News - The Nigerian Government

Nigeria Supports Niger Republic For AFCFTA

1 week ago /
International News 

The Nigerian Government has donated forty-seven vehicles and military equipment to the government of Niger Republic.

President Buhari To Sign AFCFTA

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the recommendations of the Presidential Committee on the Impact and Readiness Assessment of the African Continental Free Trade Area, AFCFTA, and agreement.

Arts And Culture Practitioners Want Nigeria To Use Tourism To Boost The Economy

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The first ten-day Abuja festival of art came to an end with perfect agreement among participants and visitors that the Nigerian government needs to do more to promote its tourism potentials.

Onaiyekan Foundation Offers Free Medical Care To IDPs In Abuja

3 weeks ago /
Health 

The Nigerian government has been urged to intensify efforts to provide quality healthcare for its citizens.

UNODC, UNESCO, FG To Collaborate On Crime Prevention Education

4 weeks ago /
International News 

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has pledged to work with the Nigerian Government and the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO to promote crime prevention and other rules of law related issues into the education curriculum of Nigerian schools.

FG To Restructure Power Sector For More Investments

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has begun discussions with relevant bodies on how to restructure the power sector to make it more attractive to investors.

UNICEF Urges Nigeria To Increase Education Budget By 10%

1 month ago /
International News 

In commemoration of the International Day of the African child, The United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF has challenged the Nigerian government to increase education budget by 10% and earmark 50% of the total allocation to the sector for basic education development.

June 12: Clergymen Charge Political Class On Genuine Representation

1 month ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria marked the inaugural edition of Democracy Day on June 12, religious leaders in Abuja have called for a political class that can genuinely represent the interest of the people.

National Biosafety Agency Assures Of Safety Of Genetically Modified Products

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Director General of the national Biosafety Management Agency, Rufus Egbegba says the genetically modified products approved by the agency have been confirmed safe after undertaking a risk assessment on them.

 

FG Ups The Ante In War Against Substandard Products

1 month ago /
Health  Nation 

The Nigerian government says it will stop at nothing to rid the country of fake and substandard products as part of measures to scale up the economy.

 

Anglican Bishop Charges FG On Proactive Steps To Tackle Insecurity

1 month ago /
Religion 

Bishop of the church of Nigeria Anglican Communion, Lafia Diocese right reverend Godwin Robinson has appealed to the Nigerian government to be more proactive in tackling the spate of insecurity across the country.

Press Freedom: Dokpesi Asks National Assembly To Review NBC Laws

1 month ago /
Judiciary 

Nigeria's media mogul and front line politician, Raymond Dokpesi has asked the National Assembly to urgently amend the laws regulating the practice of broadcasting in the country.

Christian Pilgrims Commission Boss Urges Nigerians To Be More Patriotic

1 month ago /
Religion 

The executive secretary of the Nigerian Christian pilgrims' commission, Tor Ujah says, if Nigerians proudly own the country, no other country of the world will compete with them in developmental ideas and creative abilities.

Clerics Urge Nigerians To Be Tolerant, Obedient To Leaders

1 month ago /
Nation 

Nigerians have been urged to be Patient and Obedient to leaders as a way of promoting religious tolerance to guarantee National Security and Peaceful coexistence among the country’s diverse social, ethnic groups.

Muslims End Ramadan Fast

1 month ago /
Religion 

Muslims in Nigeria and around the world are looking out for the new crescent that would mark the end of the holy month of Ramadan and the spiritual obligation of the month-long fast.

Cocoa Farmers Want Land Use Charge Reviewed

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian Government has been urged to review the Land Use Charge to boost capital for improved agriculture production and quality products for export, especially cocoa.

NYSC To Introduce New Security Features

1 month ago /
Security 

Date of birth will henceforth be included as a security feature on every discharge certificate issued by the National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, on completion of the one-year mandatory national service.

Fed. Govt To Adopt New National Security Strategy

1 month ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian government is working on a new national security strategy to curtail emerging terrorist threats.

Mines And Steel Minister Hands Over

1 month ago /
Nation 

The outgoing minister of state for mines and steel development, Abubakar Bwari wants the staff of the ministry to uphold their integrity as the Nigerian Government continues to make efforts to develop the mines and steel sector.

 

UNICEF Seeks More Public, Private Sector Commitment To The Rights Of The Nigerian Child

1 month ago /
Nation 

As Nigeria marked the 2019 children’s day on Monday, the United Nations children fund (UNICEF) wants the Nigerian government and the private sector to re-commit to the protection of the rights of the child.


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