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Speech By His Excellency, Muhammadu Buhari, President Of The Federal Republic Of Nigeria At The Signing Into Law Of The Appropriation (Repeal And Amendment) Act, 2020

PROTOCOLS It is my pleasure and honour to sign the Appropriation (Repeal and Amendment) Act, 2020 into law today. I thank the Distinguished Senate President, the Right Honourable Speaker of the House of Representatives, and all the Distinguished and Honourable Leaders, and Members, of the National Assembly for the prompt review and passage of the… Read More »

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President Buhari Mourns Coulibaly, Ivorian Prime Minister

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed grief over the death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly of Cote d’Ivoire and a candidate for October’s presidential election. In a message of condolence to President Alassane Ouattara and the government and people of Cote d ‘Ivoire, President Buhari said the Prime Minister, who breathed his last in the… Read More »

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Sanwo-Olu: “Security Remains Our Priority” As NNPC, SNEPCO Donate 16 Vehicles To LSSTF

Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Wednesday reinstated his administration’s commitment to the continued provision of adequate security of lives and properties of Lagosians, saying it remains a major priority of his government. The Governor stated this at the State House, Marina, when he received 16 security operations vehicles donated to the Lagos State… Read More »

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FG, LASG Seek Motorists Cooperation During Third Mainland Bridge Repair.

The Federal Government and Lagos State Government have appealed to motorists and Lagos residents to cooperate with government and appropriate agencies during the six months partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge for maintenance work, which is expected to commence on July 24. Speaking during a press conference jointly addressed by the Federal Controller of… Read More »

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President Buhari Condemns Boko Haram’S Cowardly Attack On Un In The Northeast

President Muhammadu Buhari has condemned what he called “the dastardly attack on UN aid helicopter in the Northeast on Saturday by the Boko Haram terrorists.” In a reaction to the reports of the incident, President Buhari said: “This latest cowardly attack on the UN humanitarian helicopter is yet another desperate rear guard action by the… Read More »

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Osinowo: Sanwo-Olu Receives Senate Delegation, Says Late Politician Was a Great Mobiliser

….Senate To Honour Late Lawmaker Next Wednesday Lagos State Governor, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the last contribution made by the late Sen. Adebayo Osinowo, on the floor of the Senate in which the deceased expressed philosophical thoughts to galvanise federal lawmakers to support actions against the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, demonstrated his dedication to issues… Read More »

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APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee Visit Asiwaju Bola Tinubu In Lagos

PICTURES: APC CARETAKER/EXTRAORDINARY CONVENTION COMMITTEE VISIT ASIWAJU BOLA TINUBU IN LAGOS PIX 4397/4838 L-R: Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani Bello; Secretary of the APC Caretaker/Extraordinary Convention Committee, Senator John Akpan Udo-Udehe; Yobe State Governor and Chairman of the Committee, Hon. Mai Mala Buni; APC National Leader, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu; Lagos State Governor, Mr.… Read More »

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We’re Determined To Do More To Protect Poor, Vulnerable Nigerians – President Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says the recently developed Economic Sustainability Plan, aimed at stimulating the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will extend protection to very poor Nigerians and other vulnerable groups through pro-poor spending. The President spoke in a recorded video message to a virtual high-level UN meeting on trends, options and strategies in poverty eradication… Read More »

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NMA, NUT knock FG over order to reopen schools

The Nigerian Medical Association and the Nigeria Union of   Teachers, on Tuesday, took a swipe at the  Federal Government over its  “safe reopening of schools”.The apex organisations of medical doctors and teachers in the country told The PUNCH that the directive that graduating classes should resume was not only badly thought-out, but also could expose… Read More »

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FG lifts ban on interstate travel, okays local flights

President Muhammadu Buhari, yesterday, approved the lifting of restrictions on interstate travel effective tomorrow. He also extended the second phase of the relaxed lockdown by four weeks beginning Tuesday, June 30, 2020 to midnight of Monday, July 27, 2020. Though all schools will remain closed, arrangements would be made for graduating students in Primary 6,… Read More »