Tag: FG

  • Federal Government Releases Schedules for SSCE, NECO, NABTEB and Other Exams.

    The Federal Government on Wednesday released the schedule for various national examinations for exit classes from August 17 to November 18, 2020. The government said the Senior School Certificate Examination conducted by the West African Examinations Council would commence on August 17, 2020. Also, the examination conducted by the National Business and Technical Examination Board […]

  • FG declares Thursday, Friday public holidays.

    The Federal Government has declared Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July, as public holidays to mark 2020 year’s Eid-el-Kabir. The Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola, made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government, through a statement signed by the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Interior, Mrs Georgina Ehuriah, on Tuesday in Abuja. Aregbesola congratulated […]

  • Secondary Schools to Reopen August 4 for exit Students.

    The Federal Government has announced that secondary schools would reopen on August 4 for students in SS3 to sit for their WASSCE. The students would be given two weeks to prepare for the West African Senior School Certificate Examination which is organised by the West African Examination Council. The Examination would begin on 17th August, […]

  • Federal Government Stands Firm On WASSCE 2020 Decision.

    The federal government has given an update to remain unmoving regarding its decision to suspend school reopening and stop unity schools from participating in the forthcoming West African Senior School Certificate Examinations. The Nation reports that the minister of state for education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, said the government’s position remained unchanged. Nwajiuba, however, said the ministry […]

  • Senate Urge Federal Government to rename Airport after Ex-governor.

    The Nigerian Senate have urged the Federal Government to name the Ibadan airport in Oyo State after late Abiola Ajimobi, former governor of the state. The Senate also resolved to send a delegation to the family of the deceased. This resolutions were as a result of a sponsored motion by Abdulfatai Buhari, the senator representing […]

  • WAEC Set Guidelines For 2020 Examinations.

    The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has announced it’s guidelines for the conduct of the examination despite the coronavirus pandemic. The Federal Government had earlier released a date for the annual examination which will hold from August 4 to September 5 2020, this was announced by the Minister of state for education Emeka Nwajuiba during […]

  • Breaking News: Oyo state government had planned to return 1,800 bags of rice donated by FG as palliatives

    The Oyo state government says it is currently in the process of returning back the 1800 bags of rice the Federal government donated to the state as palliatives to cushion the economic impact of the Coronavirus (covid -19) pandemic. Sofo News reported that The state governor, Seyi Makinde, on Agribusiness, Dr Debo Akande, explained that […]

  • Covid-19: We Have Not Received Money For Free Electricity From FG

    Electricity generating and distribution companies (Gencos and Discos), have denied receiving money from the federal government of Nigeria to provide free electricity to Nigerians during the covid-19 lockdown. The companies said they were unaware of any N200bn payment alleged to have been paid to the power sector by the Federal Government in the past three days. […]

  • Conditional Cash Transfer: FG Begins Payment To Poor People in Oyo

    The much-anticipated poverty alleviation payment scheme by the federal government of Nigeria known as Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme has commenced on Tuesday in Oyo State with the official flag-off of payments to the beneficiaries by the state Commissioner for Women Affairs, Alhaja Faosat Sanni, in three of the state’s Local Government Areas, Sofo can confirm. […]