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FG Bans EU Flights From Nigeria

The Federal Government has stated that airlines from the European Union would not be allowed into Nigeria as the EU had recently banned flights and visitors from Nigeria. The Federal Government disclosed this on Thursday, revealing that Nigeria will enforce the principle of reciprocity in granting permission to airlines to resume operations into the country […]

FG Evacuates 306 Nigerians From UAE

306 Nigerians have been evacuated from the United Arab Emirate (UAE). The latest evacuation was announced by the Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) via a tweet. The tweet reads, “Air Peace flight conveying 306 evacuees arrive Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport, Abuja at about 0844HRS from UEA, today Wednesday, 5th of August, 2020.” According to the […]

Nigeria To Evacuate 15 Citizens Stranded In Europe

The Federal Government has commenced the evacuation of another batch of 15 Nigerians stranded in Europe. The Nigerians in Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) disclosed this via its Twitter handle, on Thursday, July 9, 2020. As of 11 am, the commission said the evacuees would depart the Charles de Gaulle Airport in Paris via an Air France […]

Third Mainland Bridge Repairs To Begin In July 2020 Through

The Federal Government and Lagos State Government have sought the cooperation of motorists and residents on the partial closure of the Third Mainland Bridge which would last six months. Ahead of the closure of the bridge for maintenance work which is expected to commence on July 24, 2020, the government have urged residents to cooperate […]

FG May Resume Third Mainland Bridge Renovation, July 24

The Federal Controller of Works in Lagos State, Mr Olukayode Popoola, on Monday said disclosed that another phase of repair works may begin on the Third Mainland Bridge from 24 July 2020. According to the News Agency of Nigeria,NAN, Mr Popoola said consultations were on for another phase of repair works to begin on the […]

FG Cancels N7.8bn Debt For Radio, TV Stations

The Federal Government has offered 60 per cent debt cancellation  to defaulting radio and TV stations to the tune of N7.8bn. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alh. Lai Mohammed made the announcement at a briefing in Abuja in company of the Director-General of the National Broadcasting Commission, Prof. Armstrong Idachaba. According to the Minister […]

Missing N300bn: SERAP Gives FG 14-Day Ultimatum

Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) have given the federal government 14 days ultimatum  to investigate allegations of missing N300 billion public funds. SERAP is asking President Muhammadu Buhari to direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice, Abubakar Malami (SAN), and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to investigate the allegations of the missing […]

FG Issues Six Conditions For Reopening Of Schools, Varsities

The Minister of State for Education, Hon. Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba  announced  on Tuesday that the Federal Governments has issued six conditions  that must be complied with ahead of the resumption of schools and tertiary institutions across the nation. The Minister of State for Education, stated the conditions in Abuja at the 2020 Policy Meeting on Admissions […]

FG Approves N13b Intervention Fund For Pest Control In 12

The Federal Government has approved N13 billion as intervention fund for pest control in 12 northern states. The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development made the disclosure in a statement issued on Saturday. News Agency of Nigeria, NAN, reports that the Minister, Alhaji Muhammad Nanono, said that the intervention fund was to ensure uninterrupted […]

Lagos Drags FG, NASS To Supreme Court Over ‘Virtual Courts’

The Lagos State Government has asked the Supreme Court to determine the constitutionality of virtual court hearings. In the suit Lagos stated among others that divergent views on  legality of   virtual court proceedings are  causing apprehension over proceedings already conducted virtually in compliance with Practice Directions issued by the Chief Judge of Lagos State. Lagos, […]