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    Politics See Video of FG Meeting With Oil Producing State Governors On Economic Sabotage

    Video of the meeting Nigeria's Vice President Yemi Osinbajo held with military chiefs, ministers and governors in Aso Rock yesterday over economic sabotage. See video:
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    Politics Fuel Price Hike: Strike Looms As Labour, FG Meeting Ends in a Deadlock

    The Nigeria Labour Congress,NLC and its affiliate body, the Trade Union Congress,TUC, parley meeting with the federal government on Monday ended in a deadlock as labour unions vowed to press ahead with its industrial action, scheduled to commence tomorrow if the Federal Government fails to...
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    Business FG Owes 16 States N580bn on Rehabilitated Roads [See List of States]

    The federal government owes 16 states the sum of N580.5 billion for the various rehabilitation works carried out on some federal roads in their territories. The revelation was made at the public hearing of the joint House of Representatives committees on works and finance chaired by...
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    Metro Boko Haram Kingpin, Kabiru Sokoto Sues Federal Government For N300m

    The Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has fixed February 4 to hear a fresh suit lodged against the Federal Government by the convicted kingpin of the Boko Haram sect, Kabiru Umar. a.k.a. Kabiru Sokoto. Meantime, Sokoto who earlier instituted N300 million suit against the government over...
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    Politics Wike Commends Amaechi for Continuing Rail Project

    Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Ezenwo Wike has commended the Federal Government represented by Rotimi Amaechi for continuing with the revival of the railway transport system started by the previous administration. In an address during the flag off of Aba-Port Harcourt railway line in Port...
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    Metro FG Ready To Convert Unemployed Graduates To Teachers – Ngige

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has said all youths in the country are not entitled to the N5, 000 monthly stipend promised by the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government. The minister also said the Federal Government intends to convert most of the unemployed...
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    Metro Ex-Militants Threaten War Over Alleged Slash in 2016 Amnesty Budget

    Niger Delta ex-agitators, under the aegis of Presidential Amnesty Phase II, on Monday threatened war over the Federal Government’s alleged plan to slash the 2016 budget for the Presidential Amnesty Office. They argued that the proposed N20bn for the initiative was unacceptable to them. The...
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    Business Fresh Trouble As Crude Oil Prices' Fall Continues - Guardian

    Despite the Federal Government’s using a crude oil price benchmark of N38 for its 2016 proposed budget, an economic crisis looms. This is because by yesterday, the oil price continued to plummet, falling below $37 per barrel and international Brent crashing to below $40 for the first time since...
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    Metro FG Set To Develop New Strategy of Fighting Insurgency

    The Federal Government has reiterated its resolve at developing strategies that will put an end to the menace of the Boko Haram insurgency confronting the nation. President Muhammad Buhari, represented by Chief of Defence Staff, Lt. General Gabriel Abayomi speaking at the Chief of Army Staff...
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    Metro Bailout Not A Solution To Economic Woes - Ezekwesili

    The former Minister of Education and foremost campaigner of the BringBackOurGirls, Oby Ezekwesili, says the bailout granted by President Muhammadu Buhari to state governments is not a sustainable solution to the economic challenges facing the states. The former minister also lamented the...
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    Politics Shameful! FG Can’t Account For Chibok Girls - Soyinka

    Nobel Laureate, Prof Wole Soyinka has described the inability of the federal government to give account of the over 200 missing Chibok girls abducted by Islamist sect, Boko Haram, as a “shame”. Soyinka’s reaction to the federal government’s shortcoming was expressed after a mega-school was...
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    Metro Unemployment Is Responsible For Pro-Biafra Protests - Senator

    Senator Athan N. Achonu of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP ) representing Imo North, has attributed the on-going agitation for the realization of Biafran state as a result of unemployment among the youths which is worsening economic situation in the country. The senator, who spoke over the...
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    Metro Government Bans Importation Of 'I Better Pass My Neighbour' Generators

    The Federal Government has banned the importation of small generators popularly called 'I pass my neighbour,' used by low-income in the country. Controller, Federation Operations Unit Zone A, Lagos of the Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Mr Madugu Sanni Jubrin, disclosed this in Lagos while...
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    Politics Lai Mohammed Speaks Like A Tout - Fayose’s Aide

    The Special Assistant to the Ekiti State Governor on Public Communications and New Media, Lere Olayinka has described the Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed as unfit to speak for any decent government, saying, “he speaks like a tout”, Vanguard reports. Olayinka, who...
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    Business FG Is Owing Us N450bn - Oil Marketers

    Oil Marketers in Nigeria has come to out to say that they have backlog of unpaid claims to receive from the Federal Government since August 1, 2014 which has risen to N470 billion. This is even as the marketers say they require in excess of $2 billion dollars to pay off their foreign suppliers...
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    Politics Fayose's Statement on Allocation Is Reckless - Presidency

    The presidency has warned governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State to stop making unsubstantiated allegations pertaining to the running of the economy by the federal government, specifically on the September federal allocation of N389 billion. The presidency said Fayose’s comment on the...
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    Politics Dasuki pleads not guilty to Money Laundering Charge

    Col. Mohammed Sambo Dasuki has denied charges of illegal possession of an arms cache including assault rifles and a sub-machine gun found when security agents raided his homes in Abuja, the capital, and the northern city of Sokoto and also pleaded not guilty to money laundering brought against...
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    Politics FG Files Money Laundering Charge Against Dansuki

    The Federal government of Nigeria has added a fresh charge of money laundering to the precious charges against the immediate past National Security Adviser (NSA), Col. Mohammed Sambo Dansuki (rtd) at the Federal High Court, Abuja. The prosecution counsel, Shuaib Labaran, at the resumed hearing...
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    Politics We Are Not Owing ex-Militants, Says FG

    The Head, Media and Communication, Presidential Amnesty Office, Mr. Owei Lakemfa in Abuja made a statement available to the public that all monthly payments to ex-militants under the Presidential Amnesty Programme were up to date. According to him, the federal Government has always paid in...