Saturday, November 17, 2018

Tag "executive order"

    ‘Things are changing’ — minister urges Nigerians in diaspora to return home

‘Things are changing’ — minister urges Nigerians in diaspora to return home

Ogbonnaya Onu, minister of science and technology, has urged Nigerians in the diaspora to return home and "help build a nation of everybody’s dream".The minister made the appeal during a series of town hall meetings held with Nigerians in the US.NAN reports that the minister was in the US to sensitise Nigerians on the presidential executive order V signed by [...]

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    INFOGRAPHICS: 13 ex-governors whose assets are targets for seizure

INFOGRAPHICS: 13 ex-governors whose assets are targets for seizure

On July 5, President Muhammadu Buhari signed into law an executive order on seizure of assets suspected to have been acquired with stolen funds.The order seeks to deny suspects access to assets seized by agencies investigating them.Among those targetted by the executive order are former governors, ex-ministers, some politically exposed persons, businessmen, top civil servants and private individuals and companies.Below are [...]

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    Garba Shehu on anti-graft war: PDP leaders are feeling the heat

Garba Shehu on anti-graft war: PDP leaders are feeling the heat

Garba Shehu, spokesman of President Muhammadu Buhari, says leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) are among the Nigerians feeling the heat of the fight against corruption.The presidential spokesman said this in an article titled "Executive order 6: Buhari acquires a big stick against corruption".He said while the federal government has recorded great strides in the anti-graft war, some Nigerians, [...]

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    ‘Exceptional act of nationalism’ — public relations consultants hail Buhari over new executive order

‘Exceptional act of nationalism’ — public relations consultants hail Buhari over new executive order

The Public Relations Consultants Association of Nigeria (PRCAN) has commended President Muhammadu Buhari on new executive order which prohibits visas for some foreigners.The order, signed by the president on Monday, makes it unlawful to grant visas to expatriates to come into Nigeria to render professional services which could be otherwise provided by Nigerian professionals.In a statement issued on Tuesday, John [...]

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    Buhari signs executive order prohibiting visas for some foreigners

Buhari signs executive order prohibiting visas for some foreigners

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed an executive order prohibiting issuance of visas to foreign workers whose skills are readily available in Nigeria.The executive order, signed on Monday in Abuja, is “to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components”.“The executive order is expected to promote the application of science, technology and innovation towards achieving the nation’s [...]

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    We’ve commenced 24-hour operations, says NIMASA

We’ve commenced 24-hour operations, says NIMASA

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) says it has commenced a 24-hour operation for analysing cargo manifests and issuing debit notes to shipping agents.The development is in compliance with the presidential directive in Lagos ports - part of the executive orders signed by Acting President Yemi Osinbajo earlier in May.In a statement issued on Sunday, Isichei Osamgbi, NIMASA [...]

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    Obama: Trump’s immigration policy is ‘faith-based discrimination’

Obama: Trump’s immigration policy is ‘faith-based discrimination’

Barack Obama, former US President, has registered his disagreement with the "faith-based, discriminatory" executive order of his successor, Donald Trump.Trump had on Friday banned seven predominantly Muslim nations from entering the US for 90 days and had also suspended the refugee programme for 120 days.The executive order affects citizens of Iran, Iraq, Syria, Somalia, Sudan, Yemen and Libya.Obama, in a [...]

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    Trump: Executive order not a Muslim ban… it’s working out ‘very nicely’

Trump: Executive order not a Muslim ban… it’s working out ‘very nicely’

US President, Donald Trump, has said his new immigration policy which affects citizens of Muslim nations is "not a Muslim ban".Trump had on Friday signed an executive order stopping the issuing visas to seven Muslim nations for 90 days and also suspended the US refugee programme for 120 days.The President, while speaking to journalists at the White House on Saturday, [...]

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