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Constitution Provides Life Pension for President, VP – RMAFC

Constitution Provides Life Pension for President, VP – RMAFC

The 1999 Constitution provides life pensions for persons that have occupied the offices of President and Vice President, the Revenue Mobilisation, Allocation and Fiscal Commission has said. In a statement in Abuja on Thursday, Head of Public Communication at RMAFC, Mr. Ibrahim Mohammed, said the pension for the public office holders was the making of

Jonathan signs new criminal justice bill into law

President Goodluck Jonathan has signed the Administration of Criminal Justice Bill 2015 into law. The bill, which was passed by the Senate on May 5, seeks to, among others things, address the problem of delayed criminal trials. Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Dr. Reuben Abati, confirmed in an interview with journalists on

Buhari, IBB, others expected at Oshiomhole’s wedding

President-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari and his wife Aisha, are among the dignitaries expected Friday for the wedding between Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo state and his fiancée, Miss Lara Fortes, at his country home in Iyamho, Etsako West Local Government Area of Edo state. Other dignitaries expected includes former Head of State, Gen.Ibrahim Babangida, former

Jonathan confirms Yakmut’s appointment as NSC D-G

President Goodluck Jonathan has approved the appointment of Al-Hassan Yakmut as the substantive Director-General of the National Sports Commission (NSC), the commission said on Thursday in Abuja. Patrick Omorodion, the Special Assistant (Media) to NSC Chairman Tammy Danagogo, said in a statement that the confirmation was conveyed to Danagogo through a letter dated May 12,

Israeli Don Tasks Buhari On Research, Development

Israeli Don Tasks Buhari On Research, Development President, Galilee International Management Institute, Israel, Dr Joseph Shevel, has tasked Nigeria’s president-elect, General Muhammadu Buhari, to invest in Research and Development to make Nigeria a superpower in the nearest future. Speaking on “Higher Education and National Development: Lessons for Nigeria” at the 64th Interdisciplinary Discourse of the

Breaking: Federal Ministry of Education on Fire

There is currently a fire outbreak at the Federal Ministry of Education in the Federal Secretariat, Abuja. It is difficult to ascertain the cause of the fire as the place and its environs are in confusion. The fire, which was said to have started by 2pm, has affected some items at the Ministry of Education.

US trains 85 Nigerian women on financial independence

The United States Consulate-General in Lagos on Thursday trained about 85 Nigerian women on how to be financially independent in their homes and other socio-economic engagements. The One-Day Seminar tagged “ Take Charge of Your Financial Future” was specifically organised by the Consulate to expose young and middle aged to the processes of becoming financially

Fayose explains staff verification before salary payment

Ekiti State Governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, has shed more light on why he allowed staff auditing before payment of April workers salary. The governor who insisted that operation stop and search of vehicles by security agencies must continue notwithstanding the opposition by the All Progressives Congress ( APC), wondered why efforts being made to fight