Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
By admin On Tuesday, October 4th, 2016

ECOWAS Court Declares Arrest, Detention of Dasuki Illegal, Awards $15m Damage against FG

Dasuki LAGOS OCTOBER 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Court of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, on Tuesday declared the arrest and detention of former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki, as unlawful More...

By admin On Wednesday, September 21st, 2016

FG Begins Shortlisting Candidates for 500,000 Jobs – Lai Mohammed

LAGOS SEPTEMBER 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has commenced shortlisting candidates for the 500,000 jobs it promised. The Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, said this on Wednesday in More...

By admin On Friday, September 16th, 2016

Buhari to Release N350 billion For Stimulation of Dwindling Economy

Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun LAGOS SEPTEMBER 16TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun has disclosed that a sum of N350 billion capital votes will be released immediately into the system as More...

By admin On Tuesday, September 13th, 2016

How Buhari’s Aide, Paul Boro Defrauds N’Delta Amnesty Students $.7m

Niger Delta Amnesty Boss, Paul Boroh LAGOS SEPTEMBER 13TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Facts have begun to emerge on how the Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) and Special Adviser to the President on Niger More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 30th, 2016

Itsekiri Urge FG to Deal with Those Fronting For Militants as Dialogue Group

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 30TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has been advised to be cautious of those parading themselves as Niger Delta stakeholders pressuring it to dialogue with them and those stoking the insurgency More...

By admin On Friday, August 26th, 2016

Ibe Kachikwu Accuses Niger Delta Governors of Stealing $40 Meant for Development of the Region

Ibe Kachikwu (Centre) with traditional rulers of Niger Delta during their visit to his office at Abuja LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources yesterday told Niger Delta Coastal More...

By admin On Friday, August 26th, 2016

Update On Allocation: FG, States and Local Govt Shares N493.828bn For The Month of July

Buhari LAGOS AUGUST 26TH (URHOBOTODAY)-A total of N493.828billion has been shared as Federal Allocation for the month of July 2016 by the Federal Government, State governments and Local Government Councils. According More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Militancy: Community Leaders Urge N’Delta Greenland Justice Mandate to Cease Fire

LAGOS AUGUST 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Community leaders in upland oil producing area of Delta State have appealed to militant group under the aegis of Niger Delta Greenland Justice Mandate to dialogue with the Federal More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Ogun Custom Boss Laments FG Embargo on Importation of Rice Through Land Boarders

LAGOS AUGUST 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Area Controller of Nigeria Custom Service, Ogun State Command, Multafu Jilantikiri has lamented that the federal government directives which placed embargo on importation More...

By admin On Monday, August 22nd, 2016

Nigeria to Train 500 Ex-militants in Farming

The Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta, Paul Boro LAGOS AUGUST 22ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government will train 500 ex-militants in agriculture and aquaculture under its amnesty programme, an official More...

By admin On Sunday, August 21st, 2016
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Research on Alternative Energy Instead of Oil, Onuesoke Advises FG

Chief Sunny Onuesoke LAGOS AUGUST 21ST (URHOBOTODAY)-Peoples Democratic Party( PDP) Chieftain and Delta State PDP Governorship aspirant in 2007 general election, Chief Sunny Onuesoke has advised the Federal Government More...

By admin On Monday, August 15th, 2016

FG to Link Railway Line from Warri-Abuja, to Construct and Expand Warri Port

LAGOS AUGUST 15TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has put in place plans to construct a railway line that will link Warri- Ajaokuta-Itakpe-Baro –Abuja. Government equally disclosed that it has concluded More...

By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2016

E.K. Clark Insists FG, Militants Dialogue Will Be Fruitless Without Ijaw Leaders

Chief Edwin Clark LAGOS JULY 31ST (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaw national leader Chief Edwin Clark said on Saturday that any dialogue between the Federal Government and militants in the Niger Delta would not yield result More...

By admin On Thursday, July 14th, 2016

FG Cries Out Over Scarcity of Fund to Implement 2016 Budget…Blames N’Delta Militants

Buhari LAGOS JULY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Babachir David Lawal, yesterday, said Federal Government may not fully implement the 2016 national budget. He said the More...

By admin On Monday, July 11th, 2016

Ijaw Youth Council Accuses Federal Govt Of Insincerity On Niger Delta Crisis

LAGOS JULY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC), has accused the Federal Government of insincerity in its bid to resolve the issues of resurgence of militancy in the Niger Delta parts of the country. Eric More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2016

Isoko Youths Distance Selves from Activities of Niger Delta Avengers

LAGOS JULY 6TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Isoko youths under the aegis of Isoko Dynamic Youths Association, IDYA, on Wednesday distanced themselves from activities of the Niger-Delta Avengers, NDA. The President of the association, More...

By admin On Monday, July 4th, 2016

FG Peace Talks Suffer Setback as N’Delta Avengers Resumes Attack on NNPC, Chevron’s Oil Facilities

LAGOS JULY 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government’s proposed peace talks with militants on Sunday morning suffered a major setback as the Niger Delta Avengers blew up several oil facilities belonging to the More...

By admin On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Oil Militants Call for Referendum on Breaking up Nigeria

LAGOS JUNE 27TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Oil militants who have slashed Nigeria’s petroleum production with attacks on pipelines called Sunday for a referendum on breaking up the Nigerian federation. The Niger Delta More...

By admin On Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Niger Delta Avengers Blow Up Another Chevron Oil Well, Denies Negotiating with FG

LAGOS JUNE 8TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Niger Delta Avengers on Wednesday claimed it had blown up another oil well. The group equally said it was not negotiating with the Federal Government. In two tweets on its Twitter More...

By admin On Saturday, June 4th, 2016

FG Directs Banks to Suspend Ongoing Retrenchment

Minister of Labour Chris Ngige LAGOS JUNE 4TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government, Friday, directed banks, insurance and financial institutions to suspend on-going retrenchment in the sector. This is contained More...

By admin On Thursday, June 2nd, 2016

Federal Government Scraps UTME

UTME Examination centres LAGOS JUNE 2ND (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government Thursday scrapped the conduct of post Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME) for candidates seeking admission into higher More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 24th, 2016

Ex-Militants Condemn E.K. Clark’s Calls for FG to Dialogue with Niger-Delta Avengers

Chief Edwin Clark LAGOS MAY 24TH (URHOBOTODAY)-Ex-Niger Delta militants under the aegis of National Coalition of Niger Delta Ex-Agitators (NCNDE-A) has condemned calls made by Former Minister of Information, Chief More...

By admin On Thursday, May 19th, 2016

FG, Delta State to Collaborate on Solving Issue of Pipelines Vandalisation in N’Delta

{L – r} Brigadier General P.T. Boroh, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator of the Niger Delta Amnesty Programme and Barr Kingsey Otuaro, Deputy Governor Delta State LAGOS MAY 19TH (URHOBOTODAY)-In More...

By admin On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016

Fuel Hike: Court Restrains NLC, TUC from Embarking on Strike Tomorrow

LAGOS MAY 17TH (URHOBOTODAY)- – The National Industrial Court, NIC, sitting in Abuja has stopped the Nigerian Labour Congress, NLC, and the Trade Union Congress, TUC, from embarking on a strike action tomorrow. The More...

By admin On Saturday, May 14th, 2016

Federal Government Defends Why Fuel Price Hike is Inevitable

LAGOS MAY 14TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government has said the introduction of a new price regime for Premium Motor Spirit (petrol) has become inevitable in order to halt the crippling fuel scarcity in the country More...