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FG finalises plan to set up DBN with $1.3bn

The Federal Government  has  reached agreement with the World Bank Group and other development partners for the release of 1.3 billion dollars for the take-off of Development Bank of Nigeria. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun,  with the Governor

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FG distributes 4116 buses nationwide as palliatives

A total of 4,116 buses valued at N37 billion have been delivered to beneficiaries nationwide under the Federal Government’s Public Mass Transit Revolving Fund (PMTF) Scheme. The Managing Director of The Infrastructure Bank, Adekunle Oyinloye, stated this in a paper

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Assets sale: PENGASSAN threatens strike

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has threatened to go on strike if the Federal Government sells national assets. In a statement in Lagos, the union’s Public Relations’ Officer, Mr Emmanuel Ojugbana, advised the government

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Commissioner appeals to FG to refund N22bn spent on federal roads

The Enugu State Commissioner for Information, Dr Godwin Udeuhele, has appealed to the Federal Government to refund the N22 billion the state spent on rehabilitation of Federal roads Udeuhele told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Enugu on Saturday

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Mixed feelings as FG remains silent on controversial inflow of GMOs

[views] In this report, our correspondent takes a look at the unending controversies that continue to trail the surreptitious introduction of Genetically Modified Organism (GMOs) into the country and the government’s unwillingness to take a definite stand on the issue. 

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EDITORIAL- Pump price increase: NO to more infliction of suffering on Nigerians

Nobody needs a soothsayer to tell the world that any further pressure on Nigerians economically may spell doom for the President Muhammadu Buhari led government. Nigerians at present are undergoing one of the most trying times in the history of

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FG to free LGAs from state control soon

President Muhammadu Buhari says his administration will support a constitutional amendment to free local governments from the stranglehold of states and better the lot of Nigerians at the community level. This is contained in a statement issued by the Senior

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Buhari will not resign, FG replies PDP

Says PDP is shameless Press Release: CALL ON PRESIDENT BUHARI TO QUIT: FG CALLS PDP SHAMELESS IRRITANT The Federal Government has slammed the PDP for once again asking President Muhammadu Buhari to quit, calling the former ruling party ashameless irritant

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FG​ ​stops​ ​customers​ ​from​ ​buying​ ​transformers 

Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN (right), and Managing  Director/CEO of Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), Engr. Ernest Mupwaya, during a  courtesy call by the latter to the former, in Abuja.  The federal government has

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FG, Global outfit deploy $100m for educational support in North

[views] By Mariam Sanni, Abuja The Federal Government in partnership with Global Partnership for Education (GPE), has supported about 12, 179 schools with $100m grant as part of efforts to enhance quality and standard education in the north. The Minister

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