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        The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved the downward review of the examination registration fees for the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB), Senior Secondary and Basic Education Certificate. The Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu, disclosed this at the end of the Council’s meeting which was presided over by Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo ...
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      President Muhammadu Buhari has assured that all ongoing federal projects in the South East will be funded, saying that the seven-month delay in passing this year’s budget will not serve as an excuse. The president gave the assurance during a meeting with South-East Governors and Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, on Wednesday at State ...
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          Oil marketers on Sunday appealed to the Federal Government to effect quick payment of its outstanding N800 billion subsidy debts. The marketers, under the aegis of Major Oil Marketers Association of Nigeria (MOMAN) and Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), made the appeal in a joint interactive session with journalists in Lagos. ...
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        The Minister of State Labour and Employment, Prof. Stephen Ocheni, says the Federal Government is committed to the International Labour Organisation (ILO) standards on labour practice, social protection and equal opportunity for all. Ocheni gave the assurance when he received the ILO officials led by Ms Sukti Dasgupta, Chief of the Employment and Labour Branch of ...
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      The Minister of State for Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika, says the Nigeria Air project followed due process and is currently at procurement stage awaiting approval by the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Sirika also discredited claims that the government spent $600,000 on the design of the logo after the carrier was unveiled at the Farnborough ...
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        The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos, Mr Adedamola Kuti, says that the Federal Ministry of Works was working toward speedy completion of all road projects in Lagos. Kuti told the media in Lagos that massive progress had been achieved on Section one of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway reconstruction project which extends from Ojota ...
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    Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma   The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved  a budgetary proposal of N8.73 trillion for 2019 fiscal year, N400 billion lower than the 2018 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, made this known when he briefed State House ...
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    The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has resigned as a member of the Federal Executive Council (FEC). Although the presidency was unable to confirm the resignation, sources, however , confirmed her resignation to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Friday in Abuja. She was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari in November 2015. Before ...
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    Alhaji Abubakar Bwari, the Minister of State, Mines and Steel Development, says the ministry has been able to access N15 billion from the N30 billion mining intervention fund. Bwari made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Tuesday in Abuja. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the ...
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    January 17, 2018 The Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting to be presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday is expected to deliberate on the country’s transport sector and other related issues. The meeting is being attended by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha; the Head of Service, Mrs Winifrey ...