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    Government Will Clampdown On Traders Inflating Commodity Prices – FG

    The Federal Government has vowed to clampdown on traders “unfairly inflating prices” of goods and commodities. The Federal Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (FCCPC), expressed...

    We’ll Create 100,000 Jobs By May 29 – FG

    The Federal Government, has revealed plans to create no fewer than 100,000 verifiable jobs by May 29, 2024. Temitola Adekunle-Johnson, the Senior Special Assistant to...

    FG Begins Payment Of Wage Award For November 2023

    The Tinubu-led Federal government has commenced the disbursement of the November 2023 wage awards. This move comes as part of the agreement reached between organised...

    Tinubu Reiterates Commitment To Reforming Nigeria’s Education Sector

    The Federal Government says it remains unwavering in its commitment to reforming the country’s education sector. President Bola Tinubu made this known in Lokoja in...

    Subsidy Removal: Our Sufferings Are Temporary – FG to Nigerians

    The Federal Government (FG) has reassured that the pains being experienced by Nigerians over the recent removal of fuel subsidy will be temporary. The Minister...

    FG Mulls Introduction Of Private Firefighters

    The Federal Government says it is proposing to broaden the scope of the National Fire Academy to accommodate private firefighters to address fire incidents...

    Strike: FG, NLC Agree To Continue Deliberations -Lalong

    The Federal Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have agreed to continue talks over post-subsidy removal palliatives for workers before the 21-day ultimatum...

    Strike: FG, NLC Meeting Ends In Deadlock

    Details of the meeting between the Federal Government and the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) have emerged. The meeting ended in a deadlock, on Monday. The Minister...

    Again, UNILAG Students Protest Tuition Fee Hike

    Some students of the University of Lagos, on Wednesday, took to the streets to express their dissatisfaction with the raised tuition fees announced by...

    Beg FG To Allow Me Fix Roads, Obaseki Tells Edo People

    Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State has said despite several entreaties by his administration, the Federal Government has refused to allow the state government...

    FG Plans To Build Flyover On Abuja-Lokoja Highway To Reduce Impact Of Flooding – Umahi

    The Minister of Works, David Umahi said the Federal Government will construct a flyover to mitigate the problem of flooding along the Abuja-Lokoja highway. Umahi...

    BREAKING: Court Strikes Out FG’s Firearms Charge Against Emefiele

    The Federal High Court sitting in Lagos on Thursday struck out the illegal possession of firearms charge filed by the Federal Government against the...

    Just In: FG Dissolves ASP Over ‘All Eyes On Judiciary’ Billboards

    The Federal Government has dissolved the Secretariat of the Advertising Standard Panel (ASP) over its approval of billboards termed as blackmailing the Presidential Election Petition Tribunal...

    BREAKING: FG Files Fresh 20 Charges Against Suspended CBN Governor, Emefiele

    The Nigerian Government Tuesday applied to withdraw the "illegal possession of firearms" case it filed against the suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor,...

    FG Closes Borders With Niger Republic, Claims Decision Is In Interests Of Both Countries (Photos)

    The Federal Government on Friday ordered the immediate closure of all land borders with the Niger Republic over the current political instability in the...

    Your Planned Strike Is Illegal – FG Tells Labour

    The Federal Government has told the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) that it is legally restrained from embarking on planned nationwide strike against the hike...

    FG Set To Fine PoS Agents N10m Over Service Charge Increment

    The federal government has said Point of Sale (PoS) agents found guilty of price fixing will pay a fine of up to N10 million...

    FG, UN, Seek Total Approach To Ensuring Food Security

    The Federal Government and the United Nations have called for a holistic approach to achieving a sustainable food chain in Nigeria. The call was made...

    Tragedy Looms As Residents Cross Distressed Bridge In Enugu (Video)

    Tragedy lurks in Eha-Amufu, Isi-Uzo Local Government Area of Enugu State as residents and workers of the Federal College of Education cross a distressed...

    FG Declares June 12 Public Holiday

    The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 12 as a public holiday in commemoration of 2023 Democracy Day celebration. This was contained in a statement...

    Treat Us Like Christians, Muslims – Traditionalists Tell FG, States

    Traditional religion adherents have advised governments at all levels to accord them the same recognition as Muslims and Christians across the country. They made the...

