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 […]

The Federal Government has inaugurated a 15-man Inter-Ministerial Committee for the country’s 63rd Independence Day celebration. The committee is headed by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Senator George Akume. Members of the committee include: Minister of Information and Culture; Minister of Interior, Minister of Finance and Coordinating Minister of the Economy, Minister […]

Heavy rainfall that could lead to flooding may hit about 48 towns in 13 states beginning from September 13 to September 17, 2023, the Federal Government announced on Wednesday. It predicted that the rise in the water levels of River Benue and River Niger could affect communities along the rivers up to Bayelsa State and […]

The Federal Government of Nigeria has mourned the death of the designer of the Nigerian national flag, Pa Taiwo Akinkunmi who died at the age of 84, at his family home in Ibadan, after a brief illness. According to a statement issued by the Minister of Information and National Orientation Alhaji Mohammed Idris on Wednesday, […]

The National Identity Management Commission has only been able to meet 47.6 per cent of the Federal Government’s monthly target of 2.5 million registrations in the first eight months of the year. This is as the number of Nigerians with National Identification Numbers increased to 102.39 million in August despite a slowdown in the number […]

The Federal Government has announced N825.819m as compensation for indigenes of the Federal Capital Territory community affected by the construction of the 4.2km second runway at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport. Indigenes of the affected community will also get “12 immediate employment from the Ministry of Aviation and its agencies as the case may be, […]

As part of a broader effort to reduce the cost of governance in Nigeria, President Bola Tinubu has directed the Federal Ministry of Foreign Affairs to freeze the processing of visas for all government officials seeking to travel to New York for the United Nations General Assembly without proof of direct participation in UNGA’s official […]

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