Tag: shehu shagari

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

The Late 5: NCAA sanctions 4 operators; JTB says taxpayers has increased from 20 million | Other top stories

These are the stories that drove conversation today. The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) says it has sanctioned four operators ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiDecember 30, 2018

The Big 5: Jonathan offered me $5m in 2014 – Hamzat; Obasanjo says Igbos should be given a chance at the centre | Other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has secured an interim ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 29, 2018

Suspected killers of former CDS, Alex Badeh nabbed; Buhari slams wife again over statement on cabal frustating his govt | Other top stories this week

These were the stories that drove the conversation this week: Nigeria’s first Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari, passed on ...

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Dayo Taiwo-SidiqDecember 28, 2018

Just In: Nigeria’s first elected President, Shehu Shagari is dead

Nigeria’s first Executive President, Alhaji Shehu Usman Shagari GCFR, has passed on at the age of 93. According to a ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 27, 2017

Obasanjo attacks Shagari over Nigeria’s low rice production

A Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday, criticised the regime of Second Republic President, Shehu Shagari, for allegedly scuttling the progress made ...

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AzeezJune 26, 2017

I don’t hate the North like people believe – Nnamdi Kanu

Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has said he does not hate the North as widely believed. ...

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EditorMarch 6, 2017

YNaija Editorial: It’s time for Obasanjo to become a true statesman

Yesterday, former President Olusegun Obasanjo celebrated his 80th birthday party with pomp and pageantry, including the opening of his presidential ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMay 12, 2015

Shehu Shagari visits the man who overthrew his government (See Photos)

by Panshak Ibrahim He may have overthrown his government after a coup in 1983,- but that didn’t stop former President, Shehu ...

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Kolapo OlapojuMarch 23, 2015

This is what Shagari was doing when people were reporting his death

by Kolapo Olapoju Former President Shehu Shagari, who recently celebrated his 90th, was apparently on his farm on Sunday, March ...

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Emmanuel ChidiogoMarch 9, 2015

Simon Kolawole: Why we need more entrepreneurs like Dangote in Nigeria

by Simon Kolawole I’ve always maintained that if Nigerian entrepreneurs had half of Dangote’s acumen and Nigeria-focused mentality, we would ...

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Isime EseneMarch 7, 2015

Just in case you’re wondering, Gen. Buhari is now meeting with former Pres. Shagari in Sokoto (See Photos)

        by Akan Ido by Akan Ido No, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari is presently not among the All ...

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Kolapo OlapojuJanuary 21, 2015

My father does not support any candidate – Shehu Shagari’s son declares

by James Sambo The family of erstwhile president, Shehu Shagari, has released a statement refuting recent reports that his father ...

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Kolapo OlapojuNovember 4, 2014

Obasanjo blames Babangida, Abacha, Buhari, Jonathan, others for power sector decay

by Kolapo Olapoju Erstwhile President and former Head of state, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has held liable the administrations which succeeded ...

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writerJuly 22, 2014

‘Fake food’: How far can ‘Genetically Modified Produce’ go in Nigeria?

by Adedayo Ademuwagun Nigeria presently imports rice, wheat and certain other foods to make up for inadequate local production, and ...

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writerJuly 17, 2014

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Jonathan wants $1billion to tackle Boko Haram

by Kolapo Olapoju President Goodluck Jonathan says he needs at least $1 billion to fight the Islamic terrorist sect, Boko ...

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writerJuly 9, 2014

Kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls will be home soon – FG

by Kolapo Olapoju Eighty five days after their daring kidnap, the Council of State, made up of former Heads of ...

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July 3, 2014

Alkasim Abdulkadir: Between our hypocrisy and their Hippocratic Oath (Y! FrontPage)

by Alkasim Abdulkadir …as citizens we also deserve the right to be treated according to the Hippocratic Oath that doctors ...

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May 23, 2014

Akin Osuntokun: In Nigeria, dictatorship dies hard

by Akin Osuntokun There is a sense in which the failure of President Shehu Shagari and the relative success of ...

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December 9, 2013

“Shame on you”: Facebook users bash PDP for comparing founding members to Mandela (READ)

by Oke Efagene The ruling People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has come under fire for its recent claims which rubbed off ...

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September 17, 2013

IBB reportedly drops presidential ambition

by Akan Ido Former president of Nigeria, Ibrahim Babangida has announced that his days of seeking votes in presidential elections ...

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September 13, 2013

Opinion: It’s time for Jonathan to look back in history and act

by Adisa Adeleye The unfolding drama to me as a layman is this:  If Northern soldiers could topple Shagari (a ...

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August 2, 2013

Opinion: Dikko, Dickson and the ‘judases’ in the PDP

by Uche Igwe As an aside, who are those supporting President Jonathan with political permutations and strategies? Do they really ...

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August 1, 2013

Opinion: Umaru Dikko, nostalgia and PDP’s politics

by Is’haq Modibbo Kawu But for now, it will be interesting to see how much discipline Alhaji Umaru Dikko can ...

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July 22, 2013

Debo Adejugbe: Election petitions – Contradictions worth revisiting (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe  To say the conduct of elections in Nigeria is nothing near the ideal case is stating the obvious ...

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May 13, 2013

Debo Adejugbe: Nigeria’s politics of revenue sharing (Y! Politico)

by Debo Adejugbe How is the present revenue accrued to the various federating units deployed? Has it, in all honesty, ...

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May 6, 2013

“The governors are against all of us…” – Jubril Aminu speaks out

Jubril Aminu’s name rings a bell within and outside Nigeria. The reason is simple: he has served for over 40 ...

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March 4, 2013

Opinion: Kickout siddon look – our mumu don do

by Tunji Ariyomo The position of the president of a nation is no joke. Nigeria got it wrong this far ...

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March 3, 2013

Simon Kolawole: Repent… for the end is nigh!

by Simon Kolawole The end of oil boom seems nigh, expect things change rapidly. We are faced with the prospects ...

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August 12, 2012

“The very corrupt women should not discourage us” – Nigeria’s first female minster says it’s time for a female president

by Adeniyi Abdul Is Nigeria ready for a female president? Ambassador Ebun Oyagbola, who happens to be Nigeria’s first female ...

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