Governance

Economy in bad shape, tougher times ahead – Pres. Buhari

Barely four days after the National Bureau of Statistics posted its third quarter report on the economy, President Muhammadu Buhari said on Friday that the economy remained in a bad shape ...

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Osinbajo blames PDP for poor economy

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo has blamed the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) for Nigeria’s weak economy ...

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Presidency endorses 65-year retirement age for teachers

The Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, on Thursday said the Muhammadu Buhari administration was in support of jacking up the retirement age for teachers from 60 to 65 years ...

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Reps seek return to parliamentary system

A group of 71 lawmakers of the House of Representatives, mostly from the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), have canvassed for the return of Nigeria from the presidential to the parliamentary system of government ...

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INEC rules out diaspora, out-of-country voting in 2019

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Thursday said there would be no Diaspora or Out-of-Country voting for Nigerians in the 2019 general election ...

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Osinbajo, governors hold extended NEC today

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and state governors will hold an extended session of the National Economic Council (NEC) today (Friday). The session, which will also be ...

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Buhari presents 2019 budget to NASS next week

President Muhammadu Buhari has notified the National Assembly of his intention to ‎lay the 2019 Appropriation Bill on Wednesday next week ...

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Ekweremadu, Lawan lock horns over Senate composition

The Deputy President of the Senate, Sen. Ike Ekweremadu, on Thursday disagreed with the Majority Leader, Sen. Ahmed Lawan, over the composition of the membership ...

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Nasarawa Assembly passes financial autonomy bill

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, yesterday, passed into law a bill granting autonomy to the state House of Assembly. The Speaker, Ibrahim Abdullahi, announced ...

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Environment minister resigns from Buhari’s cabinet

The Minister of State for Environment, Ibrahim Jubril, has resigned his appointment. Jubril is now the new Emir of Nasarawa, following his selection by the ...

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