Politics

Revealed: 2,570 aides serve 469 federal lawmakers

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An investigation by NAN has revealed about 2,570 aides serve the total of 469 federal lawmakers.

Out of this number, 700 aides work for 109 lawmakers in the Senate, while the remaining 1,870 are engaged by the 360 House of Representatives members. (more…)

#Dasukigate: How PDP bought my support for 2015 elections with N100 million – Chief Olu Falae

Chief Olu Falae
Chief Olu Falae

Former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Chief Olu Falae, has admitted that he collected N100 million from the former chairman, Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) according to a report by New Telegraph. (more…)

Busybodies trying to cause disaffection between me and Buhari – Atiku

Atiku Abubakar & Muhammadu BuhariNigeria’s former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, yesterday, denied being part of a conspiracy against President Muhammdu Buhari, describing the insinuation that he used the cover of a foreign medical trip to host an anti-Buhari parley as the figment of the imagination of “ill-motivated busybodies that don’t wish the country well.” (more…)

Text of the Press Briefing by the Minister of Transportation, Chibuike Rotimi Amaechi on Wednesday December 23rd, 2015

Rotimi Amaechi

Protocol,

We are delighted to welcome you to this first interaction with our media stakeholders in the transportation sector. We are certain this would be the first of many such interactions in the light of President Buhari administration’s commitment to accountability and open government. Since we assumed office as Ministers, I and my colleague – the Honourable Minster of State for Aviation have received briefs from different departments and agencies of the ministry and have also embarked on a fact – finding tour. These briefings and tour have enabled us to firm our workplan and policy direction in line with the determination of this administration to lay solid foundation, and improve critical infrastructure that will reflect on our economy. (more…)

FG doles out employment letters to 173 ex-NYSC members for exemplary conduct

NYSC DG and FCSC Chairman
NYSC DG and FCSC Chairman during opening ceremony

 

Federal Government, Monday, gave letters of employment to 173 ex-Corps members for immediate appointment into the various ministries in the Civil Service. The Federal Civil Service Commission [FCSC] officially handed over appointment letters to the 173 ex-National Youth Service Corp [NYSC] who served in 2012, 2013 and 2014 for distinguishing themselves during their service years. (more…)