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APC suspends LG party chairman in Ebonyi
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APC suspends LG party chairman in Ebonyi

APC leader, Adams Oshiomole The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Onitcha Local Government area of Ebonyi, on Saturday suspended its party chairman, Mr Uchenna Agwu, for alleged anti-party activities, indiscipline and insubordination. Mr Kenneth Nwali, Onitcha Local Government Secretary of the party, announced this in a statement in Isu, the […]

FG to enforce mandatory use of national IDs from january 2019
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FG to enforce mandatory use of national IDs from january 2019

National identity card by NIMC The Federal Government said it is enforcing the mandatory use of the National Identification Number (NIN) beginning from January 1, 2019, according to Aliyu Abubakar, director-general of the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). Abubakar said the mandatory usage of the identification number was sequel to […]

Elections: FG pledges technical assistance to Sao Tome and Principe
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Elections: FG pledges technical assistance to Sao Tome and Principe

Nigeria's minister of foreign affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama. PHOTO: TWITTER/ GEOFFREY ONYEAMA Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, says Federal Government will provide technical assistance for the success of Sao Tome and Principe Parliamentary elections scheduled for Oct. 7. Onyeama made this known on Tuesday in Abuja in an […]

Sports disadvantaged by FG’s budgetary attitude, says Dalung
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Sports disadvantaged by FG’s budgetary attitude, says Dalung

[FILE PHOTO] Dalung Sports Minister, Solomon Dalung has blamed the sector’s woes on the Federal Government’s budgetary attitude, accusing it of hampering the maintenance of ministry’s infrastructure across the country. Speaking in Abuja while unveiling plans for the 2018 National Sports Festival, Dalung said: “The past three annual budgets for […]

FG approves deportation of 36 Indians, two Koreans
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FG approves deportation of 36 Indians, two Koreans

[FILE PHOTO] Abdurrahaman Dambazau The Federal Government has approved the immediate deportation of 36 Indians and two Koreans. Minister of Interior, Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (rtd.), who signed the deportation order yesterday in his Abuja office, said it was in pursuant to Section 45(2, 3 and 4) of the Nigeria Immigration […]

FG, Agency give financial support to MSMEs, others
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FG, Agency give financial support to MSMEs, others

Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Hajia Aisha Abubakar The Federal Government, in collaboration with Abuja Enterprises Agency (AEA) has succeeded in financing 15, 000 Micro-small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Abuja. They have also promised to sustain the recent grant of N20, 000 to each of the 223 market businesswomen in the […]

FG okays $1.3bn for 5 critical projects – Lai Mohammed
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FG okays $1.3bn for 5 critical projects – Lai Mohammed

[File] Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed PHOTO: NAN The Federal Government has set aside 1.3 billion dollars (about N468 billion) from the National Sovereign Investment Fund to finance five critical infrastructure projects. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, disclosed this on Sunday when he appeared […]

Strengthen forensic science to fight crime, experts tell FG
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Strengthen forensic science to fight crime, experts tell FG

Forensics cover a dead body and clear the scene of a blast in Maiduguri on February 17, 2017. As many as seven suicide bombers, including six women, tried to attack the northeast Nigerian city of Maiduguri but only succeeded in blowing themselves up, emergency services officials said on February 17, […]

Déjà vu
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Déjà vu

Department of State Services (DSS) vehicle and operatives blocking the main entrance of the National Assembly complex… August 6, 2018. The rising Gestapo-style harassments of opposition politicians by executive branch of the Federal Government are a nauseating replay of the political recklessness that prematurely terminated the First Republic in 1966. […]

FG flags off N22.7bn road rehabilitation project in Adamawa
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FG flags off N22.7bn road rehabilitation project in Adamawa

Adamawa The Federal Government has flagged off the rehabilitation of the 122 kilometre Mayo Belwa-Jada-Ganye-Toungo road in Adamawa which will cost N22.7 billion. Mr Babatunde Fashola, (SAN) the Minister of Power, Works and Housing, disclosed this in a statement by Mr Theodore Ogaziechi, the Director of Information in the ministry. […]

Give us schedule for PIGB implementation, stakeholders tell FG
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Give us schedule for PIGB implementation, stakeholders tell FG

Buhari Concerned stakeholders in the country’s petroleum industry have appealed to the Federal Government to spell out the timetable for the implementation of the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) if it eventually becomes a law. The bill is current with the Presidency, awaiting the assent of President Muhammadu Buhari. A […]

FG to establish $8.5m truck transit park in Enugu state
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FG to establish $8.5m truck transit park in Enugu state

Enugu PHOTO: Enugu State Government The Federal Government, through the Nigerian Shippers council (NSC), has disclosed plans to establish Truck Transit Park (TTP) in Ogbulafor Enugu State, at an estimated cost of $8.5million. The Executive Secretary, NSC, Hassan Bello, while receiving the Outline Business Case (OBC) at the Infrastructure Concessioning […]

Government raises domestic borrowings by N1.5 trillion
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Government raises domestic borrowings by N1.5 trillion

Buhari The Federal Government has borrowed no less than N1.47 trillion from deposit money banks in the last three months, possibly through debt instruments from its monetary authorities. The development, according to a National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) report, is coming when “oil economy” had stabilised besides other borrowings from […]

FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President to avoid FIFA ban
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FG endorses Pinnick as NFF President to avoid FIFA ban

FIFA President, Infantino and Pinnick .PHOTO: OrientalTimes The Federal Government has announced its recognition of the Amaju Pinnick-led executive as the authentic leadership of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Laolu Akande, Special Assistant to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo made the announcement on […]

Pay our gratuity, pension arrears, NTA retirees tell federal government
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Pay our gratuity, pension arrears, NTA retirees tell federal government

Nigerian Television Authority Retirees of the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA) yesterday said the Federal Government owed them 15 months gratuity and pension arrears as a result of which they are dying of hunger. The retirees, under the aegis of Nigerian Television Authority Contributory Pensioners Association (NTACOPAN), at a press conference […]

FG, states unveil portal to check wastage in parastatals
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FG, states unveil portal to check wastage in parastatals

Agric wastes The Federal Government and some states have put in place a measure to check wastage during procurement by ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs). The Federal Ministry of Finance-introduced price checker portal is to enable vendors to upload their products and prices for consideration by the agencies. At a […]