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TETFund retrieves N10bn from non-performing institutions

The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Suleiman Bogoro, says the Fund has retrieved N10 billion for projects awarded, but not executed by beneficiary institutions.

Mr Bogoro said this on Friday in Jos when he inaugurated the new University of Jos Faculty of Engineer [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019


2019 International Anti-corruption Day: EFCC mobilises public against corruption

In commemoration of the 2019 International Anti-corruption Day and in recognition of the Multi Year theme: “United against Corruption”, the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, is organizing a Walk against Corruption on Monday, December 9, 2019

The walk is aimed at creati [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019


NIS registers 500 foreigners in Benue

The Nigeria Immigration Service, NIS, Benue State Command, has officially flagged off the Migrant e-Registration exercise aimed at registering all immigrants of 18 years and above intending to reside in Nigeria beyond 90 days.

Speaking at the command headquarters in Makurdi during the event, th [...]

Sat, 07 December 2019


Sowore: Group wants judges to boycott all DSS cases

A human rights and good governance advocacy initiative – Make A Difference, MAD, has condemned the invasion of personnel of the State Security Sservice, SSS, for the “gestapo invasion and desecration of the court” in a bid to re-arrest Omoyele Sowore who is on bail.

In a state [...]

Fri, 06 December 2019


You’ve a huge task for 40, 000 PLHIV in your state, US Tells Nasarawa Gov

The United States Government through the U.S. Embassy in Nigeria has urged the Nasarawa State Government to increase its efforts towards the over 40, 000 persons living with HIV/AIDS in the state.

The call was made by the U.S. Embassy Deputy Chief of Mission, Kathleen FitzGibbon, when she led a [...]

Fri, 06 December 2019


Police arraign woman over trespass, threat to life

The FCT police command has arraigned a 52 years old businesswoman, Madina Mohammed, in Wuse Zone 6 Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, over alleged trespass and threat to life.

Mohammed, who allegedly trespassed into a plot of land belonging to one retired Air Commodore Raymond Peter, also t [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


CSOs launch mobile app to foster transparency in extractives

Efforts to promote transparency and accountability in the extractives sector of the economy have received a boost as the body of civil society in Nigeria is set to launch a mobile application to track the remediation of issues contained in the annual audit reports of the Nigeria Extractives Industries [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


FCTA to setup special agro-industrial processing zone

The FCT Administration said it is committed to the establishment of Special Agro-Industrial Processing Zone, as a step towards lifting 100 million youth out of poverty in the agricultural value chains.

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Aliyu, assured that the administration will demonstrate its [...]

Mon, 02 December 2019


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