FG to provide satellite services to EBS, Edo schools

Former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives and Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development of Nigeria Communication Satellite Ltd, NigComSat, Dr Samson Osagie, yesterday, disclosed of plans by the Federal Government through the company to provide satellite services to the 18 local government areas of Edo State.

FG to provide satellite services to EBS, Edo schools

Former Minority Whip of the House of Representatives and Executive Director, Marketing and Business Development of Nigeria Communication Satellite Ltd, NigComSat, Dr Samson Osagie, yesterday, disclosed of plans by the Federal Government through the company to provide satellite services to the 18 local government areas of Edo State. He said the development, which will be […]

FG to begin mass evacuation of Nigerians stranded in Libya

FG to begin mass evacuation of Nigerians stranded in Libya

A Federal Government Delegation led by the Hon Minister of Foreign Minister Affairs Geoffrey Onyema and comprising of the Director General of National Emergency Management Agency Engr Mustapha Maihaja and other heads of relevant agencies have arrived Libya to commence the process of massive evacuation of Nigerians stranded in the North African country back home. […]

FG is not serious about the clean up of Ogoniland, says Governor Wike 

FG is not serious about the clean up of Ogoniland, says Governor Wike 

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has declared that the Federal Government is not serious about the clean-up of Ogoniland. The governor stated that for now, the Ogoni cleanup programme remains a political project aimed at attaining political mileage. Speaking when he granted audience to the Senate Committee on Environment on an Investigative visit to […]

SERAP, pensioners seek ECOWAS Court intervention over unpaid pensions, salaries in Edo, Delta, others

SERAP, pensioners seek ECOWAS Court intervention over unpaid pensions, salaries in Edo, Delta, others

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP), Federal Civil Service Pensioners Association, and Association of Retired Local Government Staff and Primary School Teachers in Delta State have asked the ECOWAS Court of Justice in Abuja to “order the government of President Muhammadu Buhari to deduct the pensions, salaries and gratuities of pensioners and workers across several states […]

Nnamdi Kanu is in your custody – FG replies Senator Abaribe

Nnamdi Kanu is in your custody – FG replies Senator Abaribe

Ade Adesomoju and Tony Okafor, Awka The Federal Government has replied to Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe’s application seeking to withdraw as one of the sureties for the leader of the proscribed Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, describing the application as belated. The government, in its counter-affidavit and written address filed before the Federal High Court […]

N40bn: SERAP seeks court orders for FG to stop ex-govs making millions as senators, ministers

N40bn: SERAP seeks court orders for FG to stop ex-govs making millions as senators, ministers

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sued the Federal Government over its “failure to stop former governors and now serving senators and ministers from receiving double pay and life pensions, and failure to seek recovery of over N40bn of public funds unduly received by these public officers.” The suit number FHC/L/CS/1497/17 filed last Friday at the Federal High […]

Fight corruption within the ambit of the law, Governor Wike tells FG

Fight corruption within the ambit of the law, Governor Wike tells FG

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has urged the Federal Government to fight corruption within the ambit of the law. Speaking during a courtesy visit by the Primate of Anglican Church, Most Reverend Nicholas Okoh accompanied by Archbishops and Bishops of the church at the Government House Port Harcourt on Tuesday, Governor Wike said that the […]

Stop blackmailing us over unpaid salaries, FG warns state govts

The Federal Government has advised state governments to desist from blackmailing it over unpaid salaries and allowances of their workers and pensioners. The Senior Special Assistant to the President on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Sen. Ita Enang, gave the advice when he featured at the News Agency of Nigeria’sForum in Abuja. He said it was disheartening […]

FG begins processes to commercialise river basin authorities

The Federal Ministry of Water Resources says it has initiated some processes, in partnership with the Bureau for Public Enterprises (BPE), for the partial commercialisation of River Basin Development Authorities (RBDAs). Mr Francis Obiwe, Deputy Director, River Basin Operations in the ministry, told News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday that the processes […]

stop probe of judges, faults anti-graft strategy – NBA tells FG

The Nigerian Bar Association, on Monday, faulted the Federal Government’s anti-corruption strategy, and called for the immediate termination of the investigation of judges that has been on for the past eight months without any charges filed against them.

stop probe of judges, faults anti-graft strategy – NBA tells FG

The Nigerian Bar Association, on Monday, faulted the Federal Government’s anti-corruption strategy, and called for the immediate termination of the investigation of judges that has been on for the past eight months without any charges filed against them. The NBA also demanded the release of the immediate past National Security Adviser, Col. Sambo Dasuki (retd.), […]

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