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Buhari travels to Daura for Sallah celebration

The President, Muhammadu Buhari, has travelled to his hometown Daura, Katsina State, ahead of the Sallah celebrations.

Buhari presides over first FEC meeting in three months

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the federal executive council (FEC) meeting.

Buhari splashes millions on victorious D’Tigress

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday announced cash reward of N1 million each for members of the national women’s basketball team, D’Tigress for winning the 2017 Afrobasket tournament in Mali.

Fed govt to decongest prisons within 2 years

Mr Abubakar Malami, the Attorney-General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice (SAN), says the Federal Government is setting up a system that will help to decongest prisons across the country within the next two years.

Fed govt to decide on ASUU’s demands as union shuns meeting

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, who gave this indication in an interview with journalists on Tuesday, said the university lecturers had deliberated on the offers made to them by the government at a meeting on August 17.

Buhari receives new Afrobasket champions D’Tigress today

President Muhammadu Buhari will receive the victorious D’Tigress during Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting in Abuja, Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports, announced on Tuesday.

Naira devaluation is a risk to Nigeria’s external debt – PwC

PricewaterhouseCoopers, one of the big four consulting firms in the world, says a devaluation of the Nigerian naira will be a key risk to the sustainability of the country’s foreign debt.

NLC confirms submission of nominees for minimum wage committee

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) says it has submitted the names of its nominees for the 29 man-committee for the negotiation of the new National Minimum Wage.

EFCC probes 20 ex-NPA officials over alleged $20m bribe

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has launched investigation on how $20million was wired into the accounts of shell companies and fronts of some former officials of the Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA).

My agitation brought Buhari back home – Fayose

Governor of Ekiti State and loudest opposition voice to President Muhammadu Buhari's government, Ayodele Fayose, has said that his agitation and revelation about what had happened to the President was responsible for 'the return of President Buhari last Saturday.

No law makes FEC meeting weekly – Adesina

The Special Adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has stated that there is no law that requires the holding of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting every week.

Only Buhari will decide fate of Lawal, Oke – Osinbajo

Only President Muhammadu Buhari will determine the fate of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayo Oke, suspended over sundry allegations leveled against them.

Presidential mis-communication, Aso Rock rodents and other matters

I do not know how far the outright incompetent communication at Nigeria’s Presidency would get before the people speak up to its inappropriateness.

Buhari puts off FEC, to receive report on suspended SGF, NIA chief

The weekly meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will not hold Wednesday, according to President Muhammadu Buhari’s spokesperson, Femi Adesina.

I’m pleased to be home – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is pleased to be back in the country among his “brothers and sisters” after his medical vacation in London.

Fed govt orders use of ID card for Abuja-Kaduna train ticket

The Minister of Transport, Rt. Hon. Rotimi Amaechi, has directed that every prospective train passenger must present identity cards before obtaining tickets at ticket sales points.

Osinbajo directs police chief to commence community policing

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has announced that the Nigeria Police would now commence the implementation of a Community Policing Programme in a bid to shore up protection of life and security in the country.

Fed govt stops seven varsities from running management courses

The Federal Government has asked seven federal universities of Agriculture and Technology to stop running Management courses and focus on their core mandate.

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Kano fire service receives 11 false alarms in two weeks

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Disbanded OYSEIC members sue Oyo governor

The Chairman and members of the Oyo State Independent Electoral Commission (OYSIEC) have sued Oyo State Governor Seyi Makinde over the dissolution of the Commission.