Those Asking Buhari to Seek a Second Term Want Him Dead – Mustapha

[This Day] A former National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party but now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bode Mustapha has disagreed with members of his party calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office…

[This Day] A former National Auditor of the Peoples Democratic Party but now a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress, Chief Bode Mustapha has disagreed with members of his party calling on President Muhammadu Buhari to seek a second term in office?, saying those asking him to run despite his age and health challenges are being unfair to the president. He spoke to Tobi Soniyi and Femi Ogbonnikan. Excerpts:

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CPJ Criticises Cameroon Over Continued Detention of Nigerian Journalist, Others

[Premium Times] The Committee to Protect Journalist, CPJ, has criticised the government of Cameroon over rampant cases of harassment and arrest of journalists, including a Nigerian journalist working with Hausa Service of Radio France International, Ah…

[Premium Times] The Committee to Protect Journalist, CPJ, has criticised the government of Cameroon over rampant cases of harassment and arrest of journalists, including a Nigerian journalist working with Hausa Service of Radio France International, Ahmed Abba.

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UN Speech – Why Buhari Was Silent On Biafra – Governor Akeredolu

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari was silent on the agitation by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, while delivering his address at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, because he did not want to escalate the crisis to the world body, O…

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari was silent on the agitation by the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra, while delivering his address at the ongoing United Nations General Assembly, because he did not want to escalate the crisis to the world body, Ondo Governor, Rotimi Akeredolu, has said.

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NNPC Turns to Sokoto Basin for Another Oil Prospecting Expedition in the North

[Premium Times] Few months after the terrorist group in the north eastern part of the country, Boko Haram, ambushed and killed some lecturers from the University of Maiduguri who were part of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, oil explora…

[Premium Times] Few months after the terrorist group in the north eastern part of the country, Boko Haram, ambushed and killed some lecturers from the University of Maiduguri who were part of a Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, oil exploration team in the Lake Chad basin, the corporation said it has commissioned another team to handle a similar mission in the Sokoto basin.

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Dangote Wants Oil Prices to Remain Low

[Premium Times] Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors t…

[Premium Times] Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, said at the United Nations General Assembly in New York that he was praying for the global crude oil prices to remain low for a longer period to enable resource-rich countries turn to other sectors to grow their economies.

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Nigerian Court Grants Injunction Denouncing Biafra’s Activities

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted the Nigerian Government an interim injunction proscribing the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

[Premium Times] A Federal High Court in Abuja on Wednesday granted the Nigerian Government an interim injunction proscribing the activities of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).

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