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Ngilari's acquittal: Judgment is a travesty of justice, we'll appeal it, says EFCC

Ngilari's acquittal: Judgment is a travesty of justice, we'll appeal it, says EFCC

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The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) says it will appeal Thursday’s acquittal of a former Adamaw..

We have not dropped 'Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill', we only changed its title - Reps

We have not dropped 'Not-Too-Young-To-Run Bill', we only changed its title - Reps

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The Speaker of House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, has clarified that the “Not-Too-Young-To-Run’&rsq..

Appeal Court frees Ngilari for lack of proof three months after being jailed for fraud

Appeal Court frees Ngilari for lack of proof three months after being jailed for fraud

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The Court of Appeal, Yola Division Thursday overturned the conviction of a former Adamawa Governor, Bala Ngilari, and..

Southern Kaduna killings: Osinbajo vows to bring perpetrators to justice

Southern Kaduna killings: Osinbajo vows to bring perpetrators to justice

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo is talking tough on the state of insecurity in Kaduna and has given orders for fr..

More top officials of NHIS bag suspension following Minister's order

More top officials of NHIS bag suspension following Minister's order

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Tension remains high at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) as Health Minister, Isaac Adewole approved the su..

We are a special people created by God to show Nigeria the way - Obaseki

We are a special people created by God to show Nigeria the way - Obaseki

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Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki, said his government is determined to turn the present challenges in the country into op..

Don't call me Matthew again if you don't want to see my red eyes, Obasanjo warns

Don't call me Matthew again if you don't want to see my red eyes, Obasanjo warns

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Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has warned that nobody should call him Matthew again.

Obasanjo who made..

Osinbajo to visit Zamfara on Tuesday for commissioning of projects

Osinbajo to visit Zamfara on Tuesday for commissioning of projects

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All is now set in Zamfara to receive Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, expected on one-day official visit on July 18.<..

Soyinka to Osinbajo: Don’t tell me that Nigeria as it is, is non-negotiable

Soyinka to Osinbajo: Don’t tell me that Nigeria as it is, is non-negotiable

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Nobel Laureate, Wole Soyinka said the unity of Nigeria as a nation is an issue that must be discussed in order to add..

When you need to take hard decisions, take it, heaven will not fall, CJN tells Judges

When you need to take hard decisions, take it, heaven will not fall, CJN tells Judges

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The Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, on Friday urged 19 newly appointed Judges of the National Industrial C..

Identify stumbling blocks in the 1999 Constitution, Ambode tells National Assembly

Identify stumbling blocks in the 1999 Constitution, Ambode tells National Assembly

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Lagos Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode has urged the National Assembly to identify and address provisions in the 1999 Const..

Osinbajo, Dogara, other Principal Officers of House of Reps meet behind closed door

Osinbajo, Dogara, other Principal Officers of House of Reps meet behind closed door

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, had Thursday night met behind closed door with some principal officers..

We are poised to give quality leadership built on morals and integrity - Osinbajo

We are poised to give quality leadership built on morals and integrity - Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo has called on Nigerians to be united, saying this was the only way the natio..

We have our differences but i don’t know those who attacked Melaye - Kogi LG Boss

We have our differences but i don’t know those who attacked Melaye - Kogi LG Boss

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Taufiq Isa, Ijumu Local Government Administrator, standing trial over alleged assassination attempt on Dino Melaye (A..

Fayose to Osinbajo: You must prove to Nigerians that 'Buhari is in high spirit'

Fayose to Osinbajo: You must prove to Nigerians that 'Buhari is in high spirit'

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Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose has dismissed a statement credited to Acting President,Yemi Osinbajo that ailing President..

Buhari is in very high spirit, we should expect him back very shortly - Osinbajo

Buhari is in very high spirit, we should expect him back very shortly - Osinbajo

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Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo said President Muhammadu Buhari is recuperating very well, in high spirits and should..

Fashola on relationship with lawmakers: I am not fighting anybody, we're all friends

Fashola on relationship with lawmakers: I am not fighting anybody, we're all friends

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has dismissed insinuation that his face-off with the Nat..

Hembe’s replacement, Mato yet to sworn in by Reps after 'completing documentation'

Hembe’s replacement, Mato yet to sworn in by Reps after 'completing documentation'

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The House of Representatives on Tuesday again did not swear in the member-elect for Konshisha/Vandeikya Federal Const..

