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NITDA: e-Government can cut down cost of governance, eliminate corruption

The director general of National Information and Technology Development Agency, NITDA, Dr. Isa Ibrahim Pantami, says full implementation of e-Government and proper deployment of ICT tools can cut down the cost of governance, improve national economic growth; enhance access and quality of services as well as render public agencies more transparent and accountable.

Ex-President Obasanjo: Leaders who can’t give or get people to give must get out

In his continued campaign for improved governance in Nigeria, Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has adopted a new theory, which he tagged; “3Gs,” saying any leader at any level, who cannot give or get people to give, must be ready to get out of power.

Federal government inaugurates new website to bring governance closer to Nigerians

The Federal Government has inaugurated its upgraded website to encourage e-participation and bring governance closer to Nigerians.

Nigerians have lost confidence in you – Primate Okoh tells President Buhari

Primate of Anglican Church, Most Rev. Nicholas Okoh, on Friday, told President Muhammadu Buhari that larger percentage of Nigerians have lost confidence in his government.

President Buhari satisfied with US-Nigeria relationship

President Buhari, who congratulated the new Secretary of State on his appointment, recalled his past meeting with Pompeo, then as Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), and thanked him for the enormous support the US has extended to the Nigerian security and intelligence services.

General Nicholas: Wrong narratives undermining military operations against Boko Haram

The Theatre Commander, Operation Lafiya Dole, Maj-Gen. Rogers Nicholas, has lamented that a wrong narrative about the ongoing war on terror is undermining the operation and misrepresenting it in the public domain.

PDP faults Governor Aregbesola’s claims on Osun debt profile

The Osun State Chapter of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) has accused Governor Rauf Aregbesola of feeding the public with falsehoods concerning the true state of the state’s debt profile and outstanding projects, saying that the governor is not likely to meet his goals before leaving office in November.

Awujale urges federal government to stop herdsmen’s killings

A foremost traditional ruler and Awujale of Ijebuland, Oba Sikiru Adetona, has called on the Federal Government to end herdsmen killings in the country.

EU to continue partnership with Nigeria to promote democratic governance

The European Union (EU) Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, has pledged to continue to partner with Nigeria through multidimensional engagement, to promote democratic governance.

CSOs attack Senate, call for passage of 2018 budget

Some Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), including Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) on Wednesday, called on the National Assembly to pass the 2019 budget without further delay.

Minister hints at mandatory extra year of studies for graduates

The federal government may be considering a mandatory extra year of studies for Nigerian students before entering the labour market.

Don’t turn to propaganda poster boy – PDP tells VP Osinbajo

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo not to belittle his high office by allowing himself to be used as poster boy to bandy figures and make unsubstantiated statements against the opposition.

Speaker Dogara encourages youth participation in governance

The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, has challenged all youths to take full advantage of the ‘Not too young to run’ bill recently passed by the National Assembly with the aim of lowering the age requirements for elective offices in line with its commitment to youth participation in governance.

PDP: President Buhari’s re-election will further divide, impoverish Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Sunday said President Muhammadu Buhari’s quest for re-election will further divide and impoverish Nigerians if elected.

Senator Tinubu urges federal government to declare public holidays for collection of PVCs

Sen. Oluremi Tinubu, senator representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, on Sunday urged the Federal Government to declare public holidays for collection of Permanent Voter Cards (PVCs), ahead of the December 2018 deadline.

President Buhari urged to sign PIGB Bill

Prof. Wumi Iledare of the University of Port Harcourt, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) passed by the National Assembly.

We must save this democracy – Uche Secondus tells PDP members

National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Prince Uche Secondus, has charged members of the party to do all within their powers to save this democracy and rescue Nigeria from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

Nnia Nwodo: Why police chief, others disrespect national assembly

The President-General of Ohaneze Ndigbo, John Nwodo, has suggested that too much powers in the hands of the executive is the reason for the disregard of the legislative arm of government by some public officials.

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Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

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Armed policemen invade Kingsley Kuku’s residence

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