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A threat to Public Health in Abuja.

L-R: Lecturer, Dept of Veterinary & Public Health, ABU, Zaria, Prof. Junaidu Kabir, Registrar, Veterinary Council of Nigeria, Dr. Markus Avong, Chief Veterinary officer and Director, Department of Veterinary and Pest control Services, Federal Ministry of Agric, Dr. Egejuru Eze and president, Niger [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Kachikwu: Nigeria Will Profit Even At $20 Per Barrel

Despite the gloomy economic outlook, the Minister of State for Petroleum, Dr. Emmanuel Kachikwu, has expressed the hope that the country will survive dipping oil prices in the global market given the cost of the production of crude per barrel.

The minister, who spoke to Bloomberg on the sidelin [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Land swap: Trouble looms For Ex-FCT Minister

There are indications that trouble is underway for a former minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Senator Bala Mohammed as the House of Representatives begin a probe of the land swap policy of his time in office.

The land swap was designed by Bala Mohammed as a model to fast track infrastr [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


UniAbuja inducts 26 veterinarians

The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Abuja, has inducted 26 veterinarians at the 4th oath taking ceremony held in the main campus of the institution in Gwagwalada.

Dean of the faculty, Prof. James Ameh, tasked the graduating students to discharge their duties in accordance with the [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Delta education summit begins on Tuesday

The Delta state education summit is set to begin on Tuesday, chairman, planning committee of the event, Professor Patrick Muoboghare, has stated.

He explained Governor Ifeanyi Okowa is interested in enhancing quality education in state given that the present education system in the country can [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


Labour Party urges Senate to consider initial budget

The Labour Party, LP, has urged the Senate to restrict their deliberations on the 2016 budget proposal to the initial budget publicly presented to the joint session of the National Assembly, while commending the present Senate leadership’s demonstration of openness, transparency and accountabili [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


ActionAid: Nigeria lost $3bn on tax breaks to multinationals

ActionAid has cautioned the National assembly over the proposed amendment to the Companies Income Tax Act 2004, as it could be counter-productive to the economic interest of the country. 

The proposed amendment aims to provide additional tax incentives for gas utilization, mining sectors a [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


FCT residents tackle INEC over poor CVR

Residents of Abuja have vowed to protest at the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, FCT office for the inability of the commission to register all eligible voters in the just concluded Continuous Voter Registration, CVR exercise.

Some residents who spoke to The Abuja Inquirer expre [...]

Sun, 24 January 2016


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