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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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Super Falcons Grab N4.88m Each, Federal Govt. Releases Fund To NFF

Federal Government of Nigeria has fulfilled its promise to pay Super Falcon players and their officials their entitlement accruing to them before and during their 2016 Women’s Africa Cup of Nations by lodging the needed fund into the NFF bank account on

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We’re not responsible for your woes, FG tells Nigerians

The Federal Government on Thursday said the present administration was not responsible for the hardship currently being experienced by Nigerians. The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udo Udoma, said this while answering reporters’ questions after the last meeting

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After Aljazirah’s unrelenting investigations, FG finally pays arrears to pensioners

By Amina Isah, Abuja After an elaborate investigation by Aljazirahnews reporters detailing the refusal of the authorities to release a 12 months’ salary arrears owed many federal pensioners despite their plaintive pleas, the funds have finally been released to the

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FG approves 8 new universities

The federal government has approved the establishment of eight new private universities. Anthony Anwuka, minister of state for education, disclosed this while addressing state house correspondents at the end of Wednesday’s federal executive council (FEC). Anwuka said the ministry of

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Despite delay for members, pensioners union leaders laud payment of arrears

The Nigeria Union of Pensioners has commended the Federal Government for the payment of 12 months arrears of 33 per cent pension increase to civilian pensioners in the country. This is despite outcry by many federal pensioners that they are

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