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FULL DETAILS: What each state got as FG releases another tranche of Paris Club refund

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A statement from the ministry of finance revealed that a second tranche of Paris Club refund has been given to states by the federal government. In the breakdown given, it was said that the payments, which totalled N243,795,465,195.20 were made ...

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AGF: FG will publish the names of suspected looters, but…

The federal government has promised to make public the list of suspected treasury looters. Abubakar Malami, attorney-general of the federation (AGF), made the promise while speaking with state house correspondents on Wednesday. But he said that would only happen after the ...

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FG releases N54b outstanding pension liabilities

The Federal Government has released N54 billion for the settlement of inherited and current liabilities to retirees on the platform of the Contributory Pension Scheme. The presidential spokesman, Malam Garba Shehu, disclosed this when he featured on an interactive radio ...

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FG declares Monday May 29 public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 29th May 2017 as Public Holiday to celebrate the 2017 Democracy Day. Making the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. (Rtd) Abdulrahman Bello Dambazau, congratulated Nigerians for ...

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Ajaokuta steel reaches 98% completion, to provide 500,000 jobs

The first phase of Ajaokuta Steel Company will provide 500,000 upstream and downstream employment when it becomes operational. Mr Isah Onobere, the Sole Administrator of the company, told journalists on Friday that the first phase of the plant would also ...

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FG approves N54bn for road linking Akwa Ibom, Cross River

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) on Wednesday approved N54 billion for the reconstruction of Odukpani Itu-Ikot Ekpene road linking Akwa Ibom and Cross River states. The Ministers of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Babatunde Fashola, disclosed this at the end ...

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FG assures Nigerian workers of speedy passage of new minimum wage

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja assured Nigerian workers of speedy passage of the new National Minimum Wage. President Muhammadu Buhari said this in a message to workers on the occasion marking the 2017 May Day Rally with the ...

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Association of DisCos beg FG for N100bn to resolve electricity hiccups

The Association of Electricity Distribution Companies (ANED) has appealed to the Federal Government to provide the N100 billion subsidy it promised after private investors took over the power sector utilities on November 1, 2013. ANED, in a statement by its ...

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Senator forfeits Lagos skyscraper to FG

Peter Nwaoboshi, a Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) senator representing Delta north senatorial district, lost temporarily his 12-storey building at 27 Marine Road Apapa to the federal government. The forfeiture order was given by Abdulaziz Anka, a judge at the federal ...

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Nigerian Mining Society urges FG to concession Ajaokuta steel

The Nigerian Mining and Geosciences Society on Sunday advised the Federal Government to concession the Ajaokuta Steel Company to a competent private operator. Prof. Gbenga Okunlola, the President of the society, gave the advice in an interview with newsmen in ...

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