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UNDP/FG To Train Nigerian Youths On Entrepreneurship

UNDP/FG To Train Nigerian Youths On Entrepreneurship

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Samuel Bwalya has disclosed that the Agency in collaboration with the Federal Government has embarked on training millions of Nigerians. Bwalya made this disclosure on Saturday in Maiduguri at the end of a six-day entrepreneurships training programme that the agency would trains millions of Nigerians in entrepreneurial skills […]

FG Urges Restraint In Media Coverage Of Farmers – Herders’ Crisis

FG Urges Restraint In Media Coverage Of Farmers – Herders’ Crisis

The Federal Government has made a passionate appeal to the media and public commentators to exercise utmost restraint in their coverage of the fallouts of the recent farmers/herders’ clash in Benue State in order not to further inflame passion and worsen the situation. Also, the Presidency has alerted Nigerians about a fake Twitter handle purportedly […]

FG Declares Dec. 25th, 26th And 1st Jan. 2018 As Public holidays

FG Declares Dec. 25th, 26th And 1st Jan. 2018 As Public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday 25th, Tuesday 26th December 2017 and Monday 1st January 2018 as Public Holidays to mark Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year celebration. The Honourable Minister of Interior, General (Rtd) Abdulralman Bello Dambazau who made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, enjoined the Christian faithful and all Nigerians […]

FG Orders Kachikwu To End Fuel Scarcity

FG Orders Kachikwu To End Fuel Scarcity

The federal government Wednesday in Abuja, denied insinuations that the current fuel scarcity plaguing the country is a ploy to increase the pump price of petrol. The government also ordered the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, to ensure that the scarcity does not exceed this weekend. Making this disclosure while answering questions […]

FG’s Feeding Programme Boosts Enrolment —NISER

FG’s  Feeding Programme Boosts Enrolment —NISER

THE school Feeding Programme initiated by the Federal Government has impacted positively on school enrolment, attendance and retention across the country, thereby reducing school drop-outs to the barest minimum, a study from the Nigerian Institute of Social and Economic Research, NISER, Ibadan has revealed. This was the highlight of a presentation by the Social and […]

Osinbajo Inaugurates Presidential Committee On SDGs

Osinbajo Inaugurates Presidential Committee On SDGs

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has inaugurated the Presidential Council on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) which will provide policy direction for the implementation of the goals in Nigeria and ensure coherence at national and sub-national levels. Osinbajo, who inaugurated the council on Friday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, said that the council’s work will be crucial […]

FG Approves Concession Of Lagos, Abuja Airports

FG Approves Concession Of Lagos, Abuja Airports

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved the concession of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport and Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed yesterday. The vice-president made this disclosure at the quarterly parley of the government and private sector stakeholders organised by the Presidential Enabling Business Environment Committee (PEBEC), held at the Presidential Villa, […]

OFFICIAL: Asuu Commences Indefinite Strike

OFFICIAL: Asuu Commences Indefinite Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has commenced an indefinite strike across the nation, beginning Sunday August 13th, 2017. According to ASUU President, Biodun Ogunyemi, the lecturers took the decision to declare the strike after deliberations at its National Executive Council (NEC) meeting held at the University of Abuja during the weekend In a […]

FG To Regulate Commercial Use Of Drones

FG To Regulate Commercial Use Of Drones

The Federal Government on Monday expressed concern over the increased usage of drones by individuals and organisations for both commercial and private purposes. It stated that in order to check the dangers posed by such an act, it had commenced the formulation of regulations to address the development. Drones are unmanned aerial vehicles that are […]

FG Moves To Rehabilitate Enugu-Onitsha, Enugu-Port Harcourt express roads

FG Moves To Rehabilitate Enugu-Onitsha, Enugu-Port Harcourt express roads

RELIEF appears on the way for motorists and commuters plying the Enugu-Onitsha and Enugu-Port Harcourt express roads, as the Federal Government has mobilized contractors to return to sites to rehabilitate the roads that have been death traps for some times. Work on the Enugu-Onitsha highway was abandoned over 10 years ago. It will be recalled […]

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