Rights group hails Army, NBA synergy on human rights

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has commended the partnership between the Nigerian Army and the Nigeria Bar Association, NBA, in promoting human rights in the country. 

National coordinator of HURIWA, Mr. Emmanuel Onwubiko, who gave the commendation in Abuja during [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016

FCT schools resume for second term

Academic activities for the second term 2015/2016 session have commenced in all secondary schools in the FCT, with resumption test to serve as motivation to others.

A visit by our correspondent to Junior Secondary School Zuba, a suburb in Gwagwalada Area Council penultimate week, revealed that [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016

FCT INEC urges residents to go for CVR

The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, in the Federal Capital Territory has said the Continuous Voters Registration exercise, CVR, will commence from January 13 to 17 and has asked residents to take the opportunity to register.

The exercise according to the commission is to allow [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016

FCT minister expresses dissatisfaction over water facilities

Federal Capital Territory Minister, Mallam Mohammad Bello, has expressed dissatisfaction over the poor water facilities in the territory. 

However, the minister has assured that his administration would work assiduously to improve the supply of potable water to the entire residents of the [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016

Bello moves to secure FCT schools, promises feeding of pupils

In view of the security challenges, the Federal Capital Territory Administration has taken steps to secure public schools in the territory, even as the minister has assured that the administration would give priority to the proper and regular feeding of pupils. 

To this end, the FCT minist [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016

Parents decry poor condition of Abuja school for handicap

Some parents have lamented the poor condition of the school for the handicap in Kuje Area Council, describing the school as unfit for human habitation. 

The enraged parents told The Abuja Inquirer that the FCT Administration has neglected the pupils despite the fact that the pupils are phy [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016

Yuletide: New Nyanya motors hail Ameachi, Bello for transport ease

Foremost transport company, New Nyanya Motors, has commended the ministers of transport and Federal Capital Territory, Rotimi Amaechi and Mohammed Bello, respectively, for the tremendous improvement in the transportation sector in the last quarter of 2015.

Chairman of the transport group, Chief [...]

Mon, 11 January 2016

Bayelsa Election: Jonathan, Dickson Defeat Sylva, APC

Bayelsa Election: Jonathan, Dickson Defeat Sylva, APC... Triumph of people’s will over brute force – PDP Govs

The tension soaked and violence marred rerun Governorship election in Bayelsa state was finally settled Sunday night with the Independent National Electoral Commission, [...]

Sun, 10 January 2016



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