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FG Announces New Date For Resumption Of International Flights

The Federal government has shifted the resumption date of international flights after operation were shut down in March due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Hadi Sirikia, the Minister of Aviation, had earlier announced that the date for resumption for International flights

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Resumption: FG Says Private Schools Can Charge Third Term Fees

After many months of shut down following the onset of COVID-19 pandemic, Private schools in Nigeria have been permitted by the Nigerian Government to charge school fees for the third term academic session as they get ready to reopen. Third

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Breaking: FG Releases Official Statement Announcing Exam Dates For Jss3 & SS3 Students

The Ministry of Education has announced that exit classes in Secondary schools across the nation will reopen for academic activities on August 4.  A statement released this afternoon July 27, by the Director of Press, Ministry Of Education, Ben Bem Goong, says

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WAEC Examinations: FG Proposes An Option As A Way Out For Nigerian Students

Nigeria is proposing an option to candidates of the West African Examination Council (WAEC) whose examinations have been cancelled this year due to the threat of COVID-19. The Minister of State for Education, Emeka Nwajiuba, during the Presidential Task Force

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COVID-19: Good News For Private School Teachers As FG Takes This Initiative…

Private school teachers have cried out for help due to unpaid salaries by their management since March when schools were shut down due to the Coronavirus pandemic. The President of the National Association of Proprietors of Private Schools, Yomi Otubela,

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FG Increases Pump Price Of Petrol | Details

The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency has announced a new price band for Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol. Sources at the Abuja headquarters of the agency said the rise in petrol price was primarily due to the increase

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FG Warns States Against Hasty Reopening Of Schools

States have been warned against reopening schools and other activities of mass gatherings ahead of proposed relaxation of measures taken to curb the spread of Coronavirus in the country. Secretary to the Government of the Federation SGF and Chairman of

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Democracy Day Celebration: Federal Government Declares Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Friday June 12, as public holiday to mark 2020 Democracy Day Celebration. Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Adesoji Aregbesola who made the announcement on behalf of the federal government, called on Nigerians to continue to

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Breaking: FG Lifts Ban On Religious Gatherings Despite COVID-19

The clamour by Nigerians for places of worship to be re-opened amidst the COVID-19 pandemic has gotten to the ears of the Federal Government. On Monday June 1, the Federal Government announced it has now lifted the ban on religious

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FG Hands Over Next Phases Of COVID-19 Battle To States, Community & Religious Leaders | See Details

The Federal Government says the next phase of the battle against the Coronavirus pandemic in the country will now lie solely in the hands of states, community leaders, religious leaders and others. This was made known by the Chairman of the

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Eid-Al-Fitr: FG Declares Public Holiday

The Federal Government has declared public holidays to mark the Eid-al- Fitri Celebration that signals the end of the sacred fasting month for Muslims. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government

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Federal Government Directs NAFDAC To Assess Plant-Based Solution As A Possible Cure Of COVID-19

The Federal Government has is borrowing a leaf from another African country – Madagascar and has directed the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration Control (NAFDAC) to carry out tests on plant-based cough mixtures, as a possible treatment for

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COVID-19: FG Speaks On Schools’ Resumption

Following the announcement by President Muhammadu Buhari, on a gradual lock down relaxation on the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Lagos and Ogun States, there have been speculations that schools may resume alongside other aspects of the economy. That will, however,

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Coronavirus Is Not A Scam, Please Take It Seriously- FG Warns Nigerians

The Federal government has warned Nigerians to take the Coronavirus pandemic seriously, saying it is not a scam. Some Nigerians are of the opinion that the pandemic is a hoax that is being used by some persons to milk the

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Conditional Cash Transfer: FG Explains How It Identifies The Poorest/Most Vulnerable Nigerians Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

Nigerians who have questioned how the Federal Government intends to do justice and correctly identify the most vulnerable citizens to benefit from its conditional cash transfer initiative now have an answer.  Read here. To cushion the effect of the economic

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COVID-19: Federal Government Begins Cash Transfer To Poorest Households

Minister of humanitarian affairs, disaster management and social development, Sadiya Farouq, says the Federal government has begun cash transfer to the poorest households in the country to cushion the economic impact of the Coronavirus pandemic. Farouk announced this at a press

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FG Alerts Nigerians Of Coronavirus Malware That Can Lock Them Out Of Their Gadgets

The Federal Ministry of Information and Culture has warned Nigerans of the existence of an Android-based malicious and fraudulent Coronavirus Ransomware Application. While the ransomeware application claims to provide updates on the virus and infections near the user, when downloaded it blocks

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FG Orders Closure Of Schools Nationwide

The Federal Ministry of Education is closing all tertiary, secondary and primary schools nationwide over the outbreak of the coronavirus in the country as part of measures to contain the spread. The Permanent Secretary of the ministry, Mr. Sonny Echono, confirmed this

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Coronavirus: FG Imposes Travel Restrictions To Nigeria From These Countries

The Federal Government has announced  its decision  to restrict entry into the country for travelers from 13 countries including the US and UK, as it announced five new cases Wednesday. The restriction will apply to travelers from countries with more

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Here’s Why The Federal Government Is Appealing To Senior Citizens In Particular To Stay At Home As The COVID-19 Threat Continues

As the world continues to battle the Coronavirus pandemic, more than any other group, senior citizens and persons with underlying health challenges have been determined by medical experts to have minimal chances of surviving the infection, if they contract it.

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Group Advises FG To Take This Step Towards Justice For Victims Of Rape And Sexual Assault

The federal government has been advised to double up in its efforts towards curtailing and possibly ending sexual violence. Following the launch of Nigeria’s first ever sexual offenders register; a group has advised the government to establish special courts for

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FG Names The Only 20 Registries Licensed To Conduct Marriages Nationwide

The Federal Government of Nigeria through its Ministry of Interior has said that a lot of the marriages conducted by various registries across the country are null and void. There has always been an argument around whether or not the

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Nigerians To Pay More For Electricity Consumption- FG

The Federal Government through the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission has increased the tariff payable by power consumers across the country. Findings from various documents obtained from the NERC on Wednesday in Abuja showed that beginning from next year, power consumers

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Federal Government To Proscribe The Almajiri Phenomena – Babagana Monguno

Almajiri is a system of Islamic education practiced in northern Nigeria, but it has become a source of worry for the country because that system does not balance religious education with western style education, causing a high number of out-of-school

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See Why FG Is Proposing To Stop Cooking Gas Consumers From Owning Cylinders

The Federal Government says it is coming up with a policy that would remove the ownership of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders from consumers. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, made this disclosure on Tuesday. Speaking

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