Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
By Bar and Bench On Thursday, December 7th, 2017

FG orders Kachikwu, Baru to end fuel scarcity

Blames situation on external demand The Federal Government has directed the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibe Kachukwu and the Group Managing Director (GMD) of the Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation More...

By Bar and Bench On Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

We won’t impose FG’s minimum wage on states—Buhari

In what appears a departure from what previous administrations had done, President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday said the new minimum wage for workers in the country must take into consideration the ability of each More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Again, family members back Maina, warn political gladiators to tread with caution

The Maina Royal family of Borno State has warned political gladiators to keep off their son, Alhaji AbdulRasheed Maina who was recently reinstated by the Federal Government back to the Civil Service in order to More...

By Bar and Bench On Friday, October 27th, 2017

Nnamdi Kanu: Why FG should arrest Senator Abaribe now—Igbo Youths

A pressure group operating in the South-East under the name of World Igbo Youth Congress (WIYC) on Thursday asked Abia State Governor, Chief Okezie Ikpeazu and Senator Enyinnaya Abaribe to produce the leader of More...

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...