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FG May Extend Phase One Of COVID-19 Vaccination By Two

Following demands by Nigerians, the Federal Government may extend the ongoing vaccination against Coronavirus by two weeks. The first phase of the vaccination is expected to end on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, by the Federal Government’s timeline and at least 1.2 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccines have been administered on Nigerians. According to the Executive […]

Yemi Farounbi Urges FG To Implement CONFAB Resolutions

Nigeria’s former Ambassador to the Philippines, Dr Yemi Farounbi has urged the Federal Government to implement the 600 resolutions of the 2014 National Conference. He spoke on Monday, April 12, 2021, in Ibadan, while featuring on the BCOS Television Breakfast Programme, ‘AM 120’. Dr Farounbi said unless the Nation goes back to the recommendations of […]

Senate Investigates FG Agency Over Sale of ₦31M Jeeps for

The Senate Public Accounts Committee has commenced investigation into the alleged sale of two Prado jeeps worth ₦31m at ₦1.5m by officials of the Lake Chad Research Institute, in Maiduguri, Borno State. The Committee discovered the ridiculous transaction while scrutinising the 2015-2018 Auditor General’s report currently being treated by both chambers of the National Assembly. […]

Resident Doctors Vow To Continue Strike

The Nigeria Association of Resident Doctors has vowed to continue its on-going strike until the federal and State Governments concede to its demands. NARD made its position known in a communiqué issued at the end of a virtual extraordinary National Executive Council, meeting, signed by Dr Uyilawa Okhuaihesuyi, its President today in Abuja. The association […]

“Digital Technology will Boost Economic Transformation” -Buhari

The Federal Government has urged Nigerians to take advantage of Technology and Digitisation to equip themselves with relevant skills. President Muhammadu Buhari gave the advice in Abuja at the 50th Annual Accountants’ Conference of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN). Represented by the Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs Zainab Ahmed, […]

Stop Gloating At Disappearance Of NAF Fighter Jet – FG

The Federal Government has condemned the malicious celebration of the disappearance of the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) fighter jet in Borno on March 31, by some Nigerians. The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, at a media briefing in Abuja, admonished those that were gloating over the incident; calling for support for the […]

Court Paralysed In Oyo State As JUSUN Commences Nationwide Strike

The Oyo State Chapter of Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria, JUSUN, has paralysed judiciary activities in the State as the Union embarked on nationwide strike. BCOS News visited various Courts including the Federal High Court division, National Industrial Court, Court of Appeal, Oyo State High Court Iyaganku and High Court, Ring road, all in Ibadan. […]

FG Commits To Spend Half A Percent Of GDP On

The Federal Government will allocate half a percent of Nigeria’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to research and innovation in a determined effort to enhance the country’s economic growth and development. This was disclosed in a speech delivered by President Muhammadu Buhari at the opening of the 2021 Technology and Innovation Expo themed “Science, Technology, and […]

Minimum Wage: NLC Stages Nationwide Protest

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has staged a nationwide protest over proposed amendments to the minimum wage for Nigerian workers.  This protest which is being coordinated from the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, on Wednesday, Marrch 10, 2021, is said to be holding following attempts by some Lawmakers at the National Assembly to remove the […]

FG Launches Temporary Passport For Nigerians Abroad

The Federal Government has launched the ICAO-Complaint Nigerian Temporary Passport (NTP) for citizens of the country living abroad.  The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola revealed this in a tweet on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, adding that the NTP is a travel document designed for a one-way trip to Nigeria only. The Interior Minister noted […]