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The Coalition for the Protection of Democracy has criticized the constant taxes and charges imposed on Nigerians by the Federal Government. The group expressed that citizens are suffering greatly due to the taxes imposed by the FG. Chairman of COPDEM, Prince Rwang Pam, made this statement while speaking to reporters during the group’s convention and ICONS Democracy Awards ceremony, held […]

Ahmed Jaha, a member of the House of Representatives from Borno State, has urged the Federal Government to hire military soldiers for dealing with the security problems in the country. Jaha proposed that the government bring back the soldiers used during former President Goodluck Jonathan’s administration. The legislator, who represents the Chibok/Domboa/Gwoza Federal constituency, made this […]

The Senator who represents Ondo South and is a member of the ruling All Progressives Congress, Jimoh Ibrahim, has recommended that some ministers accused of corruption should be taken out of the cabinet. Ibrahim made this suggestion during an appearance on the Channels TV show, Politics Today, on Wednesday night and advised President Bola Tinubu to break up his cabinet and remove…

The Federal Government has clarified that there were no discussions with foreign countries regarding the establishment of foreign military bases in Nigeria. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Mohammed Idris, made this known in a statement on Monday. Giving further clarification on the issue, Idris said the FG was not engaged in any discussions […]

The Federal Government, states and the organised private sector on Thursday signed an accord for economic and financial inclusion. This formed “part of efforts to actualise delivery of financial services at affordable costs to all Nigerians, including those at disadvantaged and low-income segments of society,” the Presidency announced in a statement signed by the Vice […]

The Federal Government has formed a 28-member inter-ministerial committee to organise and oversee activities marking President Bola Tinubu’s first year in office. While inaugurating the committee in his office, the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, George Akume, emphasised the importance of the celebration in showcasing the administration’s achievements and commitment to the Renewed […]

The Federal Government, on Friday, announced the distribution of agricultural inputs to farmers in Abia, Kebbi, and Yobe states for the cultivation of crops on over 340 hectares of farmlands in the three states. It said the move was part of efforts to ensure the availability of staple food for citizens across the country amid […]

The Lagos State Traffic Management Authority cautioned drivers to follow speed limits when using the newly repaired Third Mainland Bridge's extensive section. This was revealed in a statement by the agency’s spokesperson, Adebayo Toafiq, on Wednesday. He urged drivers to adhere to all traffic signs and technological equipment installed to […]

The European Union, on Wednesday, said it is collaborating with the Federal Government to reduce environmental waste. Speaking during an event in Abuja to commemorate this year’s International Zero Waste Day with the theme: “Beat Waste,” Deputy Ambassador, EU Delegation to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Zissimos Vergos, said, “This year’s theme ‘Beat Waste’ underscores the top […]

The Federal Government has announced intentions to eliminate electricity subsidy for 15 percent of consumers.⁣ ⁣ This action would lower its N3.3 trillion expense and save the government about N1.1 trillion every year, the President’s Special Adviser on Information and Strategy, Bayo Onanuga, informed Reuters on Tuesday. ⁣ ⁣ Onanuga stated that the Bola Tinubu-led administration was determined to […]