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The federal government has cautioned Nigerians against political and ethnic sentiments capable of swelling the current ethnic and religious clashes over security issues in some states. It stated that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is working assiduously to address all issues currently creating tensions in the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji […]

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has asked the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, SADIA UMAR-FAROUK to publish details of the proposed payments of 729-billion-naira to 24.3 million poor Nigerians for six months. The non-governmental organisation also wants the minister to provide details about the mechanisms and logistics for the payments, […]

The Minister of Finance, ZAINAB AHMED, has defended the Federal Government’s planned sale of public assets on the that move will boost the economy. In an appearance on a national television programme, AHMED, who is also the Minister of Budget and National Planning, said some government assets were failing and provide little or no value […]

The Federal Government says there will be repercussions for Very Important Personalities (VIPs) and government officials who flout travel protocols. In a video posted by the Ministry of Information and Culture  via Twitter, the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19, Doctor SANI ALIYU, vowed to clamp down on officials for failing to […]

The Federal Government has imposed a six-month travel ban on 100 passengers who failed to undergo the compulsory COVID-19 test after their return to the country. The Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 announced that the affected persons would not be allowed to leave Nigeria until June 30th, yesterday. In a post on Twitter, the government […]

Rivers State  Governor NYESOM WIKE, says members of the All Progressives Congress, (APC)  Governors Forum cannot only acknowledge the worsening insecurity across the country and shy away from accepting the fact that their party, the APC,  has failed Nigerians. Governor WIKE said the APC Federal Government has failed to offer better governance that will ensure safety […]

The Federal Government has announced a three-day public holiday for the Christmas and New Year celebrations. The work-free days are Friday, the 25th, and Monday, the 28 of December 2020 as well as Friday, January 1, 2021. The  Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Doctor SHUAIB M.L BELGORE, announced this in a statement on […]

Federal Government workers on Grade Level (GL) 12 and below have been directed to stay at home for a period of five weeks. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation , Doctor FOLASADE YEMI-ESAN, issued the directive in a statement in Abuja. She asked the workers not to come to work from today, […]

The Niger Delta Basin Development Authority says the Songhai integrated farm project of the federal government will create employment and empower the youth. The managing Director of the of NDBDA, Engr. TONYE DAVID-WEST made this known in Port Harcourt, stating that the authority would commence training for youth in the first quarter of next year […]

The Presidency has explained that the absence of its representatives from a meeting of South-South stakeholders fixed for Tuesday in Port Harcourt, was not out of disrespect. This was disclosed in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, GARBA SHEHU, titled “South-South Assembly disrupted by emergency security […]