Tags : FG

Strikes: FG To Meet NLC, TUC, Others On Saturday

The Federal Government has scheduled a special meeting with representatives of the Nigeria Labour Congress, the Trade Union Congress, their affiliates, as well as members of Civil Society Organisations as one of the ways to end incessant industrial actions by workers. The Minister of Labour, Senator Chris Ngige, disclosed this in an interview with journalists […]

Food, Fertilizer Importation: Buhari Orders CBN To Pay No Kobo

In his quest to boost the agriculture sector of Nigeria, President Muhammadu Buhari has echoed his administration’s commitment to ensuring Nigeria is self-sufficient in food production. President Buhari directed the Central Bank of Nigeria “not to issue a kobo” of the Country’s reserves for the importation of food items and fertilizer. The President, at a […]

Incoming Airlines To Carry 200 Passengers Per Trip – FG

The Federal Government has issued a schedule for the partial resumption of international flights, after months of suspension due to the coronavirus outbreak in the country. In the document dated September 4, 2020, the aviation agency stated that a maximum of 200 passengers per incoming flights would be allowed into the country. It explained that […]

FG Postpones Resumption Of International Flights By A Week

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) on Thursday, August 27, 2020, said the resumption of international flights has now been shifted from August 29, 2020, to September 5, 2020. The Director-General of the NCAA, Musa Shuaibu Nuhu, revealed the news during a Presidential Task Force COVID-19 briefing in Abuja. He said while airlines and airports […]

FG Declares July 30, 31 As Public Holiday To Mark

The Federal Government has declared Thursday, July 30 and Friday, July 31 as public holidays to mark this year’s Eid-el-Kabir Celebration. This was disclosed in a statement issued on Tuesday, July 28, 2020, by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Georgina Ehuriah. According to the statement, the Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, congratulated Muslim faithful […]

FG Lifts Ban On Interstate Movement

The Federal Government has lifted the ban on interstate movement effective from July 1, 2020. Secretary to the Government of the Federation and Chairman Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Boss Mustapha, disclosed this on Monday, June 29, 2020, during the daily media briefing. National coordinator of PTF, Dr Sani Aliyu also added that only […]

FG Suspends Airline For Flying Naira Marley To Abuja

The Federal Government has suspended the operations of a private jet charter and aircraft maintenance firm, Executive Jet Services, for flouting COVID-19 regulations by flying Musician, Azeez Fashola aka Naira Marley, to Abuja for a concert. This was disclosed on Monday, June 15, 2020, by Mr Hadi Sirika the Minister of Aviation, during the Presidential […]

FG Reveals Five Airports That Will Be Reopened By June

The Federal Government has announced that only five airports will be reopened when flight operations resume on Saturday, June 21, 2020. According to a circular by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), asides the five selected airports, all others are to remain closed for further assessment. The memo further revealed that Nigeria’s airspace remains closed […]

FG: Domestic Flights May Resume June 21

The Federal Government has said that the ban placed on domestic flights may be lifted by June 21, 2020. The National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Sani Aliyu, stated this during a briefing in Abuja on Monday, June 1, 2020. At the briefing, Aliyu asked the aviation sector to begin to develop […]

Coronavirus: NCDC Reports 389 New Cases, Total Infections Now 8,733

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC, has disclosed that Coronavirus cases in the Country has increased with 389 new cases. The increase was disclosed on the Twitter handle of the NCDC on Wednesday, May 27, 2020, despite efforts by authorities to flatten the curve of the pandemic. This takes the country’s total infections to […]