Tag Archives: FEDERAL GOVERNMENT

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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FG file fresh charges against Justice Ademola

The federal government has filed an appeal against the decision of a federal high court in Abuja that exonerated Adeniyi Ademola, a judge; Olabowale, his wife and John Agi, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN). Ademola is accused of receiving ...

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ASUU urges FG to pay federal varsities N128bn arears

Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), has urged the Federal Government to pay the outstanding arrears of its members not later than July, 2017. The ASUU National President, Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi, stated this during a news conference at the University ...

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NCAA fines airline N9.5 million for violating Nigerian airspace

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA, has imposed a fine of N9.5 million on a non-schedule airline for operating in the country without flight clearance. The NCAA spokesman, Sam Adurogboye, said in a statement on Sunday that the Letter of ...

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FG lifts ban on Kaduna to Abuja helicopter shuttles

The Federal Government has lifted the ban placed on commercial helicopters shuttling between Abuja and Kaduna. Babagana Monguno, the national security adviser (NSA), had directed regulatory agencies not to allow commercial helicopters to use the Abuja airspace. He stated that ...

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FG finally releases three-year economic recovery plan

The Federal Government has released the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP) which unveils a road map for Nigeria’s economic recovery growth and sustainable development. James Akpnadem, Media Adviser to Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, the Minister of Budget and National Planning, ...

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FG commissions 100-unit housing estate in Imo, promises more

The Federal Government, through the Federal Mortgage Bank of Nigeria, has successfully completed a 100-unit housing estate in Imo State under the Ministerial Pilot Housing Project of the Ministry of Power, Works and Hosing. The Minister of State for Power, ...

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FG appoints new directors for NCAA

The Federal Government on Monday approved the appointment of five new directors and one General Manager for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, NCAA. The NCAA made the announcement in a statement issued by its General Manager, Public Affairs, Sam Adurogboye, ...

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