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N1.6BN FCT BAILOUT: CHAIRMEN IN TROUBLE OVER PADDING

Investigation indicates that trouble is looming for outgoing chairmen of the six area councils in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, over padding of bailout funds by over N300 million out of the N1.6 billion recently released to them by the FCT administration.
However, chairman of Abuja Municip [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Clergy tasks govt. on welfare of less privileged

Pastor Christopher Akhuemonkhan, the coordinator of the Cross Mission Home International, Dei Dei, Abuja, has called on government to provide social safety nets for the less privileged in the country.
He made this known recently after receiving items from the Face of Hope’s King and Queen [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Igbo group demands autopsy on alleged corpses of Fulani

A socio- cultural group of the South East, Aka Ikenga, has called for autopsy on the remains of the five Fulani allegedly killed in Abia state, while faulting the Department of State Security, DSS, on the allegation that the dead were killed by Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB.
In a statement b [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


Lugbe residents frown at monthly hike in electricity tariff

Residents of Lugbe in the Federal Capital Territory, FCT, have frowned at the continuous hike in electricity tariff.
Speaking with our correspondent on the issue, Mrs. Chineye Nnadi, said government should call the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company, AEDC, to order as the increment has gone [...]

Sun, 17 April 2016


FCT poll was a sham - Wulus

Abuja based prominent politician and economist, Olisa Uzoewulu, has described the just concluded Area Councils election in the Federal Capital Territory as the worst since the dawn of politics in the country. Baring his mind in an interview with The Abuja Inquirer in Abuja, the seasoned politician sta [...]

Fri, 15 April 2016


NOA, Turkish foundation partner on peace

The National Orientation Agency, NOA, in collaboration with the Turkish UFUK Dialogue Foundation, UDF, are poised to deepen Nigerian citizens’ dialogue and commitment towards tolerance and peaceful coexistence.

Acting Director General of NOA, Mrs. Ngozi Ekeoba, made this known when she re [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Minimum wage: Fashola urges labour to rethink

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr. Babatunde Fashola SAN, has called on organized labour to rethink their call for a review of the minimum wage considering the present economic realities of the country.

He made this appeal while delivering a lecture titled; “Employers and Labou [...]

Tue, 12 April 2016


Africa holds 65% world’s arable land, 10% fresh water - UNEP

The coordinator, Africa Regional Climate Change Programme, United Nations for Environment Programme, UNEP, Dr. Richard Munang, has said that Africa holds 65% of the world’s arable land and 10% of internal renewable fresh water sources, which should boost agricultural development to breach existi [...]

Wed, 06 April 2016


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