Federal Government

Just in: Supreme Court reserves judgment in FG’s suit seeking full local govt. autonomy

The Supreme Court has reserved judgment in the Federal Government’s suit against the 36 state governors on the autonomy of the 774 local...

South-South governors back Lagos-Calabar coastal highway

The south-south governors of Bayelsa, Rivers, Cross River, Edo, and Delta states have jointly lauded President Bola Tinubu for the construction of the...

Customers Not Enjoying 20 Hours Electricity Will Not Pay New Tariff – Adelabu

The Minister of Power, Dr. Adebayo Adelabu, has said any customer not currently enjoying 20 hours of electricity on Band A will not...

FG begins distribution of 42,000 metric tonnes of grains this week – Minister

Amid economic hardship and food warehouse looting in the country, the Federal Government has assured citizens that the free-gain initiative will be rolled...

DMO offers 2 FG’s bonds for public subscription

The Debt Management Office (DMO) on Monday announced for public subscription two Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) savings bonds. The two-year FGN savings...

Kaduna village bombing: One accidental bombing too many

On the night of Dec. 3, a group of Muslims gathered to celebrate the Maulud festival in Tudun Biri village, Igabi local government...

Pres. Tinubu plans $617m investment in digital creative enterprises 

The Federal Government is set to reverse youth unemployment by investing $617 million in Digital and Creative Enterprises (i-DICE) programme. i-DICE is a...

Prolonged ASUU strike: NLC mobilizes for national warning strike

After about five months of federal government’s inability to resolve the dispute between it and the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), the...

Don to FG: Tackle food shortage urgently, change Nigeria’s current status as world’s poverty headquarters

  For sustainable food self-sufficiency and food security in the country, the Federal Government has been urged to urgently tackle food shortage in...

Detained IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, denied bail

  The embattled leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has been denied bail by the Federal High Court, Abuja....

Strike: Federal Government, ASUU upbeat about early re-opening of universities

  The Prof. Ibrahim Gambari-led Federal Government negotiation team in the disputes between the government and the four unions in the nation’s universities...

Breaking News – High Court frees El zakzaky, wife

A Kaduna state high court Wednesday has freed leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria, Sheikh Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and his wife. The duo...

July 20, July 21 are Sallah holidays, says FG

In commemoration of this year’s Eid-el-Kabir, the Federal Government has announced Tuesday and Wednesday next week (July 20 and July 21, 2021) as...

Dangote gets FG’s nod to construct N309.9bn road contracts in Ogun, Lagos, Borno others

A major policy shift in road Infrastructure has been achieved by the Federal Government with the approval given to Dangote Industries to construct...

Brutalized and chained to freezer for 34 days: FG gets ECOWAS Court order to pay journalist, Agba Jalingo, N30m compensation

“We condemn the Nigerian government for these acts, and hereby award compensation of N30m to Mr Jalingo for violations of his human rights”...

N1.8 trn unpaid taxes: FIRS orders banks to freeze accounts of MultiChoice Nigeria, operators of DStv, GOtv

For allegedly owing N1.8 trillion in taxes, the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has ordered banks to freeze accounts of MultiChoice Nigeria Limited...