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Group asks permanent secretary to resign over alleged non-participation in NYSC

The Incorporated Trustees of Center for Pursuit of Legal and Constitutional Rights‎ has threatened to commence legal action against the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Power Works and Housing, Mr. Louis Edozien, if he refused to resign his appointment over his alleged non- participation in the one year compulsory National Youth Service Scheme (NYSC) after graduation.
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National Assembly slashes funds from presidency, ministries to fund 2019 elections

The Senate and the House of Representatives had approved that the sum of N242 billion be taken from Service Wide Votes for the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) and security agencies to conduct the 2019 elections.
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Buhari Campaign Organisation denounces ‘Buhari Campaign Organisation’

The attention of President Muhammadu Buhari Campaign Organisation has been drawn to a letter making the rounds by one self-styled “Buhari Campaign Organisation”.

Senate asks federal government to solve problem of gully erosion in South East

Succour has come the way of victims of gully erosion ravaging some parts of South East States as the Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to mandate the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, and Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, to as a matter of urgency, come to their rescue.

Senate seeks urgent intervention to check erosion threats

The Senate on Wednesday called for urgent intervention by relevant federal agencies to check the menace of erosion in the South-East and coastal states of the federation.

Federal government to float N100 billion Sukuk in December

Director General of the Debt Management Office (DMO), Patience Oniha, says another N100 billion Sukuk will be floated in December 2018. This is coming after the Federal Government had earlier issued an N100 billion in September 2017 for the construction of 25 economically important roads.

Okoi Obono-Obla-led presidential panel recovers N6.5 billion loot

The Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property (SPIP) says it has recovered over N4 billion and seven million dollars (N2.5billion), loot as well as physical assets in its various operations.

Federal government, oil suppliers partner to sanitise sector

The Federal Government is seeking collaboration with oil suppliers to end unwholesome practices and sanitise the oil and gas sector of the Nigerian economy.

ICPC discovers federal government’s N9.8 billion hidden in bank

The Independent Corrupt Practices and other related Offences Commission has uncovered N9.8 billion belonging to the Federal Government in Aso Savings and Loans Plc.

Official: Section one of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway hits 57 per cent completion

The Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing said section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway is currently at 57 per cent completion.
3 President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Ogoni Leaders led by HRM King G.N.K. Gininwa (JP) OFR, Gbenemene Tai Kingdom, President Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers in Statehouse on 14th Sep 2018

China proposes $2 billion textile industry for Abia, other states

President Muhammadu Buhari has secured a $2 billion loan to establish cotton plantation and textile factories in Abia, Kano and Lagos states.
2 President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Ogoni Leaders led by HRM King G.N.K. Gininwa (JP) OFR, Gbenemene Tai Kingdom, President Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers in Statehouse on 14th Sep 2018

Abia monarchs praise Buhari over infrastructural development in South-east

Traditional rulers from Abia State have praised President Muhammadu Buhari over infrastructural development by his administration in the South-east region.
3 President Buhari receives in audience delegation of Ogoni Leaders led by HRM King G.N.K. Gininwa (JP) OFR, Gbenemene Tai Kingdom, President Supreme Council of Ogoni Traditional Rulers in Statehouse on 14th Sep 2018

President Buhari: South-East to benefit from $2 billion China’s investment

President Muhammadu Buhari says the new investment commitments coming into Nigeria’s textile sector, of which Aba is a major beneficiary, will be actualized within the shortest possible time.

2019: FEC approves Bills to set up Electoral Offences Commission, others

In the build up to the 2019 elections, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved that three bills on electoral reforms be forwarded to the a National Assembly to enhance quick passage into law.

Power grid records 10 collapses this year

The nation’s power grid has suffered its ninth total system collapse this year amid a lack of spinning reserve that is meant to forestall such occurrences.

Senator seeks revocation of Mubi-Gwoza road contract

Sen. Binta-Masi Garba, has urged the Federal Government to revoke the Mubi-Gwoza Road contract awarded to Rhas Nigeria Ltd, over alleged poor performance.

Third Mainland Bridge: Lagos government apologises to motorists

The Lagos State Government on Friday apologised to residents over inconveniences resulting from the ongoing closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for the three-day integrity test.

GenCos give six conditions to avoid operational shutdown

Power generation companies (Gencos) in Nigeria have listed six conditions that must be met by the federal government or they shut down their operations.

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Former Enugu SSG Samson Ukpabi passes on

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US Sunbelt mayors warned Sunday that their cities are at risk of being overwhelmed by a surge of coronavirus cases as they pushed back against US President Donald Trump’s attempt to minimize the gravity of the spreading virus.
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Ondo governor appoints two new aides

Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has approved the appointment of Mr Oluwole Moneyin and Mrs Charity Thiti, as Special Assistants on special duties and women mobilisation respectively.