The Federal Government has said that it will release intervention funds, through…

The Federal Government has said that it will release intervention funds, through the Tertiary Education Trust Fund, to 219 universities, polytechnics and colleges of education by 2019 so as to enable them to build “critical infrastructure.” The TETFund Executive Secretary, Dr Bichi Baffa, said th… Source by bizwatchnigeria

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Monday faulted the mu…

The Nigeria Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) on Monday faulted the much-publicised fight against corruption by the President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration. The union said it did not understand the over-hyped anti-corruption war by the two major anti-graft agencies; Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) and the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences Commission…

Government in Belgium Loses Majority Over U.N. Migration Pact

“We are trying to send a signal that we are listening,” said Georges Dallemagne, a member of the Belgian Parliament. “Of course, we do not accept the violence, but we have to listen to this population, which feels they are not being considered in government policies and government initiatives.” Referring in part to the Yellow…

The presidency said Wednesday that the federal government is investigating multi…

The presidency said Wednesday that the federal government is investigating multinational giants including Mobil Oil Producing for allegedly short changing the federation in the payment for the oil blocks they acquired and remittance of taxes. This came as an Italian expert Dr Don Hubert in his analysis of the report on OPL 245 noted that…

Why Spain’s government is exhuming General Franco’s remains

The country’s current socialist government has promised to remove the body of fascist dictator General Franco from its mausoleum – one of a number of moves made in a country still trying to overcome its buried, divided past. James Reynolds explores the open wounds of Spain. Source link

Australian Government Passes Contentious Encryption Law

CANBERRA, Australia — The Australian Parliament passed a contentious encryption bill on Thursday to require technology companies to provide law enforcement and security agencies with access to encrypted communications. Privacy advocates, technology companies and other businesses had strongly opposed the bill, but Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government said it was needed to thwart criminals and…

Diane Rwigara: Rwanda government critic acquitted

Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption Diane Rwigara is a prominent critic of Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame A Rwandan court in the capital, Kigali, has acquitted government critic Diane Rwigara and her mother of charges of inciting insurrection and forgery. Ms Rwigara has been imprisoned for over a year, after being barred from running in presidential…

France protests: Government fears ‘major violence’ in coming days

Image copyright Reuters Image caption The scene Thursday in Nantes, as school students protested education reforms The French government says it fears “major violence” in Paris on Saturday as the national “yellow vests” protest movement shows little sign of easing. The government said it was scrapping fuel tax increases in the budget – the original…

Nigerian government has approved the donation of $500000 over 350 electoral kit…

Nigerian government has approved the donation of $500000 over 350 electoral kits and seven vehicles to facilitate a successful conduct of Guinea Bissau legislative election slated for November 18 2018 . The Nigerian Minister of Foreign Affairs Geoffrey Onyeama announced this when Special Representative of the UN Secretary General to Guinea Bissau Mr . Jose…