Chuks NZEH

We are on course to meet biosafety December deadline – DG, NBMS

The Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency, Mr. Rufus Ebegba, has expressed optimism that the agency’ stakeholders would meet the December deadline to formalize their registration.

Ebegba disclosed this in Abuja, stating that the NBMS has continued to receive applications [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

Media firm to employ 500 youths in 2016

Worried by the high rate of unemployment in the country, a media firm, Abeysteph Group, has disclosed plans to recruit no fewer than 500 youths by 2016.

The MD of the firm, Mr. Abiodun Oyediran, said, “due to urgent need to expand the company’s capacity as well as compliment governm [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015

NLC mourns Toyo, eulogize Ubani 10 years after

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, in collaboration with Abuja Collectives, has mourned the demise of Prof. Eskor Toyo, foremost socialist activist, while eulogizing Comrade Chima Ubani, who died 10 years ago in a ghastly motor accident on his way from Maiduguri, Bornu State, from a workers’ prot [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

New political group, TDP, seeks INEC registration

A new political group, Today Democratic Party, TDP, have concluded plans to seek registration as a political party by the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, by adopting its constitution and manifesto.

This took place at its enlarged National Executive Committee, NEC meeting, in Ab [...]

Sun, 20 December 2015

Women, workers suffer more violence - NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has identified that women and workers are more likely to be victims of violence.

National president of the labour union, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, disclosed this at a national symposium on Effective Implementation of Laws and Policies to End Sexual and Gender Based [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Power generation: Nothing like clean coal, group warns

a German non-governmental organization, Heinrich Böll Stiftung, has warned that contrary to assertions by some coal investors that it can be used without causing harm to the atmosphere, the group said there is no such thing as clean coal.

Speaking at a coal roundtable for media practitione [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Coalition stages 1000 Persons Walk for Disabled

A coalition of civil society organizations, CSOs, has staged a 1000-person match to bring to fore the plight of people living with disability for inclusion in national planning.

The event which held under the theme, “Inclusion Matters: Make Cities Inclusive and Accessible for All,” [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015

Abuja motor parks at yuletide: How safe?

As the yuletide sets in, the security of travellers at several bus terminals in the Federal Capital Territory has been on the front burner of discussion amongst stakeholders.

The concern of most residents about the parks has to do with ugly experiences of recent the past, and the need to preven [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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