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APC NEC: I’m not under pressure – Adams Oshiomhole

The National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday night said he was not under any pressure over convening the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the ruling party.

APC national caucus okays NEC meeting

The National Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday night endorsed the proposed meeting of the National Executive Council of the party slated for Friday.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

NEC approves additional $250 million for investment funds

The National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday, approved additional investment of $250 million into the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA).
Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja. 1

President Buhari meets 36 states assemblies speakers in Abuja — in pictures

Speakers of the 36 States House of Assemblies on Thursday met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the State House, Abuja.

State assemblies speakers seek executive order on legislative autonomy

The Speakers of the 36 state Houses of Assembly have called on President Muhammadu Buhari to issue an Executive Order on the implementation of full autonomy for state legislatures.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) December-6

FEC endorses justice sector reform policy

The Federal Executive Council yesterday endorsed a memo on justice sector reform policy aimed at engendering fair, efficient and transparent administration of justice.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting in State House on 12th Dec 2018-4

FEC approves €500 million credit for Bank of Industry

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved that 500 million Euro loan be sourced for the Bank of Industry from external creditors. =
Dr. Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, has said that it is only knowledge-based economy that would add value and create a new lease of life for all Nigerians.

Fourth Industrial Revolution: Nigeria’s full participation key to economic growth

The Minister of Science and Technology, Ogbonnaya Onu, has stressed the need for Nigeria to participate fully in the fourth industrial revolution.
President Muhammadu Buhari is back in the country after his private visit to the United Kingdom.

President Buhari: Why we’re reorganising the presidency

President Muhammadu Buhari has explained that the ongoing reorganization at the Presidential Villa is aimed at enhancing service delivery to Nigerians.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

FEC observe a minute silence for Tam David West

About 26 ministers were in attendance including Finance, Budget and National Planning, Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Environment, Foreign Affairs, Aviation, Information and Culture, Water Resources, Interior, Youth and Sports, Trade and Investment, Science and Technology, Transport, Women Affairs among others.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday presided over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

VP Osinbajo presides over fourth FEC meeting in president’s absence

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is presiding over the fourth consecutive FEC session in the absence of President Muhammadu Buhari.

President Buhari mourns Professor David-West

State House statement conveying the President’s condolence, reads, partly, “Professor Tamunoemi Sokari David-West, 83, was a consultant virologist of national and international standing. He served as Commissioner of Education in the old Rivers State, Minister of Petroleum and Energy under the Muhammadu Buhari military regime, and Minister of Mines, Power and Steel under Gen. Ibrahim Babangida regime.”
Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu on Friday denied stifling the rights of opposition leaders, saying authorities who refused them permits to assemble and meet supporters were working within the law.

Zambia’s Edgar Lungu denies stifling opposition

Zambia’s president Edgar Lungu on Friday denied stifling the rights of opposition leaders, saying authorities who refused them permits to assemble and meet supporters were working within the law.

Tunde Fashola: I was misquoted on ‘exaggerated bad roads’

The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has explained that Nigerians misquoted him in his comment that the complaints about the deplorable state of federal roads across the country were exaggerated.
The Presidential Election Petition Tribunal has upheld argument by President Muhammadu Buhari that it lacked the jurisdiction to entertain allegation of corrupt practices and voters’ inducement raised against Vice President Yemi Osinbajo in the petition by Atiku Abubakar and the PDP.

Presidency admits laying off VP Osinbajo’s aides

The Presidency has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari laid off some aides to Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo as part of the ongoing overhauling of the seat of government.
Governor Abubakar Badaru Babura of Jigawa

Governor Badaru: APC will win Bayelsa guber poll by landslide

Gov. Mohammed Badaru of Jigawa has expressed optimism that the All Progressives Congress (APC) will win the forthcoming governorship election in Bayelsa by a landslide.

PDP Reps member tackles Tunde Fashola, challenges minister to three-month road trips

The member of the House of Representatives representing Ede-North/Ede-South/Egbedore/Ejigbo Federal Constituency of Osun State, Mr Bamidele Salam, has challenged the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola (SAN) and other relevant stakeholders to travel only by road for the next 90 days.
CITN President, Dame Olajumoke Simplice with Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu

Governor Sanwo-Olu: We’ve sustained independence of LIRS

The autonomy enjoyed by the Lagos State Internal Revenue Service (LIRS) will not be tampered with, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu, pledged on Tuesday.

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Plateau Commissioner of Police, Isaac Akinmoyode, has said that INEC supplementary election in the state was so far going on peacefully.

Kogi elections: Coalition urges INEC to create more polling units

A Coalition of Accredited Domestic Election Observers for Kogi governorship election has advised the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to create more polling units across the country.
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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp sweating on Mo Salah’s fitness ahead of Palace trip

Liverpool manager Juergen Klopp faces an anxious wait over the fitness of forward Mohamed Salah as the Premier League leaders prepare for a trip to Crystal Palace on Saturday.
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: How Kwara ex-commissioner, lawmakers ‘shared N5 billion’

Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) is currently drilling a former member of the Kwara state House of Assembly Hon Moshood Bakare and ex-chairman of the state Internal Revenue Service (KWIRS) Prof Muritala Awodun, over the alleged missing KWIRS five billion Naira money.
President Buhari inaugurates APC Women and Youth Campaign Team at the State House on 3rd Dec 2019-5

President Buhari, APC governors to meet in Jos

President Muhammadu Buhari will arrive Jos, the Plateau State capital for a two-day meeting with governors elected on the platform of the All Progressives Congress.
Israel Sunny-Goli

Bayelsa guber: Reps member tells Governor Dickson to go to court

The House of Representatives member representing Nembe/Brass Federal Constituency, Hon Israel Sunny-Goli, has advised Governor Henry Seriake Dickson to be a good sportsman and accept the defeat suffered by the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the November 16 governorship election in Bayelsa State.