Buhari uses his address to UN General Assembly to reiterate his commitment to fighting corruption

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari addressed the 74th United Nations General Assembly (Unga) yesterday declaring that his government is facing the challenge of corruption head-on and will not shy away from going after international collaborators.

 

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Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption chair Prof Sagay dismisses allegations against Osinbajo

PRESIDENTIAL adviser Professor Itse Sagay has dismissed the ongoing campaign of calumny against vice president Professor Yemi Osinbajo as the handiwork of government enemies saying the number two man is an incorruptible man of God who is as clean as a whistle.

 

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Buhari tells UN environmental summit that Nigeria will plant 25m trees to combat climate change

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has promised that his government will plant 25m trees over the next four years as part of an ambitious programme to enhance the country’s carbon sink and combat climate change.

 

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Nigeria’s road network is one of the biggest victims of this over-centralisation of power


By Ayo Akinfe

(1) This is Aba. The filthiest and worst planned city in Nigeria. It has grown and expanded without a masterplan, effectively making it Nigeria’s largest ghetto. It ranks alongside the Gaza Strip as a place of human misery

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Federal Inland Revenue Service gives Timi Frank 24 hours to withdraw his wild claims or face a libel suit

NIGERIA'S Federal Inland Revenue Service (Firs) has threatened to sue former All Progressives Congress (APC) spokesman Timi Frank for libel after he alleged that the agency funded the party's 1029 election campaign to the tune of N90bn ($247.62m).

 

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Rohr says there is not enough time to get Abraham and Tomori for next month's Brazil friendly

SUPER Eagles head coach Gernot Rohr has said it will not be possible to invite the Chelsea duo Tammy Abraham and Fikayo Tomori to camp for next month's friendly match against Brazil because there is not enough time to organise Fifa switches for them.

 

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Abuja high court orders release of Omoyele Sowore on bail as 45 day detention period has lapsed

FORMER presidential candidate and social rights campaigner Omoyele Sowore has been granted bail by a federal high court in Abuja which ruled that he should be set free upon the surrendering of his international passport.

 

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Buhari pays courtesy visit to UN General Assembly president Professor Tijani Bande

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has paid a courtesy visit to the newly appointed president of the United Nations General Assembly Professor Tijani Bande where he warned him that bears a huge responsibility and carries a heavy weight on his shoulders.

 

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UK parliament to reconvene tomorrow after Supreme Court rules that Boris's Brexit-based suspension was illegal

MEMBERS of the UK House of Commons are to resume sitting at 11.30am tomorrow after the country's Supreme Court ruled that the decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to suspend Parliament was illegal.

 

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Maybe the likes of Dangote, Air Peace and Innoson should merge their operations to create a conglomerate capable of catapulting Nigeria to a seat on the high table

By Ayo Akinfe

(1) No matter how you look at it, the world’s largest black nation should be seated at this table. At some stage it is inevitable we will be because we live in a changing world. For instance, China is now the world’s second largest economy, so a G-7 meeting without Beijing present is comical. Nigeria’s seat is just waiting for us to occupy it one day

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