Controversy: 53 years after, Buhari does’nt know where he kept his WAEC certificate – Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari does not know where he kept his WAEC certificate. Controversies have continued to surround President Buhari’s educational qualification with the belief in some quarters that he (Buhari) does not possess a senior secondary school result. President Buhari himself had recently told the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal Court, PEPTC, that there is no law in Nigeria that requires him to produce his certificates in a bid to prove his eligibility to run for Presidency. And, appearing…

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EFCC Chair: Buhari To Re-present Magu To Senate For Confirmation

*Confirmation Will Give Magu Greater Confidence — Sagay *9th Senate A Rubber Stamp, Not Surprised — Odumakin President Muhammadu Buhari may re-present Ibrahim Magu, the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), to the Senate for confirmation as the substantive chairman of the anti-graft agency, Daily Independent has gathered. A presidency source who does not want his name in print disclosed this to our correspondent on Thursday.Efforts by President Buhari to get Magu confirmed by the 8th Senate led by Bukola Saraki, immediate past Senate President, were rebuffed…

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Xenophobia: RCCG’s Adeboye fires warning shot

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has appealed to Nigerians not to engage in reprisal attacks against South-Africans following the violence which trailed the wave of xenophobia in South Africa. Adeboye made the appeal in his sermon on Friday night at the September Holy Ghost Service at the Redemption Camp on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway. Adeboye stated that an average South-African is a decent person. He likened the situation in South-Africa to the period of unrest in Nigerian universities in which only a…

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Insecurity: Tension mounts as politicians ‘hijack’ Abuja – Kaduna trains

The increasing cases of violent crimes like kidnapping and armed robbery on the Kaduna-Abuja high way has forced many passengers, who formerly plied the route by road to embrace the Abuja-Kaduna trains. Tension is, however, at fever pitch over the allegation that politicians and other influential members of the society, most of who reside in Abuja, have hijacked the trains. TOPE SUNDAY and ABDULRAHMAN ZAKARIYAU report. This is not the best of time for For Kaduna residents, who ply their trade in Abuja, and residents of Abuja, who also transact…

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Alleged plan to stop Shitte’s annual procession in Nigeria, Saudi Arabia gov’t fingered

SAUDI ARABIA IS FOOTING THE BILL FOR STOPPING ASHURA PROCESSION IN NIGERIA The Islamic Movement of Nigeria has released a disturbing press statement accusing the Saudi Arabian government of collaborating with its Nigerian allies to disrupt its annual Ashura procession in Nigeria. In a press statement signed by Abdullahi Muhammad Musa, for the Academic Forum of the Islamic movement in Nigeria, obtained by SuncityNews , the Islamic organisation said, “Reliable information reaching us revealed that the government of Saudi Arabia is prodding Buhari-led government into stopping the forthcoming Ashura procession…

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