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August 20, 2017

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Trump’s big knife claims chief strategist Bannon

U.S. President Donald Trump has fired his chief strategist, Stephen Bannon in the latest high-level White House shake-up. Bannon, a force behind some of Trump’s most contentious policies, including a travel ban on people from several Muslim-majority nations, was a powerful and controversial figure known for far-right political views. On July 28, Trump replaced his

Matuidi completes move from PSG to Juventus

France midfielder Blaise Matuidi has completed a move to Juventus from Paris Saint-Germain, the two clubs confirmed on Friday, ending a successful six-year stint in the French capital. Matuidi, 30, has signed a three-year deal in Turin with the Italian club saying they had paid 20 million euros ($23.5 million, £18.2 million) plus a potential

Nigeria Best Place For Any Smart Investor – Osinbajo

Remarks by Nigeria’s Acting President Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, at Nigerian Initiative for Economic Development at the Banquet Hall, State House on Monday August 7, 2017. We are indeed very grateful to you for taking out time of your very, very busy schedule in America to be here with us. What I always find very interesting

Buhari now showing Nigerians his true colours

South East political leader and former National Chairman of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, Maxi Okwu has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari is beginning to show Nigerians his true colours. He said those who were not born when Buhari was the military president voted him into power, nothing that anyone who witnessed his reign

Ex-Minister Tells ASUU, FG To Reach Compromise

Sen. Sam Egwu, former Education Minister, has urged the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to make compromises, so as to resolve the current nationwide strike by ASUU. Egwu, who is representing Ebonyi North Senatorial District, made the call in an interview with newsmen at Umuebe, in Ezzamgbo, Ohaukwu Local Government

Atiku Lauds FG For Classifying Hate Speech As Terrorism Act

The former vice president, Atiku Abubakar, Friday, extolled the Nigeria federal government for its decisions to append hate speeches into the 2011 Terrorism Act. Recall that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, Thursday, charged leaders to speak up saying that it was such silence that promoted the genocide in Nazi Germany and Rwanda. In the words of

Saraki, Dogara visit President Buhari in London

A Facebook post by one of the aides to President Muhammadu Buhari has indicated that the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki; alongside the Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr. Yakubu Dogara, visited President Buhari in London today.The aide, Lauretta Onochie, wrote on her Facebook page, “President Buhari receives in audience Senate President Bukola Saraki and Speaker

Kachikwu Decries High Cost Of Oil Production

The Minister of Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, has decried the high cost of oil production at 32 dollars per barrel, saying it makes the cost of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) very expensive. Kachikwu made the assertion at the 2017 Annual Conference of the National Association of Energy Correspondents (NAEC), in Lagos. The minister said

BREAKING: Osinbajo declares hate speech as terrorism

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, said the Federal Government has drawn the line on hate speech. He described hate speech as a species of terrorism. Osinbajo disclosed this while speaking at an ongoing security summit organised by the National Economic Council holding at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said the Terrorism Prevention Act

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