Tag Archives: Nigerians

FG Begins Payment Of Monthly Stipend To Vulnerable Nigerians In Kaduna

Mr Hassan Mahmud   The Federal Government has commenced the payment of N5,000 monthly stipend to at least 10,000 poorest and vulnerable persons in Kaduna State. Commissioner for Rural and Community Development in the state, Mr Hassan Mahmud, announced this

Most Nigerians Who Pay Tax Are Low Income Earners – Adeosun

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun has given the importance of the Voluntary Asset and Income Declaration Scheme (VAIDS) by the Federal Government saying most Nigerians who pay their tax are low-income earners. The Finance Minister said those who pay

Stop Lying To Nigerians, Fayose Tells FG

FILE PHOTO Governor Ayodele Fayose has taken a swipe at the Federal Government over what he perceives as lies being told to Nigerians in the case involving over 50 students who disappeared from the Government Girls Science Technical College in Dapchi, Bursari

No Cause For Alarm, Our Country Is In Safe Hands – Lai Mohammed Tells Nigerians

Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed The Minister of Information and Culture, Mr Lai Mohammed, has said that there is no cause for alarm as Nigeria is in safe and competent hands with President Muhammadu Buhari piloting the

Edo State Tops List In FG’s Evacuation Of 2091 Nigerians From Libya

Nigerians returning from Libya arrive Port Harcourt Airport on Tuesday February 13, 2018. Adebayo (the deceased returnee is seen here backed by NEMA official upon arrival at the airport. The Federal Government has evacuated a total of 2,091 Nigerians from

We’ve Seen Too Much Blood! Nigerians Lament Killings After Zamfara Attack

File photo of a woman crying after an attack on Adamawa community by gunmen.   The social media on Friday went agog after gunmen attacked Birane village, Zurmi Local Government Area of Zamfara State killing 18 residents in the process.

TRENDING: Nigerians Call Out Okorocha After Zuma’s Resignation

Statue of Former South African President, Jacob Zuma, at the Heroes Square in Imo state. Days after South Africa’s, Jacob Zuma resigned as president, Nigerians have called out the Imo State Governor, Rochas Okorocha, over a statue of the former

NNPC Asks Oil Marketers To Make Life Easy For Nigerians

File photo: Maikanti Baru   The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has called on petroleum products marketers to make life easy for Nigerians. NNPC Group Managing Director, Dr Maikanti Baru, who said this on Wednesday in Abuja, asked the marketers

No Nigeria Without Nigerians, US Envoy Tells FG

File photo: Stuart Symington   The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington, has asked the Federal Government to be very conscious that there is no Nigeria without Nigerians. Mr Symington said this on Tuesday in Abuja when he visited

Nigerians Should Expect To See End Of Boko Haram – Army  

A section of senior Army Officers at a press briefing in February 2018.   The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant-General Tukur Buratai on Wednesday said Nigerians should keep faith with the various effort of the military and keep their fingers

Soyinka Asks Nigerians To Resist Armed Herdsmen Invasion

Professor Wole Soyinka   Nobel laureate, Professor Wole Soyinka on Tuesday called on relevant authorities to check the wave of attacks being perpetrated by armed herdsmen across the country. Professor Soyinka told journalists in Lagos that the phenomenon of herdsmen

FG Evacuates 136 More Nigerians From Libya

Nigerians arriving Port Harcourt International Airport on Tuesday, February 13, 2018. Another batch of 136 Nigerians stranded in Libya on Tuesday arrived the Port Harcourt International Airport. The aircraft conveying the returnees touched down at the airport 1:10 a.m. on

Nigerians React As Benue Govt, Police Trade Blames Over Killings

The friction between the Benue State Government and the Nigeria Police Force took a dramatic twist on Tuesday. This was when the Police Public Relations Officer, Mr Jimoh Moshood and Chief Press Secretary to Benue State Governor, Mr Terver Akase appeared

Buhari Signs Executive Order To Boost Local Contents, Empower Qualified Nigerians

President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday in Abuja signed Executive Order 5 to improve local content in public procurement with science, engineering and technology components. This was made known in a statement signed by the Senior Special Assistant to the President