News - The Nigerian Government

Nigeria Supports Take-off Of ECOWAS Regional Satellite

20 hours ago /
Business and Economy  

The Nigerian government says it will support the full take-off of a regional satellite that will serve the needs of the people and bridge the technology gap between Africa and other developed economies.

FG Condemns Mali Attack

21 hours ago /
Security 

Nigeria’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs has condemned the attacks on the United Nations peacekeepers that led to the death of a Nigerian UN peacekeeper in Timbuktu, Northern Mali by unidentified assailants.

Fed Govt Approves New Import Levy

21 hours ago /
Politics 

The Nigerian Government has approved a new import levy for sustainable financing of the Nigerian membership subscription of the African Union.  0.2% is now the new import levy on Cost Insurance Freight (CIF) to be charged on imported goods.

Cocoa Farmers Want More Supports

4 days ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has been urged to provide more land for farmers and pay adequate attention to cocoa farming, towards boosting the Gross Domestic Product, GDP of the country.

Lagos Rail Line Set For Completion In December

1 week ago /
Transport  

The Nigerian government re-affirms its commitment to complete the Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge line and the stations by the end of 2019. 

Nurses, Midwives Advocate More Employment Opportunities For Health Professionals

2 weeks ago /
Health 

The national association of Nigerian nurses and midwives has called on the Nigerian government to adopt policies aimed at improving healthcare delivery especially employment of an adequate number of nurses and midwives.

Climate Change: Nigeria To Adopt Smart Agriculture

2 weeks ago /
Environment 

The Nigerian government has called for innovative ways of improving the country’s agricultural production in the face of the growing impacts of climate change on the sector.

Inter-Ministerial Committee Recommends Establishment Of Planning Tribunal To Tackling Building Collapse

2 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian government says it will work with relevant authorities to ensure that building collapse in the country is addressed once and for all.        

NNPC And Foreign Oil Companies Joint Venture Partnership

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Minister of State for petroleum Ibe Kachikwu says the joint venture partnership between foreign oil companies, the Nigerian government and the NNPC have continued to improve over the years.

NNPC Seeks Greater Indigenous Participation In The Petroleum Sector

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

Over the years, the Nigerian government has never hidden its desire to have greater participation in the country’s petroleum sector.

FG Approves 20 New Polytechnics

3 weeks ago /
Education 

The Nigerian government has issued licenses and certificates for the establishment of 20 new private Polytechnics, 4 Colleges of Health Sciences and Technology as well as 32 innovation enterprise institutions.   

Fed Govt. Wades Into Zainab Aliyu’s Drug Case With Saudi Arabia

3 weeks ago /

The Nigerian government is intervening in the case of a student, Zainab Aliyu who was incriminated and detained on drug-related issues by Saudi Arabia.

NAF Seeks Partnership to Promote National Security

3 weeks ago /
Security 

The Nigerian government says in the face of competing demands for revenue, it will continue to promote public, a private partnership so as to support research and development in the country

Nigeria Needs Three Million Latrines And Toilets Yearly To Combat Open Defecation By 2030

3 weeks ago /
Health 

Nigeria will need to build three million latrines and toilets every year if it must meet the 2030 SDGS target to cater for 47 million citizens currently engaged in open defecation.

Vaccine Ambassadors Advocate Increased Budgetary Allocation For Immunization

3 weeks ago /
Health 

Vaccine ambassadors have called on the Nigerian government to increase its budgetary allocation for routine immunization in order to protect the Nigerian child against childhood diseases.

Nigeria To Spend N52bn For E-Border Solutions

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government is to spend N52 billion Naira in providing E-Border solutions along with 86 border posts in an effort to check cross border crimes.

African Court On Human Rights Urges Nigeria To Recognise The Court

3 weeks ago /
International News 

The African court on human and peoples’ rights has urged the Nigerian government to take advantage of the system by formalising the process of accessing the court.

Speaker House of Representatives, Yakubu Condemns High Rate of Medical Tourism

3 weeks ago /
Nation 

The Speaker of Nigeria’s House of Representatives, Yakubu Dogara has condemned the high rate of foreign medical trips by Nigerians and called for an overhaul of the health sector to engender efficiency.

Displaced Kajuru Residents Ask FG To Rebuild Their Homes

4 weeks ago /
Nation 

Residents of communities displaced by the attacks in Kajuru Local Government Area of Kaduna state want the Federal and State Governments to rebuild their homes to enable them to return to their means of livelihood. 

FG Assures Of Safety Of Foreign Investments

1 month ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian government has assured both local and foreign investors operating under the free zone scheme of adequate security of their lives and the safety of their investments.


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