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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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BREAKING: FG of Nigeria Announces Implementation Of New Minimum Wage Is In Effect

It’s been a long time coming and Nigerian workers finally can heave a sigh of relief as the federal government under  President Muhammadu Buhari has signed into law the immediate implementation of the N30, 000 minimum wage. The law according

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PFN Gives FG 14-Day Ultimatum To Bring Killers Of Mum-of-7 To Book

Following the gruesome murder of the RCCG preacher and mother of seven, Mrs Eunice Elisha Olawale during early morning evangelism in Abuja, the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) has given the President Muhammadu Buhari-led government and the Nigeria Police a 14-days

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Eid-El-Fitri Celebrations: FG Declares July 5 & 6 as Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared a 2-day public holiday, July 5 and 6, 2016 to mark Eid-el-Fitri celebrations across the nation. According to Punch, the news was released today, 30th of June, 2016 in Abuja by the minister of Interior,  Abdulrahman Dambazau .

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5.5 Million Nigerian Children to Benefit From FG Free Meal Programme

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, on Sunday, said the Federal Government is set to start a free meal program in public schools with a large number of students to benefit from it. Speaking at the eighth

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