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FG To Commission More Fertilizer Plants

FG To Commission More Fertilizer Plants

The Federal Government is to revive 12 moribund fertiliser blending plants to bring to 23 the total number of plants that will partake in 2018 Presidential Fertilizer Initiative (PFI). The Minister of Information and Culture Alhaji Lai Mohammed who disclosed this at a media briefing in Lagos said 11 moribund plants with a combined capacity […]

FG Sets Up Panel To Probe 110 Dapchi Girls Abduction

FG Sets Up Panel To Probe 110 Dapchi Girls Abduction

The Federal Government has set up a 12-member committee to unravel the circumstances surrounding the abduction of 110 pupils of the Government Girls Science and Technical College in Dapchi, Yobe State, on February 19. The committee was convened by the National Security Adviser, Maj. Gen. Babagana Monguno (retd.), according to a statement on Tuesday by […]

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 […]

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