Osinbajo returns home after visit to London, promises to speak on meeting with Buhari

Osinbajo returns home after visit to London, promises to speak on meeting with Buhari

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Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo spent one hour with President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in London and then swiftly ..

I told Nigerians that Buhari was a black market packaged by APC - Fayose

I told Nigerians that Buhari was a black market packaged by APC - Fayose

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Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose has said that the All Progressives Congress, APC and the Presidency cabal is in a state of..

Lagos Assembly wants LCDA Sole Administrator removed over financial recklessness

Lagos Assembly wants LCDA Sole Administrator removed over financial recklessness

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The Lagos State House of Assembly has called on Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to suspend Habeeb Aileru, the Sole Administ..

Lagos Assembly demands apology from Goje over 'derogatory and insulting remark'

Lagos Assembly demands apology from Goje over 'derogatory and insulting remark'

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The Speaker, Lagos State House of Assembly, Mudashiru Obasa, has directed the Clerk, Sanni Azeez, to write a protest ..

Musa to Reps: Drop Bill on amnesty for treasury looters, it is immoral

Musa to Reps: Drop Bill on amnesty for treasury looters, it is immoral

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A former Kaduna Governor, Balarabe Musa, says the Bill before the House of Representatives seeking amnesty for treasu..

 Maitama Sule: Nigeria lost a father, a leader and an orator, says Jonathan

Maitama Sule: Nigeria lost a father, a leader and an orator, says Jonathan

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Former President, Goodluck Jonathan said late Maitama Sule had promoted national interest during his life time.

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Rift between Presidency and National Assembly self serving, says Musa

Rift between Presidency and National Assembly self serving, says Musa

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Second Republic Governor of Kaduna State, Balarabe Musa, said ongoing rift between the Presidency and National Assemb..

We rejected Magu twice over damning reports, his rejection stands, says Senate

We rejected Magu twice over damning reports, his rejection stands, says Senate

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Chairman, Senate Committee on Media and Public Affairs, Sabi Abdullahi, said Senate’s rejection of nomination o..

Handover to the next person and proceed on suspension, Minister orders NHIS CEO

Handover to the next person and proceed on suspension, Minister orders NHIS CEO

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The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole has directed the Chief Executive Officer of National Health Insurance Scheme (N..

Ex-Bayelsa lawmakers to Assembly: Make laws to include us in pension scheme

Ex-Bayelsa lawmakers to Assembly: Make laws to include us in pension scheme

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Former members of the Bayelsa House of Assembly have asked that they be included in the pension scheme being enjoyed ..

Osinbajo talks tough, says Magu remains EFCC Chairman so long as Buhari is President

Osinbajo talks tough, says Magu remains EFCC Chairman so long as Buhari is President

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, says President Buhari has resolved to work with Ibrahim Magu as EFCC Chairman to..

Obaseki to commissioners: You are appointed to serve, not to make money

Obaseki to commissioners: You are appointed to serve, not to make money

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Edo Governor, Godwin Obaseki on Thursday swore-in 18 commissioners, saying that "there is no room for corruption..

Fayose in Edo, says 'a leader looks forward to the future of the people not election'

Fayose in Edo, says 'a leader looks forward to the future of the people not election'

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Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose, has commended the leadership style of his Edo counterpart, Godwin Obaseki, describing it ..

Southern Senators insist on a united Nigeria, say 'we are not just to pass Bills'

Southern Senators insist on a united Nigeria, say 'we are not just to pass Bills'

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The Southern Senators Forum re-emerged on Wednesday at the Senate after being in oblivion for some years.

T..

Recovered stolen funds: FG vows to obey court's ruling to publish names of looters

Recovered stolen funds: FG vows to obey court's ruling to publish names of looters

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The federal government said it would publish the names of treasury looters as ordered by the Federal High court in La..

Confirmation of nominees: AGF's points on FEC meeting misrepresented - Presidency

Confirmation of nominees: AGF's points on FEC meeting misrepresented - Presidency

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The Presidency has faulted report quoting the Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, as saying that Acting President, ..

Confirmation of nominees: Discordant tunes in Presidency as AGF disowns Osinbajo

Confirmation of nominees: Discordant tunes in Presidency as AGF disowns Osinbajo

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Abubakar Malami, Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, has disowned the Acting President, Yemi ..