    No Going Back On Disbursement Of Cabotage Funding – FG

    The Federal Government has said there is no going back on the disbursement of the Cabotage Vessels Financing Fund. A statement quoted the Minister of...

    Nigeria Spent N13trn On Fuel Subsidies In 16 Years – Boss Mustapha

    The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has made a new revelation amid confusion surrounding the fuel subsidy removal. He revealed that...

    FG To Spend N22.44bn On Feeding Inmates

    The Federal Government on Thursday revealed that Nigeria will spend N22.4 billion feeding inmates in correctional centres nationwide. This is according to the Permanent Secretary,...

    Sudan Crisis: FG’s Evacuation Plans Deranged As More Nigerians Join Flight

    Plans to evacuate stranded Nigerians from the current political crisis raging in Sudan has just been interrupted as more Nigerians smuggled themselves into the...

    Sudan Crisis: Buses With Stranded Nigerians Stop Halfway Over Payment

    Buses conveying the second batch of stranded Nigerians in Sudan have stopped halfway. The buses evacuated on Sunday night, according to a statement by the National Association...

    FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

    The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 21, and Monday, April 24 as public holidays to mark this year’s EIdil-Fitr Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni...

    “Declare Every August 20 As Public Holiday For Us” – Traditional Worshippers Begs FG

    The National Council of Iseselagba (traditional worshippers) on Monday appealed to the federal and state governments to recognise its members in the scheme of...

    Farmers Begs For Compensation Over Losses During Cash Crunch

    The All Farmers Association of Nigeria has appealed to the Federal Government to compensate farmers for losses recorded during the implementation of the Central...

    FG Grants Oba of Benin Ownership Of Returned Artefacts

    Oba of Benin, Oba Ewuare II has been granted ownership and vesting custody and management of repatriated Benin Artefacts in the Oba of Benin The...

    Appointment Of Service Chiefs Not Subject To Ethnic Balancing – Presidency

    The Presidency has spoken up on Monday that the appointment of service chiefs is based on competency and not ethnic balancing. Spokesman to the President,...

    Suspend Fuel Subsidy Removal – Itse Sagay Advices Tinubu’s Govt

    A Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) Itse Sagay has advised the President-Elect, Bola Tinubu to halt the removal of fuel subsidy. He made this statement...

    FG Yet To Meet Most Of The Demands – ASUU

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) says the Federal Government is yet to address most of the issues for the union’s recent strike. ASUU...

    Reps Halt NDDC From Releasing N15bn Humanitarian Fund tO FG

    The House of Representatives has asked the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) withhold the release of N15 billion counterpart funding requested by the federal...

    Don’t Share $800m Subsidy Palliatives On ‘Fraudulent’ List – Rep Urges FG

    A Lawmaker representing  Degema/Bonny Rivers State at the House of Representatives, Farah Dagogo has advised the Federal Government to cease its plan to disburse $800...

    Federal Government Declares Friday And Monday Public Holiday

    The Federal Government has declared Friday 7 and Monday 10, April 2023 as public holidays to mark this year’s Easter celebration. The Minister of Interior,...

    Civil Servant Wins N3m From Federal Government

    The Federal Government has rewarded innovative public servants who made giant strides in developing technologies that will help ease operational processes in the civil...

    Almost Two Million Nigerians Have Been Receiving N5K Allowance Monthly – FG

    The Federal Government, FG disclosed yesterday that 1,940,004 vulnerable Nigerians are currently receiving N5K cash allowance, every month. Speaking on Thursday in Abuja at a...

    David Malpass To Resign As World Bank President In June

    David Malpass, president of World Bank Group, has announced his intentions to step down from his position, after more than four years of service. The...

    Twitter Begged Nigeria To Lift Suspension – FG

    The Nigerian Government has claimed that there were a series of painstaking negotiations between Twitter and the country before the micro-blogging media was allowed...

    FG Blames States For Rising Poverty Level

    The Federal Government has blamed the high poverty rate in the country on the failure of the State Governments to contribute their quota of...

    ‘Ngige Just Talks Without Thinking’ – Strike Continues As ASUU Faults FG’s Negotiations

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities has faulted the Federal Government’s handling of the negotiation on its demands and lackadaisical attitude towards the ongoing...

    2023: “Of All The Aspirants So Far, Atiku Abubakar Is The Best” – Reno Omokri Endorses Atiku, Hails Peter Obi’s Achievements

    Reno Omokri has revealed on social media the candidate he believe is better suited to be president of Nigeria in 2023. The former presidential aide...

