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    FEC continues on Tuesday – Minister

    The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Mohammed Idris, said on Monday that the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting would continue on Tuesday. Idris stated this while briefing the State House Correspondent at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. He said: “there is no briefing today. A lot of far reaching decisions are being taken and the conclusions will be made available…

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  • MetroAppointments: FEC approves 10% youth, women quota

    Appointments: FEC approves 10% youth, women quota

    The Federal Executive Council has approved the institutionalisation of a 10 percent youth quota in all government appointments and an equitable representation of young women. Dr. Jamila Ibrahim, Minister of Youths, disclosed this at the end of the 4th FEC meeting on Monday in Abuja. She said that the council also approved the restructuring of the Nigerian Youth Investment Fund…

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  • MetroNo ransom was paid to abductors of released Sokoto, Kaduna children – FG

    No ransom was paid to abductors of released Sokoto, Kaduna children – FG

    The Federal Government did not pay ransom to secure the release of children abducted in Sokoto and Kaduna States earlier in March, Minister of Information and National Orientation, Alhaji Mohammed Idris, said on Monday in Abuja. He said at the end of a Federal Executive Council meeting that President Bola Tinubu had made it clear that no ransom should be…

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  • MetroFEC approves Renewed Hope Infrastructure Fund

    FEC approves Renewed Hope Infrastructure Fund

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of the Renewed Hope Infrastructure Fund to bridge the gap in social services across the country. Mr. Zach Adedeji, Chairman of the Federal Inland Revenue Services (FIRS), disclosed this at the end of the 4th FEC for the year on Monday in Abuja. He said that the fund would serve as…

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  • MetroTinubu hosts cabinet members to Ramadan meal

    Tinubu hosts cabinet members to Ramadan meal

    President Bola Tinubu has hosted members of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) to a Ramadan-breaking fast (Iftar). The event at the banquet hall of the Presidential Villa is attended by Ministers of Information and National Orientation, Housing, FCT, Transportation, Youths, and Service Chiefs. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Ramadan breaking fast is a tradition at the…

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  • MetroFEC mourns ex-minister of state for health, Gabriel Aduku

    FEC mourns ex-minister of state for health, Gabriel Aduku

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has mourned the passing of former Minister of State for Health, Chief Gabriel Aduku, aged 80. Sen. George Akume, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), mourned the passing of a renowned architect on Tuesday in a statement by Segun Imohiosen, the Director of Information in his office. The late Aduku was appointed Minister…

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  • MetroFEC approves merging, scrapping of MDAs

    FEC approves merging, scrapping of MDAs

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the merging, scrapping and subsuming of some Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government in line with its policy of reducing the cost of governance. Hajiya Hadiza Bala-Usman, Special Adviser to the President on Policy Coordination, made this known at the end of the second FEC meeting of the year. She said that the…

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  • NEWSFG presents certificates to 2 new private varsities

    FG presents certificates to 2 new private varsities

    The Federal Government has approved the establishment of two new private universities: Lighthouse University, Evbuobanosa, Edo State, and the African School of Economics, FCT. The approval brings the number of private universities to 149 and the total number of universities in the country to 274. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the Minister of Education, Prof. Tahir Mamman,…

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  • NEWSTinubu mourns former NDDC Executive Director, Ojuogboh

    Food Crisis: Tinubu Holds Crucial Meeting with State Governors

    Abuja, February 15, 2024: President Bola Tinubu is currently in a high-stakes meeting with all 36 state governors convened under the auspices of the Nigeria Governors’ Forum. The session is taking place at the Council Chamber of the Aso Rock Village in Abuja and commenced following the President’s arrival at 11:34 am local time. This gathering marks Tinubu’s second meeting…

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  • Featured

    FEC endorses AU Convention on Cross Border Cooperation

     The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the African Union (AU) Convention on Cross Border Cooperation better known as the “Niamey Convention”. Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Amb.  Zubairu Dada, briefed State House correspondents on Wednesday after the FEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. According to the minister, the convention aims…

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  • Featured

    Osinbajo presides over FEC meeting

    Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the Federal Executive Council meeting at the State House, Abuja. This week’s FEC meeting is the first after the Presidential elections which saw the emergence of the All Progressives Congress Bola Tinubu as President-elect. Present are the Secretary to Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha; the Head of Civil Service of the…

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  • Election

    INEC Chairman briefs FEC, says election will hold as scheduled

    Prof. Mahmood Yakubu, the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral commission (INEC) says the 2023 general elections will hold as scheduled. Yakubu said this on Wednesday in Abuja when he fielded questions from State House Correspondents after he briefed the Federal Executive Council (FEC)on level of preparedness for the conduct of election. He identified scarcity of petroleum products and the naira…

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    FEC approves 3 PPP projects for NIMASA, targets $1.1bn revenue – ICRC

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved three Public Private Partnership (PPP) Projects to be executed in the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA. This is contained in a statement by Mrs Manji Yarling, Acting Head, Media and Publicity, Infrastructure Concession Regulatory Commission (ICRC). Yarling said the projects, under the regulatory guidance of the ICRC, were projected to generate…

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  • News

    Confab Report: Hope rises for new states as FEC okays full implementation

    The Federal Executive Council (FEC) yesterday okayed the report of National Conference which was held last year. With the approval and the document subsequently heading for implementation by the National Assembly, those agitating for new states now have a hope that such dream would be realised when the document gets to the House of Assembly. The council which was yesterday…

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