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JUST IN: Buhari Extends FEC Meeting To Thursday

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, says the extraordinary meeting of the Federal Executive Council, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, will continue on Thursday. Shehu, who made this known in Abuja on Wednesday, said the meeting was extended to Thursday to enable the council deliberate and take decisions on pending issues. According to him, the Federal Government plans to make Nigerians happy by providing tangible and meaningful projects to uplift their…

Buhari Presides Over FEC, Swears In New Perm Secs

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday presided over the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting at the at the Council Chambers, State House, Abuja. The President shortly before the meeting swore in seven new Federal Permanent Secretaries. Those sworn in are Adedayo Apata (Ekiti), Abdulkadri Muazu (Kaduna), Osuji Ndubusi (Imo), Bitrus Nabasu (Plateau), Mustapha Sulaiman (Kano), Adekunle Olusegun Adeyemi (Oyo), Mrs. Ekaro Chukwumogwu (Rivers). President @MBuhari presiding over Federal Executive Council…

Osinbajo Tackles Obaseki, ‘$1bn ECA Not For Insurgency Alone’

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo says the $1bn approved by governors is not just for the fight against Boko Haram, but “to assist all of the issues” facing all the states of the federation. Osinbajo said this while speaking at the opening of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation/Secretaries to State Governments’ retreat at the Presidential Villa, on Tuesday in Abuja. This is coming on the hills of criticisms from groups and individuals, and most recently the opposition Peoples Democratic Party. Recall that…