Nigeria’s House of Representatives Adhoc Committee on Gas Flaring is expected to meet the Chief Executive Officers of 19 oil and gas companies operating in Nigeria this Tuesday.  Chairman of the adhoc Committee, Ahmed Mohammed Munir summoned the oil and gas companies following a revelation by the Revenue Mobilisation Allocation and Fiscal Commission that 44 […]

The Nigeria Labour Congress has confirmed that it will no longer embark on its planned nationwide strike over the removal of fuel subsidies.  The resolution was announced by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila and confirmed by the NLC President Joe Ajaero after about six hours of meeting between the two parties […]

The federal government has inaugurated a State Funeral Committee for the former Chief of General Staff, late Lieutenant General Oladipo Diya with the mandate of planning the burial for the elder statesman. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha urged the Committee to ensure it fulfils its mandate of a befitting burial […]

The Federal Government has said it will spend the sum of N22.44 billion in 2023 on the feeding of 75,507 inmates in correctional centres nationwide. The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Dr Shuaib Belgore, disclosed this during a High-level conference in Abuja, on corrections and de-congestion of custodial centres across the  nation. According to him, […]

The Federal Government says the 2023 National Population and housing Census is to commence on May 3 this year. A member of the Publicity and Advocacy Committee on the 2023 National Population and Housing Census, Garba Abari confirmed this today in Abuja. He said that the three-day exercise would commence on May 3 and end […]

The federal government has directed the closure of universities across the country for three weeks for the conduct of the coming elections. The National Universities Commission (NUC) broke the news in a letter addressed to vice-chancellors and directors of inter-university centres. The order is to allow the over 3.8 million registered voters, accounting for 40.8 […]

Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered a suspension of the deadline for the swapping of old to new Naira notes barely two days to the deadline for Naira swap by Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN). The Supreme Court issued an interim injunction restraining the Federal Government from suspending the acceptance of the old Naira notes on […]

Osun State Governor, Ademola Adeleke, has praised President Muhammadu Buhari for signing the Electoral Act (2022). The Governor says the piece of legislation, which he said entrenched free and fair elections, aided his emergence as governor in the July 16 governorship polls in the state. Adeleke said this on Friday after meeting with President Muhammadu […]

The President of Nigeria’s Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, Professor Emmanuel Osodeke says the military government era in the country was more sympathetic to the plight of lecturers than the current civilian administration. The ASUU President made the comparison in Abuja on Thursday at the unveiling of fifty tertiary academic textbooks by the Nigerian […]

The Federal government on Wednesday says the Whistleblower policy has lost momentum, hence the need to further strengthen the policy to support the fight against corruption. This is just as the Executive Council of the Federation approved the draft whistleblower bill for 2022, with a provision to ensure alignment with the Evidence Act. Minister of […]

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