We have excellent mechanism for resolving issues with the lawmakers - Minister

We have excellent mechanism for resolving issues with the lawmakers - Minister

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Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed on Wednesday in Abuja assured that the fresh crisis between the Pre..

Fashola should come and throw more light on the veracity of his claims - Reps

Fashola should come and throw more light on the veracity of his claims - Reps

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The House of Representatives has summoned the Minister of Works, Power and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, over his alleg..

Melaye's recall: They are just wasting precious time, it's an exercise in futility - Senate

Melaye's recall: They are just wasting precious time, it's an exercise in futility - Senate

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The Senate has faulted the move by the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to recall Dino Melaye from hi..

Not a laughing matter as Senate dares Osinbajo over confirmation of Magu, others

Not a laughing matter as Senate dares Osinbajo over confirmation of Magu, others

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The Senate, on Tuesday resumed from its two-week vacation, and resolved to suspend all issues relating to the confirm..

What is there to confirm? It is true, Turaki is in our net - EFCC

What is there to confirm? It is true, Turaki is in our net - EFCC

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Spokesman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Wilson Uwujaren, has confirmed the arrest of a form..

Saraki, thousand others pay last respect as Sule is laid to rest

Saraki, thousand others pay last respect as Sule is laid to rest

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Thousands of sympathisers, including the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, on Tuesday attended the funeral..

Alleged bribery: Don’t waste your time, it’s all falsehood, Dangote tells Kano Assembly

Alleged bribery: Don’t waste your time, it’s all falsehood, Dangote tells Kano Assembly

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Business Magnate, Aliko Dangote has an advice for the committee set up by the Kano State House of Assembly to probe a..

Emir of Kano: Speaker resigns over alleged bribery by Dangote to stop Sanusi's probe

Emir of Kano: Speaker resigns over alleged bribery by Dangote to stop Sanusi's probe

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The Speaker, Kano State House of Assembly, Kabiru Rurum, has resigned amidst allegation of collecting money to scuttl..

Sule reached out to us in his quest for unity, tolerance and national cohesion - Osinbajo

Sule reached out to us in his quest for unity, tolerance and national cohesion - Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has expressed grief over the death of elder statesman and one time Nigeria&rsquo..

Sule assisted our founding fathers to fashion Nigeria politically - Buhari

Sule assisted our founding fathers to fashion Nigeria politically - Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed shock over the death of elder statesman, Maitama Sule, and condoled with the..

Sule, the politician who said Northerners are born to rule dies at 87

Sule, the politician who said Northerners are born to rule dies at 87

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Nigeria’s former Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Maitama Sule, is dead.

One of his so..

Thanks for your service, i have had enough of you, Fayose tells commissioners

Thanks for your service, i have had enough of you, Fayose tells commissioners

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Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose has sacked all his commissioners, two years after he appointed majority of them

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Hate speeches: Stop hiding behind politics to incite the public, Al-Makura warns

Hate speeches: Stop hiding behind politics to incite the public, Al-Makura warns

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Nasarawa Governor, Umaru Al-Makura, said government will henceforth arrest and prosecute individuals and groups engag..

Anybody that comes after me and does not perform will be stoned, says Okorocha

Anybody that comes after me and does not perform will be stoned, says Okorocha

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Imo Governor, Rochas Okorocha has declared that his achievements in the last six years have surpassed those of his pr..

Nigeria is a leader in Africa and cannot afford to break up, says Arewa in South Africa

Nigeria is a leader in Africa and cannot afford to break up, says Arewa in South Africa

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Nimram Longbap-Longs, the President of Arewa, a socio-cultural group in South Africa, says Nigeria must learn lessons..

Nigeria, Ethiopia renew ties, share experience on managing ethnic diversity

Nigeria, Ethiopia renew ties, share experience on managing ethnic diversity

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Nigeria and Ethiopia have rekindled their bilateral ties and resolved to  further work toward ensuring mutual pr..

Buhari: We'll answer Fayose at the appropriate level, at the appropriate time - APC

Buhari: We'll answer Fayose at the appropriate level, at the appropriate time - APC

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The All Progressives Congress, APC, says President Muhammadu Buhari is fast recovering from his illness contrary to a..

