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Two dead men make President Buhari’s board appointments

The late Ugbaja was appointed member of Consumer Protection Council. His name is the third on the list of the council whose chairman is Emeka Nwakpa.

Ex-Governor Niyi Adebayo, Senator Ayo Arise, others get board appointments

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday approved the constitution of the Governing Boards of agencies and parastatals, under some ministries.

President Buhari appoints 209 board chairmen, 1,258 members

The president appointed 209 board chairmen and 1,258 board members on Friday, according to a statement from the office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation.

2018 Budget: Largest, most robust in Nigeria’s history – SGF Boss Mustapha

Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, has dismissed misgivings about the 2018 budget, insisting it is the most robust and largest in the history of Nigeria.

No plan to hike fuel pump price – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has communicated the message of the Federal Government to Nigerians on fuel scarcity.

My impressive performance at NIWA earned me my present position – SGF Boss Mustapha

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has described his appointment as the Secretary to the Federal Government as a reward for his doggedness and hard work during his fifteen months period as the Managing Director of Nigeria Inland Waterways Authority, NIWA.

ICRC committed to PPP success in Nigeria – Chidi Izuwah

The Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC) has reiterated commitments to ensure the success of Public Private Partnership (PPP) in the country.

Rise in taxes pushed govt’s mining revenue to N69bn – NEITI

The Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (NEITI) says the federal government’s revenue from mining increased by 23 percent to N69 billion because of increased taxes and royalties in the industry.

SGF Boss Mustapha pledges better life for Nigerians

Newly appointed Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, has pledged to implement programmes and policies aimed at uplifting the quality of lives of all Nigerians.

There was too much delay in sacking Babachir Lawal – Itse Sagay

The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee on Anti-Corruption, Prof. Itse Sagay, on Monday said the sack of the suspended Secretary to the Federal Government, Babachir Lawal, was overdue.

President Buhari silent on prosecution of sacked SGF Babachir Lawal, NIA chief Ayodele Oke

Two months after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, submitted the panel report on suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation Babachir Lawal, and Director General, National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke, President Muhammadu Buhari has finally sacked them.

Superstitious belief instrumental to most boat mishaps in Kebbi

Chairman of Kebbi State Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Sani Dododo has attributed the increase in boat mishaps in the state, to a ‘superstitious l belief’ that had made people not to take precautionary measures.

Court affirms Lagos govt’s authority over inland waterways

A Federal High Court in Lagos on Friday affirmed the power of the Lagos State Government to legislate and control the inland waterways within the territory of the State.

Another canoe mishap claims two lives in Kebbi

Another canoe mishap has claimed two lives in Yauri Local Government Area of Kebbi, two days after 18 passengers died when their canoe capsized in the area.

NIMASA to partner NIWA to develop inland waterways

Nigeria Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has pledged to partner with National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA) to develop and make the nation’s inland water ways economically viable, NIMASA Chairman, Retired Maj -Gen. Jonathan Garba, said.

Dredging of River Benue will curb flooding – NIMASA

The benefits of the proposed dredging according to him, include reduced risk of flooding, greater federal presence in the state, improved navigability of the water ways, increased value of water fronts and greater economic activities along the River Banks.

Nine confirmed dead in Lagos boat accident

The Lagos State Government on Sunday confirmed the death of nine persons in the boat mishap which occurred at the weekend in Ilashe area of the state.

Impounded snakes, millipedes, spiders, others were bound for Luxemburg – Minister

Speaking with journalists after the boxes were opened and examined, under the guide of experts in forestry and wildlife, from various government agencies, and the university, the Jubril said the ministry officials were in Calabar having received reports that some unscrupulous elements smuggled some reptiles into the country.

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