President Trump took a moment to call out Jussie Smollett as he addressed the National Republican Congressional Committee on Tuesday night.

The president first took aim at the allegations against Joe Biden before ranting against the “Empire” actor. “How about the guy from Chicago? The actor that nobody ever heard of,” Trump told the audience, according to The Hill. “He said he got taken out by ‘MAGA country.’ I said, ‘What[…]

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Federal Government says 300,000 persons benefited from Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme

The Federal Government on Tuesday revealed that over 300,000 persons benefited from the Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme.Special adviser to President Muhammadu Buhari on National Social Welfare Programme, Maryam Uwais disclosed this during a joint oversight visit by Senate and House Committees on Poverty Alleviation in Abuja.Uwais also revealed that 300[…]

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President Muhammadu Buhari declines assent to Ajaokuta Steel Company Bill, seven others

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday declined assent to a bill seeking to fund the completion of Ajaokuta Steel Company.The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, disclosed this while reading at Plenary separate letters by the President informing the Senate of his decisions.The President equally declined assent to seven other bills,[…]

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The Federal Government on Tuesday disclosed that open defecating would be outlawed in Nigeria by 2025. Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu made the disclosure while speaking at an event to mark the World Water Day, organized by Procter and Gamble and Global Citizen in Abuja, also stating that the Federal[…]

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INEC fixes March 23rd for extra polls in six States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) will on March 23rd hold supplementary elections in the six states where the exercises were declared inconclusive. The states are Plateau, Sokoto, Bauchi, Benue, Adamawa and Kano.the National Commissioner, Festus Okoye made the announcement on Tuesday, also stating that supplementary elections will also hold in[…]

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Senate to begin 2019 Budget Debate today

The Senate will today begin debate on the general principles of 2019 Appropriation Bill of N8.83 trillion presented before the National Assembly by President Muhammadu Buhari.  The resolution followed yesterday’s announcement by the Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki, at plenary, however he also urged interested lawmakers to notify the chamber.Procedurally,[…]

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Buhari approves 2019 presidential committee

Buhari presidential committeePresident Muhammadu Buhari has approved the constitution of the 2019 Presidential Inauguration Committee.The Permanent Secretary, General Services Office in the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Olusegun Adekunle disclosed this in a statement today in Abuja.According to the permanent secretary, members of the[…]

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President Muhammadu Buhari has commended former President Olusegun Obasanjo for what he described as his immeasurable contributions to our democracy and national unity.This was contained in a congratulatory message by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on media and publicity, Garba Shehu, on the occasion of Obasanjo’s 82nd birthday.Describing[…]

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