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Ahmed Idris Wase condemns Mangu attack, charges security agencies to be proactive

The Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives, Ahmed Idris Wase, has condemned the attack in Kulben village, Kombun District in Mangu Local Government Area of Plateau State.
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rep. Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos), has announced the demise of a former member of the house, Rep. Tony Okey. 7

Speaker Gbajabiamila, deputy mourn Fagen Gawo

Speaker of the House of Representatives Femi Gbajabiamila and his Deputy Ahmed Idris Wase have expressed shock over the sudden death of a member of the House, Muhammad Adamu Fagen Gawo.

IPPIS: Federal government assures university staff of efficiency

The Federal Government has assured all staff of Federal Universities that the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) will efficiently address all genuine concerns and peculiarities in the institutions.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

AGF: IPPIS will address all varsities’ official peculiarities

The Federal Government has assured all staff of Federal Universities that the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) will efficiently address all genuine concerns and peculiarities in the institutions.
Notwithstanding the revenue increase the Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, said it has achieved with the on-going partial border closure, exporters are counting their losses as countries within the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, sub-region have started rejecting Nigerian cargoes, apparently, as a form of retaliation against the land border closure.

Uproar in ECOWAS parliament over Nigeria’s border closure

There was uproar on the floor of ECOWAS parliament, yesterday, over Nigeria’s border closure policy as Nigeria hinged its decision on failure of Benin Republic to implement agreements.

Nigerian borders closure throws ECOWAS Parliament into rowdy session

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Parliament, today went in rowdy session over the closure of Nigeria’ borders.

Security votes: Court allows suit against President Buhari, National Assembly leaders to go ahead

Justice Ahmed Ramat Mohammed of the Federal High Court, Abuja has granted leave to the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to proceed with a suit against President Muhammadu Buhari and five others over their alleged failure to disclose details of allocations, disbursement and spending of an estimated N241.2 billion yearly security votes for the twenty year period between 1999 and 2019.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Discos: NEC raise panel to review ownership structure

The National Economic Council on Thursday revolved to review the status of the ownership structure of power distribution companies in the country.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

NEC approves additional $250 million for investment funds

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, approved additional investment of $250 million into the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N702.058 billion for October

The Federal government, States and Local government Councils on Wednesday shared a total of N702.058 billion to the three tiers of government for the month of October 2019.

Newly promoted senior Nigerian Air Force officers — full list

According to a statement on Sunday from NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, the affected senior officers comprise 13 Air Commodores (Air Cdres) who were promoted to the rank of Air Vice Marshal (AVM), 35 Group Captains (Gp Capts) who were promoted to the rank of Air Cdre and 51 Wing Commanders (Wg Cdrs) promoted to the rank of Gp Capt.
The Director General of the International Labour Organization, ILO, Mr. Guy Ryder has commended Nigeria for the labour friendly disposition of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration.

SERAP sues President Buhari, National Assembly leadership over security votes

A rights group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) is seeking an answer and has sued President Muhammadu Buhari, Senate President Ahmed Lawan, and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, asking the Federal High court to order them disclose details of allocations.

NAF promotes 11 AVMs, 35 Air Commodores, 51 Group Captains

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the promotion 99 officers comprising 11 Air Vice Marshalls, 35 Air Commodores and 51 Group Captains.

ASUU, National Assembly leadership meet today over payroll system controversy

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, will on Monday (today) meet with the leadership of the National Assembly as part of its battle against the controversial Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System.

ASUU: IPPIS meant to escalate corruption by elements in government

The Academic Staff Union of the Universities, ASUU, has fired back at the Federal Government that the intention of the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System, IPPIS is to centralises payroll and escape corruption by some elements in government rather than reducing it.

IPPIS: ASUU berates accountant-general for criticising union’s position

The last may not have been heard over the controversy on the Integrated Payroll and Personal Information System (IPPIS) between the federal government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), as the union wednesday came hard on the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF), Ahmed Idris, calling on him to deal with corruption issues in his office rather than describing the union as endorsing corruption.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government, states, local councils share N693.529 billion for September

The Federal Government, 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory and 774 local government areas shared N693.529 billion as of September allocation disbursed by the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC).
Chris Ngige

Minimum Wage: Federal government, labour leaders meet over consequential adjustment

Chris Ngige, Minister of Labour and Employment, on Wednesday met separately with members of the Joint National Public Service Negotiating Council; the leadership of Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC), and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) over the impasse arising from consequential adjustment of the national minimum wage.

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Some communities in Sokoto State on Sunday organised special prayer sessions ahead of Monday Supreme Court judgment for the success of the state and Gov. Aminu Tambuwal.
The U.S. killed Iranian general, Qassem Soleimani, in a “defensive action,” the Pentagon says.

Cleric urges UN to douse tension on US-Iran hostility

The general overseer of the Christian Youth Evangelistic Ministry, Prophet Kehinde Ola has urged world bodies to intervene in the global feud between Iran and the United States of America (USA).
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Expert: Kano records 5.8 percent modern contraceptive use

An expert on reproductive health, Habib Sadauki, disclosed this on Thursday at high consultative meeting on family planning in the state.

Aero Contractors expands routes, increases flight frequency

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PDP condemns APC’s defense of Imo guber judgement

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the appeal of the All Progressive Congress and its candidate, Ahmed Aliyu, challenging Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) as governor of Sokoto State.