News - Secretary to the Government of the Federation

EFCC Frees Pius Anyim

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Economic And Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, less than two days after the agency announced that it has secured a court warrant to detain him for 30 days. It was gathered that the former SGF has been...

EFCC Obtains Warrant To Further Detain Pius Anyim

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

A former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Anyim Pius Anyim, may spend some more weeks with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). This comes as the EFCC has obtained a court warrant to keep him in its custody, where he is being grilled for allegedly collecting 520 million...

SGF Visits Ekwueme, Delivers Buhari’s Message

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Boss Mustapha has visited a former Nigeria’s Vice President, Dr Alex Ekwueme, in a hospital in London. A statement issued on Monday by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, said Mr Mustapha conveyed President...

Buhari Launches Armed Forces Emblem

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Mohammadu Buhari has cautioned Nigerians not to indulge in ventures that could plunge the country into another civil war. Speaking at the official emblem and appeal fund launch of the 2018 armed forces remembrance day celebration, president Buhari noted that it was worthwhile to honour the country’s veterans who laid...

New SGF, Boss Mustapha Takes Oath Of Office

1 month ago /
Nation 

The new Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has taken the oath of office. Mr Mustapha took the oath of office today, November 1 at Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, two days after his appointment. President Muhammadu Buhari had announced Mustapha’s appointment on Monday after sacked the suspended...

APC Strong And United – Odigie-Oyegun

1 month ago /
Politics 

The national chairman of the ruling All Progressives Congress APC John Oyegun says the party remains strong and united to deliver on its electoral promises to Nigerians.  Oyegun said this shortly after the national caucus meeting of the party, which held at the banquet hall of the presidential villa. He told reporters...

SGF’s Sack: Senate Has Been Vindicated – Saraki

1 month ago /
Nation 

The President of the Senate ,Dr Bukola Saraki has said that the sack of the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babchir Lawal had vindicated the senate. This is even as he has directed all committees of the Senate to quickly conclude all corruption investigations currently pending before them. The President of...

The New Secretary To The Government Of The Federation: A Profile

1 month ago /
Nation 

Boss Gida Mustapha is a lawyer, management consultant, politician, businessman and boardroom guru of considerable repute. His appointment as the managing director/ceo of the national inland waterways authority (NIWA) hasd been well received by staff and stakeholders, thanks to his vast public sector experience, legal background, extensive travels and contracts...

APC Hails Buhari For Firing Embattled Babachir Lawal

1 month ago /
Politics 

Less than 24 hours President Muhammadu Buhari sacked the embattled Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Babachir Lawal, the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) has commended the action. The party also praised the President for proving to be keen in the fight against corruption by avoiding dragging its name...

Buhari Sacks Babachir Lawal, NIA DG, Appoints New SGF

1 month ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has sacked the suspended Secretary to Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayodele Oke. The President has appointed Mr Boss Mustapha as the new SGF. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina,...

FG Vows To Implement “No Work, No Pay” Policy

2 months ago /
Nation 

In what looks like a deliberate move to discourage industrial actions by Labour Unions in the country, the Nigerian government says it will henceforth implement relevant laws on "no work, no pay" This resolution comes as government also plans to compel the various trade unions in the country to have a...

Presidency Moves On Constituency Project

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has begun moves to ensure that ministries, departments and agencies only pay for contracts under constituency projects when they are satisfactorily completed. Acting secretary to the government of the federation, Habiba Lawal, made this known in her keynote address at an interactive forum on the implementation of zonal...

SGF Probe: President’ll Make Decisions Based On Report – Osinbajo

3 months ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's Vice President,  Yemi Osinbajo,  says President Muhammadu Buhari will make decisions based on the report on the investigation of the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr Babachir Lawal, and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Mr Ayo Oke. Professor Osinbajo, who refused to disclose...

Buhari Cancels First FEC Meeting After Return

3 months ago /
Nation 

The weekly Federal Executive Council meeting will not be holding again today. A statement from the President’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, says the President will, however, receive the report of the committee investigating allegations against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal...

Acting President Osinbajo, Approves New Appointment In Federal Government Agencies

4 months ago /
Nation 

Acting president, Yemi Osinbajo, has approved new appointments in some federal government agencies. The independent corrupt practices and other related offences commission has professor Bolaji Owasanoye, as chairman while professor Musa Usman Abubakar is the secretary. On the commission as members are grace Chinda, Okolo Titus, Obiora Igwedebia, Olubukola Balogun,...

Senate Probes TETFund, Alleges Contract Fraud

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Senate has resolved to probe the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, TETFund after it alleged procurement fraud at the federal body, which is the country’s intervention agency for managing and disbursing education tax to public tertiary schools. The resolution followed a motion by Jibrin Barau, APC-Kano, who sought an “investigative...

Alleged Graft: EFCC Set To Reopen CCT Chair Probe

6 months ago /
Nation 

There were strong indications on Thursday that the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission would reopen investigation into   allegations of corruption against the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal, Justice Danladi Usman. Sources at the anti-graft agency in Abuja said the commission had started screening all outstanding petitions against the CCT...

House of Reps Passes N7.44tn 2017 Budget

7 months ago /
Nation 

After starting Thursday’s plenary on a rowdy note, the House of Representatives has passed the 2017 Budget. The House passed the budget after adopting the report of the Appropriation Committee. President Muhammadu Buhari had presented a budget of N7.298tn to the National Assembly in December 2016, but the Committee on Appropriation headed...

Uncertainty Over Fate Of Embattled SGF, NIA Boss

7 months ago /
Nation  Politics 

There was uncertainty on Sunday evening over the fate of the suspended Director General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ambassador Ayo Oke; and the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal. The development is based on the fact that the presidential committee investigating them can no longer present...

Osinbajo Panel Grills BPP DG Late Into The Night

7 months ago /
Nation 

​The Vice President Yemi Osinbajo​ panel probing the allegations of contract fraud against the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir David Lawal, ​continued its ​sitting yesterday.   The panel, ​which has Attorney-General and Justice Minister, Abubakar Malami and National Security Adviser, Maj-Gen. Babagana Monguno (rtd), as members, grilled Director-General...


‹ Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next ›