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FG Declares Public Holiday For Eid-Ul-Adha

The Federal Government has declared Monday and Tuesday as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-ui-Adha celebration. The Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Aishetu Gogo Ndayako, disclosed this in a statement on Friday. He said the Minister of Interior, Dr. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, and […]

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General

FG Releases Approved Lyrics Of Reintroduced National Anthem

The Director-General of the NOA, Lanre Issa-Onilu, unveiled the standardised version of the anthem on Wednesday in Abuja. The Federal Government, through the National Orientation Agency (NOA), has unveiled the approved version of Nigeria’s reintroduced national anthem. The Director-General of the NOA, Lanre Issa-Onilu, unveiled the standardised version of the anthem on Wednesday in Abuja. […]

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FG To Finally Commission Gas Facility After Labour’s Suspension Of Strike

The government has continuously said that natural gas represents a viable transition to renewable energy. The Federal Government has eventually fixed a date for the technical commissioning of the 300MMscfd capacity Kwale gas gathering and injection facility in the Niger Delta, after it was put on hold following the nationwide industrial strike by the Labour […]

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‘Go Back To The Negotiation Table’, LP Urges FG, Labour

The unions had argued that current minimum wage of ₦30,000 can no longer cater to the well-being of an average Nigerian worker. The leadership of the Labour Party (LP) has called on both the Federal Government and Organised Labour to return to the negotiation table and arrive at an acceptable position for the sake of […]

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FG, Labour In Emergency Meeting As Strike Grounds Economic Activities

Businesses, airports, universities, hospitals and power supply were affected as Labour began an indefinite strike on Monday over Labour’s demand for a new minimum wage. As the nationwide strike by the Organised Labour over a new minimum wage for workers paralyse economic activities in Nigeria, the Federal Government has invited labour leaders to a meeting […]

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FG Seals Illegal Mining Site In FCT, Arrests Three Suspects

It noted that preliminary investigations revealed that the suspects lacked any documentation authorizing their mining activities on the site. The Federal Government has sealed an illegal mining site at Gaube, Kuje area council of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), arresting three suspects in its ongoing efforts to combat illegal mining and revenue loss in the […]

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Security

Armed Forces Day: Nigerian Legion tasks FG on need to recruit more soldiers to combat insecurity 

The Nigerian Legion has called on the federal government to recruit more soldiers in order to record more success in the fight against insecurity across the country. This is just as Oyo State governor, ‘Seyi Makinde called on residents of the state to always cooperate with the security agencies and to also keep them informed […]

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NEWS

FG, Sanwo-Olu, Police, Others React As MC Oluomo Wins NURTW Re-election

Musiliu Akinsanya, well known as MC Oluomo, has been re-elected for a second term as the Lagos State Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW). It was gathered that Akinsanya, Sulyman Ojora – Deputy Chairman; Mustapha Adekunle (Sego) – Treasurer, and 20 other executive members were elected unopposed on Wednesday at the […]

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General

FG in the process of handling over Obafemi Awolowo stadium to Oyo government- Dare

The immediate past Minister of Youths and Sports Development, Chief Sunday Dare, has stated the process for the federal government to hand over the Obafemi Awolowo Stadium, Oke Ado Ibadan to Oyo state government is at an advanced stage.  Dare, who is the Agba-Akin of Ogbomoso made this disclosure while receiving an award of Lifetime […]

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Politics

UAE official counters FG’s claim, says ” no changes on the Nigeria/UAE travel status so far”

An official of the United Arab Emirates has countered claims made by the Federal government that it has lifted the year-long visa ban on Nigerian travelers. In an interview with CNN, an official from the Gulf state who spoke on condition of anonymity said “There are no changes on the Nigeria/UAE travel status so far.” […]

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FG urges Nigerians to consider bicycles for transportation

The Federal Ministry of Transportation has encouraged Nigerians to consider bicycles as alternative means of commuting. Vanguard reports that the Director, Road Transport and Mass Transit Administration, Musa Ibrahim, stated this at a one-day stakeholders sensitization meeting held in Abuja. According to the report, Ibrahim said the idea is to enhance and heighten the importance […]

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Politics

Chioma Success: Ojo-Lanre Drags Obi, LP, Mother, FG, AGF To Court For Rights Violation

Former chairman of the Oyo State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ambassador Wale Ojo-Lanre, has dragged the Labour Party, LP, its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, the Federal Government, the Attorney-General of the federation, AGF, and the mother of Chioma Success, Ms Queen, before a Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, for […]

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Nigeria

Chioma Success: Ojo-Lanre Drags Obi, LP, Mother, FG, AG To Court For Rights Violation

Former chairman of the Oyo State Council of the Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, Ambassador Wale Ojo-Lanre, has dragged the Labour Party, LP, its presidential candidate, Peter Obi, the Federal Government, the Attorney-General of the federation, AGF, and the mother of Chioma Success, Ms Queen, before a Lagos High Court, sitting in Ikeja, Lagos, for […]

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Photostory: FG, World Bank Boost NDA With Solar Hybrid Plant

The Federal Government with funding support from the World Bank has kicked-off a 2.5MW solar hybrid power project at the Afaka Campus of the Nigerian Defence Academy in Kaduna State. According to the contractors, Dongfang Electric Corporation – Mutual Commitment Company(DEC – MCC), a Chinese firm, the project would be completed in 12 months.

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General Security

Breaking: Court strikes out FG’s application to extradite Abba Kyari to US

A Federal High Court in Abuja on Monday thrown out a suit by the Federal Government to extradite the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police, (DCP) Abba Kyari, to the United States of America. Justice Inyang Ekwo, in his ruling struck out the suit filed by Abubakar Malai, the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister […]

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General

FG Declares Public Holidays for Eid Celebration

The Federal Government has declared Monday 11th and Tuesday 12th July, 2022, as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration.  The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, congratulates all Muslims and Nigerians both at home and in the Diaspora on this occasion. “I call […]

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We’ll Resist Attempt By FG To Turn Down Our Agreements-UI-ASUU

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Ibadan chapter, on Tuesday, stated that the union will resist the grand plan of the Muhammadu Buhari led Federal Government to refuse to sign the renegotiated agreements. Rising from their congress at the University of Ibadan presided over by the Chairman, Professor Ayo Akinwole, the congress of […]

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General Politics

Read How Family,FG Reject Autopsy Result Of Itunu Babalola Who Died In A Cote d’ Ivoire Prison

The family of the late Itunu Babalola, who died in a Cote d’ Ivoire prison and the Federal Government of Nigeria have rejected the autopsy result on the cause of the death of the deceased lady. Tribune reports that some lawyers have also reportedly volunteered to take the matter up with the Cote d’ Ivoire […]

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