Nigerien Governors Campaign For Buhari raises Specter of AQIM, Other Terrorist Groups

By Uche Mbah The last is yet to be heard about the campaign visit of two Nigerien Governors to Kano to help in the presidential Campaign of Muhammadu Buhari with the opposition fearing importation of mercenaries to help in rigging the February 16 Presidential Elections.But worrisome in some quarters is the fear that the open border initiated by the visit may make it possible for foreign terrorist organizations to infiltrate the Nation for post election mayhem. It will be recalled that 62 officials of the Niger Republic, including two governors…

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Obasanjo, Buhari In Warm Embrace At Council Of State Meeting

By Akinwale Kasali President Muhammadu Buhari and Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has put their differences behind as both former military head of states were in each others hands at the Council of State Meeting that began today in Abuja, Nigeria. Obasanjo over the weekend publicly criticised Buhari for his high-handedness, describing as another ‘Sani Abacha’ in the making, citing his policies and actions. Abacha, the late military dictator was known to have abused the rule of law, desecrated traditional stools, victimized, maimed and killed Nigerians who were against his policies…

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Nigeria Economy In Bad Shape, Buhari laments

By Akinwale Kasali President Muhammadu Buhari has disclosed that the Nigeria economy is in bad shape. The number one citizen’s statement is in contrary to what is party, All Progressives Congress, APC, his media aides and loyalists had earlier said, claiming that the Buhari administration has stabilized the economy and fashion out a roadmap for the nation to grow economically. Sadly, in a meeting today with the governors of the 36 states of the federation on the minimum wage issues that has been at the front burner of discourse, in…

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Minimum Wage: Buhari In Close Door Meeting With Governors

President Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with 36 state governors of the federation on the lingering disagreement between the organised labour and state governments on the proposed N30,000 national minimum wage. The News Agency of Nigeria observed that some of the governors were represented by their deputies at the meeting which lasted for about 30 minutes. President Buhari, had, on November 19, held similar meeting with representatives of Nigerian Governors Forum at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, where the same issue of national minimum wage was deliberated upon. Representatives of the…

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