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FG To Build 3,000 Capacity Prisons In Six Geo-Political Zones

1 day ago /
Nation  Security 

The Nigerian government says there’s a need to upgrade prison facilities across the country to meet international standards.

FG Says It Is Committed To Attracting More Investments To Nigeria

4 days ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian Government says it will continue to sustain efforts at rebranding the Nigeria nation for it to attract foreign investments to the country. Addressing the 2018 Annual Marketing Conference of the National Institute of Marketing of Nigeria in Abuja on Friday, the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Okechukwu Enelamah,...

FG Inaugurates Two Committees On Workplace Safety

4 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...

Nigeria Rejects World Bank Report

4 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria is contesting its rating on the enabling the business of agriculture report of the world bank which shows that the country is not doing very well on most of the indices. At the presentation of the new report that assessed the performance of 62 countries, Nigeria was applauded for agriculture...

Clergyman Advocates Tougher Sanctions For Electoral Offenders

4 days ago /
Nation 

A renowned Catholic Priest,  Reverend Father George Ehusani wants the Nigerian Government to impose tougher sanctions on electoral offenders, treasury looters to sanitize the nation’s democratic process. Father Ehusani was speaking in Abuja during the unveiling of 2018 Lenten guide tagged 'Nigeria and the Quest for National Unity’ written by the Catholic...

Oil And Gas Experts Want More Transparency In The Sector

5 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been urged to improve transparency in the oil and gas sector in the management of resources. The call was made at the launch of the 2017 Benchmarking Exercise Report and Policy dialogue targeted at improving governance in the oil and gas sector. The Nigeria Natural Resources Benchmarking Exercise...

Federal Government Conducts School Census

6 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...

Nigeria To Submit To Second Africa Peer Review

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government says it is perfecting plans for a second good governance Africa peer review in line with its commitment to global best practices.  Government representatives made the position known in Abuja on Tuesday at the Eminent Persons Peer Review meeting. Africa is blessed with human and natural resources but the...

Human Trafficking: FG Inaugurates 15-Member Committee

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has inaugurated a 15-member committee to deal with human trafficking and irregular migration. Minister of Interior, Abdulraman Dambazau, during the  inauguration,  said aside human trafficking and irregular migration, the committee is to look into other trans-border and sub-region crimes. The Chairman of the committee, Comptroller-General of Nigerian Immigration Service,...

NYSC Scholarship Winners Protest Over Neglect

1 week ago /
Nation 

A call has gone out to the Nigerian Government to address the plight of former National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who bagged Presidential Scholarship Awards promises are yet to be fulfilled. At a press briefing in Abuja on Monday, the protesting ex-corps members, who have formed an association, said that...

Panel Recommends Reduction Of Federal Constituencies

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigerians are looking forward to a legislative arm of government that will be cost effective as the dividends of democracy remains paramount in its agenda. This was the submission of panelists on Monday’s edition of People, Politics and Power on Africa Independent Television. Adesina Oke of the Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre...

 

FG To Monitor Rights Violations

1 week ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Nigerian government will continue to conduct periodic investigation to ascertain if the human rights of Nigerians are being violated.

Federal Government Inaugurates Employment Council

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government says it will withdraw any approved contract if it fails to provide the number of new jobs the procurement will provide for citizens.

Federal Government Endorses State Police

1 week ago /
Security 

The Nigerian Government has endorsed state police as solution to tackling some of the new security challenges facing the nation.

‘We Should Be Mourning,’ Rep Makes Passionate Plea Over Killings

1 week ago /
Nation 

A lawmaker at the House of Representatives has called for national mourning in order to show remorse for the several lives lost to the herdsmen killings in Nigeria.Honourable Kingsley Chinda Ogundu representing Obio/Akpor Federal Constituency, Rivers State made the passionate plea for national mourning on Wednesday, February 7 while supporting...

Pentecostal Fellowship Of Nigeria Rues Insecurity

1 week ago /
Religion  Security 

The Pentecostal fellowship of Nigeria, PFN wants the Nigerian government to come clean on the issue of cattle colonies and other related security challenges across the country.

FG Approves Advisory Board For New National Carrier

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has approved the substitution of Lufthansa group as one of the transition advisory consortium that will provide advisory services for the establishment of a national carrier in the country.

Health Minister Adewole Counsels On Cancer Management

2 weeks ago /
Health 

Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole wants Nigerians to engage themselves in more physical activities to help reduce the risks of cancer related diseases.

Curbing Irregular Migration: Forum Tasks Govt. On More Sensitization

2 weeks ago /
Security 

An international immigration group has called on the Nigerian government to deploy modern communications technique and awareness campaigns to combat irregular migrations.

Nigeria/China Partner On Film Animation To Tell African Stories

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

Nigeria and china are collaborating to project Nigerian stories through animation broadcast technology.


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