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FG to commit N702B to solve poor power sector liquidity

As a first step towards solving the debilitating liquidity problem in the Power Sector, the Federal Government is committing up to N702 Billion to the Nigerian Bulk Electricity Trading (NBET) to enable it meet its payment obligations to Generation Companies

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FG to build gas industrial park valued at about $20bn in Niger Delta – Osinbajo

Following his consultations with stakeholders in the oil rich Niger Delta States, the Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said that a plan to establish a gas industrial park valued at about $20b in the region has begun. Tagged the Gas

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FG evacuates 41 Nigerian girls from Mali

Arrests 6 suspected human traffickersThe Federal Government on Monday evacuated 41 Nigerian girls who were trafficked to Mali for forced labour and sexual exploitation.The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that six  persons,  alledged to be  human traffickers, were also

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Ooni appeals to state governments over workers’ unpaid salaries

The Ooni of Ife, Oba Enitan Ogunwusi, Ojaja II, has decried state governments owing workers salaries running to several months , saying that it was not a good idea.   Ogunwusi told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) when some

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Fg begs SSANU, NASU, NAT to suspend strike

The Federal Government, has pleaded with the three striking non teaching staff unions in the universities that embarked on strike yesterday to suspend their action in the interest of the nation. The three University unions, the National Association of Academic

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FG to build, revive 360 dams, lakes

The Federal Government says it will construct no fewer than 10 lakes and dams each in the 36 states of the federation to boost irrigation farming in 2017. Chief Audu Ogbeh, the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, disclosed the

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FG redeploys 3 perm. secretaries

President Muhammadu Buhari on Wednesday  approved the  redeployment of three  Federal Permanent Secretaries. A statement by Haruna  Imrana ,Director of  Communications, Office of the Head of Civil Service of the Federation (OHCSF), said that the circular conveying the deployment was

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FG saves N200bn from 50,000 ghost workers in 2016 – Presidential aide

The Federal government says it has got rid of 50,000 ghost workers from its payroll and subsequently saving the country a huge amount of N200 billion. Malam Garba Shehu, the Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the President,

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Boko Haram escapees: FG calls for vigilance

The Federal Government has called for increased vigilance among Nigerians, as Boko Haram escapees seek to integrate themselves into communities, after being dispossessed of their Sambisa fortress. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, who made the call

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I did not sponsor protest against Federal Government – Wike

Gov. Nyesom Wike of Rivers says he did not sponsor anyone to protest against the Federal Government, He added that those who planned to protest in his favour must have taken a cue from those who protested against him in

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