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14,000 poor people receiving N5,000 monthly in Kwara – FG

Hajia Aminah Yahaya, the Head of the programme in Kwara disclosed this on Sunday in an interview with the News Agency of …

Federal government to establish firearms control commission 

The Federal Government on Monday announced plans to establish a commission for the control of illegal firearms in the country. The Minister …

​States to commence work on cattle colonies next week — Federal government

Cattle colonies will commence in states that have signified their readiness to key in to the scheme. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the minister …

Federal government approves UNILAG TV license

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday approved a television licence for the University of Lagos (UNILAG TV). This was disclosed after a meeting …

​Taraba state rejects FG’s cattle colony proposal

Mr Yusufu Akirikwen, the Taraba Attorney-General and Commissioner for Justice, says that the state has no land for Cattle Colonies as proposed …

FG makes N909 billion from VAT in 2017

Between October 2016 and September 2017, the federation account received a total inflow of N908.9bn in Value Added Tax receipts from the …

Federal Government responds to ‘four million jobs lost’ in 2017

NBS reported that four million Nigerians lost their jobs in 2017 alone Audu Ogbeh spoke against the report The Agriculture Minister claimed …

Fuel Scarcity: Federal government rejects marketers’ demand for price increase

The pressure on government to effect a rise in petroleum price from N145 per litre is coming amidst the current acute fuel …

$1b to fight Boko Haram: PDP asks FG to apologise to Nigerians

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called out the All Progressives Congress (APC) for withdrawing a billion dollar from the countries savings …

Federal government orders Kachikwu to ends fuel scarcity

The minister of state for petroleum resources, Ibe Kachikwu must ensure that the ongoing fuel scarcity in parts of Nigeria doesn’t continue …

FG introduces emergency numbers for Nigerians in Libya

Following the reports that Nigerians are been sold in a slave trade market in Libya, the Federal Government has provided emergency phone …

Federal Government declares Friday public holiday for Eid-Maulud

Friday, 31st of November has been declared public holiday across Nigeria. According to the Federal Government, the public holiday marks the Eid …

SERAP, pensioners drag federal government to ECOWAS Court

The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) and other pensioners’ associations have dragged the Nigeria’s federal government to the ECOWAS Court of …

CHARLY BOY’S GROUP ALLEGED THAT THUGS WERE SPONSORED BY FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO DISRUPT PROTEST

The ‘Resume or Resign’ protest group has asserted that a few thugs purportedly sponsored by the government came to disrupt the group’s …

‘Federal Government is working relentlessly to kill the PDP’ – Gov. Nyesom Wike reveals

Rivers State governor, Mr Nyesom Wike, has explained that his action on October 8, 2016, where he allegedly intervened in the midnight …

Sultan of Sokoto calls on the federal government to prosecute killer herdsmen

Speaking at the opening ceremony of the 2-Day Annual Pan-Northern Groups Summit on Security, Socio-economic and political development in Kaduna, the Sultan …

Independence Day : Federal Government declares October 3 as Public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 3, as Public Holiday to mark Nigeria’s 56th Independence Anniversary. This was contained in a …

Federal Government Releases N400bn For Capital Projects

The Federal Government says it has released N400 billion from the 2016 budget to implement capital projects and an additional N60 billion …

MEND In Talks With Federal Government

The Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta (MEND) wishes to confirm that indeed it has been in preliminary talks with …

254 Nigerians living in South Africa defraud federal government of N11 million

Nigeria’s Consul-General in South Africa, Uche Ajulu-Okeke, said on Sunday that the Federal Government lost $39,370 (about N10.9 million) to visa and …