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NSCDC, NIS, CoS, Fire Service Board Promotes 32,361 Personnel 

By Nkiru Njemanze   The Civil Defence, Immigration, Correctional, and Fire Service Board has approved the promotion of thirty-two thousand three hundred and sixty-one personnel of the services under the Ministry of Interior. While reading out the reports after the Board's meeting, the Commandant General of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps, Dr. Ahmed Abubakar Audi said the list was approved at the Board's fifth meeting for the year […]

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Transportation : FCTA To Roll Out Buses

By Ekemini Ubong   Transit crime popularly known as “One Chance” will soon be a thing of the past as the Federal Capital Territory Administration, FCTA has concluded plans to take delivery of buses to serve commuters in the nation's capital. FCT Minister, Mr. Nyesom Wike stated this during an interactive with the Estate Developers and Residents Association in the FCT on disagreements over fees for the issuance of Certificate […]

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Voter Apathy In Imo Guber Election

By Kayode Oyedare   As of 10:30 am, there was a low turnout of voters in most of the polling units visited in the Owerri Municipal Area Council of Imo state. INEC officials arrived on time in most of the polling centers visited while accreditation and voting commenced before 8:30 am. In an interview, most of the people who sat in groups at the polling centers said they were not out to vote but to witness the exercise. According to […]

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Niger Govt Moves To Increase Rice Production

By Oduyemi Odumade   In a bid to revamp the rice milling industry and bolster the state's economy, Governor Mohammed Umar-Bago of Niger State has announced plans to overhaul the region's rice production sector. Despite Niger's reputation as the leading producer of paddy rice in Nigeria, Governor Bago expressed his dissatisfaction with the state of local rice mills, stating that "the rice mills in the state were nothing to write […]

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Wike Clears Air On Israeli Envoy’s Visit

By Remi Johnson   Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike, has cleared the Air on the allegations over his October 3rd meeting with the Israeli Ambassador to Nigeria. The Minister dismissed as baseless and untrue the insinuation from some quarters that he expressed support for Israel against Palestine. Wike who made this known during a meeting with the leadership of the Abuja National Mosque Management Board in Abuja, […]

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Nigerian Honoured In Benin Republic 

By Garry Ochigbo   A Nigerian multi-media advertising expert, Dr. Donald Amagbo was over the weekend, honoured in Benin Republic. Dr. Amagbo, bagged a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Policy and Administration, from I-FATOOS University, Republic of Benin. I Conferment of the honours which took place in Cotonou, attracted dignitaries of that country's business class and their counterparts in Nigeria. The Nasarawa State-born advertising guru was awarded the doctorate based […]

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FCT: AEPB Demolishes COVID Market 

By Remi Johnson   Abuja Environmental Protection Board, AEPB, today demolished the COVID Market situated in Gimbiya Street, Area 11, Garki Abuja. Speaking during the demolition exercise in Abuja, the Director of AEPB, Mr. Osilama Braimah said the move was to guard against insecurity and environmental hazards in the nation's capital city. Mr. Braimah stated that the Minister of FCT, Nyesom Wike recently directed that all illegal structures and shanties […]

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Impact Of Climate Change A Global Threat

By Oduyemi Odumade   Climate change is no longer a distant threat; as its impact is being felt across the globe, and Nigeria is no exception. Former Member of the House of Representatives and Board Member of the North East Development Commission, Mr. Sam Onuigbo, revealed that Nigeria suffered a staggering loss of $6 billion in 2022 due to climate change-related issues. According to him, these losses are attributed to […]

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NTA DG Supports Re-election Bid Of NAWOJ President

By Nkiru Okeke   The Director General of the Nigeria Television Authority, NTA, Mr. Salihu Dembos has endorsed the second term bid of the incumbent President of NAWOJ, Comrade Ladi Bala aimed at consolidating on her laudable achievements in the past three years. Mr. Dembos indicated his office during a courtesy visit by Leaders of NAWOJ in Abuja. The DG who commended the tremendous achievements of NAWOJ ably led by […]

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