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The Minister of Defence, Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi (Rtd), has promised that the Federal Government would improve on the welfare of officers and soldiers of Nigerian Armed Forces to enhance their efficiency.

Federal government committed to welfare of war veterans, families of fallen heroes – minister

The Minister of Defence, Retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has assured that the Federal Government was committed to improving the living standard of war veterans as well as the families of fallen heroes.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: President Buhari ensuring better livelihoods for Nigerians

The Federal Government has kick-started activities to mark Nigeria’s 59th Independence Day celebrations on October 1.

Federal government releases timetable for 59th Independence anniversary celebration

The Federal Government has released the timetable of events leading to the celebration of the 59th Independence anniversary.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

Shi’ites: Don’t test our will to act – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday warned that the protesting members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria, otherwise known as Shi’ites, were testing the patience of the Federal Government with their violent protests in Abuja.
The police have moved Dino Melaye, senator representing Kogi west, to the federal special anti-robbery squad (FSARS) office in Guzape district, Abuja.

Witness: I begged Senator Melaye not to commit suicide

A Prosecution witness on Tuesday told an FCT High Court that he pleaded with Sen. Dino Melaye not to drink the substance he had in his hand when he threatened to commit suicide on April 24, 2018.
President Muhammadu Buhari has dismissed the reports that his London trip was to compile the list of persons to be appointed as ministers during his second tenure.

President Buhari restates commitment to economy, security

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday in Abuja restated the commitment of his administration to revitalise the nation’s economy, tackle insecurity and eliminate corruption.

Sultan Abubakar drums support for President Buhari’s second term

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Federal government invites world leaders to maiden June 12 Demoracy Day

The Federal Government has invited world leaders for the maiden June 12 Democracy Day celebration instead of the inauguration ceremony to save cost.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Federal government unfolds details of May 29, June 12 celebrations

Presidential inauguration on 29 May 2019, activities leading to the inauguration of President Muhammadu Buhari officially kicks off today, 20 May with this press conference.
President Buhari receives in audience Imams and Senior Islamic Scholars from 36 States of Nigeria and FCT in State House on 29th Mar 2019 4

President Buhari: Why I observe Juma’at at State House Mosque

President Muhammadu Buhari says his decision to observe the Juma’at prayers at the Presidential Villa and not the National Mosque in Abuja, is to prevent the constraints and inconveniences presidential movements may cause to the people.
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Muhammadu Buhari, governors, others offer special prayers for late Shehu Shagari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday joined sympathisers and family members to offer special prayers for the repose of the soul of late former President Shehu Shagari at his private residence in Sokoto State.
Idris Kutigi

Muhammadu Buhari overrules late Idris Kutigi’s family, burial at national cemetery

President Muhammadu Buhari has authorised the burial of former Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Idris Kutigi, at the National Cemetery against the Gugu cemetery earlier announced by the family of the late Justice.
Idris Kutigi

Idris Kutigi’s family announces burial date

The family of late Justice Idris Kutigi has announced his burial ceremony for October 24 and 25.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Independence: Muhammadu Buhari urges Nigerians to see diversity as source of strength

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Friday, urged Nigerians to see their diversity as source of strength, progress, peace and national development.

US religious envoy visits Nigeria to douse violence

U.S. Ambassador-at-Large for International Religious Freedom Sam Brownback will be in Nigeria on Monday to meet with religious leaders on how to reduce violence.

Democracy Day: Federal government announces four days for celebration

The Federal Government has outlined a four-day activities to mark the 2018 Democracy Day, from May 25 to May 29.

Ex-INEC chief Jega to speak 2018 Democracy Day Lecture

The Federal Government has named former Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Attahiru Jega, as the Guest Lecturer at this year’s Democracy Day Lecture slated for Monday, May 28, at the International Conference Centre, Abuja.

Sheik El-Zakzaky: Shi’ite group takes over Abuja streets

Members of the Shi’ite group, on Saturday, took over the streets of Abuja to demand for the release of their leader, Sheik Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, being held in custody since 2015.

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Itse Sagay: Nigerians’ pretence against President Buhari government amazes me

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itse Sagay, SAN, says it amazes him when Nigerians query the change President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration has brought in the fight against corruption.
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) says its Air Task Force (ATF) for Operation DIRAN MIKIYA has neutralised no fewer than 10 bandits at Sububu Forest area in Zamfara .

NAF kills ISWAP leaders, destroys meeting venue in Borno

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, Wednesday, said its Air Task Force kills some leaders of the Islamic State of West Africa Province, ISWAP, and destroyed their meeting venue at Jubillaram in the Northern part of Borno State, on Tuesday.

Customs impounds 1,343 bags of foreign rice, others worth N492 million

The Federal Operations Unit (FOU) Zone ‘C’ of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) in Owerri said it impounded 1,343 bags of foreign rice and other contraband worth N492 million and made six arrest within the month.
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APC condemns post-election violence, killing in Kogi

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has voiced its condemnation of reported post-election violence in Kogi State which led to the death of a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) woman leader, Salome Abuh and destruction of property in the state.
The Plateau State Government has given the technical crew of Plateau United a two-match ultimatum to change the club fortunes or have their contracts terminated.

NPFL: Plateau United stay top after draw agains Nasarawa

Plateau United maintained top spot in the Nigeria Professional Football League following a 1-1 away draw against Nasarawa United at the Lafia Township Stadium on Wednesday.