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5m Pupils Get Free Meal In 19 states — Presidency

5m Pupils Get Free Meal In 19 states — Presidency

THE Presidency, yesterday, stated that over five million pupils in 28,249 schools in 19 states of the federation were currently being fed under the government’s National Homegrown School Feeding, NHGSF, programme. The states that have so far benefitted include Anambra, Enugu, Oyo, Osun, Ogun, Ebonyi, Zamfara, Delta, Abia, Benue, Plateau, Bauchi, Taraba, Kaduna, Akwa Ibom, […]

We Are Negotiating Release Of 113 Chibok Girls – FG

We Are Negotiating Release Of 113 Chibok Girls – FG

The Federal Government has said it was working behind the scenes to ensure the release of 113 Chibok girls. Political Adviser to Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, Mr Babafemi Ojudu, announced this during a protest by Bring Back Our Girls, BBOG, movement in Abuja, yesterday. “There are so many things we are doing; we have not […]

Federal Government Plans To Establish Special Schools for Married Women – Aisha Alhassan

Federal Government Plans To Establish Special Schools for Married Women – Aisha Alhassan

The Federal Government will establish special schools for women who abandoned school to get married, Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan, has said. “All women that married at early age will have the opportunity to continue with their education from their husbands houses. “The schools will be in two categories so as to avoid problems […]

FG Pays N375.8m To 20 Whistleblowers

FG Pays N375.8m To 20 Whistleblowers

The federal government wednesday confirmed that it had released N375,875,000 to the first batch of 20 providers of information under the Whistleblower Policy, culminating in the recovery of N11,635,000,000. Of the N375.8 million, the 20 whistleblowers were paid various amounts, the government stated. Under the Whistleblower Policy, anyone who provides information leading to the recovery […]

FG Begins Fresh Manhunt For Absconded Failed Banks’ Chiefs

FG Begins Fresh Manhunt For Absconded Failed Banks’ Chiefs

 The federal government Task Force on the Implementation of the Failed Banks Act has commenced an intensive search for bank executives who fled the country in the wake of their investigation and prosecution over fraudulent practices. The Nigeria Deposit Insurance Corporation (NDIC) confirmed wednesday that the task force had issued a notice to re-arrest for […]

21 Released Chibok Girls Return To School

21 Released Chibok Girls Return To School

The 21 Chibok schoolgirls released in October last year by Boko Haram militants have been placed in a secondary school to sit for their final exams, Daily Trust on Sunday has gathered. A total of 267 girls were kidnapped by gunmen in the middle of the night in a boarding school in Chibok in April […]

Nigeria Orders Developers In Niger Delta To Resume Work Within 30 Days

Nigeria Orders Developers In Niger Delta To Resume Work Within 30 Days

Nigeria has given contractors 30 days to resume delayed development projects in the Niger Delta oil region or face prosecution, the presidency said on Tuesday. The government has been trying to build new roads and launch other projects to drag the region out of poverty and create jobs, aiming to give local people alternatives to […]

Expression Of Interest For Bitumen To Commence By June- Fayemi

Expression Of Interest For Bitumen To Commence By June- Fayemi

Expression of interest by prospective investors in the country’s bitumen project would commence within the next three months, the Minister of Mines and Steel development, Dr Kayode Fayemi has disclosed. Speaking in Abeokuta, Ogun state Capital during his tour of mining sites in the state at the weekend, Dr Fayemi said government was working with […]

Court Sacks Senator, Demands Refund Of All Emoluments

Court Sacks Senator, Demands Refund Of All Emoluments

A federal high court in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, has sacked the senator representing Akwa Ibom North-East Senatorial district, Bassey Akpan, from the Nigerian Senate. The court in a judgment delivered on Monday ruled that Bassey Etim ( also known as BAFIL), and not Mr. Akpan, was the authentic candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, […]

One Meal Per Day Project About To Kick Start -FG

One Meal Per Day Project About To Kick Start -FG

The Federal Government has released N844, 360, 550 to seven states for the provision of at least one meal per day to students. Also, a total number of 11,775 cooks have been employed to prepare the meals in those states, while local farmers in the states are also the ones producing the food prepared and […]

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