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1,000 young Nigerians to receive N500 million grant for start-ups

Over 1, 000 Nigerians will this year be beneficiaries of N500 million grant seed capital set aside for young entrepreneurs and students.  

This was disclosed during the launch of the YES Grant Scheme by the Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, in partnership with Heritage Bank.

Wed, 06 April 2016


Abe: Call for my arrest laughable

Senator Magnus Abe has described as unreasonable and laughable the call by Mr. Felix Obuah, chairman of Rivers State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for his arrest and prosecution.

In a statement by his media office, Abe called his supporters to defend themselves against attack by [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


As IDPs reluctantly return home

The return and reintegration plan of the federal government for the Internally Displaced persons at the various IDP camps in Abuja may yet suffer major setback, as indication have emerged of the reluctance of the displaced persons to move back to their homes in the north east region.

The north [...]

Mon, 28 March 2016


Nigeria to experience less rain, dry spells - NiMET

Director General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, Dr. Anthony Anuforom, has stated that most parts of Nigeria are likely to experience delayed onset and less than normal rainfall as well as dry spells in 2016.

He made this known on the occasion of the public presentation of the 2016 Seas [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


Minister charges private sector on health investment

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has challenged members of the Organized Private Sector, OPS, in the country to invest in the health sub-sector to stop medical tourism abroad by Nigerians. 

He gave the challenge while receiving the Resident Doctors Association of Nigeria, REDAN, FCT cha [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


Electrician bags six weeks jail time for defrauding pastor

Gabriel Aboh, a 23-year-old electrician, has been sentenced to six weeks imprisonment by an Abuja Grade 1 Area Court for attempting to defraud a pastor in Kubwa.

Aboh was convicted for criminal trespass and inciting public disturbance which are offences that contradict sections 348 and 114 of t [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016


Threat to life: Lawyer petitions IGP

The managing director of Fata Super System Limited, Chief Fatai Aliu, has petitioned the Inspector General of Police, Mr. Solomon Arase, over threat to his life and staff from suspected hoodlums that attacked his company within the premises of Ekpoma University in Edo state.

In a petition to th [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


Abe optimistic Peterside will perform as NIMASA DG

Senator Magnus Abe has hailed the appointment of Mr. Dakuku Peterside as Director General of Nigerian Maritime and Safety Agency, NIMASA, as well deserved and optimistic that the new DG will perform.

In a statement signed by Parry Saroh Benson, Abe’s spokesperson, the senator said, the an [...]

Mon, 14 March 2016


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