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2020 budget: National Assembly’s dilemma

CHUKWU DAVID reports that the National Assembly was in a serious dilemma in the process of 2020 budget passage following the negative impact of COVID-19 pandemic on the international crude price and the country’s revenue For the first time since the country’s return to civil governance in 1999, the National Assembly has passed the 2020 […]

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Buhari, APC govs meet over party crisis

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday met with some governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC). The meeting held behind closed doors at the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. The governors were led to the villa by the Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum and Katina State Governor, […]

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Buhari scores Service Chiefs low

…says performance on battlefield not good enough President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed dissatisfaction with the performances of the Service Chiefs in the counter-insurgency war and other security threats confronting Nigeria. The President, who gave the verdict yesterday at a meeting with the Service Chiefs, warned that he would no longer tolerate excuses from them for […]

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Democracy Day: Five years on, has Buhari delivered?

LAWRENCE OLAOYE writes on the five years of the Muhammadu Buhari-led All Progressives Congress (APC) administration President Muhammadu Buhari has successfully completed five of eight years of his leadership mandate accorded him by the Nigerian people. The President, after defeating his predecessor, Dr. Goodluck Jonathan in 2015, said his administration would be addressing issues of […]