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Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Presidency shuts FEC venue as Buhari performs normal presidential duties

The Presidency has temporarily locked up the State House Council Chamber, the venue of the hitherto weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC).
The Bauchi state governor, Sen. Bala Mohammed, on Friday, inaugurated the newly appointed 20 commissioners as members of the State Executive Council (SEC).

Bauchi shuts down schools

All public and private schools in the Bauchi State have been asked to shut down as the government takes measures in preventing the spread of coronavirus, known as Covid-19 and Lassa Fever in the state.
Bala Muhammad

Bauchi governor to arrest, prosecute predecessors over looting of state resources

Bauchi State Gover­nor, Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed, has ex­pressed concern over mismanagement of the state’s resources by previous admin­istrations of Mohammed Abu­bakar and Isa Yuguda, who allegedly looted assets and properties worth over a trillion naira.
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Coronavirus: NIDO urges Nigerians to heed federal government, Chinese authorities’ advice

Coordinator of Nigerians in Diaspora Organisation, NIDO, in Guandong Province, China, Mr. Festus Mbisiogu, has urged Nigerians to heed the advice of the Federal Government against travelling to China, saying it is in the interest of all.

Sokoto government approves new minimum wage

Sokoto State Executive Council has approved the full implementation of national new Minimum Wage and consequential adjustment to state civil servants.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Lagos governor thumbs up improved security situation

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has said that the security situation in the country has improved tremendously just as he argued that there has been a significant reduction in the proliferation of small arms in the country.
Abdullahi Umar Ganduje

Kano governor signs 2020 appropriation bill into law

Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano, on Wednesday, assented to 2020 Appropriation Bill passed by the Kano State House of Assembly into law.
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.
Zainab Ahmed, the minister of finance, budget and national planning, says state and local governments share some of the responsibility to fix roads in Nigeria.

Minister: Border closure contributes to rising inflation

The Federal Government has said that closure of the nation’s borders has contributed to the rising inflation.
Power

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.
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President Buhari presides over FEC meeting — video

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting at the Council Chamber Presidential Villa Abuja.

South East governors urges President Buhari to declare emergency on roads, erosion

The governors of the South East and leaders from the zone on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari and asked for a special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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South East governors, others demand special fund for Enugu airport

South-East governors and leaders from the zone on Thursday demanded for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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Presidency: President Buhari presents 2020 budget proposal to National Assembly today

The Presidency says President Muhammadu Buhari is set to present the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly on Tuesday.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari chairs 2020 budget extra-ordinary FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday chaired an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

President Buhari explains why he created police affairs ministry

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday met, behind closed doors, with the Northern Traditional rulers led by the Sultan of Sokoto, His Eminence, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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, Ogun leaders meet in Aso Rock

Also at the meeting are Segun Awolowo, traditional rulers and members of the National Assembly from the state and the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari, academics meet in Aso Rock

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday met with members of the Progressive in Academics (Pro-Acad) at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

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