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June 20, 2018 8:07 AM Falae speaks on 2019 election, SDP presidential candidate

National Chairman, Social Democratic Party (SDP), Chief Olu Falae has assured that the party would conduct a free and fair presidential primary to select its candidate for the 2019 election. The elder statesaman urged Nigerians to vote out the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) and also shun the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) next year. “The two parties 16

June 12, 2018 11:57 AM June 12: Obasanjo, Babangida absent as Buhari confers honours on MKO Abiola, others

Nigeria’s ex-presidents, Olusegun Obasanjo and Ibrahim Babangida were noticeably absent at a ceremony for the conferment of national honours on the presumed winner of June 12, 1993 presidential election, Chief MKO Abiola, and others. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday informed the gathering that the two ex-presidents 24

May 28, 2018 5:39 PM Buhari, Saraki, Dogara, others attend Democray Day lecture [PHOTOS]

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday attended a lecture ahead of Nigeria’s democracy day on May 29. This year’s event has as its theme: “Peacebuilding and good governance for sustainable development.” The lecture, which took place at the International Conference Centre in Abuja, was also attended by President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki; Speaker of the House 25

April 3, 2018 1:52 PM 2018 Budget: FG Summons Heads Of Agencies On Procurement

The Federal Government has summoned the Accounting officers and Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) from all Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to brainstorm on effective implementation of 2018 budget. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, who conveyed this directive in a statement on Monday in Abuja, warned that there would 28

February 27, 2018 10:03 AM AGF Malami usurps Senate powers, tells Ojukwu to resume as NHRC boss

The Attorney General of the Federation (AGF) and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has asked Tony Ojukwu to assume office as the acting Executive Secretary of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC). This is in contravention of the civil service rules and the Act that established the commission which empowers the Senate to clear the appointee 25

January 29, 2018 3:16 PM Atiku meets VP Osinbajo, Kanu, Ekweremadu in Abuja [PHOTOS]

The Waziri of Adamawa met with the Vice President, former military Administrator, Rear Admiral (rtd) Ndubuisi Kanu, on Sunday night during the tribute in honour of the late Vice President, Alex Ekwueme at the International Conference Center, ICC, in Abuja. He was also seen exchanging banters with former Secretary to the Government of the Federation 27

January 22, 2018 6:03 AM Herdsmen attack: Fayose speaks on burning of Falae’s farm

Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose has reacted to the setting ablaze of a farm belonging to the former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, Olu Falae by Fulani herdsmen. Reacting, Fayose said Chief Falae an elder statesman did not deserve such brutality from herdsmen. Fayose further called on Buhari’s government to protect Nigerians 28

January 11, 2018 2:32 PM SGF wants NASS to Pass 2018 budget on time

Secretary to the Government of the Federation,(SGF) Boss Mustapha has urged the National Assembly to hasten work on the 2018 budget proposal to enable its quick passage. He made the appeal when he appeared before Senate Committee on Federal Character to defend his office budget for 2018. He said it has become imperative to ensure that the budget is passed 26

November 23, 2017 7:30 AM EFCC releases Anyim, seizes former SGF’s passport

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has released former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Anyim Pius Anyim. Punch reports that the agency however, seized Anyim’s passport before he was allowed to leave on Tuesday. The former SGF was also instructed to report to the commission every two weeks and also return some of the money 30

November 21, 2017 8:16 AM EFCC obtains warrant to detain ex-SGF, Anyim

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, has obtained a remand warrant to further detain Anyim Pius Anyim, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, SGF, under the Jonathan government. Anyim is being investigated for allegedly collecting N520m from a former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), on the eve of the 2015 presidential 47