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Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, dismisses reports on religious violation in Nigeria.

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, dismisses reports on religious violation in Nigeria.

Sultan of Sokoto, Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar III, has dismissed as false, the United States statement that placed Nigeria among countries that violate religious freedom. The monarch dismissed the allegations at the opening ceremony of the 77th annual Islamic Vacation Course, organized by Zone A of the Muslim Students Society of Nigeria at Bayero University. READ...

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Federal government’s visa policy to boast foreign investment in Nigeria,

Federal government’s visa policy to boast foreign investment in Nigeria,

The federal government has reiterated that it was working with airport authorities to ensure that the newly-announced visa-on-arrival policy would allow for easier and faster processing of documents of persons and goods to encourage foreign investment. The government also said the visa policy would launch an intervention programme for the country’s border communities in order...

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Presidency dismisses rumour of President  President Muhammadu Buhari’ third term agenda

Presidency dismisses rumour of President President Muhammadu Buhari’ third term agenda

The Presidency has reiterated that President Muhammadu Buhari is not seeking a third term agenda as suggested by uninformed commentaries. A statement by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, stressed that there are no circumstances under which a constitutional amendment with regard to extending the two-term limit will...

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Federal government accuses U.S. of sowing seed of religious mistrust in Nigeria.

Federal government accuses U.S. of sowing seed of religious mistrust in Nigeria.

The Federal Government has accused the U.S. of attempting to sow seed of religious mistrust among the various religious groups in Nigeria with its recent report. In a statement issued in Abuja, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the Federal Government rejected the U.S. designation of Nigeria as “a country that engages...

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Federal Government released N1. 2 trillion for capital projects in 2019 budget.

Federal Government released N1. 2 trillion for capital projects in 2019 budget.

The Federal Government has said that a total sum of N1. 2 trillion was released for capital projects in the 2019 budget, representing about 50 percent of the capital expenditure. The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, disclosed these while briefing journalists at the end of the weekly Federal Executive Council meeting...

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President Muhammadu Buhari tasks state governments on improved access to quality education.

President Muhammadu Buhari tasks state governments on improved access to quality education.

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on state governments to take necessary actions to improve access to quality education in their states. Buhari, represented by the Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, made the call in Abuja at the National Launch and presentation of the 2018 National Personnel Audit -NPA, Report. READ ALSO : Minister of Justice,...

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President Muhammadu Buhari to sign 2020 Budget today, Tuesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari to sign 2020 Budget today, Tuesday.

President Muhammadu Buhari will today, Tuesday, sign the 2020 Appropriation Bill of N10.59 trillion into law. The Appropriation Bill was transmitted to the President for his assent last week. President Buhari had on October 8 presented the budget estimate to the joint session of the National Assembly. READ ALSO: Akwa Ibom state Government to commence...

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Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami takes over case against #RevolutionNow protests convener, Omoyele Sowore from DSS.

Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami takes over case against #RevolutionNow protests convener, Omoyele Sowore from DSS.

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami has taken over the case against the #RevolutionNow protests convener, Omoyele Sowore, from the Department of State Services. A statement by the minister’s Special Assistant on Media and Public Relations, Umar Gwandu, confirmed the development. READ ALSO: ASUU threatens nationwide strike over IPPIS enrollment...

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ASUU threatens nationwide strike over IPPIS enrollment.

ASUU threatens nationwide strike over IPPIS enrollment.

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has threatened to mobilise its members for a nationwide strike if the Federal Government stopped the salaries of lecturers for resisting enrolment on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System -IPPIS. The union noted that its experts had designed a “unique prototype of the IPPIS for the university...

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Court sentences  former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years’ imprisonment.

Court sentences former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years’ imprisonment.

Justice Mohammed Idris of the Federal High Court, Lagos, has sentenced a former governor of Abia State, Orji Uzor Kalu, to 12 years’ imprisonment. READ ALSO:President Muhammadu Buhari to award contract for Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline. Kalu was charged with N7.1billion fraud. The court found him and his co-defendants guilty of the entire 39 counts filed against them...

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President Muhammadu Buhari to award contract for Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline.

President Muhammadu Buhari to award contract for Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano gas pipeline.

President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that the Federal Government is to construct a 600-kilometre gas pipeline from Ajaokuta through Kaduna to Kano. The line will transport gas from the southern part of the country to the North. READ ALSO: Federal Government reaffirms commitment to full enforcement of nine-year free education in Nigeria. A State House...

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Federal Government reaffirms commitment to full enforcement of nine-year free education in Nigeria.

Federal Government reaffirms commitment to full enforcement of nine-year free education in Nigeria.

Vice-President Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has reaffirmed the commitment of the Federal Government to full enforcement of the nine-year free and compulsory basic education in Nigeria.He said that it is now a criminal offence for parents to deny their children access to education as stipulated in the Universal Basic Education-UBE Act.Osinbajo who spoke in Abuja while...

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President Buhari directs Ministries Departments and Agencies to transit all government operations to digital platforms.

President Buhari directs Ministries Departments and Agencies to transit all government operations to digital platforms.

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Ministries, Departments and Agencies-MDAs to comply with the ongoing transition of all government operations to digital platforms that will enhance efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery, and promote more inter-agency synergy.Speaking at the opening ceremony of the e-NIGERIA 2019 Conference on the Nigerian Digital Economy held at the International Conference...