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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 […]

Relations and speakers at an Amnesty International Dialogue in Maiduguri, Borno State, on Thursday, urged the Federal Government and the military to account for the thousands of persons missing or arrested as a result of the Boko Haram insurgency over the last 13 years in the North-East. Over the last 13 years, especially between 2012 […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has expressed concerns over the non-release of almost eight months’ salaries of university academics withheld on account of its 2022 strike action. According to a statement signed by the ASUU President Emmanuel Osodeke, this is one of the many issues affecting the Nigerian University System (NUS) as discussed […]

The Federal Government will on Thursday arraign suspended Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Godwin Emefiele, and his associates for N6.9 billion procurement fraud at the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court in Abuja. Emefiele will be arraigned alongside a female CBN employee, Sa’adatu Yaro and her company, April1616 Investment Limited on 20 charges of […]

The Federal Government has ordered all of its directors of Grade Level 17, who have spent eight years on the post to tender their notices for immediate retirement The directive was contained in a circular signed by the Director of Administration of the Federal Ministry of Finance, Mariya Rufai which was dated August 3, 2023, […]

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