NECO releases 2020 SCCE, BECE, NCE timetables

The National Examinations Council, NECO, has released the timetable and guidelines for the conduct of its 2020 Senior School Certificate Examination, SSCE, Basic Education Certificate Examination, BECE, and National Common Entrance, NCE.

NECO Registrar, Prof Godswill Obioma, who released the timetables at a press conference in Minna, Nige [...]

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Stakeholders want early delivery of AKK gas pipeline project

Stakeholders in the Nigerian economy have called for urgent completion of the 614 kilometre Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano, AKK, pipeline project for rapid industrial development and economic diversification.

 

Speaking during a virtual meeting hosted by Valuechain Magazine, the stakeholders drawn from the petroleum industry, organized [...]

Wed, 12 August 2020

NNPC to boost gas delivery to domestic market

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, has restated its commitment to work with relevant partners and stakeholders in the oil and gas sector to boost delivery of gas to the domestic market.

 

Group Managing Director of NNPC, Mallam Mele Kyari, made the commitment in Abuja at the launch of the Nigerian Gas Transport [...]

Wed, 12 August 2020

Land racketeering: Top FCTA officials fingered

Indications have emerged that some top officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, are involved in land racketeering and have been issuing letters of land allocation for monetary compensation.

Making the revelation, the Acting Coordinator, Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, Abdulhamid Sulaiman, read the riot [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

Land tussle: Abuja natives dare UniAbuja

Original inhabitants of Giri-Kpesere in Gwagwalada Area Council of the FCT have challenged authorities of the University of Abuja to take them to court if indeed the disputed land in Giri belongs to the institution.

 

 

 

 

 

For y [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

FCTA alarmed over rising Covid-19, bandits’ influx · Blames foreign returnees · To begin community policing recruitment

Following a spike in Covid-19 cases and leading the table for new cases over the past few days, The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has raised the alarm.

 

 

 

 

 

The administration has also expressed worry over th [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

NLC gives airline operators ultimatum to reinstate sacked staff

The leadership of the Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has given a 2-week ultimatum to Turkish Airline, Air Peace and Bristow Helicopters to reinstate their sacked staff union executives and pilots, respectively, or face mass action.

This is contained in a statement signed by the President of NLC, Comrade Ayubba Wabba, released at the weeken [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

Agric Devt: Benue govt embarks on land clearing for farmers

Benue State Government has concluded arrangements to purchase 60 new tractors for sale to the farmers at a subsidized rate to enable massive land clearing for agricultural activities in the state.

Governor Samuel Ortom who declared this through his Chief Press Secretary, Terver Akase said nine Land Development Sites covering 1,740 hectare [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

Youth protest killings in southern Kaduna

Some youth on Saturday protested what they called “the unabated killings in the southern part of Kaduna State”, a development they described as “very unfortunate” considering the presence of security personnel in the area.

Nasiru Jagaba, the National Youth Leader, Middle Belt Forum, who led the protest along NNPC J [...]

Mon, 10 August 2020

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