Following yesterday’s announcement by the federal government directing the closure of all land and sea borders ahead of Saturday’s presidential elections, the government has come out to dismiss rumours about the closure of the Nigerian airspace.
The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, APC, and former Governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu yesterday revealed that the Federal Government was trying to apprehend leaders of the APC, days before the election.
Financial Derivatives Company Limited (FDC) has predicted that Nigeria’s federally collected revenue is likely to decline further by about 25% this quarter. Bismarck Rewane, the chief executive officer, said the declining revenue will serve as a wake-up call for Nigeria.
The Nigerian Government has commissioned 200 units of bungalows in Kaduna State, north-west Nigeria, as part of efforts to bridge the housing deficit. The housing units, fully funded by the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria (FMBN), are among the first batch of Federal Government Mass Housing Schemes to be built across the country.
The Nigerian President, Goodluck Jonathan, has re-emphasised the government’s commitment to fighting the Boko Haram terrorist group, in what may be described as a ray of hope in the fight against insurgency in the nation’s north-east. President Jonathan, who spoke to BBC in Abuja on Thursday, maintained that the Islamic
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency (NOA) have commenced voter education for electorates of Gujba Local Government Area of Yobe State, North-east Nigeria. The Desk Officer of NOA in the State, Danlami Mohammed, said in a session with journalists on Wednesday, that the
Following reports that Nigeria is deploying hundreds of mercenaries to fight the war against Boko Haram terrorists, Mike Omeri, the director general of the National Orientation Agency (NOA) has come out to clear the air. According to Omeri, a lot of Nigerians mistake consultants helping in the deployment and use
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) candidate for Anambra Central Senatorial District, Uche Ekwunife, has flagged off, the construction of a six kilometer road in Uke, Idemili North Local Government Area of Anambra State, South-east Nigeria on behalf of President Goodluck Jonathan. The six kilometer Igwe Ileka- Eke Market- Mpia road
On Tuesday the Federal Government announced that it was discouraging state governments from borrowing because most of them were experiencing difficulties in servicing their existing debts. It should be noted that the Federal Government had last year directed that Deposit Money Banks must always get approval from the Ministry of
Fuel marketers and importers want the deregulation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. The post Why Nigerian govt won’t fiddle with fuel subsidy removal appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
Students in federal government colleges have been asked to pay N5,000 insurance fees. The post UN to probe Nigerian government’s decision to impose insurance levy on students appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The APC says pump price of fuel should be lower since there has been a 60 per cent crash of crude oil price. The post Oil Crisis: APC accuses Nigerian govt of fraud, says price cut too meagre appeared first on Premium Times Nigeria.
The Minister of State for Finance, Bashir Yuguda, on Tuesday said that the Federal, states and local government shared N628.8 billion as revenue for the month of November. Yuguda made this known when he briefed newsmen on the outcome of the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) meeting in Abuja.
The Federal Government on Tuesday in Abuja signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with three different companies for solar power across the country. The companies are: Solius NGPC, Peoples Home Association and Solar Force Nigeria Ltd. This is contained in a statement signed by Patricia Deworitshe, Assistant Director in charge