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2019: Danger looms over electoral bill - TMG

The Transition Monitoring Group, TMG, has expressed concerns over the refusal of assent by President, Muhammadu Buhari to the Electoral Amendment Bill, warning that it portends grave danger to the electoral process.

The group in a statement signed by its chairperson, Dr. Abiola Akiyode-Afolabi [...]

Sun, 16 December 2018


Only 35% of FCT developed in 42 years – Minister

Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has lamented the slow pace of development in the territory, revealing that only 35 percent of the area have been developed in 42 years.

 

Bello, who stated this during the commemoration of the actual movement of the nation [...]

Sun, 16 December 2018


Yuletide: IGP reads riot act to commissioners, politicians

The Inspector General of Police, IGP, Mr. Ibrahim K. Idris, has read the riot act to all commissioners of police and Assistant Inspectors General as well as politicians during and after the yuletide to ensure a hitch-free Christmas and New Year celebrations.

The IGP also warned against roadbloc [...]

Sun, 16 December 2018


FCTA develops N162bn 5 year strategic health plan

Federal Capital Territory Administration has developed a 5-year strategic health development plan, SHDP, that will require about N162 billion to execute.

Secretary, FCT Health and Human Services Secretariat, Malam Adamu Bappah, who made this disclosure on Friday during end of the year press bri [...]

Sun, 16 December 2018


Yuletide: Helpline provide health insurance for 500 widows

No fewer than 500 widows from the six area councils of the Federal Capital Territory will benefit from Helpline Foundation for the Needy insurance scheme. 

The insurance scheme, launched weekend, is a partnership with the FCT Health Insurance Scheme, FHIS. 

President of the fou [...]

Sun, 16 December 2018


NUJ FCT elections: U.S embassy hails Ogbeche

The United States Embassy in Nigeria has hailed the election of Emmanuel Ogbeche as the new chairman of the Nigeria Union of Journalists, FCT Council.

In a congratulatory letter signed by Glen Guimond, information officer, the embassy expressed optimism that Ogbeche having served as editor for [...]

Sun, 16 December 2018


APC to PDP: Campaign on pro-people policies, not killings

The All Progressivas Congress, APC, has described the opposition Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, as attempting to distort facts on the security record of the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration.

National Publicity Secretary of the party, Mallam Lanre Issa-Onilu, in a statement in A [...]

Sun, 16 December 2018


Oshiomhole’s spokesman accuses PDP of fake news

Chief press secretary to Adams  Oshiomhole, national chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, Mr Simón Ebegbulem, has condemned accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of peddling fake news. 

 

In a press statement made available to journalists in Abu [...]

Sat, 15 December 2018


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