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FCT: SDS Vows To Rehabilitate Rural Facilities

By Remi Johnson   Critical facilities in bad state across the six area councils will soon be rehabilitated for the benefit of residents. The Mandate Secretary, Social Development Secretariat, SDS, Ibrahim Aminu, gave this assurance when he embarked on an inspection tour of facilities in Area Councils. Aminu assured that his Administration would revive facilities that could be revived immediately and put them to use, while measures will be put […]

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Wike Vows To Recover N34b Ground-Rent For FCTA

Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Nyesom Wike has again reiterated his commitment to recover the over 34 billion naira Ground-rent owed FCTA by defaulting land owners.   The Minister stated this when he received the House of Representatives Committee On Urban Mass Transit led by the Chairman, Afam Ogene to chart a new course on how to make the Sector more functional in Abuja.   Wike who said he […]

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Senegalese Opponent Vows Hunger Strike

Firebrand Senegalese opposition politician Ousmane Sonko said Sunday he had started a hunger strike from custody after being arrested this week, as his lawyers condemned his arrest. Senegal's public prosecutor on Saturday announced seven new charges against the politician -- a vocal critic of President Macky Sall who has faced a string of legal woes he claims are aimed at keeping him out of politics. "In the face of so […]

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DSS Regrets Action, Vows To Investigate Scuffle With NCoS

The Department of State Services, DSS says it will conduct a thorough investigation into the recent scuffle between its personnel and Prisons officials, which occurred at the Ikoyi Federal High Court in Lagos. This is contained in a Statement by the DSS Spokesperson, Peter Afunanya in Abuja. The Service notes that the incident was regrettable and did not reflect the professional ethics of the Organisation. It condemns the incident in […]

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