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Nigerian government inaugurates infectious disease centre in Abuja

The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated the first Infectious Disease Centre (IDC), in the Federal Capital Territory, and handed it over to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH).

Nigerian government approves $1.9 billionn for Kano-Niger Republic rail line

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) Wednesday approved the award of contract for the development of the proposed Kano-Katsina-Jibia to Maradi rail line in Niger Republic and to Dutse, the capital of Jigawa, for a total cost of $1,959,744,723.71, inclusive of 7.5% Value Added Tax (VAT).

Police arraign carpenter for ‘receiving’ stolen property

The police on Tuesday arraigned a 45-year-old carpenter, Ebenezer Olorunleka, in a Chief Magistrates’ Court, Gwagwalada, FCT, for allegedly receiving a stolen car.

FCTA begins registration of vulnerable households

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has begun the second phase of registration of vulnerable persons in the nation’s capital for its social investment programme.

FCT indigenes demand for state, more senatorial constituencies

In a memorandum submitted to the Senate Committee on Constitution Review chaired by the Deputy President of the Senate, Senator Ovie Omo Agege, All Progressives Congress, APC, Delta Central, the indigenes under the aegis of Original Inhabitants Development Association of Abuja (OIDA) are seeking for far reaching alteration of provisions of the Constitution for actualisation of their demands.

Era of lobbying for postings, promotion in customs over – Customs chief

The Comptroller-General of Nigeria Customs Service (NCS), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), says the era of lobbying for postings and promotion in the service is over.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Customs: Boko Haram terrorists in Abuja, target five locations

The Nigeria Customs Service (NCS) has revealed that Boko Haram terrorist is already in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) in Abuja, planning to unleash terrorist attacks on five locations within the nation’s capital territory.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.

Nigeria records lowest daily virus cases in three months

The Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 221 new cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak in the country.

Minister: No date yet for resumption of schools

Nigeria’s Minister of State for Education, Chukwuemeka Nwajiuba, says no date has been fixed yet for full schools’ resumption even though the federal government had continued to engage stakeholders.

FCT disinfects school of nursing ahead of resumption

The Health and Human Services Secretariat (HHSS) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Saturday disinfected the FCT School of Nursing, Gwagwalada, ahead of the institution’s resumption for general examinations.

Nigerian governors take flood predictions for granted – NIHSA chief

Director-General of Nigeria Hydrological Services Agency, NIHSA, Engr. Clement Onyeaso Nze, has lamented that State Governors in Nigeria find it difficult to take action on flood disaster predictions by the agency.

Court discharges woman docked for ‘defrauding’ job seekers

A Wuse Zone Six Chief Magistrates’ Court, Abuja, on Thursday, discharged 34-year-old woman, Alanza Pamah, charged for allegedly defrauding job seekers.

Court sentences man to two years imprisonment for mischief, theft

A Chief Magistrates’ Court in Gwagwalada, FCT, on Thursday sentenced one Dayesa Ayuba to two years imprisonment for mischief and theft.

JAMB considers new date for 2020 admissions

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB), on Sunday, said that it is considering a new date, for the commencement of 2020 admission exercise.

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