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SOCIETY

Covid-19 Restriction : FGN Imposes Curfew, Bans Nightclubs, Limits Social Covid-19 Restriction : FGN Imposes Curfew, Bans Nightclubs, Limits Social Gathering Nationwide

The Federal Government of Nigeria has reintroduced Covid-19 restrictions order across the country.This was announced on Monday by the Head of Technical Secretariat of the Presidential Steering committee (PSC) ,DR Mukhtar Mohammed.He disclosed that the directive take effect from Tuesday 11 May 2021. "

  1 year ago ago
Covid-19 Restriction : FGN Imposes Curfew, Bans Nightclubs, Limits Social Covid-19 Restriction : FGN Imposes Curfew, Bans Nightclubs, Limits Social 
Gathering Nationwide

SOCIETY

Today's Headlines:Informant Fueling Banditry In Zamfara – Matawalle, FGN Paid $500m For New Jets –US

FGN paid $500m for new jets – US Informants fueling banditry in Zamfara – Gov Matawalle The Zamfara State Governor, Hon. Bello Mohammed Matawalle has lamented that informants are the brain behind security challenges in the State. He said that most of the bandits were not from the State and do not know anything about the State.

  10 months ago ago
Today's Headlines:Informant Fueling Banditry In Zamfara – Matawalle, FGN Paid $500m For New Jets –US

SOCIETY

FGN Silent On Igboho's Arrest And Planned Repatriation From Benin Republic - Report

With the current situation between the government of Nigeria and the Republic of Benin concerning the arrested Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho, the Punch newspaper have made an attempt to get the response of the Federal Government of Nigeria FGN. The FGN wanted to repatriate the activist to the custody of the Department of State Services (DSS) on Wednesday but the Republic of Benin had insisted that they should follow due process because the case have international interest, it added.

  11 months ago ago
FGN Silent On Igboho's Arrest And Planned Repatriation From Benin Republic - Report

MILITARY

OPINION: How repentant and rehabilitated bandits can be utilized to counter terrorism

Nigeria is a blessed country that has been troubled by insecurity for years. The Boko Haram sect remains a serious threat to the safety of Nigerians particularly northerners. A group of terrorists Photo Credit: Leadership News Recently, a faceless group of barbaric combatants popularly called bandits also contribute to the security concerns facing the nation.

  10 months ago ago
OPINION: How repentant and rehabilitated bandits can be utilized to counter terrorism

POLITICS

Opinion: The FGN Will Not Yield to IPOB's Ultimatum to Release Nnamdi Kanu on or Before November 4th

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) is trying Nnamdi Kanu for infringement against Nigeria, Nigerians and the President. The ongoing insurrection, unrest and killings in the South-east are a result of his agitation for an independent country, Biafra. Nnamdi Kanu is also accused of taking advantage of the #EndSARS protests by encouraging protesters to target specific people and interests.

  8 months ago ago
Opinion: The FGN Will Not Yield to IPOB's Ultimatum to Release Nnamdi Kanu on or Before November 4th

MILITARY

Ariel Bombardment Will Only Make The Situation Worse - Gumi Cautions FGN Against Attacking Bandits

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has once again asked the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to go soft on bandits. The controversial cleric was speaking with Punch News over efforts being made to rescue the kidnapped pupils of Tegina Islamic School, Niger State.

  1 year ago ago
Ariel Bombardment Will Only Make The Situation Worse - Gumi Cautions FGN Against Attacking Bandits

JUSTICE

The Punch Reached Out To FGN On Their Response To Igboho's Arrest And Planned Repatriation

The Punch Newspaper have reached out to representative of the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to respond to the arrest and planned extradition of an embattled Yoruba Nation activist, Sunday Adeyemo popularly known as Sunday Igboho. The newspaper noted that the FGN had planned to repatriate him on Wednesday but the Republic of Benin however said they will not be part of the process that did not follow the law because the case is of international interest.

  11 months ago ago
The Punch Reached Out To FGN On Their Response To Igboho's Arrest And Planned Repatriation

JUSTICE

Yoruba Nation Rally: Check Out Moment Police Officer Fell While Chasing A Protester

More pictures have emerged from the Yoruba Nation rally being held in Lagos state. The rally which was organized by the popular Yoruba Nation activist Sunday Adeyemo aka Sunday Igboho is coming despite heavy security presence. According to pictures shared by BBC News Pidgin, it showed the moment a police officer tripped off and fell while chasing a man.

  1 year ago ago
Yoruba Nation Rally: Check Out Moment Police Officer Fell While Chasing A Protester

JUSTICE

Yoruba Nation Rally: Traditionalists Join Protest In Lagos

The Yoruba Nation rally has recorded a large turn out of protesters in Lagos State. However, what is even more interesting is the category of people that were seen partaking in the protest. Video has emerged showing that traditional worshipers were not left out in the protest.

