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Nigeria’s Vice president Yemi Osinbajo has debunked rumours stating he has resigned his position as the nation’s vice president.

VP Osinbajo presides over FEC

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FCT minister defends demolition of Caramelo night club

Minister of Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, has explained why the authorities demolished controversial Caramelo Night Club in Abuja.
The Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC) says, it will test run the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line early February.

FEC approves N1.8 billion for rehabilitation of railway village, N2.6 billion for FCT contracts

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Thursday approved N1.8 billion for the reconstruction and rehabilitation of buildings of railway village in Agbo, Delta.

Minister: Demolished Caramelo now government property

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, says the demolished Caramelo Lounge, a popular strip club, located at N0 630, TOS Benson Crescent, Utako District Abuja, has now become government property.
Fulani elders have distanced themselves from Miyetti Allah Kautal Hore president, Alhaji Bello Bodejo, for attacking All Progressives Congress (APC) stalwart Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, over 2023 presidency.

June 12 Democracy Day excites Asiwaju Tinubu

Asiwaju Ahmed Bola Tinubu, National Leader of ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), is excited over plans to celebrate June 12 as democracy day.

Minister: Why President Buhari’s May 29 inauguration will be low key

The Federal Government said President Muhammadu Buhari’s inauguration for a second term on May 29 will be low-key and that a number of events slated for the inauguration will be held on June 12.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari: Conditions of poor Nigerians, Almajiris upset me

President Muhammadu Buhari has frowned at the inability of the Nigerian elites to address the welfare and educational needs of the less-privileged members of the society.
President Muhammadu Buhari has called on Nigerians to pray for him while they try to understand his intentions for the country. He also admonished them to give him more time.-2

President Buhari’s second term inauguration holds June 12 Democracy Day

President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term in office will be inaugurated on May 29, with low-key ceremony, the Federal government has said.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

2018 flood: NEMA to distribute N27.5 billion to farmers in affected states

The National Emergency Management Agency’s (NEMA) has confirmed that it would commence disbursement of N27.5bn Agricultural Intervention funds to farmers across the country who were affected by flood disasters of 2018.
Minister of Water Resources, Engr. Suleiman Adamu

Minister: Proprietors of shopping malls, petrol stations to provide public convenience

The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, says proprietors of petrol stations and shopping malls will soon get a directive to provide public convenience so as to discourage open defecation in and around their premises.
Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, yesterday said local medical institutions in the country absorb only about 20 per cent of medical doctors seeking opportunity for their residency programmes.

Minister Ngige insists Frank Kokori won’t head NSITF

Labour and Employment Minister, Dr Chris Ngige, vowed on Thursday never to allow a former labour leader, Mr Frank Kokori, to head the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund.
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President Buhari presides over 10-hour longest FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the longest meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in the history of his administration.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari: North East commission reward for massive vote for me

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday inaugurated the Governing Board of the North East Development Commission (NEDC), headed by Major General Paul Tarfa (retd) as chairman.
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FEC approves water projects, demolition equipment, others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved a number of contracts including a water project and the installation of 30 kilometers pipeline at the cost of N2.5 billion.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

FEC approves inauguration of ‘Clean Nigeria’ campaign

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the inauguration of `Clean Nigeria Campaign’ with the slogan; `Clean Nigeria, Use the Toilet’ as part of efforts toward making Nigeria Open Defecation Free by 2025.
Zainab Ahmed, minister of finance, says the federal government is working on a policy that will limit the number of children a woman can give birth to.

FEC okays N970.2 million for construction of Nigeria Customs barracks

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the sum of N970.2 million for the proving of residential accommodation for the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari inaugurates North-East Development Commission

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated the North-East Development Commission (NEDC).
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-7

FEC approves N169.74 billion for 10 road projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N169.74 billion for award of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 10 roads across the country.

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Man docked for cultism, possession of firearm

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