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Digital rights: MRA worry over Buhari’s refusal on assent

Media Rights Agenda, MRA, has criticized the refusal of President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Digital Rights and Freedom Bill into Law, describing his reasons as illogical and evidence of his administration’s unwillingness to uphold and protect the freedom of expression and other human rights o [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


Irresponsible reporting will affect power sector investment – NBET MD

The Managing Director/CEO of Nigeria Bulk Electricity Trading PLC, Marilyn Amobi, has charged journalists to ensure responsible and balanced reportage of the power sector in order to grow the industry.

Amobi who made this known in Abuja while receiving the executive of the Nigeria Union of Jour [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


APC expresses confidence to retain Kwali

The chairman of the All Progressives Congress, APC, in Kwali area council, Alh Aliyu Sheda, has said that his members have the confidence of retaining the chairmanship seat of the area. 

Speaking to The Abuja Inquirer after the inconclusive election in the area, the Kwali APC stalwart reve [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


Bello warns against storage of inflammable materials in homes

As part of measures to avoid fire outbreaks in homes and business premises, the FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has cautioned residents of the territory against storing highly inflammable petroleum products in their homes and places of business.

The Minister made the call in Abuja during th [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


PTA moves to balance academics, sports in GSS Gwagwalada

The leadership of Parents Teachers Association of Government Secondary School, GSS, Gwagwalada has moved to balance between academic and sporting activities in the school. 

Chairman of the association, Alh. Isah Hassan, disclosed this in chat with journalists during the 23rd annual inter-h [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


NUJ seeks more funding for DRTS

In order to ensure sanity on Abuja roads through more personnel and introduction of technology, the Nigeria Union of Journalists, NUJ, FCT Council, has called for more funding for the Directorate of Road Traffic Services, DRTS, in Federal Capital Territory FCT.

The call was made by the chairman [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


10,000 FCT residents get scholarship in 9 years

Records from the FCT education secretariat have shown that no fewer than 10, 952 FCT residents have benefited from different scholarship awards to study in various tertiary institutions. 

The secretary for education, Dr. Bala Liman, made this disclosure while speaking at a sensitization me [...]

Fri, 22 March 2019


CODE, FlexiSAF to tackle out-of-school children in Nigeria

Alarmed by the increasing number of out-of-school children in Nigeria, two civil society organisations; Connected Development(CODE) and FlexiSAF Foundation, have come together to address the issue.

In a joint press statement made available to journalists in Abuja, the groups said the challenges [...]

Thu, 21 March 2019


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