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Minimum wage: PENGASSAN tells FG, states to resolve issues

Pengassan The Petroleum and Natural Gas Senior Staff Association of Nigeria (PENGASSAN) has urged the Federal, state governments and the organised private sector to resolve the differences in the ongoing negotiation for a new national minimum wage. The National President

Don’t float $2.8bn Eurobond, Ezekwesili tells FG

Dr Oby Ezekwesili A former Vice-President (Africa) of World Bank, Dr. Oby Ezekwesili, has advised the Federal Government to suspend its plan to raise 2.8 billion dollars in Eurobond to fund the 2018 budget. Ezekwesili, who was a former Minister

FG Condemns Killing Of Second Aid Worker By Boko Haram

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed   The Federal Government has condemned the killing of another aid worker by a faction of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Islamic State West Africa Province (ISWAP). In a statement issued in London

2019: FG to invest more on health, education — Minister

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole The Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has assured Nigerians that the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration would invest more on health and education in 2019. The Minister gave the assurance in a statement issued

Red Cross begs FG to secure release of 2 abducted health workers by Boko Haram

Boko Haram members The Red Cross on Sunday appealed to Nigeria Government and to communities and individuals with influence to secure the release of two abducted health workers, as a deadline set by Boko Haram to kill them approached. The

BREAKING: FG Bans 50 Prominent Nigerians From Travelling Abroad

President Muhammadu Buhari (file)   The Federal Government has banned 50 high-profile Nigerians from travelling abroad following the implementation of the Executive Order 6 signed by President Muhammadu Buhari. In a statement issued on Saturday, the Senior Special Assistant to

Minimum Wage: Labour Faults FG, Insists Tripartite Committee Concluded Its Work

  The Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC), has faulted the claims of the Federal Government that it had not reached an agreement on the national minimum wage with the labour leaders. In a statement on Wednesday, jointly signed by the union

Criminal charges: Court permits FG to serve Ekweremadu through NASS

Ekweremadu The Federal High Court Abuja has granted the Federal Government permission to serve criminal charges on Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu through the Clerk of the National Assembly. Justice Binta Nyako gave the order on Wednesday following a complaint

CCT: FG disburses N2bn to indigent people in Kwara

Governor Abdulfatah Ahmed of Kwara state. Federal Government says it has disbursed about N2 billion to more than 14, 000 poor people in Kwara since 2016 under its National Cash Transfer (CCT) programme. Hajia Aminah Yahaya, the Unit Head of

FG has put in so much in MSMEs project – Imoukhuede

Afolabi Imoukhuede Afolabi Imoukhuede, is the Senior Special Assistant to Vice President on Job Creation and Youth Employment. He spoke with Fatima Binta Muktar on some of the efforts made by the current leadership of the country to address MSME

FG Files Charges Against Ekweremadu, Akpan Over Assets Declaration

(File) Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu   The Federal Government has filed charges against the Deputy Senate President, Ike Ekweremadu, and the Senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial District, Bassey Akpan. The Senators are being charged for alleged offences bordering

No Agreement Yet On New Minimum Wage – FG

The Federal Government has denied reaching an agreement with the leaders of the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) on the new minimum wage. The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, disclosed this on Wednesday after the Federal Executive Council (FEC)

APC Rep. candidate pledges to attract more FG presence in constituency

APC Mr Bello Suleiman, the winner of the APC primary election for Isa/Sabon-Birni Federal Constituency in Sokoto State, has pledged to attract more Federal Government attention to the constituency. Speaking to newsmen in Sokoto on Tuesday, Suleiman said the area

Social Investment Programme: FG Has Disbursed N15bn To Over 300,000 Nigerians – Osinbajo

 Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Monday said the Federal Government has spent the sum of N15 billion to give interest-free loans to over 300,000 artisans, traders and farmers across the country. The Vice President said this at the 9th