FG Signs MOU With Unilever To Sustain School Oral Health Programme

The Federal Ministry of Health has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UNILEVER to re-introduce and ensure sustainability of the Schools Oral Health...

2016 Viability Index: Lagos Generates More IGR than 30 States Combined

.... Lagos Generates More IGR than 31 States Combined … ... Economic Viable States: Lagos, Ogun, Rivers, Edo, Kwara and Delta States ... Poor IGR States:...

Senate urges President to Appoint Electoral Commissioners

The Senate yesterday at plenary call on the President Mohammadu Buhari to immediately nominate suitably qualified persons to fill the vacant positions at INEC...

Federal Workers to Receive Arrears- HOS Oyo-Ita Reassures

  The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita has re-assured Federal Civil Servants in the country that efforts is in...

FG’S National Housing Programme To Achieve Affordability And Acceptability…….Fashola

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Raji Fashola, SAN, has said that the on -going National Housing Programme is a new...

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo Commends Health Minister

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo today commended the Health Minister Prof. Isaac Adewole on his proactive initiative in the polio control.   Speaking at the 11th...

Terrorism: Court to Give Judgement on IPOB Proscription

Terrorism: Court to Give Judgement on IPOB Proscription The Acting Chief Judge of the Federal High Court Justice Abdul Kafarati has fixed January 17, 2018...

There Must Be Consequence For Bad Behaviour, Says VP Osinbajo

Receives GE team led by Global CEO, & the Nigerian Fisheries Forum Once a system is in place that punishes bad behaviour and enforces the...

FG Set To Green Nigeria

She further noted that all over the world, countries are making greener efforts and Nigeria as the giant of Africa and blessed with a practical President as Mohammadu Buhari cannot afford to be indifferent, hence the ministry will readily collaborate with countries such as the Republic of Korea who have vast experience and operate a green economy. She also said that the Federal Government was willing to partner with other foreign investors in environmental sustainability.

DHQ Declares IPOB Terrorist Organisation, Lists Major Criminal Offences of Biafran...

The Independent People of Biafra (IPOB) group which has posed to be a security challenge in the Country, has been metamorphosing from one stage...

NYSC Fixes January 24 for Next Orientation Camping

The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports has announced that the mobilization of the 2nd Steam of 2016/2017 Batch B of the National Youth Service Corp will hold on Tuesday 24th January 2017 at the various designated NYSC orientation camps across the states of the Federation. The Honourable Minister of Youth and Sports, - Barr Solomon Dalung "commended, the parents, the prospective Corp members and other stakes holders for their understanding, cooperation and support so far; and assured that all necessary steps have been taken to ensure that the young adults being mobilized to serve their fatherland are secured and giving the requisite enabling environment to contribute their quota to national development" Dalung who enjoined the youth to be focused, committed and law abiding wished them an exciting service year.

Court Overrules FG over Lawyer’s Access to Dasuki

An Abuja High Court has overruled the Federal Government in its decision to confine the detained former National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Muhammed Sambo Dasuki (Rtd.) to the premises of the Department of the State Security Service (DSS) to access and brief his lawyer in the on-going trial of criminal charges on corruption brought against him. Dasuki who had been granted bails by three different high courts, met the bail conditions but was re-arrested by the operatives of DSS since December last year but yet to be released. The court ordered that ex-NSA must be allowed to access and brief his lawyers at a neutral place instead of the premises of the DSS headquarters in Abuja so as to enable him prepare adequately for his defence in the trial. Justice Husain Baba Yusuf, who issued the order in Abuja today directed that henceforth the detained ex-NSA should be allowed by the DSS operatives to access his lawyers within the premises of the Federal Capital Territory Judiciary Headquarters in Maitama Abuja between Monday to Friday this week.

JAMB, VCs fix cut off marks for Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria

JAMB, VCs fix cut off marks for Tertiary Institutions in Nigeria The Joint Admission and Matriculation Board, JAMB after a consultative meeting with Vice Chancellors...

FG Tasks Workers On Health Status

The Federal Government has called on the Federal Public Servants in the country to ensure regular and complete check up of their health in order to ensure punctuality and effective service delivery. The Head of the Civil Service of the Federation Mrs. Winifred Oyo- Ita made the call today in Abuja when she declared open a five day free medical check-up for Federal Civil Servants in the country.

Welfare of women and children my primary concern – Aisha Buhari

Welfare of women and children my primary concern – Aisha Buhari Wife of the President, Mrs. Aisha Muhammadu Buhari has said that the welfare of...

Tanimu Attacks Buhari on Rule of Law’s Remarks

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EX-NSA Dasuki Objects to Secret Trial as FG Files Fresh Charges

Justice Ademola Adeniyi of the Federal High Court Six, sitting in Abuja on Monday expressed surprise at the decision of prosecution counsel to bring...

FG Launches Guidelinelines For Hiv Prevention, Treatment And Care

Determined to stem the tides of HIV /AIDS in Nigeria, the Federal Government of Nigeria has launched the 2016 National Guidelines for HIV Prevention, Treatment and care. The Minister of State for Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire who formally launched the Guidelines in Abuja Thursday said that the event marked the culmination of an arduous journey that Nigeria embarked upon since 2001, searching for a stable and sustainably system for the delivery of HIV/AIDS services in the country.

Dasuki Accuses FG of Gross Abuse of Legal Process

...Insists on consolidation of charges ... Say He is Not Afraid of Trial Immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA) Colonel Mohammed, Sambo Dasuki (rtd) has alleged...

Nigeria Geared Towards Diversification Of The Economy Through Bamboo Production

The Federal Ministry of Environment has said that it will continue to partner with the private sector and other spirited organizations in the development and utilization of Bamboo for the diversification and growth of the economy in the country. The Acting Director of Forestry, Federal Ministry of Environment, Mr. Osakuade Tolu Michael who represented the Permanent Secretary said this at a scoping Mission by International Network for bamboo and Rattan (INBAR) on implementation of institutional Agreement between Nigeria and INBAR organized by the Forestry Department at the ministry’s conference hall Mabushi, Abuja.

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