News - Federal Executive Council

NHIS Boss’ Reinstatement Doesn’t Stop EFCC Investigation – FG

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has said that the reinstatement of Professor Usman Yusuf as the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) does not stop any ongoing investigation into the allegations of corruption levelled against him.Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, said this on Wednesday in Abuja...

FG Approves Advisory Board For New National Carrier

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has approved the substitution of Lufthansa group as one of the transition advisory consortium that will provide advisory services for the establishment of a national carrier in the country.

President Buhari Signs Bilateral Air Agreement With Five Countries

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Following its approval at the Federal Executive Council (FEC), President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja, signed bilateral air service agreements with five countries. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba  Shehu said the President signed the Instruments of Ratification of the Bilateral Air Services Agreements...

President Buhari Sign Executive Order To Improve Local Content In Public Procurement

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components.

PDP Asks Buhari To Protect Lives And Property

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national working committee (NWC) and its Governors forum have called on president Muhammadu Buhari to take responsibility of the protection of lives and properties of Nigerians following the recent spate of killings.

PDP States Reject Planned Withdrawal Of $1bn From Excess Crude Account

2 weeks ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it is against the withdrawal of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Oil account by the Federal Government to tackle insecurity. The PDP is of the view that local governments are vehemently opposed to the unilateral withdrawal of the said amount under any guise. A statement...

PDP Accuses FG Of ‘Massive Corruption’ In Fuel Subsidy Regime [Full Text]

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has accused the Federal Government of ‘massive corruption’ amid the controversy over the alleged payment of fuel subsidy. The party made the allegation in a communique issued shortly after the meeting of members of its National Working Committee (NWC) on Sunday in Asaba, Delta State capital. As...

FG Denies Subsidizing Petroleum Products

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's minister of Finance Kemi Adeosun has denied reports that the federal government is still subsidizing petroleum products, admitting that the Nigerian national petroleum corporation is importing refined products at a loss.

Public Service Rule Quoted By Adeosun Does Not Exist – Gwarzo

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The former Director General (DG) of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, on Tuesday during the House of Representatives Investigative Hearing on his suspension faulted the public service rule quoted by the Minister of Finance in his letter of suspension. Reading from the letter, which was signed by the...

Minister Wears Buhari’s Campaign Cap At FEC Meeting

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, attended the Federal Executive Council meeting on Wednesday wearing a cap campaigning for President Muhammadu Buhari’s re-election in 2019. The meeting, which was chaired by the President, held at the Council Chamber of the Presidential Villa in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory. Amid series of endorsements...

FCT Natives Demand Ministerial Position

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Some natives of Abuja who say they are the original inhabitants of the federal capital territory are demanding more inclusion in the composition of the federal executive council. 

Governor Wike Assures ONELGA People Of Enhanced Security

1 month ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom  Wike,  has assured the people of Ogba/Egbema/Ndoni Local Government Area (ONELGA) that the State Government will continue to build the security infrastructure in the area to enforce peace. He stated that the younger brother of slain cultist, Don Wanny, Mr Oluchi Igwedibia will soon be tracked down...

FG Set To Boost Electricity Supply With Additional 2000 Mega Watts

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government plans to boost electricity supply with an additional 2000 mega watts to the current distribution capacity of 5000 mega watts This follows Federal Executive Council's approval of a memo seeking to develop a framework to establish a thirty three KVA plant to energise the country's distribution network...

Herdsmen-Farmers Clashes Receiving ‘Highest Level’ Of Attention – FG

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says the clashes between farmers and herdsmen have become a major national concern which is determined to holistically address. This is according to the Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, who addressed State House correspondents on Wednesday shortly after the Federal Executive Council meeting. “The government is...

Killings: Army Deploys Special Troops To Benue, Taraba, Nasarawa

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Army has deployed Special Forces to Benue, Taraba and Nasarawa states amid tensions of attacks on communities in the states. The Presidency announce this on Wednesday, hours after President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. The deployment of the troops, which comes as part of...

Federal Government Insists On Cattle Colonies

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it will respect the provisions of the land use act in its quest to establish colonies for animal grazing in Nigeria. Minister of state for Aviation Hadi Sirika made the disclosure while trying to justify government's proposal for the establishment of colonies as a lasting solution to...

House Commences Hearing On Conflict Between Finance Minister, SEC DG

2 months ago /
Nation 

A public hearing on the need to intervene in the conflict between the Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun and the suspended DG of Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mr Mounir Gwarzo, has commenced. Chairman of the House of Representatives Committee on Capital Market and Institutions, Yusuf Tajudeen, however, read a...

FG Considers Expansion Of Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, Other Projects

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government of Nigeria has approved some contracts cutting across different sectors of the country. The approval was announced during the Wednesday Federal Executive Council meeting after several deliberations. Some of these contracts include the expansion of the Lagos – Ibadan Expressway, Abuja-Kano road for N155.7billion. Other roads are Ondo-Ogun and...

BREAKING: Reps Shift Public Hearing On Suspended DG Of SEC

2 months ago /
Nation 

The public hearing on the conflict between the Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun and the suspended Director General of Securities and Exchange Commission has been rescheduled for January 2018. This follows a notification by the Minister of Finance seeking permission to attend the Federal Executive Council meeting which continues today. The letter...

Federal Executive Council Meeting To Continue On Thursday

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, on Wednesday said the meeting of the Federal Executive Council, presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari, will extend till Thursday. Shehu speaking in Abuja said that the meeting was extended to Thursday to enable the council deliberate and...


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