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FG Approves ₦13bn For Community Policing

The Federal Government has approved N13.3 billion for take-off of Community Policing initiative. This was contained in a report submitted to the National Economic Council (NEC) presided over by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday. The report was submitted by the NEC’s ad-hoc committee on Security and Policing chaired by Ekiti Governor Kayode Fayemi. There […]

Aviation Sector: FG Moves To Prevent Job Losses

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige, has appealed to the employers and the employees in the Aviation industry to embrace  social dialogue  in order to prevent job losses. The Minister made the appeal in a statement, signed by Mr Charles Akpan, Deputy Director, Press and Public Relations in the ministry on Friday […]

“Nigeria’s Economy Risks Return To Recession” – Fed Govt

The federal government of Nigeria has warned that the nation risks a return to recession unless there is a strong third quarter economic performance. Minister of State for Finance, Budget and National Planning, Clement Agba  disclosed this yesterday while representing the Minister for Finance, Budget and National Planning Mrs. Zainab Ahmed, at an interactive session […]

“Doctors’ Strike Is A Clear Negation Of Their Hippocratic Oath”

The Information and Culture Minister, Lai Mohammed, has described the intended Doctors strike as ill-timed, ill-considered and a clear negation of the Hippocratic Oath to which the doctors subscribe. Information and Culture Minister made the position of the Federal Government known on Sunday at a joint news briefing in Abuja with Health Minister Dr. Osagie […]

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 […]

(WATCH) Femi Falana Reacts To National Lockdown, Other Issues

There must be a review on lockdown guidelines to allow for the provision of more essential services and cushioning the effects of lockdown occasioned by the spread of Coronavirus pandemic. Human Rights Lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, SAN, expressed this view while contributing to BCOS daily Breakfast Television programme, ‘AM120’, on Monday, April 13, 2020. He […]

Unilorin Joins ASUU Strike For The First Time In 20

The University of Ilorin has joined the two weeks warning strike embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of University, ASUU. The decision of the institution’s branch of ASUU to join in the general nationwide warning strike is the first of its kind in 20 years. Channels Television on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 reported that […]