Buhari charges African Central Banks to block illicit outflow of funds from Africa

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  Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Thursday charged African Central Banks to halt the growing trend of laundering stolen funds, terrorism financing and illicit outflow of funds from the continent through the banking system. President Buhari was speaking here when … Read More

Buhari returns to Nigeria after medical treatment

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari returned home on Sunday from London, United Kingdom, after receiving medical treatment. President Buhari traveled to London on June 6 to rest and receive medical attention from an ear, nose and throat specialist, an official statement … Read More

President Buhari greets Wellington Jighere, Africa’s first World Scrabble Champion

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Abuja, Nigeria (PANA) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari called early Sunday Australia, to congratulate Wellington Jighere the first African and Nigerian to emerge World Scrabble Champion. Wellington Jighere, 36, defeated Lewis Mackay of Cambridge, England, by 448 points to 426 … Read More

Dismantle safe havens for corruption proceeds, Buhari tells world leaders

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New York, UN (PANA) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the international community to strengthen the mechanism aimed at dismantling safe havens for proceeds of corruption. President Buhari made the call in his address at the 70th General … Read More

Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari challenges African leaders to stop illegal migration to Europe

Johannesburg, South Africa (PANA) – Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has challenged African leaders to do everything possible to reverse the ‘ugly trend’ of African youths dying in droves while attempting to illegally migrate to Europe in search of ‘better life’. … Read More

Nigerian elections 2015: Opposition All Progressives Congress takes lead in presidential election

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Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) – With about 51 per cent of the results so far released as at Monday night, Nigeria’s main opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) has taken the lead from the ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the country’s … Read More