Tag: Federal Government

NASU issues 14-Day Strike notice to FG
NASU issues 14-Day Strike notice to FG

Students of government-owned universities in Nigeria may have to stay at home much longer even if the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, decides to call off its strike. This is because the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions has given the Federal Government fourteen days to meet their demands or its members would go…

Invictus Obi forfeits N235.5M Naira to FG
Invictus Obi forfeits N235.5M Naira to FG

Young Nigerian businessman, OBINWANNE OKEKE, who was arrested in the United States for alleged email fraud, has lost two hundred and thirty-five point five million naira to the Federal Government. A Federal High Court in Lagos ordered the final forfeiture of the money kept in a bank account allegedly linked to OKEKE, who is popularly known as…

FG Kicks against new Ecological Fund Bill
FG Kicks against new Ecological Fund Bill

The Federal Government has kicked against a bill in the House of Representatives that seeks to regulate the Ecological Fund. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, BOSS MUSTAPHA, said the proposed law would take away the powers of the President over the Ecological Fund. MUSTAPHA made the position of the government known in a document he…

FG signs petrol import deal with Niger
FG signs petrol import deal with Niger

The Federal Government has signed a deal for the importation and storage of petroleum products from Niger Republic. The petrol import is meant to come from a fifteen-thousand-barrel excess production by Soraz Refinery in Niger Republics, which has the capacity to produce twenty thousand barrels per day. However; Niger Republic’s total domestic petrol requirement is about five…

FG faults CNN investigative report on shooting of EndSARS protesters
FG faults CNN investigative report on shooting of EndSARS protesters

The Federal Government has faulted the investigative report by the Cable News Network, CNN, on the shooting of EndSARS protesters at the Lekki Tollgate in Lagos. In the investigative report released during the week, the CNN said it used advanced technology to analyze images and videos linked to the Lekki shooting and verified them to be real.…

FG shares N66.5B to 35 States for Covid-19
FG shares N66.5B to 35 States for Covid-19

The Federal Government has shared the sum of sixty-six point five billion naira to thirty-five states across the country in support of their operations to check the Covid-19 pandemic. Each of the thirty-five states received the total sum of one point nine billion naira, while Rivers State was excluded from the distribution of the money. The money…

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