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FEC Approves New Poverty Reduction Strategy

The Federal Executive Council has approved the National Poverty Reduction with Growth Strategy, submitted by the Presidential Economic Advisory Council. The decision was taken on Wednesday, April 28, 2021, at the weekly meeting of the Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the Special Adviser to the President […]

“Obaseki’s Claim On Printing Of ₦60BN Is Untrue” -Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has said there was no truth in the claim made by the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki that the Central Bank of Nigeria had to print between 50 Billion Naira and 60 Billion Naira for States to share in March at the meeting […]

Federal Government Approves ₦20.1B For Purchase Of Customs Equipment

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, has approved 20.1 billion naira for the acquisition of various operational equipment for the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS). Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed disclosed this to State House Correspondents on Wednesday, April 14, 2021, after the week’s virtual Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by […]

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.