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Information Minister, Lai Mohammed, has said the recall of suspended NHIS Executive Secretary, Usman Yusuf, would not hinder the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) from probing him.
The Federal Government has approved N1.12billion for the purchase of 50 operational “anti-rice smuggling” vehicles to check the persistent smuggling of rice into the country, the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun has disclosed.
Adebayo Shittu, Communications Minister, has denied flagging off President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 election campaign before the constitutionally allowed time frame.
The Yoruba Council of Elders has described as “height of sycophancy” the distribution of President Muhammadu Buhari 2019 re-election campaign materials by the Minister of Communications, Adebayo Shittu.
President Muhammadu Buhari’s 2019 presidential campaign caps were distributed at Wednesday’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting by one of his ministers.
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…
Governor Ayodele Fayose has claimed that the ongoing fuel scarcity is a deliberate plot by the All Progressives Congress (APC) government to spoil Christmas and New Year festivities for Nigerians.
The Federal Executive Council has approved the establishment of six new private Universities in Nigeria. This was part of resolve reached at the weekly FEC meeting on Wednesday chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Council of Chambers, State House, Abuja. The move according to FEC will enable the National Universities Commission (NUC) ensure maximum supervision in order to maintain required standards. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, who briefed State House correspondents after the meeting listed the…
President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated an Audit Committee on Assets Recoveries made by Federal Government agencies. The three-member committee were sworn in shortly before the weekly Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The committee, which includes, Mr. Olufemi Lijadu, Mrs. Gloria Chinyere Bibigha and Mr. Mohammed Nami, is expected to submit its report in four weeks. The committee is to audit all recovered accounts up to April 10, 2017.
The meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) scheduled for today, November 22, will be held in the office of the wife of the President, Aisha Buhari. The development was confirmed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu. It was gathered that the change in venue was due to some “technical issues” at the Council Chambers of the Aso Rock Presidential Villa, where the cabinet usually converges. Ministers and other cabinet members have also been informed of the…