    PDP Announces NEC Meeting Will Hold On May 4

    The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) says it will hold its National Executive Committee (NEC) meeting on Wednesday, May 4. The May 4 NEC meeting will...

    PDP Risks Extinction If It Loses 2023 Presidential Election – Wike

    The Governor of Rivers State, Nyesom Wike, has said the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) might become extinct if it fails to present an electable...

    If You Have Political Ambitions, Resign Now – Sanwo-Olu Tells Aides, Others

    Babajide Sanwo-Olu, the governor of Lagos State, has ordered political appointees and civil workers who want to run for electoral office in 2023 to...

    Terror Attack In Jalingo Injures 11 People – Police Confirm

    A blast in the capital of Nigeria’s northeastern Taraba state on Friday evening injured 11 people including children, police said, days after an explosion...

    Two Top Commanders And 32 Fighters Killed As Boko Haram Terrorists And ISWAP Clash In Sambisa Forest

    It has been revealed that Boko Haram and the Islamic State West Africa Province terrorists have clashed, resulting in the killing of two commanders...

    100 Dead And Scores Injured In Explosion At Illegal Oil Refinery In Rivers

    More than 100 people were killed overnight in an explosion at an illegal oil refining depot in Nigeria’s Rivers state, a local government official...

    Yemi Osinbajo Gifts APC Delegates N250,000 Each During Meeting In Ibadan

    Some presidential delegates of the ruling All Progressives Congress in the Sout-West on Friday went home with N250,000 each after attending a meeting with...

    “Nigeria’s Situation Is Very Peculiar” – CBN Governor, Godwin Emefiele On Why CBN Can’t Float Exchange Rate

    Godwin Emefiele, the Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, has said that despite calls and recommendations by the International Monetary Fund, the World...

    “A Lot Of Damage Is Done When Women Leave Their Children To Nannies While They Pursue Money” – Reno Omokri Says Men Should Work...

    Reno Omokri has said that the ideal family is one where the husband works to provide while the wife cares for the home. He added...

    Why Buhari Can’t End Insecurity – Gov Bala Mohammad

    Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State has revealed why President Muhammadu Buhari can’t provide a lasting solution to the security challenges that confront the...

    Buhari Running Nigeria As If No One Is In Charge – Aminu Tambuwal

    Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal has described the country under President Muhammadu Buhari and All Progressives Congress (APC) as lacking in direction. Tambuwal, who is...

    Hours After Unceremonious Sack By NURTW, Lagos Govt Appoints MC Oluomo As State Chairman Of Motor Parks

    Hours after his sack from the National Union of Road Transport Workers NURTW, the Lagos State Government has appointed Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo,...

    My Sack And NURTW Lagos Dissolution Is A Joke And Laughable -€“ MC Oluomo

    Alhaji Musiliu Akinsanya aka MC Oluomo has said that his sack as chairman of National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW) Lagos council and...

    Simon Ekpa Is Not, And Has Never Been A Member Of IPOB – Nnamdi Kanu

    Secessionist group, the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, on Saturday, distanced itself from Simon Ekpa, a self-acclaimed disciple of Nnamdi Kanu. IPOB said Ekpa and...

    Russia And Ukraine War: Nigeria Ready To Step In As Alternative Gas Supplier To Europe – Sylva

    Minister of state for petroleum resources, Timipre Sylva has stated that Nigeria is ready to offer its services as an alternative gas supplier to...

    US Names And Sanctions Six Nigerians Financing And Supporting Boko Haram Terrorists

    Six Nigerians have been named and sanctioned by the United States for supporting Boko Haram terrorist group. The U.S, in a statement by Department of...

    No Excuse For Such Public Embarrassment, No Matter The Height Of Provocation’ – Obiano’s Wife, Ebelechukwu Apologies To Soludo And Ndigbos After Fight With...

    Ebelechukwu Obiano has apologized to Governor Charles Soludo of Anambra state and other dignitaries following the fight between her and Bianca Ojukwu. Ebelechukwu is the...

    2023: Friends Purchase PDP Presidential Form For Sokoto Governor Aminu Tambuwal

    Ahead of the 2023 presidential election, Governor of Sokoto State, Mr. Aminu Tambuwal has secured his nomination form. A group of friends purchased Expression of...

