Third Mainland Bridge to be closed for 24-hour – FG

The Federal Government says motorists will not be able to use some sections of the busy Third Mainland Bridge for a day as vehicular activities will be halted. Mrs Olukorede Kesha, the... Read more »

FG reacts to killing of 19-year-old Nigerian by Canadian police

The Chairperson, the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NiDCOM), Abike Dabiri-Erewa, has assured that there would be investigations into the death of Afolabi Stephen, a 19-year-old Nigerian student in Canada, murdered by the... Read more »

FG vows clamp down on illegal mining

The Federal Government has said it will put in place stringent measures to check the activities of illegal miners in the country. This is as the government admonished miners in the country... Read more »

FG to sell five power plants for 1 trillion ($1.15bn)

The Nigerian government has rolled plan to sell off five power plants under the National Integrated Power Projects for a total of about N1 trillion ($1.15 billion). According to The PUNCH, the... Read more »

Osun: FG resumes school feeding amid food poisoning allegations

The school feeding programme at Saint James Primary School B, People, Osogbo, which had been suspended due to allegations of poisoning in December 2023, has now resumed. Last year, 18 students from... Read more »

Federal Government to Fund Student Loan Scheme From Education Tax

The Federal Government has unveiled plans to finance the recently initiated Student Loan Scheme using education tax, in collaboration with the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS). FIRS Chairman Zacch Adedeji announced this... Read more »

FG destroys N9bn worth elephant tusks seized from traffickers

The Nigerian Government recently destroyed 2.5 tons of seized elephant tusks valued at over $11.2 million (N9.9 billion). This initiative aims to protect the dwindling elephant population by sending a strong message... Read more »

JUST IN: FG Asked To Ban Online Banking

The Nigerian government has been told to ban online banking outfits because their operations are prone to financial crimes. The Human Rights, Liberty Access and Peace Defenders’ Foundation and Campaign for Democracy... Read more »

Federal Government Advocates Yearly Review of Secondary Education Curriculum

Minister of Education, Prof Tahir Mamman, underscored the importance of an annual review of the Secondary Education Curriculum. Despite this imperative, Mamman noted that it has taken an astonishing 12 years to... Read more »

FG reopens Third Mainland Bridge

The Nigerian government on Thursday announced the reopening of the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos State. The announcement is contained in a statement issued by the Lagos State Commissioner for Transportation, Oluwaseun... Read more »