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Finance Minister confirms plans to sell Govt properties to fund 2021 budget

…there were plans to concession the National Arts Theatre, Tafawa Balewa Square, and all the River Basin Development Authorities at N836 million The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, has confirmed the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari-led administration to sell some government owned-properties to fund the 2021 budget, according to a document submitted to the National Read more

Bamgbose to Buhari: Your govt is in coma, almost dead - newsheadline247.com
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Bamgbose to Buhari: Your government is in coma, almost dead

Backs Bishop Kukah’s statement on insecurity “It’s only an unpatriotic citizen that will keep quiet when his country is on fire. A chieftain of the New Nigerian Peoples Party (NNPP), Olusegun Bamgbose, has declared the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in coma saying it is almost dead. Bamgbose also warned against vilifying the Bishop of Read more

Katsina Schoolboys: Garba Shehu appologises for giving misleading information
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Nigeria’s land borders could be closed again, FG warns

…Nigeria’s neighbours have not cooperated with the country to curtail the influx of bandits and small weapons. Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, has warned that four of Nigeria’s land borders which were reopened last week could be closed again if there is any “trouble”. The Presidency Read more

#RevolutionNow: American Bar Association asks Buhari Govt to drop charges against Sowore - newsheadloine247.com
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#RevolutionNow: American Bar Association asks Buhari Govt to drop charges against Sowore

…the government has been unable to provide sufficient evidence against Sowore since the trial began over a year. The American Bar Association’s Center for Human Rights has asked the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to drop criminal charges against Omoyele Sowore, convener of the #RevolutionNow movement.  Sowore, a candidate of the African Action Congress (AAC) in Read more

Insecurity: President Buhari snubs Reps invitation - newsheadline247.com
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Buhari appoints Effiong Akwa NDDC interim administrator

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday appointed Mr Effiong Akwa an interim administrator for the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) Mr Akwa who is the Commission’s Acting Executive Director, Finance and Administration is expected to assume leadership of the NDDC until the completion of the forensic audit ordered by the President. Buhari had ordered a forensic Read more

Report indicates how agency headed by Buhari’s in-law, BCDA, made suspicious payments to officials - newsheadline247.com
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Revealed! Report indicates how agency headed by Buhari’s in-law, BCDA, made suspicious payments to officials

By making these payments the agency contravenes the provision of chapter 7, section 713 of Nigeria’s civil service financial regulation. [REPORT] Records of payments made by the Border Communities Development Agency (BCDA) in the last quarter of 2019 have shown that four staffers of the agency were illegally paid N39 million, Premium Time NG reports. The Read more

APC Crisis: Oshiomhole, Ajimobi lost out as Buhari backs Giadom - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: Stop street protests, approach negotiation table, Buhari tells Nigerian youths

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked Nigerian youths who have been embarking on #EndSARS protests across the country to end their demonstrations and approach the negotiation table instead. The President, who told the youth that this is the right time for them to leave the streets and take steps towards parleying with the government, said it Read more

#EndSARS: Why Buhari was silent on Lekki shooting of unarmed protesters in nationwide address - Presidency - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: Why Buhari was silent on Lekki shooting of unarmed protesters in nationwide address – Presidency

The Presidency has disclosed why President Muhammadu Buhari kept mum on the Lekki toll gate shooting of unarmed protesters in his nationwide speech addressing the #EndSARS protests. The president’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, who made the disclosure, said that his principal did not mention the shooting because it would be “premature Read more

#EndSARS: Why Buhari was silent on Lekki shooting of unarmed protesters in nationwide address - Presidency - newsheadline247.com
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Buhari orders immediate action on new salary structure for Nigeria Police Force

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday disclosed that he has directed the National Salaries, Income and Wages Commission (NSIWC) to take immediate action on the finalization of the new salary structure of members of the Nigeria Police Force. The president stated this in his address to the nation following widespread protests over police brutality and its reforms. Read more

#EndSARS: Buhari slapped Nigerians in the face – Omokri condemns president’s nationwide address - newsheadline247.com
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#EndSARS: ‘Buhari slapped Nigerians in the face’ – Omokri condemns president’s nationwide address

A former aide to ex-President Goodluck Jonathan, Reno Omokri, has said President Muhammadu Buhari ‘slapped Nigerians in the face’ and ‘added salt to injury,’ with his nationwide broadcast following massive #EndSARS protests across the country. The president had on Thursday after a long expectation by citizens responded to the protesters calls on #EndSARS speaking on Read more