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FG handling ordeals of 500 Nigerians in Ghana

The Federal Government has spoken about to a viral video showing about 500 Nigerians being humiliated in Ghana. In that viral video some Nigerians were pleading for help after they were arrested and kept at the border area.n One of the Nigerians who narrated their ordeal in the video, said, “It’s a very terrible thing. Our situation here is very ...

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Kidnappings: APC urges FG to ensure tighter Security in schools

The ruling  All Progressives Congress (APC) has urged the Federal Government to ensure a tighter security around schools in order to curb kidnapping in the country. The statement was issued by Sen. John Akpanudoedehe, National Secretary of its Caretaker and Extra-ordinary Convention Planning Committee (CECPC)on Saturday. The party expressed happiness over  the release of the Kagara schools children, teachers and ...

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Group urges electorate to recall Lagos lawmaker

A group, Amuwo Odofin Stakeholders Consultative Forum (AOSCF), has called for immediate recall of the lawmaker representing the constituency in Lagos State House of Assembly. In a statement made available to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos, the group demanded the recall of Mrs Mojisola Alli-Macaulay over alleged “gross mis-representation” of her constituency at the assembly. The ...

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Protests: Ebonyi State gov urges FG to organise national conference

The Governor of Ebonyi State, David Umahi, has suggested the federal government organizes a national conference where issues observed in the ENDSARS protest will be addressed. He made this known on Saturday at the proposed site of the international airport in Ezza South local government area of the state after he had inspected two police stations in Abakiliki city capital ...

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COVID-19: Stop playing politics with directives, FG warns state Governors

The Federal Government has warned some state governors to stop playing politics with the directives concerning the coronavirus pandemic spreading across the country. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed issued this warning on Friday when he featured on Nigeria Television Authority (NTA) programme, Good Morning Nigeria”. He underscored the need for continued engagements with states and harmonisation ...

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PDP attacks gov Fayemi over FG’s cash transfer system

Ekiti State Chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party National New Media Group (PDP-NNMG) has faulted claims by the State Governor, Dr. Kayode Fayemi on cash transfer system. The party flayed  the Governor over his claim that 5,000 indigent citizens drawn from 16 council areas of Ekiti State received between N20,000 and N60,000 each on Tuesday, under the federal government. The ...

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Relgious Freedom: FG blames disgruntled politicians, opposition on US report

The Federal Government has kicked against the U.S report on alleged violation of religious freedom in Nigeria, accusing the country of attempting to sow seed of mistrust among the various religious groups in Nigeria. In a statement issued in Abuja on Sunday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, said the Federal Government rejected the U.S. designation of ...

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FG plans to establish unit to coordinate, monitor FEC policies, projects

The Federal Government has made the intimation to establish a “Delivery Unit” to coordinate the tracking and monitoring of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) approved policies, programmes and projects, in line with the priority areas of Government. Mr Babatunde Lawal, the Permanent Secretary, Cabinet Affairs office (CAO), Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (OSGF) disclosed this ...

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FG Loan: Governors not satisfied with N162m monthly deduction-Ahmed

State governors are not satisfied with the revised N162 million monthly repayment for the Federal Government’s budget support facility, the Minister of Finance, Hajia Zainab Ahmed, has disclosed. Ahmed briefed State House correspondents after the National Economic Council (NEC) meeting presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Tuesday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. She said that the ministry reported ...

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Gov’ship Poll: APC urges FG to withold N7bn VAT refund to Bayelsa govt

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has called on the Federal Government not to release N7 billion Value Added Tax (VAT) refund to Bayelsa Government. A statement by its Deputy National Publicity Secretary, Mr Yekini Nabena in Abuja on Thursday, said that this would prevent vote-buying before and during Nov. 16 governorship election in the state. He said that if the ...

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