FEC approves N2.9bn for printing of question papers, others

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved N2.9 billion contracts for the printing of sensitive and non-sensitive examination materials. The council also approved N1.6bn for the rehabilitation and upgrade of some roads within the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja. The decisions were taken at the council’s meeting presided over by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed; Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu; and the Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, briefed State House correspondents at the end of the meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. Adamu said the printing contracts were awarded

By |October 28th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

FEC Approves New Name For Communications Ministry

The Federal Executive Council has approved a change of name for the Ministry of Communications. Based on the name change, the ministry will henceforth be called the Ministry of Communications and Digital Economy. This was made known on Wednesday via a tweet by Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media, Bashir Ahmad. He tweeted via his verified Twitter handle @ https://twitter.com/bashirahmaad/status/1187043104588738561?s=21

By |October 23rd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: |0 Comments

Why I Retained My Cabinet For Four Years – Buhari Gives Reasons

President Muhammadu Buhari has stated why he retained all the ministers he appointed since coming to office. Speaking at the Wednesday valedictory meeting of the Federal Executive Council, the President extolled the virtues of his cabinet, and thanked them for their contributions to his administration. Buhari noted that except for those who resigned for personal reasons and a minister who died a few months after his appointment, all his cabinet members had remained till now. He said: “Although we all had a common vision, we frequently had heated debates in this room on the best way to achieve our goals.

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Details of Buhari’s Valedictory FEC Meeting With Ministers Emerge

President Muhammadu Buhari used the occasion of the valedictory meeting of the current Federal Executive Council (FEC) to pay tribute to his late Minister of State (Labour), James Ocholi, who died in a car accident along Abuja/Kaduna expressway in 2016. Mr Buhari also lauded members of the federal cabinet who resigned for various reasons from the cabinet. Kayode Fayemi resigned as Minister of Solid Minerals Development to contest for governor of Ekiti State. He is now the governor of the South-west state. Kemi Adeosun was forced to resign as Minister of Finance after she was exposed by PREMIUM TIMES to

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |7 Comments

President Buhari Holds Valedictory FEC Meeting In Abuja

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently chairing the valedictory session of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting. The meeting is held behind closed doors and is attended by members of President Buhari’s cabinet. The valedictory session is holding after President Buhari returned to Abuja on Tuesday night. The President returned after a trip to Saudi Arabia where he performed Umrah rites (Lesser Hajj). He is expected to dissolve the cabinet to end his first term in office ahead of the May 29, 2019 swearing-in ceremony. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday presided over an extraordinary session of the council meeting.

By |May 22nd, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , |0 Comments

Again, FG Requests For Another $1bn Chinese Loan

The Federal Executive Council has approved another $1billion Chinese loan. It will be sourced from the China-EXIM Bank for the Gurara II Hydropower project. The power project is planned to generate 360 megawatts of electricity. The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Sulieman Adamu, has just confirmed the approval of the loan by FEC. President Muhammadu Buhari presided over the FEC meeting at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

By |May 16th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments

FEC Approves Establishment Of Nigerian Army University

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the establishment of the Nigerian Army University in Biu, Borno State. The council meeting which was presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday also gave approvals for eight other deliberations on various construction projects, loans and purchase of vehicles for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority. The bill for the establishment of the Army University, according to the council, is now ready for legislative action.

By |April 17th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |0 Comments
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