Tag: Federal Government

Lai Mohammed Sets Task Force to Deliver a Successful Digital Switch Over (DSO) in Broadcasting

Henry Solomon- February 23, 2021

Honourable Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has inaugurated a Ministerial Task Force on Digital Switch Over (DSO) in broadcasting in Abuja on ... Read More

FG faults Transparency International corruption rating of Nigeria

Abdul Jimoh- January 31, 2021

The Federal Government says Nigeria’s low rating in the 2020 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index (TI-CPI) do not truly reflect the great strides by the ... Read More

FG Energizes Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi with Solar Hybrid Mini-Grid

Henry Solomon- December 5, 2020

Under the Federal Government's Energizing Education Programme (EEP), the Federal University of Agriculture, Makurdi (FUAM) in Benue state was energized with a 8.25MW Solar Hybrid ... Read More

FG Completes First Phase Rehabilitation of Third Mainland Bridge, Commends Citizens’ Patience

Henry Solomon- November 19, 2020

The Federal Government on Thursday announced completion of the first phase rehabilitation of the Third Mainland Bridge and a planned 18 hours total closure of ... Read More

Ministry of Transport Sets Committee for Disbursement of N10bn

Henry Solomon- September 11, 2020

Ministry of Transportation has constituted a committee to draw up guidelines for the disbursement of the ten billion naira Federal Government palliative fund for road ... Read More

ITF Lauds FG’s Directive on Harmonising MDAs Skills Acquisition Programmes

Henry Solomon- September 1, 2020

The Industrial Training Fund (ITF) has commended the Federal Government on its directive to harmonise skills programmes implemented by Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs). The ... Read More

FG Sets Regulations, Performance Simulation Flight Ahead of Reopening of Airports

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

Ahead of the reopening of the aviation sector in Nigeria, Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika and other members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) ... Read More

FG Congratulates Media Mogul, Mo Abudu Over Netflix Deal

Henry Solomon- June 12, 2020

The Federal Government has congratulated media entrepreneur and filmmaker Mo Abudu over her partnership with leading global streaming service Netflix to create two original series ... Read More

Rice Production Hits 35m Bags per Annum -FG

Henry Solomon- May 29, 2020

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed says, with over 34 integrated rice mills and clusters, Nigeria currently produces 150,000 bags of rice ... Read More

COVID-19: FG Seeks National Assembly approval for N500bn Intervention Fund

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, on Saturday met with the leadership of the National Assembly to intimate it on an ... Read More

COVID-19: RTEAN Seeks FG’s Help on Provision of Detective Kits, Sanitisers in Parks

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2020

 The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), has urged the Federal Government to come to the aid of the union by deploying detective kits ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria May Review 2020 Budget – FG

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the outbreak of Covid-19 has negatively impacted Nigeria’s oil revenue, saying a mid-term review ... Read More

Mambilla Power Project Will Change Fortunes of Taraba –Minister

Henry Solomon- October 29, 2019

The Minister of Power, Mr Sale Mamman says the actualisation of the 3,050 Mega Watts(MW) Mambilla hydropower project in Taraba will have direct impact on the ... Read More

FG, Labour Talks on Minimum Wage to Continue Wednesday

Henry Solomon- October 15, 2019

Talks between the federal government and organised labour over the consequential adjustment in salary for implementation of the minimum wage and how it affects all grades ... Read More

FG Presents `Certificate of Discharge’ to Transcorp

Henry Solomon- October 14, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, presented Certificate of Discharge to Transnational Corporation of Nigeria (Transcorp). A certificate of discharge ... Read More

We Have Concluded Designs for Return of Tolls–Fashola

Henry Solomon- October 2, 2019

The Federal Government has concluded designs for the return of toll plazas on Federal roads, Minister of Works and Housing Babatunde Fashola has said. Fashola ... Read More

$9.6bn UK Judgment Would be Set Aside – FG

Henry Solomon- September 27, 2019

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed has expressed optimism that the entire arbitration decisions and judgment debt of $9.6 billion against Nigeria ... Read More

FG to Provide 10 More Coaches by November – Amaechi

Henry Solomon- September 24, 2019

The Minister of Transportation, Mr Rotimi Amaechi, says 10 more coaches will be provided by November to address the upsurge of passengers at railway stations ... Read More

BSPR Awaits FG Approval for Report on Reform of Government Agencies – Arabi

Henry Solomon- September 4, 2019

Bureau of Public Service Reforms (BPSR) is awaiting the approval of the Federal Government for the full implementation of the Steve Oronsaye report on reform ... Read More

FG to Prosecute SIPs Saboteurs -Uwais

Henry Solomon- August 25, 2019

Mrs Maryam Uwais, Special Adviser to the President on Social Investments, says the Federal Government will prosecute saboteurs of its Social Investment Programmes(SIPs). Uwais gave ... Read More