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FEDERAL EXECUTIVE COUNCIL (FEC) APPROVES OVER N80 BILLION FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROADS IN FCT AND OYO STATE

The Federal Executive Council (FEC) has approved N87 billion for the construction of a road linking Shehu Yar’adua Way with the Kubwa Expressway in the Federal Capital Territory, Oyo–Ogbomoso and the Loko – Oweto bridge. The Council also approved N9billion variation for the reconstruction of Loko-Oweto bridge as well as …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ANNOUNCES PLANS TO SET UP A A MODERN VACCINE PRODUCTION COMPANY IN THE COUNTRY

Federal Government has announced plans to set up a modern vaccine production company in the country to encourage licensed indigenous production of the Coronavirus vaccines. The Minister of Health, Dr., Osagie Ehanire disclosed this at the PTF’s usual briefing in Abuja. Doctor Ehanire said that the ministry is preparing to …

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PTF WARNS HOODLUMS AGAINST INVADING WAREHOUSE

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has called on hoodlums to stop invading medical warehouses as the medicines there are stored under specific conditions. Speaking at the daily briefing of the PTF in Abuja, the PTF National Coordinator, Dr. Sani Aliyu, explained that vaccines and medicals used to fight the …

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FCT MINISTER CONDOLES KOGI STATE OVER FATAL TANKER INFERNO

FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has condoled with the Government and people of Kogi State over the accident that claimed the lives of 30 people, most of whom are school children. The minister who expressed shock over the untimely death of the victims especially the school children …

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MINISTRY OF EDUCATION DECLARES ZERO COVID-19 INFECTIONS IN UNITY COLLEGES

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Education, Arc. Sonny Echono has said that there is no report of  COVID-19 infections or suspected cases in any of the Unity Colleges across the country. Arc. Echono,  stated this during a monitoring tour of the ongoing WAEC examinations in FCT schools. He said …

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NERC RESTATES COMMITMENT TO CUSTOMERS DESPITE TARIFFS HIKE

The Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), has restated its commitment to protecting its customers. The agency was responding to media reports on an increase in electricity tariffs. In a statement signed by the Chairman, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, Mr, James A. Momoh who explained that tariff reviews will only follow …

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COVID 19 TASKFORCE TO LAUNCH INFECTION MONITORING DASHBOARDS

The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 has revealed plans to launch the Transparency Initiative Dashboards to monitor the infections in the country. PTF Chairman, Mr. Boss Mustapha, made the disclosure during the PTF briefing on COVID -19 in Abuja. Mr. Boss Mustapha said this is a significant milestone as it …

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FCT POLICE RESCUE KIDS SUBJECTED TO INHUMAN TREATMENT BY GUARDIAN

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT)  Police Command,  acting on a tip-off on Friday rescued two children that were allegedly locked in a toilet and subjected to inhuman treatment by their guardian who lives on the second floor of a two storey-building in Federal Capital Development Authority quarters Garki. This was …

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FCTA TO UPGRADE ABBATOIRS AND MEAT DELIVERY SYSTEMS

The Agriculture and Rural Development Secretariat of Federal Capital Territory Administration, has expressed willingness to partner with the Area Council Authorities toward improving the state of animal slaughter facilities. Mr. Ibe Chukwuemeka, Acting Secretary of the secretariat, stated this when he met a team of officials from the Veterinary Services …

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FCTA LAUNCHES CASH-FOR-TRASH RECYCLING HUB

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has unveiled a pickup-trash-and-get-paid initiative to residents in the Nyanya area of the Abuja Municipal Area Council. FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijani Aliyu, who unveiled the Cash-for-Trash Recycling hub it was part of measures to control indiscriminate waste disposal in the territory. Dr. …

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