Tuesday, August 6, 2019

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    New ministers to be inaugurated Aug 21

New ministers to be inaugurated Aug 21

President Muhammadu Buhari will inaugurate his new cabinet on Wednesday, August 21. Babatunde Lawal, permanent secretary, cabinet affairs office, said the swearing-in will follow the induction retreat for ministers-designate. Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, listed objectives of the retreat to include: "building of a strong platform for synergy and teamwork; sensitising appointees on the status of the implementation of policies, [...]

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    We are now shouldering FG’s responsibilities, states complain

We are now shouldering FG’s responsibilities, states complain

State governments say money meant to build roads, schools and hospitals are now being used to fund and support federal government institutions, especially security agencies.Speaking on behalf of his colleagues at the inauguration of permanent standing committee on inter-governmental affairs by Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, Balarabe Lawal, secretary to the state government of Kaduna, wondered [...]

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    Buhari: We have lifted 5m Nigerians out of extreme poverty

Buhari: We have lifted 5m Nigerians out of extreme poverty

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration has lifted five million Nigerians out of extreme poverty in three years.Speaking at the opening of the global youth employment forum of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Abuja on Thursday, Buhari said this was achieved through the National Social Investment Programme (N-SIP).He said N-SIP has produced positive outcome in the enrollment of children [...]

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    Boss Mustapha: I am the least qualified for office of SGF

Boss Mustapha: I am the least qualified for office of SGF

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says he is the least qualified person to occupy the office of the SGF.President Muhammadu Buhari had, on Friday, re-appointed Mustapha as SGF and Abba Kyari as his chief of staff (COS).Briefing journalists in his office on Monday, Mustapha said serving in the position has been a humbling experience.He appreciated [...]

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    Buhari retains Abba Kyari as chief of staff, Mustapha SGF

Buhari retains Abba Kyari as chief of staff, Mustapha SGF

President Muhammadu Buhari has re-appointed Boss Mustapha as secretary to the government of the federation (SGF).The president has also renewed the appointment of Abba Kyari, his chief of staff.Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, announced this in a statement on Friday.“President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the re-appointment of Mr Boss Mustapha as Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), and Malam [...]

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    SGF chairs Buhari’s inauguration committee

SGF chairs Buhari’s inauguration committee

President Muhammadu Buhari has picked Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), to chair the committee for his inauguration on May 29.Olusegun Adekunle, permanent secretary (general services office), office of the SGF, announced this in a statement.Members of the committee, which will be inaugurated on Thursday, are Lai Mohammed, minister of information, Abdulrahman Dambazau, minister of interior, [...]

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    FG receives probe panel report on NHIS crisis, promises speedy implementation

FG receives probe panel report on NHIS crisis, promises speedy implementation

The federal government has received the report of the panel which probed the allegations levelled against Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).Boss Mustapha, secretary to government of the federation, who disclosed this on Monday, said the recommendations of the report will be speedily implemented.The NHIS governing board had suspended Yusuf for alleged fraud but he defied [...]

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    2019: Nigerians need to be reminded of our achievements in oil sector, says Buhari

2019: Nigerians need to be reminded of our achievements in oil sector, says Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari says Nigerians need to be reminded of the progress of the ministry of petroleum resources and the oil sector, before the 2019 elections.Speaking at the ministry of petroleum resources staff awards on Thursday, Buhari said Nigerians must be reminded of the challenges and milestone recorded by his government.The president, who was represented by Boss Mustapha, secretary to the [...]

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    ‘Forgive and forget’ — SGF tells APC members ahead of 2019 polls

‘Forgive and forget’ — SGF tells APC members ahead of 2019 polls

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), has called on All Progressives Congress (APC) members to bury their differences and work for the success of the party in the 2019 general election.Mustapha made the appeal at the end of the two days APC north-east zonal meeting in Bauchi on Sunday.He said grievance is a enemy of progress that [...]

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    SGF: Nigeria needs genuine prophets — not doomsayers

SGF: Nigeria needs genuine prophets — not doomsayers

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says Nigeria needs genuine prophets, not doomsayers.According to NAN, he said this while reacting to recent prophecies ahead of the 2019 elections.Mustapha said the primary responsibility of a prophet is to give guidance and correct the nation and the church, adding that God may raise some prophets to play important [...]

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    SGF: Boards have no power to suspend CEOs of parastatals

SGF: Boards have no power to suspend CEOs of parastatals

No governing board of a federal agency or parastatal has the power to remove the chief executive officer (CEO) appointed by the president, Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), has said.He said this amid the controversy over the suspension of Usman Yusuf, executive secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme(NHIS).Mustapha said this at an induction programme [...]

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    Boss Mustapha: For Nigerians to rejoice, righteous people must be active in politics

Boss Mustapha: For Nigerians to rejoice, righteous people must be active in politics

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation, says "the righteous" must be more active for Nigerians to rejoice.He said this on Saturday while speaking at the northern Christian youth economic and political summit in Abuja.The SGF said there is a need for righteous persons to proffer solutions to some of Nigeria's problems."If we want to see people rejoicing [...]

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    SGF: All public office holders must submit credentials for screening

SGF: All public office holders must submit credentials for screening

Boss Mustapha, the secretary to the government of the federation, says all public office holders must submit their credentials for screening in the ongoing nation-wide verification of personnel records.Speaking on Tuesday after his own screening, Mustapha said the directive is part of the implementation of the 2017-2020 Federal Civil Service Strategy and Implementation Plan (FCSSIP).According to him, the screening exercise [...]

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    SGF to Igbo: Your vote for Buhari will determine when you’ll produce a president

SGF to Igbo: Your vote for Buhari will determine when you’ll produce a president

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), says the chances of Igbo clinching the presidential seat would depend on the vote the region turns in for President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019.Since the return of democracy in 1999, Nigeria is yet to have a president of Igbo extraction.Addressing the crowd at the All Progressives Congress (APC) south-east mega [...]

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    SGF launches N64m website — ‘to bring governance closer to Nigerians’

SGF launches N64m website — ‘to bring governance closer to Nigerians’

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF) has launched a new website for his office.Mustapha unveiled the website — which he said costs N64 million — at his office in Abuja, on Monday.The federal government had allocated N65m for the portal in the 2017 budget.The SGF said the old website was based on an old technology, lacked [...]

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    SGF: The shortest way to Igbo presidency is through Buhari

SGF: The shortest way to Igbo presidency is through Buhari

Boss Mustapha, secretary to the government of the federation (SGF), has urged the Igbo to support President Muhammadu Buhari's re-election bid.Speaking in Abuja on Tuesday, he said the people of the south-east supporting Buhari for a second term will pave way for an Igbo man to become president.“Preach it to the other south-east states that the shortest way to Igbo [...]

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