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Federal government urges governors to use ecological funds judiciously

The Federal Government on Wednesday urged state governments to judiciously use ecological funds to complement its efforts in addressing the multifarious ecological challenges in various communities across the country.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government inaugurates reconstructed Maska Earth Dam

The Federal Government has inaugurated the reconstructed Maska Earth Dam in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State.

SGF tasks retired civil servants on peace, progress, unity of Nigeria

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, has urged retired civil servants to keep working for the peace, progress and unity of the nation.

Federal government commissions N263 million erosion control projects in Karishi, Abaji

The federal government, yesterday, commissioned a N263million erosion control projects in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), executed through the Ecological Fund Office (EFO) in Karishi and Abaji.
Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF) Boss Mustapha

SGF: Federal government to diversify economy through lottery

As part of efforts to diversify the economy and generate more revenues, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Boss Mustapha, has expressed the Federal Government’s determination to revitalise lottery industry as an additional source of income.

Minister: Federal government completes 73 ecological projects in three years

The Federal Government said on Monday that it initiated and completed 73 Ecological Projects across the country in the last three years.

Federal government commissions N461 million erosion control project in Taraba

The Federal Government has handed over a N461 million culvert and drainage construction for erosion and flood control works to communities in Kofar Fada, Shettima and Kasuwan Yelwa areas of Taraba State.

Minister: No part of Nigeria’ll suffer neglect under President Buhari’s government

Minister of State, Labour and Employment, Prof. Stephen Ocheni, has restated President Muhammadu Buhari’s commitment to accelerate development in all part of the country irrespective of its geographical or political considerations.

Federal government hands over erosion control projects to communities in FCT

The Federal Government, yesterday, handed over the soil erosion and flood control project to Veritas University, Bwari, Saburi and Kubwa communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), to prevent flooding and ease pedestrian and vehicular access.

Federal government urged to extend school feeding from primary 4-6

Secretaries to Governments of States have appealed to the Federal Government to extend its school feeding programme of National Social Investment Programme (NSIP) to primary four through six.

Federal government receives 1.1 trillion requests data for erosion, flood control

The Federal Government, on Thursday, disclosed that it had received about 1.1 trillion requests data, particularly on soil erosion and flood control.

House of Reps urge federal govt to adhere to NDDC Act

The House of Representatives has urged the Executive Arm of government to adhere to provisions of the Niger Delta Development Commission Act in respect of tenure of the current board.

Senate probes alleged illegal renewal of tenure of NDDC board members

The Senate has launched investigation into illegal renewal of tenure of board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC.

Abba Kyari, Winifred Oyo-Ita in warm embrace, reconcile at FEC

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari and Head of Service of the Federation, Mrs. Winifred Oyo-Ita, on Wednesday, embarked on fence-mending as they embraced warmly and smiled to the camera.

President Buhari has compassion for Nigerian masses – Boss Mustapha

The newly appointed Secretary to the Government of Federation, Mr Boss Mustapha, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari, has deep compassion for the suffering of Nigerian masses.

Fed govt reads riot act to MDAs over payment of constituency projects

Lawal gave the warning at the opening of the Stakeholders’ Interactive Forum on the Implementation of Zonal Intervention/Constituency Projects, in Abuja, on Thursday.

Fed govt to start local manufacturing of sports equipment

Hajiya Habiba Lawal, Acting Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), said government was making efforts to commence local manufacturing of sports equipment.

NIMC tasked to remove duplicate biometric from national database

The federal government has charged the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) to eliminate the régime of duplicate biometric based databases in the national identity card management as the proliferation of biometric based identity system is not cost effective.

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Anambra to seal off petrol stations operating cooking gas plants

To curtail fire outbreaks in Anambra, the state government has said it will seal off all petrol stations operating cooking gas plants within their premises. This is also in a bid to save the citizenry from losing their lives and properties to such disasters.
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South-East leaders seek post-election Igbo agenda

Igbo leaders at the weekend called for a post-election Igbo agenda that would be anchored on restructuring of the nation. The leaders made the case when they paid a solidarity visit to President-General of the pan Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, in Enugu.
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Seyi Makinde vows to probe Governor Ajimobi’s N30bn post-election contracts

Oyo State Governor-elect, Mr. Seyi Makinde, has promised a radical review of all contracts awarded in the immediate wake of the March 9 gubernatorial election and others already linked to it.
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EFCC declares ex-NIA chief, wife wanted for alleged money laundering

For allegedly failing to appear before a Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, to face charges bordering on alleged money laundering, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), has declared a former Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA), Ambassador Ayodele Oke, wanted.