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Scavengers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday said that they are not thieves as believed in some quarters.

Scavengers: We don’t steal, we only value waste products

Scavengers in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) on Saturday said that they are not thieves as believed in some quarters.

FCTA commits to peaceful co-existence of religious faiths

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, has reiterated the administration’s commitment to peaceful co-existence among different religious faiths in the territory.

Court attaches Imo’s accounts in central bank, 16 other banks over N1.5 billion debt

A High Court of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja has ordered the attachment of funds in accounts owned by the Imo State Government in the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 16 other banks in the country.
President Buhari receiving Report of the Technical Advisory Committee on the Implementation of the National Minimum Wage in State House on 25th Mar 2019 2

President Buhari signs Minimum Wage Bill into law

After a long wait, President Muhammadu Buhari has finnaly signed the National Minimum Wage Bill into law.

Abuja DisCo chief deny extortion of customers for meter installation

Mr Ernest Mupwaya, Managing Director of the Abuja Electricity Distribution Company (AEDC), has refuted claims by Abuja residents that the officials of the company are extorting money from them to install prepaid meters.
President Buhari presides over Federal Executive Council (FEC) in State House on 17th April 2019 4

FEC approves $20 million foreign loan for Lagos

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved a loan of $20 million for Lagos State strategic transportation plan.
Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC)

NIPR commends NNPC for promotion of PR

The Abuja Chapter of Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR) has commended the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) for effective deployment of Public Relations (PR) tools and professionals in managing its image and reputation.
President Muhammadu Buhari

President Buhari asks ministers to submit handover notes

An indication that President Muhammadu Buhari may dissolve the Federal Executive Council (FEC) earlier than the May 29 terminal date of his first term in office emerged yesterday when he asked ministers and agency heads to turn in their handover notes by Wednesday.

ICPC to appeal ruling that freed suspended suspended SEC chief Gwarzo

The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission (ICPC) has said it would appeal the ruling on the ‘No Case Submission’ in the trial of the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo. Gwarzo and the Executive Commissioner, Corporate Services of SEC, Zakawanu Garuba, were tried by the ICPC.
Emmanuel Onwubiko

HURIWA: President Buhari ‘witch-hunting’ opposition

The Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, has claimed that President Muhammadu Buhari was using security agencies, especially the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to “witch-hunt” members of the opposition.

Police flush out 60 suspected kidnappers, robbers from Rivers

The Inspector General of Police Monitoring Unit (IGPMU), Abuja, has flushed out 60 suspected armed robbers and kidnappers from Rivers State.

Court issues warrant on DSS to produce ex-NSA Sambo Dasuki

A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Tuesday issued a warrant on the Department of State Services (DSS) to produce before the court a former National Security Adviser, Sambo Dasuki.

FCT minister urges employers not to reject NYSC members

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has implored employers, as a show of patriotism for Nigeria, not to reject corps members posted to their establishments for the mandatory one-year primary assignment.

Court discharges, acquits suspended SEC chief Mounir Gwarzo

A Federal Capital Territory (FCT) High Court on Tuesday discharged the suspended Director-General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Mounir Gwarzo, of the charge of fraud filed against him.

Nigerian workers beg President Buhari on minimum wage

Workers in the Federal Capital Territory have begged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the minimum wage bill submitted to him by the National Assembly on March 27.
Baby

UNICEF: Only 30 % of under-5 children’s births registered in Nigeria

The births of nearly 230 million children under the age of five worldwide have never been officially recorded, says UNICEF. The Agency said only 30 per cent of births of Nigerian children below five had so far been registered.
Ahmed Idris Wase

APC Middle Belt group backs Idris Wase’s speakership bid

The campaign by Hon. Ahmed Idris Wase, to become the Speaker of the House of Representatives, has thickened as the All Progressives Congress (APC) Middle Belt caucus has rallied behind him.
Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said on Saturday he would like to be remembered as the minister who sanitised sports administration in Nigeria by democratising the operations of federations.

Minister Dalung: I want to be remembered for democratizing Nigeria’s sport

Solomon Dalung, the Minister of Youth and Sports Development, said on Saturday he would like to be remembered as the minister who sanitised sports administration in Nigeria by democratising the operations of federations.

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