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FG To Unveil Policies To Unbundle NIPOST

The Minister of Communications and Digital Economy, Dr Isa Pantami, has said the Federal Government would soon unveil policies to unbundle the Nigerian Postal Services (NIPOST). Dr Pantami stated this on Tuesday, August 3, 2021, in Abuja at the unveiling ceremony of NIPOST revenue stamp. The Minister described NIPOST as one of the most important […]

“Obaseki’s Claim On Printing Of ₦60BN Is Untrue” -Finance Minister

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Mrs. Zainab Ahmed has said there was no truth in the claim made by the Edo State Governor, Mr Godwin Obaseki that the Central Bank of Nigeria had to print between 50 Billion Naira and 60 Billion Naira for States to share in March at the meeting […]

Natanz Attack: Iran’s Zarif Vows Revenge Against Israel

Foreign Minister Mr Mohammad Javad Zarif has vowed revenge against Israel for an attack on Iran’s main nuclear facilities at Natanz. The Minister added that it will not stop high-level talks to restore the country’s nuclear deal with world powers. In a private meeting with Lawmakers on Monday, Mr Zarif pointed out that top Israeli […]

“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 […]

Eritrean Troops Begin Withdrawal From Ethiopia’s Tigray Region

Eritrean forces have started withdrawing from Ethiopia’s Tigray region in the north after fighting on the Government’s side in a war against the region’s fugitive leaders from the Tigray People’s Liberation Front (TPLF). The United States, Germany, France and other G7 countries called for a swift, unconditional and verifiable withdrawal of the Eritrean Soldiers, followed […]

Atiku, Okowa Congratulate Okonjo-Iweala On WTO Job

Former Vice President, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar and Delta State Governor, Ifeanyi Okowa, have congratulated Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala on her emergence as the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation (WTO). Channels TV reports that Alhaji Atiku and Governor Okowa, in their separate congratulatory messages, on Monday, February 15, 2021, believe the Delta-born former Minister of Finance […]

FG Raises Concern Over Possible Scarcity Of Petrol

The Federal Government has raised concerns about the possibility of scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS), also known as petrol, in the country. The Minister of State for Petroleum, Mr Timipre Sylva, raised the concern on Monday, February 1, 2021, at a late-night meeting between the Government and leaders of the organised labour. Channels TV […]

NIN-SIM Linkage: FG Extends Deadline By Eight Weeks

The Federal Government has extended the linkage of the National Identity Number (NIN) to Subscriber Identity Modules (SIM) by eight weeks. News of the extension was contained in a statement signed by spokespersons of the Nigerian Communications Commission and the ​Nigeria Identity Management Commission, February 1, 2021. According to the statement, the extension was approved […]

“There Has Been No Increase In Electricity Tariffs” -Keyamo

The Minister of State for Labour and Employment, Mr Festus Keyamo, has said there has been no increase in electricity tariffs, following an adjustment by the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). Speaking on Channels TV on Tuesday, January 5, 2021, the Minister explained that what was done was to adjust certain bands and to ensure […]