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Imo Supreme Court ruling: PDP holds emergency NEC meeting

Imo Supreme Court ruling: PDP holds emergency NEC meeting

By Dirisu Yakubu The major opposition party in the country, the Peoples Democratic Party PDP will hold an emergency National Executive Committee, NEC meeting on Friday. In an announcement issued by the office of the National Secretary of the party, the meeting is expected to begin by 10 A.M. The announcement read: “All members of […]

Photos: Osinbajo, Govs hold last 2019 NEC meeting

Photos: Osinbajo, Govs hold last 2019 NEC meeting

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru – Abuja Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently presiding over the last National Economic Council (NEC), meeting for 2019. The meeting which started about 11.6am at the Council Chamber, Presidential Villa, has in attendance governors of the 36 States of the Federation. Also in attendance are ministers that are saddled with […]

Aisha Buhari calls for regulation of Social Media Bills

Aisha Buhari calls for regulation of Social Media Bills

If China can do it, Nigeria can as well At the Nigerian Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs (NSCIA) General Assembly and National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held on Saturday at the National Mosque Abuja, with the theme; “Islam and National Development”, Hajia Aisha Buhari called for the regulation of social media. She noting that China […]

I’m not going to attempt 3rd term,  says Buhari

I’m not going to attempt 3rd term, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says he will adhere strictly to the Constitution by not attempting a third term in office. Buhari said this on Friday at the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Council Meeting (NEC), in Abuja. “I’m not going to make the mistake of attempting a third term. Beside the age, I swore by […]

Egbona, Rep Member, appointed into APC NEC

Egbona, Rep Member, appointed into APC NEC

By Dapo Akinrefon A member of the House of Representatives from the Abi/Yakurr Federal Constituency, Dr Alex Egbona, has been appointed into the National Executive Committee of the ruling All Progressives Congress, APC. He is among the very few members of the House of Representatives that have been recognised from the appointment. The letter conveying […]

Resign, aggrieved APC NEC members tell Oshiomhole

Resign, aggrieved APC NEC members tell Oshiomhole

Some aggrieved members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) National Executive Council (NEC) have called on the party’s National Chairman, Adams Oshiomhole, to resign his position. The Chairman of Zamfara chapter of the party, Mr Lawal Liman, who led the aggrieved NEC members, made the call on Friday, while speaking with journalists in Abuja. Liman […]

What NEC discussed regarding DisCos ― Presidency

What NEC discussed regarding DisCos ― Presidency

Nigeria’s presidency has reacted to reports on the ownership of the electricity Distribution Companies (DisCos). Presidency cleared the air regarding the DisCos ownership via a press statement made available to Vanguard by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity (Office of the Vice President), Laolu Akande. The statement reads: “We have […]

APC awaits Buhari’s nod for NEC meeting Friday

APC awaits Buhari’s nod for NEC meeting Friday

By Omeiza Ajayi Barring any last-minute change, the ruling All Progressives Congress APC would Friday hold an emergency meeting of its National Executive Committee NEC. The meeting which would focus on several issues afflicting the party would only hold if the President gives his approval. As at Monday evening, the party’s leadership was yet to secure […]

National livestock plan not for cows alone—NEC

National livestock plan not for cows alone—NEC

The National Economic Council(NEC) says the National Livestock Transformation Plan(NLTP) is not meant for cows alone but to address all challenges of animal husbandry in the country. Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi State disclosed this while briefing State House correspondents after the NEC meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the […]

Nigeria loses $1.35b (N481b) to oil theft — NEC

Nigeria loses $1.35b (N481b) to oil theft — NEC

By Johnbosco Agbakwuru The National Economic Council, NEC, on Thursday said that Nigeria has lost 22.6 million barrels of oil to the activities of petroleum pipeline vandalism and stealing of crude oil in the first six months of this year. The quantity lost is estimated at $1.35 billion (N481.95 billion). This is as NEC has […]

BREAKING: Osinbajo presides over National Economic Council

BREAKING: Osinbajo presides over National Economic Council

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo is currently (Thursday) presiding over the monthly National Economic Council (NEC) at the State House. In a tweet by Mr. Laolu Akande, the spokesperson to Prof. Osinbajo, NEC is the constitutional body that advises the President on the coordination of the economic affairs of the country. He noted that state governors, […]

Crisis looms RTEAN as organisation expels national president

Crisis looms RTEAN as organisation expels national president

The leadership crisis rocking the Road Transport Employers’ Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) has taken a new dimension, with the expulsion of the National President, Mr Osakpanwan Eriyo, by the National Executive Council (NEC). The RTEAN NEC, which took the decision at an emergency meeting in Lagos on Tuesday, also announced the expulsion of the union’s […]

PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over first NEC meeting after inauguration of ministers

PHOTOS: Osinbajo presides over first NEC meeting after inauguration of ministers

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo presided over the first National Executive Council, NEC, meeting after the inauguration of the new ministers. Vanguard’s photojournalist, Abayomi Adeshida, captures some of the moments of the meeting that was well attended by governors, ministers and top functionaries in the President Muhammadu Buhari cabinet. https://youtu.be/ngQVdSkRkm0 Vanguard