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Taskforce demolishes illegal structures in Delta

The special taskforce set up by Governor Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta on the demolition of illegal structures along the Benin-Onitsha expressway and Asaba environs has commenced operations from the Issele- Azagba axis, with the removal of some illegal structures within 50 meters of the expressway.

Th [...]

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


NHIS targets 40m Nigerians by 2016, to spend N67.5bn

In furtherance to achieving Nigeria's health insurance coverage, the National Health Insurance Scheme, NHIS, is targeting 40 million Nigerians to meet the new Sustainable Development Goals, SDGs, starting from 2016, 

Acting Executive Secretary of NHIS, Mr. Olufemi Akingbade, said that [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


HIV: Journalists unite against mother-to-child transmission

Disturbed by the increasing rate in mother-to-child transmission of HIV, the Journalists Alliance for Prevention of Mother-To-Child Transmission of HIV in Nigeria, JAPiN, in partnership with the United Nations Children Fund, UNICEF, has explored ways to address the challenge. 

Speaking at [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Kuje council moves to complete market construction

Kuje area council has commenced construction of the second phase of the modern market towards boosting business activities in the area.

Speaking to journalists during a demolition exercise of unapproved stalls, the chairman Kuje Area Council, Hon.Ishaku Tete, said the council is making concerte [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


FCT minister directs staff on ID cards, frowns at touting at AGIS

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello has directed that henceforth all staff of the administration should wear their ID cards within the office premises for easy identification. 

Bello, who gave this directive, while receiving briefs from the management team of the Abuja Geographic Inform [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Demolition: ACO estate traders urge Bello intervention

Traders in ACO estate located along the airport road in Abuja under the aegis of AMAC/ACO Estate Traders Association have drawn the attention of the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, to halt threat to their businesses the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC.

The traders alleged that the AMAC h [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


NURTW launches ’Drive to arrive’ December campaign in Abuja

The National Union of Road Transport Workers, NURTW FCT Chapter, has launched ‘Drive to arrive’ December campaign.

Chairman of the chapter, Prince Isah Dahiru, has urged motorists to maintain best road practices at all times especially during the festive period.

Dahiru, who s [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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