Latest Stories in Abuja (FCT)

 

Infrastructure gap: World Bank, IFC reaffirm support for Nigeria

Comments

The World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), have promised to continue to support Nigeria in bridging its infrastructure gap. World Bank Both organisations said this in a...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

FG to establish agency for artificial intelligence, robotics – Onu

Comments

Dr Ogbonnaya Onu, Minister of Science and Technology, says the Federal Government plans to establish an agency that would be in charge of artificial intelligence and robotics. Onu He made this...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Adamawa LG Polls: Protest as free for all fight mars PDP primaries

Comments

By Umaru Yusuf, Yola Protests have continued to trail the conduct of the Peoples Democratic Party’s (PDP) chairmanship and councillorship primaries ahead of the Adamawa state local...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Falana tells FG to seek Cuba’s assistance to halt malaria epidemic

Comments

Human Rights lawyer, Mr Femi Falana, on Monday urged the Federal Government to seek the assistance of Cuba to halt malaria epidemic in the country. Falana Falana made the call on the sidelines of...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Police arrest suspected internet fraudster over N500m theft

Comments

Ifeanyi Okolie A 30-year-old suspected internet fraudster, Victor Ojionu, who specialized in hacking into credits cards of Nigerians and foreign nationals, has been arrested by operatives of the...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Stakeholders seek economic policies for agricultural development

Comments

Stakeholders in the agriculture sector on Monday sought for economic policies that would help boost agricultural development in the country. African Association of Agricultural Economists...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

World Bank, IFC reaffirm support to bridge infrastructure gap in Nigeria

Comments

The World Bank Group and the International Finance Corporation (IFC), have promised to continue to support Nigeria in bridging its infrastructure gap. World Bank Both organisations said this in a...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

VAT: Experts advocate efficiency, transparency in tax collection

Comments

Some economists and trade experts have advised the Federal Government to ensure efficiency, transparency and probity in the collection of tax rather than increasing Value Added Tax (VAT). Work on...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

We don’t have a Twitter account — DSS

Comments

Soni Daniel – Abuja The Department of State Services (DSS) on Monday raised the alarm over the creation and usage of twitter handles, saying they are fake and don’t belong to the...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Pressurize India to stop genocide against Kashmiris, envoy urges UN

Comments

By Victoria Ojeme, Ezra Ukanwa & Marvellous Anthony The High Commissioner of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to Nigeria, Lieutenant General (Rtd), Agha Umer Farooq, has urged the United...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

A disturbed elite class is no use

Comments

By Owei Lakemfa A MAJOR news item on the Federal Radio Corporation of Nigeria, FRCN, 7.00 a.m. Network News on Thursday, September 19 was that President Muhammadu Buhari had approved the programme...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Buhari working to ensure better livelihood for Nigerians – Mustapha

Comments

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Mr. Boss Mustapha, said on Monday President Muhammadu Buhari is working very hard to ensure better livelihoods for Nigerians. Boss...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

GMOs safe, Nigerians have wrong impression – Ebegba

Comments

Dr Rufus Ebegba, the Director General, National Biosafety Management Agency (NBMA) has debunked the notion about Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs), saying people have the wrong impression...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

Imo PDP women hail Ihedioha’s victory at tribunal

Comments

The Women wing of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Imo, has commended the Gov. Emeka Ihedioha, on his victory at the governorship elections petition tribunal. Emeka Ihedioha,...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →

PTAD begins verification of pensioners in North West

Comments

The Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), says it has started the verification of pensioners from states in the North West Zone. Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate PTAD...

Mon Sep 23rd, 2019     Read More →