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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 […]

FG Takes over Troubled Arik

FG Takes over Troubled Arik

After months of uncertainty over the fate of Nigeria’s largest carrier, the federal government yesterday finally took over the management of Arik Air, stating that the decision had become necessary to save the distressed airline, which it said was “too important to fail”. A statement by the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria (AMCON), which obtained […]

FG Releases N375m For Feeding Of 700,000 Pupils In Five States

FG Releases N375m For Feeding Of 700,000 Pupils In Five States

The federal government has said so far, it has released over N375 million in five states for the implementation of its school feeding programme. The Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity to the Vice-President, Laolu Akande, made this known in a statement issued in Abuja yesterday. Akande said the release of the amount was […]

FG Removes 50,000 Ghost Workers From Payroll

FG Removes 50,000 Ghost Workers From Payroll

To rid the public service of corruption, the Federal Government has identified 50,000 ghost workers in a move that saved the country N200 billion. Government’s action ensured that the N13 billion taken monthly from the payroll between February and December 2016 was saved. Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity, Garba Shehu, […]

Super Falcons Protest Unpaid Salaries

Super Falcons Protest Unpaid Salaries

Players and officials of the victorious Super Falcons arrived in Lagos yesterday from Cameroun, where they defeated the Lionesses to win their 10th African Women Nations Cup title. The players were received at the Murtala Muhammad Airport by the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) President, Amaju Pinnick and other board members, including Alhaji Ibrahim Gusau. Amaju […]

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