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Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

VP Osinbajo tasks think tanks to support policymakers for national development

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday called on Nigerian think tanks to support policymakers, and champion the right course toward providing workable solutions for national development.
Nigeria can become a stronger and more prosperous nation if states have more powers, according to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

2023 Presidency: My vote for Osinbajo not Tinubu

Why are Nigerian politicians ravished by the thought of election? They plot and machinate over it. And when they eventually get into office, they spend four years scheming for another turn instead of honouring their contract with citizens.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

SGF, FCT minister, ex-governor, 36 others to reconcile Adamawa APC

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, are to co-chair a 39 member central steering committee to reposition the Adamawa state chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and rebuild it into a winning party.

South East governors urges President Buhari to declare emergency on roads, erosion

The governors of the South East and leaders from the zone on Thursday visited President Muhammadu Buhari and asked for a special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
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South East governors, others demand special fund for Enugu airport

South-East governors and leaders from the zone on Thursday demanded for special fund for the rehabilitation of the Akanu Ibiam Airport in Enugu State.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF uncovers false recruitment exercise using his office

Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has alleged that some unscrupulous persons were defrauding Nigerians using a fake recruitment channel, citing his office also.
President Muhammadu Buhari in his goodwill message to the Esogban by the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Mallam Garba Shehu, joined members of Edebiri family, friends and well-wishes in celebrating an important and respected son of Bini Kingdom’s rich culture and heritage.

Federal government rolls out additional cost saving measures

In a bid to curb leakages and ensure efficiency in the management of government resources, President Muhammadu Buhari has approved for immediate implementation, additional cost saving measures aimed at instilling financial discipline and prudence, particularly, in the area of official travels.

APC chairmen, SGF hold meeting over ultimatum

There was anxiety on Sunday as state chairmen of the All Progressives Congress met behind closed-doors in Abuja over their grievances with the national leadership of the party.
Senator Ahmed Mohammed Makarfi

Senator Makarfi tells labour to stop fighting for money

A former governor of Kaduna State, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, has asked organised labour in the country to always hold government accountable rather than fighting for “money, money.”
President of the Senate, Ahmad Lawan, presiding over the plenary in the upper chamber on Thursday, 3rd October, 2019.

Senate to partner FRC to block revenue leakages

The Senate has promised to work with the Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) to block revenue leakages and misuse of funds by Federal Government agencies.
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Kidnappers release railway chief’s wife

Mrs Francisca Okhiria, wife of the Managing Director, Nigeria Railway Corporation, Mr Fidet Okhiria, has been released by her abductors.

NBS: MTN leads as mobile internet subscribers hit 122 million in Q1 2019

The number of mobile Internet subscribers have to rise to 122,673,632 and 166,310,154 subscribers in the first quarter of 2019, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) recent report has said.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha

SGF: Poor quality of service reason for tax evasion

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, on Wednesday said one of the reasons citizens engaged in tax evasion and tax defaulting was their dissatisfaction with quality of services offered by public servants and public institutions.
The State Security Service (SSS), self-styled as the Department of State Services (DSS), is the primary domestic intelligence agency of Nigeria.

Insecurity: DSS, SGF summon state, federal security administrators to Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) in collaboration with the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) have summoned state and federal security administrators to Abuja to brainstorm on the measures to tackle the rising spate of insecurity across the country.

On Chibok girls, David Cameron may be right

I have read both the accounts of the former British Prime Minister, David Cameron, and that of our former president Dr Goodluck Jonathan on what transpired in the early days of the kidnap of the Chibok girls.
President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with all the 2019 Nigerian pilgrims over the successful completion of their Hajj rites and the Eid-el-Kabeer celebration.

President Buhari chairs 2020 budget extra-ordinary FEC meeting

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday chaired an extraordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

Federal government reiterates support for Nollywood

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha, said the Federal Government would ensure that Nollywood actors get a fair deal from their trade.

Ijaw leaders hail federal government over redeployment of NDDC to Niger Delta ministry

The people of Niger Delta region and stakeholders have expressed joy over the redeployment of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, to the Ministry of Niger Delta Affairs for proper supervision and administration.g

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Gov. Oluwarotimi Akeredolu of Ondo State has directed public primary and secondary schools submerged by flood in the state to proceed on three weeks’ holiday from Monday.

Ondo denies unconditional release of monarch from prison

Ondo State Government has denied a report that the embattled monarch of Ayetoro town in Ilaje Local Government of the state, Olorunmbe Ojagbohunmi, had been released from the prison unconditionally.
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EFCC chief laments widening corrupt practices in Nigeria

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, Tuesday lamented the widening scourge of corrupt practices pervading the country.
The Kayode Fayemi administration in Ekiti State says it has defrayed inherited debts to the tune of 31 billion naira since assumption of office.

Ekiti pensioners hail governor for improved welfare in one year

Pensioners in Ekiti State have described the first year of Governor Kayode Fayemi in office as a “huge blessing to them” in terms of better welfare package.

Nigeria Police poorest paid in Africa – ex-PSC chief

Former Chairman of Police Service Commission, Chief Simon Okeke, has described the nation’s police officers as the poorest paid in Africa amidst risks taken in the line of duties.
The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) on Thursday in an FCT High Court in Maitama, re-arraigned a deputy director with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), Emenike Umesi, for alleged misappropriation of N54.3 million.

EFCC confirms arrest of Instagram celebrity

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has confirmed the arrest of a popular Instagram celebrity, Ismaila Mustapha popularly known as ‘Mompha.’