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President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-2

Ministers lobby for retention in next federal cabinet

Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.
Udoma Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning

Federal government to adjust 2019 budget to accommodate new minimum wage

The Federal Government would send request to the National Assembly for adjustments to the 2019 budget to reflect ways of sourcing funds to pay the new national minimum wage which was approved by the Senate.

EFCC seizes 46 houses from Goodluck Jonathan’s campaign director over alleged N68 billion fraud

A Federal High Court in Abuja has ordered the temporary forfeiture of 46 properties allegedly belonging to Dr. Ngozi Olojeme, the Deputy Chairman, Finance Committee of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation in the 2015 election.
Members of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria are currently picketing the Senate and House of Representatives chambers at the National Assembly.-6

National Assembly workers threaten to continue picketing

Legislative activities will again be paralysed next week if the demands of National Assembly workers under the auspices of Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria (PASAN) are not met till the resumption of plenary Tuesday.

Bayelsa government ready to pay N30, 000 minimum wage

The Bayelsa State Government has assured civil servants in the state of government’s willingness to pay the new minimum wage of N30,000.

NFF reconstitutes standing committees

The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) has reconstituted all its standing committees dissolved at the last meeting of the Executive Committee on Monday, 30th October 2017.

Amaju Pinnick dissolves NFF standing c’ttees, sets up anti-corruption unit

The committee also resolved to comply with government’s due process and procedures, and as a way of further entrenching accountability and transparency in the execution of its business approved the composition of an Anti-corruption and Transparency Unit in the NFF.

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Anti, pro-Bello supporters clash at APC secretariat

Two groups of protesters on Monday stormed the National Secretariat of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for and against Kogi state governor, Yahaya Bello.

Real Madrid move for Benjamin Mendy confirmed by France coach

The Lyon man has been heavily linked with a move to the Spanish capital after Los Blancos’ poor showing in 2018/19 and, speaking at to the press on Monday, Deschamps said that a €50 million (£45m/$57m) transfer has been agreed between the Ligue 1 club and Real.

National Assembly leadership: Endorsement of Senator Omo-Agege can cause disharmony within APC – Senator-elect Kalu

“Come tomorrow by the special grace of God and to the admiration of APC members and Nigerians at large, I will emerge as Deputy Senate President in the 9th National Assembly,” Kalu expressed optimism.
Rangers International Football Club of Enugu on Sunday hammered Star Plus FC of Ngwo 4-1 to reclaim the Enugu State FA Cup.

NPFL play-offs: Rangers rally back to hold Pillars

Kano Pillars maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League Championship play-offs following a 1-1 draw witj Enugu Rangers at the Agege Stadium Lagos on Monday.

Man arrested in Ogun for robbing Uber driver in Lagos

Ogun State police command said it had arrested one Philip Efosa for allegedly robbing a UBER driver of his vehicle in Lagos.