News - Federal Government

31st January, 2020 Ultimatum For Minimum Wage Implementation - TUC

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Trade Union Congress has given state governments that are yet to implement the N30, 000 new minimum wage up until January 31 to comply or risk industrial action from workers.

TUC To Organise A Crucial Meeting Over Minimum Wage

1 month ago /
Nation 

Leaders of the Trade Union Congress   are expected to meet with state councils in Lagos on Wednesday and Thursday to review the minimum wage compliance in the states.

FG To Exempt Companies Earning Below N25m From Tax Payment

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Finance Bill 2019, when signed into law, will ensure that small businesses with turnover less than N25m will be exempted from Companies Income Tax, the Federal Government has said.

Demolition Of Illegal Fences Under Lagos Bridges By FG

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government on Friday began demolition of illegal fences under some bridges in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports.

Dec 25, 26, Jan 1, 2020, Declared As Public Holidays - Federal Gov.

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday, December 25, Thursday, December 26 and Wednesday, January 1, 2020, as public holidays for the Christmas and New Year celebrations.

Sowore's Release - The Nation Newspaper

2 months ago /
Nation 

Another widely read Nigerian newspaper, The Nation, has joined in calling for the release of Omoyele Sowore.

Reps To Investigate Insurance Violation By MDAs

2 months ago /
Nation 

The House of Representatives has resolved to investigate breaches, impunity and other infractions of some federal government institutions on insurance and actuarial matters.

Two INEC Staff Convicted For Receiving Bribes

2 months ago /
Nation 

A high court sitting in Yola, presided by Justice Nathan Musa on Thursday jailed two Independent National Electoral Commission staff for 42 years for collecting bribes.

Falana - Border Closure, Hate Speech Bill Ill-Advised, Illegal.

2 months ago /
Nation 

Lagos Lawyer, Femi Falana (SAN), has declared that the Federal Government was misled into believing that only border closure could guarantee food security and economic development of the country.

Ifeanyi Ubah To Be Arraigned By FG Over N135bn Debt

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has filed criminal charges against Ifeanyi Ubah and his Capital Oil and Gas Industries Limited over an indebtedness of N135bn to the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria.

Shi’ites, NBA, Falana - Buhari’s Disregard for Court Orders, Legendary

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Islamic Movement in Nigeria has again carpeted President Muhammadu Buhari for failing to release its leader, Sheikh El-Zakzaky.  

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Seeks Justice For Air Peace Boss Allen Onyema

2 months ago /
Nation 

The Ohanaeze Ndigbo on Tuesday said it was worried about the United States (U.S.) indictment of Air Peace Chief Executive Officer Allen Onyema and the plan to probe him in Nigeria.

APC Governors Should Pay Minimum Wage, Says Oshiomhole

2 months ago /
Nation 

All Progressives Congress (APC) governors were told on Monday to champion the implementation of the new minimum wage.

Senate Summons Customs CG Over Ban On Fuel Supply

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate on Wednesday summoned the Comptroller General of the Nigeria Customs Service, Col. Hameed Ali (Rtd), over the recent ban on petroleum products’ supply to border communities.

Federal Government Exposes 1,759 Illegal Mining Sites

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has discovered a total number of 1,759 Illegal mining sites across the country.

Vice President For Railway Plant Today

3 months ago /
Nation 

Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo will today perform the ground-breaking of Railway Wagon Assembly Plant in Kajola, Ogun State.

Senate Investigates N5.5bn Kagara Dam Project

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Senate Thursday directed its Committee on Water Resources to investigate the delay in the execution of Kagara Dam project in Niger State.

The Federal Government Announces Monday 11th Public Holiday

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has declared Monday as Public Holiday to mark the 2019 Eid-ul-Mawlud in commemoration of the birthday of the Holy Prophet Muhammad.

Federal Government Starts Social Media Sanitisation, Says Minister

3 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has said it had begun the process of sanitizing the social media space to prevent it from setting the nation on fire

Federal Government Promise To Support Dangote Refinery

3 months ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, has said governments across the world will support a project with the likes of Dangote Petroleum Refinery.


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