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FCTA, butchers parley on hygienic meat processing

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has warned butchers in the territory to desist from using tyres to roast hide as research has shown that tyres contain highly toxic materials that constitute great risks to consumers. 

The director in charge of Agriculture Services in the FCT Ag [...]

Fri, 04 December 2015


Why I am running for AMAC chair - Yamawo

A chairmanship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress, APC, for the Abuja Municipal Area Council, AMAC, Hon Ishaku Yamawo, said he is in the race to because he understands the plight of those at the grassroots.

Yamawo, who addressed the press at the party’s FCT office on Thursday, said [...]

Fri, 04 December 2015


I’ll make Abuja better than I met it, Bello boasts

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory Malam Muhammad Bello, has reiterated his determination to improve on the existing facilities and infrastructure during his administration.

The minister gave the assurance during the maiden interactive session with members of the Senate committee on the [...]

Fri, 04 December 2015


Abuja is dark

In continuation of his efforts towards identifying key areas requiring immediate attention, FCT minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, undertook a late night tour of Abuja to assess street lighting, last week.

The minister, who expressed dissatisfaction with some of the reasons given for the non-funct [...]

Fri, 04 December 2015


Stakeholders task teachers on Read Campaign

As poor educational outcomes remain a source of worry in primary and secondary schools across the country, stakeholders have charged teachers to join federal government’s read campaign efforts to address the challenge of declining reading culture among students.

Addressing participants at [...]

Thu, 03 December 2015


NUC moves to track varsity graduates’ job output

Effort is being made by the National Universities Commission, NUC, to build robust links between institutions, their graduates and the labour market to have employer feedback on the performance of graduates from Nigerian universities.

Executive Secretary of NUC, Prof. Julius Okojie, said tracin [...]

Fri, 27 November 2015


Russia, Algeria award scholarships to 78 Nigerians

Russia and Algeria have awarded scholarships to 78 Nigerian students under the 2015/2016 Bilateral Educational Agreement, BEA, with Nigeria.

Minister of State for Education, Prof. Anthony Anwuka, who disclosed this in Abuja, said 63 of the scholars were departing for Russia to enrol in undergra [...]

Fri, 27 November 2015


Aziz: Putting round peg in round hole at NIMC

After many false starts, the current registration and identification of eligible Nigerians being undertaken by the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) in the last couple of years is seen as potentially one of the most successful government projects in a clime that is replete with inefficien [...]

Fri, 27 November 2015


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