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President Tinubu Appoints New AMCON CEO and Three Executive Directors

President Bola Tinubu has appointed Mr. Gbenga Alade as the new Chief Executive Officer of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON). Alade takes over from Ahmed Kuru, who assumed office in August 2015. The appointments were announced by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, in a statement titled, […]

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Tinubu Appoints New Heads for NCC, NIGCOMSAT, and Galaxy Backbone

President Bola Tinubu has announced new leadership appointments for three key agencies within the Federal Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. In a statement released by Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale, Tinubu appointed executives to head the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), the Nigerian Communications Satellite (NIGCOMSAT) Limited, and Galaxy […]

Politics

Makinde Disputes Akpabio’s Claim of ₦30 Billion Allocation To Governors

Oyo State Governor and Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Governors’ Forum, Seyi Makinde, has refuted the statement made by Senate President Godswill Akpabio, claiming that states received an additional N30 billion each to address food insecurity. Makinde clarified that Oyo State has not received such funds from the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) or the […]

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FAAC: FG, States, LGs Share ₦1.149 Trillion for January 2024

In January 2024, a total revenue of ₦2.068 trillion flowed into the Federation Account, including ₦78.412 billion for collection costs, ₦639.926 billion for transfers, interventions, and refunds, and ₦200.000 billion in savings. After deductions, the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) allocated ₦1.149 trillion from January 2024’s revenue to the Federal Government, States, and Local Government […]

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Zamfara Assembly Under Tight Security Amid Speaker’s impeachment Saga

The Zamfara State House of Assembly is currently under heavy security surveillance as lawmakers move to impeach Speaker Hon. Bilyaminu Moriki. Majority members are gathered for a crucial meeting at the assembly complex, which has been closed off to the public. Security forces, including the police and Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps, have been […]

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Zamfara Assembly Expresses Dismay Over Exclusion of Civil Servants From Payroll

The State House Standing Committee on Public Service and Establishment has Expressed total dismay over the Non inclusion of Some Local and State Civil Servants who were removed from the Payroll. In a statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary, Zamfara State House of Assembly, Bello Madaro Kurya said the Chairman of the Committee and […]

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Gov Bala Pledges More Support To ATBU For Sustainable Education Dev’t

From Abdullahi Idris, Bauchi :As he inaugurates projects at Gubi and Yalwa campuses Governor Bala Abdulkadir Mohammed of Bauchi State on Thursday assured the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University (ATBU Bauchi) of the continued support and cooperation of his administration towards the realization of the common goal of attainment of educational excellence. The Governor gave the […]

Insecurity

Zamfara: NSCDC Apprehends Four Suspects Supplying Fuel To Bandits

The Zamfara State Command of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC) has apprehended four individuals suspected of supplying fuel to bandits in the region. The suspects were paraded by Commandant Sani Mustafa at the command headquarters in Gusau, where 40 bunches of copper wire and 40 jerricans of petrol (PMS) were recovered. According […]

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BREAKING: Fed Govt Halts Cooking Gas Export To Reduce Price Surge

In a bid to alleviate the scarcity and soaring prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), commonly known as cooking gas, the Federal Government has announced the cessation of its exportation. The disclosure was made by the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ekperikpe Ekpo, during the “Internal Stakeholders’ Workshop” held in Abuja, centered on “Harnessing […]

Politics

No Governor Has Denied Receiving 30 Billion Naira, Says Shehu Sani

Following Senate President Goodwill Akpabio’s disclosure that all state governors received ₦30 billion each from the Federation Account to address inflation and high food costs, Senator Shehu Sani has emphasized that no governor has refuted this claim. This revelation comes after the federal government disbursed ₦2 billion to each governor last September as part of […]