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Kebbi launches data portal for youth employment

The Kebbi State Government has launched a Data Capture Portal under the State Ministry for Information and Communication Technology to boost employment opportunities for...

BREAKING: FG exempts ASUU from IPPIS, increases lecturers’ allowances

The Federal Government on Friday accepted the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, that its members be exempted from the Integrated...

Law students drag ASUU to court over strike, demand N10bn compensation

Law Students Association of Nigeria has dragged the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, before the Federal High Court Abuja, challenging what it described as the incessant strikes of the union.

Magu: No individual is bigger than Nigerian state – Buhari

President Muhammadu Buhari has reiterated the commitment of his administration to fight corruption to a standstill, saying “no one is too big to tackle, as no individual is bigger than the Nigerian State.”

Yobe govt approves N73.8m for reactivation of fertiliser plant 

Governor Mai Mala-Buni of Yobe has approved N73.8 million, for reactivation of the state fertiliser blending plant in Gujiba.

Nigeria to start importing fuel from Niger Republic

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding, MoU, with the government of Niger Republic for the importation of petroleum products into the country.

Federal, states, local govts share N604bn in October — FAAC

The three tiers of government shared a total of N604bn in the month of October 2020, the Federation Accounts Allocation Committee has said.

Nigerian govt inaugurates committee for implementing teachers’ salary increase

The Federal Government has inaugurated a committee to work out modalities for revitalization of the teaching profession.

ASUU uncovers multi-billion naira commodity market, other properties owned by AGF Idris, seeks explanation

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, has asked the Accountant-General of the Federation, AGF, Ahmed Idris, to explain how he acquired some multi-billion naira properties in Kano State.

#EndSARS: Lai Mohammed justifies N3m sanction on TV stations, says ‘NBC was even lenient’  

The Federal Government says the sanctions imposed on some broadcast media stations in the aftermath of the #EndSARS protests were justified and that the affected stations already paid their fines.

Strike: We’re losing our members to private varsities – ASUU

The President of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, on Thursday, says the union is losing its members to private universities due to the inability of the Federal Government to meet its demands.

DJ Switch: Lady behind Lekki shooting video, working for divisive forces, Lai Mohammed alleges

The Federal Government says DJ Switch (real name, Obianuju Udeh) is “a fraud and a front for divisive and destructive forces’’ that will be exposed in the fullness of time.

#EndSARS: We’re satisfied with role played by security agencies – FG

The Federal Government has expressed satisfaction with the role played by the security agencies during the #EndSARS protests.

Nigerian govt to adopt geospatial technology for boosting IGR

The Federal Government says it plans to adopt geospatial technology towards boosting Internally Generated Revenue, IGR, in the country as parts of its efforts to diversify the economy.

DPR seals 85 illegal gas plants in Lagos

The Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, says it shut down 85 Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) plants in Lagos from January to October, for operating illegally.

Peace Corps seeks partnership with Nigerian govt over youth restiveness

The Peace Corps of Nigeria, PCN, has expressed its willingness to partner with the Federal Government towards addressing youth restiveness and job creation in the country.

#EndSARS: Address Nigerians now, Senate tells Buhari

Senate on Tuesday at plenary urged President Muhammadu Buhari to as soon as possible address the nation on issues of EndSARS protest in the country.

Anniversary: Mohammed attributes success to robust relationship with FG

Governor Bala Mohammed of Bauchi state on Saturday attributed the success recorded by his administration in the past one year to the partnership existing between the state and the Federal Government.

No conclusion yet on ‘strange’ deaths in Kano

The Federal Government says there are no conclusions yet with regard to ‘strange’ deaths in Kano State.

We’ll provide enabling environment for businesses to thrive, Buhari assures

The Federal Government has reiterated its commitment to providing an enabling environment for businesses to succeed, as partnerships between the public and private sectors remain the most viable means of bringing prosperity to the masses.

Malnutrition: Gombe secures N3.4bn World Bank loan

The Gombe State Government, in collaboration with the Federal Government, has secured N3.4 billion loan from the World Bank to fight malnutrition in the...

N145bn worth of bonds to be auctioned July 24 – DMO

The Debt Management Office, DMO says Federal Government has offered to auction N145 billion worth of bonds in July 24. The offer circular obtained from...

NSPMC to take over e-passport printing— Presidency

The Federal Government has suspended the printing of e-passports by all companies in and outside the country, saying that it is now the sole responsibility of Nigerian Security Printing and Minting Company, NSPMC.

PDP stalwart commends Buhari over Ruga Settlement project suspension

Chief Alexander Mwolwus, a chieftain of Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Plateau, on Thursday commended the Federal Government for suspending the controversial Ruga project.

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