FG declares Easter public holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, March 29 and Monday, April 1, 2024 as public holidays to mark the celebrations of 2024 Good Friday and Easter Monday respectively. The minister of interior, Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo, who made the declaration on behalf of the federal government yesterday, urged Christians and all Nigerians in general to emulate the […]

FG meeting with SSANU ends in dreadlock

The concluded meeting between the Senior Staff Association Of Nigeria University (SSANU) and Federal Government ended in deadlock last night, with thew university workers’ union insisting their strike action continues. Recall that SSANU and NASU embarked on a seven-day nationwide strike on Monday to protest the refusal of the Federal Government to pay their four-month […]

FG appeals to SSANU and NASU to call off strike

The Federal Government is however appealing to the Senior Staff Association of Nigerian Universities (SSANU) and the Non-Academic Staff Union of Educational and Associated Institutions (NASU) to call off their seven-day warning strike.  The Minister of State, Labour, and Employment, Nkeiruka Onyejeocha, is calling on them to shelve the strike, having expressed her displeasure over […]

Lagos Government warns against extortion of motorists by miscreants

The Lagos State Government has warned against the extortion of Motorists by MISCREANTS parading themselves as enforcement officers. Permanent Secretary, at the Ministry of Transportation, Olawale Musa gave the warning while addressing Journalists after the arrest of eleven fake enforcement officers who daily extort money from unsuspecting Motorists at Ibeju-Lekki junction and Akodo area of […]

FG launches an Electronic Verification Management System for military retirees

The system will replace the Military Pensions Board’s traditional physical verification process for veterans to access their pensions, gratuities, and other benefits. The introduction of the electronic system is a response to retirees’ complaints about the cumbersome physical verification process, particularly challenging for them due to their advanced age. The Chairman Military Pensions Board, Air […]

FG sets mercenary in motion to intervene in order to ameliorate hardship

Worried by the rising cost of living and worsening food crisis in Nigeria, resulting in protests in parts of the country, the federal government has set the mercenary in motion to intervene in order to ameliorate the hardship experienced by citizens. Addressing newsmen after a meeting of the Special Presidential Committee on Emergency Food Intervention […]

Federal Government to inaugurate tripartite committee on minimum wage

The Federal Government is set to inaugurate a 37-man Tripartite Committee on National Minimum Wage with a mandate to recommend a new National Minimum Wage for the Country. This was according to a statement on Sunday by Segun Imohiosen for the Secretary to the Government of the Federation. The inauguration of the Committee, which is […]

FG says relocating FAAN headquarters to Lagos will reduce operational costs

The Federal Government has said the relocation of the headquarters of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), and some departments of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to Lagos will increase operational efficiency and reduce operating costs. In a statement yesterday, the Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, dismissed claims that the […]

FG shuts 18 foreign Universities operating in Nigeria

The Federal Government has banned 18 foreign universities operating in Nigeria, describing them as “degree mills,’’ warning Nigerians to avoid enrolling in them. The directive affected five universities from the United States, six from the United Kingdom, and three Ghanaian tertiary institutions. Also, the Federal Ministry of Education on Tuesday announced the temporary suspension of […]

Federal Government to Close Section Of Third Mainland Bridge in January

The Federal Government has announced a planned closure of the Iyana Oworonshoki-Adeniji Adele section of the Third Mainland Bridge from 11.00 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 9, 2024. The Federal Controller of Works, Lagos State, Mrs Olukorede Kesha, who made the announcement on Thursday in a statement, said the closure would be done on the Lagos […]