We Have Not Recieved £4.2m Ibori Loot As Propagated —- Delta State Government Cries Out

The Delta State Government has denied receiving £4.2 million looted by its former governor, James Ibori, as claimed earlier by the Accountant-General of the Federation. The AGF, Ahmed Idris on Tuesday during an appearance before the Senate committee investigating the status of recovered loot noted that the fund has been returned to the state. However, […]

Infrastructure: FG releases N7bn for completion of East-West Road

The Minister of State for Niger Delta Affairs, Omotayo Alasoadura, has revealed that the Federal Government has released about N7 billion to contractors to facilitate the completion of the East-West Road project. This was contained in a statement by the ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, Deworitshe Patricia, titled “FG released about N7 billion […]

No petrol price hike in June, says FG

On Friday the Federal Government said it would not increase petrol price in June despite the recommendation by the Nigeria Governors Forum that the cost of the commodity is increased. A committee set up by the Nigeria Governor’s Forum had on Wednesday recommended a petrol price of between N408.5/litre and N380/litre, and also called for […]

Kaduna Strike: FG Warns State Govt, Says Due Process Must Be Followed On NLC Matters

Federal Government has directed the Kaduna State Government to follow due process and the “principle of redundancy,” as stipulated in Section 20 of the Labour Act, in its Public Service Revitalization and Renewal Programme, leading to retrenchment and sack of workers. It has also directed the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) that henceforth, there shall be […]

Stop NERC From Increasing Electricity Tarrif — Rep Tells FG

The House of Representatives has called on the Federal Government to stop the proposed increase of electricity tariff for June. This formed part of the resolutions by the lawmakers during Thursday’s plenary in the lower chamber of the National Assembly in Abuja, the nation’s capital. They stressed that it was important to direct the Nigerian […]

FG moves against proposed Lagos anti-graft commission

The Federal Government will move against the proposed Lagos State Public Complaints and Anti-Corruption Commission, the Minister of Justice and Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN), has made it known. Malami stated that no state law can override the Constitution. The minister was on Politics Today, a current affairs programme on Channels Television on […]

Primate Ayodele Prophecy Doom For CBN, NNPC, Civil Servants If FG Continues It Atrocities

The Leader of INRI Evangelical Spiritual Church, Primate Elijah Ayodele on Saturday warned President Muhammadu Buhari on the state of Nigeria’s economy. Primate Ayodele claimed he foresees Nigeria’s economy shutting down if the Federal Government fails to do the right thing. He warned that the shutdown would affect the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, NNPC, […]

De-escalate hostilities, FG urges Israel, Palestine

The Federal Government has said it is monitoring the unfolding developments with Israel and the State of Palestine. According to a statement by the Spokesperson for the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ferdinand Nwonye, the Federal Government urged both parties to de-escalate hostilities. The Federal Government also urged both parties to remain committed to the two-state […]

Sallah Celebration: FG bans concerts, carnivals, street parties amid Covid fears

Federal Government has reintroduced some measures which were put in place during the second COVID-19 wave in Nigeria. The government restricted gatherings at worship centres and banned night clubs, concerts, carnivals and street parties which are ubiquitous during Sallah celebrations. The government has also declared Wednesday and Thursday as public holidays to mark the 2021 […]

Presidential spokesperson, Garba Shehu, says police is searching for burglar who attempted to break into a house close to Aso Villa

On Monday, May 10, reports were rife online claiming there was a robbery attack in Aso Rock which is the seat of power in Nigeria.   As Nigerians expressed shock at the news and were uncertain as to the authenticity of the report, the Senior Special Assistant to President Buhari on Media and Publicity, Garba […]