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FG appoints new heads for 13 agencies, parastatals

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The Federal Government has approved the appointment of 13 Chief Executives in some parastatals and agencies, thereby marking an end to the tenure of various occupants of the positions. A statement issued on Monday evening by the Director of Press and Public Relations in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Bolaji Adeb ... Read more

Chibok girls: I won't negotiate with Boko Haram until… – Buhari

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari said his government is not ready to negotiate with Boko Haram until it is clear who is leading the terror group. 'I gave directives on three different occasions and I am not ready to go beyond this unless the leaders of Boko Haram come out in the open and say that they are leaders of Boko Haram,' he told VOA on the sid ... Read more

Herdsmen: Senate directs FCT residents to slaughter cows grazing in Abuja City

Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Annoyed by the continued movement of cattle in Abuja metropolis in despite several warnings to their owners by the Federal Capital Territory Authorities, the Senate, through its Committee on FCT, yesterday, asked residents of the area to, henceforth, slaughter cows found in the city centre. The directive was handed down to the Minister of Federa ... Read more

Ambassador-designates get posting by December — Minister

Monday, September 26, 2016
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Geoffrey Onyeama, on Sunday, gave assurances that the Ambassador-Designates would be posted out by the end of 2016. Onyeama spoke with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in New York, on the sideline of the 71st UN General Assembly in New York. The Minister admitted that there are concerns about high represen ... Read more

Fed Govt hails global endorsement of Pres. Buhari

Monday, September 26, 2016
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has hailed the ringing global endorsement which President Muhammadu Buhari received from world leaders during his recent trip to the US for the 71st session of the UN General Assembly, and appealed to Nigerians to continue to support the President. In a statement issued in Lagos on Su ... Read more

Oyegun is a Mercenary-Tinubu

Monday, September 26, 2016
All is not well within the All Progressive Congress as Senator Bola Tinubu has publicly attacked the party chairman, John Odigie Oyegun over the Ondo governorship candidacy. Abuja-Sept 25,2016-Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has literally bombed the National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress,Chief John Odigie Oyegun, describing him as a mercenary and ... Read more

Insurgency: No Nigerian territory under Boko Haram control – Buratai

Sunday, September 25, 2016
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has restated that no local government area in Borno or any territory in the North East Zone is being occupied by the Boko Haram sect. Buratai spoke on Saturday while responding to questions at a special congress of the FCT Council of the NUJ. The army chief, who said the military had routed the ... Read more

Economy: FG will not sell all national assets – Udo Udoma

Sunday, September 25, 2016
The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma has said the federal government will not sell all national assets. Udoma, in a statement by his Media Adviser, James Akpandem on Saturday in Abuja, said the primary objective of government's fiscal stimulus plan was not to sell off all major critical national assets but to source ... Read more

Corrupt politicians sponsoring Niger Delta militants: Buhari

Saturday, September 24, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari says corrupt politicians who looted Nigeria's treasury are the ones sponsoring Niger Delta militants to bomb oil facilities. He added that the development was unfortunate due to the fact that the price of crude oil had fallen drastically. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, ... Read more

Treasury looters recruited Niger Delta militants to fight us – Buhari

Saturday, September 24, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday said those who stole Nigeria dry are angry with his government and so have recruited the services of militants in the Niger Delta to fight his government. He said this while addressing a group of Nigerians professionals residing in the US. He added 'We got into trouble as a country, because we did not save ... Read more

Biafra: You can't protest – Police warn IPOB, others

Friday, September 23, 2016
The Rivers and Anambra states commands of the Nigeria Police Force have warned the Indigenous People of Biafra and other pro-Biafran agitators against carrying out their planned protest scheduled for Friday (today). The police have also described the protest as illegal. The IPOB had declared today a sit-at-home day. It also called for the clo ... Read more

Army Chief vows crackdown on killer herdsmen in Benue

Friday, September 23, 2016
The Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Tukur Buratai, on Thursday ordered criminal elements parading themselves as herdsmen to leave Benue State before the army launches another attack against them. Buratai, who gave the order on the occasion of a cocktail party and command performance held in his honour at the Banquet Hall of Benue People's House, o ... Read more

Boko Haram: Buhari directs ministers to handle humanitarian efforts

Friday, September 23, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has approved a change in the management of the humanitarian situation in the North-East, putting ministers in direct charge of coordination. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Laolu Akande, explained in a statement that before now, coordination of the humanitarian situation was m ... Read more

Tell western nations to return looted funds – Buhari to UN …stop begging, says Falana

Friday, September 23, 2016
President Muhammadu Buhari has asked the United Nations to put pressure on western countries to return Nigeria's stolen funds kept in their banks. Buhari said this while speaking at the high-level meeting of the UN General Assembly to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the Declaration on the Right to Development. According to a statement by ... Read more

FG, governors approve sale of national assets

Friday, September 23, 2016
The National Economic Council (NEC), which comprises Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo and 36 state governors, has endorsed plans by the Federal Government to sell some national assets as part of efforts to address the current economic recession in the country. The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice-President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Laolu Akand ... Read more
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