Tag Archives: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

Buhari releases $55.5 million for revitalisation of 109 primary healthcare centres

President Muhammadu Buhari has released $55.5 million to the 36 states and the federal capital territory (FCT) for women healthcare project. Each of the states and FCT would get $1.5 million. The women quality healthcare initiative is on the platform ...

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FG awards contract for Second Niger Bridge at N14.4bn

The Federal Government has awarded contract for early works on the Second Niger Bridge and emergency repairs at the Tamburawa Bridge in Kano State at a total cost of N16.3 billion. Mr Mohammed  Abdullahi, the Assistant Director of Information in ...

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Avengers set to resume hostilities; declares “Operations Walls Of Jericho” and “Hurricane Joshua” on FG

The Niger Delta Avengers, on Friday signified its intention to resume hostilities, as the group declared “Operations Walls of Jericho and Hurricane Joshua”. In a statement by the spokesman for the group, Brigadier General Mudoch Agbinibo, published on its website, ...

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FG saved over N200 billion in 2016 by getting rid of 50,000 ghost workers

The federal government’s payroll has been rid of 50,000 ghost workers, saving the country of over N200 billion in 2016. Garba Shehu, senior special assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on media and publicity, disclosed this on Tuesday at an interactive ...

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APC-led Federal Government is committed to delivering change

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that the Federal Government is committed to enthroning the promised change in the country. Malam Bolaji Abdullahi, the party´s National Publicity Secretary, said this on Saturday in Abuja in the party´s Christmas message ...

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FG launches N13bn mortgage scheme

The Federal Government on Friday launched a N13 billion Federal Civil Servants Mortgage Refinancing Scheme to benefit 5,635 federal civil servants. The Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, said at the launch in Abuja that the scheme was in line ...

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FG declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government of Nigeria has declared Monday, December 12, as public holiday to mark the Muslim festival of Eid-El-Maulud, to celebrate the birth of Prophet Mohammed. The Minister of Interior, Retired Lt.- Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the declaration on ...

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Senate probes Customs, FIRS for non-remittance of revenue

The Senate on Tuesday, constituted an adhoc committee to investigate Nigerian Customs Service, Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) and other revenue generating agencies of government over alleged non-remittance of billions in revenue. This followed a motion tagged “”Urgent Need to ...

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FG to launch new national airline

The minister of state for aviation, Hadira Sirika has disclosed that the federal government will be floating a new national carrier soon. In an effort to speed up the establishment of the new national airline, the federal government will appoint a ...

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Minister of Labour and Employment assures of enhanced protection at workplaces

The Honourable Minister of Labour and Employment Senator, Chris Nwabueze Ngige, has assured Nigerians of the commitment of the present administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to continue the protection of the Nigerian workforce, work efficiency and by extension productivity at ...

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