Tag: Federal Government

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AzeezJune 16, 2017

We will step on big toes to fight tax evasion – Adeosun

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has said the Federal Government would do everything possible to block tax revenue leakages and illicit ...

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AzeezJune 15, 2017

FG to investigate sales of date fruits from Saudi

The Federal Government has said it will begin investigations over the sale of some of the 200 tonnes of date ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 14, 2017

“Call the EFCC to order now, intimidation can never work” – NPAN tells FG

The Newspaper Proprietors’ Association of Nigeria (NPAN) says the EFCC’s invasion of The Sun newspapers is an attempt by the agency ...

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AzeezJune 13, 2017

Malabu oil scam: FG begins plans to extradite Adoke, others

The Federal Government has started plans to extradite former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Adoke over ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiJune 13, 2017

“The NJC has only hastened to defend the defenseless” – FG on Justice Ademola

The Federal Government again on Monday condemned the decision of the National Judicial Council to recall suspended Justice Adeniyi Ademola ...

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AzeezJune 7, 2017

FG orders opening of N-Power portal on June 17

Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has directed that online portal of the Federal Government’s job initiative, N-Power, be re-opened on June 17. ...

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AzeezJune 5, 2017

Force against Biafran agitators won’t work – Shehu Sani

Senator representing Kaduna Central, Shehu Sani has urged the Federal Government not to address the Baifran agitation with force. Sani ...

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AzeezJune 3, 2017

Buhari has abandoned all FG projects in Rivers – Wike

Rivers State governor Nyesom Wike has said the Federal Government ‘deliberately abandoned’ its projects in the state. Buhari said this ...

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EditorMay 31, 2017

YNaija Says: This is what Nigeria has to learn from Biafra

Fifty years ago, Colonel Emeka Odimegwu Ojukwu declared the secession of the then Eastern Region as the Republic of Biafra, ...

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AzeezMay 26, 2017

Ebola: FG may sanction Kenya Airways for conveying corpse from Congo

The Federal Government may sanction Kenya Airways for flying a corpse to Nigeria from the Democratic Republic of Congo where ...

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AzeezMay 25, 2017

FG declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday May 29, as public holiday for the celebration of the 2017 Democracy Day. Minister ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 25, 2017

FG approves N56,000 minimum wage committee

The Federal Government has on Wednesday, approved a 29-member committee on a new minimum wage. Minister of Labour and Employment, ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 24, 2017

FG to include non-graduates in N-power scheme

The Federal Government says it will begin the non-graduates scheme component of the N-Power programme in July. Senior Special Assistant to ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 23, 2017

Oil rebels attack pipeline in the Niger Delta

by Omoleye Omoruyi Oil rebels have attacked a gas pipeline in the Niger Delta, which might break the ongoing negotiations between ...

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EditorMay 22, 2017

This is why Lai Mohammed couldn’t have said Pres. Buhari is using Nigerian drugs in the UK

by Ayomide Ekerin The Minister of Information, Alhaji Lai Mohammed is a serious-minded man, who takes his job seriously. At ...

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AzeezMay 19, 2017

We are in full support of the anti-corruption war – Senate

by Azeez Adeniyi The Senate has said the statement credited to the Federal Government that the upper chamber is mocking ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 15, 2017

Curse those looting Nigeria’s money three times daily – Group urges

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Muslim Rights Concern (MURIC), on Monday urged Nigerians to curse those looting Nigeria’s treasury three times ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 13, 2017

The YNaija Cover the evening – the 13th of May

Follow the links below to read these stories and analyses: #ChibokGirls: Govt is hiding something from us | Parent claims ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaMay 13, 2017

The Federal Government needs to stop isolating the #ChibokGirls from their families

On Tuesday, a relative of one of the 21 Chibok girls freed in December 2016, Peter Joseph revealed on a ...

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AzeezMay 12, 2017

Some freed Chibok girls need surgery – FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The Federal Government has said some of the released Chibok girls would undergo surgery for various ailments. ...

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Omoleye OmoruyiMay 11, 2017

FG gives breakdown of N1.2trn released for capital projects in 2016

by Omoleye Omoruyi The Federal Ministry of Finance in a statement signed by the ministry’s Director of Information, Salisu Na’inna ...

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AzeezApril 30, 2017

Come home and make billions, FG tells Nigerians in diaspora

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians diaspora to return home and make billions from the various economic opportunities. Minister of ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 26, 2017

FG making Nnamdi Kanu a hero – Fayose

by Dolapo Adelana Ekiti Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said the Federal Government was responsible for making the leader Indigenous People ...

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AzeezApril 24, 2017

I did not lead negotiation team for sale of Malabu oil block – Adoke

by Azeez Adeniyi Former Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Mohammed Bello Adoke has denied leading the Federal Government ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 23, 2017

Why Dasuki remains in detention – Umar

by Dolapo Adelana A retired colonel and social critic, Abubakar Umar, has said a former National Security Adviser, Colonel Sambo ...

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AzeezApril 22, 2017

Stop giving excuses over killing of Christians | CAN tells FG

by Azeez Adeniyi The President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Samson Olasupo Ayokunle has said it was unfortunate ...

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RoqeebahApril 21, 2017

Manchester United’s condolence message to Calabar fans is a slap in the face of the Nigerian government

by Soma Oj. The past few weeks have been eventful for football fans world over. And those events have not ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 19, 2017

EFCC not adequately funded to fight corruption – Falana

by Dolapo Adelana Constitutional lawyer, Femi Falana on Wednesday said the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) must be properly ...

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Oludolapo AdelanaApril 15, 2017

$43m: Childish Wike is confused – Amaechi

by Dolapo Adelana The Minister of Transport Rotimi Amaechi has described the Governor of Rivers, Nyesom Wike as a confused ...

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AzeezApril 14, 2017

We won’t stop looking for abducted Chibok girls – Saraki

by Azeez Adeniyi Senate President, Bukola Saraki has called for concerted efforts to rescue over 200 school girls abducted from ...

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