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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

President Buhari approves N10 billion intervention fund for Enugu airport

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the sum of N10billion as an intervention fund for the upgrade of the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
President Buhari receives in audience Governors of 9 States comprising the Niger Delta Development Commission Board in State House on 17th Oct 2019 South South 4: President Buhari with L-R: Abia State Governor Okezie Ikpeazu, Imo State Governor Emeka Ihedioha, Bayelsa State Governor Seriake Dickson, Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike, Delta State Governor Ifeanyi Okowa, Edo State Deputy Governor Philip Shuaibu and Akwa Ibom State Deputy Governor Moses Ekpo as he receives in audience Governors of 9 States comprising the Niger Delta Development Commission Board in State House on 17th Oct 2019

Governors Dickson, Wike, other oil-producing state governors meet President Buhari — in pictures

Governors of the nine oil-producing states in the country have met with President Muhammadu Buhari to discuss issues they say are of concern to them.
President Buhari receives in audience South East Governors and Selected Leaders from the Zone in State House on 17th Oct 2019 7

President Buhari receives South East leaders in Abuja — in pictures

In attendance were Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu, Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia, Emeka Ihedioha of Imo, Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe, Senate Minority Leader representing South East Caucus in National Assembly, Senator Sam Egwu.
First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Buhari has expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.

Aisha Buhari: Regional secretariat of AFLPM will soon be a reality

First Lady of Nigeria, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has expressed her resolve to construct a regional secretariat for the African First Ladies Peace Mission (AFLPM). The Mission, which was established after the Beijing Conference of 1995, has been in the custody of Nigeria, with leadership rotating among African First Ladies.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Group wants President Buhari to give women adequate representation

Women For Equity And Fairness Organization Of Nigeria (WEFON), a Non-Governmental organization (NGO), has appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to effect changes in his cabinet that will give women adequate representation in the governance of the country in line with National Gender Policy (NGP)

Only 30 million Nigerians registered for national identity card – minister

The Minister of Interior, Mr Rauf Aregbesola, has lamented that only 30 million Nigerians have so far registered for the National Identity Card.

Federal government not playing politics with security, welfare of Nigerians – minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, on Tuesday, said that the Federal Government does not play politics with the security and welfare of Nigerians.

Institute decries exclusion from TETfund programmes

The National Institute of Nigerian Languages (NINLAN) has bemoaned its exclusion from the Tertiary Education Trust Fund (Tetfund) saying not benefiting from the scheme has adversely affected its performance. The NINLAN is based in Aba, Abia State.

South-East governors, leaders to meet President Buhari over Enugu airport, deplorable roads

South East Governors and leaders of the region are expected to meet with President Muhammad Buhari in Abuja this week.

Igbo leaders meet President Buhari on Thursday

South East Governors Forum have resolved to meet with President Muhammad Buhari on Thursday over the welfare of Ndigbo.

Remove, jail any emir found guilty of banditry – Sultan tells governors

The Sultan of Sokoto Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar has called on Governors to remove and prosecute any traditional leader found guilty of supporting any act of insecurity in his domain.

National Assembly budget: Former minister advocates unicameral federal legislature, one term exco

Chief Osita Chidoka, a chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has canvassed one-chamber federal law making house as one of the practical steps toward reducing the cost of governance.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has notified airlines, passengers and all other stakeholders that the runway at Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu will be closed for major repairs.

House of Reps seek presidential intervention in Enugu airport project

The House of Representatives, on Wednesday, sought the intervention of President Muhammadu Buhari to ensure immediate commencement of rehabilitation work on the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu.
The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.

University of Ibadan school explains why it suspended Muslim student

The Board of Governors of International School, Ibadan (ISI), University of Ibadan, has declared that the two weeks suspension of a female Muslim student, Miss Ikhlass Olasubomi Badiru, has nothing to do with wearing of Hijab.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

Ibrahim Magu: Governors afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of EFCC

Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC), Mr Ibrahim Magu, has alleged that some state governors are afraid of organising flamboyant parties because of the commission’s eagle eyes.
Katsina State Governor, Aminu Masari (left); Chairman of Progressive Governors Forum and Kebbi State Governor, Abubakar Atiku Bagudu and President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan, during the visit of members of the Progressive Governors Forum to the National Assembly on Monday, 7th October, 2019

Senate president harps on collaboration in governance — in pictures

President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, has said a partnership between State Governors and the National Assembly would redefine good governance in the interest of Nigerians.
Code of Conduct Bureau

CCB: Many public officials not complying with asset declaration law

The Code of Conduct Bureau (CCB) says the level of compliance with the declaration of assets by public office holders in the country is not encouraging.
There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

Key takeaways from President Buhari’s visit to South Africa

There were several crucial outcomes from the three-day state visit of President Muhammadu Buhari to Republic of South Africa, October 2nd – 4th, 2019, and here are some highlights from the historic journey.

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Police exhume another corpse in Benue rice farm

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Sunday Mba: I want to play active football again

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