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FG Warns Nigerians Against Jungle Justice For Boko Haram Members


The Federal Government has advised Nigerians against meting out jungle justice or lynching of suspected terrorists instead, such cases should be reported to relevant authorities. The advice was contained in a statement issued and signed by coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr Mike Omeri. Omeri expressed worry over the ... Read More »

FG Declares Friday, Monday Public Holidays


The Federal Government on Tuesday declared Friday​, ​April 3​,​​ ​and Monday​, ​April 6​,​ as public holidays to mark the Good Friday and Easter Monday celebrations respectively. The Minister of Interior, Abba Moro, made the declaration in a statement issued on his behalf in Abuja by the Permanent Secretary of the ... Read More »

FG Has Deployed 600 ‘Saboteurs’ To Foment Trouble In Six States – APC Campaign

APCPCO-Garba Shehu

As the nation prepares to vote for a new president on Saturday, March 28, the Presidential Campaign Council of the All Progressives Council has alleged a “sinister and desperate plan by the Federal Government to deliberately engineer trouble in six Nigerian states in order to avert the imminent defeat on ... Read More »

Emir Sanusi Insists ‘Missing’ $20bn Issue Not Yet Sufficiently Addressed


Immediate past Governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria now Emir of Kano, Lamido Sanusi, has said that the issues surrounding the alleged missing $20bn oil money have not been adequately addressed by the Federal Government. Sanusi, who is now referred to as Muhammadu Sanusi II, had last year while ... Read More »

Don’t Ignore Boko Haram/ISIS Alliance, BBOG Cautions FG


The #BringBackOurGirls advocacy group has cautioned the Federal Government against treating with levity, Boko Haram’s reported allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria. The group, therefore, urged the government to probe the implications of the alliance and to work hard to frustrate such a deadly collaboration. The BBOG ... Read More »

No Human Rights Violations In Counter-Insurgency Operations — Jonathan

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President Goodluck Jonathan said Tuesday in Abuja that utmost care was being taken by the Federal Government to avoid collateral damage to the lives and properties of civilians as the military intensifies its ongoing offensive against Boko Haram. Speaking at an audience with the new South Korean Ambassador to Nigeria, ... Read More »

APC Campaign Wants FG, NIMASA To Explain N52bn Cabotage Fund


The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organization has asked the federal government and Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), to explain to Nigerians what happened to the $800 million (US Dollars) and N50 billion of the Cabotage Vessel Finance Fund (CVFF) under the agency. The fund is made up ... Read More »

FG Plotting To Create Fake Shekau To Link Buhari With Terrorism – APC Presidential Campaign


The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation has raised the alarm about reports of a fake Abubakar Shekau (Boko Haram leader) allegedly being paraded by the Federal Government, which it alleges the government intends to use to create an impression that it is winning the war on terrorism. The party ... Read More »

Boko Haram Will Not Disrupt 2015 Polls, Jonathan Assures Nigerians

GEJ-Alara of Ilara Epe

President Goodluck Jonathan on Saturday vowed that the Federal Government would regain parts of the country seized by the Boko Haram terror group. Mr. Jonathan gave the assurance when he paid a courtesy visit to traditional rulers in Epe, near Lagos. “I have made all the tools and machineries available ... Read More »

FG Plotting To Blackmail Northern Islamic Clerics, District Heads Over Alleged Stolen PVCs – APC Campaign


The President Goodluck Jonathan-led Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) is planning to use security agents to implicate some northern Muslim clerics and traditional rulers as having stolen permanent voter cards (PVCs) to rig the March 28 presidential poll in favour of Muhammadu Buhari, the All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organisation (APCPCO) ... Read More »

Emulate Citizens Of Niger, Embark On Solidarity March For Soldiers, FG Urges Nigerians


The Federal Government on Wednesday called on Nigerians to borrow a leaf from their Nigerien counterparts and march in solidarity for soldiers fighting insurgency in the North-Eastern part of the country. Coordinator of the National Information Centre, Mr. Mike Omeri, who made the call at a press briefing on the ... Read More »

APC – NEMA Being Forced To Brand Donations To IDPs With PDP Logo, Jonathan’s Slogans

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The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Council (APCPCO) has warned the Federal Government to desist from the systematic destruction of state institutions, the latest example being the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), which it said has been forced to shed its garb of a neutral, public service institution by donning, branding their ... Read More »

FG Siphoned N800m For Unexecuted Project In Edo – Oshiomhole

Adams Oshiomhole

Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party-led Federal Government of stealing N800 million for a water project that was never executed in Okpella, Etsako East Local Government Area of the state. Speaking on Monday at the inauguration of the construction of 24-km Ogiriga-Afokpella-Okugbe-Imiekuri-Ohu road project ... Read More »

FG Has Abandoned Bakassi Indigenes – Monarch Cries Out


The Paramount Ruler of Bakassi in Cross River State, Etim Okon-Edet, has accused the federal government of abandoning indigenes of the community. He also appealed to the Federal Government to ensure proper resettlement of Bakassi indigenes who were displaced from the Bakassi peninsula. Mr. Etim stated these in an interview ... Read More »

Obey Courts Judgment, Keep Military Out Of Elections – APC Campaign Tells FG

Muhammadu Buhari

The All Progressives Congress Presidential Campaign Organization (APCPCO) has urged the federal government to obey the various decisions of the highest courts in the country, directing that the military and all armed personnel be kept out of the nation’s election processes. “Following recent calls by our Presidential Candidate, General Muhammadu ... Read More »

Polls Shift: FG Cautions Diplomats Against Interference In Internal Affairs


The Federal Government yesterday frowned at some members of the diplomatic community’s penchant for making what it termed “unguarded utterances” on matters that are strictly within the domestic jurisdiction of Nigeria. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Amb. Aminu Wali made the government’s position known in Abuja at an interactive session with ... Read More »

700 IDPs In Abuja Camp Protest Neglect By FG


Over 700 Internally Displaced Persons in New Kuchingoro, Abuja, camp have kicked against their alleged neglect by the Federal Government, lamenting that they now rely on charity from churches and individuals to survive. Most of the camp residents were displaced from Gwoza Local Government Area of Borno State in January ... Read More »

2015 Elections: FG Deny Claims Of Non-Accreditation Of Foreign Media


The Federal Government on Thursday faulted claims by some foreign journalists that they were denied accreditation to cover the country’s upcoming general elections. A statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information, Dr. Folasade Yemi-Esan, said the claim was false and advised the general public to disregard the ... Read More »

How Boko Haram Plans To Bomb Polling Units During Elections – FG


The Federal Government on Thursday exposed plans by the extremist group, Boko Haram, to attack polling units during this month’s general election. It said the sect has perfected plans to collect, buy or steal the Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) of eligible female voters, give them to female suicide bombers to ... Read More »

Constant Power Supply: With PDP, There’s No Hope – Oshiomhole‎


Governor Adams Oshiomhole of Edo State, on Thursday accused the Peoples Democratic Party-led federal government of failing to improve the power sector, in line with the promise it made to Nigerians in 1999. He said the fact that the Presidency had to fuel power generators at the Presidential Villa was ... Read More »