We Won’t Cause More Hardship Buhari Tell Nigerians As 5% VAT Increased to 7.2%

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Abuja assured Nigerians that the Federal Government will not inflict additional hardship on citizens. He said it will rather keep seeking ways to ameliorate their sufferings and create a more enabling environment for everyone to thrive. The President spoke while receiving the new executive of Trade Union Congress (TUC) […]

Buhari Directs EFCC, NIA To Investigate UK Court’s $9.6bn Judgment

President Muhammadu Buhari has directed the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, the National Intelligence Agency and the Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, to conduct a thorough investigation into the activities of the Process and Industrial Developments Limited which was recently asked by a United Kingdom court to seize $9.6bn in Nigerian assets. The development was […]

FromBare2Blue: MBA Urges Federal Government To Regulate Forex

The Managing Director MBA Forex, Mr. Maxwell Odum has called on the Federal Government to regulate Foreign Exchange Investment market in Nigeria. Maxwell stated this during a media conference over the weekend at Victorial Island, Lagos, heralding the ‘FromBare2Blue’ a financial revolution round-table discussion event. He said, “Investors money can only be protected by government […]

Atiku Laments Nigeria’s Increasing Debt Profile

The presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Atiku Abubakar has lamented Nigeria’s increasing debt profile under the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari. Africa News24 earlier reported that the Debt Management Office (DMO) on Wednesday disclosed that the Public Debt Data comprising the domestic and external debts of the Federal Government, States government and […]

Just In: Nigeria In N24trillion Debt – DMO

The Debt Management Office (DMO) has revealed that the Public Debt Data comprising the domestic and external debts of the Federal Government, States government and FCT stands at ₦24.947 Trillion. Africa News24 reports that the data was released in a statement on Wednesday. The statement reads: “At ₦24.947 Trillion (US$ 81.274 Billion) as at March […]

FG Begins Interrogation Of Ex-ministers Over Alleged $2bn Fraud

The Federal Government has begun interrogation of those implicated in the alleged fraud that leftover 65,000 Nigerian shareholders losing two billion dollars worth of shares. According to NAN, those invited for interrogation were the former minister of Budget and National Planning, Sen. Udo Udoma and his counterpart in the Ministry of Trade and Investment, Okechukwu […]

Northern Group Give Buhari 30-Days Ultimatum To Implement Ruga

…………………Attack Osinbajo, Obasanjo, Others A section of Northern Nigeria youths under the Coalition of Northern Group (CNG), has spoken on the controversial Ruga settlement plans by the federal government. The group while revealing their position on the issue at the end of its meeting on Wednesday, issued a 30-day ultimatum to President Muhammadu Buhari, to […]

UPDATE: Buhari Suspends Ruga Settlement Project

……..It Is Not Compulsory But A Willing Programme Says Umahi President Muhammadu Buhari has suspended the `Ruga Settlement’ Programme initiated by the Federal Ministry of Agriculture in preference for the National Economic Council (NEC)’s National Livestock Transformation Plan (NLTP). Gov. David Umahi of Ebonyi disclosed this on Wednesday while briefing State House correspondents after a […]

Just In: Buhari Suspends RUGA Settlement

The Federal Government has announced the suspension of the planned ‘Ruga settlement’ project. According to Channels Television, a source in the Presidency revealed the FG’s decision to suspend the programme, which has generated mixed reactions from Nigerians. Africa News24 (AN24) understands that “Ruga Settlement” seeks to settle migrant pastoral families. It simply means rural settlement […]

Minimum Wage: Buhari Govt, Labour Fail To Agree On Implementation

The Federal Government led by President Muhammadu Buhari and the Nigerian labour have failed to reach an agreement on the consequential adjustment arising from the N30,000 new national minimum wage. Africa News24 (AN24) reports that the Federal Government and labour representatives met on Thursday but the meeting ended without an agreement. The representatives of the […]

Oba Akiolu Leads Call For Recovery Of Properties Seized From Lagos Govt

Use Your Position To Better Lagos- Sanwo-Olu Advises Speaker The Oba of Lagos, Oba Rilwan Akiolu, wants all properties belonging to the State, which were forcefully taken over by the Federal Government to be returned. The monarch urged the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Rt. Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila, to use his position as the […]

FG Orders Implementation Of History As A Standalone Subject

The Federal Government has ordered the implementation of ‘history’ as a standalone subject in both primary and secondary school’s academic calendar in Nigeria. The crucial pronouncement was given on Friday through the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education  Mr. Sonny Echono. The Federal Government has directed all primary and secondary schools across the country to immediately […]