FG

Lagos-Ibadan Expressway: FG solicits road users understanding as bridge works advance

The Federal Controller of Works Lagos, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Tuesday solicited road users understanding as work on the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway moved to another phase. Popoola told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on...

No fresh lockdown over COVID-19 – FG

The Federal Government on Tuesday clarified that it has not declared a fresh lockdown of the country following confirmation of a second wave of COVID-19. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed...

Nigerians’ll benefit from COVID-19 vaccines – FG

The Federal Government has said Nigerians will be part of the early beneficiaries of COVID-19 vaccine when developed in commercial quantity. Minister for Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, said in Abuja on Tuesday that anytime a potent vaccine is found or...

FG vows to discourage physicians’ “brain drain” from the country

The Minister of Health, Dr Osagie Ehanire, says the Federal Government will do everything possible to discourage “physicians’ brain drain” from the country. Ehanire said this on Friday in Abuja after inspecting work on the new cancer centre at the...

NLC urges FG to end medical tourism

The Nigeria Labour Congress(NLC) has called on governments at all levels to end medical tourism by improving funding to the health sector. Mr Ayuba Wabba, NLC President, said this on Thursday in Abuja at a ceremony to mark the 2020...

FG declares Oct. 29 public holiday for Eid-el-Maulud celebration

The Federal Government has declared Thursday as public holiday to mark Eid-el-Maulud Celebration in commemoration of the birth of the Holy Prophet Muhammad. Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, disclosed this is in a statement by the ministry’s Director of Press...

FG seeks support of lawmakers in tackling fake news

The Federal Government has solicited the support of the National Assembly in formulating a national policy on use of social media to control fake news and misinformation. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made the request in...

CSOs seek investigation of Lekki killing to douse youths’ anger

Civil Society Orgainsations (CSO) have called on the National Assembly and the Federal Government to investigate the Lekki Toll Plaza killings of #EndSARS protesters as a way of dousing youths’ anger across the country. Mr Hamzat Lawal, Executive Director, Connected...

FG pledges to upscale local production of military equipment

The Minister of Defence, retired Maj.-Gen. Bashir Magashi, has assured of Federal Government’s commitment to upscale local production of military equipment for enhanced combat efficiency of the Armed Forces. Magashi gave the assurance in Abuja at a two- day Stakeholders...

Cinemas seek FG’s assistance for COVID-19 recovery

Nigeria’s cinema industry has urged the Federal Government to fulfill its promise of assisting the sector to fully recover from COVID-19 setbacks. Patrick Lee, National Chairman, Cinema Exhibitors Association of Nigeria (CEAN), made the call during an interview with the...
- Advertisement -

Latest News

Borno Gov. Zulum Uncovers 650 ghost households in A Midnight Headcount at IDP camp

.By: Ali Musa Biu-Maiduguri Borno Governor, Professor Babagana Umara Zulum stormed the Mohammed Goni...
- Advertisement -

Assault Lawsuit: Edu APC stakeholders condemn case transfer to Ilorin

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Stakeholders of the All Progressives Congress party (APC) in Edu Local Government Area of Kwara...

Zambia Gets First Female Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Amanda Nang’andu Malungo, a Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgeon has shattered the glass ceiling to become the first female plastic surgeon...

Hijaab Approval: FOMWAN Lauds Kwara Governor

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Federation of Muslim Women Association in Nigeria (FOMWAN) has commended Kwara state Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq...

Kwara imposes curfew on Offa, Erinle

By Steve Oni, Ilorin Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq has imposed a curfew on Offa and Erinle towns.