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President John Magufuli. AFP Photo-Daniel Hayduk

Tanzanian president recommends amnesty for financial crimes

Tanzania’s president John Magufuli said on Sunday people held on charges of tax evasion, money laundering and other financial crimes should be freed if they confess and return the cash.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, at the State House, Abuja.

President Buhari meets acting head of civil service

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Acting Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Dr Folashade Yemi-Esan, at the State House, Abuja.g
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Tunde Fashola: Why road contracts fail in Nigeria

Amidst complaints of dilapidated roads across the country, Babatunde Fashola, Minister of Works and Housing, has explained that most contracts fail due to under budgeting and poor funding.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor pledges support for military schools

The Lagos State Government will be supporting secondary schools established by the military formation across the State to increase access to education for residents.
Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF)

NGF partners TCN to improve power supply

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum (NGF), has pledged to partner with the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) to improve power supply across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. 7

President Buhari backs PSC in tussle with IGP over employment

President Muhammadu Buhari has pitched his tent with the Police Service Commission (PSC) in the tussle between the commission and the Nigeria Police Force (NPF) over appointments and promotions.
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities. 5

President Buhari orders PSC put the police in order — in pictures

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday charged members of the Police Service Commission (PSC) to redouble their efforts in ensuring that the Nigeria Police Force delivers on its responsibilities.
Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced the appointment of six new Permanent Secretaries in the States Civil Service.

Lagos governor, Reps seek approval for Lekki, Badagry seaports

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State and members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, urged the Federal Government to approve the operation of the Lekki and Badagry seaports in the state.
President Cyril Ramaphosa’s Special Envoy to Nigeria, Jeff Radebe, conveyed the apology when he met with President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, on Monday.

Xenophobia: South African special envoy meets President Buhari, apologises to Nigerians

South African Government on Monday formally apologised to Nigerians and the Nigerian Government over recent xenophobic attacks on foreign nationals including Nigerians in that country.
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.

Tribunal ruling: President Buhari ‘retracted nothing’ – Presidency

The Presidency has condemned what it described as ”a twisted story with malicious intent” which was published in Saturday Punch of Sept. 14, with the headline; “Tribunal: Buhari retracts, confesses he was under tension.”
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.

President Buhari: How I used FEC meeting to deflect tension during tribunal verdict

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday said the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday provided him an opportunity to deflect the tension generated on that same day by the judgement delivered at the Presidential Election Petitions Tribunal.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari challenges APC leadership, governors on party survival

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday challenged the leadership of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and the APC state governors on the need to institutionalise the party to guarantee its survival beyond the end of his tenure in 2023.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: There’s no democracy without freedom of press

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, says real democracy cannot exist anywhere in the world without the freedom of the press.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: Federal government will not muzzle press

The Federal Government has sait it will not muzzle the press as it performs the important work of providing the public with reliable and quality information.
President Muhammadu Buhari says placing women in strategic positions of his government, like the financial sector, is to ensure effective management of limited resources, and promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness.

President Buhari opens up on why he entrusted women with treasury

President Muhammadu Buhari says placing women in strategic positions of his government, like the financial sector, is to ensure effective management of limited resources, and promote a stronger sense of inclusiveness.
President Buhari at the event

President Buhari: Federal government will not inflict more hardship on Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari has on Thursday assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will not inflict additional hardship on citizens, rather it will keep seeking ways to ameliorate their sufferings and create a more enabling environment for everyone to thrive.
Adams Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole: We’ll defeat Atiku Abubakar, PDP at Supreme Court

National Chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), Adams Aliyu Oshiomhole, has boasted that President Muhammadu Buhari will also defeat his challenger, Atiku Abubakar, and his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) at the Supreme Court of Nigeria if they decide to appeal the judgement of the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal delivered in Abuja on Wednesday.
The minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs Zainab Ahmed disclosed this on Tuesday during her maiden meeting with top officials of the two merged ministries at the headquarters of Budget and National Planning in Abuja.

Nigerians anticipate price hikes as federal government raises VAT to 7.2 percent

Nigerians should gird their loins in expectation of further price hikes in prices of general services and commodities in just a few days from now.

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Osun lawmaker teaches primary school pupils

The Chief Whip of Osun State House of Assembly, Mr. Tunde Olatunji, has volunteered to teach mathematics and civic education in public middle schools in his constituency.
Liverpool’s German manager Jurgen Klopp (C) raises the trophy after winning the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Tottenham Hotspur at the Wanda Metropolitano Stadium in Madrid on June 1, 2019. (Photo by Ben STANSALL / AFP)

Jurgen Klopp named The Best FIFA Men’s coach

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