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President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded Nigerians for curbing excessive taste for foreign products, which has positioned the country for food self-sufficiency, and resulted into savings of over $21 billion.

#HAPPYBDPMB: A dozen reasons for Muhammadu Buhari’s reelection

On Monday December 17, 2018, President Muhammadu Buhari who is seeking re-election for a second term of office will be marking his 76th birthday and, in his own words, “still going strong.”

Benue: Samuel Ortom confirms receipt of federal government’s N14.9 billion Paris Club refunds

Gov. Samuel Ortom of Benue state has confirmed the receipt of N14.9 billion, being the last tranche of the Paris Club Refunds from the Federal Government.
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Governor Aregbesola pays N19.6‎ billion arrears of salaries, pensions of Osun workers, retirees

The Osun State Government has paid N19.8‎ billion for the payment of salaries and pensions emoluments to all categories of workers in the state.

Ex-CP Tsav: EFCC invited me to shed more light on petition against Governor Ortom

Abubakar Tsav, a former Federal Commissioner in the Public Complaints CommIssion (PCC), said he was invited by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) to throw more light in a petition he wrote against Gov Samuel Ortom in 2016.

Benue APC publicity secretary, woman leader dumps party

The crisis rocking the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) in Benue State assumed a disturbing dimension as the publicity of the party, Mr. Samuel Agbo, and Woman Leader, Mrs. Dooshima Jirgba, have resigned their membership and positions from the party.

APC Benue chapter denies giving Governor Ortom ‘red card’

The All Progressives Congress (APC), Benue chapter, says it has not given Gov. Samuel Ortom any red card contrary to claims by the governor.

Presidency: What President Buhari has achieved in three years

As Nigeria celebrates Democracy Day on May 29, the presidency has reeled out what the Muhammadu Buhari administration has achieved in the last three years it has been in power.

Senseless killings, violence will be tamed – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated his commitment to ending the cycle of violence that has engulfed some parts of the country in recent times.

Primary, secondary schools grounded in Bayelsa over teachers’ unpaid salary

The eight months’ salary owed to primary school teachers in Bayelsa has caused the indefinite closure of all public schools.

Fed govt seeks $36 billion to complete railway projects

The Federal Government needs a total of $36 billion to complete its rail projects across the country.

Senate to probe disbursement of Paris Club refund

The Senate will next week consider how the Paris Club refunds doled out to State Governments was approved.

Fed govt’s interventions not enough to clear Benue’s salary arrears – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has disclosed that the financial intervention of the federal government was not enough to help the his administration clear the over N69 billion backlog of salaries, pensions and gratuity inherited from the last administration.

Kogi PDP cautions Gov. Bello against anti-labour actions

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has cautioned Governor Yahaya Bello against proscribing labour unions in Kogi State.

Fed govt interventions not enough to clear salary arrears – Ortom

Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State has said that financial interventions from the Federal Government to the state, though well appreciated, have not been enough to clear arrears of salary which he inherited on assumption of office as governor.

Kogi PDP asks Gov. Bello to pay workers

The Kogi State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has called on the state government to make workers’ welfare a priority and halt the gradual trend to stagnation in the State.

Why Southeast govs, leaders dump IPOB, Kanu

The violent conduct of some leaders and members of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB) in the days leading to the launch of Operation Python Dance 2, largely informed the decision of the South-East leaders and governors to dump the group, knowledgeable sources have said.

SERAP gives Obaseki 14 days ultimatum to pay 42 months pension arrears

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project has asked Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to pay pensioners in the state their outstanding entitlements within the next 14 days or face legal action.

Labour rejects Ortom’s appeal, begins warning strike Sept 5

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Benue have rejected Gov. Samuel Ortom’s appeal against a one-week warning strike proposed to start Sept. 5.

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