Tag: federal government

5 NGOs, 4 Journalists Sue Federal Government at ECOWAS Court Over Twitter Ban

Five non-governmental organizations and four journalists have filed a suit against the Federal Government at the ECOWAS Community Court of Justice in Abuja asking it to declare the indefinite suspension…

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Confronting Nigeria’s Domestic Terrorism Threat and the Federal Government’s Complicit Body Language

Following the announcement by Fulani Herdsmen to withdraw their service and demanding an outrageous sum of N475bn compensation, threatening acute shortage of beef, vegetables, tomatoes and onions, among other essential edibles…

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Athe: FG Can Widen Tax Net by Improving Data Collection

Victor Athe, who is the Partner, Tax and Strategy and CMO of Stransact, in this interview speaks about his firm’s current repositioning. Adedayo Adejobi brings the excerpts: How would you assess the…

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Nigerian Government Demands Justice over Killing of Nigerian in Cyprus

  The federal government has demanded that justice must be served accordingly on the sudden death of a 25-year-old Nigerian student in Cyprus, Mr. Ibrahim Khaleel Bello, and other Nigerians…

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Nigeria Set To Abandon Plastic Identity Card, Goes Digital

The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it was opting for a digital national identity card instead of the present plastic card. The Minister of Interior, Rauf Aregbesola, who disclosed…

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FG earmarks N4.28tn loan for N12.66tn 2021 budget

The Federal Government has proposed N12.66tn as aggregate expenditure for the 2021 fiscal year on a deficit of N5.16tn. It would be partly financed by a total loan package of…

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FG inaugurates WTO campaign team for Okonjo-Iweala

The Federal Government on Thursday inaugurated a campaign strategy team for Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala as she contests for the position of Director-General of the World Trade Organisation. The Minister of…

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P&ID: Nigeria Asks U.K. Court to Allow Appeal of $9.6 Billion Award

Nigeria’s government is in a London court to ask for more time to appeal a $9.6 billion arbitration award, an amount that is more than the country’s income from oil…

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To Vulnerable Farmers,FG Distributes Subsidised Fertiliser

Minister of State for Agriculture and Rural Development, Hon. Mustapha Baba Shehuri has flagged-off the distribution of subsidised fertilizers to select vulnerable farmers as part of COVID-19 palliative to mitigate…

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FG: Nigeria heading for recession in Q4 2020

Nigeria is heading for another recession in the fourth quarter of this year, the Federal Government declared on Friday. According to the government, findings showed that the country’s Gross Domestic…

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