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Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony

Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony

Kogi does not belong to you - Community leader tells Gov Bello, warns him against establishing cattle colony
Buhari’s government is restoring the lost glory of Nigeria - Kalu

Buhari’s government is restoring the lost glory of Nigeria - Kalu

Former governor of Abia state and chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Orji Kalu on Monday, January 1, described President Muhammadu Buhari as a selfless leader who is passionate about the welfare of Nigerians.

Buhari’s government is restoring the lost glory of Nigeria - Kalu
Jubilation as Nigeria tops list of World Bank 2017 PPP ranking

Jubilation as Nigeria tops list of World Bank 2017 PPP ranking

The acting director general, ICRC, Izuwah said that the report made specific recommendations to improve disclosure in Nigeria by creating an enhanced framework for the scheme, applicable to all Federal Government PPP contracts.

Jubilation as Nigeria tops list of World Bank 2017 PPP ranking
Journalist reveals what Nigeria will look like in 2018 (Opinion)

Journalist reveals what Nigeria will look like in 2018 (Opinion)

To continue hoping against hope for the hurriedly-promised change is to set oneself up for heartbreak at the end of the new year. In 2018, Nigerians can succeed — but they will have to do it without their government!

Journalist reveals what Nigeria will look like in 2018 (Opinion)
DPR seals over 62 stations, arrests 7 in Enugu

DPR seals over 62 stations, arrests 7 in Enugu

Through the Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR), the Nigerian federal government has sealed over 62 petrol stations across the country varying acts of malpractices, including selling petrol above N145 official price.

DPR seals over 62 stations, arrests 7 in Enugu
Just In: NEITI releases audit report, says NNPC must account for N5.15 trillion

Just In: NEITI releases audit report, says NNPC must account for N5.15 trillion

The report showed that total outstanding revenue from the sector as at 2015 stood at about $3.7 billion and N80 billion, with losses incurred at $2.2 billion and N60 billion, while unreconciled revenues amounted to about N317bn.

Just In: NEITI releases audit report, says NNPC must account for N5.15 trillion
Presidential government is too expensive, we need to scrap it - Ekweremadu gives new suggestion

Presidential government is too expensive, we need to scrap it - Ekweremadu gives new suggestion

The deputy president of the Senate, Ike Ekweremadu, has advised Nigerian government to adopt parliamentary system of government in the country. Ekweremadu said that the current presidential system is too expensive and difficult.

Presidential government is too expensive, we need to scrap it - Ekweremadu gives new suggestion
Fuel scarcity: Saboteurs making the whole nation suffer - Orji Kalu cries out

Fuel scarcity: Saboteurs making the whole nation suffer - Orji Kalu cries out

Former Abia state governor, Orji Uzor Kalu, on Wednesday, December 27, in Abia state, said that the federal government had provided enough fuel across the country but saboteurs are depriving the people of enjoying it.

Fuel scarcity: Saboteurs making the whole nation suffer - Orji Kalu cries out
Proposed salary increase by FG not feasible - PDP lawmaker

Proposed salary increase by FG not feasible - PDP lawmaker

A House of Representatives member from Ekiti state, Kehinde Agboola, has said the proposed salary increase for Nigerian workers by the federal government is not feasible, as it was not captured by the 2018 budget.

Proposed salary increase by FG not feasible - PDP lawmaker
Falana attacks Kachikwu, Baru over fuel scarcity

Falana attacks Kachikwu, Baru over fuel scarcity

Femi Falana said Minister of Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachikwu and Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation Maikanti Baru are allegedly deceiving Nigerians that there was enough fuel to cater for all.

Falana attacks Kachikwu, Baru over fuel scarcity
Fuel scarcity may persist unless FG increases pump price - Marketers group

Fuel scarcity may persist unless FG increases pump price - Marketers group

The Depot and Petroleum Products Marketers Association (DAPPMA), on Sunday, December 24, released a statement signed by its executive secretary, Olufemi Adewole, concerning the current fuel crisis in the country.

