Articles Posted in the " FG " Category

  • FG to clear N20bn pension arrears

    Mrs Chinelo Anohu-Amazu, the Director-General, National Pension Commission (PenCom), on Friday said the Federal Government would soon clear about N20 billion pension arrears it owed public servant retirees. Anohu-Amazu told NAN in Lagos that the commission was working assiduously with government to pay the arrears owed civil servants in 2015. She expressed regrets that some […] Post from PM News


  • 19 dead in twin suicide attack on Cameroon market

    19 dead in twin suicide attack on Cameroon market

    At least 19 people were killed in a double suicide bombing at a market in northeastern Cameroon on Friday, local officials said. Several other people were injured in the attack on the market at Meme at around 0900 (0800 GMT) which was carried out by two female suicide bombers, said the officials, who did not […] Post from PM News


  • FG, Lagos move to enforce occupational safety compliance

    Kazeem Ugbodaga The Federal and Lagos State governments have vowed to enforce occupational safety and health compliance at work places across the nation and the state. This is in a bid to curb frequent hazards faced by workers at various work places due to careless and non-conformity to standard by employers. Minister of Labour and […] Post from PM News


  • Woman found dead at MMIA toilet

    rt An unidentified middle-aged female passenger was on Wednesday morning found dead at one of the toilets of the Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Lagos. A reliable source told NAN in Lagos that the woman who was scheduled to travel abroad was leaving the country to seek medical attention abroad before her demise. The source said […] Post from PM News


  • Kebbi APC suspends assembly member for disobedience

    Kebbi APC suspends assembly member for disobedience

    The All Progressives Congress(APC) in Kebbi State has announced the suspension of a member of the state House of Assembly, Alhaji Sani Idris (Zuru constituency). The APC Public Relations Officer in the state, Alhaji Sani Dododo, made this known to newsmen in Birnin Kebbi on Wednesday. Dododo said that the suspension was for alleged insubordination […] Post from PM News


  • Marilyn Ogar, ex-DSS spokesperson sues FG

    Marilyn Ogar, the former spokesperson of the Department of State Services (DSS) has dragged Federal Government to the National Industrial Court of Nigeria (NICN) over her sack. She wants the court to cancel both her sack and demotion from assistant director to chief security intelligence officer. She also wants the court to restore her rank, […] Post from PM News



  • ECOWAS Court adjourns death row case against FG

    The Community Court of Justice (ECOWAS Court) on Wednesday adjourned till March 14 a case filed by Nnenna Obi, a prisoner on death row in Enugu, against the Federal Government. Obi had been on death row since 2005. The case, which was brought before the court in August 2015, was also filed on behalf of […] Post from PM News


  • Jilted housewife slashes pregnant woman’s face with razor blade

    Cyriacus Izuekwe A jilted housewife, Chinwe Ogbachi, 28, has unleashed her frustration on a policeman’s pregnant wife, Nkechi Onwuzuruike by inflicting injury on her face with razor blade in Ajangbadi area of Lagos State, western Nigeria. She was arrested and charged before Apapa Magistrates’ court with serious assault and wounding under the Criminal Code. The […] Post from PM News


  • Ngige tasks IOM to support FG skill development efforts

    The Minister of Labour and Employment, Senator Chris Ngige has urged the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), to support the Federal Government’s vocational skills acquisition program as well as promote trade test certificate issued by the ministry for skills export. The minister who stated this recently when he received on courtesy visit the Chief of […] Post from PM News