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ASUU UPDATE : ASUU, FG Commence Negotiation Today

The federal government on Monday resumed talks with the leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) over the ongoing strike in public universities. The university lecturers have been on strike since November 4 demanding for improved funding of universities and implementation of previous

APC Will Take More Nigerians Out Of Poverty’ – VP Osinbajo

The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, has said that the Federal Government will do all it can to take more Nigerians out of poverty and improve the country’s Human Capital Development indices. Osinbajo stated this on Wednesday during a meeting with the National Economic Council’s Human

Nigerian Senate Passes ‘The Whistleblower’ Protection Bill

Today, the 8th Senate passed the Whistleblower Protection Bill. The Bill, which seeks to encourage and facilitate the disclosures of improper conduct by public officers and public bodies was presented by the Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters, chaired by Senator David Umaru,

See The Top 16 Largest Economics Target Set By FG

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has said that Nigeria is fast moving towards becoming one of the 16 largest economies in the world.   Osinbajo made the statement on Tuesday at the palace of the Emir of Gusau, Alhaji Ibrahim Bello, as part of

Beggars in Nigeria will start paying tax – FG

The Nigerian government has stated that no one would be left out in the campaign to enlarge the tax revenue. She said some beggars were earning millions and that “proceeds from begging are taxable. You are supposed to pay taxes even if your means of

Buhari Appoints New Heads For 23 Federal Agencies [List]

    President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointments of Chief Executives and Directors for twenty three Federal Government Agencies. The list was released last night. The names of the new appointees and the agencies are as follows: 1) National Agency for the Prohibition of

We Want To Create Over 15 Million Jobs – FG

The Federal Government plans to provide at least 15 million jobs for Nigerians by the year 2020 as captured in the recently launched Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP). The Minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udoma Udo Udoma, gave the assurance at a

Biafra: Nnamdi Kanu Defeats Federal Government in ECOWAS Court

Members of the indigenous People of Biafra are in jubilant mood following the latest victory by Nnamdi Kanu against the Federal Government. Leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu has defeated the Federal Government at the ECOWAS court today. The ECOWAS court sitting

FG Approves 8 New Universities Across Nigeria (See Names)

The Federal Government has approved eight new universities across the country. The approval was granted on Wednesday during a meeting of the Federal Executive Council, FEC, which held at the council chamber of the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The Minister of State for Education, Anthony Onwuka, who