Covid-19: PTF Proposes Lockdown Of 18 Local Government Areas

The Federal Government may consider a lockdown of the 18 Local Government Areas considered to account for 60 per cent of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Nigeria in the next phase of eased lockdown in the country. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, gave the indication in an interview with The PUNCH andContinue reading “Covid-19: PTF Proposes Lockdown Of 18 Local Government Areas”

FG Rubbishes ‘Political Vultures’, says Buhari and Tinubu Still Together

According to a statement signed by presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, “the very essence of the requests put to the Emergency National Executive Committee meeting of the All Progressives Congress (APC) by President Muhammadu Buhari, which were unanimously approved aim to pull back the party, faced with an existential crisis from the brink of collapse, followContinue reading “FG Rubbishes ‘Political Vultures’, says Buhari and Tinubu Still Together”

JUST IN: Buhari endorses Giadom as APC acting national chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has expressed support for Victor Giadom as the acting national chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC). Presidential spokesman, Garba Shehu, told reporters at the State House on Wednesday that Buhari would be attending the virtual meeting of the party’s National Executive Council (NEC) meeting which Giadom scheduled for Thursday. “The PresidentContinue reading “JUST IN: Buhari endorses Giadom as APC acting national chairman”

Financial Autonomy: We Are Now Truly Autonomous – Obasa

President Buhari in handshake with Chairman Conference of Speakers, Rt. Hon. Mudashiru Obasa, Speaker Lagos State House of AssemblyThe Conference of Speakers of State Legislatures in Nigeria has described the approval of financial autonomy granted its members by President Muhammadu Buhari as the best Sallah gift from the latter. The chairman of the Conference ofContinue reading “Financial Autonomy: We Are Now Truly Autonomous – Obasa”

FACTS ARE STUBBORN THINGS By Femi Adesina

Next week, the Muhammadu Buhari administration would be exactly five years in office. Four full years of a first term, and one year accomplished in the second term of four years. In five years, President Buhari has touched Nigeria in diverse ways, despite myriad of challenges; economic, security, political, social, and many more.The fact sheetContinue reading “FACTS ARE STUBBORN THINGS By Femi Adesina”

JUST-IN: BUHARI EXTENDS COVID-19 LOCKDOWN BY ANOTHER TWO WEEKS

Just-In: Buhari Extends COVID-19 Lockdown By Another Two WeeksPresident Buhari The Federal Government, on Monday, said the recent order of the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on gradual ease of lockdown will remain in force for another two weeks. The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this at theContinue reading “JUST-IN: BUHARI EXTENDS COVID-19 LOCKDOWN BY ANOTHER TWO WEEKS”

EXTENSION LOOMS!!! Presidency To Review Lockdown As Nigeria Records Almost 5000 Cases

The Federal Government of Nigeria has confirmed that the relaxation of the lockdown will be reviewed this week. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, disclosed it during the daily briefing on Tuesday. Aliyu said the task force would not hesitate to change strategy if the current directive isContinue reading “EXTENSION LOOMS!!! Presidency To Review Lockdown As Nigeria Records Almost 5000 Cases”

Supreme Court Frees Ex-Abia Gov, Orji Kalu, Nullifies His Jail Sentence!

The Supreme Court on Friday nullified the conviction of former Abia State governor Orji Uzor Kalu. Senator Kalu was convicted and sentenced to 12 years for fraud while he was governor for eight years through his company, Slok Nigeria Limited. However, the apex court in its judgment declared that the judgement of the court ofContinue reading “Supreme Court Frees Ex-Abia Gov, Orji Kalu, Nullifies His Jail Sentence!”

COVID-19: President Buhari Approves Scrapping Of Agencies To Reduce Cost Of Governance

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the rationalisation of government agencies – The move will trigger the scrapping of some federal government agencies to reduce Nigeria’s cost of governance – When concluded, there will be a reduction in the number of statutory agencies from 263 to 161. President Muhammadu Buhari approved the implementation of the SteveContinue reading “COVID-19: President Buhari Approves Scrapping Of Agencies To Reduce Cost Of Governance”

BREAKDOWN OF HOW THE NEW LOCKDOWN WILL RUN – SGF

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha has provided clarifications on the announcement of a phased easing of the lockdown order by President Muhammadu Buhari. During the Press briefing of the PTF-COVID-19 on Wednesday, Mustapha said gave a breakdown of how the newContinue reading “BREAKDOWN OF HOW THE NEW LOCKDOWN WILL RUN – SGF”