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Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike on Sunday monitored the demolition of two hotels for flouting the state’s lockdown order. 2

SERAP drags Governor Wike, Nigerian government to ECOWAS Court over ‘executive rascality’ in Rivers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has launched legal action against governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers state and the government of President Muhammadu Buhari at the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja over the “brutal crackdown, repression, and grave violations and abuses of the human rights of the people of Rivers State.”
Former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Chief Onueze Okocha (SAN)

Ex-NBA president backs demolition of hotels by Rivers governor

Contrary to the stand of some of other lawyers, a former President of the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, Chief Onueze Okocha (SAN) has declared support for Governor Nyesom Wike over the demolition of Prodest Hotel, Alode, Eleme and Etemeteh Hotel, Onne in Eleme Local Government Areas of Rivers State on Sunday.
Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike: Why I demolished hotels in Rivers

Governor Nyesom Wike has said he demolished two hotels in Eleme Local Government Area (LGA) of Rivers state and placed N5 million bounty on Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Youth Leader in the area for alleged breach of Covid-19 orders and “deadly attack” on a Task Force.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Lockdown: Five persons convicted, 33 others remanded in Rivers

Five persons have been convicted by a Port Harcourt Magistrate’s Court, Rivers State, for violating the provisions of the state’s Quarantine Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Other Infectious Diseases Regulations and Executive Orders.

Cross River governor issues executive orders on coronavirus response

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has issued Executive Orders in the state following the prevalence of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) infections in neighbouring Benue and Akwa Ibom.=
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana urges President Buhari to declare state of emergency on coronavirus

Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and human rights activist Femi Falana has made an appeal to President Muhammadu Buhari to issue a proclamation of a state of emergency over the rising spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country.
Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu

Christmas: Lagos governor grants clemency to nine prison inmates

Nine prison inmates awaiting death and others serving different jail terms got an unusual gift on Christmas day as Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, signed two Executive Orders, commuting death sentences of three to life imprisonment and setting six others free.

NCC urged to implement executive orders in contract awards

Isa Ali Ibrahim Pantami, the Minister of Communication and Digital Economy, has mandated the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to adhere strictly to the provisions of the Executive Orders 003 and 005 as contained in the presidential directives of May 1, 2017 and February 12, 2018 respectively, in awarding contracts in the sector.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
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: Our priority is to create more jobs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday in Abuja said that the priority of his administration “is to create as many jobs as possible.”
Determined to end the lingering unrest in Ado Local Government of Benue State, the caretaker committee chairman, Hon. James Ogaba Oche has declared war on kidnappers, robbers and criminals operating within the council.

Benue council chief declares war on kidnappers, robbers, cultists

Determined to end the lingering unrest in Ado Local Government of Benue State, the caretaker committee chairman, Hon. James Ogaba Oche, has declared war on kidnappers, robbers and criminals operating within the council.
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

Garba Shehu: Nobody can question President Buhari’s achievements

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, has said that nobody can question the achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari, arguing that they are there for everyone to see.

Lagos Chamber urges federal government to protect vulnerable sectors of the economy

The President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (LCCI), Mr. Babatunde Ruwase, has advised the federal government to ensure appropriate measures are put in place to protect vulnerable sectors of the economy and to ensure that there is effective enforcement of the rules of origin.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

PIB: I won’t rush to implement policy – Muhammadu Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari said on Thursday that he would not be stampeded into implementing oil industry policies despite challenges in the sector.
President Buhari participates at the African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit in Abuja on 9th Dec 2018-1

Muhammadu Buhari: TSA, BVN, Executive Orders aided anti-corruption war

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated his commitment to tame corruption, but he is worried that looters of the nation’s resources had continued to explore ways to compromise law enforcing institutions in a bid to pervert the course of justice.
President Buhari participates at the African Youth Congress against Corruption Summit in Abuja on 9th Dec 2018-6

Muhammadu Buhari launches anti-corruption training for African Union

President Muhammadu Buhari has launched the training for Anti-Corruption Agencies in the African Union where he told participants that the fight against corruption is a battle for the souls of the countries and it is one that must be won.

African Industrialisation Day: Economists proffer ways to economic growth

As Nigeria joins the rest of Africa to celebrate the African Industralisation Day, some economists said embracing technology, promoting local content and industralisation can foster the growth of the country’s economy.
MUHAMMADU BUHARI 1

Muhammadu Buhari: Nigeria too big, diverse to blindly sign agreements without understanding

“Nigeria is too big and too diverse to blindly sign agreements without understanding the consequences of such actions,” President Muhammadu Buhari said, Friday, in Abuja.

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