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The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, made the disclosure Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, at the State House, Abuja.

Nigerian government unperturbed by blackmail over amended broadcasting code – minister

The Federal Government on Tuesday unveiled the new amendment to the 6th Edition of the Broadcasting Code, stressing that it will not yield to blackmail by a segment of the stakeholders opposed to the new code.
Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in Nigeria

CUPP rebrands, dumps combative approach

Stakeholders in the Coalition of United Political Parties, CUPP, Tuesday, unveiled a new agenda aimed at repositioning the organisation into purposeful, focused and result-oriented opposition body that would champion the cause of governance in the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Sunday said the federal government will provide relief materials for residents of Lagos and Abuja whom he ordered to stay-at-home as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus.

House of Reps lauds President Buhari over pardon of 2600 inmates

The House of Representatives has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for granting pardon to 2600 inmates at various Custodial centres the country.

Kano emir, Sultan, Ooni want fathers of Almajiri children arrested

The Emir of Kano, Mohammed Sanusi, and Ooni of Ife, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi, said yesterday that parents of Almajiri children should be arrested and not their children, for constituting a nuisance to the society. Sanusi also called for enactment of laws by state governments to tackle injustices in marriages.

Many Nigerian lecturers are unqualified – ASUU chief

Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, National President, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has decried the recruitment system in the universities, regretting that many people not qualified to teach had found their way into the system.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Insecurity: IGP convenes three-day retreat for strategic police managers

Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mohammed Adamu, is organizing a 3-Day Conference and Retreat for Strategic Officers of the Nigeria Police Force to equip them with new policing approaches, guidelines and tools towards effectively addressing prevailing and emerging crimes and security threats in the country.
Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq

Governor AbdulRazaq: Our government will be a departure from past

All Progressives Congress (APC)’s AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq was sworn in as the seventh executive governor of Kwara on Wednesday, amid a pledge of a complete paradigm shift and evolvement of a state that works for all.
Femi Adesina, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari

Presidency speaks on removal of Frank Kokori as NSITF board chairman

The Presidency on Sunday said the removal of veteran labour activist, Frank Kokori, as the proposed Chairman of the Board of the Nigeria Social Investment Trust Fund has the blessing of President Muhammadu Buhari.
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Anambra APC moves to reposition party for future elections – chairman

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Anambra, says it is set to reposition the party to stamp its presence and ensure victory in future elections in the state.
President Buhari receives in audience President of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) in State House on 19th Oct 2018 2

Muhammadu Buhari: I should be commended for all I have achieved for Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari, Friday, felt disappointed over the delay in passage of budget by the National Assembly, not as he demanded commendations from Nigerians for the little he was able to achieve.
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Flooding: NEMA names 12 worst hit states

After its assessment, the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has declared 12 states along the River Niger and Benue as worst affected by flood disaster this year while other states are being monitored.
Nigeria's new minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, smiles after taking an oath of office during a swearing-in ceremony in Abuja, Nigeria November 11, 2015. REUTERS-Afolabi Sotunde

Full text of Kemi Adeosun’s resignation letter

Let me commence by thanking you profusely for the honour and privilege of serving under your inspirational leadership. It has been a truly rewarding experience to learn from you and to observe at close quarters your integrity and sense of duty.

2019: APC speaks on EIU, HSBC reports

“As earlier stated, the contents of these reports are nothing but the usual doomsday prophesies about the Nigerian nation, which has serially proved false, deceptive, unreliable and tendentious,” APC said in reaction to the report in a statement signed by Yekini Nabena, its spokesperson on Wednesday morning.

NEMA: Flood affects over 5,000 households in Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) says that over 5,000 households in 16 local governments of Sokoto, Kebbi and Zamfara States have been affected by flood in this year’s rainy season.

NEMA holds staff fun run to improve rescue operations

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on Saturday in Abuja organised the maiden staff fun run to boost the physical fitness of its staff to enhance efficiency in rescue operations.

Democracy Day: Lagos lawmakers express diverse views on President Buhari’s performance

Some lawmakers in the Lagos State House of Assembly have expressed divergent opinions over President Muhammadu Buhari’s achievements in his 2018 Democracy Day broadcast.

Workers’ Day: Oyo government felicitates with workers

The Oyo State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Toye Arulogun, says workers in the state have proved themselves as allies of government by supporting the restoration, transformation and repositioning agenda of state government.

Fresh PDP a distraction to destabilise PDP – Austin Umahi

Chief Austin Umahi, the National Vice-Chairman (South East) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says newly formed splinter group under the banner of “Fresh PDP” could be a distraction from the ruling party, the All Progressives Congress, APC, to destabilise PDP.

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Emergency National Executive Council, NEC, meeting of the All Progressives Congress, APC, at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.

Insecurity: President Buhari, security heads, Northeast governors meet in Aso Rock

Following the worsening security situation in the country, especially in the Northern flank, President Muhammadu Buhari is currently meeting with Governors of the North East and Security heads at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, Abuja.
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WASSCE: Osun begs former N-Power teachers to resume

Osun State Government on Monday pleaded with former N-Power teachers handling Senior Secondary School Three classes before they were exited from the scheme, to return to schools for revision classes.

Lagos targets 1.5 million students for CBT empowerment

The Lagos State Government, in partnership with a software development company, has concluded plans to empower 1.5 million students in Computer-Based Test, CBT, preparation software in the state following several months’ lockdown of schools occasioned by the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

French prosecutor to probe aid worker killings in Niger

France’s anti-terror prosecutor’s office said Monday it would probe the killing of eight people, including French aid workers, by gunmen in Niger.

Perpetua Nkwocha: I’m not ready for Super Falcons job

Former striker Perpetua Nkwocha says she’s not interested in the coaching Super Falcons of Nigeria at the moment.