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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.

President Buhari: Why I created police affairs, special duties ministries

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday explained why he created new ministries and merged others.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

BPP statements on ‘inflated contracts’ misleading – minister

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has said that statements credited to the Bureau of Public Procurement as regards inflated contracts in ministries spearheaded by the former Lagos State Governor were misleading.

BPP saves N26.86 billion from inflated federal government contracts in 2018

The Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) says it saved more than N26.86 billion for the Federal Government in 2018 alone, by revising down inflated contract sums by government contractors.
All Progressives Congress (APC) Nigeria

Nigerians expectant from Buhari’s current cabinet — APC South Africa

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Thursday said that Nigerians were expecting a lot from President Muhammadu Buhari’s new cabinet, hence the need for them to hit the ground running.
Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs Winifred Oyo-Ita

Federal government promotes 2,932 senior civil servants

The Federal Government has approved the promotion of 2,932 senior civil servants in the federal civil service under the 2018 directorate level promotion exercise.

Federal government gives conditions for electricity tariff hike

The Ministry of Power, Works and Housing has said an increase in electricity tariff can only be justified by widespread provision of meters and improved service delivery to customers.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB tasks builders on affordable homes

The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group has called on builders to construct affordable homes to reduce the housing deficit in the country.

Ministry official nabbed for forging former minister’s signature

A senior protocol officer in the Ministry of Power, Works, and Housing, Maikudi Haruna, has been arrested for allegedly forging the official Identity Card and signature of the erstwhile Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola.

Fashola lauds installation of solar microgrid system

The Minister for Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola, has expressed satisfaction over the design and installation of 1.52 MW solar plant with a battery storage capacity of 2.26 MWh by EM-ONE Energy Solutions.
Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.

Minister Fashola asks for names of 1994 AFCON-winning team yet to get houses

Babatunde Fashola, the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, has asked for an immediate presentation to his ministry on the promise made to members of the 1994 AFCON-winning Super Eagles team.
The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994. 1

Clemens Westerhoff gets documents for house gift after 25 years

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja presented documents of the apartment promised to former Super Eagles’ chief coach Clemens Westerhof for leading the team to world glory in 1994.
Umar Gonto, Managing Director-Chief Executive, Federal Housing Authority (FHA)

Umar Gonto approved as acting FHA boss

Mr Umar Gonto, a legal practitioner has been appointed as the acting Managing Director/Chief Executive of the Federal Housing Authority (FHA).
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-7

FEC approves N169.74 billion for 10 road projects

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N169.74 billion for award of contracts for the construction and rehabilitation of 10 roads across the country.

House of Reps urges federal government to commence rehabilitation of Ikorodu Lighter Terminal road

The House of Representatives has decried the number of man hour wasted on Ebute-Ogoloto road leading to Ikorodu Lighter Terminal due to its bad state and the indiscriminate parking of trailers on the road.
Zainab Ahmed

Federal government targets improved electricity supply with fresh $200 million support fund

The federal government has said about 500,000 people without electricity in Nigeria would be able to have access to power in no distant time as it plans to spend about $200 million on providing electricity for about 105,000 households.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-2

Ministers lobby for retention in next federal cabinet

Uncertainty now surrounds the constitution of the next federal cabinet by President Muhammadu Buhari who sources say is keeping All Progressives Congress (APC) governors, ministers, associates and loyalists guessing on who are likely to be part of his team.
To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.

Flooding: Federal government begins cleaning of Lagos highway drains

To avert flooding on highways, the Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, on Sunday said that the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing had begun cleaning of drains.
Nigeria is now at a new dawn and embarking on a new development trajectory, President Muhammadu Buhari told the World Economic Forum (WEF) on the Middle East and North Africa Saturday in Amman, the capital of Jordan. 7

NATBO urges President Buhari to retain performing ministers, replace others

The No Alternative to Buhari Osinbajo 2019 (NATBO) has urged President Muhammmadu Buhari to be circumspect in appointing ministers for his second term in office.

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
Ibrahim Magu . EFCC

EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’