Tag: Federal Government

September 18, 2012

They’ll party hard! Kwara State sets up independence anniversary committee

by Stanley Azuakola The Federal government announced in early September, that just like last year, this year’s Independence anniversary event ...

September 12, 2012

$15m Ibori bribe: Abuja court orders IG to investigate Uba and Achigbu

by Akan Ido An Abuja Chief Magistrate’s Court yesterday ordered the inspector general of Police (IGP) to comprehensively investigate the ...

September 7, 2012

Thank you, Nigeria: Dana Airline says it is ready to fly again

by Stanley Azuakola Dana Airline is ready to fly again. The operating license of the airline were suspended by the ...

August 27, 2012

FG confirms ‘back room’ dialogue with Boko Haram

by Isi Esene The Federal Government yesterday confirmed reports going the rounds that it is in talks with representatives of ...

August 23, 2012

“God will bring them down as David brought down Goliath” – Ayo Oritsejafor on the sponsors of Boko Haram

by Isi Esene The president of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor, has faulted the Federal Government’s ...

August 16, 2012

“Boko Haram are our children” – FG

by Isi Esene The minister of Information, Labara Maku, said yesterday that the Federal Government welcomes the decision of the ...

August 15, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Report claims Boko Haram has commenced secret talks with FG

by Akan Ido Habu Mohammed, a man who claims to be a deputy to the leader of the Islamic sect, ...

July 28, 2012

Leave me out of subsidy trial – Bamanga Tukur

by Isi Esene The National Chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party, Bamanga Tukur has warned the public to refrain from ...

July 19, 2012

FG approves $1.488bn for rail project

by Isi Esene For those who have always dreamed of a train ride through the country, your dream is closer ...

June 26, 2012

Mainstreet bank dismisses 800 workers

by Tolu Orekoya 800 workers from the former Afribank Plc (now Mainstreet Bank) got their pink slips on Friday last week. The ...

April 19, 2012

#InCaseYouMissedIt: Senate orders investigation of foreign airlines over tax evasion

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Senate committee on aviation has ordered foreign airlines operating in the country to pay taxes on ...

April 6, 2012

So I hear PDP wants to fight corruption…

by Tolu Orekoya “Be the change you wish to see in the world”  – Mahatma Gandhi  So PDP’s old kick ...

March 29, 2012

N7 billion: Confusion in the Supreme Court as Northern states slam Federal Government with suit

by Lekan Olanrewaju The Supreme Court earlier this week adjourned a case against the Federal Government due to confusion over who ...

March 20, 2012

“This is imperative” – FG to invest $150 billion in Oil & Gas industry

by Lekan Olanrewaju The President on Friday commissioned three wellhead platforms for the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) and Mobil. The ...

February 29, 2012

Gas Pipelines: FG awards $2.5billion contracts

by Lekan Olanrewaju In line with its policy on gas monetization, the Federal Government  has laid out the Gas Master Plan, ...

February 11, 2012

#ReviewingASUUStrike: 7 Questions for ASUU’s Lagos chairman

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Dr. Karo Ogbinaka is the Chairman ASUU/UNILAG. He is also a member of the Department of Philosophy ...

February 10, 2012

#ReviewingASUUStrike: The Soundbites that stood out

by ‘Ifreke Inyang For 42 working days, activities in every major tertiary institution were put on hold as ASUU went ...

January 28, 2012

This Sunday on #RubbinMinds: The Nigerian Government and ASUU’s demands

by ‘Ifreke Inyang Since 7 December, 2012, students of public tertiary institutions in the country have been at home because of the ...

January 12, 2012

We’re In! PENGASSAN Finally Set To Join Labour Strike

Recent rumblings about plans by Nigeria’s major oil union to wade into the fray and join the ongoing protests by ...

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