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Supreme Court: Senator Useni urges Plateau people to remain peaceful

The Plateau State governorship candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) and former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Lt Gen Jeremiah Useni (retd) has urged the people of Plateau to remain peaceful following the Supreme Court judgement affirming Simon Lalong of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) as state governor.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

Senator Useni asks federal government to aid release of abducted Plateau aid worker

Former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, (FCT) and Plateau State PDP governorship candidate in the 2019 election, Senator Jeremiah Timbut Useni, has appealed to the Federal Government to deploy all efforts and resources to free a Plateau citizen and orphan, Miss Jennifer Ukambong Samuel, and other Aude workers from Boko Haram captivity.
President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, assured Nigerians that the country’s resources would be judiciously used for the benefits of all.

President Buhari assures Nigerians of judicious use of resources

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday, assured Nigerians that the country’s resources would be judiciously used for the benefits of all.
“Governor Nasir El-Rufai has also intervened to ensure prompt settlement of the salary arrears that the local government councils owe to about 8500 primary school teachers that were employed in the second batch of recruitment of new teachers.

You can’t stop EFCC from investigating you – Court tells Kaduna governor

The Federal High Court, Abuja, says Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, cannot stop the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from investigating him.

Sultan urges minister to decongest Abuja

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, has advised the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Mohammed Bello, to develop satellite towns in order to decongest the city centre.

Oyo five-man committee on LAUTECH inaugurated

The Oyo State Governor, Seyi Makinde, on Wednesday inaugurated a five-member committee to work with a counterpart committee from Osun State to deliberate on the ownership of the Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.
An 18-year-old Nigerian, Peter Arotiba, from Kogi State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations.

18-year old Nigerian receives merit award for emerging overall best in WASSCE

An 18-year-old Nigerian, Peter Arotiba, from Kogi State, has been awarded the National Distinction and Merit Award by the West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) for emerging overall best student in the 2018 examinations. Arotiba, who...
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.
The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, on Friday in Abuja pledged to revamp the Principal’s Cup and Headmaster’s Cup competitions in the secondary and primary schools respectively.

Ministry/NFF working to meet FIFA’s conditions to host U-20 World Cup – minister’s aide

The Ministry of Youth and Sports Development with the Nigerian Football Federation are in close contact with world football governing body, FIFA over Nigeria’s bid to host the U-20 Women World Cup.
As Kogi State governorship election draws near, the FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has charged political gladiators in the major political parties to guard against their utterances for a violent free election.

IGR: Aliyu warns SDAs in FCT against Sabotage, vows Sanctions

Minister of State in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Dr Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has vowed to deal decisively with any Secretariat, Department and Agency, SDA, under her supervision that may want to sabotage the efforts of government in scaling up its internal revenue generation.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

Fraud: EFCC forced me to return N650 million, ex-minister tells court

A former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide, has accused the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) of coercing her to return the N650million that she is accused of laundering.

Minister: FCTA committed to polio eradication

Malam Muhammad Bello, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), has restated the administration’s commitment to completely eradicate polio in the territory.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

SGF, FCT minister, ex-governor, 36 others to reconcile Adamawa APC

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, are to co-chair a 39 member central steering committee to reposition the Adamawa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and rebuild it into a winning party.

Senator Okorocha: Culture and Tourism not my area of expertise

The Chairman Senate Committee on Culture and Tourism, Senator Rochas Okorocha, All Progressives Congress, APC, Imo West, told Stakeholders in the Tourism sector that he would have preferred to serve as the Chairman, Senate Committee on Education.

New presidential guards brigade assumes duty

The nation’s 59th Independence anniversary on Tuesday was held at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, amidst tight security.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) will, on June 11, re-arraign a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Jumoke Akinjide, and two others charged with N650 million fraud.

Former FCT minister’s, others’ trial to resume October 11

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday adjourned till October 11 the trial of former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Oloye Jumoke Akinjide, and others, facing money laundering charges for N650 million.

Minister: FCT remains safer than other cities

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Musa Bello, on Wednesday debunked the rumour making the round that the nation’s capital is not safe.

ANCOPSS hails FCT minister for promoting school principals

The All Nigeria Conference of Principal of Secondary Schools (ANCOPSS), has commended the minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Malam Muhammad Musa Bello for approving the promotion of some school principals to directorate cadre.

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Senator Abe: Leadership without sacrifice is meaningless

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President Buhari: Boko Haram continuous existence surprising

President Muhammadu Buhari says “harder times’’ await bandits whose disruptive activities have brought sorrow to Nigerians, kept many away from their means of livelihood, and heightened insecurity in parts of the country.

PDP wins Imo rerun

The Independent National Electoral Commission has declared Jerry Alagbaoso of the Peoples Democratic Party the winner of the supplementary election held on Saturday in Orlu/Orsu/Oru East Federal Constituency in Imo State.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said.

US expands health screenings for coronavirus to 20 airports

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expanding its enhanced health screening to 20 airports as part of its efforts to identify people with the new coronavirus who are traveling into the United States, the agency said in a press conference today.