Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Why FG is after me—Senator Misau

The Senator representing Bauchi Central Senatorial District, Isah Misau  on Tuesday said he was ready to meet the federal government in court to defend allegations of forgery and perjury preferred against him. Misau, More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, October 12th, 2017

FG denies scrapping Post-UTME

Minister of Education, Prof Adamu Adamu has given Nigerian universities the green-light to proceed with their Post-UTME arrangements as earlier scheduled. Prof Adamu gave the go-ahead on a day the Ministry of Education More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

Alleged N3.2bn Fraud: FG stalls Orji Kalu’s 10-year old corruption trial

The Federal Government on Tuesday stalled a decade-old trial of a former Governor of Abia State, Dr Orji Kalu, in a N3.2 billion fraud charge at a Federal High Court in Lagos. Mr. Kalu is being prosecuted by the More...

By Bar and Bench On Thursday, September 28th, 2017

Independence Day: FG declares Monday public holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday public holiday in commemoration of the nation’s 57th Independence anniversary on October 1. The Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau, made the More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 23rd, 2017

We have uncovered IPOB’s slush account in Paris–FG

Following intelligence reports, the Federal Government has located a slush account in Paris to which some Nigerians have made huge deposits in support of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB). It has also uncovered More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, September 22nd, 2017

FG approves N450bn for payment of ex-staff of Nigeria Airways

Former staff and retirees of the defunct Nigeria Airways are to smile soon. This is because the federal government has approved N450 billion for the payment of their gratuities and other retirement benefits. The More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 16th, 2017

FG defends Army’s Python Dance, says it is not meant to intimidate citizens

The Federal Government on Friday reassured Nigerians that the Operation Python Dance in Abia State was not meant to intimidate citizens, but rather to ensure that law-abiding citizens are protected. Minister of More...

By Bar and Bench On Saturday, September 9th, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu’s father raises the alarm, says FG wants to kill his son

Takes case to United Nations As police refute allegation, say no one wants Kanu dead His Royal Highness, Isaac Okwu Kanu, is the traditional ruler of Afara Ukwu Ibeku in Umuahia North Local Government area of More...

By Bar and Bench On Monday, September 4th, 2017

FG, ASUU to resume negotiation after Eid-el-Kabir—Ngige

Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr Chris Ngige has said that negotiation between the Federal Government and Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) would resume after Eid-el-Kabir. In a statement issued More...

By Bar and Bench On Wednesday, August 30th, 2017

Nationwide Strike: We won’t meet with FG for now—ASUU

Shuns well publicized meeting with FG to await response on counter offer Ngige: Strike to top FEC meeting today NANS gives govt 21 days to end strike The much awaited meeting between the Federal Government and More...