News - federal govt

VP Osinbajo Visits Affected Flood Areas In Anambra

18 hours ago /
Nation 

The federal government is to provide food and relief materials to victims of Anambra flood disaster.

FG Decries Ethno-Religious Colouration Of Security Crisis

1 week ago /
Security 

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed says the continued ethnic and religious coloration of security crisis in parts of Nigeria has put a burden on government to initiate programmes that will change the perception and bring lasting peace to the affected areas.

Ayade Decries Insecurity Along Bakassi International Border With Cameroon

2 weeks ago /
Nation 

The federal govt. has been asked to urgently intervene in the continuous killing, maiming and harassment of lawful Nigerians living along the Bakassi international border by Cameroonian gendarmes. 

Federal Govt Reassures Niger Delta Of Sustained Peace

1 month 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.

Federal Govt .Launches Fierce Military Attack Against Zamfara Bandits.

1 month ago /
Security 

The Federal Government has assembled 1000-strong Military Force, compromising the Army, Air Force, Police and the Civil Defence to launch fierce attacks on the bandits terrorising the villages and towns of Zamfara State.

Dino Melaye Arrested At Abuja Airport

5 months ago /
Nation 

Wanted Senator Dino Melaye reported that he was stopped from boarding a flight to Morocco this morning, after checking in.

Federal Govt. Urged To Increase Support For MSMEs

5 months ago /
Nation 

Operators of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMSE's) in Anambra state southeast Nigeria want the federal Government to provide more financial and infrastructural support to aide growth of the nation’s economy.

Dock Workers Lock Out Senate Committee Members

6 months ago /
Nation 

The clearing agents association of Nigeria, Tincan island port in Lagos on Wednesday locked out members of the senate committee on customs, preventing them from gaining access to their vehicles, over the deplorable state of Apapa-Tincan road.

Cross River Appeals To FG For Release Of Intervention Fund To Curb Water Born Diseases

8 months ago /
Health  Nation 

Cross River State Government has appealed to the Federal Government to release basic health fund in the 2017 budget to states to help in reducing water born diseases in their states. Director general of the Cross River State Primary Health Care Development Agency, Betta Edu made the call during the official...

Federal Executive Council Approves Completion Of NDDC HQs

9 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has approved five million dollars for the procurement of coaches, wagons and locomotives for the Nigeria rail network. This was one of the approvals made at the federal executive council presided over by vice President Yemi Osinbajo. Briefing state house correspondents after the meeting, minister of transport Rotimi Amaechi...

Oko Polytechnic Wants Federal Govt To Immortalise Ex-VP Alex Ekwueme

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Polytechnic, Oko, in Anambra, has urged the Federal Government to immortalize the first Vice President of the country, the late Dr. Alex Ekwueme, for his selfless service to the nation. The polytechnic’s spokesman, Mr. Obini Onuchukwu, made the institution’s position known in a statement in Oko, Orumba North Local...

Federal Govt Presents Revised MTEF/FSP To Senate

10 months ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has presented a revised 2018 to 2020 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP) to the Senate for consideration. The government specifically adjusted the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate from 4.5 percent to 3.5 percent. Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, made...

Federal Govt. Denies Reports Of Monkey Pox Infection Through Vaccination

11 months ago /
Health  Nation 

The Nigerian government has denied reports that military personnel are infecting people with the deadly monkey pox virus. Speaking against the backdrop of growing apprehension which has forced parents to withdraw their children from schools as a result of the monkey pox vaccination scare in parts of the country, minister of...

F.G distributes relief materials to disaster victims in Ekiti.

11 months ago /
Nation 

The federal government has commenced the distribution of relief materials to over one thousand victims of natural disasters in Ekiti state, southwest Nigeria. Distributing the materials to some of the victims in Ado Ekiti, the state capital, minster of mines and steel development kayode fayemi said President Muhammdu Buhari was concerned...

Ekiti : Organized Labour Demands Immediate Release Of Finance Commissioner And Accountant General

11 months ago /
Nation 

Following the continuous detention of the Ekiti state commissioner for finance Toyin Ojo and the accountant general Mrs Yemisi Owolabi by the economic and financial crimes commission (EFCC) on how the federal government bailout funds to the state was utilized, members of the organized labour in the state have renewed...

Senate Probes NPA Contracts

1 year ago /
Nation 

The Nigerian senate is to investigate dredging contracts worth three billion dollars by the Nigerian ports authority, NPA, in a joint venture agreement with three enterprises, Lagos channel management, bonny channel company and Calabar channel Management Company limited. The senate's decision follows a motion on an alleged financial recklessness and economic waste...

Senate Raise Concern Over Hajj Fare Packages

1 year ago /
Religion 

The Nigerian Senate has raised concern over the cut-throat price of N1.5m approved by The National Hajj commission for Annual hajj fare packages. 23 States are part of the approved fare packages including sokoto, Ogun, Edo, Federal capital Territory and the Nigerian Armed forces. The matter was raised through a motion by...

ICPC Begins Investigations Into Diversion Of Federal Govt Bailout Funds To States

3 years ago /
Nation 

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Related Offences Commission (ICPC), says it is investigating alleged diversion of the bailout funds released to some state governments to off set the arrears of salaries owed civil servants. The ICPC boss Ekpo Nta said the move is informed by concerns over misappropriation of the funds...

Lagos leaving Nigeria behind.

4 years ago /
Environment 

This is a photo of the Lagos State Government's ten-lane Lagos-Badagry Expressway and railway line.