News - Federal Government

ASUU Demands Release Of Revitilisation Fund

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU has asked the federal government to release the sum of N50billion to show commitment to the revitalization of universities that will form the first tranche for the project.

Oba Of Benin Enjoins Politicians To Accept Outcome Of Elections

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Oba of Benin, his royal majesty, Oba Ewuare II has charged politicians to accept the outcome of the general elections in good faith regardless of who emerges, winner.

CUPP Alleges Fresh Plot To Arrest CJN Onnoghen

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Coalition of United Political Parties (CUPP) says it has discovered a fresh plot by the federal government to replace the embattled Chief Justice of Nigeria (CJN), Justice Walter Onnoghen.

Forum Of Student Leaders Beg FG To Dialogue With ASUU

1 day ago /
Nation 

Student’s representatives under the forum of Student Union Presidents in Cross River State have appealed to the Federal Government to fulfil agreements reached with the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU), to ensure the resumption of academic activities in public universities.

 

U.S. Visit Will Not Save Atiku From Defeat – Lai Mohammed

1 day ago /
Nation 

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government is not perturbed by Atiku Abubakar's visit to the United States of America.

Abuja Fed. High Court Affirms Order Suspending Trial Of CJN By CCT

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal High Court in Abuja has adjourned the suit seeking to stop plans by the federal government to dock the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onoghen, before the code of conduct tribunal, over the allegation of the non-asset declaration.

FG Scholarship Exams To Hold On Thursday

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government says the qualifying examination for the award of scholarships into Nigerian public tertiary institutions is slated for Thursday, January 17.

VP Osinbajo Presides Over NEC Meeting

2 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, is currently presiding over the National Economic Council, NEC, at the State House, Abuja.

Southern Middle Belt Forum Condemns Assault On Judiciary

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Southern and Middle Belt Forum has called on the Federal Government to immediately stop the growing pattern of assault on the judiciary and other arms of government to avoid chaos in the country.

Atiku Asks EFCC, ICPC To Probe Buhari, Son-In-Law

4 days ago /
Nation 

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, Atiku Abubakar, has accused President Muhammadu Buhari and his son-in-law, Junaid Abdullahi, of engaging in corruption, economic sabotage and unethical conduct by using funds creamed off fake contract awards to fund the president’s re-election campaign to the tune of about 18 billion Naira.

 

Gov. Dickson Opens Ekeremor Road After 40 Years

4 days ago /
Nation 

The people of Ekeremor town and other communities in the Ekeremor Local Government Area of Bayelsa State can now heave a sigh of relief as it has become possible for them to connect to other towns through the road after decades of waiting.

Cross River Govt Advocates Scholarship Schemes For Ex-Servicemen's Children

4 days ago /
Nation 

The federal government has been asked to introduce special scholarship programmes for the children of ex-servicemen in a bid to reduce their burden after their fathers paid the supreme price for uniting Nigeria.

Minister Charges Contractors On Ogoni Clean Up

5 days ago /

The Minister of environment Suleiman Hassan has told contractors handling the remediation of the polluted sites in Ogoniland to execute the project within international best practices.

Onnoghen Saga: Obong Of Calabar Warns Against Heating Up The Polity

5 days ago /

The Obong of Calabar and natural ruler of the Efik Eburutu kingdom, Ndidem Ekpo-okon Abasi-otu the fifth has advised the federal government not to unnecessarily heat up the polity over what he described as 'witch-hunting' of the chief justice of Nigeria, justice Walter Onnoghen on assets declaration allegations.

APC, PDP Trade Blames Over Kwara Political Violence

5 days ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara state have been pointing accusing fingers at each other over the recent political violence in the state, which has led to the death of one person, injured others, with over fifty vehicles vandalized.

Buhari Mourns Ekiti Accident Victims

5 days ago /

President Muhammadu Buhari says he is profoundly saddened to learn of the weekend tragic truck accident that took the lives of several Nigerians at Iworoko Ekiti in Ekiti state.

Benue Govt Condemns Arraignment Of CJN Onnoghen

5 days ago /

The Benue state government has joined in condemning and rejecting the attempt by the federal government to force the chief justice of Nigeria, CJN, justice Walter Onnoghen to resign or be removed.

Cross River NBA To Resist Any Attempt To Remove CJN Onnoghen

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Cross River State chapter of the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, says any attempt to remove the Chief Justice of Nigeria, CJN, Justice Walter Onnoghen, from office without following the due process will be resisted lawfully.

Onnoghen: Wike Accuses APC Of Desperation To Rig 2019 Polls

6 days ago /
Nation 

Rivers state Governor Nyesom Wike has described plans by the APC-led federal government to prosecute the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Justice Walter Onnoghen on allegations of false and non-assets declaration as a desperate attempt to rig the general elections and intimidate members of the judiciary into doing its bidding.

Oil Bearing Communities Worry Over Non-Passage Of Petroleum Industry Bill

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Host Communities of the Oil and Gas Producing States, HOSTCOM, say they are concerned that the national assembly has not passed all the components of the Petroleum Industry Bill even a few days to the elections.


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