Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
By Bar and Bench On Friday, August 18th, 2017
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ASUU wins as FG  agrees to pay varsity teachers N23b allowances

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) on Thursday won a major battle regarding their push for full implementation of the controversial 2009 agreement the Federal Government entered with it. This is because More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, August 17th, 2017
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We are ready to die if FG won’t release El-Zakzaky—Shi’ites

Members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) in Northern states on Wednesday took to the street in Kaduna to protest against the continued detention of their leader,  Ibrahim El-Zakzaky, by the Federal Government More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 16th, 2017
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ASUU strike may end in two days–FG

Says it has a way of engaging unions As Ngige accuses ASUU of violating labour laws The Minister of Education, Mallam Adamu Adamu, on Tuesday assured Nigerians that the industrial action embarked upon by the More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Oil wont last forever, FG tells N’Delta youths

Advises amnesty beneficiaries to prepare for life after oil The Federal Government has advised youth in the country, especially those in the Niger Delta region to prepare for life after oil. Speaking at a forum More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, August 13th, 2017
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Ozubulu Attack: FG sends five-member delegation to Anambra

To sponsor treatment of victims abroad The Federal Government, on Saturday, sent a five-man delegation to Anambra State, to condole with the government and people of the state, over last Sunday’s massacre at More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Alleged N249b Loot: FG halts litigation against seven banks

The Federal Government on Tuesday applied to discontinue its suit at the Federal High Court, Lagos seeking $793,200,000 (about N249,659,700,000) from seven banks, which it claimed they hid for “unknown government More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 9th, 2017
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Falana tackles FG over Lagos waterways

Lagos lawyer, Mr Femi Falana (SAN) has challenged the Federal Government over its decision to mine resources in the intra-inland waterways in Lagos. Falana who said the Federal Government was estopped anchored More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, August 1st, 2017
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Niger-Delta leaders announce plans to pull out of peace talks with FG November 1

Elders from the Niger Delta region under the aegis of Pan Niger Delta Forum (PANDEF) on Monday declared that they would withdraw from peace talks with the federal government after November 1. They anchored their More...

By Bar and Bench On Sunday, July 30th, 2017
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Peace Process: ‘Militants threaten to make Nigeria ungovernable,’ says Edwin Clark

Alerts Clark, others of their intention to bring oil production to zero Militants in the Niger Delta have issued a fresh threat to make Nigeria ungovernable soon. They have alerted the South-South leader and More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, July 6th, 2017
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Alleged Fraud: Metuh, FG battle in court over planned invitation of Dasuki to testify

As Appeal Court reserves ruling indefinitely The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja on Wednesday said it iwa ready to pronounce on the appeal filed by former National Publicity Secretary of the Peoples Democratic More...