Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting as Buhari absent from public for fourth day

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council meeting, even as the President Muhammadu Buhari, has not made a public appearance since his aides announced his departure from New York, where he had attended the 76th…

We’ll lift Twitter ban ‘in a matter of days’ –FG

The federal government said the ban on operations on microblogging platform, Twitter, will be lifted “in a matter of days”. Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, gave this update after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting…

*Command arrests officials of ride-hailing drivers’ association over protest (Punch)*Lagos traders, beggars take over pedestrian bridges (Guardian)

Command arrests officials of ride-hailing drivers’ association over protest (Punch) Members of the Professional E-hailing Drivers and Private Owners Drivers’ Association have accused the personnel of the Lagos State Police Command of arresting some of their officials for organising a…

ASUU, students union leader bemoan proliferation of universities in Nigeria

Some stakeholders in University education in Nigeria, on Thursday, warned against the proliferation of universities in the country, following Wednesday’s approval of 20 new private universities by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). In separate interviews with the News Agency of…

Buhari unveils ‘Nigeria at 60’ logo

As Nigeria approaches the Diamond Jubilee, President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday unveiled the logo which will be used in the celebration of the anniversary. The unveiling took place during the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting in Abuja, the nation’s capital. It…

Buhari mourns Amb Chiedu Osakwe

On behalf of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) and all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari condoles with the family of Nigeria’s Chief Trade Negotiator and Director General of the Nigerian Office for Trade Negotiations, Amb. Chiedu Osakwe. A statement by the…

Why we postponed FEC meeting – Presidency

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting will not take place on Wednesday, September 4, 2019. According to a statement by the President’s spokesman, Garba Shehu, this is due to the fact that all the memos earlier submitted to the council…

Why Buhari postponed FEC meeting –Presidency (Punch)

The Presidency said on Tuesday the Federal Executive Council meeting expected to hold today was not possible because the ministers had been given time to study all pending memos relating to their offices before they were inaugurated. It added that…

FEC approves N2.8bn contract to decongest prisons electronically (Punch)

The sum of N2.8bn was approved by the  Federal Executive Council on Wednesday to help speed up the decongestion of crowded prisons in the country by digital connectivity. The project will establish a digital web-based, integrated system that will monitor…

Buhari congratulates FirstBank @125

President Muhammadu Buhari has felicitated with First Bank Nigeria Limited on its 125th anniversary. A statement by the President’s Spokesperson, Femi Adesina, said that on behalf of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), and Nigerians in general, President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates…

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