Tag archive for ‘Federal Government’
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...

By admin On Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Labour Resists Fuel Increase, Urges Goverment to Revert to Old Prize

LAGOS MAY 12TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigerian Labour Congress has resisted the increase in the prices of petroleum products as a result of the deregulation of the downstream sector. It called on the Federal Government More...

By admin On Wednesday, May 11th, 2016

FG Removes Fuel Subsidy, Increases Fuel Pump Price to N145 Per Litre

LAGOS MAY 11TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Minister of state for petroleum resources has announced that new price for petrol starting today, 11th May, 2016 will now be N145 per litre. In a Press Statement titled ‘On More...

By admin On Thursday, May 5th, 2016

Dismiss Tompolo Request to Stop Trial, Federal Government Tells Court

Tompolo LAGOS MAY 5TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Federal Government of Nigeria has asked the Federal High Court, Lagos, to dismiss the case filed by Chief Government Ekpemupolo (alias Tompolo) for being an abuse of process More...

By admin On Thursday, April 28th, 2016

Nigeria Labour Congress Proposes N56,000 Minimum Wage for Workers

LAGOS APRIL 28TH (URHOBOTODAY)-The Nigeria Labour Congress has proposed a new minimum wage of N56,000 to the Federal Government. The President of the NLC, Mr. Ayuba Wabba, said this while speaking with journalists More...