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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says there is the need for states to explore ways of improving their Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) in the next few years.

Federal government restates commitment to national unity

The Federal Government on Friday reaffirmed its commitment to ensure that the country remained united and that all citizens, regardless of ethnicity, religion or political affiliation, regard themselves as one.

Nigeria’s sovereign wealth agency records $350 million earnings

The Nigeria Sovereign Investment Agency (NSIA) says earnings described as “value addition” from various investments with its seed capital since it began operations in 2013 stands at over $350 million.
Christian Madubuko

Anambra jails 75 persons for collecting illegal revenue

The Anambra State Government has confirmed that 75 persons have been jailed for collecting illegal revenue from unsuspecting members of the public despite the suspension of levies in the state by Governor Willie Obiano.

Federal government rejects IMF report on sovereign wealth fund

The latest report by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) ranking Nigeria as the world’s second worst user of sovereign wealth funds is “fundamentally flawed”, the federal government says.

Emeka Ojukwu urges President Buhari to be magnanimous in victory

Emeka Ojukwu Jnr, son of the late Igbo leader, Chukwuemeka Odumegwu Ojukwu, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to be magnanimous in victory and appoint Igbos in strategic positions during his second term.
Muhammadu Buhari

Ohaneze Ndigbo urges acceptance of election result

The Ohaneze Ndigbo, the apex Igbo socio-cultural group, has congratulated President Muhammadu Buhari on his victory in the Presidential Election of Feb. 23 and also urged politicians and international community to accept the result.
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Enugu APC holds final road show for President Buhari’s re-election

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Enugu State has initiated a final presidential campaign road show to the grassroots in the Enugu East senatorial zone to drum support for President Muhammadu Buhari.

Minister: Federal government commits N31 billion to second Niger Bridge project

The Federal Government has committed N31bn to the main works of the second Niger Bridge project, says Mustapha Shehuri, the Minister of State for Power, Works and Housing.

NANS lauds federal government, ASUU for suspension of strike

National Association of Nigerian Students has lauded the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities for calling off the three-month industrial action in universities.
The Ebonyi Council of Traditional Rulers on Wednesday said President Muhammadu Buhari would get the support of many voters in the state at the February 16th presidential election.-6

President Buhari marginalising Ndigbo – Anambra monarchs

Traditional rulers in Anambra State have accused President Muhammadu Buhari, of marginalising the people of the South-east.
The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Atiku Abubakar, has revealed that among other things, if elected into power he will enrich his friends.

Election: Atiku Abubakar pledges to resuscitate Delta seaports

Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has pledged to resuscitate the three seaports in Delta, if elected.

ASUU strike: Students threaten to disrupt polls

Tertiary institution students have threatened to disrupt the general elections if the Federal Government fails to settle issues with the Academic Staff Union of Universities and end the ongoing ASUU strike before the polls.

Minister Fashola harps on infrastructure development

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Raji Fashola, has called for accelerated infrastructural development in the country in order to foster prosperity.
President Muhammadu Buhari solicited with the people of Anambra State to vote for APC. He said this on Thursday at the presidential campaign rally held at Holy trinity field in Onitsha.

Election: President Buhari solicits for votes in Anambra

Buhari who spoke at the rally said his government commissioned the newly completed Zik’s Mausoleum and was also at the palace of the traditional ruler of Onitsha Kingdom, Igwe Alfred Nnaemeka Achebe, where he met traditional rulers in the state.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he appointed heads of security agencies in his government purely on competence and merit.

President Buhari: I appointed security chiefs based on merit

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said he appointed heads of security agencies in his government purely on competence and merit.
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.

APC chieftain tasks Igbos on President Buhari’s re-election bid

Chief Egwu Chima, a chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Ebonyi, has urged the Igbos to support the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari.

Atiku-Obi campaign warns Governor Obiano to stop campaigning for President Buhari

The Atiku-Obi Campaign Organization has warned the Anambra State governor, Willie Obiano, to stop campaigning for President Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: South East can’t trust PDP again after 16 years betrayal

The National chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, yesterday berated the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for allegedly betraying the Southeast zone in spite of the massive support it enjoyed in the zone for the 16 years it was in power.

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The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.

PTF decries continued refusal by hospitals to treat patients for fear of coronavirus

The Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19 (PTF) has decried the continued refusal by medical institutions including federal tertiary institutions to receive and treat patients for fear COVID-19.
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NDDC HQ shut over ‘coronavirus outbreak’

The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has ordered the immediate shutdown of the headquarters of the Niger Delta Development Commission in Port Harcourt following the sudden death of the Commission’s Executive Director, Finance and Administration, Chief Ibanga Etang.
Kola Ologbondiyan

Loans request: Nigeria now on the auction market – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) alarms that with the volume of foreign loans being accumulated by President Muhammadu Buhari and his All Progressives Congress (APC), our nation and her people have been placed on the international auction market.
213 British nationals were Monday evacuated from Nigeria through the Muritala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on a British Airways flight BA9157 .

Nigeria releases new guidelines for international flights operations

Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority , NCAA, Thursday, released new guidelines for international flights operations during the current Covid-19 pandemic for Nigerian based crew.

Official: ICPC investigating cases of coronavirus fraud

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) says it is investigating alleged cases of corruption in the management of COVID-19 funds and palliatives.