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November 16, 2017 4:32 AM FEC endorses new Building Code for Nigeria

The Federal Executive Council, FEC, on Wednesday endorsed a new National Building Code for the country. The council at its meeting in Abuja, presided over by the Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, also approved the reconstruction of the Gombe-Biu Road at a cost of N27 billion. Speaking with State House Correspondents after the meeting, the Minister of Power 24

November 15, 2017 11:59 PM Ambode, Udom for Nigeria Sports Award

The Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode and the Akwa Ibom State Governor, Gabriel Udom are among dignitaries that have been confirmed to grace the 2017 edition of the Nigerian Sports Award slated to hold on Friday, November 17, 2017. The spokesman for the award who is also the Executive Director, Unmissable Incentives Limiteed, Mr. Kayode Idowu, disclosed 23

November 13, 2017 7:34 AM 11 PDP govs in crucial meeting ahead Dec. 9 convention

The 11 Governors of Peoples Democratic (PDP) are in a close door meeting in Enugu with the eight national chairmanship aspirants of the party ahead of the Dec. 9 national convention of the party. The governors are Ishaku Darius, Taraba; Dankwambo Ibrahim, Gombe; and Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti and Chairman of PDP Governors Forum. Others are Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi 24

November 7, 2017 7:28 AM 2019: How APC is campaigning for PDP – Bafarawa

A chieftain of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and a former Governor of Sokoto State, Alhaji Attahiru Bafarawa, yesterday, said the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) is indirectly campaigning for the former ruling party to return to power. He said, judging by its performances, the party had only succeeded in campaigning for the PDP to take over in 2019. However 27

November 2, 2017 1:58 PM Leaked Memo: Buhari Summons Kyari, Oyo-Ita After FEC Clash

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday summoned his Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, and the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita, over their clash at the Council Chambers of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The fierce crossfire between Kyari and Oyo-Ita, which occurred shortly before the Federal Executive Council meeting, was believed 65

November 2, 2017 11:36 AM Gunmen kill labour leader, 2 others in Kogi

LOKOJA – Yet to be identified gunmen yesterday gun down two persons in Okene, Kogi Central senatorial district. Vanguard gathered that the killing took place around 7pm while worshippers were performing ablution for the night’s prayers. Yakubu and his younger brother, felled to the bullets of the gunmen while performing ablution in front of the house 22

November 2, 2017 9:18 AM Maina: Keyamo faults Malami, blasts HoS for ‘whispering’ to Buhari

Festus Keyamo, SAN, has faulted how the Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, confronted President Muhammadu Buhari over the reinstatement of former Chairman of the Pension Reforms Commission, Mallam Abdulrasheed Maina, into the civil service. He also criticised Oyo-Ita’s claim that she called the president aside after the Federal Executive Council 29

November 2, 2017 6:29 AM NAICOM workers call off strike

Members of staff of the National Insurance Commission (NAICOM) have called off their three-day warning strike. In a statement yesterday, the NAICOM spokesman, Mr. ‘Rasaaq ‘Salami said the strike has been called off as both parties have reached definite agreements. “The strike action embarked upon by staff of the Commission has been called off. This followed 15

November 2, 2017 2:35 AM Maina: HoS, Kyari in verbal tango at FEC

ABUJA — THE weekly Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting which started after the swearing-in of Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, and the launch of the 2018 Armed Forces Remembrance Day Emblem witnessed a mild drama as Head of Service, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, and Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, were involved in a shouting 29

November 1, 2017 5:15 PM The Latest: White House calls NYC suspect 'enemy combatant'

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says the Trump administration considers the New York truck attack suspect to be an "enemy combatant." Sanders tells reporters President Donald Trump is open to sending the alleged attacker to the U.S. prison on Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Sanders says the actions of the alleged attacker, Sayfullo Saipov, justify 30