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New salary begins April 1 2024 – FG

The Federal Government on Thursday said a new minimum wage regime would come into effect on April 1, 2024. The Minister of Information and National Orientation, Idris Mohammed, who disclosed this in an interview with newsmen in Abuja, said the current N30,000 minimum wage would expire at the end of March 2024. Mohammed said this […]Continue Reading

FG Inaugurates Grids Monitor Centre

The Federal Government has inaugurated an energy management and control centre established in Abuja to monitor electricity mini-grids operating across the country. It said the centre, known as the Energy Management System, would serve as the off-grid electricity supervisory control and data acquisition system for mini power grids in Nigeria. Speaking at the launch of […]Continue Reading

FG, Labour Agree N35000 Provisional Wage Rise (Video: BAT independence speech)

Federal Government has agreed to pay a provisional wage increase of N35,000 to all treasury-paid employees for a duration of six months. This was the outcome of consultations between a Federal Government delegation and leadership representatives from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and Trade Union Congress (TUC) in Abuja on Sunday, President Bola Tinubu had, […]Continue Reading

FG Declares Monday Independence Holiday

The Federal Government has declared Monday, 2nd October, 2023 as a public holiday in commemoration of Nigeria’s 63rd independence anniversary. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Dr Oluwatoyin Akinlade I’m a statement on Thursday said the Minister of Interior, Dr Olubunmi Tunji-Ojo made the declaration in Abuja on behalf of the federal government. “Dr […]Continue Reading

FG Denies Negotiating with Bandits

The federal government said yesterday it didn’t mandate anyone to negotiate with bandits on its behalf. Recall that the governor of Zamfara State, Dauda Lawal, had in a statement by his spokesman, Sulaiman Bala Idris, alleged on Monday that some federal agencies were secretly negotiating with bandits terrorising the State without his knowledge. The statement […]Continue Reading

FG Mulls Mobile Courts for SGBV Cases

As part of efforts to address cases of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence and other vices in the country, the Federal Government, through the Ministry of Women Affairs, has disclosed its readiness to introduce mobile courts. The Minister of Women Affairs, Uju Kennedy-Ohaneye, at a briefing in Abuja, on Monday, said, “If we have a mobile […]Continue Reading

Halt Unjust Fee Hikes, Commercialization of Education – Group Tells FG 

By Morenikeji Moses A non-governmental group, The Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa (CAPPA) has condemned the recent hike in school fees across public universities in Nigeria, saying they are outrageous and unconscionable.  In a statement issued in Lagos, the group said this disheartening trend is not just a knife in the back of poor […]Continue Reading

NLC Warms up for Indefinite Strike

As the ultimatum by the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, to the Federal Government to address the mass suffering and pains occasioned by the removal of subsidy on petrol expires today, the leadership of the Congress will meet next week to decide when to begin an indefinite nationwide strike. Newsmen gathered that the Vice President, Senator […]Continue Reading