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FEC Approves $3.1bn For Automation Of Nigeria Customs

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved $3.1 billion for the end to end automation of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS).  The Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this at the end of the FEC virtual meeting in Abuja on Wednesday, September 2, 2020. According to her, the concessionary period is 20 years and […]

Buhari Inaugurates New Permanent Secretaries

The President Muhmmadu Buhari on Wednesday inaugurated 12 new permanent secretaries for the federal civil service. The new permanent secretaries, who were appointed in June, were inaugurated at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. They are Belgore Lamido -Kwara; Akinlade Oluwatoyin -Kogi; Ekpa Akpabio -Cross River; Alkali Nura -Kano; Ardo Kumo -Gombe and […]

COVID-19: FEC Approves N8.49bn For Testing Items

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N8.49 billion for purchase of 12 assorted items for COVID-19 testing by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). At the FEC meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari , the Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, presented the memo for the procurement  at the Council Chambers […]

FEC Approves N1.33Bn Projects For Plateau Varsity, Customs

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has disclosed that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved proposals by the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning, for projects worth over N1,348,057,600. The Minister of Information and Culture  disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing newsmen after the week’s […]

Tenure Of NDDC Interim Management Committee Extended

President Muhammadu Buhari has extended the tenure of the Professor Keme Pondei-led Interim Management Committee of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) from May 1 to December 31, 2020. According to a communique by the President’s Special Aide, Mr Femi Adesina, the extension is to cover the period of the forensic audit of the NDDC, […]

FEC Observe A Minute Silence For Lagos Explosion Victims

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, observed a minute silence to honour victims of Sunday’s March 15, 2020, Abule-Ado explosion today March 18, 2020, in Lagos State. The meeting, was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari.

“Three Nigerian Laboratories Equipped To Test Coronavirus” -F.G

The Federal Government has equipped three laboratories in Nigeria with re-agents capable of detecting any possible case of Coronavirus in the country. The disease, which first broke out in the Wuhan province of China in December 2019, has infected over 42,708 people and claimed about 1,017 lives. The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire who […]

JAMB sets dates for 2020 UTME exams

The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB) says it will conduct its 2020 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) between March 14 and April 4. The JAMB Registrar, Prof. Ishaq Oloyede, who disclosed this while hosting State Commissioners of Education on Monday, December 23, 2019, in Abuja, said the registrations for its mock examinations would hold […]