Federal Government is looking to earn nine hundred and thirty-nine billion naira from the renewal of oil blocks by operators in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry next year. This is in accordance with the breakdown of the approved 2020 budget presented by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed. The budget shows […]

National Broadcasting Commission is seeking intensified efforts by the Federal Government towards promoting news literacy and strong professional journalism in Nigeria. NBC Director-General, Ishaq Modibbo-Kawu, who made the call at the 2019 Annual World Human Rights Day in Lagos, identified fake news and sophisticated disinformation campaigns as challenges in a democratic system. Modibbo-Kawu, represented by […]

Nigerians with dual citizenship, have been cautioned against applying for the e-passport. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola gave the warning in Tokyo while speaking at the Nigerian High Commission in during the rollout of the e-passport in Japan. He told Nigerians with Japanese citizenship that a new visa regime that would grant them multiple […]

There are plans by the federal government to review the wages of all political office holders in the country. Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige dropped the hint when members of Nigerian Union of Local Government Employees visited him in his office in Abuja. The Labour minister also stressed that there was a need […]

FG Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola says he received reports on plans emanating from secret meetings of some electricity Generation Companies to disrupt power supply for political gains. Fashola who gave the hint at the twenty fifth Monthly Power Sector meeting in Uyo, said the power firms had sued the Federal Government […]

FG Federal Government says it has appropriated over six hundred million naira in the 2018 budget for execution of capital projects at the National Board for Arabic and Islamic Studies. It has also committed two hundred million naira to the rehabilitation of the board’s buildings ceded to it by the government. Minister of Education, Malam […]

FG “Judgment day” is on the way for tax evaders who fail to take advantage of the amnesty provided by the Voluntary Assets and Income Declaration Scheme to regularise their tax profiles. Federal Government has said it would name, shame and prosecute such persons once the amnesty programme was over by March 31, 2018. Minister […]

FG Federal Government has vowed not to condone any further attack by rampaging herdsmen in any part of the country. Minister of Interior, General Abdulrahman Dambazau, said this at a meeting with some state governors in Abuja. The Minister stated that President Buhari remained committed to ensuring peace in every part of the country. The […]

FG Federal Government has reacted to the criticisms, trailing the approval of one billion dollars for the fight against insurgency and other violent crimes in the country. Addressing a news conference in Lagos, Minister of Information, Culture and Tourism, Lai Mohammed, expressed dismay that an action intended to make the country safer had been subjected […]

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