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By Adewale ibrahim On Monday, March 28th, 2016
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FG EXPLAINS WHY IT WILL NOT DISCLOSE AMOUNT OF RECOVERED LOOTS

The Federal Government has explained why it won’t disclose the amount of looted funds it recovered from corrupt public officials. It said the amount won’t be made public yet because it will be used as evidence More...

By editor On Monday, February 22nd, 2016
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FG COLLECTS N8 PER LITRE ON IMPORTED PMS – PPPRA

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA) said Federal Government would be collecting N8 per litre as subsidy on petrol imported by NNPC and other marketers. Alhaji Farouk Ahmed, outgoing Executive More...

By editor On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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FG SLASHES WORKS MINISTRY’S BUDGET FROM N100BN TO N11BN

Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen The Minister of Works, Mike Onolememen, said the ministry’s N100bn proposed budget for 2015 was slashed by the Ministry of Finance to N11bn, representing an 89 per cent reduction. Onolememen, More...

By editor On Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
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NIGERIA’S GOVERNMENT REVENUE DOWN 15% IN JANUARY

Nigeria’s government revenue fell by 15 percent to $2.07 billion (416 billion Naira) in January as a result of plunging oil prices.This was revealed by the country’s Accountant General of the Federation. “There More...

By editor On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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FG TO RETIRE OVER 1000 CIVIL SERVANTS

THE Federal Government may resolve to force out over 1000 civil servants who have stayed beyond their retirement period in the federal civil service. Head of Service of the Federation, Alhaji Goni Aji, made this More...

By editor On Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
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PRICES OF MOBILE PHONES TO BE FORCED DOWN BY FG

The federal government is planning to reduce the cost of internet enabled mobile phone so as to get more Nigerians connected to the internet. Omobola Johnson, minister of communications technology, dropped the More...

By editor On Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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FG CONDEMNED BY UN OVER POOR POWER SUPPLY

  The United Nations has criticised the Federal Government for failing to provide improved power supply to millions of Nigerians. It also condemned the government’s inability to offer effective electricity More...

By editor On Thursday, February 20th, 2014
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FG TARGETS 75% CONNECTION TO NATIONAL GRID BY 2020

The Federal Government on Monday in Abuja said that by 2020, more than 75 per cent of the population and households would be connected to the national grid for regular electricity supply. The Minister of Power, More...

By editor On Tuesday, February 11th, 2014
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FG ACCUSED OF RENEGING ON RELEASE OF N20BN

IBADAN – ACADEMIC Staff Union of Universities, ASSU,  has accused  the Federal government of reneging on some of the agreements that led to the suspension of a six-month strike that grounded the university More...

By editor On Wednesday, January 22nd, 2014
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FG SAYS ALLOCATIONS FOR FUELLING OF AIRCRAFT, SEABOATS, RAILWAYS IN 2014 BUDGET WAS DUE TO SYSTEMIC ERROR

The Federal Government has attributed the inclusion of allocations for fuelling and maintenance of aircraft, boats and railway equipment made by some ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) in the 2014 Budget More...