FG is yet to redeem its pledge – LOC of National Sports Festival threatens to shut down the event

The Local Organising Committee has threatened to shut down the National Sports Festival over the failure of the Federal Government to release Funds. Coordinator of Media and Publicity, National Sports Festival, Ebomhiana Musa made the announcement at the end of a meeting of the Local Organising Committee of the Sports Festival. Musa said the Federal… Continue reading FG is yet to redeem its pledge – LOC of National Sports Festival threatens to shut down the event

FG receives 100, 000 doses of COVID19 vaccines from India

The Federal government has received 100,000 doses of Covishield vaccines from India. Chairman of the Presidential Taskforce on COVID19, Boss Mustapha, confirmed this on Tuesday April 6, at the national briefing by the PTF in Abuja, adding that more vaccines are coming from African Union’s Vaccine Acquisition Task Team (AVATT). “As you are aware, Nigeria… Continue reading FG receives 100, 000 doses of COVID19 vaccines from India

FG can’t arrest Igboho without picking Gumi, others –Falanall

Reacting to the botched attempt to arrest Yoruba rights activist, Sunday Igboho, in January, human rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN), had said it will be wrong for the Federal Government to arrest Igboho and not pick up Islamic cleric, Gumi, who had been meeting with bandits, and other northerners who had in the past… Continue reading FG can’t arrest Igboho without picking Gumi, others –Falanall

”Help me rescue my child”- Father whose 4 year old son was abducted by Boko Haram members last December begs FG

A Nigerian dad residing in Pemi community in the Chibok Local Government Area of Borno State has appealed to the Federal government to help him rescue his four-year-old son, Amos, who was abducted by members of the Boko Haram sect during an attack in his community in December 2020. The distraught father, Adamu, who is… Continue reading ”Help me rescue my child”- Father whose 4 year old son was abducted by Boko Haram members last December begs FG

Governor Matawalle asks FG to hold talks with bandits

Governor Bello Matawalle has asked the federal government to hold talks with bandits with a goal of reaching a long-lasting solution that will address armed banditry and other criminalities. Matawalle made the appeal while hosting a delegation from the Federal Government, led by the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami, SAN,… Continue reading Governor Matawalle asks FG to hold talks with bandits

Some people are selling COVID-19 vaccination slots – FG

The Federal Government has raised an alarm of an alleged racketeering of COVID-19 vaccine in the country. Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Health, Abdullazzi Abdullahi who disclosed this at the joint national briefing of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, alleged that some people are selling their vaccination slots. Abdullahi noted that everyone… Continue reading Some people are selling COVID-19 vaccination slots – FG

FG discovers gold deposit along Abuja-Nasarawa highway

Gold deposit have been discovered by the federal government along Abuja to Nasarawa axis. Minister of mines and steel development, Olamilekan Adegbite made the disclosure while playing host to the Governor of Nasarawa State, Abdullahi Sule in Abuja. Adegbite who said his ministry was resolved to ensure that the situation in Zamfara where bandits took… Continue reading FG discovers gold deposit along Abuja-Nasarawa highway

FG can’t secure every house. Everybody needs to be vigilant – Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba speaks on recent abduction of school children

The Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, has said that the Federal government cannot secure every house and that everybody in Nigeria needs to be vigilant. The Minister said this while reacting to the recent trend of the abduction of students by bandits in some parts of the country. Nwajiuba who spoke with Punch,… Continue reading FG can’t secure every house. Everybody needs to be vigilant – Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba speaks on recent abduction of school children

FG reacts to former militant leader, Asari Dokubo’s declaration of new Biafran government

The federal government has reacted to former militant leader, Asari Dokubo’s proclamation of a new Biafran government and declaration of himself as the government’s leader. LIB had reported that Dokubo in a statement released by his new government’s Head of Information and Communications Uche Mefor, named those who would serve as leaders of the Biafra… Continue reading FG reacts to former militant leader, Asari Dokubo’s declaration of new Biafran government

FG congratulates Burna Boy for winning Grammy award

The Federal government has congratulated Burna Boy who won the Best Global Album award at 2021 Grammy Awards which held on Sunday, March 14. In a statement released by his Special Assistant on Media, Segun Adeyemi, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said the award represent a global endorsement for the Afrobeat genre… Continue reading FG congratulates Burna Boy for winning Grammy award