BANDITRY CAN BE WORSE THAN BOKO HARAM -BOSS MUSTAPHA

SGF Boss Mustapha The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has been in the saddle since November, 2017, following the sack of his predecessor, Babachir Lawal. In this interview, he explains the dynamics of his office, its interface with the larger bureaucracy and gave a scorecard of the Buhari administration in the last four years. Excerpts: PT: How is coordinating the government’s bureaucracy and overseeing 22 agencies, under your watch? Mustapha: One of the responsibilities of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation,…

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AFTER 4 YEARS IN WHICH THE NUMBER OF NIGERIANS IN POVERTY LEVEL DOUBLED, BUHARI PROMISES TO TAKE 100MIL OUT OF POVERTY IN 10 YEARS

After spending four years in power during which millions of Nigerians fell into poverty level, the Nigerian President made a promise which even he himself would find hard to believe today. President Muhammadu Buhari  promised the APC government will take 100 million Nigerians from poverty to prosperity in the next 10 years. Buhari disclosed this in his opening speech at the inaugural June 12, Democracy Day celebration on Wednesday in Abuja. The President said that his administration would ensure rapid and positive growth in the economy to move Nigeria away…

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17- YR OLD GIRL COMMITS SUICIDE IN KANO OVER MUM’S DIVORCE

By Tijjani Ibrahim A 17-year-old girl, Sadiya Shehu of Tudun Murtala quarters, Nasarawa Local Government Area of Kano State has committed suicide on Monday over a misunderstanding between her parents that led to divorce of her mother. She died as a result of consuming insecticide locally known as pia-pia kept in her mother’s room for the purpose of repelling mosquitoes and other insects. When our reporter visited the family house of the deceased, sympathisers were seen trooping to the house to condole the bereaved family. It was observed that the…

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POLITICAL, RELIGIOUS LEADERS FUELING INSECURITY SAYS BUHARI

President Muhammadu Buhari says most instances of inter-communal and inter-religious strife and violence were and are still being sponsored or incited by ethnic, political or religious leaders. The President, who stated this in his Democracy Day address on Wednesday in Abuja, said that the leaders were hoping to benefit by “exploiting our divisions and fault lines, thereby weakening our country’’. He noted that in spite of activities of the saboteurs, his government had remained focused in fulfilling the campaign promises in the areas of security, economy and fighting corruption. “When I took…

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FULANI HERDSMEN GIVES CONDITIONS FOR PEACE IN NORTHERN NIGERIA

Kulen Allah Cattle Rearers Association of Nigeria (KACRAN), a Fulani group, has raised 11 points as conditions for the restoration of peace and stability in northern Nigeria and called for the implementation of these points for a prosperous country. A statement issued Wednesday in Damaturu by the National President of the association, Khalil Mohammed Bello, said the continued escalation of violence in the north was as a result of the failure of state governors to develop and harness the abundant natural and human resources endowments of their respective states. The…

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THIS WOMAN WAS ARRESTED FOR FEEDING HER STEPDAUGHTER WITH FOOD MIXED WITH MENSTRUAL BLOOD, SEE PIX

Police in Mukono, Uganda have arrested a woman accused of forcefully feeding her teenage step daughter food mixed with her menstrual blood. Annet Namata’s husband, Unusu Lungu in an interview with Observer, said that he learnt about the shocking incident from his neighbours who intervened to save the teenager’s life when they saw her vomiting on the veranda after the suspect had left to go and trap grasshoppers. He says the curious residents asked the teenager what had happened but she couldn’t speak and instead pointed at a plate of…

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DELTA SENATOR NWAOBOSHI FACES LIFE IN PRISON AS OBONO-OBLAH INSISTS ON PROSECUTION

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel (SPIP) for recovery of public property has forwarded the case file of Senator Peter Nwaoboshi (Delta North) to the Director of Public Prosecutions of the Federation (DPPF) for prosecution. In a letter accompanying the case file, the SPIP said it forwarded the case to the DPPF for further handling in furtherance of the inter-agency and collaborative efforts of Federal Government’s agencies involved in the anti-corruption war. “I am directed to forward to you above named case file for further action,” Dr. Celcius Ukpong wrote on…

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ACTRESS HALIMA ABUBAKAR MARKS 34TH BIRTHDAY IN SEE-THROUGH DRESS

Popular and Kanywood controversial actress, Halima Abubakar turned 34 years old today. And in celebrating her new age , the curvaceous actress took to her instagram page to share mind blowing photos , rocking a black see through sheer outfit. She captioned one of the photos, saying Happy birthday to me ��������� ������������������������+1. Abubakar was born in Kano but is a descent of Kogi. She attended Ideal primary school in Kano[7] then studied Sociology at Bayero University, Kano. In October 2018, Abubakar revealed that she was still a virgin, She…

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NIGERIA WORSE OFF NOW THAN IN 1993 SAYS MKO ABIOLA’S SON

MKO Abiola’s son, Abdulmumuni who spoke ahead of the June 12 celebration, stated that Nigeria is worse off than in 1993.  The late politician’s son who bemoaned the lack of progress in the country since 1993, also lamented that the education and health sectors had collapsed. MKO Abiola’s son who spoke about the June 12 celebration which recently became the country’s official Democracy Day, replacing May 29, stated that it should be a day of national sober reflection for Nigerians as Nigeria is worse off than in 1993. Speaking at…

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