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‘Please Help Us!’ Mothers Of Abducted Kaduna Student Weep During Protest At NASS

Written by on 5 May 2021

Mothers of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Kaduna State could not hold back their tears on Tuesday as they occupied the National Assembly complex, Abuja, in protest. The protesters which include members of the Students Union Government (SUG) of the institution are lamenting over what they described as the […]

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Parents Of Abducted Kaduna Varsity Students Protest At National Assembly

Written by on 4 May 2021

Parents of the abducted students of the College of Forestry Mechanization Afaka in Kaduna State have occupied the National Assembly complex, Abuja, in protest. The protesters which include members of the Students Union Government (SUG) of the institution are lamenting over what they described as the negligence of the state and Federal Government in securing […]

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FG extends NIN-SIM linkage deadline to June 30

Written by on 4 May 2021

The Federal Government has approved June 30 as the new deadline for the National Identity Numbers (NIN) linkage with the Subscribers Identity Module (SIM) cards. The government also said so far 54 million Nigerians have obtained their NIN, translating to over 190 million mobile numbers. The government’s decision was contained in a statement jointly signed […]

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FG Partners Microsoft On Digital Transformation, Project To Create 27,000 Jobs

Written by on 4 May 2021

The Federal Government is partnering with Microsoft Corporation to accelerate Nigeria’s resolve towards a more digital economy. This is in line with the Economic Sustainability Plan of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, said a statement by Laolu Akande, the spokesman for the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo. In a dual announcement on Monday by both the […]

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FG Expects £4.2m Ibori Loot From UK Govt Soon

Written by on 3 May 2021

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami on Monday said any moment from now, Nigeria expects the return of £4.2million seized from the associates of convicted former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori. The AGF also said the Federal Government of Nigeria is working tirelessly to ensure the return of […]

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FG Establishes Centre For Control Of Small Arms, Light Weapons

Written by on 3 May 2021

The Federal Government has approved the establishment of the National Centre for the Control of Small Arms and Light Weapons (NCCSALW). The new center will be domiciled in the office of the National Security Adviser and Retired Major General AM Dikko has been appointed as Pioneer Coordinator. The announcement was made in a statement signed […]

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States running out of Covid-19 vaccine stocks, Govs await FG

Written by on 3 May 2021

State governments are currently waiting on the Federal Government to take action in terms of the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine in Nigeria as many of them have started to run out of stock. While some states have the capacity to purchase the vaccine directly from the manufacturers, they, however, can’t because manufacturers only deal […]

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We’re under pressure to resume strike — SSANU

Written by on 3 May 2021

The Senior Staff Association of Nigeria Universities has said it was under pressure to resume its suspended strike following the failure of the Federal Government to fulfill its promises by the April 30th deadline. The union said that the government had yet to commence payment of the consequential adjustments for the new national minimum wage […]

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FG Declares May 3 Public Holiday To Mark Workers Day

Written by on 29 April 2021

The Federal Government has declared Monday, May 3, 2021, as a public holiday to mark this year’s International Workers Day Celebration. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola, made the announcement in a statement on Thursday. Aregbesola who congratulated the Nigerian Workers for witnessing this year’s celebration commended them for their patience, understanding, and […]

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FG Approves Strategy To Combat Poverty, Osinbajo To Chair Implementation Committee

Written by on 29 April 2021

The Federal Government has approved a strategy to address the worsening rate of poverty in the country. President Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, informed State House correspondents that the issue of poverty was debated on Wednesday at the Federal Executive Council meeting. He said the Muhammadu Buhari administration acknowledged that there […]

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