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The Federal Government has blamed long legal processes for the delay of the evacuation of over 300 stranded Nigerians in the United Arab Emirates. This was made known in a statement signed by the Ministry’s Spokesperson, FRANCISCA OMAYULI in a reaction to some media reports that the Nigerian Mission in the UAE had abandoned some […]

Nigeria and the United States government have reached an agreement on the return of over 23-million dollar of the Abacha loot. The agreement signing ceremony was held in the office of the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Mr. ABUBAKAR MALAMI on Tuesday. While Mr. MALAMI signed on behalf of the Nigerian […]

The Federal Government has reiterated its determination to further reduce the scourge of malaria in the country. Minister of Environment, Barrister HASAN ABDULLAHI made this known at a briefing in Abuja. He said that while the decline of malaria prevalence from 42 percent in 2010 to 23 percent in 2020 was commendable, the Federal Government […]

The Federal Government says the newly completed Terminal Two of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos has the capacity to process 14 million passengers per annum. The Minister of Information and Culture, LAI MOHAMMED, disclosed this in Lagos while inspecting the terminal and its facilities and fittings led by the Managing Director of the […]

The Federal Government has completed the takeover of four electricity distribution companies and constituted the board of the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Company. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, said that the newly constituted board of the Nigeria Electricity Liability Management Company would enhance ongoing efforts to resolve the liabilities relating to tariff shortfalls for power distribution […]

The Joint Health Sector Unions and the Assembly of Healthcare Professional Associations have commended the Federal Government for paying the withheld salaries of their members. The government had withheld the April and May 2018 salaries of JOHESU and AHPA members after the health workers embarked on a strike. The acting National Secretary of JOHESU, Mathew […]

The meeting between the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government on Tuesday has again ended without an agreement. This means the six-month old strike by public university lecturers is set to continue. The striking lecturers had met with the Professor Nimi Briggs Committee on Tuesday at the National […]

The Federal Government has confirmed that it has purchased vehicles worth N1.4 billion to help Niger tackle insecurity. The Minister of Finance, Budget, and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed made this known, noting that providing intervention to the neighboring Niger Republic is not new and it is the prerogative of President Muhammadu Buhari who approved the […]

The Federal Government has declared illegal the planned protest by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) in solidarity with the striking members of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU). The Minister of Information and Culture, LAI MOHAMMED, made this known while speaking to state house correspondents after the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by […]

The Federal Government has declared all Boko Haram suspects who fled the Medium Security Custodial Centre in Kuje, Abuja, wanted. The Nigerian Correctional Service (NCoS) in a statement on Friday, revealed the names and photos of 69 inmates who escaped from the correctional facility following an attack by terrorists three days ago. The fleeing inmates […]

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