News - Federal Government

Increase Fuel Importation To Meet Demands, IPMAN Tells FG

14 hours ago /
Nation 

The western zone of the Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria [IPMAN], has advised the Federal Government to increase the importation of fuel to meet the local demands.They are also asking the FG to deregulate the sector and ensure the full capacity of the depots across the country in order...

Nigerians Want FG To Emulate The Maracana Example In Stadium Maintenance

16 hours ago /
Sports  

Sports lovers in Nigeria have called on the federal government to take the issue of stadium maintenance seriously to enhance sports development in the country.

Catholic Bishops Conference Charge Government On Security Challenges

17 hours ago /
Nation  Religion 

The catholic bishops conference of Nigeria has called on the federal government to intensify its efforts in ending the current spate of killings and other security challenges across the country.

PDP Bemoans Zamfara Massacre

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has condemned the gruesome murder of 41 Nigerians by marauders in Zamfara State.  The Party in a statement by its National Publicity Secretary,  Kola Ologbondiyan, lamented what it called continued failure of the All Progressives Congress (APC)-controlled Federal Government to take decisive steps to end the...

FG Inaugurates Two Committees On Workplace Safety

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has inaugurated two committees to develop policies towards improving workplace safety and health of public servants. The Committees were inaugurated in Abuja by the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation, Winifred Oyo-Ita. The joint committee for the development of a framework for the implementation of occupational safety...

Libya Returnee Dies Two Days After Arriving Nigeria

3 days ago /
Nation 

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has announced the death of one of the Libyan returnees.The deceased, Towabola Adebayo, an indigene of Ogun State was among the 5th batch of returnees that arrived Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday, February 13.Adebayo, according to her death certificate signed by the Casualty...

Dasuki’s Trial Adjourned Till March 22

4 days ago /
Nation 

An Abuja High Court has adjourned the  trial of the former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo Dasuki (Rtd), to March 22, 2018 pending  the determination of an appeal he filed before the Supreme Court. The former NSA  had in an application filed through his counsel, Joseph Daudu, urged  the Supreme Court...

Fuel Crisis: NEC Sets Up Committee

4 days ago /
Nation 

The National Economic Council (NEC) has set up a committee to look into the lingering fuel crisis in Nigeria. The Committee is also expected to interface with key players in the downstream sector of the petroleum industry with a view to resolving issues that are connected with current underecoveries by the...

Buhari To Inaugurate NAF Locally Produced Drone In Kaduna

4 days ago /
Nation 

As part of the Federal Government’s effort to tackle insecurity in Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari, will on Thursday unveil a surveillance Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), produced locally by the Nigerian Air Force.The UAV code-named TSAIGUMI is the first Unmanned Aerial Vehicle to be produced in the country according to the...

$1billion Insurgency Fund Is Grossly Inadequate – Nigerian Army

4 days ago /
Nation 

In the midst of the ongoing war against insurgency in the North East, the Nigerian Army has said that the $1billion fund requested from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to boost the counter-terrorism operations in the North East is ‘grossly inadequate.’Theatre Commander of Operation Lafiya Dole, Major-General Rogers Nicholas, said...

Refugees Commission Donates To IDPs In Nasarawa

4 days ago /
Nation 

The national commission for refugees, migration and internally displaced persons (IDPs) has donated some empowerment items to IDPs in Nasarawa state.

CCT Chairman,Umar To Be Arraigned

5 days ago /
Nation 

An Abuja High Court has fixed March 15, 2018 for the arraignment of the Chairman of the Code of Conduct Tribunal , Danladi Umar‎ over alleged corruption. The case has consequently been assigned to the Chief Judge of the court, Justice Ishaq Bello. The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) had filed...

Federal Government Conducts School Census

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government is calling for cooperation and full participation of the military, para-military, private schools, Al-majiri centres and integrated Q'uranic schools to explore ways of tackling problems of out-of-school children. Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu made the call on Wednesday at the commencement of the 2017/2018 annual schools census. The exercise...

PSOD Arrive Somalia To Assess Peacekeeping Activities

5 days ago /
Security 

A delegation from the African Union Peace Support Operations Division (PSOD) is in Somalia to assess peacekeeping activities as the transfer of responsibilities from AMISOM to Somali national security forces begin to take shape.

Osinbajo Attends Kogi Economic Summit

5 days ago /
Business and Economy   Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the prudent management of  resources and the firm stand against corruption,  have set President Muhammadu Buhari’s leadership from others. 

Nigeria Policy Framework On Countering Violent Extremism

5 days ago /
Security 

As Nigeria works to end the Boko-Haram conflict in Nigeria, the federal government says it is committed to ending the ideologies, propaganda and conditions that make violent extremism and terrorism thrive.

I'll Continue To Criticise Buhari -Dino Melaye

6 days ago /
Nation 

Senator Dino Melaye Representing Kogi West Senatorial District has said he wouldwill not stop criticizing President Muhammadu Buhari and speaking the truth about bad governance under his own party the all progressives congress {APC}.

FG To Train Visually Impaired Women In ICT

6 days ago /
Nation 

Visually impaired women in Nigeria now have reasons to smile as the Federal Government is to train over 50 of them on the use of Information and Communications Technology (ICT). Speaking at the opening  of a 5-day training programme for the blind, Director General for National Centre for Women Development, Mary Ekpere-Eta,...

House Of Reps Seek Quick Assent To Climate Change Bill

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives Committee on Climate Change has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to assent to the Climate Change Framework Bill. Speaking with newsmen on Monday, the Chairman of the Committee,  Sam Onuigbo, explained that the nation needs to begin its implementation to checkmate the threat posed to national stability...

UPDATED: Buhari Holds Meeting With Security Chiefs

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President,  Muhammadu Buhari, is presiding over an expanded security meeting at the Presidential Villa in Abuja.  Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo , all the service chiefs, Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris,  National Intelligence Agency DG, Ahmed Abujakar, Department of State Services DG, Lawal Musa Daura,  Foreign Affairs Minister, Geoffrey Onyeama,...


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