Strike: NLC shuts offices, schools

The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Delta chapter has started to shut offices and schools in Asaba ahead of the planned strike over delay to implement the new minimum wage. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports on Wednesday that the NLC members were seen patrolling Asaba in a marked Hiace mini-bus, closing government offices and

N-Power: Buhari govt moves to disengage 200,000 beneficiaries

The Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Social Investment, Maryam Uwais, has disclosed that the Nigerian government was working on how to “disengage” over 200,000 beneficiaries of the government’s social intervention programme, N-Power. Uwais made the disclosure while featuring on Nigerian Television Authority, NTA. She disclosed that the government was in talks with

Buhari orders sale of all forfeited assets

President Muhammadu Buhari disclosed yesterday that he had instructed relevant agencies all forfeited assets be sold and the money put in the Treasury Single Account. He spoke yesterday while hosting members of Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption  at the State House, Abuja. He recalled that in the past, seized assets from officials who could not

Budget 2020: “I have cold because I’m working hard for Nigeria” -Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday has said that he is suffering from cold. He, however, attributed his ailment to his hard work as the President of the country. Buhari disclosed this while presenting the 2020 Appropriation Bill to a joint session of the National Assembly in Abuja. Immediately after observing protocols and before presenting the

Pastor Tunde Bakare tells Buhari to overhaul Nigeria’s education system

Pastor Tunde Bakare of the Latter Rain Assembly has urged the Nigerian Government to completely overhaul the education system in the country to produce quality graduates. Bakare made the call on Friday while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeriaat the ongoing Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation’s Annual Goalkeepers meetings in New York, United States.

Ministers’ll render first performance report in December — Prof Osinbajo

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday declared that all the ministers appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari will render their first performance report to the presidency in December this year. Osinbajo, who disclosed this at the opening ceremony of the Annual National Management Conference of the Nigerian Institute of Management in Abuja, said the President had

I’m very sure, Buhari will take 10m Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years — Osinbajo

Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that 10 million Nigerian would be out of poverty in the next 10 years. Osinbajo made this promise on Thursday at Abdullahi Fodio Palace in Birnin Kebbi when he paid a courtesy visit to the Emir of Gwandu, Alhaji Muhammadu Bashar. “President Muhammadu Buhari has promised to take

FG reveals how contracts under Fashola, Amaechi, others were inflated by N27bn

The Federal Government of Nigeria through the Bureau of Public Procurement (BPP) says it saved more than N26.86 billion in 2018 alone, by revising down inflated contract sums by government contractors. BPP revealed this in its 2018 annual report obtained from the bureau by News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja. The affected ministries included

All those who kill people, saying “Allahu Akbar” are lying because God is not wicked – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari, on Wednesday in Batsari, Katsina State, vowed to fight insecurity and other attendant challenges facing the country to a standstill and ensure that perpetrators of banditry and kidnapping attacks are brought to justice. The President who made the pledge while on a sympathy visit to 1,050 internally displaced persons, IDP, selected from

South-East Govs, Others Reject FG’s Ruga Settlements For Herdsmen

The Federal Government on Tuesday said in the next five years, the establishment of Ruga settlements in the country would stop open grazing by herdsmen and end herdsmen-farmers’ clashes across the country. It explained that the establishment of Ruga settlements, which had been approved by President Muhammadu Buhari and had started in 12 states, would

INEC SERVER: Buhari Hails Tribunal, Says Ruling Triumph Of Justice Over PDP’s Propaganda

The ruling of the Presidential Election Tribunal, which rejected the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and its presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar’s request to inspect the Independent National Electoral Commission’s (INEC’s) server, has been applauded by the Presidency. The tribunal on Monday, had in a unanimous decision by a five-member panel of justices led by Justice Mohammed Garba,

I Handover Bombers To God – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with families of victims of bomb blasts at a viewing centre in Mandarari, Konduga Local Government Area of Borno State. Buhari’s condolence message is coming a day after he sent a similar message to families of over 50 killed by bandits in Zamfara and Sokoto states recently. The attack in

Buhari, APC Responsible For Rising Suicide, Misery In Nigeria – PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party(PDP) has described the escalated despondency, depression and misery in the country as a national tragedy caused by the All Progressives  Congress(APC) administration. Lamenting what the party dubbed ‘rising social degeneration’,  the opposition party urged Nigerians to show empathy and brotherly love to one another at this trying time . The party

We Shall Give Buhari 16m Votes – Transport Workers

The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) on Tuesday declared its total support for President Muhammadu Buhari promising to mobilise 16 million votes for his reelection in the February 23 presidential poll. RTEAN National President, Mr Osakpamwan Eriyo disclosed this while speaking with newsmen in Abuja. According to him, the association has over 16 million members

Mandatory Use Of NIN To Access Govt Services Begins — FG

In line with federal government directive, the implementation of mandatory usage of the National Identification Number (NIN) takes effect on January 1, 2019, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) has announced. At its meeting on September 12, 2018 chaired by President Muhammadu Buhari, GCFR, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved the new National Digital Identity