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President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja presided over a two-day presidential retreat, with Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo, some state governors and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha in attendance.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday challenged Ministers-designate to reflect and assess the country’s position in 2015 and now so as to chart a course for the country for the foreseeable future.
Lagos State governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said his administration would build on the culture of excellence instituted in the state’s civil service. This, he said, was best way to build on the legacies of retired civil servants that invested their energies to build the state.
Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers, has directed local council chairmen and relevant agencies in the state to take proactive measures to alleviate the suffering of residents with looming flood challenges.
Governor Seyi Makinde on Thursday gave a hint as to why his administration reversed the appointments of 17 Permanent Secretaries made at the twilight of Governor Abiola Ajimobi’s administration.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission is investigating the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, over alleged N3 billion fraud.
He added that that is reflective of the general breakdown of infrastructure in the state, saying however that he has chosen to prioritise things that directly affect people’s welfare instead of embarking on rehabilitation of his own office when he assumed office on May 29.
Five former commissioners in Niger State are under investigation for illegally auctioning vehicles belonging to the state ministries to themselves.
About five immediate past Commissioners in Niger state are currently under investigation for illegally auctioning vehicles belonging to the state ministries to themselves.
Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has disclosed that his administration has, so far, equipped the State University Teaching Hospital, the former Braithwaite Memorial Specialist Hospital with $6.5 million (USD).
The Federal Government through the Ministry of Information and Culture has deployed eighty (80) Press Secretaries and their assistants known as Resident Information Officers (RIOs) to Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) as part of efforts to tackle redundancy and inefficiency in the system.
Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto state has approved the appointments of 9 Permanent Secretaries in the State civil service.
The Vice-President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has directed that new approaches be adopted in the recovery of N5.4 trillion debts owed the Assets Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON).
The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
A Federal High Court in Lagos has declined to order the release of SaharaReporters publisher, Omoyele Sowore, and other persons in connection with the August 5, #RevolutionNow protest.
At the disbursement centre in Idi-Agba Titun, Akure, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu said the scheme was to assist the unemployed but productive poor in the state to become self-reliant.
The Ogun State Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) says one person lost his life in a road crash at Danco, near Sagamu, on the Lagos-Ibadan highway.
The leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem Zakzaky, has landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, from India, where his planned medical treatment was aborted.
Nigerians, irrespective of their tribe, religious and political affiliation, have been enjoined to be team players in curtailing the security challenges that have bedeviled the country in recent times.
The Speaker, House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, has urged State Houses of Assembly to save the Local Government Area system in Nigeria from imminent collapse through its instrument of lawmaking.