• BREAKING: FG, ASUU meet today to resolve strike

    BREAKING: FG, ASUU meet today to resolve strike0

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, will today (Thursday) meet with the leadership of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in a bid to end the over six months strike by the university lecturers. A statement by the Deputy Director of Press and Public Relations at the ministry, Mr Charles Akpan said

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  • FG suspends electricity tariff hike

    FG suspends electricity tariff hike0

    The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, NERC, has finally issued an order suspending the September 1, 2020 hike in electricity tariff for two weeks. This is in line with the agreement reached with the organised Labour on the suspension of strike over the hike in electricity tariff and increase in pump price of petrol Sunday night.

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  • FG approves outstanding payment to N-Power beneficiaries

    FG approves outstanding payment to N-Power beneficiaries0

    The Federal Government has approved the payment of stipends to the exiting N-Power beneficiaries under the National Social Investment Programmes. It said on Thursday that the approval was given for the payment of the outstanding stipends for the exited N-Power Batches A and B beneficiaries. The Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development,

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  • FG to announce flight resumption date next week

    FG to announce flight resumption date next week0

    The Federal Government on Thursday said it would announce the date for the reopening of Nigeria’s airspace to commercial flight operations next week. It stated that the airports remained shut as some gaps in the aviation restart process had not been closed. The Director-General, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Musa Nuhu, disclosed this during Thursday’s briefing

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  • Nigerians on foreign scholarships paid – FG

    Nigerians on foreign scholarships paid – FG0

    The Minister of State for Education, Mr Emeka Nwajiuba, has said Nigerians on scholarships abroad have been paid through their various embassies. The News Agency of Nigeria reported that Nwajiuba said this at the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 daily news briefing on Monday in Abuja. He said the money had gotten to the embassies

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  • FG, Chinese envoy meet over Nigerians’ positive cases in China

    FG, Chinese envoy meet over Nigerians’ positive cases in China0

    Officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Thursday held a meeting with the Chinese Ambassador to Nigeria, Dr Zhou Pingjian, in Abuja over 72 Nigerians who tested positive for COVID-19 in Guangzhou, Guangdong Province of China. The parley, it was gathered, discussed the development and other issues relating to the maltreatment of Nigerian nationals

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