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Pilgrims abscondment giving Nigeria bad name – FG

Pilgrims abscondment giving Nigeria bad name – FG

Juliana Taiwo-Obalonye, Abuja The Federal Government has expressed worry over the challenge of abscondment by supposed pilgrimages in the last couple of years, adding that the sad narrative is giving Nigeria a bad name abroad and makes mockery of the whole exercise. Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, at a meeting with […]
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Another goof? Dead judge ‘among’ Nigerians banned from travelling abroad

Another goof? Dead judge ‘among’ Nigerians banned from travelling abroad

The federal government has included a dead person on its list of Nigerians banned from travelling abroad, according to the unconfirmed list published by The Nation. On Saturday, Garba Shehu, presidential
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World Food Day: FG committed to zero hunger – Lokpobiri

World Food Day: FG committed to zero hunger – Lokpobiri

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government has assured Nigerians of its commitment to stamp out hunger by the year 2030 if the present tempo of agricultural activities are sustained in the country. Speaking at a symposium to mark the 2018 World Food Day, in Abuja, with the theme, ‘Our Actions are Our Future: A Zero […]
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3 suspected fraudsters forfeit N88.8m to FG

3 suspected fraudsters forfeit N88.8m to FG

Lukman Olabiyi Justice Saliu Saidu of the Federal High Court, Lagos, on Wednesday, ordered that the total sum of N88 million link to three suspected fraudsters, be temporary forfeited to the Federal Government. The three suspected fraudsters, listed as Defendants in ex-parte application filed before the court by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) […]
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World Food Day: FG organises sensitisation walk Tuesday

World Food Day: FG organises sensitisation walk Tuesday

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government will, on Tuesday, organise a sensitisation walk as part of its activities to celebrate the 2018 World Food Day slated for October 16. The theme for this year’s event is ‘Our Actions are our Future: A Zero Hunger World by 2030 is possible.’ In a statement signed by the […]
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Made-in-Nigeria cooking gas cylinders unveiled at World LPG forum

Made-in-Nigeria cooking gas cylinders unveiled at World LPG forum

Louis Ibah Nigeria’s oil and gas firm, Techno Oil Limited has unveiled its TechnoGas Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders at the 31st World LPG Forum holding in Houston, Texas in the United States of America. LPG is also popularly known as cooking gas. The unveiling of the cylinders formally makes Nigeria to join the big […]
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2019 polls: FG inaugurates Defence/Security c’ittee to curb security threats

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Molly Kilete, Abuja The Federal Government has inaugurated a think-tank committee to tackle the numerous security challenges bedeviling the country ahead of the upcoming 2019 general elections. The committee known as the ‘Defence and Security Think-Thank team’, is headed by Maj.-Gen. Abdulmalik Jubril (rtd). Inaugurating the committee at the Defence ministry in Abuja, Minister of […]
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Rice import cut down by 90% – FG

Rice import cut down by 90% – FG

Okwe Obi, Abuja The Federal Government said it has cut down rice importation by 90 per cent insisting that the development has enriched Nigerian farmers. Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief Audu Ogbeh, who divulged the development recently at the 2018 Seed Fair and Farmers’ Field Day, in Abuja, maintained that Nigerian rice tastes […]
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FG denies plan to hike varsity tuition fee

FG denies plan to hike varsity tuition fee

“I must confirm to you that government has no plan to increase tuition fees in Nigerian universities as being claimed by ASUU.” – Sonny Echono Fred Ezeh, Abuja The Federal Government has denied reports that there are plans to increase tuition fees in universities to N350,000. The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) raised the […]
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