Tag: Federal Government

Ayomitide AdeyinkaSeptember 22, 2023

Panic As Dollar Trades At ₦1,000/$ in Parallel Market; Africa Will No Longer Sit Still As Foreigners Deplete its Resources – Pres. Tinubu | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss. ...

YNaijaAugust 18, 2023

FG’s N5bn Subsidy Removal Palliative To States Revealed to be a Loan; Tobi Amusan Cleared of Anti-Doping Violation by AIU | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

Across Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory, these are the five top Nigerian news stories you shouldn’t miss FG’s ...

YNaija TodayJuly 9, 2022

I won’t rest until I bring relief to Nigerians, says Buhari; Peter Obi picks Datti Baba-Ahmed as running mate| 5 Things That Should Matter Today

I won’t rest until I bring relief to Nigerians, says Buhari Medical lecturers to be paid as FG breaks ASUU’s ...

YNaija TodayJuly 6, 2022

FG: Over 600 inmates escaped in Kuje prison attack

On Tuesday evening, explosions and gunshots were heard from the direction of Kuje Correctional Centre in Abuja, the nation’s capital. ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 12, 2021

Information Blackout: Protest by the Press is alarm on the danger of democracy without watchdogs

A glance at any newspaper stand across Nigeria on July 12 would have brought one striking observation – most of ...

Kola MuhammedJuly 6, 2021

Southern governors are leading the charge for a restructured Nigeria and we love it

From the arrest and re-arraignment of Nnamdi Kanu, the leader of the Indigenous Peoples of Biafra (IPOB), nearly four years ...

Ado AminuJune 22, 2021

#TwitterBan: ECOWAS Court and the victory for human rights | #YNaijaCover

As if the unconstitutional absurdity by the Nigerian Government to ban microblogging site, Twitter was not enough embarrassment, the ECOWAS ...

Ayọ̀délé ÌbíyẹmíNovember 7, 2020

It appears difficult but this perennial ASUU ‘strike festival’ can be stopped

In what has now become almost an annual ritual, the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) embarked on an industrial ...

Toluwanimi OnakoyaAugust 27, 2020

Supreme Court upholds right of female to inheritance, FG approves N10bn palliative for transporters | 5 Things That Should Matter Today

The Federal Government has approved a ₦10 billion survival fund for transport workers and operators in the country. Minister of ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 16, 2019

The YNaija Cover – the 16th of May

Follow the links to read our latest stories and analyses on the trending issues: The Big 5: Tribunal fixes May ...

Oludolapo AdelanaSeptember 11, 2018

Who actually wants to ‘kill’ Governor Nyesom Wike?

“So, you think the federal government would want to kill you?” was the question, Cletus Ukpong, a reporter with Premium ...

Alexander OnukwueJuly 11, 2018

Kemi Adeosun’s NYSC certificate scandal will shame at least one Nigerian institution; the more the better

Following the bombshell report on Kemi Adeosun’s alleged forgery of a National Youth Service Corps exemption certificate, the NYSC directorate ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 14, 2018

The Big 5: IGP grants approval for audit of SARS detention cells, Mimiko dumps PDP and other stories

These are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Inspector-General of Police (IGP), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, has approved the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqJune 8, 2018

The Big 5: Osinbajo escapes death, House of Reps wants June 12 Election umpire honoured and other stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday escaped death as the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 29, 2018

The Big 5: Buhari appeals to Nigerians on 2019 elections, Suspected Herdsmen shoot priest in Jalingo and other top stories

These are the stories you should be monitoring today: President Muhammadu Buhari has appealed to all Nigerians to support the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 28, 2018

The Big 5: PDP urges Buhari to ignore May 29 address, FG extends N1.9trn to states for salaries and other top stories

These are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The People’s Democratic Party (PDP), has urged Buhari and the ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 24, 2018

The Big 5: Bauchi Deputy Governor resigns. FG, States and Local Govts share N701bn and other stories

Here are the major stories you should be monitoring today: The Deputy Governor of Bauchi State, Nuhu Gidado, has resigned. ...

Temidayo Taiwo-SidiqMay 18, 2018

The Late 5: FG dismisses claims on shutdown of Ikoyi Registry, Health Sector Unions call for sack of Health Minister and other stories

Here are the stories that drove the conversation today: The Federal Government has faulted claims by the Lagos State Government ...

tosin adesinaMay 1, 2018

Why is the Federal government suddenly interfering in the Omo-Agege saga?

The last has not been heard concerning the aftermath of the invasion of the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday April 18, ...

EditorNovember 25, 2017

[The Activism Blog] BBOG: No sign that government is genuinely committed to the release of remaining Chibok girls

The Bring Back Our Girls Group (BBOG), the movement agitating for the return of the abducted Chibok girls has replied ...

EzinneNovember 20, 2017

The Thread: The bitter truth every Nigerian must know about the Federal Government

From Military governments to civilian, Goodluck Jonathan through Buhari; with every other protest and kidnapping, the Federal Government has consistently ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 13, 2017

‘N700m was not spent on building the mines website’

The Federal Government has denied reports stating that it spent N700 million on setting up the Solid Minerals Development website ...

Omoleye OmoruyiNovember 5, 2017

We can’t disclose how states spent N388.304bn Paris Club refund – FG

Appearing before the Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, the Federal Government has said it cannot disclose the record of ...

Omoleye OmoruyiOctober 30, 2017

Nigerian Civil War: ECOWAS court orders FG to pay N88bn damages

The ECOWAS community court of justice has granted an out of court settlement application for a case involving the ‘federal ...

Op-ed EditorOctober 26, 2017

Opinion: These are the hitches in FG borrowing for Infrastructure

by David Temitope Nigeria’s Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, earlier in October, stated that the nation needs to borrow ...

ToluSeptember 30, 2017

Twitter’s 280 character limit; 2541 Boko Haram terrorists to be prosecuted | The 5 numbers that mattered this week

2,541 – The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami said a special prosecution arrangement has been put ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 20, 2017

Nigeria’s domestic debts hit N14.06tn in June – NBS

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) in its report on Nigerian Domestic and Foreign Debt – June 2017 data yesterday, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 18, 2017

N’Delta coalition says FG is behind robbery at Jonathan’s Abuja house, ask for justice

The Niger Delta Youth Coalition for Peace and Progress has blamed the federal government for the robbery at the Abuja ...

Omoleye OmoruyiSeptember 15, 2017

[The Injustice Blog] How the FG polarised labour unions against Nigerians

Bearing any last minute decision, the United Labour Congress (ULC) under the leadership of Comrade Joe Ajaero, will today embark ...

ToluSeptember 11, 2017

Atiku Abubakar, Rihanna, Nigeria, Aisha Alhassan | Here are last week’s winners and losers

Across Nigeria and the rest of the world, headlines blazed all week last week. From Hurricane Irma to the doctors’ ...

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