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AllAfrica News: Nigeria
  • Buhari Reacts to David Cameron's Offer to Resign
    [Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed his regret at the resignation of British Prime Minister David Cameron.
  • TB Joshua Birthday Celebrated With the Disabled
    [The Point] Emmanuel TV partners and viewers in The Gambia on Tuesday donated food items worth D75,000 to disabled people on wheelchairs at a ceremony held at Serrekunda West Mini Stadium.
  • Govt, Senate Face-Off Deepens Divisions Among APC Senators
    [This Day] Abuja -The cold war among senators on the platform of the All Progressives Congress (APC) resurfaced on Thursday, when the two factions of APC caucus in the Senate disagreed on the recent actions taken by the Muhammadu Buhari administration, especially the decision to prosecute Senate President Bukola Saraki and his deputy Ike Ekweremadu over allegations of forgery of the Senate rules.
  • NCC Seeks House's Cooperation in Telecom Regulations
    [This Day] Following the recent reduction in MTN fine to N33 billion, coupled with the reaction of the members of the House of Representatives who had kicked against the reduction, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), has called for more cooperation and understanding of members of the House of Representatives, on regulatory functions of the commission.
  • Fitch Downgrades Nigeria to 'B+', With Stable Outlook
    [This Day] Fitch Ratings has downgraded Nigeria's long-term foreign currency Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'B+' from 'BB-' as well as the country's long-term local currency IDR to 'BB-' from 'BB'.

QUOTES

A bad military administration is worse than a raging, uncontrollable mob and an armed robber. In politics, he destroys and kills and guards himself with his arms. In social systems, he destroys and demolishes and stands armed on the tower ready for the worst to happen to whosoever may lift up his voice or his head...


Gen Olusegun Obasanjo, Nigeria's former military ruler and later civilian President; In his book - "This Animal Called man".


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