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Indications as FEC might Approve 2018 Budget Today


There are indications that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) will today approve the 2018 budget. The weekly Council meeting, which was shifted from yesterday to today, åhas budget submission as the only item its agenda. The presidency had set October as the deadline for submission of the budget to the National Assembly in a bid to return the budget cycle ...

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Ondo Gov. to Move against Unapproved Buildings


Fresh news report as the Ondo State Government says it will soon move against unapproved buildings, especially filling stations in the state. Mr Solagbade Amodeni, the Commissioner for Ministry of Physical Planning and Urban Development, said this on Wednesday in Ikare, headquarters of Akoko North-East Local Government of the state. Amodeni spoke shortly after leading a team on inspection to ...

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PDP Governors Disappointed over Allegations against Buhari’s Administration


The People’s Democratic Party (PDP) Governors Forum has expressed disappointment over what it called series of scandal allegations rocking the administration of President Buhari.Chairman of the forum, Ekiti State Governor Ayodele Fayose, who spoke at the ongoing 76th National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting of the PDP held at its national secretariat in Abuja, urged the party to continue to expose ...

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Osinbajo Admits Mistake for Announcing $2 billion for Niger Bridge


Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has admitted that he made a mistake in announcing the sum of $2 billion as the money released by the Sovereign Wealth Fund (SWF) for the implementation of the second Niger bridge. He said in Abuja on Tuesday that he actually meant to say N2 billion while speaking during the flag off of the All Progressive Congress (APC) ...

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Osun State Government Appoints New Head of Service


The Osun State government has announced the appointment of Festus Gboyega Oyebade as the new Head of Service. A statement by the Media Adviser to the Governor, Sola Fasure, said he takes over from Sunday Olayinka Owoeye, who retired on October 16, 2017. According to the statement, the new civil service helmsman was before his appointment the permanent secretary, local ...

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More States Take Part in Home Grown School Feeding Programme


Three more states have been added to the National Home Grown School Feeding Programme, with an additional 1 million children now benefitting from it. They are Cross River, Akwa Ibom and Niger states, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s office said Monday. This brings to 17 the number of states currently participating in the School Feeding Programme, a crucial part of President ...

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2019: Sule Lamido writes PDP members, seeks party ticket


Former Governor of Jigawa State, Dr Sule Lamido has written to members of the Peoples Democratic Party PDP, informing them of his decision to fly the party’s flag in the next presidential election. Lamido in a letter to all PDP members across the country said all the party needs to reposition the country is to take over power in 2019 ...

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Buhari Orders Maina’s Dismissal

Ailing President Buhari

  President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday directed the immediate dismissal of Abdulrasheed Maina, a civil servant who went missing for years after being declared wanted for corruption, but was recently reinstated to a higher post. The president said the circumstances of Mr. Maina’s return to the civil service must be investigated. A statement by presidential spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said Mr. ...

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Metuh Demands Jonathan as Witness


A former spokesman for the Peoples Democratic Party, Olisa Metuh, has asked a Federal High Court to allow former President Goodluck Jonathan appear in court as a witness. It is the second application by Mr. Metuh’s lead counsel, Onyeachi Ikpeazu, for witnesses to appear in court. The former spokesman is being tried for allegedly misusing N400 million public money. The ...

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