BUHARI MINISTERS HOLD VALEDICTORY FEC TODAY

President Muhammadu Buhari will preside over the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC), on Wednesday, exactly a week before his inauguration for another four-year tenure. President Muhammadu Buhari arriving to chair the weekly FEC Meeting attended by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo; Ag. SGF, Hajia Habiba lawal and Ministers at the Aso Chambers, State House, Abuja. Photo by Abayomi Adeshida 27/09/2017 The Federal Executive Council is the cabinet of Nigeria and is made up of the President, Vice-President and ministers appointed by the President. Other members are Secretary to…

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FEC APPROVES 9 PROJECTS FOR FCT

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved nine infrastructural projects for the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). Briefing State House correspondents at the end of the meeting of the council which was chaired by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, the FCT Minister, Mohammed Bello, said he presented nine memoranda which are expected to provide infrastructure for the city and all were approved. He said the first memo is for the award of contract for the rehabilitation of failed walkways within the Wuse District of the capital city. He said the contract…

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MARATHON FEC CONTINUES ON MONDAY

The extra-ordinary Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting which lasted up to 8pm yesterday will continue on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, Daily Trust has learnt. The weekly meeting was first held on Wednesday, it continued yesterday and it’s expected to resume on Monday. The Wednesday’s meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari lasted for about five hours. Yesterday following Buhari’s trip to Saudi Arabia for Umrah (lesser Hajj), Vice President Yemi Osinbajo took charge of the meeting. The meeting which started around 4: pm lasted till around…

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BUHARI’S FEC HOLDS LONGEST MEETING, APPROVES BARRACKS FOR CUSTOMS

Buhari and Osinbajo at the longest cabinet meeting on Wednesday The Federal Executive Council(FEC) on Wednesday approved the sum of N970.2 million for the provision of residential accommodation for the Nigeria Customs Service(NCS). Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the FEC meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari. The meeting lasted late into in the night. Ahmed said that the accommodation was important because the NCS, being a paramilitary organisation, was trying to ensure that its members of staff were kept in…

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EXTENDED FEC MEETING CONTINUES AFTER BUHARI BREAKS FAST

John Ameh, Abuja For the second time in one week, the Federal Executive Council meeting dragged into late hours on Wednesday. President Muhammadu Buhari presided over Wednesday’s meeting in Abuja. The meeting started at about 11am and members went on break twice. The second break was at 6.45pm to enable the President to break his Ramadan fast. The FEC meeting was set to reconvene at 7.15pm, according to the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina. Other Muslim members of the council were to join…

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BUHARI DISSOLVES CABINET MAY 22 – LAI MOHAMMED

Buhari would dissolve the Federal Executive Council on May 22, less than a week to May 29. The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, disclosed this at the end of Thursday’s Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. He stated that until May 22, the cabinet remained intact. “We will be having a valedictory session on 22nd May. The cabinet remains intact”, he told State House correspondent

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OSINBAJO PRESIDES OVER FEC AS ONLY 20 MINISTERS ATTEND

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja. Our correspondent reports that President  Muhammadu Buhari who presided over last week’s FEC has left for Borno state. Later in the day, Buhari will proceed to the United Kingdom on a private visit. The meeting, our correspondent reports, started with the arrival of the vice president to the council chamber of the villa by 11:01am. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, the Head of Service of the Federation, …

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BUHARI SET TO DISSOLVE CABINET

President Muhammadu Buhari is set to dissolve his cabinet as he prepares to wind down his first term in office. Buhari who was recently re-elected for a second term in office in a statement yesterday directed the ministers to submit a comprehensive reports of their respective ministries. They have till Wednesday, April 24, 2019 as the deadline for submission to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President. https://thenationonlineng.net/breaking-buhari-sets-to-dissolve-cabinet/

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BUHARI ORDERS MINISTERS TO SUBMIT REPORTS ON PROJECTS AND PROGRAMMES IN THEIR MINISTRIES TO OSINBAJO BY 24TH APRIL

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for a comprehensive “status reports on policies, programmes and projects” from cabinet members on their respective ministries, departments and agencies as his first tenure winds down. Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, disclosed this in a statement in Abuja on Wednesday. The statement said the President had given the ministers April 24 as deadline for the submission of the reports to the Presidential Audit Committee in the office of the Vice President. “A circular to this effect issued by…

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OSINBAJO ABSENT AS BUHARI PRESIDES OVER FEC

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the presidential villa, Abuja. Our correspondent reports that Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo who presided over last week’s FEC was absent. The meeting, our correspondent reports, started with the arrival of the president to the council chamber of the villa by 10:59am. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, Chief of Staff, Abba Kyari, National Security Adviser, Babagana Monguno and 21 ministers were in attendance. At the end of the meeting, State House Correspondents…

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