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Presidency apologises for errors in board members list

The Buhari presidency has acknowledged and apologised for the errors made in listing late Senator Francis Okpozu and two others among chairmen and members of boards of government agencies and parastatals.

Life outside Nigeria not necessarily better than life in Nigeria – House of Reps

In a bid to halt a brewing crisis in the Niger Delta region arising from an alleged tenure elongation of the current members of the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, the House of Representatives has asked the Federal Government to adhere to the provisions of the Act establishing the body.

Senate probes failure to reinstate sacked NDPHC manager, despite President Buhari’s directive

The Senate has mandated its Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Public Petitions to probe the failure to reinstate the sacked General Manager (Audit and Compliance) of the Niger Delta Power Holding Company (NDPHC), Mrs. Maryam Danna Mohammed; over a year after President Muhammadu Buhari ordered that she be reinstated.

PMB: Just like the mills of the gods

There is a saying bequeathed to mankind by the Greek physician/philosopher, Sextus Empiricus, who lived in Alexandria and Athens in the 3rd Century. It goes thus: “The mills of the gods grind slowly, but they grind exceedingly fine.”

EFCC raises panel to grill sacked SGF Babachir Lawal, seven others

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has positioned five of its top detectives to investigate allegations against ex-Secretary to the Government of the Federation Babachir David Lawal.

Wanted ex-pension chief Abdulrasheed Maina alleges £6m pension loot in London accounts

The embattled former Chairman of the Pension Reform Task Team (PRTT), Abdulrasheed Maina, said yesterday that he was being hunted for stopping N5.32 billion allegedly being stolen monthly in the office of the Head of Service (HoS) and Police Pension office.

Senate vows to expose more corrupt Nigerians

The Senate Tuesday vowed to expose more corrupt Nigerians following the sack of former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal, and National Intelligence Agency (NIA) Director General, Ayo Oke.

President Buhari silent on prosecution of sacked SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA chief Ayodele Oke

Two months after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, submitted the panel report on suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal, and Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sacked them.

President Buhari appoints NIWA chief Boss Mustapha as new SGF

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Mr. Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

President Buhari sacks suspected SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA chief Ayodele Oke

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir David Lawal, and appointed Mr. Boss Mustapha as the new Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

2019: Atiku’s supporters endorse President Buhari, Governor Bindow re-election

Prominent supporters of former Vice President Atiku Abubakar and some stakeholders in the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Adamawa State have passed a vote of confidence on President Muhammadu Buhari and Governor Muhammadu Jibrila Bindow, urging them to run for a second term.

ADP urges President Buhari to clear air on $25bn NNPC contract

One of the newly registered political parties in the country, Action Democratic Party (ADP), has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to clear his name over the controversies surrounding $25 billion contract award scandal at the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC).

Arewa CF asks President Buhari to act on SGF, Ikoyi cash report

The National President of the AYF, Mr. Gambo Gujungu, while expressing the group’s dismay over the inability of the Presidency to act on the panel’s report, knocked President Buhari for his lacklustre performance in office.

2019: Adamawa APC pledges to buy nomination form for President Buhari

The All Progressives Congress, APC, chapter has reaffirmed its confidence in the leadership of President Muhammadu Buhari for pioneering the affairs of the country.

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Ex-President Obasanjo rejects Buhari’s re-election bid

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