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FG To Adopt ‘No Work No Pay’, Says Strikes Called To Undermine Buhari’s Administration

The Federal Government has taken a critical look at the slew of strikes called by workers in the last two months, arriving at the conclusion that the industrial actions were targeted at pulling down the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Rising from its deliberations on Wednesday, the Federal Executive Council, FEC, meeting presided over by…

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Recovered Looted Funds Being Used To Finance 2017 Budget – FG

The Federal Government has revealed that it is using part of the stolen funds recovered from those that looted the economy to finance the 2017 budget. This was disclosed in Abuja, on Tuesday, by President Muhammadu Buhari at the 22nd Annual Conference of the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN). Represented by the Accountant…

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FG Denies Injecting Monkey Pox In Bayelsa, Rivers As Virus Surfaces In Akwa Ibom

  The Federal Government on Sunday described as fake and sinister the report that the outbreak of Monkey Pox in some parts of the country resulted from the alleged free medical care by the government in the affected areas. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, in a statement issued in Abuja by…

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We’ve Released N1.6trn Bailout To States, Local Govts In Two Years – Buhari

The federal government says it has disbursed the sum of N1.642trn bailout funds to states and local governments between 2015 and 2017, stating that the amount was released thus: N200bn in 2015; N441bn in 2016 and N1trn in 2017. President Muhammadu Buhari, who revealed this in a nationwide broadcast to commemorate Nigeria’s 57th Independence anniversary…

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Independence: FG Declares October 2 Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, October 2nd, a public holiday to commemorate Nigeria’s 57th Independence Anniversary. According to a statement issued on Wednesday by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Engr Abubakar Magaji, the Minister of Interior, Lt Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (Rtd), made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government. Dambazau emphasized Government’s commitment to promoting…

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ASUU Strike: FG, Union Set to Meet on Thursday

The Federal Government will tomorrow, September 7, meet with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to resolve the lingering strike in the nation’s universities. The meeting will be coming exactly seven days since the lecturers refused to show up for a meeting with the government delegation, saying such meeting was “unnecessary.”…

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Eid-el-Kabir: FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Friday, September 1 and Monday, September 4, as public holidays to commemorate this year’s Eid-el-Kabir celebration. The Minister of Interior, Lt. Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau (retd.), made the declaration on behalf of the government in a statement issued in Abuja on Monday by the Director overseeing the Office of the Permanent…

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Read Ruggedman’s Open Letter To Nigeria’s Information Minister Lai Mohammed

Rapper Ruggedman has written an open letter to the Minister of Information Lai Mohammed who on Saturday said the Federal Government “has agreed that henceforth, whatever we consume in Nigeria in terms of music and films, must be made in Nigeria.” Read letter below:     OPEN LETTER TO THE MINISTER FOR INFORMATION   Sir,   You can not…

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