Federal Government

The Federal Government of Nigeria has been sent a memo for the reopening of the Seme land border for the importation of vehicles by the Ministry of State for Transportation. While confirming the memo sent to the federal government during the past administration on Wednesday, the Director of Road Transport in the Ministry of Transportation, […]

The Federal Government has said it is consulting in response to a request by Nigerian students in Sudan for evacuation from the country. It could be recalled that the National Association of Nigerian Students in Sudan had earlier appealed for an immediate evacuation of the Nigerian students that are stuck in the centre of the ongoing […]

The Federal Government has declared Friday, April 21 and Monday, April 24 as public holidays to mark this year’s EIdil-Fitr Celebration. Royal Times reports that The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Government. Aregbesola, in a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry, Dr Shuaib Belgore, […]

The Federal Government has said it would obey the ruling of the Supreme Court suspending the February 10 deadline given by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN on the exchange of naira notes. Recall that the apex court in its ruling on Wednesday, suspended the February 10 deadline on the old naira notes which expires today. […]

The Federal Government says marketers who engage in racketeering activities are responsible for the rising cost and scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit in parts of the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Timipre Sylva, revealed this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal Executive Council presided over by President, […]

The Federal Government on Monday warned Nigerians, especially the youths against illegal migration to Europe and other parts of the world, popularly known in local parlance as ‘Japa’ saying the consequences including bad treatment abroad were very disastrous. While insisting that it does not encourage irregular migration, the government advised that Nigerians who desire to […]

The Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN, has called on governors of the 36 States of the federation not to leave the fight against insecurity in the country to the Federal Government alone. According to the AGF, there was need to explore areas of collaboration between the States and the […]

The Students Wing of the Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG-SW) has threatened to stage “a mother of all protests” that will lead to the shut down of campuses over the hike of tuition fees by some Nigerian universities. This is as the group appealed to all northern stakeholders to speak up to reject and discourage […]

The ban of motorcycles in several states hits traders hard in several states and the threat by the Federal Government to outlaw commercial motorcycles, popularly called “Okada”. According to the foreign trade report of the National Bureau of Statistics for the period, Motorcycle imports into Nigeria declined by thirty five point nine two 35.92 per cent in […]

A final year law student of Benue State University, Soohemba Agatha Aker, has reportedly dragged President Muhammadu Buhari, the thirty-six state governors, and others before a Federal High Court in Abuja over alleged poor handling of the dispute between the Federal Government and the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU. The plaintiff is asking the […]

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