News - Federal Government

FG Takes Delivery Of Rail Wagons From China

12 hours ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has received 18 units of an open wagon from China that will run on the existing rail narrow gauge line.

 

Donald Duke Advocates Electronic Voting

1 day ago /

The former governor of cross river state and social democratic party's presidential candidate, Donald Duke says Nigeria needs to embrace electronic voting. He said a lot of unnecessary expense and delay will be avoided if modern technology is applied to the country’s electoral process.

Pan African Women Projects Blames Late Funding For Postponement Of Elections

1 day ago /
Politics 

An international observer group for the 2019 general elections in Nigeria, Pan African Women Projects says the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, was not funded on time to enable it to carry out its logistics responsibility.

FG Re-Opens Borders

2 days ago /

The federal government has ordered the reopening of all land borders earlier closed due to the postponement of the elections earlier scheduled for February 16th. 2019.

Election Postponement: Clergymen Call For Calm

2 days ago /

Clergymen and residents of Umuahia the Abia state capital say they were still in shock over the postponement of the elections, lamenting that the shift disrupted their programmes and business plans.

SERAP Blames PDP, APC Governments, NASS For Polls Fiasco

2 days ago /
Nation 

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has asked Nigerians to blame successive governments since 1999 and the National Assembly responsible for the postponement of Saturday’s presidential election.

NEPAD Empowerment 450 Women, Youths In Imo

4 days ago /
Nation 

The federal government says it will continue to accord priority to policies geared towards fighting poverty and hunger especially among those living at the grassroots.

The Two Tales Of President Buhari’s Address

4 days ago /
Nation 

Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari, has reiterated his commitment to conducting free and fair elections.

FG Closes All Land Border

5 days ago /

The federal government has directed the closure of all land borders effective from 12 noon Friday 15th February to 12 noon Sunday 17th February 2019.

Academics Defend GMO Cowpea

5 days ago /

Biotechnology experts have raised concerns over what they describe as consistent propaganda against the recent unveiling of homegrown genetically modified cowpea by the federal government.

PDP Accuses FG Of Plot To Manipulate Polls

5 days ago /

The Peoples Democratic Party has raised concerns about possible manipulation of the forthcoming presidential and national assembly elections.

Babachir Lawal Granted Bail

6 days ago /

The immediate past Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and three others have been granted bail by an FCT high court on N50million each with one surety in like sum.

FG Warns Against Threats To Internal Security

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Federal Government has warned against any forms of threats to internal security before, during, and after the general elections.

Buhari Vows To Honour 2015 Electoral Promises

1 week ago /
Nation 

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated the commitment of his administration to fulfill the promises he made to Nigerians in 2015 when voted into power, which is to improve on security, economy and the fight against corruption.

Farmers/Herders Crisis: FG Receives Investigative Report

1 week ago /
Nation 

The Minister of Defence, Mansur Dan-Ali, says the Federal Government is keen on finding a lasting solution to the farmers-herders crisis which has taken on a deadly dimension in some parts of the country.

Road Users Call For Speedy Completion Of Lagos-Badagry Expressway

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigerians plying the Lagos-Badagry-Seme expressway are calling on the Federal Government to expedite action on the reconstruction of the road, which they said is affecting the socio-economic activities of the area.

Tinubu Defends FG’s Social Intervention Programme

1 week ago /
Nation 

The former governor of Lagos state and leader of the All Progressives Congress, Bola Tinubu has defended the social intervention Programme of the federal government-trader moni, saying it is to enhance the living standard of traders in the country.

PDP Condemns Shutdown Of FCT Venue For Its Rally

1 week ago /
Nation  Politics 

The Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has accused the federal government of deliberately assaulting its presidential candidate and former vice president, Atiku Abubakar by shutting down the Abuja venue of his planned rally.

Jonathan Asks Court To Set Aside Forfeiture Order

1 week ago /
Nation 

Nigeria's former first lady Patience Jonathan has asked a federal high court sitting in Kano to set aside it's earlier order of forfeiture to the government the sum of over one billion Naira belonging to her company magel resort limited.

ASUU Distinguishes N700B TerFund Releases From Revitalisation Fund

1 week ago /
Education  Nation 

The Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, says it is not sure of the exact time it will be meeting with the federal government on Thursday as promised, as it is yet to conclude consultations with members over latest government's offer.


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