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Buhari Suspends NSITF Boss, 11 Top Officials

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the immediate, compulsory, and indefinite suspension of Mr Adebayo Somefun, the Managing Director and Chief Executive of the Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF). The directive was disclosed in a statement issued on Thursday from the Head of Press and Public Relations at the Ministry of Labour and Employment, Charles […]

Electricity Tariffs To Wait Until 2021, Says Lawan

The 100 per cent hike in electricity tariff slated to commence Wednesday, July 1, 2020, has been put on hold. This follows the National Assembly leadership’s intervention at a meeting with the Electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos), the National Electricity Regulatory Agency (NERC) and others in the power chain, Monday night, June 29, 2020. The DisCos […]

COVID-19: Buhari Receives Briefing From PTF

President Muhammadu Buhari has received a briefing from Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 at the State House in Abuja. Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) and Chairman of the PTF, Boss Mustapha, Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire, the Coordinator of the PTF on COVID-19, Dr. Sani Aliyu, Director-General of the National Center for […]

COVID-19: Buhari Increases Research Grants To N7.5bn

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has received approval to increase the National Research Fund (NRF) to N7.5 billion for the year 2020 from its initial N3 billion. Executive Secretary of TETFund, Prof. Suleiman Bogoro, who disclosed this at the 2020 TETFund Board of Trustees (BoT) retreat in Abuja, stated that the approval, which was granted […]

President Buhari Meets APC Governors Over Crisis

President Muhammadu Buhari is in a closed-door meeting with Governors of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the State House, Abuja. The Nation reports that those at the meeting are the Chairman of the Progressive Governors Forum (PGF) and Governor of Kebbi State, Mr Atiku Bagudu; Chairman of Northern Governors Forum, Mr Simon Lalong and […]

I Am Upset With Recent Rape Cases – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has decried the spike in the incidents of rape across the country. In his Democracy Day speech to the nations on Friday, June 12, 2020, the President revealed that he has directed the police to ensure perpetrators of rape and other sexual violence were arrested and prosecuted accordingly. The President added the […]

Democracy Day: President Buhari’s Full Speech

President Muhammadu Buhari addressed Nigerians on the occasion of Democracy Day, Friday, June 12, 2020. Read the speech by the President below: NATIONAL BROADCAST BY PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ON DEMOCRACY DAY, JUNE 12TH 2020 Fellow Nigerians,1. The 2020 celebration of Democracy Day marks 21 years of uninterrupted civil administration in our dear country. This day […]

Insecurity: Buhari Meets Masari, Assures Of End To Banditry, Kidnapping

President Muhammadu Buhari has assured the people of Katsina State of improved security and an end to all forms of banditry in the state, and the nation at large. The President gave the assurance during a meeting with Governor of Kastina State, Aminu Bello Masari, at the State House on Thursday night.  President Buhari warned […]

Buhari Chairs Third Virtual FEC Meeting

The third virtual Federal Executive Council meeting is underway with President Muhammadu Buhari presiding from the villa. Only ministers who have memos to present are physically present while others are to join in from their locations The last virtual FEC meeting was held about two weeks ago More details from this meeting are expected to […]