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May, 2020

  • 23 May

    You Lack Power To Remove Heads Of Govt Agencies, SGF Warns Ministers

    Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), has warned federal ministers against unilaterally dismissing heads of Federal Government agencies and parastatals, saying they lack the power to do so. Read Also: Buhari Grants States’ Legislature, Judiciary Financial Autonomy Mustapha issued the warning in a circular issued on Tuesday, …

  • 18 May

    COVID-19: FG Extends Relaxed Lockdown For Another Two Weeks


    The Federal Government has announced that it is extending the current partial lockdown imposed to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country for another two weeks. Read Also: Don’t Rush To Your Early Graves, MURIC Warns Muslims Against Congregational Prayers Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task …

April, 2020

  • 21 April

    Richard Akinjide, Former AGF, Dies

    Richard Akinjide, Second Republic Attorney General of the Federation, is dead. He died at his Ibadan home in Oyo State at the age of 89. Read Also: VIDEO: Anambra Residents Confront Police, Protest Lockdown Akinjide, SAN, was one of the politicians of the pre-independence era, a First Republic parliamentarian and Minister …

September, 2019

  • 26 September

    Ufot Ekaette, Ex-SGF, Dies


    Ufot Ekaette, a former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), is dead. He was aged 80. Ekaette served as principal secretary to Yakubu Gowon, a former military Head of State. He was also the first Minister of Niger Delta Ministry. Read Also: Budget Ministry, Not Osinbajo, Handles Our Finances …

April, 2019

March, 2019

February, 2019

  • 28 February

    Atiku Can Go To Court, We’re Not Jittery, Says SGF, Boss Mustapha

    Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has said his principal, President Muhammadu Buhari is “not jittery” over proposed plans by Atiku Abubakar, the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), to contest the result of last Saturday’s presidential election. Mustapha said this to journalists in Abuja on Wednesday. Read Also: INEC …

  • 12 February

    Former SGF Babachir Pleads Not Guilty To Fraud Charges

    Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has pleaded not guilty to the fraud charges levelled against him by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC). The PUNCH reports that he pleaded not guilty at the Federal High Court in Abuja on Tuesday. The Federal Government had in …

January, 2019

  • 30 January

    EFCC Charges Ex-SGF Babachir Lawal To Court

    Babachir grass cutter scandal

    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) has filed a 10-count charge against Babachir Lawal, former Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). He was charged along with Hamidu David Lawal; Sulaiman Abubakar; Apeh Monday; Rholavision Engineering Limited, a company owned by him, and Josmon Technologies Limited. The anti-graft agency also …

October, 2018

  • 27 October

    2019: We Want More Than SGF, South West PDP Tells Atiku

    The South-West zone of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has urged the partys presidential candidate, Atiku Abubakar, to give more key positions to the zone if he emerges as president. Eddy Olafeso, Vice Chairman of the zonal chapter, made the demand in Lagos on Friday night, at a meeting of …

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