Federal Government inaugurates parliament for PWDs
In celebration of the International Day of Persons With Disabilities (PWD) yesterday, the Federal Government has inaugurated Parliament of PWDs in Abuja.
Roads: Federal Government as dog in the manger
The recent declaration by the Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, that the Federal Government will not refund states that rehabilitate federal roads is in bad taste. The decision is misguided, ill-informed and can only worsen the pain and suffering of Nigerians on the nation’s deplorable roads. Not even in a war situation would…
Why reports on whistle blowing dropped - FG
Mr Mohammed Dikwa, the Permanent Secretary, Special Duties in the Ministry of Finance, Budget and National Planning says there has been a reduction in reported cases of whistle blowing due to some challenges.
Ganduje proposes N197.6b budget for 2020
Governor Abdullahi Ganduje has presented a budget proposal of N197.6 billion for 2020 before Kano State House of Assembly.
FG bans supply of petrol to filling stations near borders
The Nigerian government has banned the supply of petroleum products to filling stations at least 20 kilometres away from all borders. "The Comptroller-General of Customs of has directed that henceforth no petroleum products no matter the tank size is permitted to be discharged in any filling station within 20 kilometres to the Border," Augustine Chidi,…
Government orders payment of new minimum wage from April 18
Full payment of the new minimum wage to Nigerian workers takes effect from April 18, 2019. The Federal Executive Council (FEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo issued the directive yesterday in Abuja.
Federal Government earmarks N10b to tackle out-of-school children
The Federal Government said it has committed N10billion to remove 10.2 million out-of-school children from streets in the next five years. The government said it hopes to achieve the target by enrolling two million children yearly in the next five years.
Minimum Wage: Reps commends FG, Labour for averting strike
The Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Legislative Compliance, Mr Dennis Idahosa, has commended the Federal Government and organised labour over the peaceful resolution on the full implementation of the new national minimum wage.
FG suspends 2019 teachers professional qualifying exam in Ibadan
The Federal Government has suspended the 2019 Professional Qualifying Examination (PQE) for teachers at the Ibadan CBT centre following alleged unruly behaviour of the candidates.