End SARS: Nigerian Govt Reaches Out To UK Over Sanction Threat

The Federal Government, on Wednesday, revealed that it has reached out to the British Government over the threat by the UK Parliament, to impose sanctions on Nigerian officials over their roles in the End SARS protests. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, stated this while fielding questions from State House reporters at the end … Continue reading End SARS: Nigerian Govt Reaches Out To UK Over Sanction Threat

Nigerian Govt Agrees To Pay ASUU More N15bn For Earned Allowances, Revitalisation

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has disclosed that the Federal Government has agreed to pay an additional N15 billion as revitalisation fund of public universities. The minister disclosed this on Friday in Abuja as the government makes efforts to reach the demands of the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. According … Continue reading Nigerian Govt Agrees To Pay ASUU More N15bn For Earned Allowances, Revitalisation

#EndSARS: We’re Meeting Your Demands – FG Tells Protesters

The Federal Government has assured Nigerians based in Canada of its deference to their “collective call” for improved governance back home. The Nigeria High Commission in Ottawa conveyed the assurance in a statement following the End SARS protests by members of the Nigerian community there between Oct. 9, 12 and Oct. 16 respectively. This was … Continue reading #EndSARS: We’re Meeting Your Demands – FG Tells Protesters

“Increase Police Salary” – Erica Tells FG As She Shares A Photo Of Their Salary Structure

Former BBNaija housemate, Erica Nlewedim has pleaded with the government of Nigeria to raise the salaries of the police officers. The now called “Star girl” joined the outcry against police brutality by sharing a photo of the salary structure of police officers of Nigeria. Sharing the photo, she wrote; Dear Government of Nigeria, please increase … Continue reading “Increase Police Salary” – Erica Tells FG As She Shares A Photo Of Their Salary Structure

We Hear Promises But We Need To See Actions Taken – Tacha

Big Brother Naija ex-housemate, Natacha Akide simply known as Tacha says the government must go beyond the rhetorical promises and take steps in tackling issues raised by protesters in the country demanding an end to the now-defunct SARS and police brutality in general. Speaking to Channels TV on Wednesday during its Sunrise Daily programme, the … Continue reading We Hear Promises But We Need To See Actions Taken – Tacha

FG Makes U-turn, Says It Is Not Convinced Schools Should Reopen

The federal government says it is not yet convinced that schools should be reopened for academic activities. Minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba made the disclosure on Thursday, September 10 at a meeting the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19 held in Abuja with the Northern Traditional Leaders Committee (NTLC) on National Primary Health. … Continue reading FG Makes U-turn, Says It Is Not Convinced Schools Should Reopen

No Return To Petrol, Power Subsidy, Says Federal Govt

Government on Monday stamped a note of finality on the removal of subsidy on petrol. It said the adjustment of tariff on electricity is driven by the need to guarantee efficiency in power supply. The price of petrol went up from N138.63 to between N162 and N164 per litre last week after the September price … Continue reading No Return To Petrol, Power Subsidy, Says Federal Govt

BREAKING: Federal Government Okays Reopening Of Schools Across The Nation

The Federal Government says state governments and school administrators should start making preparations for the full reopening of schools in the country. The PUNCH had earlier reported that schools in the country had been shut in March as part of measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease. However, the Federal Government announced the … Continue reading BREAKING: Federal Government Okays Reopening Of Schools Across The Nation

FG Postpones Resumption Of Int’l Flights To Sept 5

The Federal Government has postponed the resumption of international flights to September 5th, 2020. Before the latest announcement, international flights were earlier scheduled to resume on August 29. President Muhammad Buhari had in March ordered the suspension of international flights to curb the influx of imported cases of the COVID-19 virus in the country. Director-General … Continue reading FG Postpones Resumption Of Int’l Flights To Sept 5

Buhari Lists CAMA, 774,000 Jobs, NYSC Allowance, Others As Second-Term Achievements [Full List]

The Presidency has released the second-term achievements of President Muhammadu Buhari. It listed 35 policies, programmes and projects including the controversial Companies and Allied Matters Act, CAMA. Also listed as an achievement by the President is the 774,000 nationwide menial job creation and increment of National Youth Service Corps, NYSC, allowance. The Presidency shared the … Continue reading Buhari Lists CAMA, 774,000 Jobs, NYSC Allowance, Others As Second-Term Achievements [Full List]