Education Minister Reaffirms January 18 School Resumption Date

The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu has confirmed that the January 18, 2021 school resumption date will stand. According to a statement released on Thursday, by Bem Goong – the Ministry’s Director of Press and Public Relations, the Education Minister stated that the decision was reached following extensive consultations with state governors, commissioners of…

FG Sanction Passport Holders, Travellers, Govt. Officials For Skipping COVID-19 Test Protocols

The Federal Government has sanctioned travellers, government officials and other passport holders; for failing to undergo compulsory COVID-19 tests after returning into the country. Dr Sani Aliyu – the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on Covid-19 – spoke extensively in a video released on Twitter; by the Ministry of Information and Culture on…

FG Suspends Issuance Of Licenses For Free Trade Zones, Inaugurates Performance Evaluation Panel

The Federal Government of Nigeria has suspended the issuance of licences for the operation of free trade zones (FTZs) across the country. The Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Niyi Adebayo revealed the development during the inauguration of the panel set up to evaluate the performance of Free Trade Zones; which was held on Monday.…

We Will Sanction DisCos Selling Prepaid Meters – FG

Special Adviser to the President on Infrastructure, Ahmed Zakari has stated that the federal government are ready to sanction any official of electricity distribution companies (DisCos) caught selling prepaid meters to consumers. Zakari who spoke extensively in Wednesday’s stakeholders’ meeting explained that the prepaid meters are meant to be provided without added charges to consumers.…

Concerning the FG policy on Digital Economy, 9mobile pledges their support

Concerning the FG policy on Digital Economy, 9mobile pledges their support

Concerning the FG policy on Digital Economy, 9mobile pledges their support. Toward the country’s economic transformation through the Digital Economy policy strategy of the Federal government the Nigeria’s leading telecoms provider, 9mobile has promised it support. Alan sinfield, the chief executive officer of the company who was accompanied by the members of the management team,…

A recent engagement between FG and organized labour to revitalize the oil and gas sector

A recent engagement between FG and organized labour to revitalize the oil and gas sector

The Federal Government and Organised Labour (NLC, TUC and others) held consultation meetings on September 15, 24 and 27, 2020. Following the extensive deliberations, the following resolutions have been reached: A Technical Committee on Electricity Tariff policy has been established. This committee Wii be chaired by the HMS Labour and Employmen, Festus Keyamo and comprises…

FG begins it registration for the N75bn MSME survival fund to self employed, transporters, and artisans

FG begins it registration for the N75bn MSME survival fund to self employed, transporters, and artisans

The Federal Government of Nigeria has started the registration of potential beneficiaries of two MSMEs initiative which are the #15 billion Guaranteed offtake Scheme to help alleviate the impact of the covid’19 pandemic with the mind to foster the economy of the country by creating new job opportunities and saving existing jobs and the MSME…