    No Corps Member Wearing Long Skirt In Oyo Camp – NYSC

    The Management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Oyo State has debunked a video making the rounds that a female corps member...

    Sack From Office: I Have Immunity Under The Constitution, So I’m Not Worried – Umahi

    The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has maintained that he has entertained fewer worries since the counter pronouncement by a Federal High Court...

    EFCC Releases Obiano On Bail After Six Days In Detention, Seizes Passport

    The immediate past governor of Anambra State, Willie Obiano, has reportedly being released on an administrative bail by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission...

    Unity In Diversity For Economic Prosperity And Not Divide-and-rule For Political Adversity – Bola Tinubu Set Out 2023 Agenda

    The All Progressives Congress national leader, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has suggested ways to move the country forward. He took to Twitter to reveal his position...

    2023: Buhari Meets APC Chairmanship Aspirants At Aso Rock Villa

    Nigeria's number one man, President Muhammadu Buhari, is meeting with seven aspirants vying for the office of national chairman of the All Progressives Congress...

    “1 Egg Is Now ₦200. Under Corruption, It Was ₦20” – Deji Adeyanju Cries Out

    Nigerian activist Deji Adeyanju has raised alarm over the high cost of living in Nigeria. He reacted specifically to the rising cost of eggs across...

    Scores Of Policemen Feared Dead As Terrorists Attack Security Checkpoint In Katsina

    There are fears that several mobile policemen might have been killed late on Tuesday evening after terrorists, otherwise known as bandits, attacked a security...

    We Have Sufficient Land In Lagos To Absorb All Of Your Investments – Sanwo-Olu To Investors

    Governor of Lagos state, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the state is ready to absorb investors from all parts of the country. According to the...

    Insecurity: I Will Ensure State Police As President – Tambuwal

    Sokoto State Governor, Aminu Tambuwal, on Tuesday said state policing is essential to solving Nigeria’s insecurity problems. Tambuwal said he will ensure the implementation of...

    We Won’t Forgive Those Who Bombed Ohanaeze President, George Obiozor’s Home – Nnamdi Kanu

    Nnamdi Kanu has reacted to the bombing of the residence of George Obiozor, the President-General of Ohanaeze Ndigbo. The leader of the Indigenous People of...

    We Were Tricked Into Prostitution In Mali – Nigerian Teenage Prostitute Rescued By Amotekun Narrates Ordeal

    Ondo State security outfit codenamed Amotekun has rescued two young ladies who were tricked to embark on a trip to Mali for prostitution. The ladies identified as...

    Willie Obiano Will Regain His Freedom Soon – Governor Soludo On EFCC Arrest Of Predecessor

    Anambra State Governor, Prof Chukwuma Charles Soludo has reacted to the arrest of Willie Obiano by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC. Soludo said...

    Malami Approves NDLEA’s Request To Seize Abba Kyari’s Assets…And That Of His Accomplices

    The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, has approved a request by the National Drug Law Enforcement Agency to confiscate...

    ‘So Much Hate And Anger’ – Ebele Obiano Finally Breaks Silence On Bianca Ojukwu Slapping Her

    Ms. Ebelechukwu Obiano has for the first time spoken on fight with Ms. Bianca Ojukwu at the inauguration of Charles Soludo as the governor...

    Wike Is Now The Idi Amin Of PDP – Ohanaeze Ndigbo

    Apex Igbo socio-cultural organization, Ohanaeze Ndigbo Worldwide has described some recent utterances of Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State on burning national issues as...

    2023: How Old Are You? Who Were Your Parents, We Knew Saraki’s Wealthy Father – Omokri Queries Tinubu

    Former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu's source of wealth, has again come under heavy scrutiny. A former presidential aide during the last administration,...

    3 Governors Placed Under Security Watch Over Plot To Destabilise Nigeria

    Three serving governors in the country have run into trouble with security agencies over their alleged plot to incite violence that may engulf the...

    FG Claimed There’s No Money For Universities But Buhari Built Railway To Niger – ASUU

    The Academic Staff Union of Universities has again blamed the Federal Government for the ongoing strike in public universities. The union’s National President, Prof Emmanuel...

    The Situation Between Buhari And Nigeria Is Like A Forced Marriage – Tambuwal

    Governor of Sokoto state, Aminu Tambuwal has stated that President Muhammadu Buhari does not understand the dynamics of modern governance. Tambuwal also disclosed that said...

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