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Ministerial list: BYO hails President Buhari for bringing new hands

The Buhari Youth Organisation (BYO), Lagos State Chapter, on Wednesday applauded President Muhammadu Buhari for replacing most of his first-term cabinet members with new hands.

Federal government declares May 29 public holiday

The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 29, as work-free day to mark the 2019 presidential inauguration.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari restates commitment to economy, security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja restated the commitment of his administration to revitalise the nation’s economy, tackle insecurity and eliminate corruption.

Board promotes 18,954 immigration, civil defence, prisons and fire service personnel

The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) has promoted 18, 954 personnel of the four departments.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari, ministers in valedictory FEC session today

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: How West Africa can succeed in battle against criminals, criminality

President Muhammadu Buhari, Thursday, said for countries in the West African sub region to successfully tackle criminalities confronting them, security heads of member states must not only begin to share their experiences but also re-assess as well as harmonise crime control and operations in their respective countries.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari tasks ECOWAS security chiefs on crime control strategies

President Muhammadu Buhari has charged ECOWAS security chiefs to share their experiences, re-assess and harmonise crime control and operations in their various countries.
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INEC withdraws return certificate from President Buhari’s ex-aide

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Monday issued a Certificate of Return for the House of Representatives seat in Sumaila/Takai Federal Constituency of Kano to Shamsuddeen Dambazau, son of the Minister of Interior Abdulrahman Dambazau.

16,000 persons displaced by bandits in Zamfara council

More than 16,000 persons have been displaced in Anka while trying to escape from bandits’ attacks.

Minister: We met Miyetti Allah but gave no money

The federal government did not give Miyetti Allah Cattle Breeders Association money during its recent meeting with the group in Birnin Kebbi, the Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, said on Monday.

Insecurity: Federal government delegation meets leaders of Miyatti Allah

The Federal Government delegation on Friday met with the national leaders of Miyatti Allah Cattle Breeders Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) as part of efforts to curtail security challenges in the country.
Nigeria’s Internal Affairs Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazau has commended members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) for their partnership with the Nigeria Police to fight crimes and criminality in the country.

Minister lauds PCRC’s efforts in crime fighting

Nigeria’s Internal Affairs Minister, Abdulrahman Dambazau, has commended members of the Police Community Relations Committee (PCRC) for their partnership with the Nigeria Police to fight crimes and criminality in the country.
Interior Minister Abdulrahman Dambazau

Workers Day: Federal government declares May 1 public holiday

The federal government has declared Wednesday, May 1, as a public holiday to celebrate the 2019 Workers’ Day.

Federal government to launch special security outfit to defend farmers

The Federal government is set to launch a new civil defence outfit called ‘Agro-Rangers’ which will guard farmers and allied investments and facilities across the country.
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Easter: Federal government declares Friday, Monday public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 19 and Monday, April 22, Public Holidays to mark the 2019 Easter celebration.
The acting Inspector-General of Police, Muhammed Adamu, who disclosed this when he addressed State House correspondents in Abuja on Sunday, said the order was part of measures to check banditry in the state.

Federal government, Interpol sign MoU on police information system

The Federal Government, and International Criminal Police Organisation (INTERPOL) on Tuesday, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on data and information sharing under West African Police Information System (WAPIS) platform.

Interior minister decorates new fire service chief

The Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau, on Tuesday decorated, Liman Ibrahim, newly appointed Controller-General (CG), Federal Fire Service (FFS).
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President Buhari in N’DJamena for CED SAD meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived N’Djamena to participate in the Extraordinary Session of the Conference of Heads of State and Government of the Community of Sahel-Saharan States (CEN-SAD).

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Stock prices rise to two-month high

Following the inauguration and allocation of portfolios to federal cabinet members by President Muhammadu Buhari, the Nigerian Stock Exchange, NSE, yesterday, recorded its highest rally in two months. The benchmark index, All-Share Index, went up by 1.01 percent.
Kano Pillars have unveiled their 18-man travelling squad for Sunday’s Caf Champions League second leg preliminary round tie away to Asante Kotoko.

CafCL: Gambo Muhammad dropped as Pillars name squad to face Kotoko

Kano Pillars have unveiled their 18-man travelling squad for Sunday’s Caf Champions League second leg preliminary round tie away to Asante Kotoko.
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UN: Malaysia ‘vastly undercounting poverty’

A United Nations human rights expert on Friday accused Malaysia of having “vastly undercounted poverty” by using an “unduly low poverty line” and by “excluding vulnerable populations from its official figures.”
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VP Osinbajo presides as NEC meeting resumes following inauguration of cabinet

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

President Buhari: We won’t rest until we deliver on our commitments on education

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured Nigerians that his administration will not rest until it delivers on its commitments on quality education, including investing more resources in the sector and providing a conducive learning environment in the academia.