Daily Trust newspaper had reported that about 300,000 children have lost their lives to Boko Haram insurgency in the Northern region of Nigeria. The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) revealed that the children lost their lives in the last 12 years. 2 things the Federal Government of Nigeria can do to tackle banditry and terrorism in the Northern region of Nigeria :
It is no longer news that three kingpins involved in the kidnap of over 100 students of Bethel Baptist school, Kaduna some months ago have been arrested. NPF Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba paraded the suspects at the headquarters of the defunct Special Anti-Robbery Squad (SARS), in Abuja.
The Parish Priest of Saint Finbarr's Catholic Church in Rayfield, Jos Plateau State, Reverend Father Godfrey Gopep, has urged the Federal Government of Nigeria to make an upward review of the retirement age for civil servants in Nigeria to 70 years. The man of God made the call to the government of Nigeria during his sermon on Sunday, September 26, 2021, citing the challenges retirees face after service as the reason for his call.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has banned senior secondary school one and two from applying and taking the external West Africa Senior School Certificate Examination, National Examination Council (SSCE) and National Business and Technical Examination Board. This was contained in a circular that was issued by the Federal Ministry of Education to principals of Federal Unity Colleges.
The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation(AGF), Abubakar Malami, has supported the decision of the government not to name the sponsors of terrorism in the country at this moment. He said it was necessary in order not to jeopardize investigations. The Minister of Justice made it known today, Wednesday, September 22,2021, in New York, while speaking to newsmen.
People of Lagos-Sango-Abeokuta in Ogun State severally asked when the Federal Government of Nigeria and the State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun will look into fixing the deplorable state of roads in the area, as residents of the area asked authorities concerned do the needful. Recall that Mr. governor said, during his visit that he had made several efforts to speak with the Federal Government over possible takeover of the roads for reconstruction, saying he is yet to get approval for the road while he was forcefully stopped while embarking on a campaign tour in the area.
Following the devastating situation of the economy in the country, and the poor revenue issues, however, the situation has taken a positive turnaround following the news of President Buhari's, instructions to the Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) to tax digital transaction across Nigeria.
The Federal Government of Nigeria declared its plan on Tuesday to take Covid 19 Vaccination to Churches and worship centres. This was disclosed by the executive director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency Faisal Shuaib during a sensitization of Christian leaders on the second phase of the Covid 19 Vaccination in Abuja.
The Executive Governor of Ebonyi State, Dave Umahi, has given his backing to Federal Government of Nigeria on the issue on Value Added Tax, VAT, collection. He said that he would continue to preach that Federal Government should be collecting VAT and share to states.
On Friday, September 17, 2021, Oyo state high court has granted a relief sought by Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho, Yoruba nation activist and has ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay him N20 billion for the damages done to his properties.vacy Sett Photo Credit: Google
The Federal Government of Nigeria has promised that the ban on Twitter will soon be lifted. This was confirmed on Wednesday by the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed while answering questions from State House correspondents in Abuja. He stated that a lot of progress has been made in the ongoing dialogue with Twitter.
An Oyo state high court sitting in Ibadan, on Friday ordered the Federal Government of Nigeria to pay N20billion to Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Igboho. Justice Ladiran Akintola of an Oyo state high court delivered the judgment on the N500 billion fundamental human right case instituted by the Yoruba nation activist against the Federal Government and State Security Service (SSS ).
The Federal Government of Nigeria on Tuesday 14th September, 2021, announced that it has plans on ground to take COVID-19 vaccination to Christian Worship Centers. This was disclosed by the Executive Director of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency, Faisal Shuaib in Abuja while sensitizing Christian leaders on the second Phase of Covid-19.
The Federal Government of Nigeria has reached an agreement with Germany for the return of hundreds of artefacts carted away during the colonial period. During the colonial period, thousands of Benin artefacts (metal plaques and sculptures) were taken from the palace of the ancient Benin Kingdom and the valuables later landed in museums across the United States and some European countries.
The Federal Government of Nigeria revealed on Wednesday that it was in the process of lifting the over 100-day ban on the social media platform, Twitter. Mr Lai Mohammed, the Minister of Information and Culture, assured the people during the State House correspondents' briefing following the end of the Federal Executive Council meeting presided over by President Muhammadu Buhari at the First Lady’s Conference room, Presidential Villa, Abuja on Wednesday.
The Federal Government of Nigeria, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has commenced the final payment of the arrears on the outstanding allowances of 9,066 N Power volunteers as the ministry made this known on Friday through a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Bashir Alkali.
Covid-19 is here, and it has become part of our everyday lives. This is why the Federal Government of Nigeria is doing all it can to safeguard the health of its citizens through vaccination. The Latest of the F. G intervention is the vaccination of Nigerians at their Christian worship centre, which the Government says would be on Sunday.
A Nigerian Police Affairs Minister identified as Muhammad Dingyadi, has reiterated the stance of the Federal Government of Nigeria in reintegrating bandits and kidnappers who surrender into the wider society. The Nigerian Police Affairs Minister made this known on Tuesday night during a 'Politics Today' Channels Television programme.
It is now exactly two months that Nigerian Resident Doctors have gone on strike. Admist of the strike, no fewer than 353 Nigerian doctors have dumped Nigeria for the United Kingdom in the last 100 days, as the negotiation between striking doctors and government stalemated. According to a report by Punch, UK’s General Medical Council licensed the 353 Nigerian-trained doctors between June 10, 2021 and September 20, 2021.
The Npower Beneficiaries of the Nigerian Government Program will receive their payment soon. According to a reports by This Day, the Federal Government of Nigeria has commenced the payment of outstanding allowances to 9,066 Npower volunteers of Batches A and B of 2016 and 2018. In a statement released by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, Mr. Bashir Alkali has confirmed that.