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FG Moves To Enforce ‘No Work, No Pay’ Rule

The Federal Government has started the process of enforcing the ‘no work, no pay’ rule said to be captured in the Trade Disputes of the Federation. Once enforced, any worker who embarks on industrial action will lose his or her pay for that period while the period of the strike …

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List Of ASUU Demands As Strike Is Suspended Conditionally

The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) suspended its five-week long strike on Monday. This was after ASUU President Prof. Biodun Ogunyemi told reporters Monday night that they decided to conditionally suspend the strike in view of the timeline of October for the implementation of the signed agreement with the …

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FG Begins Mass Housing Constructions In 33 States

The Federal Government on Thursday announced that it had commenced the construction of mass housing projects in 33 states across the country . It also called for an upward review of up to 50 per cent as mobilisation funds for contractors, especially emerging contractors operating in the built environment , …

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FG Lifts Ban On Post-UTME Screening By Varsities

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The Federal Government has lifted the ban on the controversial examinations usually organised by universities in Nigeria for admission seekers after the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examinations (UTME). The Federal Government had last year ordered the scrapping of post-UTME for candidates.Speaking in an exclusive interview with The Guardian in Abuja yesterday, …

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ASUU Strike:- FG Confirms Negotiation With Lecturers

The Federal Government has confirmed that it is in talks with the Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), after it embarked on an indefinite strike. ASUU commenced an indefinite strike action across the nation beginning Sunday, August 13 The Director of Press, Federal Ministry of Education, Mrs. Chinenye Ihuoma, told …

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Senate Wants N200 to Dollar Rate for Pilgrimages

The Senate on Thursday urged the Federal Government to give N200 to dollar concession to the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) and the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC) once in every year. It said that it was for pilgrimages to the respective holy lands for Muslims and Christians. This …

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FG Abolishes BSc/HND Dichotomy In Paramilitary Services

The Federal Government has abolished the dichotomy between university degree holders and those of Higher National Diplomas HND in the paramilitary services. Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Interior, Abubakar Magaji announced this in a statement Thursday in Abuja. According to the statement, “the Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons …

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FG Announces 2-Day Public Holiday to Mark Eid El-Fitr


The Federal Government has declared Monday, June 26 and Tuesday, June 27 as Public Holiday to mark Eid-el-Fitr. Minister of Interior, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau made the announcement on behalf of the Federal Government on Thursday in Abuja. He enjoined all Muslim faithful and Nigerians to use the occasion of …

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F.G Pays 20 Whistle-Blowers N375.8million

The federal government said on Wednesday it had released about N375.8 million for payment of 20 whistleblowers who provided information that led to the recovery over N11.6 billion, Premium Times reports. The Ministry of Finance, which confirmed the release in a statement, said the payments were the first under the …

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