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The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja, inaugurated an 11-member committee to organise a state burial for late former Vice-President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, who died on Nov. 19 in London.
Some All Progressives Congress governors, Rochas Okorocha of Imo, Rauf Aregbesola of Osun, Atiku Bagudu of Kebbi and Simon Lalong of Plateau as well as the Peoples Democratic Party’s Nyesom Wike of Rivers and Ibrahim Dankwambo of Gombe, are members of the committee.
President Muhammadu Buhari has inaugurated a 30-member tripartite National Minimum Wage Committee for the negotiation of a new National Minimum Wage for the Nigerian workers.
Mr Yunusa Maihaja, Director-General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has called for increased awareness and policies on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) to mitigate exposure to disasters and to prevent displacement.
Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017.
Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.
Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) in collaboration with the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST) reveals it would commence a national Micro Finance Bank (MFB) in January 2019
The Federal Government will definitely proffer lasting solutions to the incessant clashes between farmers and herdsmen in affected states across the country.
Niger state government deploys over 150 security personnel to safeguard lives and property in areas affected by spate of kidnapping and other acts of banditry
China has announced it will "immediately" implement measures agreed under a trade war truce with the United States.
Sen. Olarenwaju Tejuosho, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, has called on the executive to release the additional one million dollars meant for Family Planning services.