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Minister commends Bauchi for appropriating 16% of budget to health

Adewole, who was speaking in a special remarks at a two-day National Health Dialogue held at the Shehu Yar’Adua Centre, Abuja, Friday, said health is a basic human right that is not negotiable.

Fed govt to aid victims of explosion at IDPs camp

National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI) says it will financially support the six victims of fire explosion, which occurred at the Wassa IDPs camp, FCT, on Sunday.

Nigerian students reject varsity admission cut-off marks

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has rejected the cut-off points for admission into tertiary institutions, describing the reduction as a gross misplacement of priority and exercise in futility.

Fed govt working to release fund for next batch of retirees – PenCom

The Acting Director-General of National Pension Commission (PenCom), Mrs Aisha Dahir-Umar, on Wednesday said the Federal Government had begun modalities for pension payments to next batch of retirees.

National Youth Games: FCT cricket team begins training

Ayo Adewole, FCT Cricket Association Secretary, on Monday said that the team had began training ahead of the National Youth Games (NYG) in September.

BATFN spends N1bn to empower farmers in rural areas

The British American Tobacco Nigeria Foundation (BATFN) said on Monday that it has spent over N1 billion to empower farmers in rural areas to ensure sufficient farm produce.

Minister berates contractors over N700m road project

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Muhammad Bello, has warned the contractors handling the Kuje-Gwagwalada road project, Messrs Craine Builders and Engineering Limited, to hasten up or quit the site without further delay.

FCTA to inaugurate own internal revenue service

As part of its efforts to ensure transparency and harmonisation of tax collection, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration, on Saturday, said it would, during the week, inaugurate its new internal revenue service.

FCT to inaugurate own internal revenue service

As part of its efforts to ensure transparency and harmonization of tax collection, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration at the weekend, said it would during the week, inaugurate its new internal revenue service.

Tonto Dike, others hold audition for youths talent hunt show

Nollywood actress Tonto Dikeh and other celebrities on Friday took part in the audition for the talent hunt show Unleash Your Talent 2017, with over 200 youths in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

Nigeria police, judges highest bribe-takers – UN

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has revealed that about N400 billion is spent on bribes each year in Nigeria.

Osinbajo inaugurates 15 new permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Wednesday, inaugurated the 15 new permanent secretaries who were appointed recently.

Paris Club Refund: Sen. Gumel urges govs to pay salaries, pension arrears

Chairman, Senate Committee on States and Local Government, Senator Abdullahi Gumel, has urged state governors still owing workers’ salary to take advantage of recent Paris Club loan refund to pay.

Market shut as traders clash over Charly Boy

There was pandemonium in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Tuesday afternoon as musician and leader of Our-Mumu-Don-Group, Charles Oputa (Charlie Boy) allegedly took his protest against ailing President Muhammadu Buhari to Wuse Market.

Fed govt will re-position civil service for greater service delivery – Osinbajo

The President Muhammadu Buhari-led administration will do everything possible to reposition the civil service for effective and efficient delivery of services to Nigerians.

DSS nabs Germans’ abductors in Abuja

The Department of State Services (DSS) has announced the arrest of suspects who abducted the five German expatriates, as well as Boko Haram fighters and gunrunners.

FCT indigenes lobby state status for Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Indigenous People Association has called on the Federal Government to appoint an indigene as minister and accord state status to the territory.

Osinbajo approves appointment of 21 permanent secretaries

The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has approved the appointment of 21 new Permanent Secretaries in the Federal Civil Service.

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Kano government distributes instructional materials to schools

The Kano State Government, says it has begun the distribution of instructional materials worth over N1.5 billion to primary and junior secondary schools in the 44 Local Government Areas of the state.