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Code of Practice: MRA says FG wants to regulate social media through the backdoor

THE Media Rights Agenda (MRA) has described the Code of Practice for Interactive Computer Service Platforms/Internet Intermediaries introduced by the Nigerian government as an...

FG asks Facebook to stop IPOB from using platform to incite violence

THE Federal Government has asked Facebook to stop the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) from using its platform to incite violence and ethnic hatred...

What you need to know about the responsibilities of the Federal, State and local governments

THE roles of the three tiers of government in Nigeria - the federal government, the state governments, and the local government authorities (LGAs) -...
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ASUU strike: Students express frustration as union, FG clash

STUDENTS across Nigerian universities have expressed frustration at the incessant strike actions by the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) that punctuate the country's...

Under Buhari’s watch, FG agencies paid staff N132.5bn unapproved allowances in 2019

WORKERS in 20 ministries, departments and agencies (MDAs) of the Nigerian Federal Government received irregular payments and unapproved allowances amounting to N132.5 billion in...

In new Finance Act, FG increases education tax to 2.5%

THE Federal Government has increased education tax for tertiary institutions from two per cent to 2.5 per cent. This is contained in the 2021 Finance...
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Sugar tax: Manufacturers urge FG to revisit N10/litre excise policy

THE Manufacturers Association of Nigeria (MAN) has kicked against the Federal Government's decision to tax carbonated drinks. The announcement of the new tax regime was...

FG reduces Emirates flights as UAE continues anti-Nigeria policies

THE Federal Government has reduced the flight frequencies of Emirates Airlines into Nigeria from 21 flights to one per week. This is coming exactly eight...

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Privatisation council approves fast-tracking concession of Zungeru power plant

THE National Council on Privatisation has approved the fast-tracking of the work plan for the concession of the Zungeru...

Court jails Senator Nwaoboshi for seven years over money laundering

THE Lagos Division of the Court of Appeal has sentenced a serving Senator, Peter Nwaoboshi, to seven years in...

Nigeria-UK Migration Agreement: Smugglers, illegal migrants to face maximum sentence, deportation

THE United Kingdom government has signed a new migration agreement with Nigeria that will deter illegal migration, the Home...

Buhari condemns Shiroro attack, asks Nigerians to pray for safe return of abducted victims

PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has condemned Thursday's terrorist attack in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State, describing it as...

Court orders NIMC, NIS to release kidney donor’s biodata to Ekweremadu

A FEDERAL High Court in Abuja has ordered the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) and the Nigeria Immigration Service...
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