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Wednesday, October 21, 2020
A meeting with the leadership of Nigeria Police Force and other stakeholders had agreed to meet the demands of the #EndSARS protesters which included halting use of force against demonstrators and unconditional release of arrested Nigerians. The meeting affirmed and described the five-point demands of the protesters and the #EndSARS...
Following activities of suspected hoodlums who have now hijacked the peaceful EndSARS protest across Nigeria, the Inspector-General of Police Mohammed Adamu has ordered the immediate deployment of anti-riot operatives to protect lives and property as well as secure critical national infrastructure across the country. The order was made known in...
2021 BUDGET SPEECH: Budget of Economic Recovery and Resilience Delivered By: His Excellency, President Muhammadu Buhari President, Federal Republic of Nigeria At the Joint Session of the National Assembly, Abuja Thursday, 8th October 2020 PROTOCOLS 1. It is with pleasure that I present the 2021 Federal Budget Proposals to this Joint Session of the National Assembly. 2....
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it is concerned about the tendency for voter apathy during the forthcoming Edo and Ondo states governorship elections. This concern was expressed by INEC’s National Commissioner and Chairman, Information and Voter Education Committee, Festus Okoye, during a virtual workshop on the commission’s communication...
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday, September 16, 2020 presides over Federal Executive Council Meeting at the State House Abuja. The President, at the meeting unveiled Nigeria at 60th Anniversary Logo.
Ahead of six-month partial closure of Third Mainland Bridge for maintenance work from July 24, the Federal Government and Lagos State Government have appealed to motorists and Lagosians to cooperate with government officials and appropriate agencies during this operation. Speaking during a press conference jointly addressed by the Federal Controller...
President Muhammadu Buhari Monday attempted to justify the new prices of petrol and electricity, describing the timing of implementation of both tariffs as a mere coincidence. Speaking at the First Year Ministerial Performance Review Retreat at the State House Conference Centre in Abuja, the President said increase in price of...
By Tobiloba Kolawole The Federal Government and State governments in Nigeria are consolidating efforts to take advantage of the far-reaching potentials in the deployment of information and communications technology for social and economic gains. At the opening ceremony of the 6th regular meeting of the National Council on Communications Technology, which...
By Idowu Sowunmi The real reasons President Muhammadu Buhari approved the sack of Usman Gur Mohammed as the Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria, through the Minister of Power, Sale Mamman, have been uncovered. Mohammed, according to various sources at the TCN office, was removed because of his alleged...
Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria (PSN) has made a passionate appeal to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to consider making a special and dedicated allocation of foreign exchange to the healthcare/pharmaceutical companies so that they could procure their machinery/equipment and raw materials in a timely manner. PSN, in a statement...