FEC okays N13.08trn 2021 budget estimate

FILE: The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) and his cabinet members at the Federal Executive council Meeting on Wednesday. Olalekan Adetayo, Abuja The Federal Executive Council has approved a budget estimate of N13.08trn for the 2021 fiscal year. The fiscal document was approved at a meeting of the council on Wednesday presided over by the President, Major General Muhammadu …

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Bigg Boss 14: Rumoured contestant Sara Gurpal pays a tribute to Sushant

Punjabi singer and actress Sara Gurpal, who is rumoured to be entering the Bigg Boss 14 house, paid the sweetest tribute to late actor Sushant Singh Rajput by singing the title track from his show, Pavitra Rishta. She posted the video on her social media account with an adorable caption, “This is the title track of #PavitraRishta. Since the first …

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Queen of England congratulates Nigeria @60 -Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday said the Queen of England, Queen Elizabeth II, has sent a message of felicitation to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), on Nigeria’s 60th independence holding on Thursday. This was contained in a statement by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, titled, ‘The Queen of England congratulates Nigeria on …

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Osun deputy chief of staff charged with $120,000 fraud

Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu The Office of the Inspector-General of Police has charged the Deputy Chief of Staff to the Governor of Osun State, Abdullahi Binuyo, with fraud involving $120,000. The case marked CR/975/2020 was filed before the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja on September 9, 2020. It contains four charges of conspiracy, fraud, cheating and …

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PTF says 80 passengers tested positive seven days after arrival

THE Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 on Tuesday justified the repeat COVID-19 test being conducted on international travellers after seven days of their arrival to the country. The National Coordinator of the PTF, Dr Sani Aliyu, said at the taskforce’s briefing in Abuja that a significant number of 80 out of the 2,403 tests carried out when the exercise began …

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Nigeria@60: PMB to address the Nation

The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.) The President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), will, on Thursday, address Nigerians on the nation’s 60th independence from the Eagle Square, Abuja. This is contrary to the annual tradition which sees sitting Presidents addressing the nation through nationwide broadcast at 7am on such days. The Special Adviser to the President on Media and …

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Judges Appointment: Court delivers judgment on suit seeking to stall appointment.

The Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday fixed Wednesday for judgment on a suit opposing the appointment of 21 persons on the list of 33 candidates recommended to the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd), for appointment as judges of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory. Justice Okon Abang fixed the date for judgment after hearing parties …

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