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FG proposes retirement age of 65 years for doctors

The Federal Government has announced that it is proposing to increase the retirement age for normal health workers and doctors to 65 years, and 70 years for consultants,...

Unpaid Covid-19 allowance: FG, Resident Doctors reach agreement

The Federal Government has agreed to pay doctors June COVID-19 allowance. This follows a conciliation meeting between the Minister of Labour and employment, Chris Ngige...

FG asks civil servants to undergo covid-19

The federal government has directed all civil servants to undergo COVID-19 tests. Evelyn Ngige, permanent secretary, service welfare officer, said provision has been...

260 new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Nigeria

The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 260 new positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, bringing the total number of confirmed cases...

FG To Amend 2020 Budget Oil Benchmark To $20pb

The Federal Government will review the 2020 budget to reflect an oil benchmark of $20 per barrel. Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning Minister, Zainab...

We would ensure job protection during COVID-19 – FG

The Federal Government says it will work to ensure that there are no job losses arising from the extreme effects of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic on the economy....

Don’t treat COVID-19 patients without protective gear, FG warns health workers

The Federal Government has warned Health workers in the country to always take the necessary precautions before treating COVID-19 patients, including wearing adequate...

COVID-19: SERAP advises FG to transfer N5,000 electronically

Anti-corruption advocacy group, Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, has called on the Federal Government to use electronic transfer for the payment of...

Senators donate half salaries, to slash NASS 2020 budget

Nigerian senators have agreed to donate half of their March salaries to the fight against the spread of coronavirus in the country. They are however still deliberating...

Ngige meets ASUU over strike

Nigeria’s Minister of Labour and Employment, Chris Ngige is in talks with leaders of the Academic Staff Union of Universities in Abuja over the strike embarked upon by...