  1 year ago ago
Yoruba Nation Rally: Traditionalists Join Protest In Lagos

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FAAC Shares N733.095 Billion June Revenue For FG, States, Local Governments For The Month Of July

Photo : Credit Facebook The Federation Accounts Allocation Committee (FAAC) had shared a total sum of N733.095 billion as June 2021 revenue allocation to Federal, States and Local Government Councils. This was disclosed on Friday by the Office of the Accountant-General of the Federation in a communique issued at the end of the virtual meeting of the Federation Account Allocation Committee (FAAC) for July 2021.

  11 months ago ago
FAAC Shares N733.095 Billion June Revenue For FG, States, Local Governments For The Month Of July

RELIGION

Twitter Ban: Pastor Enoch Adeboye Defies FG

The general overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye has defied the ban placed on Twitter by the Nigerian government. Adeboye took to his official verified Twitter handle to say that tweeting is within the United Nations (UN) Universal Declaration of Human Rights.

  1 year ago ago
Twitter Ban: Pastor Enoch Adeboye Defies FG

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FGN Has Received £4.2 Million Ibori Loot - Abubakar Malami

The Federal Government of Nigeria has received a total sum of £4,214,017.66 Ibori's loot. The Minister of Justice and Attorney General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami has disclosed that Federal Government of Nigeria has received the £4.2 million seized from the associates of convicted former Delta State Governor, Mr James Ibori.

  1 year ago ago
FGN Has Received £4.2 Million Ibori Loot - Abubakar Malami

JUSTICE

Opinion: Why Sunday Igboho Should Learn From Nnamani Kanu's Rearrest

With the rearrest of the leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra IPOB, Nnamdi kanu by the Federal Government of Nigeria FGN, it sends a clear warning to popular Yoruba activist Sunday Igboho and other secessionist agitators in the country. Igboho has been towing the wrong path in agitating for the creation of the Oduduwa Republic, daring the FGN on several occasions.

  1 year ago ago
Opinion: Why Sunday Igboho Should Learn From Nnamani Kanu's Rearrest

EDUCATION

No School Is Safe Until Government Engages Bandits Meaningfully - Sheik Gumi Says

Popular Islamic cleric, Sheik Abubakar Gumi, has noted the need for the Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) to engage bandits meaningfully. He noted this while speaking in an interview with the Punch News on efforts to rescue the kidnapped pupils of Tegina Islamic School, Niger State.

  1 year ago ago
No School Is Safe Until Government Engages Bandits Meaningfully - Sheik Gumi Says

DIGITAL-TECHNOLOGY

Federal Government may ban Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp - Lai Mohammed

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has threatened to ban Facebook, Instagram, Whatsapp and other social media. The Minister for Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed disclosed this while responding to the National Assembly on issues bordering on the recent ban on Twitter, a micro-blogging site.

  1 year ago ago
Federal Government may ban Facebook, Instagram and Whatsapp - Lai Mohammed

SOCIETY

Information Revealing Kanu's Collaborators Known, We Won't Spare Them - FGN Vows

The Federal Government of Nigeria (FGN) has vowed not to spare anybody who has been collaborating with the arrested leader of the Indigenous People Of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu no matter how highly placed they are in society. According to the Vanguard News, Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, made this known on Thursday morning while briefing newsmen.

  1 year ago ago
Information Revealing Kanu's Collaborators Known, We Won't Spare Them - FGN Vows

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FGN denied asking Obi Cubana for loan

The Federal Republic of Nigeria has denied a claim that has been gaining momentum on social media, that it was considering borrowing money from business mogul, Obi Cubana. The Anambra billionaire was the talk-of-the-nation during the weekend for his mother's burial. Owing to the affluence and display of wealth from the burial, many took to social media writing the Federal government was amazed about Cubana's wealth and as a result, wishes to borrow money from the business man.

  11 months ago ago
FGN denied asking Obi Cubana for loan

POLITICS

FGN Begins Selection Of N-Power batch-C Applicants.

The federal Government of Nigeria, has begun the selection process of applicants who indicated interest to be employed under N-power batch 'C'.

  1 year ago ago
FGN Begins Selection Of N-Power batch-C Applicants.

SOCIETY

FGN plans reintroduction of toll fees, Nigerians to pay N500, N200 on motorways

The Nigerian Federal Government is reintroducing a toll collection system on some selected dual motorways across the country, but this time with a new open road policy. This new system means that the toll collection on roads will be without the use of toll booths but an all-electronic cashless tolling system.

  10 months ago ago
FGN plans reintroduction of toll fees, Nigerians to pay N500, N200 on motorways

ECONOMY-FINANCE

FGN to borrow N5.62trn to finance deficit in 2022 budget — Minister of Finance

The Federal Government of Nigeria has submitted a proposal to borrow the sum of N5.62 trillion to finance deficits in the 2022 budget, and also slash capital expenditure in 2022 by N259.315billion. As proposed by the Federal Government, the budget for the year 2022 is N139.3trillion. In addition, Col. Ahmadu Ali(rtd), the Comptroller General of Nigerian Customs Service, NCS, has advised the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR to issue licenses to petrol stations in neighbouring countries, to check the smuggling of petroleum products to those countries.

  10 months ago ago
FGN to borrow N5.62trn to finance deficit in 2022 budget — Minister of Finance