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The Guardian Nigeria

Saturday 29 August 2015
Daily Newsletter:

Fight Corruption From Home, Sultan Tells Wives Of Public Officers

SULTAN of Sokoto and President, Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA), Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar III has urged women, especially Muslim faithful, to join the anti-corruption crusade by questioning t

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First from behind….Africa and Commonwealth track queen, Blessing Okagbare placed last in the 100m final  last Sunday

Okagbare… Settling Scores Outside The Track

There was the luminous smile she wore on the medals stand seven years ago, when Blessing Okagbare grabbed a bronze medal, her first in a major competition at the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games.

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President Muhammadu Buhari (second left); Vice President Yemi Osinbajo (left); former head of state, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar; Chief of Staff to the President, Alhaji Abba Kyari; former Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Anyim Pius Anyim; and others at the meeting of members of the Board of Centenary City Project with the President at the Presidential Villa, Abuja … yesterday. 								                                         PHOTO: SADIQ ALHAJI ALIYU

Buhari Endorses $18.5b Centenary City Project

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the $18.5 billion Centenary City Project flagged off by former President Goodluck Jonathan last year. He noted that skills, expertise and vast experience that will be brought into

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Nigerian Ambassador To U.S, Prof. Ade Adefuye Is Dead

Nigeria’s Ambassador and Head of Missions in the United States of America, Prof. Ade Adefuye is dead. He died on Thursday in a hospital in Washington, DC according to report.

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President’s key men emerge

EIGHTY–nine days into his administration, President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday named key officials who will assist him in the complex task of governance.

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Nigeria to save $13.8 million daily from scrapping of oil swap deal

MOVES by the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to terminate the controversial offshore dispensation and oil swap agreements may save the country an average of 230,000 barrels a day.

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I owe nobody explanation for my failure in Beijing, says Okagbare

BEIJING 2015 IAAF World Championship 100m finalist, Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor, says she owes nobody any explanation for her poor performance at the championship.

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President Muhammadu Buhari

Buhari summons Abdulsalami, others over centenary project

DISTURBED over the controversy trailing the Centenary City Project, President Muhammadu Buhari has summoned the Governing Board of the Project, chaired by the former Head of State, Gen. Abdulsalami Abubakar and his membe

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Greece appoints Thanou as caretaker prime minister

GREECE’S top Supreme Court judge, Vassiliki Thanou, has been appointed caretaker prime minister ahead of early elections next month.

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Senate Leader admits procedural errors in probe of Lamorde

SENATE Leader, Ali Ndume yesterday admitted that there were procedural errors in the ongoing Senate investigation into the alleged diversion of N1 billion by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) chairman,

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Iheanacho Set For Watford Challenge
Bolt won both 100m and 200m titles in Beijing
First from behind….Africa and Commonwealth track queen, Blessing Okagbare placed last in the 100m final  last Sunday
Mrs Amina Zakari as acting chairman of Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC).