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The Nigerian Senate has warned the Buhari-led Federal Government to dedicate a substantial part of the 2021 budget to create employment opportunities, reduce poverty and ensure food security for Nigerians or risk another agitation similar to the recent EndSARS protest by Nigerian youth. The warning was sounded by Senate President...
Nigeria’s Federal Executive Council (FEC), chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday approved a number of projects including the change of scope for the construction of the Abuja-Kaduna-Kano highway from N155b to N797.2b and a N10.4b for the procurement of fire fighting vehicles and equipment for the Federal Fire...
The Treasury House building which has the Accountant General of the Federation’s (AGF) office was on fire this morning, Wednesday 8, 2020. The source of the fire remains unknown for now but workers in the complex as at the time the fire broke out said it started at about 10:25am...
The Department of State Services (DSS) has summoned for the third time, a former Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria Dr. Obadiah Mailafia. Malaifa, a banker turned politician and Presidential candidate of the African Democratic Congress in the 2019 election, has been in and out of interrogation rooms...
President Muhammadu Buhari will on Thursday present the 2021 budget estimate at a Joint session of both chambers of the National Assembly. This was made known by Senate President Ahmad Lawn who during plenary on Tuesday acknowledged and read a letter from President Buhari. President Buhari, notifying the Senate said: “May...
By Tobiloba Kolawole The presidential candidate of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in the 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar has reacted to President Muhammadu Buhari’s refusal to assent the Electoral Act 2018 Amendment Bill. Atiku, who appears to be the main opposition to Buhari’s reelection bid, expressed doubt about the President’s...
Nigerians in Diaspora Mentoring Corp has congratulated the newly elected Governor of Edo State Dr.Godwin Obaseki and appreciated President Muhammadu Buhari for proving that election in the country can truely be free, fair and with global merit defending democracy. "As we all followed and monitored to the point that The...
Nigerian doctors in state-owned hospitals have begun an indefinite strike to drive home their demand for pay rise, improved welfare and adequate facilities. The industrial action by the National Association of Resident Doctors (NARD), which began on Monday was confirmed by the group's President, Aliyu Sokomba, who spoke to AFP. As...
Former president Goodluck Jonathan Tuesday met behind closed door to brief President Muhammadu Buhari over the peace efforts in Mali. Jonathan, who was accompanied by President of ECOWAS Commission, Jean-Claude Kassi Brou, to State House in Abuja, also expressed appreciation to the Buhari administration for naming Itakpe-Warri railway complex after...
Obaseki Says Edo People Supported Him to Defeat Godfatherism . Ize--Iyamu: I'm Studying Election Results Edo State Governor, Godwin Obaseki, has celebrated his victory at the Saturday governorship election in the state, saying the collective will of the people made it possible for his triumph over godfatherism. Obaseki defeated his closest rival,...