Tag: Federal Government

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 25, 2017

FG asks court to repeal Nnamdi Kanu’s bail

Nigeria’s Federal Government has reportedly asked the court to revoke the bail granted leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 21, 2017

Fisayo Soyombo: ASUU, the Academic Strike Union of Universities!

by ‘Fisayo Soyombo   Whenever the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASSU) convenes a press conference, journalists can already reel ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 20, 2017

Ezekwesili explains why ASUU’s demands are unrealistic

Using the current economic situation as yardstick, a former minister of education, Oby Ezekwesili, in an interview with NAN in ...

Op-ed EditorAugust 19, 2017

Opinion: ASUU Strike – What does the future hold for our education sector?

by Gbenga Odunsi After an extensive deliberation that lasted days, the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has embarked on ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

FG, ASUU meeting ends in deadlock

A meeting of the Federal Government and representatives of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) held Thursday, in Abuja, ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 17, 2017

FG hands over Presidential Lodge, Marina to Lagos Govt

The Federal Government has handed over the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government, in fulfillment of the promise ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 16, 2017

FG urges ASUU to call off strike and resume negotiations

The Federal Government has urged the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), to suspend its on-going strike in the interest ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 14, 2017

FG should focus on development rather than restructuring – Sultan

Sultan of Sokoto, Sa’ad Abubakar Monday, at the Niger state investment summit in Minna, urged Nigerians to focus on the devolution ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 11, 2017

Devolution of powers will help produce constant power supply – A’Ibom Speaker

The Speaker of the Akwa Ibom State House of Assembly, Rt. Hon. Onofiok Luke has explained that the Federal Government ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 7, 2017

Devolution of power: Militant groups threaten to declare N’Delta Republic

A coalition of Niger Delta militant groups Saturday, have threatened to declare a Niger Delta Republic if the Federal Government ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 4, 2017

How devolution of power will affect FG institutions

A professor of political science at the University of Abuja, Abdulhameed Ujo says the devolution of power to states would ...

Omoleye OmoruyiAugust 1, 2017

N’Delta leaders give FG ultimatum to implement 16-point demand

Niger Delta leaders, under the aegis of Pan-Niger Delta Forum, have given the Federal Government an ultimatum to address their ...

Op-ed EditorJuly 21, 2017

Opinion: Now that Nigeria is planning to start collecting tax from beggars, what’s next?

by Tony Ogunlowo In an attempt to raise much-needed funds, the Finance Minister, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, has come up with ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 18, 2017

Paris Club refund: FG releases details of payment to states

The Federal Government has released details of payments to the 36 states as the refund of “over-deductions on Paris Club, ...

AzeezJuly 18, 2017

‘FG releases another tranche of Paris refund to states’

Another tranche of Paris Club refund has been paid to states, The Nation reports. According to the newspaper, Ekiti received ...

ItunuoluwaJuly 14, 2017

[The Alausa Blog]: Ambode calls for closure of Federal Land Registry in Lagos

Lagos State Governor, Akinwunmi Ambode on Friday described the continuous operation of the Federal Land Registry in Lagos as an ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 13, 2017

“Nigeria will continue to borrow, nothing has changed” – FG

Contrary to what the Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun had said earlier, the Federal Government has said that it would continue ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 12, 2017

FG approves process to offset N2.7trn pension, salary arrears

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Tuesday approved the process to validate and pay inherited Federal Government contractor and employee liabilities totalling ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 12, 2017

The concerned state govts should solve LAUTECH issues not the FG – Senate

At the plenary on Wednesday, the Senate said the Federal Government cannot disburse the N4 billion currently needed by the ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJuly 5, 2017

Court orders Buhari, Osinbajo to release names of looters of public funds

A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered the Federal Government to ensure the immediate release of names ...

EditorJuly 1, 2017

[The Sexuality Blog] Why aren’t UNFPA’s free contraceptives for Nigerian men and women getting to the people who need it?

On the 29th of June 2017, the Federal Executive Council (FEC) renewed its four year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), signed with ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 30, 2017

FG gives Nollywood over N420m grant

The Federal Government says it has released the sum of N420.2 million to the Nigeria film industry, Nollywood, to improve ...

AzeezJune 29, 2017

The Late 5: These are the stories that drove conversation today

These are the top five stories that drove conversation today. CIVIL DISOBEDIENCE WILL CONTINUE UNTIL THE GOVT BOWS – NNAMDI ...

AzeezJune 28, 2017

Take over LAUTECH | SUG President pleads with FG

Student Union President of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology (LAUTECH), Debo Balogun has urged the Federal Government to take over the ...

AzeezJune 21, 2017

CCT trial: FG appeals Saraki’s acquittal of false assets declaration

The Federal Government on Tuesday filed 11 grounds notice of appeal against the acquittal of Senate President Bukola Saraki of ...

Op-ed EditorJune 19, 2017

Peregrino Brimah: Petition for the FG to restore Nigeria’s true federalism

by Peregrino Brimah This petition is initiated in the interest of the progress and prosperity of Nigeria. Restoring Nigeria’s True Federalism is a ...

AzeezJune 19, 2017

Why Federal Government stopped subventions to political parties – Ekweremadu

Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu has said abuse of funds by party leaders led to the withdrawal of Federal Government ...

Omoleye OmoruyiJune 18, 2017

FG to appeal Saraki’s case on Wednesday

The Special Assistant to the President on Prosecutions, Okoi Obono-Obla, said on Saturday that the Federal Government is reportedly ready ...

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