Charles Soludo, others join Buhari’s economic team

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, on Monday, in Abuja, approved the constitution of an Economic Advisory Council (EAC) Buhari’s Spokesman, Femi Adesina, said the council will replace the current Economic Management Team (EMT) and will be reporting directly to the President. Igbere TV recalls that the now disbanded EMT had Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as chairman,

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