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27 Jun 2021
The Federal Government has designed a mechanism to ensure and evaluate compliance with Executive Order Five (EO5) for planning and execution of projects; promotion of Nigerian content
21 Jun 2021
The Federal Government’s circular on withdrawal of salaries of university staff schools workers’ salaries from the 2022 budget may cause another industrial crisis in universities.
18 Jun 2021
Warning by the Federal Government that practitioners of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) would henceforth face trial and may be imprisoned for four years and/or fined N500,000.00
15 Jun 2021
The Federal Government has stressed the need for a concerted effort by nations to reverse the negative mindsets and socio-cultural stereotypes about albinism.
11 Jun 2021
The Federal Government says its directive that Over the Top (OTT) and social media platforms operating in the country must register and obtain a license to operate is in conformity with global trend.
9 Jun 2021
Despite widespread anger over the ban on Twitter use in the country, indications emerged, yesterday, that the Federal Government is not ready to shift grounds...
7 Jun 2021
The Federal Government says it may consider capital punishment for railway track vandals in the country.
3 Jun 2021
The Federal Government has proposed a 20 to 30-year concession tenure for four major airports billed for private ownership.
31 May 2021
The Federal Government is to officially open a bid for value-added concession under the Highway Development and Management Initiative (HDMI) on 12 highways tomorrow.
25 May 2021
Stakeholders are unsettled over the Federal Government’s plan to borrow a fresh $6.18 billion (N2.343 trillion) amid a rising debt profile, which may push the country’s debt to about N36 trillion...
25 May 2021
The Federal Government has unveiled plans to review the Nigeria Industrial Revolution Plan (NIRP) in a bid to achieve the global target of net-zero emissions by 2050 and align the plan with current economic realities.
22 May 2021
Diocese of Lagos Mainland, Anglican Communion, yesterday said despite continuous calls for restructuring of the country to allow the emergence of stronger regional centres


22 mins ago
Maize Farmers in Nigeria would soon regain strength from the economic losses from insect pests and drought running into N9 billion annually as the Institute for Agricultural Technology Research (IAR), Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, sets to deploy hybrids Maize (Tela Maize) to farmers. With a population of over 200 million, maize production capacity is still…
33 mins ago
Chairman, House committee on security and intelligence, and gubernatorial aspirant, Hon. Shaaba Ibrahim Sharada narrowly escaped an attempted assassination on Thursday at the Sani Abacha stadium, the venue of the APC gubernatorial primary in Kano. The member, representing Kano municipal in the house representatives, who lost the APC governorship primary to Governor Abdullah Umar Ganduje's…
55 mins ago
The Youth Coalition For Responsible Leadership (YCRL) has called on members of the All Progressives Congress (APC) and Lagosians to ignore claims by a group named Badagry Division Alliance for Ideal Democracy (BDAID) against an aspirant for the Lagos West Senatorial District, Dr Idiat Oluranti Adebule. The youth said the claims are part of desperate…
2 hours ago
The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has licensed Starlink, a satellite internet constellation operated by SpaceX, providing satellite internet access coverage to 32 countries. This licensing followed a visit to Nigeria by the company’s team in May last year. Elated Elon Musk took to his Twitter handle to announce this development today. The NCC has equally…
2 hours ago
The United States is extending for another six months exemptions from punitive tariffs for some medical products from China, the US Trade Representative announced Friday.