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Presidency denies blackmailing former President Goodluck Jonathan to support APC in Bayelsa state.

Presidency denies blackmailing former President Goodluck Jonathan to support APC in Bayelsa state.

The Presidency has described as “false and irresponsible” reports that former President Goodluck Jonathan was blackmailed to support the governing party, APC, in recent Bayelsa State elections. Speaking to newsmen in Abuja, Senior Special Assistant to the President, Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, expressed shock that such a story could be considered believable to the...

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National Economic Council constitutes committee to review ownership structure of power Distribution Companies.

National Economic Council constitutes committee to review ownership structure of power Distribution Companies.

National Economic Council-NEC has constituted an ad-hoc committee to review the ownership of Power Distribution Companies, Discos. National Economic Council also approved additional investment of 250 million dollars into the Nigeria Sovereign Investment Authority-NSIA. READ ALSO :Federal government denies plans to restrict press freedom through Social media regulation bill. Briefing State House correspondents after the...

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President Muhammadu Buhari calls for vigilance against banditry and kidnappings.

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on security agencies and communities under threat of bandits’ attacks and kidnappings to be vigilance against banditry and kidnappings and to be alert in the light of the latest incidents in Enugu, Zamfara, Adamawa, Katsina and Kaduna States. A statement by the senior special assistant to the president on media...

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President Muhammadu Buhari orders probe of N1trillion constituency projects across the country.

President Muhammadu Buhari orders probe of N1trillion constituency projects across the country.

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the probe of Public servants and contractors who defaulted in the implementation of constituency projects initiated by Federal lawmakers across the country. The President stated the probe of N1trillion constituency projects at the opening of the National Summit on Diminishing Corruption in Public Sector, at the State House Conference Centre...

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President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

President Muhammadu Buhari congratulates Bayelsa State Governor-elect, David Lyon on election victory.

. President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated the All Progressives Congress- APC governorship candidate in Bayelsa State, David Lyon, on his election victory. He felicitated with the governor-elect in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina. READ ALSO:President Muhammadu Buhari to sign Executive order banning open defecation. The President also commended...

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House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

House of Representatives probe ‘possible corruption’ in N-Power scheme.

The House of Representatives has begun investigation of the alleged arbitrary disengagement of youths engaged by the Federal Government through the N-Power scheme under the National Social Intervention Programme. The move followed the unanimous adoption of the motion moved by a member, Taiwo Oluga, titled ‘Urgent need to investigate the arbitrariness and possible corruption in...

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ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in           Nigeria.

ICPC investigates N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects in Nigeria.

The Chairman, Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Offences Commission-ICPC Professor Bolaji Owasanoye has expressed dismay that the N100 billion annual allocation to constituency projects has yet to achieve the Federal Government’s objective. Owasanoye made the remark in Abuja during a special town hall meeting on the fight against corruption organized by the Federal Ministry...

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President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Buhari leaves for Saudi Arabia today

President Muhammadu Buhari will depart Abuja today Monday 28th October 2019, for Riyadh, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to attend the third edition of the Future Investment Initiative organized by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund. READ >>> National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court. According to a release posted on the...

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National Judicial Council recommends appointment of four new Justices for Supreme Court.

The National Judicial Council-NJC has recommended the appointment of four new Justices for the Supreme Court. They are Justices Adamu Jauro of North-East Zone, Emmanuel Agim of South-South, C. Oseji of South-South and Helen Ogunwumiju of South-West Zone. The council at its meetings also recommended the appointment of four new heads of court, 13 judicial...