NICO advocates increased maintenance culture

The National Institute for Cultural Orientation, NICO, a parastatal of the Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, has advocated for increased maintenance culture, adding that Nigeria ranks among the worst in public property maintenance.

Speaking during NICOs Quarterly lecture, with the th [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Magu lists challenges, achievements, defends 2019 budget

The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Ibrahim Magu, last Thursday, defended the commission's 2019 budget proposal of N22, billion before the House Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes.

In his presentation, Magu lamented that incomplete relea [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Abuja pedestrian bridge traders

The growing trend of petty trading on pedestrian bridges across the Federal Capital Territory has become a source of concern to most residents of the city.

Ideally, pedestrian bridges are constructed to ensure safe and smooth movement of road users from one side of a major road to the other. Th [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Stay clear of Delta, AG warns traffickers

Parents in Delta state have been advised to keep watch over their children and wards to avoid falling into the hands of human traffickers.

The Delta State Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General, Mr. Peter Mrakpor, stated this when he and members of the State Taskforce on Anti Human Traff [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Delta pensioners want 99 months arrears paid

Pensioners in Delta State have called on the state government to clear their 99 months pension arrears, while advocating for adherence to the 33% pension increase award.

The new chairman of the Delta State Council of Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Chief S.M Savbede, stated this at the state [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

Police arrest 28 suspected cultists in Otukpo

In its bid to enforce law and order and to ensure that peace is restored in the troubled city of Otukpo, in Benue state, and its environs, the police announced the arrest of 28 suspects, including a female. 

According to the DPO, Otukpo Police Division, Mr. Obo Obo, a total of 28 persons w [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

USAID to promote private investment in agric

The U.S. Agency for International Development, USAID, has launched a new scheme; Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity aimed at helping Nigeria develop and strengthen a more business-enabling environment through promotion of private-sector investment in agriculture.

Under a n [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019

50 million children to lead healthier lives by 2030 - Nestle

To lead a healthy life, adequate nutrition consisting of all classes of food is needed for optimal growth and development especially children.

For children to achieve their full potential and thrive in a competitive environment, experts say, nutrition should not be compromised.

To ensure [...]

Sun, 07 April 2019


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