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Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says he has nothing to do with the social media account with the publication that Federal Government is giving out seven hundred thousand naira to youths and young adults to enable them to pay school fees and set up businesses, among others. In a statement by his Special […]

As part of his engagements at the ongoing Seventh Tokyo International Conference on African Development in Yokohama, Japan, President Muhammadu Buhari today held investment talks with top officials of Japan Bank for International Cooperation, and Toyota Group. During the meeting, the Bank, led by its Deputy Governor, Nobumitsu Hayashi, indicated interest in supporting projects in […]

It is now a done deal that fifty constables are to be recruited by the Nigeria Police Force for each of the seven hundred and seventy-four local government areas of the country. Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, who confirmed this while kick-starting the Police Campaign against Cultism and Other Vices in Enugu, said with […]

Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege is calling on government and non-governmental agencies to immediately implement strategies to prevent loss of lives and property to flood as the rainy season continues in many parts of the country. In a statement by his spokesperson, Yomi Odunuga, in Abuja, Omo-Agege expressed concerns about the implications of […]

Convener of #RevolutionNow protests, Omoyele Sowore will continue to spend some more days in detention as the Federal High Court, Abuja, today refused to grant the motion he filed to challenge his detention for forty five days by the Department of State Security. Justice Nkeonye Maya, who declined all applications by Counsel to Sowore, Femi […]

A sixteen-man board of the Niger Delta Development Commission has been constituted by President Muhammadu Buhari. The board is headed by Dr. Pius Odubu who is from Edo State with two indigenes of Akwa Ibom; Otobong Ndem appointed as the Executive Director, Projects and Victor Antai as member. Other members of the board are Bernard […]

Following the list of eighty Nigerian fraudsters released by the FBI, the presidency is preparing new executive orders to tackle international fraud. Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, who made this known, said the federal government was ready to work with all nations to tackle criminality. Shehu said the […]

Kogi State Assembly election petition tribunal today sacked Senator Dino Melaye as the Senator representing Kogi West senatorial district. In a judgment by a three-man panel led by Justice Anthony Chijioke, the tribunal ordered for a fresh election in the senatorial district. The candidate of the All Progressives Congress Senator Smart Adeyemi had approached the […]

The Nigeria Governors’ Forum is of the opinion that the establishment of Special Agro-processing Zones in the country would attract between one to four billion dollars investments. Chairman of the forum and Governor of Ekiti, Kayode Fayemi, who stated this while briefing reporters after the forum’s 4th meeting in Abuja, explained that all states were […]

The decision of President Buhari for ministers to channel all their meeting requests to him through his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, has received a backlash from stakeholders with the latest coming from the People’s Democratic Party. In a statement by the National Publicity Secretary of the PDP, Kola Ologbondiyan, the decision would only reduce […]

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