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Burna Boy & Davido Support 2Baba Idibia’s Call for Massive Nationwide Protests Against FG

2Baba Idibia 2Baba Idibia took to his Instagram page to call for a massive nationwide protest and he’s getting support from his fellow artistes. Burna Boy and Davido have both made known their intensions to join 2Baba’s protest against the Federal Government. Burna Boy Davido   Burna Boy took to his Twitter account saying: “Make…

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Cost Cutting: FG Bans Conference Bags, T-Shirts, Souvenirs, At Workshops, Seminars

  In continuation of the on-going cost-cutting and efficiency drive in the utilization of public funds by the present administration, the Federal Government has banned the procurement and distribution of conference bags, T-shirts and other souvenirs at events and activities such as Conferences, Workshops and Seminars organised and funded by Federal Ministries, Departments and Agencies…

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‘Nigerians Need Is Food On Their Tables’ – Fayose |Urges FG To Declare State Of Emergency In Agricultural Sector

  Governor Ayo Fayose of Ekiti State on Tuesday urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in the agriculture sector. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Fayose, who made the plea in Ado Ekiti while declaring open the 2016 Ekiti Agriculture Summit, said doing so would boost government’s commitment to the…

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FG To Repatriate Stolen £300m From Jersey

  The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr Geoffrey Onyeama, says the Federal Government is in the process of repatriating from Jersey the stolen 300 million pounds. Onyeama stated this on Tuesday in Abuja at a news conference organised as part of activities to mark the one-year anniversary of President Mohammadu Buhari’s administration. Jersey, an independent,…

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Fuel Price Hike: Industrial Court Restrains NLC, TUC From Going On Strike

  The National Industrial Court has restrained‎the Nigerian Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress (TUC)from embarking on its planned strike action on Wednesday in protest of the hike in fuel price by the Federal Government. President of the Industrial Court, Justice Babatunde Adejumo gave the restraining order after the Attorney General of the…

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US Says It Gave FG All The Needed Intel To Find Missing Chibok Girls

    Following the Federal Government’s pledge to bring back the missing girls abducted from Government Secondary School, Chibok, Borno State, saying it remained its priority, the United States Government yesterday, said that it provided Nigeria every information and intelligence needed to rescue the girls who were abducted by Boko Haram insurgents in April 2004.…

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BVN Saves FG N2.293b, Exposes 23,846 Ghost Workers

  The Federal Government has been able to remove 23,846 non-existent workers from it payroll through the Bank Verification Number (BVN) scheme and the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System (IPPIS), thereby reducing the administration’s February wage bill by N2.293 billion. According to the Federal Ministry of Finance, in a statement signed by Special Assistant,…

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FG Calls MTN’s Bluff, Threatens To Increase Fine If It Fails To Meet December Deadline

The Federal Government has said it would neither be cowed nor threatened by MTN’s court action against the N1.4trn fine, which was later reduced to N780 billion, adding that the telecommunications company risks another fine if it fails to pay on the December 31stdeadline. Minister of Communications, Mr Adebayo Shittu, made the statement yesterday in reaction…

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