Presidential amnesty empowers over 2,190, trains 800

Special Assistant on Media to the coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme, PAP, Mr Murphy Ganagana, has stated that the programme has empowered 2,187 and trained 800 beneficiaries in small and medium scale business enterprises.

The beneficiaries are spread across Rivers, Bayelsa, Delta, Akw [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

NNPC: Kyari, others to take over July 8

Newly appointed Group Managing Director of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, Mr. Mele Kolo Kyari, and six operating officers would fully take over management of the oil firm on July 8th. 

A statement by the spokesperson of the corporation, Mr. Ndu Ughamadu, said President [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

Create state nutrition agencies, champions urge governors

Nutrition Champions recently trained by the Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria, CS-SUNN, has called on state governors to establish nutrition agencies that would coordinate its activities in the State.

The Nutrition Champions who made the call in Ilorin, Kwara State at a three day wo [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

FCT DRTS cautions residents against okada

The Director of Directorate of Road Traffic Services, DRTS, Engr. Aliyu Bodinga, has cautioned residents of FCT to avoid patronising okada riders operating in the city centres. 

He made this known in a chat with our correspondent, stressing that the ban onokada [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

Chancellor canvases special grant for UniAbuja

The Emir of Zazzau and Chancellor of University of Abuja, Alh. Shehu Idris, has appealed to the federal government to provide a special grant for University of Abuja. 

He made the appeal during the 23rd convocation ceremony of the institution held at the university's main campus, notin [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

FCTA warns against encroachment of public facilities

The FCT Administration, through its Department of Monitoring and Inspection, has said that the administration will no longer tolerate encroachment, especially of public facilities.   

This was made known by the director, Monitoring and Inspection, TpL Olawale Labiyi, in a chat during [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

I ’m not acting FCT minister - Ohaa

The Federal Capital Territory Permanent Secretary, Sir Christian Ohaa, has said he is not the acting minister of the territory and should not be addressed as such in any fora or media reportage. 

Ohaa stated this in a press statement issued by the Chief Press Secretary to FCT Administratio [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019

Don’t elect questionable characters -NCWS

 The National Council of Women Societies,NCWS, has warned women against electing people with questionable character into positions of authorities in the country. 

Speaking during the election of new executive members of the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, chapter of the NCWS, held in [...]

Sat, 22 June 2019


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