Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has said the state government will increase the salaries of civil servants in public office, as the general elections for 2023 are fast approaching. Sanwo-Olu made this announcement during his courtesy visit to the Head, Office of Public Service in Alausa, Ikeja, Lagos. The governor said the decision of his […]

In an effort to end crude oil theft and promote economic activities in the State, the Imo State government, South East Nigeria has commenced the process of dredging the popular Urashi River in the Oguta Local Government Area of the State. Governor Hope Uzodimma on an assessment tour to the River says the project, when […]

The Federal Government has declared the League Management Company, the organisers of the Nigeria Professional Football League, an illegal organisation. The LMC established in 2012 is in charge of the local professional league in Nigeria but has now been enmeshed in politics. The Ministry of Sports and Youth Development, also at the centre of the […]

The Federal Government has expressed confidence in meeting up the target of lifting 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in ten years. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Sadiya Farouq, made this known during the disbursement of the Federal Government cash grants for 9,925 vulnerable groups in Kano State. The 9,925 […]

The Director of Prosecution and Legal Services, Joseph Sunday has filed a fresh 24-count charge against the former commander, Intelligence Response Team, IRT, Abba Kyari, following the discovery by the Federal Government, of 14 assets, including shopping malls, residential estate, polo playground, lands and farmlands belonging to the suspended Deputy Commissioner of Police. Kyari was […]

The Federal Government has warned Nigerians to guide against what may be another round of xenophobic attacks against them and other foreigners in South Africa, following a threat issued by a group in South Africa. This was contained in a statement signed by the Nigerian High Commission in South Africa and made available to journalists […]

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has resolved to sustain its nationwide strike, despite initial hopes that the industrial action will be called off. This decision was reached at the end of the National Executive Council (NEC) meeting of the union which was held at its headquarters at the University of Abuja on Sunday. […]

The Federal government has warned Nigerians against moving to Northern Cyprus, due to the human rights abuses meted out to Nigerians in the country. The Director-General of the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission, Abike Dabiri-Erewa said this on Thursday at the 48th session of the State House Ministerial Media Briefing organised by the Presidential Communications Team […]

The Federal Government has said it is working on a guaranteed takeoff scheme to support Micro and Small scale businesses that were affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The Director-General, Industrial Training Fund, (ITF), Joseph Ari, said this in Bauchi, during a town hall meeting with the beneficiaries. The Survival Fund and the Guaranteed Takeoff Scheme […]

The Federal Government has condemned the murder of a Nigerian, Alika Ogorchukwu, in Civitanova, Marche Province of Italy, by an unnamed Italian man. This was disclosed in a statement made available to journalists, signed by the Spokesperson from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Francisca Omayuli. The Nigerian Government called on the Government of Italy to […]

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