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Tag: Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity

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Presidency Justifies Sowore’s Rearrest, Says He’s Person Of Interest To DSS

The Presidency has justified the re arrest of the convener of #RevolutionNow, Omoyele Sowore, by the operatives of Department of State Services (DSS), by stating that the latter was planning a revolution to overthrow a democratically elected government of Nigeria. Global outrage has continued to trail Friday morning rearrest of Sowore in the premises of the Federal High Court of Abuja, by DSS officers, few hours after he was released on bail by Justice Ifeoma Ojukwu The Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu, said in a statement on Sunday that the DSS was only exercising its power by rearresting Sowore. The presidential spokesman accused Sowore of calling for a revolution to overthrow the democratically elected government of Nigeria, adding...
Ruga Settlement Is To Resolve Farmer/Herder Conflicts – Presidency
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Ruga Settlement Is To Resolve Farmer/Herder Conflicts – Presidency

The Presidency, on Sunday, said the proposed Ruga settlement is aimed at addressing the lingering farmer/herder clashes across the country. It was reacting to comments and controversies the plan had generated on social media in the past few weeks. In a statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media & Publicity, he said; “The Presidency wishes to draw attention to recent unhelpful comments regarding the plan to stop roaming of cattle herders with the attendant clashes with farmers. “Ruga Settlement” that seeks to settle migrant pastoral families simply means rural settlement in which animal farmers, not just cattle herders, will be settled in an organized place with provision of necessary and adequate basic amenities such as schools, hospit...
Osinbajo Signs 3 Executive Orders To Ease Business, Fast Track Budget Submission
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Osinbajo Signs 3 Executive Orders To Ease Business, Fast Track Budget Submission

OSINBAJO SIGNS 3 FAR-REACHING EXECUTIVE ORDERS TO EASE BUSINESS, FAST TRACK BUDGET SUBMISSIONS & PROMOTE MADE IN NIGERIA PRODUCTS In exercise of the presidential authorities vested in the Executive arm of government, Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, today signed three executive orders that will significantly change some of the ways government business and operations are conducted in the country forthwith. Ahead of the signing, the Acting President held an interactive session at the old Banquet Hall of Presidential Villa with all relevant government officials, including ministers, permanent secretaries and heads of departments and agencies among others. The session was meant to directly engage government officials who would be implementing the orders and the new instructions. ...