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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Criticizes Calls For Biafra Secession

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari said in his televised message the growing calls for Biafra secession is baseless. He returned to the country on Saturday after three months of medical leave in the United Kingdom. In the first live broadcast on state television after landing in Abuja he didn’t refer anything related to his illness, but criticized regional divisions and calls ...

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Boko Haram’s Female Suicide Bombers Kill 8 In Northeastern Nigeria

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Female suicide bombers killed about eight people attacking two displaced persons camps in northeastern Nigerian city Maiduguri, which is the birthplace of Boko Haram extremist insurgency. The blast occurred on Sunday night and fifteen people were injured too. It is believed the attacks were conducted by Nigeria-based extremist group Boko Haram as they have been targeting the cities with mostly ...

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Nigeria To Develop Legal Framework For Drones

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Nigerian Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, said drones are posing a security risk too apart from being used to fight terrorism on global platform, deliver medical care and used in some good causes. He added the drones will be regulated for making the country safe and secure. The device just cannot roam in the airspace in uncontrolled and ...

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Is Muhammadu Buhari On Life Support In London Hospital

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Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari is probably on life support in a London hospital, insists Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti state. The governor cited return of Buhari’s wife Aisha from London. She has visited the president twice in less than three weeks in the British capital. Buhari is currently on medical leave without any mention of his returning date and presidency ...

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Obafemi Awolowo University Has Not Increased Tuition Fees: Official Statement

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Obafemi Awolowo University management has discarded all the media news and rumors that alleges tuition fees will be hiked. Founded in 1961, the Nigerian university is owned and operated by federal government. It is an institution of higher learning. Public Relations Officer Abiodun Olarewaju released a statement Tuesday saying even though there is shortage of fund to run the university, ...

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Nigerian Prisons Overcrowded, Poorly Maintained

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Prisons in Nigeria are in urgent need of funding to achieve major objectives and ensure greater efficiency, said Controller General of Prisons, Nigerian Prisons Service, Jafaru Ahmed. During the maiden visit of the Vice Chancellor, Covenant University, Ota, Prof. Aderemi Atayero, Admed added the prisons are inadequate compared to the global standard. He further said that high number of inmates ...

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari Urges Ministers To Meet Acting President

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has learned a good lesson from past and so has restricted his access to only three aides in a London room. Even his ministers and government officials are not allowed to visit him. Buhari is currently in London under a health vacation for medical checkup and Professor Yemi Osinbajo is the acting president in Nigeria. He ...

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