioning assured of his support and commitment in ensuring that the hospital becomes fully functional and accessible to all Nigerians. Buhari pointed out that commissioning of this hospital is another critical milestone recorded by Read more

FG: El-zakzaky frustrating Indian hospital authorities/newsheadline247
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Shiites: Why our leader El-Zakzaky returned from India, abandoned medical treatment

  The Shiites members in the fold of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, have disclosed the reason behind Sheikh Ibrahim Zakzaky’s hasty return from India without receiving medical treatment. According to the group, the decision to leave India was because of El-Zakzaky’s refusal to succumb to the imposition of medical treatment by the Nigerian Read more

[Video] El-Zakzaky speaks about Buhari’s government, treatment in India [Full Text]/newsheadline247
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[Video] El-Zakzaky speaks about Buhari’s government, treatment in India [Full Text]

The Shiites leader in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, has expressed dissatisfaction about President Muhammadu Buhari led administration. El-Zakzaky, in an audiotape reportedly released the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN), also lamented on his treatment in India. The IMN leader had refused treatment from those he described as “unknown doctors” put in place to treat him Read more

Buhari reveals 3 ways to curb banditry in South-West Region/newsheadline247
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Buhari to CBN: Don’t give a cent to anybody to import food into the country

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to stop providing foreign exchange for importation of food into the country. He disclosed this on Tuesday when he hosted the All Progressives Congress (APC) governors to Eid-el-Kabir lunch at his country home in Daura, Katsina State. The President explained that the directive was Read more

Apologise to Nigerians for saying Abacha didn’t steal, Falana tells Buhari/newsheadline247
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#RevolutionNow: Protest march not treason, Falana rebukes FG over Sowore’s arrest

Human rights lawyer and activist, Femi Falana has blasted the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration over the arrest of Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement. He faulted the government for clamping down on individuals perceived as its critics while insisting that the planned protest march by the movement was not treasonable offence. The activist lawyer’s Read more

Soyinka: Sowore’s activities does not suggest a violent overthrow of government/newsheadline247.com
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Soyinka: Sowore’s activities does not suggest a violent overthrow of government

Nobel Laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka has said recent activities of the human rights activist, Omoyele Sowore does not indicate a violent overthrow of the government. In his reaction to the arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow by the Department of State Services, Soyinka said that the deployment of alarmist expressions such as “treason”, “anarchist”, “public Read more

Insecurity: Ex-president Obasanjo hosts Fulani leaders in Abeokuta, says ‘we are all in darkness’/newsheadline247
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Insecurity: Ex-president Obasanjo hosts Fulani leaders in Abeokuta, says ‘we are all in darkness’

Nigeria’s former President Olusegun Obasanjo hosted leaders of the Gan-Allah Fulani Development Association of Nigeria (GAFDAN) at the Olusegun Obasanjo Presidential Library (OOPL) in Abeokuta, Ogun State, on Saturday. Obasanjo who also served as military head of state from 1976 to 1979 told the Fulani leaders that Nigerians are in the darkness of the protracted Read more

Police announces names of kidnapped Redeemed Church pastors/newsheadline247
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#RevolutionNow: Police warn against planned protest, say it’s ‘treason, terrorism’

The Nigeria Police Force has declared the ‘#RevolutionNow’ movement an act of treason and terrorism. Frank Mba, the police spokesperson, said in a statement on Saturday that the movement is a “revolution march against the Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria”. Mba further warned citizens to desist from joining the planned protest, adding that Read more

#RevolutionNow: Sahara Reporter publisher, Omoyele Sowore arrested/newsheadline247
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#RevolutionNow: Sahara Reporter publisher, Omoyele Sowore arrested

Omoyele Sowore, the publisher of the news website, Sahara Reporters and the convener of #RevolutionNow protests, has been reportedly arrested by Security agents believed to be personnel of the Department of State Service (DSS). Reports monitored stated that Sowore, the candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in the 2019 presidential election, was picked up Read more