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Perilous Time To Be A Journalist In Nigeria, NUJ Warns · Berates DSS For Detaining Journalist, Tear Gassing Others

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council, has warned that it was a dangerous time to be a journalist in Nigeria given the near-daily intimidation, har [...]

Tue, 12 November 2019


Benue targets over 2 million children for immunization

Benue state government said it is targeting over two million children for immunization during the next round of the 2019 measles and meningitis exercise.

The Executive Secretary, Benue State Primary Health Care Board, Dr. Bem Ageda, made this known while briefing journalists in Makurdi, last We [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019


Senate confirms Kanyip as president National Industrial Court

The Senate has confirmed the nomination of Justice Benedict Kanyip as the president of the National Industrial Court of Nigeria.

The lawmakers also confirmed the nomination of Justice John Tsoho as the Chief Judge of the Federal High Court.

Recently, President Muhammadu Buhari, following [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019


Ortom says NLTP implementation to adhere strictly to ranching law

Benue state government has launched the National Livestock Transformation Plan, NLTP, but with a caveat that it would strictly be based on the state’s ranching law.

Speaking at the launch in Makurdi, last week, Governor Samuel Ortom said the implementation of the plan in Benue will adhere [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019


Pope Francis names Kaigama new bishop for Abuja Catholic Archdiocese

Pope Francis has appointed Ignatius Kaigama as the new Archbishop for the Catholic Archdiocese of Abuja.

He is to replace the outgoing Catholic Bishop of Abuja, John Onaiyekan.

In a letter on Saturday and signed by Sebastian Musa, it said the new Archbishop’s appointment takes effe [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019


Abuja carnival will foster national unity - Minister

The FCT Administration is optimistic that the 2019 Abuja carnival will further cement the unity of the country through the display of rich cultures from across the states.

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Mohammed Bello, said this when Lai Mohammed, Minister of Information and Culture [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019


Building owners urged to comply with development plan

Property owners in the Federal Capital Territory have been advised to strictly comply with required rules and regulations in physical development, to avoid sanctions.

Speaking when he monitored the removal of access gates, around the popular Ahmadu Bello Way, at Garki and Area 11, the Director, [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019


FCTA partners sports ministry to renovate national stadium

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has promised to partner with the Ministry of Youth and Sport to revive as well as upgrade the 5,000 capacity car park at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Abuja.

Addressing journalists after an inspecting the facility, the Minister of FCT, Mohammed Bello, [...]

Mon, 11 November 2019


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