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My industrialization plan for Benue - LP guber candidate

The gubernatorial candidate of the Labour Party, LP, in Benue state, Dr Paul Angya, has said he will industrialize the state as a sure way of achieving structural transformation of the economy.

Angya, who spoke to The Abuja Inquirer in Makurdi, said the state needs industries for inclusive grow [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


2019: Don’t attack anybody on my behalf, Obi tells supporters

Vice presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, for the 2019 polls, Mr. Peter Obi, has charged his supporters not to attack or insult anybody on his behalf, distancing himself from any such undemocratic conduct.

He gave the charge in a statement issued by his special adviser, [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


2.5 million under-5 Nigerians malnourished - CISLAC

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Center, CISLAC, has revealed that 2.5 million under-5 years are malnourished in Nigeria, hence the call for immediate government funding on nutrition.

The group which made this known during a 2-day social media conference on sustainable funding for nutriti [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


FCTA partners Shemomal on affordable housing

As part of efforts to address the problem of housing, Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA, has revealed that the administration will partner with Shemomal Nigeria Limited for affordable housing for staff. 

Head of Administration and Finance, FCT Water Board, Mrs. Joy Okoro, gave [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


Minister assures rural farmers of support

The Federal Capital Territory minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has declared open World Bank Country Portfolio Performance Review Meeting, CPPR, for the bank’s assisted projects in the northern region with a firm commitment on agriculture and empowerment of rural farmers. 

Addressing p [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


FCTA, Shippers Council partner on $150m dry port, truck terminal

Federal Capital Territory Administration and the Nigerian Shippers Council are to establish a dry port and truck transit terminal valued at over $150 million. 

This, according to both parties, is a response to the cardinal role the city plays as a national capital and its rising profile as [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


AMMC clampdown on illegal dumpsite in Maitama

The Abuja Metropolitan Management Council, AMMC, has commenced clampdown on illegal dumping of waste in Maitama district, as part of effort towards preventing flooding and erosion. 

AMMC officials accompanied by a joint team of security personnel had stormed and barricaded an illegal build [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


Mass housing: FG moves to recover lost revenue, check fraud

Mass Housing developers in the Federal Capital Territory who fail to comply with the statutory requirements for their development or default in payments, would soon face the long arm of the law. 

The chairman, Special Presidential Investigation Panel for Recovery of Public Property. Okoi O [...]

Sun, 28 October 2018


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