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Breaking: Amotekun is illegal — FG

  Six days after the inauguration of "Amotekun", Southwest regional Security outfit, the Federal Government has declared it as illegal, saying it is not backed by any law.ln declaring it "illegal", the federal government said defence and security is on the...

SERAP sues Buhari administration over failed Chinese $460m Abuja CCTV project

  Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) filed a lawsuit in Federal court against Mrs Zainab Ahmed, Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning over failure to “disclose information and specific documents on the total amount of money paid to...

Ahead of Yuletide and New Year FG flags off free train ride on Lagos-Ibadan

  In keeping with its promise, the Federal Government has announced free train ride for commuters on the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line. Transportation Minister Rotimi Chibuike Amaechi, announced this on Saturday via his Twitter handle. For Lagos passengers, the take-off point is...

In far away Addis Ababa, Obasanjo backs Buhari’s govt over border closure

  Kunle Akinsola   In a rare gesture, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has thrown his weight behind the closure of Nigeria's borders, describing Nigeria’s west coast neighbour, Benin Republic, as notorious. He said Benin’s notoriety was not new as Nigeria had for long...

FG unveils national sexual offenders’ register

  In a move to clamp down on offenders, Nigeria's first national sexual offenders' register has been launched with the database of those convicted for sexual violence across the country. The “Sexual Offender Register” will contain the names of all those...

FG committed to improving the lives of children in Nigeria – Agba

  Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has pledged federal government’s support to the save-the-children initiative.   Agba said, when he received a delegation from the international Non-Governmental Organisation, “Save the Children” led by the Country...

FG to NCC: Pare down data prices of service providers 

In response to demands by Nigerians, the Federal government has directed the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) to work out modalities towards reducing the prices of data offered by the service providers. The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa...

Pinnick’s corruption charges: FG backtracks, withdraws charges

  The Federal Government on Tuesday backtracked on the prosecution of Amaju Pinnick and and others as it withdrew the corruption charges filed against the President of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF). A Federal High Court in Abuja presided over by...

National Airline: FG says Arik Air ‘ not an option’

  The Federal Government on Wednesday dismissed calls that Arik Air be converted into a national carrier rather than establishing a new one. It said Arik Air now under the management of government is not suitable for a national carrier. The...

Nigeria’s border closure: Falana asks FG to mull over re-opening

  … warns of regional retaliation against Nigeria   By Kunle AKINSOLA About 66 days after Nigeria closed its borders with neighbouring countries, Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government to reopen them without further delay. He also asked...
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Supreme Court upholds Gov Ganduje’s election

  The Supreme court on Monday morning affirmed the election of Governor Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano state and member of the ruling All Progressives Congress,...

Supreme Court upholds Tambuwal’s election

  Putting paid to apprehensions and speculations of a possible sack, Nigeria's Supreme Court on Monday morning affirmed Aminu Tambuwal of the Peoples Democratic Party...