The Federal Government has directed the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) to retrieve with immediate effect all valid diplomatic and official passports from all persons who are not authorised to hold such documents. Nigerian passports
As Ukrainians around the world celebrate the 24th anniversary of Ukraine’s renewed independence today, August 24, 2015, the Ukrainian Ambassador to Nigeria, Valerii Aleksandruk, has declared his country’s support to Nigeria’s government fight against Boko Haram insurgency. Speaking ahead of today’s anniversary, the ambassador said: “I am pleased to be
The Federal Government of Nigeria is currently planning to float a Tourism Development Fund, as one of the steps aimed at tackling paucity of funds that hinder the development of the tourism sector. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Culture, Tourism and National Orientation, Mrs Nkechi Ejele, hinted reporters of the
The Federal Government has been monitoring social media accounts of Nigerians who are suspected of having links with terrorist groups. The Punch reports that through covert operations security agencies hack into the Facebook and Twitter accounts of those they are monitoring.
President Muhammadu Buhari has stressed the need for Nigeria to cease total reliance on crude oil and gas as its major source of revenue. He made this declaration on Friday in Abuja at a meeting with Dr Kanayo Nwanze, the Nigerian born President of the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD).
A report by Premium Times suggests that victims of terrorist group, Boko Haram, insurgency in the North East, are yet to get the funds that were promised them by the Federal Government and Nigerian billionaires.
Niger Delta ex-militants, who study abroad under the scholarship programme of the federal government amnesty initiative, have lamented their unpaid allowances and called on the government to address the problem. The ex-militants also urged President Muhammadu Buhari to immediately appoint a special adviser and chairman of the amnesty committee to
The National Population Commission (NPC) has called on the Federal Government of Nigeria to create structures that will cater for the needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP). The agency’s appeal is coming as Nigeria joins the rest of the world to mark the World Population Day.
The alleged mastermind of the April 14, 2014 bomb blast in Nyanya, Abuja, Aminu Ogwuche, yesterday, had his enforcement suit filed for fundamental human rights enforcement dismissed by the Federal High Court, Abuja. Alleged Nyanya bomber, Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche
The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Udom Emmanuel, has made an inspection visit to some drainage construction sites under construction in Uyo, aimed at addressing challenges of flooding. The development is coming in response to recent flooding in Uyo, the capital of Akwa Ibom State in south-south Nigeria, as a result
An Islamic Group, Jama’atu Nasril Islam (JNI), has condemned the recent killing of innocent citizens in north-east Nigeria at various places of worship by the Boko Haram sect. The group led by the Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammad Sa’ad Abubakar, described the terrorists’ increasing attacks in Maiduguri, Borno State, Damaturu in
The Federal Government has appointed Mr. Mordecai Danteni Baba Ladan, as the Director of the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) to take over from Mr. George Osahon whose tenure elapsed June 19, 2015.
The Federal Government has embarked on a measure to save President Muhammadu Buhari the hassle of a road journey from Katsina airport. According to a report by This Day, the FG is building a helipad in Daura, Katsina state in order to ensure a direct flight for the president whenever