Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
By admin On Thursday, May 17th, 2018

Urhobo Professors Decry FG Exclusion Of FUPRE In 2018 Budget

LAGOS MAY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Forum of Urhobo Professors, FUP, yesterday, raised the alarm over the non-inclusion of the statutory expenditure needs of Federal University of Petroleum Resources, Effurun, FUPRE, More...

By admin On Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Delta: After 28 Years, Koko Toxic Waste Evacuators Lament Neglect, Decry Death Of 40 Others

LAGOS MAY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-One hundred and seventy three (173) evacuators of the toxic waste dump in Koko community Delta State, out of which forty were reported to have feared dead over twenty eight years ago, More...

By admin On Monday, April 16th, 2018

Ijaw, Itsekiri Youths Advises FG Not To Play Politics With Dredging Of Warri Port

LAGOS APRIL16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaw and Itsekiri youths have advised the federal government not to play politics with the Warri Port dredging contract. The youths who commended Federal Government for the approval More...

By admin On Thursday, April 12th, 2018

FG Rescues Warri Port, Approves N13bn For Dredging Of Escravos Bar

LAGOS APRIL 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has approved the dredging of the Escravos Bar of Warri Port at a cost of N13 billion. The contract sum would also finance the replacement of the bad navigational More...

By admin On Saturday, May 27th, 2017

Children’s Day: Oluremi Tinubu Commends FG On Rescue of 82 Chibok Girls

Senator Oluremi Tinubu LAGOS MAY 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Senator Oluremi Tinubu representing Lagos Central Senatorial District has said the recent rescue of 82 of the abducted Chibok schoolgirls is a proof of the commitment More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

Biafra: Let The Igbos Go, Onuesoke Advises FG

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS MAY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Jolted by recent statement of General Ipoola Alani Akinrinade (RTD) that Igbos should have been allowed to secede, Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) Chieftain, Chief More...

By admin On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Ijaw Youths Commend FG on Modular Refineries, Insist On Resource Control

By Amos Okioma, Yenagoa LAGOS APRIL 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government of Nigeria has been given a path on the back for its recent acceptance of the conversion of the illegal refineries to modular refineries More...

By admin On Thursday, March 9th, 2017

FGN Savings Bond: Game Changer For Promoting Savings Culture

Director General of DMO, Dr Abraham Nwankwo By Amarachi Eshigu LAGOS MARCH 9TH (URHOBOTODAY)-It’s very much unlikely that there is an adult person, man or woman, who has never borrowed money at one time or the More...

By admin On Tuesday, February 28th, 2017

Medical Laboratory Scientists Condemn FG’s Adamant Posture to Its Regulatory Roles

By Barth Ndego LAGOS FEBRUARY 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The leadership of the Association of Medical Laboratory Scientists of Nigeria (AMLSN) has says it is worrisome to note that while other countries are putting in More...

By admin On Sunday, February 26th, 2017

FG Warns Against Consumption of Frozen Chicken

LAGOS FEBRUARY 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government on Friday warned Nigerians against the consumption of frozen chicken. It stated that such processed chicken causes kidney and other diseases. Minister of More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017
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Social Media: Uduaghan Decries Activities Of Blackmailers, Urges FG To Set-Up Legal Frame Work

Former Delta Governor, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Former Governor of Delta state, Dr Emmanuel Uduaghan has decried the activities of social media blackmailers in the state, just as he More...

By admin On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017

Amnesty: Aggrieved Ex- Niger Delta Militants Call For the Sack Of Gen Boroh

Gen Paul Boroh By Amos Okioma, Yenagoa LAGOS FEBRUARY 23RD (URHOBOTODAY)-Sequel to the refusal to include them in the federal government amnesty programme, Third Phase Leader of the arms struggle, Comrade Seiyefa More...

By admin On Wednesday, February 15th, 2017

Federal Government To Expand TSA Coverage

Finance Minister Kemi Aadeosun LAGOS FEBRUARY 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun on Tuesday said the Federal Government is determined to expand the coverage of the Treasury Single Account More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

FG, Okorocha Hail Imo Philanthropist, Mbisiogu for Donating Hospital to Umuchima Community

LAGOS JANUARY 18TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government and the Governor of Imo State, Owelle Rochas Okorocha, have commended Mr. Festus Mbisiogu, philanthropist and Chief Executive of Blue Diamonds Logistics, More...

By admin On Monday, January 16th, 2017

Federal Government Has No Business in Church Administration- Raymond Edijala

Hon Raymond Edijala LAGOS JANUARY 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The immediate past Chairman of Udu Local Government Council of Delta and a Board Member of Delta Development and Property Authority (DDPA) as well as the Vice More...

By admin On Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Nigeria Vice President, Osinbajo to Lead FG Fact-Finding Team to N’Delta Areas

Vice President of Nigeria, Yemi Osibanjo LAGOS JANUARY 10TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Presidency has constituted a fact-finding team, headed by the Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, to traverse the beleaguered area More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 13th, 2016

FG To Issue New Oil License to Fund 2017 Budget

LAGOS DECEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government will issue new oil licences as part of efforts to explore new streams of revenues to fund the 2017 budget, an official has said. The Minister of Budget and More...

By admin On Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

FG Appoints Transaction Parties for Execution of Eurobond Programme

Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun LAGOS DECEMBER 7TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Honourable Minister of Finance, Mrs Kemi Adeosun on Wednesday at the Federal Executive Council (FEC) meeting presented a Memorandum seeking More...

By admin On Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Federal Government Proposes N7.3 Trillion Budget for 2017

Muhammadu Bbuhari LAGOS DECEMBER 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The federal government has proposed a budget of N7.28 trillion for the year 2017. The proposed budget represents an increase of ?about 19.95 per cent over the 2016 More...

By admin On Monday, December 5th, 2016

Federal Government Plans to Set Up Commodity Pricing Board By 2017

LAGOS DECEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government says it is considering holding a public debate in order to establish commodity pricing board by 2017. The Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Chief More...

By admin On Monday, December 5th, 2016

FG Bans Importation of Vehicles Through Land Boarder

and Boarder,Ban LAGOS DECEMBER 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The importation of vehicles into Nigeria through the land borders have been banned by the Federal Government. The prohibition order covers all new and used vehicles. The More...

By admin On Tuesday, November 22nd, 2016

FG Proposes Law to Jail Foreign Currency Hoarders

LAGOS NOVEMBER 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-Federal government has proposed an amendment to the Foreign-Exchange Act to enable the imprisonment of anyone who holds foreign currencies, especially the dollar, for more than More...

By admin On Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Trade Union Congress Threatens Revolution Should FG Increase Fuel Price

LAGOS OCTOBER 26TH (URHOBOTODAY) – The Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) has warned the federal government against an increase in the price of petrol saying such move will be an open invitation to revolution More...

By admin On Saturday, October 15th, 2016

Edo Lawmaker Campaign Against Destruction of Illegal Refineries in Niger Delta Region

LAGOS OCTOBER 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The member representing Egor/ Ikpoba-Okha constituency of Edo State, Mr Ehiozuwa Agbonayinma has called on the Federal Government to license and regulate illegal refineries in the More...

By admin On Saturday, October 8th, 2016

FG Takes War against Corruption to Judiciary, Recovers Huge Some of Monies

LAGOS OCTOBER 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Nigeria has taken the war against corruption to the door steps of the judicial officers, recovering various sums of monies, including foreign currencies. Department of State Security More...