IMF to begin search for new leader as Lagarde resigns

Christine Lagarde will resign from the International Monetary Fund on September 12 as she awaits final word on her nomination to the presidency of the European Central Bank, she announced Tuesday. Her departure allows the IMF board to begin the search for her replacement. “With greater clarity now on the process for my nomination as […]

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Those who politicise isolated cases of insecurity aren’t patriotic —Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at those criticising his administration over “isolated security challenges” in some parts of the country. The President spoke while hosting the National Executive of the Buhari Campaign Organisation in the State House, Abuja, on Tuesday, The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the killing of Mrs. Funke Olakunri, daughter of […]

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Nigeria Is Sitting On A Keg Of Gunpowder — Apostle Suleiman

General Overseer of Omega Fire Ministries International, Apostle Johnson Suleiman, Tuesday, cautioned that Nigeria was sitting on a keg of gunpowder and step must be taken to avert looming crisis in the country. The cleric who also commended former president Olusebun Obasanjo for writing an open letter to the President Muhammadu Buhari on the current […]

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Delay in appointment of Buhari’s new ministers will not affect 2020 budget- Lawan

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has assured that President Muhammadu Buhari’s delay in appointing ministers won’t in any way affect the presentation of the 2020 budget. He gave the assurance while addressing State House Correspondents after a meeting he and the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila had with Buhari at the […]

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Oyetola mocks Adeleke, says he felt ridiculed contesting against ‘dancer’

The Osun State Governor, Gboyega Oyetola, has said he felt ridiculed contesting against the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, candidate in the last governorship election in the state, Ademola Adeleke. Following the election, which was conducted last year, the Supreme Court had few weeks ago affirmed Oyetola as the winner of the contentious election. However, Oyetola, […]

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Akeredolu imposes 24-hour curfew on community over violent clash

The Governor of Ondo state, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, has ordered the imposition of a 24-hour curfew on Ago-Alaye Town in Odigbo Local Government Area of the State. According to the governor, the curfew became imperative following the unrest, which has engulfed the community in the past few days. Recall that Ago-Alaye has been the focal point […]

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Yoruba youths warn Shi’ites, sponsors to steer clear Lagos

The Progressive Yoruba Youth Council, the umbrella body of southwest youths, has cautioned members of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, IMN, against taking their protest to Lagos State and the entire “Oduduwa region.” They warned members of the IMN to desist from their alleged plan of inflicting harm on innocent citizens in an attempt to […]

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Don’t ignore Obasanjo’s letter, Soyinka warns Buhari

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka, has told President Muhammadu Buhari, that he cannot ignore the four-page open letter addressed to him, by former President Olusegun Obasanjo, on Monday. Obasanjo, in the open letter, bemoaned the alarming state of insecurity in the nation. Soyinka, speaking with the Daily Sun, said Buhari cannot “play deaf” to voices […]

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