News - Federal Government

Pensioners Demands Urgent Reforms Of The Pension Sub-Sector

6 hours ago /
Nation 

Pensioner in Niger state have called on the federal government to make real its promise of reforming the pension sub-sector. Some of the pensioners who spoke to AIT during a data capturing and verification exercise said they have undergone series of verification exercises on how to get a credible and digitized...

Federal Government Woos Investors For Energy Sector

9 hours ago /
Nation 

Minister of Science and Technology Ogbonnaya Onu has called on private investors to see the energy sector as a viable option for the nation’s industrialization. Onu who made the call at a stakeholders forum on the implementation of feed in tariffs in Abuja said the target of electricity for all by...

Federal Executive Council Approves Completion Of NDDC HQs

9 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has approved five million dollars for the procurement of coaches, wagons and locomotives for the Nigeria rail network. This was one of the approvals made at the federal executive council presided over by vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Briefing state house correspondents after the meeting, minister of transport Rotimi Amaechi...

Ekiti Panel On Alleged Misappropriation Of State Finances Submits Report

10 hours ago /
Nation 

The Ekiti State Judicial Commission of inquiry set-up on the 23rd of May 2017 to investigate alleged misappropriation of state finances from October 2010 to October 2014 has submitted its final report.  Receiving the commission’s report on Wednesday at the Exco chambers of the governor’s office in Ado Ekiti, the state...

FG Urges Nigerians To Shun Illegal Migration

10 hours ago /
Nation 

The Senior Special Assistant To President Buhari on foreign affairs and diaspora, Abike Dabiri-Erewa has enjoined Nigerians especially women and youths to enroll in skills acquisition  and shun all forms of advances aimed at fleeing the country in search of greener pastures Dabiri-erewa who gave the advice at the end of the law...

Kachikwu Says FG Working On Fixing Refineries To End Fuel Scarcity

11 hours ago /
Nation 

The Minister Of State For Petroleum Ibe Kachikwu says the solution to the perennial fuel crisis in the country is to get the refineries working. Fielding questions from state house correspondents after the federal executive council meeting, Kachikwu said the federal government was working hard in that regard. The minister explained that...

Task Force On Illegal, Small Arms Raids Deziani’s Abuja Home

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Lawyer to Former Petroleum Minister, Deziani Allison-Madueke, Sony Anyanwu, is questioning the legality of Monday’s raid on the Asokoro home of the former minister by the national task force to combat illegal importation of small arms and light weapons. Anyanwu explained that the activities of groups such as the task...

Court of Appeal Verdict Vindicates Me, Saraki Insists

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, has insisted that he has no case to answer on 15 of the 18 charges filed against him by the Federal Government. In a statement signed by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yusuph Olaniyonu, on Monday,  Mr Saraki noted that the verdict of...

FG Begins Consultations On Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes

1 day ago /
Nation 

Barely a week after the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo visited Adamawa State following the communal clashes in the area, the Federal Government has begun consultations on finding a lasting solution to the face-off between farmers and herdsmen across the country. The first meeting which was hosted by the Vice President...

20 Years After, FG Hands Over Marina Presidential Lodge To Lagos

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the final handing over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government about 20 years after the journey to actualise it commenced. Speaking at the handing over ceremony, held at the Conference Room of Federal Ministry of Works, Power and Housing in Abuja...

12,000 Expectant Mothers In Osun Receive Delivery Kits

1 day ago /
Nation 

Over 12,000 expectant mothers in Osun State on Tuesday, received free delivery Kits under the ‘Saving One Million Lives’ initiative of the Federal Government and the Osun State Government. Each of the delivery kits tagged “Mama kit” contained several items necessary for delivery such as chord clamps, mucus extractors, sterile gloves,...

Appeal Court Reverts Saraki Back To CCT To Clear Three Charges

1 day ago /
Nation 

The Court of Appeal has ordered the retrial of three charges out of 18 amendend charges brought against senate president, Bukola Saraki by the federal government before the code of conduct tribunal  In an appeal filed by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission , EFCC, challenged the decision of the code...

Kano Declares Education A Priority

1 day ago /
Education  Nation 

Kano State Governor Abdullahi Ganduje says education is his first priority, as the state has the highest number of primary school pupils estimated at three million. The Governor made the remark while laying the foundation stone of twenty blocks of six classroom blocks across the eight local government areas of the...

Curbing Illegal Migration: Obasanjo Charges Federal, State Governments On Industrialization

1 day ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo has charged both the federal and state governments to embark on massive industrialization that will provide employment for the country's increasing youth population and reduce their search for uncertain greener pastures outside the country. Speaking  during the official opening of a Chinese firm at the Calabar...

Osinbajo Consults Northern Elders Over Farmers-Herders Conflict

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has commenced a series of national consultation with all relevant groups designed to find a lasting solution to the farmers-herders conflict in the part of the country. At a meeting with some northern traditional rulers and community leader in Adamawa State on Monday at the Aso Rock Villa,...

Coalition Of NGOs Tackle FG On NGO Regulation Bill

2 days ago /
Nation 

A coalition of civil society groups in Nigeria has frowned at the Federal Government’s proposed non-governmental organisation on regulation bill which it says is a violation of civil society’s constitutional rights. Representatives of civil society groups at a news conference in Abuja said the bill, if passed into law, portends a...

Senate Seeks Solution To Youth Unemployment

2 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s Senate President Bukola Saraki has called on the federal government and the private sector to as a matter of urgency focus more attention on youth unemployment and development challenges crisis facing the country. Saraki said it would do the country no good to continue to shift blames on any individual...

Kano Business Community, CSOs Ask Buhari To Address Power, Agriculture

3 days ago /
Nation 

The business community has asked President Muhammadu Buhari to address power problems and revitalize agriculture. This came as the business community and civil society organizations held a town hall meeting with the president, who was in Kano for a two-day official visit to the state. At a forum with captains of industry, community...

 

Female Lawyers Urge Government To Do More In Checkmating Human Trafficking

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Abuja breach of the International Federation Of Female Lawyers, FIDA, has told the federal government to intensify efforts in checkmating human trafficking involving Nigerians within and outside the country. The female lawyers made the call during a courtesy visit to the shelters home of the national agency for the prohibition...

FG To Review Corp Members Allowances

6 days ago /
Nation 

The director general of the national youth service corp (NYSC), brig. General Sulieman Kazaure has called on all state governments to show more commitment to the welfare of corp members, by ensuring the prompt upgrade of orientation camp facilities. Kazaure made the call in Ekiti state during his visit to the...


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