Niger Delta Ex-Militants Beg Buhari To Ease Their Sufferings

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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

NPC Urges FG To Make Provisions For IDPs

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.

Alleged Boko Haram Member Sues Federal Government, SSS

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

Akwa Ibom Governor Inspects Drainage Construction Sites In Uyo

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

Islamic Group Condemns Killings By Boko Haram

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

See Who FG Appointed As DPR Director (PHOTO)

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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.

FG Builds Helipad In Daura For PMB, Tells Number Of Functional Planes In Presidential Fleet

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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

Governor El-Rufai Makes Demand Of FG

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The Governor of Kaduna state, Malam Nasir el-Rufai, has called on the federal government to restructure the civil service so as to move the nation forward.

‘Bird Flu Has Been Contained’, FG Assures Poultry Farmers

The Federal Government of Nigeria has assured poultry farmers that it has contained the outbreak of the Avian Influenza otherwise known as Bird Flu. The Director of Veterinary Public Health, Mrs Egejuru Eze, made the notice on Tuesday while addressing a news conference at the Headquarters of the Ministry Of

Workers’ Salaries: Oshiomhole Says FG Is In Same Dire Situation

The Edo State Governor, Adams Oshiomhole, says Nigerian states are not alone in the difficulties being faced in paying workers’ salaries, as the Federal Government is equally in the same dire situation. Governor Oshiomhole told Channels Television, that the Federal Government was only able to pay its workers with borrowed

Kaduna Killings: El-Rufai Appoints Agwai As Chairman Of Security Committee

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has appointed the former Chief of Defence Staff, LT General Martin Luther Agwai, as Chairman of a security committee set up by the state government to recommend ways to stamp out attacks on communities in the southern part of the state. According to a statement issued on

FG Bans Ogogoro Consumption In Nigeria

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The Nigerian Federal Government has declared the consumption of local gin popularly known as Ogogoro illegal.

GOODNEWS: Fuel Scarcity To Alleviate Next Week As FG, Marketers Agree

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Amid reports that the Federal Government will today meet with Petroleum Marketers on the on-going fuel scarcity crisis, a decision has been made. According to The Punch, the Federal Government and petrol marketers on Friday agreed to put an end to Nigeria’s fuel scarcity problems before the close of business

FG Promotes Domestic Use Of Clean Cooking Stoves

The Federal Government of Nigeria is promoting the use of clean cooking stoves, as part of the Goodluck Jonathan administration’s special presidential intervention programme. The government are hopeful that with the development, cutting of trees for firewood and the attendant risks associated with smoke in the kitchen would become a thing

Constitution Amendment: Parties To Resolve Dispute Out Of Court

The Supreme Court of Nigeria has given the Federal Government and the National Assembly 48 hours, to resolve the dispute arising from the 4th amendment of the constitution out of court. The apex court directed the two parties to meet and harmonise their position on the ground that the issues

FG Commends Al-makura On Education Sector Development

The Federal Government of Nigeria has commended the Nasarawa State Governor, for his steadfast commitment to both basic and tertiary education sub sectors in the state. The commendation is sequel to the donation of a secretariat as temporary take-off site for the Federal University Lafia and the allocation and development