The Federal Government, through the Federal Ministry of Information and National Orientation, will be spending N138, 066,187 to combat fake news and print calendars. Part of the sum will also be used to facilitate media appearances for ministers and organise engagement with social media influencers among others. This is contained in the details of the […]

Minister of Power, Chief Adebayo Adelabu has revealed how he intends to tackle the electricity issues bedeviling the country. The minister suggested that the approach adopted by his predecessors have not worked, saying he plans to adopt a bottom-up approach. According to him, his new approach would ensure that the country has an adequate supply […]

The Federal Government has said it is ready to create an enabling environment for increased private sector investment in housing and urban development. This was as it deepened collaboration with the International Finance Corporation as part of strategies to enable private developers to access funding through IFC mechanisms and increase access to affordable housing for […]

The apparent high cost of borrowing internationally, following the massive fall in the value of the naira, may have forced the federal government to reverse its borrowing plan to fund the N9.05trillion deficit budget from the domestic financial market as indicated in the Medium Term Expenditure Framework, MTEF, 2024-2026, released at the weekend. The FG […]

The Federal Government has given approval to the Ogun State Government to fix and toll the Lagos-Abeokuta Expressway.   The Minister of Works, David Umahi, made this known on Monday during a briefing after the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting at the Aso Villa.   For years, motorists and travellers have lamented the deplorable state […]

The Organised Labour has agreed to suspend its proposed nationwide strike for 30 days, following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding with the Federal Government after a marathon meeting that ended around 11pm on Tuesday. The resolution followed over five hours of deliberations between the Federal Government and Labour at the Chief of Staff […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Simon Lalong has assured Nigerian workers that the government will soon conclude the issue of wage award. The Minister also appealed to the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, not to embark on its planned strike, and allow government work to resolve all pending issues. This is as the National Union […]

The Federal Government has declared Wednesday 27th September as Public Holiday in commemoration of this year’s Eid-ul-Maulud celebration. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Oluwatoyin Akinlade in a statement said the minister, Hon. Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo who made the declaration in Abuja congratulated all Muslim faithful both home and in the Diaspora for witnessing this […]

In a race to beat the deadline for the planned commencement of an indefinite strike that may lead to the shutdown of the economy, the Federal Government on Monday held a meeting with organised labour on post-subsidy removal palliatives for workers. The parley, hosted by the Minister of Labour, Simon Lalong, in Abuja, however, failed […]

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Works says it has N431bn ready for contractors. The Minister of Works, David Umahi, disclosed this, while meeting with contractors handling road dualisation projects and zonal directors of the ministry at its office in Abuja on Thursday. The minister also announced the ministry’s intention to focus on most […]

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