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APC commends Buhari for early presentation of 2020 budget

The All Progressives Congress, APC, has commended President Muhammadu Buhari for presenting the 2020 Appropriation bill to the National Assembly early enough, stressing that the development will help the country meet its targeted December budget circle.

National Publicity Secretary of the party [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


Asset declaration: Media group blames CCB for low compliance

A non-governmental organisation, Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has blamed the Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, for the low level of compliance to the asset declaration obligation required of public officers.

Chairman of the bureau, Prof. Mohammed Isah, had at a media forum expressed concern over the le [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


UniAbuja don decries dearth of anatomists

Nigeria may soon be lacking professionals in the field of Anatomy in no distant time if nothing is done to attract more students to the field.

A professor of Anatomy and Forensic Anthropology at the University of Abuja, Samuel Asala, said the shortage of Anatomy students in universities can hav [...]

Sun, 13 October 2019


Re-introducing toll gates, recipe for corruption- FCT residents

In 2004, the administration of Former President Olusegun Obasanjo scrapped toll gates across Nigeria. Fifteen years after, the federal government has initiated plans to reintroduce them. As reactions continue to trail the issue, some FCT residents, who spoke to David LAWANI and Williams ABAH s [...]

Sat, 12 October 2019


Media group slams CCB for flouting FoI Act

The Code of Conduct Bureau, CCB, has been inducted into the enhanced Freedom of Information, FoI, ‘Hall of Shame’ by Media Rights Agenda, MRA, for its persistent refusal to implement the FOI Act, 2011.

MRA pledged to take legal action against the Bureau and its principal officials f [...]

Sun, 06 October 2019


INEC harps on gender equality

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has promised the promotion of gender equality.

INEC’s Director of Publicity and Voter Education, Mr Oluwole Osaze-Uzzi, made this declaration noting “review of the 2019 general election from a gender perspective’’ held [...]

Mon, 30 September 2019


APC moves to end bickering among members in Adamawa

The North-East Zone of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has sets up a 39 member Central Steering Committee to coordinate the affairs of the party in Adamawa state so as to end the internal strife in the Adamawa APC.

The committee is to be co-chaired by the Secetary to the Government of the F [...]

Sat, 21 September 2019


Ebonyi indigenes protest international airport initiative

Some Ebonyi state indigenes in diaspora, have described the plan by their state governor to construct an international Airport in the state, as "a white elephant project difficult to achieve at the moment."

The indigenes under the auspices of Organisation of Ebonyi State Indigenes in [...]

Sat, 21 September 2019


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