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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.
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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.
A lawyer walks through the compound at the Federal High Court in Ikoyi district in Lagos, Nigeria, May 8, 2018. REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye

Lawyers appeal judgment on Executive Order 6

Two Abuja based legal practitioners, Ikenga Imo Ugochinyere and Kenneth Udeze, have gone to the Court of Appeal to challenge the October 11 order of Justice Ijeoma Ojukwu of the Federal High Court, Abuja, which held that the Executive Order 6 did not violate the right of citizens to own property.
PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS INTO LAW EXECUTIVE ORDER ON THE PRESERVATION OF SUSPICIOUS ASSETS CONNECTED WITH CORRUPTION AT THE STATE HOUSE IN ABUJA JULY 5 2018

Corruption: President Buhari has powers to issue executive order – minister

The Federal Government insisted on Monday that President Muhammadu Buhari had constitutional powers to issue and sign the recent Executive Order on Corruption cases.
PRESIDENT BUHARI SIGNS INTO LAW EXECUTIVE ORDER ON THE PRESERVATION OF SUSPICIOUS ASSETS CONNECTED WITH CORRUPTION AT THE STATE HOUSE IN ABUJA JULY 5 2018

Minister: Executive Order Six to affect 155 corruption cases involving N595 billion

The Federal Government says the Presidential Executive Order Number 6 of 2018 will have immediate effect on 155 high profile corruption cases involving over N595 billion.

Senate accuses President Buhari of human rights violations

The Senate has summoned the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, over alleged violations of human rights and consistent assault on the provisions of the 1999 Constitution by the Executive.

Don’t patronise unregistered IT firms – NITDA tells MDAs

The National Information Technology Development Agency (NITDA) has advised Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs), to avoid using the services of unregistered companies on Information Technology (IT) projects.

Federal government to remove VAT on residential properties, amends company income tax law

The federal executive council has approved two executive orders and five amendment bills to remove value-added tax on residential properties and amend the company income tax law.

FEC approves N1.6 billion to procure 68 vehicles customs

The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sum of N1,550,187,713.00 for the procurement of 68 brand new Ford Pick up operational vehicles for Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).

The real price of “Change The Change” campaign [II]

On Tuesday, May 29, 2018, the Buhari/Osinbajo led government will clock three years in office. With elections less than a year ahead, this period of people-oriented governance has been a great success. The administration has fared very well in various policy fronts. There is a long list of achievements to flaunt.

NSC boss tasks shipping lines on govt directives on trade

Mr Hassan Bello, the Executive Secretary, Nigerian Shippers’ Council (NSC), has urged terminal operators to comply with the Presidential Directive on Ease of Doing Business to make Nigerian ports more attractive to shippers.

Federal govt assures citizens fair deal

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it would continue to implement policies to drive socio-economic growth and prosperity of the country.

Federal govt tasks permanent secretaries on 100% implementation of budget

The Federal Government has implored the Permanent Secretaries in the civil service to strive at achieving 100 percent budget implementation by resisting attempts to subvert extant rules and regulations.

LCCI predicts 4 per cent GDP growth for 2018

The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has predicted a Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate of between three and four per cent for 2018.

Labour urges federal govt to stop funding DISCOs

Organised Labour has advised the Federal Government to stop any plan to further give monies to privately-owned Electricity Distribution Companies, DISCOs, in Nigeria.

Senator Ekweremadu advocates Visa free regime among Commonwealth nations

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has called for a visa-free regime among the Commonwealth member states.

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NLC: N30,000 minimum wage must be paid before 2019 elections

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Atiku Abubakar: Why I shunned the 2019 elections peace pact signing

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, Atiku Abubakar, said he did not attend the signing of a peace pact for 2019 presidential elections in Abuja because he “did not receive any formal invitation.”
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EFCC detains ex-Skye Bank chief Tunde Ayeni for alleged fraud

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission has detained a former Chairman of Skye Bank Plc (Now Polaris Bank), Mr. Tunde Ayeni, for fraud.

VON chief, others call on mainstream media to counter fake news

The Director-General, Voice of Nigeria, (VON), Mr Osita Okechukwu, has called on mainstream media organisations in the country to establish ‘Social Media Desks’ that would track and counter fake news disseminated on social fora.

Plateau PDP accuses APC of buying voters cards

The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Plateau State has accused the All Progressives Congress (APC) of buying voters cards especially in the PDP strongholds as part of its plan to win 2019 election at all levels even as the governor stated that PDP was merely playing to the gallery and engaging in diversionary tactics to misinform and mislead the public.