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Nigeria Breaking News Today, Thursday May 25, 2018



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This is a round-up of breaking news in Nigeria today, Thursday May 25, 2018.

NASS Will Send 2018 Budget To Buhari Friday – Saraki

Bukola Saraki, the President of the Nigerian Senate has announced that the National Assembly would send the harmonized 2018 Budget to President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday.

Saraki made this know at the Presidential villa with breaking his fast with President Muhammadu Buhari.

The two chambers of the National Assembly passed different figures on the budget last week.

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Reps Fail In Attempt To Override Buhari On Peace Corps Bill

The attempt by honourable members of the House of Representatives to override President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision not to sign the Peace Corps Bill establishment bill has failed.

Reports obtained by Naija News says members have just voted against the second reading of the bill during house sitting.

Speaker of the House Of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, had put the bill to a voice vote during Thursday’s plenary but it failed.

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Breakdown Of How Obasanjo’s $16Billion Power Deal Was Reportedly Spent

The drama between President Muhammadu Buhari and former presidentOlusegun Obasanjo over the 16billlion dollar (N1.2 trillion)  power fund continues as a report reveals that 27 companies  benefited from the deal.

The report made available by Nation Newspaper, revealed details of the investment in the National Integrated Power Project (NIPP).

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Okorocha Meets Buhari For The Second Time

President Muhammadu Buhari today met behind closed doors with Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha and former governor of Edo, Adams Oshiomhole, in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

According to the News Agency of Nigeria  Okorocha’s meeting with the President, lasted for about an hour

This is coming a few days after Gov. Okorocha  had met the President in his country home, Daura, Katsina State, where he had complained about the conduct of the ward congress of the All Progressives Congress in Imo.

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Soyinka Urges FG To Seek International Help On Killings

Nobel Laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka has called on the Federal Government to seek international assistance to help curb the spate of killings currently being carried out by Fulani herdsmen nationwide.

He warned that the the current killings should be treated as a cancer in the society not an ordinary disease.

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