Tag: Federal government of Nigeria

FG releases fund for school feeding programme

The Federal Government said it has commenced the release of funds for the second school term for the National Home-Grown School Feeding Programme.  Though the amount disbursed was not revealed, the…

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FG denies hiking petrol pump price as scarcity persists

The Minister of State Petroleum Resources Chief Timipre sylva  has denied any increase in the price of Premium Motor Spirit (PMS). His Senior Adviser (Media & Communications), Horatius Egua said…

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CBN to evaluate exercise as Nigerians cling to old notes

AS the countdown to the January 31, 2023 expiry date for the current designs of N200, N500 and N1000 gathers pace, top management staff of the Central Bank of Nigeria…

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‘Dec. 26, 27, Jan. 2 are public holidays’

The Federal Government has declared Monday, December 26; Tuesday, December 27, 2022 and Monday, January 2, 2023 as public holidays.  The three days are set aside for the citizens to…

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Fed Govt, States, local govts share N902b Nov revenue

The three tiers of government: federal, states and local governments, have shared N902.05 billion November 2022 revenue from the Federation Account. This is contained in a statement issued by the…

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Fraudster forfeits N40m Bitcoins, iPhones to FG

The Federal High Court in Lagos has ordered the forfeiture of 1.982, 022, 84 units of Bitcoin worth N40million, to the Federal Government. In addition, Justice Nicholas Oweibo ordered the…

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FG urges students to apply for UK scholarships

The Federal Government through the National Universities Commission has called on qualified Nigerians to apply for the Chevening scholarships, an initiative of the government of the United Kingdom. The call…

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No More UAE Tourist Visas For Persons Under 40 Years – FG

The Federal Government has reacted to a viral video showing stranded Nigerians at an airport in Dubai, the United Arab Emirates. The video suggested the Nigerians had been denied entry…

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CBN loans to FG hit N20.6trn-IMF and World Bank raised alarm

The Federal Government has shown no signs of putting the brakes on its recourse to the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) as its borrowing from the apex bank more than…

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Travellers from Nigeria have devised ways to buy cheaper tickets

Nigerians are beginning to take hard decisions in order to cut costs. Some Nigerian travellers told Ipledge2Naija that they were beginning to fly through neighbouring airports in order to cut…

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