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Buhari signs AfCFTA agreement in Niger

Barely two weeks after saying that Nigeria will not rush into the signing of the African Continental Free Trade Area Agreement, AfCFTA, President Muhammadu Buhari, on Sunday signed the agreement in Niamey, Niger Republic.

The signing was at the 12th Extraordinary Session of the Assembly of the [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


Primus specialty hospital holds 13-day medical outreach

Primus International Super Speciality Hospital Abuja is set to begin its quarterly health camp from July 8-20.

The outreach forms part of its Corporate Social Responsibility, CSR, interventions.

Recall that doctors and other paramedics have participated in earlier outreach programmes by [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


Women in Abuja reject Sen. Abbo’s apology, insist on justice

Women in the Federal Capital Territory, last week, rejected the apology tendered by Senator Elisha Abbo, representing Adamawa North senatorial district. 

The women under the aegis of the National Council for Women Societies, FCT chapter, protested against the torture of a fellow woman by t [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


EU new educational support targets 150k children in Borno

The European Union, EU,  has disclosed that over 150,000 children and 2,500 teachers will directly benefit from two new funded projects aimed at providing immediate education services and strengthening the education system in Borno State.

 The EU has also earmarked €20 milli [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


FG pays indicted NHIS boss N13.8 million

 The federal government has paid the dismissed Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance, NHIS, Prof. Usman Yusuf, the sum of N13.8m as salaries and allowances despite being indicted by a committee set up by the government to probe him. 

It was learnt that the seven man com [...]

Sun, 07 July 2019


FCDA canvases elimination of plastic materials

Residents of the Federal Capital Territory have been urged to avoid the use of plastic materials or recycle them. 

Executive Secretary, Federal Capital Development Authority, FCDA, Engr. Umar Jibrin, made the call while speaking at a capacity building seminar, tagged, "Nothing wasted& [...]

Sat, 06 July 2019


Blame Niger Delta govs for region’s economic woes- Siasia

Chairman of Nigerian Young Professionals Forum, NYPF, Moses Siloko Siasia, has blamed some governors in the Niger Delta region for not fully tapping into what he called the economic potential of the region, saying they are creating an army of youths who may soon rise up against the zone.

Accord [...]

Sat, 06 July 2019


FCTA disburse N197m for community projects

The Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has disbursed the sum of N197 million for infrastructure development at the community levels in the FCT, under the Community and Social Development Programmes, CSDP. 

Presenting cheques to the representatives of 23 communities in the six [...]

Sat, 06 July 2019


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