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President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the nation’s security chiefs to recover all areas being occupied by insurgents, bandits and kidnappers across the country.
The National Security Adviser (NSA), Major General Babagana Monguno (rtd), disclosed this on Tuesday while briefing State House correspondents after a meeting of National Security Council at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Nigerian government approves N26.7 billion contracts in communication, water, information ministries
Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, the Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Isa Pantami, disclosed that the council approved about N8.98 billion for a new National ICT park in the FCT to coordinate public and private ICT hubs in the country.
The Federal Executive Council has approved about N2billion for the procurement of surveillance equipment for some airports and inland waterways in the country.
Physically present at the meeting are Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff to the President, Prof. Ibrahim Gambari and the National Security Adviser, NSA, Maj. Gen. Babagana Mongunu (retd) as well as seven ministers.
President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday met with the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday approved the National Quality Policy to stop rejection of Nigerian goods exported out of the country.
Worried by the unending activities of the armed bandits in the state which has claimed hundreds of lives and rendered thousands homeless, the Niger state Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello has advocated for a stiffer penalty for both the bandits, kidnappers and their informants.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently participating in the 58th Ordinary Session of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of ECOWAS at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the first Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting for the year 2021 at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Borno State Governor, Prof. Babagana Zulum, yesterday signed into law the 2021 Appropriation Bill passed by the state House of Assembly.
The minister said this Wednesday, December 16, 2020, during the 28th Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja presided over by the Vice President, Prof Yemi Osinbajo.
President Muhammadu Buhari has linked up with the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, holding in the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja, from his home Daura in Katsina State.
Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja, Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, said he presented a memorandum from the ministry for two contracts worth N50.858 billion which was approved.
President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the 27th virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja.
The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, has approved N21.9 billion for the rehabilitation and repairs of roads in Yobe, Edo and Taraba States.
The Police Command in Cross River has confirmed that two officers were killed, on Wednesday, by unknown gunmen in Obubra Local Government Area.
The leadership of Cattle and Foodstuff dealers under the aegis of Amalgamated Union of Foodstuff and Cattle Dealers of Nigeria (AUFCDN) has agreed to end the blockade of supplies to the south.
The Yaba Chief Magistrates’ Court, Lagos, on Wednesday ordered the remand of Kamolideen Baale, 28, and Tunde Tawa, 26, over the alleged kidnapping of their neighbour’s five-year-old boy.
A Karu Grade I Area Court on Wednesday, ordered a 25-year-old tailor, Yesmin Abdullahi, to sweep the court premises for two weeks for stealing a pack of Milo, chocolate malt beverage.
Some gunmen suspected to be bandits have abducted the sister in-law and brother of the Commissioner for Youth and Sport Development in Sokoto state, Bashir Gorau.
The African Union is backing calls for drugmakers to waive some intellectual property rights on Covid-19 medicines and vaccines to speed up their rollout to poor countries, the head of its disease control body said on Thursday.
The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) says the power sector has recorded an all-time national peak of 5,615.40MW.
The Dutch parliament on Thursday passed a non-binding motion saying that the treatment of the Uighur Muslim minority in China amounts to genocide, the first such move by a European country.
Salesforce.com on Thursday forecast full-year profit that was below market expectations, sending the shares of the online software company down 3.9% in extended trading.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr Godwin Emefiele, said Dangote Refinery would buy Nigeria’s crude oil in Naira and also sell petrol to Nigeria in naira when it commences production.