Tag Archives: FEC

ICYMI: Federal Executive Council Approves N2.3trn COVID-19 Stimulus Plan

Amid Nigeria’s daily rise in COVID-19 cases, the Federal Executive Council has approved the N2.3trillion stimulus plan to support the nation’s economy in dealing with effects of the global pandemic. The sum was recommended by the Economic Sustainability Committee chaired by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. This was disclosed on Wednesday by the Minister of…

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Vice President Osinbajo Presides Over Extended NEC Meeting

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo is heading an extended session of the National Economic Council at the Presidential. The focus is the Federal Government’s Economic Recovery and Growth Plan. In attendance now are the Chairman, Governors’ Forum and Governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, Atiku Bagudu (Kebbi), Simon Lalong (Plateau), Mohammed Abubakar (Bauchi), Udom Emmanuel (Akwa…

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Just In, President Buhari Approves 2019 Budget To Be Presented To NASS

The Federal Executive Council presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari has just approved the proposals for the 2019 budget. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Udoma Udo-Udoma, has disclosed this to State House Correspondents in Abuja. A special session of FEC on the budget ended a few minutes ago. Udo-Udoma stated that the next…

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President Buhari Presides over FEC Meeting Ahead Of 2019 Budget

President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over a special Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting aimed to finalise works on the 2019 budget.   Adebayo Shittu, communications, and Solomon Dalung, Minister of Sports and Youth Development, took the opening prayer. The meeting is to exhaustively deliberate on the budget before transmitting it to the National Assembly.…

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FG Approves Mandatory Use Of National ID Number From Jan 1, 2019

The Federal Government has approved the mandatory use of the national identity number beginning January 1, 2019. The National Identity Management Commission made this known on Wednesday, 18th of September, in a statement signed by its Head, Corporate Communications, Loveday Ogbonna. The statement read,  the “Federal Executive Council has approved the immediate commencement of the implementation…

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FEC May Not Hold As Buhari Set To Sign 2018 Budget On Wednesday

Femi Adesina, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity has confirmed that President Muhammadu Buhari will sign the 2018 budget on Wednesday. He made the assertion in an interview with Channels Television’s Politics Today noting that the President would assent to the proposal by 12 noon. “Naturally, every Nigerian should be worried and concerned,” the presidential aide…

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Acting President Osinbajo Swears In Newly Appointed Permanent Secretaries Before FEC Meeting

The Acting President Yemi Osinbajo SAN in a handshake with Mrs. Georgina Ehuria (Abia State) during the swearing in ceremony of newly appointed Permanent Secretaries at The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Meeting Council Chambers, State House Abuja. Wed. 16Aug2017 The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo on Wednesday assigned portfolios to the two ministers recently sworn…

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Yet Again! Buhari Absent from Federal Executive Council Meeting, 20 Ministers Bail

Just like last week’s Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting, President Muhammadu Buhari was absent from the meeting of the FEC today at the presidential villa in Abuja. 20 Nigerian ministers also bailed from the meeting which was presided over by Vice-President, Yemi Osinbajo. Reports say, the council chamber where the meeting is taking place is…

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NASS Member Accuses Presidency Of Misinformation As Buhari Returns 2016 Budget Over Missing Projects

 President Buhari and VP Yemi Osinbajo meeting with Udoma Udo Udomato scrutinize the 2016 budget  Over the weekend, there was friction between the National Assembly and Presidency, over the 2016 Budget. On Thursday, President Buhari received the full details of the budget sent to him by the National assembly and was said to have been…

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