Governance

FG defends Buhari over alleged lopsided appointments

The Federal Government says President Muhammadu Buhari is not lopsided in the totality of appointments made into public offices and cannot be judged only on the isolated case of the security sector ...

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‎Fayose signs 2018 supplementary budget, attacks Fayemi

The Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, on Friday signed the 2018 supplementary budget of N9.9bn into law. Fayose at the event attended by Speaker Kola ...

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INEC denies plans to postpone 2019 elections

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says it has no plan to postpone the 2019 general elections ...

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Buhari assures on new minimum wage as workers threaten strike

The Presidency on Wednesday reassured workers of the commitment of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration to increase the minimum wage ...

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2019: I’m seeking re-election to protect Nigeria – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday said that he decided to seek re-election to protect the interest of Nigeria ...

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FEC approves Electoral Offences Commission Bill, others

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved that three bills on electoral reforms as the 2019 elections draw nearer. They are the Constitution Alteration BIll, ...

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Niger State governor denies preference on successor

Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger state says he has no anointed candidate for the 2019 general elections, while the state opted for direct primaries in ...

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2019: Okorocha sacks 13 commissioners, advisers

Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State on Wednesday sacked the secretary to the state government, George Eche, his chief of staff, Uche Nwosu, deputy chief ...

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Herdsmen: Spate of killings in Nigeria declining — Lai Mohammed

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, Tuesday, said there has been a drastic reduction in the spate of killings in the country, and challenged the media to ensure a proper reportage of this development ...

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FG gives states conditions to access Paris Club refund

The Federal Government on Tuesday said it had approved the sum of $2.68bn as final payment to states for the Paris Club Refund ...

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