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The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF) and the Federal Government have commenced a Human Capital Development (HCD) plan towards moving 24 million Nigerians out of poverty before 2030.

NGF: Aisha Buhari wasn’t referring to governors alone in latest rebuke

The Nigeria Governor’s Forum (NGF) has insisted that Aisha Buhari’s criticism of government’s poor performance is not limited to the state level.
Wife of the President, Dr. Aisha Buhari, has claimed that two powerful personalities were frustrating President Muhammadu Buhari’s effort.-11

Aisha Buhari calls for regulation of social media

At the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) General Assembly and National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held on Saturday at the National Mosque Abuja, with the theme; “Islam and National Development”, Hajia Aisha Buhari, called for the regulation of social media. She noting that China with about 1.3bn people had done so
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Third term for President Buhari is unconstitutional

The ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, has warned those seeking an amendment to the constitution to allow President Muhammadu Buhari become eligible for another term in office to desist from their illegal and unconstitutional act warning that the party would discipline any member engaged in such.
President of the Senate, Ahmad Ibrahim Lawan (left) with the Senate Minority Whip, Senator Philip Tanimu Aduda, during the plenary on Tuesday, November 19, 2019. 5

Labour, OPS slam senate, federal government over finance bill

Nigeria’s Senate decision to approve 56 amendments in Finance Bill, an executive bill submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari, seeking an approval to raise tax rates payable by consumers and business entities to augment Federal Government’s declining cashflow, last week opened another pandora box of debate as to the fate of ordinary citizens when it eventually gets signed into law by the president in the days and weeks ahead.

Kebbi council poll: Governor Bagudu urges aggrieved APC members to accept outcome

The Kebbi State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Bagudu, has appealed to aggrieved members of the All Progressive Congress (APC) to accept the outcome of the recent local government election in good faith for the progress of the party and the state

IPPIS: ASUU directs members to disregard federal government circular on enrolment

The Leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Sunday directed its members to disregard the purported circular from the Office of the Accountant General of the Federation to enroll academic staff on the Integrated Payment and Personnel Information System (IPPIS) from Monday.

Yobe, Kogi APC chairmen deny calling for Adams Oshiomhole’s sack

State Chairmen of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, in Yobe and Kogi states have denied reports alleging that the Forum of APC State Chairmen along with some members of the National Executive Committee NEC had called for the sack of the party’s National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole.

Adams Oshiomhole has performed well, nobody would remove him – APC chieftain

Reacting to specula­tion in some quarters that the decision to remove Adams Osh­iomole, as national chairman of the All Progressives Con­gress (APC) would most likely be taken at the National Exec­utive Council (NEC) meeting on Friday, Hon Biodun Salami, Assistant Publicity Secretary of the party in Lagos State has said that the former governor of Edo State has done credit­ably well and nobody would remove him as the helmsman of the party.
President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will not make the mistake of seeking to extend his tenure in office beyond 2023, vowing to stick to the prescription of Nigerian constitution.

President Buhari: I will never attempt third term

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that he will not make the mistake of seeking to extend his tenure in office beyond 2023, vowing to stick to the prescription of Nigerian constitution.
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APC NEC: I’m not under pressure – Adams Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday night said he was not under any pressure over convening the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the ruling party.

APC national caucus okays NEC meeting

The National Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday night endorsed the proposed meeting of the National Executive Council of the party slated for Friday.

PDP BoT tasks NWC to investigate party’s poor showing in Bayelsa, Kogi elections

The Board of Trustees, BoT, of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, late Thursday night, tasked the National Working Committee, NWC, to investigate party leaders whose antics cost the PDP the governorship seats in the recently concluded governorship elections in Bayelsa and Kogi states.
The Kaduna Electricity Distribution Company on Monday appealed to residents of Ibrahim Taiwo Road in Kaduna to bear with it over the power outage being experienced by the residents.

Discos: NEC raise panel to review ownership structure

The National Economic Council on Thursday revolved to review the status of the ownership structure of power distribution companies in the country.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

NEC approves additional $250 million for investment funds

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, approved additional investment of $250 million into the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).

Federal government to review ownership of electricity distribution companies

The National Economic Council, NEC, yesterday resolved to review the status of the ownership structure of the power distribution companies in the country.
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APC NEC meeting: Protesters demand Adams Oshiomhole’s immediate sack

The headquarters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) was a battleground on Thursday, as protesters grounded activities, demanding for the sack of the National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, ahead of Thursday National Caucus meeting and Friday’s National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting.
Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo stated this today while performing the ground breaking of Wagon Assembly Plant at Kajola in Ifo Local Government Area of Ogun state.

VP Osinbajo presides over NEC meeting

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday presided over the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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APC national leadership fix NEC meeting Friday

The All Progressives Congress (APC) National Chairman, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, and his National Working Committee (NWC) have finally bowed to pressure by fixing the National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting for Friday, November 22.

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Yobe suspends traditional ruler for defiling a 6-year-old boy

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Ekiti governor congratulates SIEC, newly elected councils chairmen

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Femi Falana: DSS operatives apologized to judge over court’s invasion

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Police arrest three for murder

The police in Ogun State have arrested three suspects over the death of a 27-year-old man who was stabbed in the chest.