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…

* Gridlock: Don’t close Third Mainland Bridge, LASG counsels FG (Punch) * Illegal migrants not welcome in Lagos, says SSG (Nation)

THISISLAGOS MIDDAY NEWS UPDATE JULY 20, 2018   Gridlock: Don’t close Third Mainland Bridge, LASG counsels FG (Punch) The Lagos State Government on Thursday urged the Federal Government to postpone its planned closure of the Third Mainland Bridge in the…

Buhari govt confused, incompetent to stem killings, says Obasanjo (Punch)

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has again attacked the Federal Government, stating that the President Muhammadu Buhari administration is incompetent and incapable of addressing the killings and poverty in the country. He argued that the administration was confused and had reached…

Zinox boss to FG: Use Technology to eradicate corporate debtors, boost economy

Africa’s leading technology entrepreneur, Leo Stan Ekeh has charged the Federal Government to leverage technology in reducing to the barest minimum the growing incidences of corporate debts and usher in an era of unprecedented boom and sanity in the Nigerian…

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