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Gov Okowa Issues December Ultimatum For Development Of Industrial Park

5 hours ago /
Nation 

Delta state governor, Ifeanyi Okowa has given December deadline to industrialists that acquired land at the state industrial estate to develop the land or risk its revocation.

FG Sets Up Committee To Decentralize Nigeria Police

20 hours ago /

The federal government is to set up a committee to work out the modalities for the decentralization of the Nigeria police operations.

Workers Protest

20 hours ago /
Nation 

Workers of the border communities development agency protested on Thursday over poor welfare and remuneration as well as lack of working tools to facilitate their duties.

UN Says Fed. Govt. Paid Huge Ransome For Dapchi Girls.

20 hours ago /
Nation 

The United Nations has said that the federal government paid a huge ransom to boko haram for the release of the abducted Dapchi schoolgirls in march 2018.  

India Flood Kills 73 People

21 hours ago /
International News 

Flooding caused by heavy monsoon rains in the southern Indian state of Kerala has killed at least 73 people, shut down an airport and displaced more than 85,000 people.  

Osinbajo Says FG Committed To Digital Training Of Teachers

1 day ago /
Education 

The Federal Government says it is committed to deploying digital technology in scaling-up training of teachers in Nigeria.

Osinbajo In Zamfara, Promises End To Voilent Attacks

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo says the federal government is committed to ensuring that the violent attacks on communities in Zamfara state are brought to an end.

Magu Denies Allegations Of Witch Hunt By EFCC

3 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The acting chairman of the economic and financial crimes commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, says the commission does not engage in witch-hunt of any individuals or politicians but working within the ambit of the rule of law.

Fayose Accuses Fed. Govt. Of Oppressing Opposition

4 days ago /
Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)  in Ekiti State has advised aspiring Federal and State Lawmakers to embrace hardwork and abide by the rules and   ideology of the party.

Fed Govt Initiates Micro-Credit For Petty Traders

4 days ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The federal government has launched a new initiative under the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Programme (GEEO)

F.G To Invest More In Free Trade Zone

4 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian government says it has no excuse not to embrace continuous investment in the free trade zone model which has been a success in most countries.

FG Commends University Of Ibadan

4 days ago /
Education 

The Tertiary Education Trust Fund has commended the University of Ibadan for maintaining the number one position in the globally ranked institution in Nigeria.

Saraki, Ekweremadu Accuse Fed. Govt Of Twisting Facts To Indict Them

6 days ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Senate President, Bukola Saraki and his Deputy, Ike Ekweremadu have raised the alarm that the federal government has commenced the execution of a plot to implicate them and their colleagues in the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) last Tuesday’s invasion of the premises of the national assembly by men of the department of state service (DSS).

Federal Govt Reassures Niger Delta Of Sustained Peace

6 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it remains committed to policies and programmes that will help sustain the fragile peace and promote development in the Niger Delta region.

Wike Demands Magu’s Sack Over Frozen Accounts

1 week ago /
Nation 

Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike has called for the immediate sack of the Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFFC, Ibrahim Magu for what he describe as an attempt to overthrow legitimate Governments of Benue and Akwa Ibom States.

Electricity Workers Union Wants Privatization Process Cancelled

1 week ago /
Nation 

The General Secretary National Union of Electricity Employees (NUEE) Joe Ajaero has berated the Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOS) over their inability to deliver power to Nigerians.

Pensioners REU Non-Payment Of Benefits

1 week ago /
Nation 

The federal contributory pension retirees of the Nigeria union of pensioners NUP/FECOPER has frowned at the non-payment of their retirement benefits, which under law should be paid not more than three months after their retirement.

Fed. Govt Canvasses More Inclusive Growth For Nigeria

1 week ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The Nigerian government says more attention needs to be given to local government areas in the country to ensure inclusive growth.

FG To Establish Rice Mill In Daura

1 week ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

The federal government says it is set to establish a rice mill in Daura, Katsina state to ensure availability of the product, create employment and put an end to excessive smuggling activities of the commodity

Wike Says APC Not Ready For 2019

1 week ago /
Politics 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike says Wednesday’s invasion of the national assembly by masked operatives of the department of state services clearly shows that the APC-led federal government is not prepared for the 2019 general elections.


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