INEC holds polls’ awareness campaign in Gwags

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, has launched area council poll awareness campaign in Gwagwalada Area council for potential voters on how to cast their votes during the election.

Electoral Officer, EO, in-charge of Gwagwalada, Hajia Jummai Abubakar, told The Abuja Inquirer a [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

FCTA condemns abduction of school pupils

The Federal Capital Territory Education Secretariat has condemned in strong terms the abduction of a primary 2 pupil of the Chinese Assisted Primary school in Karu, a suburb in the nation's capital.

In a statement by the Assistant Director in charge of Information, Mr. Anthony Ogunleye and [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Our plans to upgrade parks to global standards - Bello

Other than the commitment to clean and green city, minister of the FCT, Malam Muhammad Bello, has disclosed that his administration was working towards making public parks in Abuja to meet global standards. 

This disclosure was made when a delegation of Rotary International District 9125, [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Demolition squad escapes death in clash with hoodlums in Dei-dei

It was a bleak moment for illegal occupants along the road corridor in Dei-dei, as the bulldozers of the joint task force in charge of city management clashed with hoodlums during a demolition exercise carried out weekend. 

Our correspondent gathered that despite the presence of heavily ar [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

Nigeria to experience less rain, dry spells - NiMET

Director General, Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMet, Dr. Anthony Anuforom, has stated that most parts of Nigeria are likely to experience delayed onset and less than normal rainfall as well as dry spells in 2016.

He made this known on the occasion of the public presentation of the 2016 Seas [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

90 percent of domestic employees excluded from social security - ILO

The International Labour Organisation, ILO, has said that about 90 percent of domestic employees the world over are neglected by the social security programmes.

Citing the report of a new study, published by ILO, highlights huge decent work deficits for domestic workers throughout the world.

Sat, 19 March 2016

IPMAN: We can only sell petrol at N139 in Kwara

The Independent Petroleum Marketers Association of Nigeria, IPMAN, Kwara chapter, said solution to end the perennial petrol scarcity in the state was to allow its members dispense Premium Motor Spirit, PMS, at N139 per litre.

Chairman of IPMAN in Kwara, Alhaj Lanre Okanlawon, stated this during [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016

’Strange’ herdsmen no longer welcome to Benue - Ortom

Following incessant clashes between Benue farmers and Fulani herdsmen, Governor Samuel Ortom has said that all strange (foreign) herdsmen were no longer welcome in the state.

Ortom stated this, last week, in Makurdi while addressing members of the Idoma Community Development Association, Makurd [...]

Sat, 19 March 2016



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