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President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

NLC: Coronavirus has exposed Nigeria health, education sector

The President of Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, has said that the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has exposed the challenges in Nigeria’s education and health sectors.
2. Chairman, Caretaker Committee of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mai Mala Buni, on Friday said that President Muhammadu Buhari has endorsed the governorship candidate of the party in the September 19 elections, Pastor Osagie Ize-Iyamu.

Presidency replies PDP on President Buhari’s endorsement of Pastor Ize-Iyamu

The Presidency has reacted to the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) description of the endorsement of the candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) for Edo gubernatorial election, Osagie Ize-Iyamu, by President Muhammadu Buhari as an act that encourages corruption.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

VP Osinbajo: Nigerian government’s business reforms will boost local and foreign investments

The Muhammadu Buhari administration’s business reforms, through the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), is an opportunity to significantly boost local and foreign investments in the country, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja met with Senate President, Ahmed Lawan and Speaker, House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila, over the proposed increase in electricity tariff.

VP Osinbajo: Nigeria must sustain ease of doing business reforms

The Muhammadu Buhari administration’s business reforms, through the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Council (PEBEC), is an opportunity to significantly boost local and foreign investments in the country, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo.

Minister: Naira Marley will be prosecuted

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mohammed Bello, has announced that rapper Azeez Fashola who is popularly known as Naira Marley, and some members of his team, will have their days in court.
Bala Muhammad

ICPC seizes multi-million naira Abuja property from Bauchi governor

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has seized a property in Abuja traced to the Bauchi State Governor, Bala Mohammed.

FCT minister eases restrictions on markets

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has relaxed some of the restrictions imposed on the territory’s markets in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic, adding an extra day of operations as well as approving the opening of more sections of the markets.

Senator Useni: Plateau PDP’s purported swear-in of ward excutives‘ll split party ahead 2023

Former minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Plateau State gubernatorial candidate of the PDP in the 2019 general election, Lt. Gen. Sen. Jeremiah Timbut Useni (rtd), has said that the purported swearing-in of the
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

Coronavirus: FCT minister vows to move diagnosed VIPs opting for home treatment to isolation...

Enraged by reports that some high-profile individuals in the nation’s capital, Abuja who tested positive for the COVID-19 have rejected their evacuation to the isolation centres and instead opted for treatment in their homes, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has vowed to invoke all relevant laws to force such recalcitrant persons to the centres.

Group donates truckloads of products, cash to governments

The NASCO Group Nigeria Saturday presented four truck loads of its assorted products to the vulnerable groups in Plateau, Ogun and Lagos States as well as the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to enable them cope the economic challenges posed by the COVID-19 disease ravaging the world.

Social Media Bill: Why media must be held accountable – Garba Shehu

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, on Saturday in Abuja said the media should be held accountable for misinformation capable of causing devastating consequences on the nation, economy and individuals.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

Articulated vehicles drivers advised to stay off Abuja roads at unapproved hours

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has advised owners of articulated vehicles to always abide by laid down laws guiding movement into, and within the city.

Nigeria’s cooperative housing initiative for informal sector commences

The first of the federal government’s planned cooperative housing initiative to reach the informal sector in the country came on stream Monday as the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, commissioned the AKACARE Cooperative Housing Scheme, the Woodhill Estate, at Kuje, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Abuja.
Governor Nasir El-Rufai, in a show of respect, vacated his official seat for former President Olusegun Obasanjo who visited Kaduna.

Former President Obasanjo attributes success of his privatization programme to Governor El-Rufai

Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has attributed the success of his administration on privatisation programme when he was President to the Kaduna State governor, Mallam Nasir El-Rufai.

Senate president felicitates with Governor El-Rufai at 60

Senate President Ahmad Lawan has felicitated with Gov. Nasir El-Rufai of Kaduna State on the occasion of his 60th birthday on Feb 16.
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello

Minister to overhaul FCT security architecture

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Musa Bello, has directed that three syndicate teams be set up to critically review existing security strategies in the Nigerian capital, with a view to enhancing them in the light of present and emerging challenges.
Senator Jeremiah Useni

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.

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Plateau teachers decry non-implementation of new minimum wage

The Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT), Jos East Chapter, on Wednesday decried the non-implementations of the new minimum wage in the state.
The newly inaugurated Primate of the Church of Nigeria, Anglican Communion-Bishop of Abuja, the Most Reverend Henry C. Ndukuba today in Abuja admonished the faithful to observe the health experts advice in order to curb the spread of Coronavirus .

Anglican Primate wants programmes to cushion hike in petrol, electricity tariff

The Primate, Church of Nigeria, Most Rev. Henry Ndukuba, on Wednesday called on the Federal Government to urgently come up with programmes to cushion the effects of the hike in petrol prices and electricity tariff on citizens.

PDP calls for articulate strategies to mitigate flood

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), has urged the governments at all levels to articulate strategies to mitigate the menace of flood and forestall such devastation in the future.
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California vows to ban sale of new petrol vehicles in 2035

US West Coast state to join 15 nations that have set similar goals in order to fight climate change.
The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, says he has accepted the Appeal court’s verdict which upheld his suspension.

Comrade Oshiomhole breaks silence on Edo election

Former National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress, Adams Oshiomhole, says he is not downcast even though his party lost the just concluded governorship election in Edo State.