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Dogara urges Nigerians to pray for Buhari, other leaders

Monday, June 29, 2015
Speaker of the House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara, on Sunday called on Nigerians to pray for the success of President Muhammadu Buhari's administration and leaders at all levels of government. This is contained in a statement signed by the speaker's Special Adviser on Media and Public Affairs, Mr Turaki Hassan, on Sunday in Abuja. It sai ... Read more

Senate: Ndume, Na'Allah, Alimikhena assume office as principal officers

Friday, June 26, 2015
Three out of the four principal officers of the Senate assumed office on Thursday after the Senate President, Bukola Saraki, read their nomination letters from their respective zonal caucuses in the red chamber. Saraki, at the resumed sitting of the federal parliamentarians, read out the letters addressed to him by the APC senate caucuses from t ... Read more

FG bans redeployment, transfer of service for civil servants

Friday, June 26, 2015
The Federal Government on Wednesday announced the ban on civil servants redeployment and transfer of service in its pay roll. The Chairman of the Federal Civil Service Commission, Mrs. Joan Ayo, made the announcement in Abuja during an interactive forum organised by the Head of Civil Service of the Federation, Danladi Kifasi, for workers as part ... Read more

Reps adjourn House proceedings to July 21 after melee

Friday, June 26, 2015
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Dogara Yakubu, has announced adjournment of plenary to July 21, 2015 after members engaged in a free-for-all argument for hours over those to occupy its principal offices. Legislators loyal to the All Progressives Congress (APC) leadership had disrupted the session of the House of Representatives by s ... Read more

Senate will reconvene to consider ministerial list, says Saraki

Friday, June 26, 2015
The Senate President, Bukola Saraki, has assured that members of the Red Chamber will reconvene any time before the adjourned date to consider any matter of urgent national importance or to attend to any national assignment requiring its attention, especially the nomination of ministers by President Muhammadu Buhari. He made this clarification i ... Read more

Civil Society Group Condemns Lingering Crisis At National Assembly

Friday, June 26, 2015
SAN FRANCISCO, June 25, (THEWILL) The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC) said on Thursday that it is worried by the ongoing lingering crisis emanating from persistent undemocratic and self-centred struggles for leadership positions in both National and State Houses of Assembly. Executive Director, CISLAC, Auwal Ibrahim Musa (Ra ... Read more

House Of Reps Member Loses Seat

Friday, June 26, 2015
The member representing Onitsha North/South Federal Constituency of Anambra State in the House of Representatives, Hon. Godwin Idu, has lost his seat. Idu, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) member, was ordered to vacate the seat by a Federal High Court on Thursday. Presiding judge, Justice Adeniyi Ademola, who gave the order, also cancelled th ... Read more

FG investigates Amnesty Int'l allegations against military

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Federal Government has commenced an investigation into the accusations of human rights abuses levelled against the Nigerian military by the Amnesty International. The government, in a statement on Wednesday by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Amb Bulus Lolo, said due to the magnitude of the allegations, President M ... Read more

Presidency denies expelling DSS officials from Aso Rock

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The Presidency on Wednesday said there was no truth in the report that officials of the Department of State Security were expelled from the Presidential Villa, Abuja. This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. Adesina, however, admitted that a reorganisation of security ... Read more

Reps probe NNPC crude swap contracts, allege economic sabotage

Thursday, June 25, 2015
The House of Representatives on Wednesday ordered a fresh probe of the Refined Product Exchange Agreement contracts between the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation and various trading companies. The programme code named SWAP involved the exchange of crude oil for refined petroleum products in which the corporation gave out 445,000 barrels of ... Read more

Response To Mr. Nyesom Wike’s Allegations

Thursday, June 25, 2015
On Monday, June 22, Mr. Nyesom Wike, briefed the media and made numerous allegations. These allegations are the same ones that Mr. Wike set up a commission of inquiry to investigate. However in keeping with Rt. Hon Chibuike Amaechi rsquo;s commitment to good governance and to transparent and accountable stewardship to Rivers people, we will reit ... Read more

FAAC: FG, States, LGs share N409.354bn

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The three tiers of government, yesterday, shared a total sum of N 409.354 billion for the month of May. This is made up of N324.061billion from statutory allocation, N56.04 billion from Value Added Tax, VAT, N6.330 billion as refund by the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to Federal Government, as well as the N31.240 billion exchang ... Read more

Buhari tells governors to brace for temporary hardship, vows to recover stolen loot

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told the governors of the 36 States to be ready for three months' hardship. Buhari made the disclosure at a meeting with the governors at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He promised to recover funds stolen by government officials who abused their offices in the recent past as well as stop systemic leakages. ... Read more

Boko Haram: Buhari to visit Cameroon after Ramadan fast

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday accepted an invitation from President Paul Biya to visit Cameroon at his earliest convenience. According to a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, talks during the visit would centre on the intensification of cooperation between Nigeria and neighbouring countries in the ... Read more

FG lifts ban on importation of furniture, textiles

Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The Federal Government has lifted the embargo on the importation of textile materials into the country. Confirming this in Lagos yesterday, the Comptroller-General of the Nigeria Customs Service, (NCS), Alhaji Abdullahi Dikko said that Nigerians can now import textile materials subject to payment of right duty. Speaking at the official launch ... Read more
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President Buhari appoints new Accou

Friday, June 26, 2015

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Alhaji Ahmed Idris as ...
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Treasury: Buhari inherited US$30bn

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The immediate past Minister/Deputy Chairman, National Planning Commission (NPC), ...
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Soldiers escort dreaded Boko Haram

Monday, June 29, 2015

Heavily armed soldiers last night escorted at least 47 dreaded Boko Haram convic ...
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Truck crushes bus conveying 18 univ

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Tragedy struck yester day afternoon when a container-laden truck crushed an 18-s ...
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No bailout for state governors owin

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

The meeting between President Muhammadu Buhari, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo and ...
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Buhari: Justifying the high expecta

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Muhammadu Buhari's March 28 election accorded him immense political capital. But ...
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