FG, ASUU fail to agree as strike persists

As the strike action embarked upon by the Academic Staff Union of Universities, ASUU, enters its second week, effort by the federal government to negotiate with the union has ended in a stalemate.

ASUU ordered its members across the country to take the industrial action on November 5, but government authorities have been reluctant to enga [...]

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Minister task DisCos on innovative metering

Electricity Distribution Companies operating in the country have been asked to embrace innovative ways of metering so as to significantly reduce the number of unmetered customers in the system.

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, gave the charge at the second Nigerian Electricity Management Services A [...]

Fri, 16 November 2018

SEC extends deadline for consolidation of shareholders’ multiple accounts

The Securities and Exchange Commission, SEC, has extended the deadline for consolidation of multiple accounts into one account, to December 31, 2019 from the December 31, 2018 initial deadline.

This, the Commission said is to allow more investors to embrace the initiative aimed at reducing unclaimed dividends.

During the capital ma [...]

Fri, 16 November 2018

We are overwhelmed by rape, incest cases – FCTA Family members, clergy top abuse list

Officials of the Federal Capital Territory Administration Social Development Secretariat have revealed startling details of rape and incest against minors and teenagers in the territory, especially in the suburbs.

Though, official statistics from the FCT Social Development Secretariat was not made available at the time of filing this repo [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Bello lauds lawmakers’ contribution to Abuja’s development

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Malam Muhammad Bello, has commended federal lawmakers for their enormous contributions to the development of the FCT, saying their guidance and support have helped to ensure that the current FCT Administration succeeds in the discharge of its mandate. 

Bello gave the commendation when th [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Varsity don tasks Africans on sound reading skills

Professor Akua Britwum, has urged Africans to develop sound reading skills to gather information on solving the continent's developmental challenges.

She made this known in a lecture titled reading skills, at the Amilcar School, Aburi Ghana, organised for workers in Africa to promote socialism in the continent.

Britwum noted th [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

HURIWA seeks probe over ‘assassination’ attempt on Ekweremadu

Human Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has condemned the alleged assassination attempt on the Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu and his family in Abuja.

The group also warned against what it termed 'targeted violence' against notable political opposition figures and credible leaders of the organized civil society commu [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

Non-release of FCTA 2018 budget grounds activities

The non-release of the 2018 budget of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has grounded both capital and statutory activities of the administration, investigation by The Abuja Inquirer has learnt.

Also, staff salaried for November remains uncertain as the administration has exhausted its 2017 statutory budget. 

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Sun, 11 November 2018

Delta assembly tasked on Ossisa/Ugiliamai road in 2019 budget

Just as the various committees in Delta State House of Assembly fine tune the 2019 budget, an appeal has been made for Ossissa/Ugiliama road project to be captured, in the budget.

A community leader from Ndokwa West Local Government Council, Chief Ifeanyi Obi, has called on the legislator representing the Ndokwa West constituency in the s [...]

Sun, 11 November 2018

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