News - Federal Government

BBOG Threatens To Sue Police

1 hour ago /
Nation 

The Bring Back Our Girls advocacy group has  threatened to sue the Nigerian Police over what it described as a willful breaking of law with impunity.

FG Orders Probe Of National Assembly Invasion

12 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has expressed shock at the invasion of the National Assembly and the subsequent snatching of the Senate mace by thugs on Wednesday. 

Rivers Government To Sue FG Over Black Soot

12 hours ago /
Health  Nation 

The Rivers state government says it will sue the Federal government and oil companies operating in the state, for the environmental and health hazards suffered as a result of the continued pollution caused by refineries and activities of the military.

Senate: Mace Carted Away

1 day ago /
Nation 

There was drama in the Nigerian Senate on Wednesday as thugs said to be working for embattled Delta State Central Senator , Ovie Omo-Agege, invaded the National Assembly and made away with the mace, the symbol of authority of the Senate.

House Of Representatives Asks Federal Government To Be Proactive In The Rescue Of Abducted Chibok, Dapchi Girls

2 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s House of Representatives has urged the Federal Government to urgently conclude negotiations and secure the release of the remaining abducted Chibok schoolgirls as well as the Dapchi girl still in Boko Haram’s custody.

SGF Meets Ministers Over Health Workers Strike

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, on Tuesday, held a high level meeting with three ministers in an effort to avert the nationwide strike by health workers.

Biafra Agitation: Igbo Monarch Alerts FG On Regrouping Of Youths In Abia, Ebonyi

2 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government and security agencies have been urged to intervene promptly as some youth groups in Abia and Ebonyi states are regrouping in the name of fighting for the Igbos and Biafra.

PDP Demands Inquest Into Shiite/Security Clash In Abuja

3 days ago /
Nation  Security 

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has demanded an immediate inquest into the violent clash between security forces and members of the Shiite movement, in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja on Monday.

Osinbajo Pledges Government Support For Innovations

3 days ago /
Nation 

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo says the Federal Government will continue to encourage young Nigerians whose innovation is for the common good of the people.

FG Says It Is Set To Release More Looters List

3 days ago /
Nation 

The Federal government says no amount of pressure and threats of litigation will prevent it from releasing more names of alleged looters of public treasury.

River East Senatorial District Endorses Gov. Wike As Sole Candidate

3 days ago /
Politics 

The people of Rivers south east senatorial district on Saturday, passed a resolution endorsing Governor Nyesom Wike as their sole governorship candidate in the 2019 general elections.

House Of Representatives To Reform National Housing Fund

3 days ago /
Nation 

To minimize the difficulties being encountered by civil servants in accessing fund to build their own houses, the House of representatives is set to reform the National housing fund.

Osinbajo Launches Abia Tele Health Initiative

5 days ago /
Health 

Nigeria’s Vice President, Yemi Osibajo,  has officially launched the Abia State Tele Health Initiative, geared towards providing affordable healthcare for the people.

Buhari Assures Parents Of Abducted Chibok Girls Of Their Safe Return

5 days ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari  has assured the parents of the schoolgirls that were abducted from Government Girls' Secondary School , Chibok, Borno State, that “their daughters will never be forgotten or abandoned to their fate,  four long years after they were taken away by terrorists.’’

Whistle Blower Policy: FG Recovers Over N8bn

5 days ago /
Nation 

Over eight billion Naira has been recovered since the introduction of the Whistle Blower Policy.

Absence Of Prosecution Witness Stalls Trial Of Media Magnate, Dokpesi

6 days ago /
Nation 

The trial of media magnate, Raymond Dokpesi and his company, DAAR Investment and Holdings Limited has been stalled due to the inability of the prosecution to produce the next witness.

Federal Govt. Urged To Increase Support For MSMEs

6 days ago /
Nation 

Operators of micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMSE's) in Anambra state southeast Nigeria want the federal Government to provide more financial and infrastructural support to aide growth of the nation’s economy.

Postal Service Reform: F.G To Introduce 5 New Companies

1 week ago /
Nation 

The federal government is to introduce five new companies into the operations of the Nigerian postal service (NIPOST), as part of efforts to boost the efficiency of the agency.

Wike Urges NASS To Override President Buhari’s Withholding Of Accent To Electoral Act

1 week ago /
Nation 

Rivers state governor Nyesom Wike has called on Nigerians to prevail on the national assembly to override president Muhammadu Buhari’s veto of the 2010 electoral act amendment bill to guarantee free, fair and credible electoral system in the country.

Saraki To Know Fate July 6 At Supreme Court

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Senate President, Bukuola Saraki, has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss the 18-count charge of false assets declaration brought against him by the Federal Government.


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