See Why UAE Flights Will Resume In Nigeria Soon

Federal Government (FG) says, it is in talks with its counterpart in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on the resumption of flights between the two countries. This was stated by the Chairman, Presidential Steering Committee (PSC) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, at the committee’s briefing in Abuja on Monday. “For some time now, Nigeria has been […]

Open Grazing: FG Has Hidden Agenda — Benue State Governor

The governor of Benue state, Mr Samuel Ortom has said the federal government’s insistence on open grazing suggests it has a hidden agenda. Mr Ortom, in a statement signed by spokesman Terver Akase, noted that the insistence on open grazing reserves was curious. “We find the move not only shocking and curious but also as […]

Ngige Steps Into Dispute Between Labour Unions, Kaduna State Government

The Federal Government on Tuesday waded into the ongoing face-off between the Kaduna state government and labour unions. A statement signed by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, appealed to both parties to “immediately ceasefire”. “We are not unaware of what is going on in […]

Governors Meeting: Here Are The Agreements Reached Against Buhari In Delta State

For the first time, it has appeared that Southern Nigeria Governors comprising South-South, South East and South-West geopolitical zones, have spoken with one voice. The forum has called on President Mohammadu Buhari, to address the people of Nigeria, on the state of the nation. In the same token, the governors agreed to ban cattle open […]

Nnamdi Kanu Flees UK Over Fear Of Arrest

Reports have emerged that the wanted leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Mazi Nnamdi Kanu, has fled the United Kingdom over the fear of arrest. Gistongist gathered that the IPOB leader is reportedly on the run following a major move taken by the Federal Government of Nigeria led by President Muhammadu Buhari. Nnamdi […]

Plans To Slash Workers Salary Is Unacceptable —NLC Tells FG

Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, says it will reject plan by federal government to cut its workers’ salaries. The President of the Congress, Ayuba Waba, who said this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja, noted that the plan was tantamount to a “mass suicide” wish, for Nigerian workers. Waba said that NLC was shocked at […]

Slash Workers’ Salaries, Merge Agencies — FG Tells Minister

Federal Government has proposed salary cuts from workers as a way of reducing the high cost of governance in the country. The Minister of Finance, Zainab Ahmed, said the FG was working to reduce the high cost of governance by doing away with unnecessary expenditures. She stated this at the policy dialogue on corruption and […]

Here Is Why NIN Registration Might Be Extended To June 30th

Indication has emerged that Federal Government may allow the National Identity Number (NIN) registration to run till June 30. The planned extension followed the capturing of about 54 million Nigerians by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC). It was gathered that a presidential committee has recommended the extension following a huge success recorded in the […]

We Are Expecting £4.2m Ibori Looted Fund From UK Soon — Attorney General Reveals

The Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, on Monday, said Nigeria expects the return of £4.2million seized from the associates of a convicted former Governor of Delta State, James Ibori, any moment from now. The AGF also said the Federal Government of Nigeria is working tirelessly to ensure the return […]

Wole Soyinka Slams FG, Says Youths Are Used As “Ritual Offering”

Nigeria, Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has lampooned President Muhammadu Buhari-led government over what he described as using the life of Nigerian youth as ‘ritual offering’. Soyinka said the federal government needed to stop pretending concerning the state of the nation and seek help as it had become clueless on what to do to address […]