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FG To Revive Refineries By 2019 – Kachikwu

File photo   The Federal Government has revealed plans to resuscitate refineries in the country and return them to a fully functional condition by 2019. Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, said this on Wednesday in Abuja

20 Years After, FG Hands Over Marina Presidential Lodge To Lagos

The Federal Government on Tuesday completed the final handing over of the Presidential Lodge, Marina to the Lagos State Government about 20 years after the journey to actualise it commenced. Speaking at the handing over ceremony, held at the Conference

FG Begins Consultations On Farmers/Herdsmen Clashes

Caption: Vice President Professor Yemi Osinbajo; Emir of Kano, Sanusi Lamido Sanusi and other leaders during a meeting and consultation on Farmers/Herdsmen clashes at the state House, on Monday. Barely a week after the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo visited

2017 Budget: FG To Release Fresh N750billion

The Federal Government on Monday said the sum of N750billion would be released this week to Ministries, Departments and Agencies of government for implementation of capital projects contained in the 2017 budget. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun said

FG Directs Kachikwu To End Fuel Scarcity Before Weekend

file photo The Federal Government has directed the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr Ibe Kachikwu, to end the fuel queues in the country by the end of this week. The directive was issued on Wednesday during the Federal

2,778 Nigerians Identified, To Be Repatriated Soon – FG

Senior Special Assistant on Foreign Affairs and Diaspora, Abike Dabiri at Murtala Mohammed Airport to receive returnees. The Federal Government has confirmed that about 2,778 registered Nigerians are in accessible detention camps and will be repatriated soon. The Ministry of

FG Will Ensure Adequate Security In FCT – Lai Mohammed

File photo: Lai Mohammed   The Federal Government has assured residents in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and, indeed other, parts of the country that their security remains a top priority of President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration. Minister of Information and

SERAP Asks FG To Investigate Privatisation Corruption Allegations

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, (SERAP) has sent an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari requesting him to revisit allegations of corruption in the privatisation of public enterprises in Nigeria between 1999-2011. The group in a statement on Sunday said President

FG Declares Friday Public Holiday For Eid-El-Maulud

Minister of Interior, Abdulrahman Dambazau The Federal Government has declared Friday as a public holiday for the Eid-El-Maulud celebrations. This was contained in a statement by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Abubakar Magaji, on Wednesday. The statement

Minimum Wage: Wike Asks FG To Allow States Work Out Own Formular

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike handing over a souvenir to the chairman of Nigeria Union of Teachers (NUT) Rivers State Wing, Comrade Nkpogone Dumnaatah Lucky at the Government House Port Harcourt on Wednesday The Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike

FG targets 15m jobs

Adeniyi Olugbemi, Sokoto  The Federal Government is targeting no fewer than 15 million jobs for unemployed youths by 2020. This was disclosed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President on Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (Industrialisation), Sani Yakubu, during

Niger Delta Avengers Cancels Ceasefire With FG

The Niger Delta Avengers has called off its ceasefire with the Federal Government, more than a year after it announced an end to attacks on oil installations and facilities in Nigeria’s oil-rich region. Spokesperson of the militant group Murdoch Agbinibo

Why FG Is Recruiting Niger Delta Youths To Monitor Pipelines – Minister

Niger Delta Affairs Minister, Usani Uguru   The Federal Government has explained the rationale behind its decision to engage 10,000 youths to monitor pipelines across the country. The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Mr Usani Uguri, during an appearance on Channels