Why we are setting up Ruga settlement across Nigeria – Presidency

The Presidency on Sunday reacted to the raging controversies over its planned establishment of herders colonies across the country. In a statement by the Senior Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, it said it “wishes to draw attention to recent unhelpful comments regarding the plan to stop roaming of […]

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FG starts paying 25b academic allowance to university teachers

The Federal Government has commenced the payment of N25 billion earned academic allowances of members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities to universities. Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Sonny Echono, disclosed this to The Nation in an interview on Monday in Abuja, the nation’s capital. The permanent secretary said the government has resolved […]

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US slams new sanctions on Iran, targets Khamenei

US President Donald Trump has said he is imposing hard-hitting new sanctions on Iran, including on the office of the country’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei. He said the additional sanctions were in response to the shooting down of a US drone and “many other things”. Ayatollah Khamenei, Iran’s highest authority, was singled out because he […]

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Court orders Buhari to respond in five days over alleged certificate fraud

The Court of Appeal Abuja division on Monday ordered President Muhammadu Buhari to respond within five days to the appeal filed against his qualification for the 2019 presidential election. The court also ordered the All Progressives Congress (APC), and the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to within five days respond to all issues raised on […]

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FG inaugurates SEC Board with Lijadu as Chairman

L-R, Member, Governing Board of Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr Lamido Yuguda, Chairman, Mr Olufemi Lijadu, Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance Alh Mahmood Isa-Dutse and Acting Director General, Securities and Exchange Commission Ms Mary Uduk during the Inauguration of the Governing Board of the Securities and Exchange Commission by the Permanent Secretary Ministry of Finance […]

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