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Tough times for FCTA directors over ’arbitrary imprest’

The Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mallam Mohammed Bello, maybe on a war path with directors and heads of units that no more flouting of the Annual General Imprest Warrant by officers of the administration.

He specifically warned that no more arbitrary imprest by the directors and heads of [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Helpline fetes 250 vulnerable women in Abuja

Ahead of the Christmas celebrations, no fewer than 250 vulnerable women and children in Abuja have benefited from the end of year fiesta by Helpline Foundation for the Needy, a non- governmental organisation in the Federal Capital Territory. 

The event tagged: "Putting smiles on the f [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Regrets, panic over release of ’looters’ list

Indications emerged weekend that those who have made some returns to the Federal Government are now regretting their action, with most of them said to be panicky as to the outcome of the disclosure by President Muhammadu Buhari that their names will soon be made public.

Buhari at a lecture by t [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Journalists Petition Press Council Over Sen Orji

A group of journalists have petitioned the Nigerian Press Council over what it described as “a deliberate policy” by the Sun newspaper to “run down” the immediate past governor of Abia State, Chief Theodore Orji, who is now a senator. In a letter to the Council, a copy of which [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Presidential deadline on Boko Haram

In about two weeks’ time, the deadline for the defeat of Boko Haram, the militant sect that has terrorised the North East of Nigeria in particular, and the entire country, will elapse. The significance is not about the timeline being met or not but the boldness of President Muhammadu Buhari to v [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


The Effects Of UNIABUJA War

Department of Computer Science, University of Abuja, Nigeria

War no matter how small it may seem has destructive tendencies. The war that took place in University of Abuja within the period specified above has negative effects on the university community. No war is small because that may lead t [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Multiple taxation in FCT is hurting our biz - Hotel owners

The Hotel Owners Forum Abuja, HOFA, has decried the issue of multiple taxation, lamenting that it was hurting their business.

President of HOFA, Dr Bola Onigbogi, made this known at the annual dinner of the forum in Abuja on Friday.

She said that because if the visibility of hotel busine [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


Women, workers suffer more violence - NLC

The Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, has identified that women and workers are more likely to be victims of violence.

National president of the labour union, Comrade Ayuba Wabba, disclosed this at a national symposium on Effective Implementation of Laws and Policies to End Sexual and Gender Based [...]

Mon, 14 December 2015


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