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Federal government’s proposed plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty realistic –...

Despite doubts on the Federal Government’s plan to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next ten years, Minister of Special Duties and Intergovernmental Affairs, Senator George Akume, said it is realistic.
Ambassador of the Peoples Republic of Korea, His Excellency, Lee In-tae

Nigeria has all it takes for development – South Korean envoy

The Republic of South Korea Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Lee In-Tae, says Nigeria possesses a capacity for technology and agriculture development among other industrial sectors which could create jobs for its citizens.g
Emmanuel Orker-Jev

Senator Orker Jev: I’ll not fight Governor Ortom on senatorial seat

The Senator representing Benue North-West Senatorial District, Orker Jev, on Monday said he would not fight Governor Samuel Ortom over the senatorial seat in 2023.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Benue APC accuses tribunal justices of frustrating appeals

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue state has raised the alarm that the National/State Assemblies election petitions tribunal is frustrating her members in respect of whose petitions judgment have been delivered by the honourable tribunal from proceeding on appeal against the judgements.
At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.

New cabinet and imperative of delivering on mandates

At the 2-day presidential retreat that preceded the inauguration of new ministers, President Muhammadu Buhari apprised the appointees on the enormity of the tasks ahead.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari inaugurates new cabinet, retains petroleum minister position

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday swore in the 43 appointed ministers at the Federal Executive Council Chambers, Presidential Villa, Abuja. Buhari who announced the portfolio of each minister shortly after they were sworn in, urged...
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

President Buhari’s ministers and portfolios — full list

Ministers designate in Aso Rock for inauguration

Ministers designate have arrived the forecourt of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Two buses conveyed them from Transcorp hotel, Abuja to the Villa around 10.25am.
The Governor of Benue State, Samuel Ortom, has shared his experience on how the General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Pastor Enoch Adeboye, ensured he emerged victorious at the 2015 governorship election in his state.

Governor Ortom: I will work with Senator Akume for Benue’s development

There are strong indications that the feud between Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State and his estranged godfather, Senator George Akume, will soon be a thing of the past following the governor’s expressed desire to work with the latter.
Senate President Ahmad Lawan presiding over the second plenary of the 9th Senate having been inaugurated on Tuesday, the 11th Of June, 20198

Full list of 43 ministers cleared by Senate

The president had on Monday, last week, sent the list to the Senate for screening and confirmation. The upper chamber duly suspended its recess for the exercise.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

Senate concludes ministerial screening with Lai Mohammed

Senate ended the screening of ministerial nominees sent in by President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday with the immediate past Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed.

PDP asks Senate to submit ministerial list to EFCC

Nigeria’s main opposition party, the PDP, has urged the Senate to further give credibility to its ministerial screening by sending the names of the nominees to the anti-graft agency, EFCC.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

List of ministerial nominees screened so far

List of ministerial nominees screened so far
Senate President Ahmed Lawan

List of ministerial nominees screened so far

List of ministerial nominees screened so far
Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio: I’m ready to assist President Buhari to take Nigeria to next level

Sen. Godswill Akpabio, ministerial nominee, says he is ready to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to take the country to the next level.
Senator Godswill Akpabio

Senator Akpabio expresses willingness to work with President Buhari

Sen. Godswill Akpabio, ministerial nominee, says he is ready to work with President Muhammadu Buhari to take the country to the next level.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday met behind closed doors with the Liberian President, George Weah.

Full list of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees

Full list of President Buhari’s ministerial nominees
Ahmad Lawan, majority leader of the senate, says the national assembly will not become President Muhammadu Buhari’s “rubber stamp” if he is elected senate president.

Buhari names Senator Saraki as minister

President Muhammadu Buhari has named Senator Gbemisola Saraki, sister to former Senate President, Bukola Saraki as one of his 43 nominated ministers.

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Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets would be on Hungary’s Andras Nemeth when both teams clash in the opening match of group B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.

Golden Eaglets cautioned against Hungary danger man Nemeth ahead group opener

Nigeria’s Golden Eaglets would be on Hungary’s Andras Nemeth when both teams clash in the opening match of group B of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in Brazil.
The President of the Senate, Dr Ahmad Lawan has described insinuations that he is a rubber stamp to the Executive as “sentimental and laughable”.

Senate President opens public hearing on 2020 budget

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Wednesday declared open a two-day public hearing on the 2020 budget which was presented to the National Assembly early this month.
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has sealed a filling station in Katsina State, north-western Nigeria.

DPR: 83 drums of lubricant seized from illegal processors in Sokoto

The Department of Petroleum Resources said it has uncovered an illegal engine oil processing plant in Sokoto.
The governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State, Chief David Lyon, sends his heartfelt thanks to party members for their overwhelming support for his candidature during the primary election on September 4 in Yenagoa.

Fireworks over alleged Bayelsa APC candidate’s failure to declare assets

A group, People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Integrity Group has expressed worry over the reluctance of the Code of Code Bureau (CCB) to proceed with the investigation of the allegation of non-declaration of assets by the PDP governorship candidate in Bayelsa, Senator Douye Diri.
The Controller of the Nasarawa State Command of the Nigeria Correctional Service, Emmanuel Okoro, on Thursday refuted reports by a section of the media which claimed there was a jail break at the Keffi Old Prison.

75,000 inmates currently in Nigeria’s correctional facilities – minister

The Minister of Interior Rauf Aregbesola, on Wednesday disclosed that there are 75, 000 inmates currently in the country’s correctional facilities.