Tag: NEC

NEC debunks claim Naira was printed to support March allocation

Welcoming recommendations of a national townhall meeting on Enhanced Security and National Unity recently held in Kaduna, the National Economic Council (NEC) rose from its monthly meeting today strongly affirming the unity of the country, emphasizing that staying as one country remains the best option for Nigeria. The Council’s position was[Read More…]

Edo poll: APC NEC ratifies Eze-Iyamu candidature

The National Executive Committee, NEC, of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has ratified the emergence of Osagie Ize-Iyamu as the party’s candidate for the Edo governorship election fixed for September 19. This was announced at the party’s NEC meeting held at the Aso Rock Villa, by the Acting National Chairman[Read More…]

APC NEC Writes Buhari To Save Party From Collapse

The National Executive Council (NEC) of the All Progressives Congress (APC) has written a ‘Save Our Party’ letter to President Muhammadu Buhari, decrying the leadership of the Chief John Odigie-Oyegun-led National Working Committee (NWC). The letter, dated April 6, 2017, and signed by a national ex-officio and South-West Coordinator of[Read More…]

Governors Demand Urgent Review of Nigeria’s forex Policy as Naira Falls

  Worried by the continued widening gap between the inter-bank foreign exchange and parallel market rates, the National Economic Council, NEC, on Thursday demanded the immediate review of the current foreign exchange policy by the Central Bank of Nigeria, PREMIUM TIMES reports. Nasarawa State Governor, Tanko Al Makura, who briefed journalists[Read More…]

Olusegun Adeniyi: Judicial Black Market: Anambra as Case Study

I have told the story before on this page of my experience on 14th June 1993, when the then National Electoral Commission (NEC) suspended the release of the results of the presidential election held two days earlier, in deference to a court injunction obtained by the Chief Arthur Nzeribe-led Association[Read More…]

Nigerians Will Pelt Jonathan & His Cabinet Ministers With Stone Says Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole, who chaired a special committee set up by the National Economic Council, NEC, in this interview with Sunday Vanguard insists that the President Goodluck Jonathan administration plundered the nation’s economy despite the defence being put forward by the former Minister of Finance, and Coordinating Minister for the[Read More…]

Buhari Directs MDAs To Open Treasury Single Account For All Govt Revenues

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed Federal Government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to open and start paying into a Treasury Single Account (TSA) for all government revenues, incomes and other receipts. According to the directive, the measure is specifically to promote transparency and facilitate compliance with sections 80 and 162[Read More…]

Buhari Begins Total Probe Of The Jonathan Administration

A total probe of the administration run by immediate former president, Dr Goodluck Ebele Jonathan is underway as the National Economic Council, NEC, Ad-hoc Committee on the Management of Excess Crude Account Proceeds and Accruals into the Federation Account, headed by the Governor of Edo State, Mr. Adams Oshiomhole, is[Read More…]

Alliance For Democracy Expels Presidential Candidate, Adopts Jonathan For 2015 Re-election

The Alliance for Democracy, AD, has adopted President Goodluck Jonathan as its flag bearer for the March 28 election. The party also said its National Executive Council, NEC, has suspended its former National Secretary, Rafiu Salau, stating that the NEC ratified the report of disciplinary committee that found Salau culpable of[Read More…]