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Buhari Presides Over Virtual FEC As Members Honour Gen Aboki Abdallah

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the meeting of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), at the Council Chamber of the State House, Abuja. A minute silence in honour of former Kwara State Military Administrator retired Brig.- Gen. Ahmed Aboki Abdallah, who died recently, was observed by the cabinet members. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, called on the cabinet members to stand in honour of the departed, who was a former Minister of Communications. Late Abdallah served as Minister of Communications and later Minister of…

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Sylva Visits Four OPEC Countries To Discuss Production Cut

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has embarked on a four-day journey to some Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) to discuss issues on crude oil production cut. In a statement by his special Adviser on Media, Alhaji Garba Deen Muhammad, on Friday, in Abuja, the countries include Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Congo Brazzaville and South Sudan. “Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Chief Timipre Sylva, has left Nigeria today for Equatorial Guinea on a start of his four-nation shuttle to oil producing countries that include Equatorial…

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Kagara Abduction: Gov Bello Expresses Confidence In Buhari’s Assurances

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday evening, met behind closed doors with Governor Abubakar Bello of Niger State, at the State House, Abuja. The purpose of the meeting was not made known to newsmen but was not unconnected with the security situation in Niger State where some staff and students of Government Science Secondary School (GSSS), Kagara, Rafi council area of the state were abducted by gunmen on Wednesday morning The president had earlier in a statement by his Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, condemned the…

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Presidency Welcomes Conviction Of 5 Ex-SARS Operatives

The Presidency has commended the court ruling which convicted five dismissed ex-operatives of the disbanded Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS) of the Nigeria Police Force. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Office of the Vice President, Mr Laolu Akande, conveyed this in a tweet on Tuesday in Abuja. “Welcome this important court ruling where five dismissed SARS officers were convicted and one already sentenced to death. “We expect more of such because indeed justice is the first condition of humanity. “ We commend police authorities for…

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Buhari Appoints Bawa As EFCC Chairman, Seeks Senate’s Confirmation

President Mohammadu Buhari has appointed Abdulrasheed Bawa as the new Chairman of the Economic Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The Senate on Tuesday received a formal request from President Buhari seeking the confirmation of appointment of Abdulrasheed Bawa. The letter which was addressed to the Senate President, Ahmad Lawan, was read during the start of plenary. According to President Buhari, the request to screen and confirm Bawa’s appointment as Substantive Chairman of the Commission was “in accordance with paragraph 2 subsection 2 of Part 1 CAP E1 of the EFCC Act…

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WTO: Buhari, Gov Ikpeazu, OPEC, Others Congratulate Okonjo-Iweala

On behalf of the Federal Government and all Nigerians, President Muhammadu Buhari warmly felicitates with former Minister of Finance and Economy, Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her election as Director General of the World Trade Organisation, bringing joy and more honour to the country. As the Harvard-educated and renowned economist takes up another onerous task of service to the world and humanity, the President believes her track record of integrity, diligence and passion for development will continue to yield positive results and rewards to mankind. President Buhari affirms that Dr Okonjo-Iweala,…

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Buhari Warns Against Ethnic Violence, Vows To Protect All Citizens

President Muhammadu Buhari has vowed that his government will protect all religious and ethnic groups, whether majority or minority in line with its responsibility under the constitution. In a reaction to reports of breakout of violence in some parts of the country by some ethnic and sectional groups, President Buhari warned that the government will not allow any ethnic or religious group to stoke up hatred and violence against other groups. The President condemned such violence and gave assurance that his government will act decisively to stop the spread of…

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Buhari Approves N1trn For Establishment Of New Infrastructure Firm

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the creation of a new company that will focus on infrastructure development, with a seed capital of N1trn ($2.63 billion), the Presidency said on Friday. The company, named Infra-Co, will be a public-private partnership, and the initial capital will come from the central bank, the Nigerian Sovereign Investment Authority (NSIA), and the Africa Finance Corporation, it said. “Infra-Co will finance public asset development, rehabilitation and reconstruction as well as invest in cutting edge infrastructure projects for roads, rail, power and other key sectors,” Presidency said…

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FEC Approves New Debt Management Strategy 2020-2023, Says DMO

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has, at its meeting on Wednesday, approved a new Medium Term Debt Management Strategy (MTDS) for Nigeria, for the period 2020-2023,  according to the official website of the Debt Management Office (DMO). DMO explained that the MTDS was a policy document that provided a guide to the borrowing activities of a government in the medium-term, which is usually four years. It said: “it is recognised as one of the best practices in public debt management and is recommended by the World Bank and International Monetary…

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Buhari Pays Tribute To First NNPC GMD, Festus Marinho

President Muhammadu Buhari has condoled with the family of the pioneer Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Chief Festus Marinho, who passed on recently, aged 87. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina, in a statement in Abuja, said Buhari made his feelings known in a letter to the Marinho family, on Tuesday. In the letter, the president described the deceased as a “skilled and knowledgeable person,” whom he worked with twice in his days as Petroleum Minister. The letter…

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