Federal Government

FG okays 2022-2024 MTEF/FSP with projected N9.16trn revenue

  The Federal Goverment says it has approved the 2022-2024 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP) as required by the...

Destruction of lgboho’s properties: Attorney, Yomi Alliyu (SAN) slams N500m damages against FG, DSS

“The reparation is for the massive damage to his exotic cars that include Mercedes Benz G-Class and 2019 Lexus cars during a midnight...

Nnamdi Kanu: We will deal with his collaborators, says FG

Still in the euphoria of a successful extradition, the Federal Government has promised a fair trial of the self-styled leader of the Indigenous...

Again FG extends NIN-SIM verification deadline till July 26

The Federal Government on Tuesday approved the extension of the deadline for the National Identification Number -Subscriber Identity Module (NIN-SIM) data verification until...

After securing regional court ruling, SERAP drags FG before African Union Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights

  “These anti-media bills are the latest threats to freedom of expression, access to information and media freedom in the country. The bills...

FG pays N24bn to 413, 630 beneficiaries of Special Public Works Scheme

The Federal Government has settled the stipends of 413,630 beneficiaries under the 774,000 Special Public Works Scheme to the tune of N24 billion....

Controversial NBC/NPC Acts amendment: Presidency disowns it, saying it’s FG’s initiative

The Presidency has disclaimed interest in the ongoing attempts at the National Assembly to amend the Nigerian Press Council (NPC) Act and the...

Twitter suspension directive to electronic media: SERAP slams, drags FG, Lai Mohammed to court

    The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has filed a suit at a Federal High Court in Abuja seeking an order...

Unpaid 13 months salaries for 1,000 ASUU members may spark another shut down of varsities, warns official

After a year-long shutting down tertiary institutions, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has again threatened to resume its strike over non-payment...

FG signs multilateral agreement on Brass Petroleum Products Terminal to halt illegal refining in Niger Delta

In a concerted effort to curb illegal refining and stabilize petroleum products pricing in the Niger Delta, the Federal Government has signed agreement...

Just in: FG declares Monday, June 14 public holiday for June 12 Democracy Day

  The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 14 as public holiday nationwide to be observed as 2021 Democracy Day. Congratulating Nigerians ahead...

Twitter suspension: FG can’t stop us from tweeting, CSOs, stakeholders say

Unperturbed by the Federal Goverment’s suspension of Twitter operations in Nigeria, leaders of 27 Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) and stakeholders have vowed to...

SERAP to Commonwealth: Suspend Nigeria over repression of human rights, media freedom, disregard for rule of law

  The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has joined forces with the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Prof. Wole Soyinka and others in...

$1.5m clinical trial cost threatens local production of COVID-19 vaccine by FG — Minister

The plan by the Federal Government to produce COVID-19 vaccine locally appears to be threatened by the $1.5 million cost of clinical trial...

No plan to increase petrol pump price in June – FG

Contrary to some media reports, the Federal Government says there will be no increase in the pump price of Premium Motor Spirit (petrol)...

Plan to scrap Amnesty Programme: Don’t wake sleeping lion, Clark cautions FG

    Elder statesman, Chief Edwin Clark, has cautioned the Federal Government not  to scrap the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), for ex-militants, saying it rupture...