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Buhari approves appointment of four permanent secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of four Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service. Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, Head of the Civil Service of the Federation in a statement signed by the Director of Information, Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Mrs. Olawunmi Ogunmosunle made this known today in […]

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Kaduna state House of Assembly approves castration as punishment for rapists

The Kaduna state House of Assembly has approved castration as punishment for anyone convicted of rape in the state. The Assembly gave the approval following the passage of a bill to amend the Kaduna state penal court law, 2017, by the lawmakers on Thursday, September 10. The assembly announced the approval on its Twitter handle […]

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BREAKING: FG approves reopening of NYSC orientation camps

The Federal Government has approved the reopening of orientation camps for the  the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) nationwide. As part of it’s measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease, Orientation camps across the country had been shut in March. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID-19, Dr Sani Aliyu, during […]

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President Buhari approves November 1st as National Youth Day in Nigeria

President Buhari has approved the declaration of November 1st of every year as the National Youth Day in Nigeria. The Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Sunday Dare, disclosed this on his Twitter handle on Wednesday, September 2. According to the minister, the President made this known during the Federal Executive Council meeting which held this morning. His tweet […]

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Minister of Power Approves Sack Of TCN MD

The Managing Director of the Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) Usman Gur Mohammed has been sacked by the federal government. Minister of Power, Mohammed Sale who approved the sack of the TCN Managing Director also appointed Sule Abdulaziz in his stead in acting capacity. The Minister’s spokesperson Aaron Artimas, confirmed this in a statement released […]

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2020 Budget: Senate approves President Buhari’s request to raise fresh N850bn loan

President Buhari in a letter seeked the approval of the Senate to secure a fresh loan of N850 billion to fund some projects in the 2020 budget. The request was read by the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, on the floor of the upper chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja today April 28. According to […]

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China approves two Coronavirus vaccines for human trials

China has approved the trial of two Coronavirus vaccines on humans, as the government aims to prevent a re-occurence of the disease in the country. According to state owned news agency Xinhua, the Chinese Government approved the two experimental vaccines created by a Beijing-based unit of Sinovac Biotech and by the Wuhan Institute of Biological […]

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Senate approves HND as minimum qualification for president and state governors

The Nigerian Senate has approved Higher National Diploma (HND) as the minimum qualification for citizens seeking to be president or governors. The bill which proposed the certificate as the minimum qualification for president and state governors, and Ordinary National Diploma (OND) as the minimum qualification for those contesting for state and federal legislative seats, passed […]

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Buhari approves retirement of head of service Winifred Oyo-Ita, Confirms appointment of Folashade Yemi-Esan as new head of service

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the retirement of head of service, Winifred Oyo-Ita who is currently being investigated over allegation of N3 billion contract scam levelled against her and has confirmed the appointment of Dr Folasade Yemi- Esan as the substantive Head of the Civil Service of the Federation with effect from Friday , February […]