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Abuja residents laud peaceful yuletide celebrations

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory have commended the peaceful celebration during the Christmas celebrations, just as they called on the security agencies to sustain the tempo. 

A cross section of residents who spoke to our correspondent also observed the presence of security perso [...]

Sat, 29 December 2018


2019: Group calls for issue based campaign

As the 2019 general election draws near, non-governmental organization under the auspices Presidential Summit Centre, in collaboration with Forum of Presidential Candidates, has stressed the need for all presidential hopefuls to run issues based campaign which will put the interest of the country ahea [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


Ngige tasks employers on decent work place

The Minister of Labour and Employment, Dr. Chris Ngige, has charged employers of labour to provide decent conditions for their employees, devoid of exploitation and other negative conditions.

He made this known recently in Abuja when he received the executives of Road Transport Employers Associ [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


2019: Sen. Mark harps on peaceful polls

As the campaigns activities ahead of 2019 general elections increases, former Senate President David Mark has urged politicians to imbibe the spirit of sportsmanship devoid of rancour, acrimony or bitterness.

He counseled, “Let the campaigns be issue based according to the rules. There is [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


2.5m children suffer severe acute malnutrition in Nigeria - CISLAC

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre, CISLAC, has decried the increasing number of over 2.5 million Nigerian children suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition, SAM.

According to the center, SAM exposes children to common childhood illness; therefore calling on government at all levels [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


FCTA reiterates ban on tricycles, motorcycles Releases over 1,000 confiscated tricycles

The Mandate Secretary for Transportation Secretariat of the FCTA, Hon. Kayode Opeifa, has reiterated the commitment of the administration to continue the strict enforcement of the ban on commercial tricycles and motorcycles from restricted areas of the territory. 

Opeifa also revealed that [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


Candido budgets N8.2bn for 2019, capital projects top

The chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon. Abdullahi Candido, has presented the council's 2019 budget proposal in the tune of N8.257 billion.

The total amount in the 2019 appropriation bill tagged: "Budget of Hope", represents a nominal decrease of two percent of the p [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


Group backs APC FCT senatorial candidate

The Nigerian Youth Organisation, NYO FCT Chapter, has said the group will liaise with all the indigenous and non-indigenous ethnic groups to mobilize support for the All Progressives Congress senatorial candidate, Hon. Zaphaniah Jisalo, for 2019. 

Chairman of the group, Comrade Israel Opal [...]

Fri, 28 December 2018


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