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NGO harps on empowerment of women, youths

An Abuja based non-governmental organisation, Abuja Royal Women Empowerment Initiative, has said empowerment of women and youths remain the panacea to restiveness in some parts of the country. 

The group also identified lack of funds and awareness as one of the drawbacks to achieving the g [...]

Fri, 03 August 2018


Court Halts Ortom’s Impeachment

A Makurdi High Court presided over by Justice Theresa Igoche has restrained the eight suspended members of the Benue State House of Assembly from proceeding with the impeachment process they initiated against Governor Samuel Ortom.

The judge also restrained the impeached Speaker Terkimbi Ikyang [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018


FG recalls two million bottles of codeine syrup

To further demonstrate the federal government resolve to stern the tide of codeine containing cough syrup and other substances in Nigeria, the federal ministry of health, has recalled 2,405,724 of codeine containing cough syrups, after a recent audit carried out by National Agency for food, and drugs, [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018


ApiExpo Africa: Abuja to top honey production in Nigeria

Following the huge economic and health benefits of bee-keeping, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has expressed its readiness to lead in the production of honey and improve the value chain. 

 

 

 

This target was set by FCT Mi [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018


Mob burn alleged robber to death in Mararaba

Irate youths in Kabayi village of Mararaba, Karu Local Government of Nasarawa state, have lynched a suspected robber to death by setting him ablaze, who they claimed have been terrorizing residents of the area. 

Though, the identity of the victim could not be ascertained, our correspondent [...]

Wed, 01 August 2018


13 Chairmen, 276 Councillors Follow Ortom To PDP

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has defected to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP.

Ortom, who defected Wednesday during a political meeting with local government chairmen and councillors in Makurdi, defected with 13 LG chairmen and 276 councillors.

Addressing [...]

Wed, 25 July 2018


Press Council Bill relic of Decree 4 – NPO

The Nigerian Press Organisation, NPO, has described the Nigerian Press Council Bill 2018 as relic of Decree No. 4, unconstitutional as it runs against the principles and tenets of the rule of law.

The NPO, which comprises of Newspaper Proprietors' Association of Nigeria, NPAN, Nigeria Guild [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


FCT: Heavy rains destroy property, disrupt graduations

Property, perhaps, worth millions were destroyed weekend, just as social activities like school graduation parties were disrupted following two consecutive downpour in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

The rains which started as early as 4am and rained for almost three hours before letting [...]

Sun, 22 July 2018


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