News - Federal Government

Why Sagay Can’t Comment On FG’s Decision To Drop Goje’s Case

5 months ago /
Nation 

Prof. Itse Sagay (SAN), the Chairman, Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption, PACAC, has said that he cannot speak on the decision of the Muhammadu Buhari-led government to drop the prosecution of Gombe Central senator, Danjuma Goje, because he did not have details of the matter.

Taraba Governor, Ishaku Calls RUGA Settlements Colonialism

5 months ago /
Nation 

Taraba State Governor, Darius Ishaku, has said the Federal Government should cancel RUGA settlements, rather than suspending it.

Osinbajo On Human Capital Development

5 months ago /
Business and Economy  

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has continued to emphasize the firm commitment of the Buhari administration on Human Capital Development, stating that the Federal Government is creating economic opportunities for young people, and ensuring a conducive environment for businesses to thrive in the country.

Appeal Court Reserves Judgment

5 months ago /
Judiciary 

Chairman Police Service Commission, Musiliu Smith wants the Federal government to make police recruitment a continuous one in order to make up for the shortage of police officers in the country.

Ooni, Soyinka Warn Political Leaders Against Ruga

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Ooni of Ife, Adeyeye Ogunwusi, and Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka have warned Nigerian political leaders to take active steps towards providing solutions to socio-political conflicts that could lead Nigeria to another civil war.

Kure Condemns Northern Threats On Ruga

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Founder and President of Throne Room Trust Ministries, Apostle Emmanuel Kure has pleaded with the Federal Government to prosecute those threatening to cause mayhem in the country.

President Buhari Decries Attacks In Katsina

5 months ago /
Security 

Following a brief on incidents that triggered violence and loss of lives in Katsina State on Wednesday, President Muhammadu Buhari has directed immediate reinforcement of the security architecture in the state, and prosecution of all those involved in the conflict.

Buhari Congratulates Oyetola

5 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on the Supreme Court ruling on Friday which affirmed his victory in the State Governorship election of September 2018.  

President Buhari Urges DISCOS To Brace Up

5 months ago /
Environment  Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja urged Electricity Distribution Companies, DisCos, to work harder in injecting more resources and technical expertise to improve the supply of electricity across the country, assuring the companies that the Federal Government will sustain efforts in building transmission infrastructure.  

FG Suspends Ruga Project

5 months ago /
Environment 

President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the implementation of the RUGA Settlement programme.

Court Grants Dokpesi Medical Leave

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has granted an application for the release of the international passport of the founder of DAAR Communications Plc, ‎Raymond Dokpesi to enable him to travel for his medical check-up abroad.

Rivers State Government Rejects Ruga Settlements

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Rivers State government says it will not participate in the Federal Government's Ruga settlements for herdsmen. 

Court Orders Final Forfeiture Of $8.4 And N9bn Linked To Patience Jonathan

5 months ago /

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos has ordered the final forfeiture of a sum of $8.4 million and N9 billion, linked to the wife of President, Goodluck Jonathan, Dame Patience Jonathan.

Presidency Says No Plan To Seize State Land For RUGA

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says there is no plan by the Federal Government to seize state land, colonize territory or impose RUGA on any part of the federation, insisting that RUGA is a voluntary programme.

Osinbajo Reassure Nigerians

5 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the effort and impact being made by Nigerians in technology can enable the country to roll out indigenous technology solutions that can transform the global space.

Gombe Appeals To FG On Gombe-Biu Road

5 months ago /
Nation 

Gombe State Governor, Inuwa Yahaya, has declared a state of emergency on the Gombe-Biu road, calling on the Federal Government to quickly work on the road given the link it provides with other states in the North East.

Anglican Bishop Advocates Electronic Voting For Future Elections

5 months ago /
Election 

The Anglican bishop of Kaduna diocese Reverend Timothy Yahaya wants the federal government to fully integrate the use of technology in the conduct of the 2023 elections.

US Commends NAPTIP

5 months ago /
Nation 

The National Agency for the prohibition of trafficking in persons, NAPTIP has been rated tier two by the United States government; in its 2019 us trafficking in person report.

Buhari Commiserates With Zamfara Govt.Over Banditry

5 months ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the government and people of Zamfara State on the recent infiltration of bandits, who killed several innocent citizens in Tsafe Local Government Area of the State.

Ethiopia Army Chief Shot Dead In 'Coup Bid' Attacks

5 months ago /
International News 

The Chief of Staff of the Ethiopian Army, Gen Seare Mekonnen, has been shot dead by his own bodyguard in the capital, Addis Ababa.