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FG To Award Any Nigerian Who Finds The Cure For Coronavirus, Lassa Fever N36m

The Federal Government has announced a N36m cash prize for any Nigerian that finds cure for the ravaging coronavirus also known as COVID-19 and Lassa fever. Speaking on Thursday at an event, the Minister of Science and Technology, Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, said, “I challenge all Nigerian scientists to go out and find cures for coronavirus…

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FG Announces That The Killer Mysterious Disease In Benue Is Not Ebola, Lassa Fever Or Coronavirus

On Friday February 7 2020, Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Osagie Ehanire stated at a ministerial briefing in Abuja that the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) is working hard to unravel the mysterious disease that has left many people dead in Benue State. Ehanire who disclosed that the NCDC has activated an Emergency Operations Centre (EOC) to coordinate response activities in…

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FG Set Aside $1.61bn For 24-Hour Power Supply —TCN

The Managing Director, Transmission Company of Nigeria, Alhaji Usman Gur says the Federal Government in collaboration with international donor agencies has set aside over 1.61 billion dollars to ensure constant power supply in the country. Gur, who is also the Chief Executive Officer of the TCN revealed this on Sunday in Kano State while briefing…

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FG and Labour In Make-or-Break Meeting Today Over Minimum Wage

The Federal Government and organised labour will today meet to discuss consequential increase in the salaries of workers as a result of the new minimum wage of N30,000. The meeting is coming after another meeting on Monday where labour submitted its preferred percentage on the consequential increase in workers’ salaries as a result of the…

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FG To Maintain and Purchase Generators With N9bn

The Federal Government plans to spend N9.05bn on the purchase, maintenance and fuelling of generators across the Ministries, Departments and Agencies nationwide. The government also earmarked a separate N75.4m for maintenance and fuelling of generators in some of its foreign missions abroad. The details are contained in the 2020 budget proposal which was submitted to…

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Bobrisky Is A Serious Health Hazard For You, Be Careful – Runsewe Warns Nigerians

The Federal Government has asked travellers and tourists to be careful wherever they notice the presence of Bobrisky, mostly as it affects sharing of public facilities, including toilets. The report followed a report received by the Federal Government on how Idris Okuneye, popularly known as Bobrisky, caused a stir at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport…

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FG To Return Tollgates on Federal Highways, Approves N46bn

The Federal Government on Wednesday announced plans to ensure the return of tollgates on federal highways. The tollgates were abolished in 2003 by the administration of ex-President Olusegun Obasanjo. The Minister of Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, stated this while briefing State House correspondents on the outcome of the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over…

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Sowore Arrives Court With “#RevolutionNow” Chants

Omoyele Sowore, the convener of the #RevolutionNow protest has arrived the Federal High Court in Abuja over an alleged conspiracy to commit treason, money laundering and other sundry offences instituted against him by the Federal Government. Sowore arrived the fourth floor of the court edifice chanting ‘Revolution,’ with his waiting followers completing the slogan with…

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