Federal Government pays 2,186 firms employing 12,117 individuals under the payroll support- Lai Mohammed

During a formal take-off of the North Central Zonal Headquaters of the Nigerian Institute for Hospitality and Tourism (NIHOTOUR) on Monday, The Minister of Information and Culture Lai Mohammed said that the Federal Government paid 2,186 firms employing 12,117 individuals under the payroll support as part of the effort to alleviate the effect of the

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President Buhari Directs Increase in N-Power,School Feeding beneficiaries

President Muhammadu Buhari has boosted his administration’s efforts to lift 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in the next 10 years. The President directed an increase in the number of beneficiaries for the National Social Investment Programmes. He also directed the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development to increase the number of N-Power

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My Late Husband’s Family Demand N500M- Josephine.

The wife to the deceased Josephine Okereke whose husband(a newspaper vendor) was shot by one of the security aide of Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila in Abuja, refuses her husband’s family demand of N500M naira as compensation. Josephine informed journalists on Thursday that all she seeks is justice for her late husband and not some monetary compensation

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#EndSARS protests: Senate seeks special fund for Lagos, others

The Senate on Tuesday mulled a Special Economic Assistance fund to assist Lagos and other states worst hit by the vandalism and destructions that trailed the #EndSARS protests. It, therefore, wants the Federal Government to set aside all revenues collected as Value Added Tax (VAT) for the purpose. The suggestion followed the consideration of two

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Newspaper vendors protest over the killing of colleague

A Newspaper vendor in Abuja was killed yesterday and fellow vendors are protesting over the death of their colleague thereby seeking justice. The deceased whose name is Elechi was shot by a security operative attached to the speaker of the House of Representative Femi Gbajabiamila. This incident occured within the three arms zone as the

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Why Fed Govt was absent from Southsouth parley, by Presidency

The Presidency has explained the circumstances that prevented representatives of the federal government from attending the scheduled meeting with South-South stakeholders on Tuesday. Explaining that the late-minute change of plans by the federal government’s team, led by the Chief of Staff to the President, Professor Ibrahim Gambari, was as a result of the emergency National

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UPDATED: FG says no plan to increase taxes as FEC approves Finance Bill

The Federal Executive Council on Wednesday approved the 2020 Finance Bill for subsequent transmission to the National Assembly. The decision was taken at a meeting of the council presided over by the President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.). The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, briefed State House correspondents at the end

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President Muhammadu Buhari is currently presiding over the National Security Council (NSC) meeting at the Aso Rock Presidential Villa in Abuja.

The meeting, which holds quarterly, has some ministers, security chiefs and heads of security and intelligence agencies in attendance. Among those in attendance are the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha; Chief of Staff to the President, Ibrahim Gambari, Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice; Ministers of Defense

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El-Rufai Orders Arrest As District Head, Son, Two Others Killed In Fresh Kaduna Attack

The district head of Gidan Zaki village in Zango Kataf Local Government Area of Kaduna State, Haruna Kuye and his son have been killed by gunmen suspected to be bandits. According to a statement issued on Monday, the Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, Samuel Aruwan, that the deceased was murdered at their residence

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There’s nothing wrong with the Social Media Bill- Ali Ndume

In an aim to spread the curb of false news, Mr Sani Mohammed had proposed the protection from internet falsehood and manipulation bill. The Chairman of the senate committee of army Ali Ndume said on Channels tv politics on Sunday regarding the proposed Social media bill, that he feels “there is nothing wrong in having

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