FG restores curfew, restriction on mass gatherings

The Federal Government has re-introduced a nationwide 12am to 4am curfew to curtail further spread of COVID-19. The National Incident Manager, Mukhtar Mohammed, disclosed this at the briefing of the Presidential Steering Committee on COVID-19 in Abuja. Mohammed said the…

Third Mainland Bridge shut for 3 days

The federal government has shut the Third Mainland Bridge in Lagos to enable it carry out urgent repairs. The closure was carried out at midnight on Christmas Day and will remain so until tomorrow. A 48-hour partial closure of the…

FG to open Kara Bridge on Saturday

Barring any last minute delay, the Federal Government has assured the public that the outbound Lagos end of the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway, closed down for repair works would be opened this weekend. The Lagos State Director of Works in the Federal…

FG to establish fund for the arts, launch national policy on culture, tourism

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the federal government has finalised plans to launch a national policy on culture and tourism that will serve as the legal framework for the sectors. He made the…

Minimum wage: Labour gives FG Oct 16 ultimatum (Nation)

Labour on Wednesday gave the federal government an October 16 ultimatum to resolve all issues surrounding the consequential adjustment of salaries for the implementation of the minimum wage. Its leadership, comprising the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union…

Peace Corps urges FG to expedite action on bill (Guardian)

The Peace Corps of Nigeria yesterday urged the federal government to speed up the process of signing the bill seeking to establish it into law, noting that it will provide jobs for youths and help curtail insecurity in the country.…

Develop Badagry’s tourism potentials, Sanwo-Olu urges FG (ThisDay)

Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has called on the Federal Government to open up Badagry axis of the state to boost commerce and tourism potentials of the area. Sanwo-Olu said there’s need for Nigeria to look beyond oil to…

FG inaugurates inter-governmental affairs panel (Nation)

The federal government on Tuesday inaugurated the permanent standing committee on Inter-Governmental Affairs under the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF). The SGF, Boss Mustapha, explained that the committee is not new as it had…

Kwara understudies TraderMoni to fight poverty

The Kwara State government is understudying the TraderMoni programme of the federal government to extend soft loans to traders and reduce mass poverty in the state. “On Friday, Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq visited the Abuja headquarters of the Government Enterprise and…

Lagos, FG sign agreement to end waterways dispute

The lingering dispute between Lagos State and the federal government over the control of waterways has come to a rest, with the signing of an agreement for cooperation by both parties on Monday. Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu received the officials of…

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