The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige, says President Muhammadu Buhari has established several job creation program with the aim of reducing the alarming unemployment rate in the country. Ngige said this at a Job Fair in Abuja that the statistics of unemployed youths in the country is very worrisome, and the government wants […]

President Muhammadu Buhari says any Federal Government worker not captured on the Integrated Payroll and Personnel Information System by Oct. 31 would not be paid salary. Buhari said all agencies of government must obtain permission and follow due process as they embark on any recruitment exercise. He said total overhead cost for the year 2020 […]

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige says the federal government would have to lay off workers to be able to meet a wage bill of N580 billion needed to meet labour’s demand on the new wage. Ngige told labour leaders in Abuja that the sum is what would be needed by government to […]

Former Aviation Minister Femi Fani-Kayode says President Muhammadu Buhari’s planned visit to South Africa, following the xenophobic attack on Nigerians is an “insult” to Nigerians According to reports, Fani-Kayode in a tweet said Buhari should have rejected the invitation extended to him by South African president Ramaphosa. He said a President does not reward a […]

Troops of the Nigerian Army have arrested a bus driver and seven passengers who are illegal immigrants and believed to be working for the Islamic State West Africa Province and the Boko Haram fighters along Yola Road in Borno State. The eight suspects were rounded up by troops of 331 Artillery Regiment deployed at a […]

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party in February 23, 2019 election, Atiku Abubakar, has painted a gloomy picture of the country as Nigeria marks her fifth ninth independence anniversary. The former Vice-President, in his message on Nigeria’s 59th independence anniversary, said the nation’s founding fathers could not have imagined that 59 years after independence, […]

President Muhammadu Buhari today hinted that the newly created Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development would oversee the administration’s Special Intervention Programme. Buhari, who said this in his broadcast to the nation to mark the country’s 59th independence anniversary, also stated that he had directed the release of N600bn for capital project […]

The Federal Government has arraigned the convener of #RevolutionNow Protest, Omoyele Sowore, before a Federal High Court in Abuja. Sowore, the publisher of online news platform Sahara Reporters, was arraigned with his co-defendant, Olawale Bakare today. The duo were brought to the court by operatives of the Department of State Services. Sowore was arrested last month for […]

Nigeria’s Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has assured Nigerians that the Federal government is doing all it can to surmount the huge challenges facing the country Speaking at an interdenominational service in Abuja to mark the nations 59th independence anniversary Professor Osinbajo says Nigerians should expect a new country as God has taken away power and […]

Speaker of the House of Representatives, Femi Gbajabiamila says unpatriotic activities of serving and retired public office holders are responsible for the socio-economic misfortune in the power sector. Gbajabiamila said this while declaring open the investigative hearing into the Federal Government’s abandoned power projects from 1999 to date. He said it is time in Nigeria’s […]

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