IPOB sit-at-home order: No need for show of strength, activist tells FG (Sun)

Rights activist and legal practitioner, Ebun-Olu Adegboruwa has urged Federal Government to consider option of negotiation and civilised way to address issue of agitation currently going on in all the states of the South East instead of show of strength…

Full text of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s speech at BUK Student Innovation Challenge

On Tuesday, September 4, Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo explained why the federal government, in collaboration with private sector, supports innovative, technology-driven ideas from varsities. The event was the Student Innovation Challenge held at Bayero University Kano (BUK), Kano State.…

Buhari won’t Islamise Nigeria, says SGF (Punch)

The Federal Government on Monday dismissed the allegation that President Muhammadu Buhari planned to turn the country into an Islamic state. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, described the allegation as a dummy being sold by…

FG, FIFA agree on working terms (Nation)

The Federal Government has embraced a working agreement that will see the country’s soccer administrators accept the Federation of International Football Associations (FIFA’s) statutes for the smooth running of the game, NationSport can reveal. The Federal Government on Saturday dispatched a letter…

Government’s inaction robs nation of $24b, 18,000 jobs (Guardian)

The Federal Government’s failure to get the Brass Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) project in Bayelsa State, (which it initiated) on stream, nearly 15 years after, has robbed the country of over $24b in estimated revenue, as well as, about 18,…

Why FG N10,000 loans may be campaign gimmick (Independent)

It is not new for sitting governments to intensify and amplify their people driven projects when an election year approaches. In fact, it is a norm in this part of the world. Just recently, Ekiti workers got stipends from monies…

Oshodi-Apapa: Maritime workers urge FG to begin reconstruction work from Apapa, Berger axis(Vanguard)

Maritime Workers Union of Nigeria, MWUN, has pleaded with Federal Government to prioritise Tin-Can/Berger axis in the reconstruction of Oshodi-Apapa Expressway because of its importance and level of deterioration. The union however commended the government for approving the reconstruction of the…

Lagos-Ibadan rail: FG to deploy 16 locomotives, 40 coaches, others (Punch)

The Federal Government will deploy about 16 locomotives, 40 coaches and 120 wagons in the standard gauge Lagos-Ibadan rail line that is currently under construction. It was gathered that the government had placed orders for the fabrication of the coaches…

FG threatens to shut down 106 radio, television stations (Punch)

The Federal Government has threatened to shut down 106 radio and television stations in the country. The National Broadcasting Commission,  which issued the threat on behalf of the Federal Government,  accused the stations of owing the commission the sum of…

* FG begins reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway in 2 weeks – Osinbajo (SUN) * Lagos to place Imams, Pastors on salaries for social reorientation (DailyTrust)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE JULY 27, 2018   FG begins reconstruction of Apapa-Oshodi Expressway in 2 weeks – Osinbajo (SUN) Federal Government yesterday said that the rehabilitation of the Apapa-Oshodi Expressway would commence within the next two weeks. Vice President…

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