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July, 2020

  • 10 July

    We’ve Developed Our Own COVID-19 Test Kit – FG

    The Federal Government has developed RNA-Swift, a test kit for the identification of SARS-CoV-2, causal agent for COVID-19. Read Also: COVID-19: We’ll Start Receiving Visa Applications From Nigerians Soon – UK Ogbonnaya Onu, the Minister of Science and Technology, announced this during a press conference on Thursday in Abuja. “The RNA-Swift …

  • 7 July

    774,000 Jobs: FG Apologises To NASS Over Clash With Keyamo

    Chris Ngige

    The federal government has apologized to the National Assembly, over the altercation with Festus Keyamo, Minister of State for Labour and Productivity, on the planned recruitment of 774,000 persons for the Special Public Works Programme. Read Also: Continued Lock Down Of Churches In Lagos, Unacceptable, Says CAN The initiative was billed …

  • 7 July

    FG Laments Rise In COVID-19 Infections Among Politicians


    The Nigerian government has lamented the high rate of COVID-19 positive cases among politicians in the country. Read Also: Edo 2020: It’s An Irony That Ganduje Is Accusing Someone Else Of Corruption – PDP The government described the situation as a threat to governance and security. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the …

  • 2 July

    FG Can’t Tell Private Operators Not To Increase Prices of Goods, Services – Odinkalu

    Former Chairman, National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), Professor Chidi Odinkalu, has blasted the Federal Government for increasing the rate of Value Added Tax (VAT), pump price of petrol, charges on Point of Sales and Automated Teller Machine transactions, while ordering private sector operators not to increase prices on their goods …

  • 1 July

    FG Increases Petrol Pump Price To N143.80

    The Nigerian government has announced a new pump price for Premium Motor Spirit commonly known as petrol from N140.80 to N143.80 per litre. Read Also: Senate Suspends Recruitment For FG’s 774,000 Jobs The Petroleum Products Pricing Regulatory Agency (PPPRA), in a circular on July 1, 2020 said, “After a review of …

June, 2020

  • 30 June

    774,000 Jobs: Tinubu’s Daughter, MC Oluomo, Others To Recruit 20,000 Youths In Lagos

    The Federal Government has appointed Folashade Tinubu-Ojo, the Iyaloja-General of Lagos and daughter of Bola Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives Congress (APC); and Musiliu Akinsanya, also known as MC Oluomo, Chairman of the National Union of Road Transport Workers in Lagos, into the committee to recruit 20,000 youths …

  • 29 June

    FG Approves Reopening Of Schools

    The federal government has approved safe reopening of schools across the country, as it announces the next phase of the gradual easing of the COVID-19 lockdown. But only graduating students will be allowed to resume. Boss Mustapha, chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed this at the daily …

  • 29 June

    FG Lifts Ban On Interstate Travels, Domestic Flights


    The Federal Government has lifted the ban on interstate travels with effect from July 1. However, such journeys must be made outside curfew hours. Boss Mustapha, the Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, disclosed this at the daily briefing of the task force on Monday. He said the …

  • 29 June

    FG To Announce Next Phase Of Eased Lockdown On Tuesday

    The Federal Government will on Tuesday announce the next phase of the eased lockdown in the country, Boss Mustapha, Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the Government of the Federation, has said. Read Also: Iran Issues Arrest Warrant For Trump He made this known after task …

  • 26 June

    FG Shuts Kara Bridge Along Lagos-Ibadan Expressway

    The Federal Government has shut Kara Bridge along the Lagos-Ibadan Expressway after a tanker accident that killed two people on Sunday. Read Also: Father Kills Son At His Wedding Ceremony Out Of Excitement This was announced by KY Ibrahim, Deputy Director, Highways, Federal Ministry of Works, in a letter addressed to …

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