FG to Jack up VAT on Luxury Items

  By Akin Akinremi The Federal Government will soon increase Value Added Tax (VAT) on some luxury items in the country. Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun, revealed this while…

Beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer Were Identified Before May 29 2015 – Presidency

By: Olajide Toriola Details are emerging on how the Federal Government determined the beneficiaries of the Conditional Cash Transfer who are now receiving the  N5000 monthly stipends across the 9…

MTN Pays N80bn out of N330bn Fine

Mobile giant MTN has paid N80 billion out of the N330 billion fine imposed on it for failing to deactivate more than five million unregistered SIM cards at the expiration…

FG Denounces Career Ambassadors’ Deployment

The Federal Government, through the Foreign Affairs Ministry, has refuted claims it deployed 47 career ambassadors-designate to various countries. The government said a circulating deployment list of the ambassadors did…

FG Declares Monday December 26, Tuesday Dec. 27 Public Holidays

The Federal Government has declared Monday, Dec. 26, and Tuesday Dec. 27 as public holidays to mark the Christmas and Boxing Day. Government also declared Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 as…

MMM Founder Writes FG, Says Nigerians Would Suffer if Scheme Fails

MMM Founder, Sergey Mavrodi, has said in an open letter to President Muhammadu Buhari that the scheme has done a lot to improve the welfare of Nigerians and reduce poverty…

FG Declares Monday Dec. 12 Holiday for Eid-Maulud

The Federal Government has declared Monday, December 12 as public holiday for the celebration of Eid-Maulud, the birth of Prophet Mohammed. A statement on Thursday by Minister of Interior Abdulrahman…

FG’s School Feeding Scheme Kicks off in Anambra

In another roll-out of one of the Social Investment Programmes of the Buhari administration, the National Homegrown School Feeding scheme has entered implementation stage with the feeding of primary school…

FG Information App for Launch Dec.15

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has announced that the Federal Government Information App (FGIAPP) will be launched in Abuja on 15 Dec. 2016, as part of efforts to…

Buhari Orders Probe of NYSC Corps Member Ifedolapo’s Death

President Muhammadu Buhari has commiserated with the families of three National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) members who lost their lives recently during the 2016 Batch ‘B’ Orientation Programme in three…