Fuel scarcity may persist unless FG increases pump price - Marketers group
FG defends $1bn for Boko Haram fight, says criticisms unnecessary, partisan

FG defends $1bn for Boko Haram fight, says criticisms unnecessary, partisan

The federal government has described the criticisms trailing the approval of $1bn for the fight against insurgency and other violent crimes as unnecessary.

FG defends $1bn for Boko Haram fight, says criticisms unnecessary, partisan
APC South Africa lauds FG on fight against corruption and economic recovery programme

APC South Africa lauds FG on fight against corruption and economic recovery programme

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, has urged Nigerians to support the federal government achieve meaningful development in the country.

APC South Africa lauds FG on fight against corruption and economic recovery programme
Federal government probes N8.68bn contract awarded by Jonathan in 2013

Federal government probes N8.68bn contract awarded by Jonathan in 2013

The controversial contract which was awarded in August 2013 was worth N8.68 billion for the printing and distribution of textbooks as well as library materials.

Federal government probes N8.68bn contract awarded by Jonathan in 2013
Why codeine syrups must be banned - Governor Tambuwal

Why codeine syrups must be banned - Governor Tambuwal

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto state on Tuesday, December 19, called on the federal government to totally ban syrups that contains Codeine in the country.

Why codeine syrups must be banned - Governor Tambuwal
Senate berates Adeosun over federal government’s plan to pass 2018 budget in January

Senate berates Adeosun over federal government’s plan to pass 2018 budget in January

The upper chamber also queried why the 2017 Budget had no correlation to the 2018 Budget, insisting the implementation, if passed by January, would be poor.

Senate berates Adeosun over federal government’s plan to pass 2018 budget in January
Australian company to assist Nigeria check illegal mining with blockchain technology

Australian company to assist Nigeria check illegal mining with blockchain technology

An Australian company, Africa Mutual Resources, has solicited the support of the federal government on “Blockchain Technology” to track illegal mining.

Australian company to assist Nigeria check illegal mining with blockchain technology
Your statement baseless, ridiculous - APC replies PDP over $1bn insurgency fund

Your statement baseless, ridiculous - APC replies PDP over $1bn insurgency fund

The national publicity secretary of the APC Bolaji Abdullahi on Monday, December 18, reacted to the PDP allegation over the $1 billion insurgency fund.

Your statement baseless, ridiculous - APC replies PDP over $1bn insurgency fund
Boko Haram in trouble as federal government budgets N38bn for military weapons

Boko Haram in trouble as federal government budgets N38bn for military weapons

Federal government budgeted about N38bn for the purchase of ammunition, fighter jets and helicopters in 2018 as part of its efforts to tackle the Boko Haram.

Boko Haram in trouble as federal government budgets N38bn for military weapons
FG fulfills another campaign promise, disburses N5, 000 monthly stipends to poor Nigerians

FG fulfills another campaign promise, disburses N5, 000 monthly stipends to poor Nigerians

FG has released about N256 million for disbursement as N5,000 monthly stipends to assist less privileged people across abject poverty line in Katsina state.

FG fulfills another campaign promise, disburses N5, 000 monthly stipends to poor Nigerians
Paris Club: Workers' December salaries threatened as consultant drags FG, states to court

Paris Club: Workers' December salaries threatened as consultant drags FG, states to court

Hope for state workers to receive payment of their December salaries as well as backlog of arrears is on the brink of being dashed as the FG is in court.

Paris Club: Workers' December salaries threatened as consultant drags FG, states to court
Governor's approval for the release of $1bn to fight Boko Haram is curious - PDP

Governor's approval for the release of $1bn to fight Boko Haram is curious - PDP

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) on Friday, December 15, said that the $1 billion approved by Nigerian governors for the fight against the Boko Haram.

Governor's approval for the release of $1bn to fight Boko Haram is curious - PDP
Beijing remains China’s recognised capital, FG warns officials against recognising Taiwan

Beijing remains China’s recognised capital, FG warns officials against recognising Taiwan

The Nigerian government has reaffirmed its One China policy as part of its drive to strengthen and deepen the bilateral relationship between the two countries.

Beijing remains China’s recognised capital, FG warns officials against recognising Taiwan
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