News - Federal Government

Christians Pilgrims Commission Hold Exams For Medical Personnel Towards 2019 Pilgrimage

5 months ago /
Nation  Religion 

The examination for medical personnel who will accompany Christian Pilgrims on the 2019 pilgrimage got underway in Abuja on Saturday.

Osinbajo Inspects Apapa Gridlock

5 months ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government is adopting short-term, mid-term and long-term measures, including improving infrastructure, towards resolving the Apapa gridlock and easing traffic around the area.

NEMA Donates Seedlings To Farmers In Adamawa

5 months ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has donated farm produce to twenty-one thousand farmers in Adamawa State.

No Immediate Ban Of Almajiris--Presidency

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Presidency says there is no immediate ban on the Almajiri system as widely reported by the media.

Power Stakeholders Harp On Local Content Development

5 months ago /
Education 

A 3-day forum of stakeholders in the power sector has opened in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom state capital.

Cleric Urges FG To Do More To Tackle Insecurity

5 months ago /
Politics 

The prelate and moderator of the General Assembly, Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, Nze Nsi Eke says security is key to national development.

UBEC Partners Bauchi State On Basic Education Development

5 months ago /
Education 

The Bauchi state government is to access about five billion naira fund under the 2019 Universal Basic Education intervention programme.

Kwara Trains Healthcare Practitioners On Reducing Infant Mortality

5 months ago /
Gender and Youth Development 

Against the backdrop of high infant mortality rate in Nigeria, primary health care workers in Kwara State are being trained on integrated maternal, newborn and child health which is in line with the federal government’s Save One Million Lives (SOML) program.

NSA Advises FG To Outlaw Street Begging By Children (Almajiris)

5 months ago /

The Federal Government has been asked to ban child beggars commonly known as Almajiris in the country.

FG Commercialises Training Institutes

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Head of Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo – Ita says the Federal Government has begun commercialisation of its training institute to shore up its revenue base.

Metu Fingers Jonathan In N400m Payment

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Olisa Metuh has told the Federal High Court in Abuja that the N400 million project fund for which he is standing trial was paid to him by former President Goodluck Jonathan and not the former National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (rtd).

FG Upgrades Akanu Ibiam Airport To International Status

5 months ago /
Nation 

Foreign and local investors who wish to come to the South East region of Nigeria for business transactions can now have a more secure air trip.

FERMA Begins Rehabilitation Of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, has flagged off the general maintenance and repair works of section 2 of the Lagos Badagry Expressway, which starts at Igbo elerin, in Okokomaiko and terminates at Agbara.

Arraignment Of Former Bayelsa Speaker For Abuse Of Office Stalled

5 months ago /
Nation 

The arraignment of the immediate past Speaker of Bayelsa State House of Assembly, Friday Kombowei Benson and four others before the Code of Conduct Tribunal (CCT) in Abuja over alleged abuse of office brought against them by the Federal Government has been stalled again.

APC Governors Resolve To Support President Buhari

5 months ago /
Nation 

Governors on the platform of the All Progressives Congress, APC, have promised to support the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari in improving economic performance, securing the country and further strengthening the bond of unity in the country.

CBN Funds Cotton, Textile And Garment Value Chains In South East, South South

5 months ago /
Business and Economy  

The Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria, Godwin Emefiele has emphasized the need for diversification of the economy for the rapid growth of the country's economy and reduction of unemployment.

Bayelsa Govt. Urges Fed. Govt To Show More Commitment To Science And Technology

5 months ago /
Science and Tech 

To build a more viable and sustainable science and technology base, the federal government must stop paying lip service and encourage the setting up of research institutes to enhance manpower development in the sector.

Alliance For Africa Advocates National Policy On Women Participation In Governance

5 months ago /
Politics 

The Federal Government has been urged to enact a law that will strengthen the National Gender Policy to ensure more participation of women in governance.

FG To Revamp Security In North West

5 months ago /
Nation 

The Presidency says the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is working with Northwestern state governments in pursuing an urgent revamp of the national security apparatus in the subregion following the infiltration of bandits into the area.

INEC Reviews Challenges Of 2019 Elections

5 months ago /
Nation 

As the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC reviews its activities in the just concluded 2019 general elections, the commission says there were numerous challenges during the exercise.