Bello canvasses 5yrs moratorium on strikes by labour

 Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has pleaded with labour unions to place a 5-year moratorium on strikes and all forms of industrial action.

The minister made the plea in Abuja when the Association of Resident Doctors, FCTA chapter, as well as the FCT Chapte [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018

SEB tasks principals on reappraisal of standard

The management of FCT Secondary Education Board led by Hon Yahaya Muhammad has called on the 62 senior secondary school principals to re-appraise their performance as schools embarked on first term holiday. 

Speaking during a meeting with the school heads, the board chairman said as the fi [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018

Candido commissions microfinance bank


As part of efforts to boost small scale businesses, the Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Adamu Candido, last week commissioned the AMAC microfinance bank. 

He said that the objective of the financial institution is to open a new door of opportunities to th [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018

National sports festival lights up Abuja

The National Sports Festival has lit up the Federal Capital Territory, just as the game has revived the national stadium. 

The event began earlier on Friday with the handover of the festival torch to the FCT minister, as the host city in a colourful event at the Abuja city gate. 


Mon, 10 December 2018

Buhari, Kagame For EFCC Anti-corruption Marathon In Abuja Dec 10

President Muhammadu Buhari and President Paul Kagame of Rwanda are expected to flag-off the inaugural National Anti-Corruption Marathon, organised by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Independent Corrupt Practices and other Related Crimes (ICPC), Athletics Federatio [...]

Mon, 10 December 2018

Minister solicits media support for health budget

Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has called on Nigerian media to support the implementation of the health sector budget. 

The minister made the call while speaking at a conference organized by the Association of Nigeria Health Journalists, ANHEJ, in Abuja. 

Adewole note [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018

NGO to scale up advocacy on violence against women

Sure Smiles Women and Children Advocacy Initiative, a non-governmental organization, has said the group will continue to step up advocacy for the elimination of violence against women in society.

The group also called on government at all levels to initial policies aimed at eliminating violence [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018

AMAC chair unveils roadmap for sustainable dev’t

Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Adamu Candido, has unveiled a roadmap for sustainable development christened the "Next Chapter", aimed at increasing transformation through accelerated inclusive development. 

Candido while unveiling the Next Chapter, last week, [...]

Fri, 07 December 2018


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