Tag Archives: Federal Government

ASUU And The Need For Intellectual Struggle


For a couple of decades, the integrity of the Nigerian University system has been erased and what remains is the urge for degrees instead of a functional University system where the hunger for knowledge can’t be quantified. The lingering faceoff between the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) and the Federal Government has almost killed the University system due to …

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Government Encouraged By Growth In Non-Oil Sector – Udoma


Following the release on Monday of the latest GDP Growth numbers by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS), the Minister of Budget and National Planning, Senator Udoma Udo Udoma, says government is encouraged by the continuing growth recorded in the non-oil sector, which grew by 2.05% in the second quarter of 2018. This he noted was evidence that the implementation …

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FOI Act: Group Accuses FG Of Condoning Impunity

Media Rights Agenda (MRA) on Monday accused the Federal Government of condoning “unbridled impunity” by hundreds of public institutions that have refused to implement the Freedom of Information Act (FOI). The body,speaking through a statement, also said non compliance of the affected organisations with thier obligations under the law “makes a mockery of the Administration’s claim that it is committed …

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Treat Nigerians with respect and dignity-Omobude tells Federal Government

Omobude (m) addressing the press at the Covenant Christian Centre, Iganmu, Lagos on Tuesday

Federal Government should provide an atmosphere of respect, dignity, freedom for every Nigerian We believe people can agitate but it should be within the confine of the law FG should equip the police to handle civil cases Anyone who violates the laws of the land should be dealt with President of the Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria (PFN) Rev. (Dr.) Felix …

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Nigerian Government Begs Dangote to Complete Refinery Before 2019

The Federal Government has said it relies heavily on the Dangote refinery (www.Dangote.com) to fulfill its promise to Nigerians to end fuel importation by December 2019. To this end, the Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Mr. Ibe Kachikwu, who visited the Dangote oil refinery site at Lekki Free Trade Zone, in Lagos, said the government is ready to play …

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Crude oil: Nigeria loses N18bn daily

Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo has confirmed that the country loses 1 million barrels of crude oil per day. Activities of the militants in the Niger Delta region of the country is responsible for the loss which is costing the challenged economy about $43m daily. Osinbajo who spoke at the maiden quarterly business forum organised by members of the organised …

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