Army has contributed immensely to Nigeria's democracy, says Buratai

Army has contributed immensely to Nigeria's democracy, says Buratai

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The Nigerian Army says it has contributed immensely to the democratic process in the country through robust participa..

I am not behind the travails of Melaye, Kogi is about to fly - Bello

I am not behind the travails of Melaye, Kogi is about to fly - Bello

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Kogi Governor, Yahaya Bello, says that his administration is working hard to ensure rapid development of the state.

So i will stand now and Kanu will tell me stand up let’s go to war? Okorocha asks

So i will stand now and Kanu will tell me stand up let’s go to war? Okorocha asks

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Imo Governor and Chairman of the Progressives Governors Forum, Rochas Okorocha, said the agitations by youths in the ..

Buhari: You don't make sense in anyway, Okorocha tells Fayose

Buhari: You don't make sense in anyway, Okorocha tells Fayose

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Chairman of governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Rochas Okorocha, has slammed Eki..

Buhari is not the first to have Presidential aircraft standing by for him - Presidency

Buhari is not the first to have Presidential aircraft standing by for him - Presidency

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The Presidency has decried criticisms in some quarters over the retention of Presidential Aircraft, NAF 001 in London..

Osinbajo to tax defaulters: You have 9 months grace to pay or face trial and go to jail

Osinbajo to tax defaulters: You have 9 months grace to pay or face trial and go to jail

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday offered nine months grace period to tax payers to regularise their ta..

I paid INEC officials N264m on the instructions of Alison-Madueke, Witness tells court

I paid INEC officials N264m on the instructions of Alison-Madueke, Witness tells court

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A Federal High Court in Lagos on Wednesday, heard that two INEC employees, Christian Nwosu and Yisa Adegoyin, alleged..

I don't wish him dead but Buhari has been on Life-Support since June 6, says Fayose

I don't wish him dead but Buhari has been on Life-Support since June 6, says Fayose

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Ekiti Governor, Ayo Fayose has giving shocking claims about the health status of President Muhammadu Buhari who has b..

Suntai was a good politician, public administrator and party man - Ekweremadu

Suntai was a good politician, public administrator and party man - Ekweremadu

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The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has described the death of former Taraba Governor, Danbaba Suntai..

Five years after air crash and failure to recover from brain damage, Suntai dies at 56

Five years after air crash and failure to recover from brain damage, Suntai dies at 56

BY The Newsroom

Former Taraba Governor, Danbaba Suntai who was involved in a plane crash in October 2012 has died in Houston, Florida..

Elite give youths smart phones to insult each other while they wine and dine - APDA

Elite give youths smart phones to insult each other while they wine and dine - APDA

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The Advanced Peoples Democratic Alliance, APDA, has backed the call to restructure Nigeria, saying it will end agitat..

No matter how bad your hand is, you cannot cut and throw it away - Sultan of Sokoto

No matter how bad your hand is, you cannot cut and throw it away - Sultan of Sokoto

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Rivers Governor, Nyesom Wike has said that the people and government of the state believed in the unity of Nigeria.

Sticking together as one indivisible people the way to go - Elder statesmen

Sticking together as one indivisible people the way to go - Elder statesmen

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A coalition of inter-ethnic group under the aegis of ‘The Yiiegba Charter’, led by elder statesmen from t..

Osinbajo to continue consultations, warns agitators to express grievances with grace

Osinbajo to continue consultations, warns agitators to express grievances with grace

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The consultations by the Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo with various segments of the Nigerian society will cont..

I still carry within my body the pains of injury from the civil war - Babangida

I still carry within my body the pains of injury from the civil war - Babangida

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Former Military President, Ibrahim Babangida, said the time to restructure Nigeria has come. Babangida stated this po..

Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards anarchy - Utomi

Nigeria is a classic example of a country walking towards anarchy - Utomi

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Pat Utomi, co-founder of Lagos Business School and Pan Atlantic University, has urged groups in the country to find w..

Our lawmakers don't think big, they want grinding machines in Budget, says Fashola

Our lawmakers don't think big, they want grinding machines in Budget, says Fashola

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The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has expressed concern over the reaction of the National ..

Buhari will complete the mandate given to him by Nigerians - Osinbajo

Buhari will complete the mandate given to him by Nigerians - Osinbajo

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The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, said that President Muhammadu Buhari will complete the service of the mandate gi..

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