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PRESIDENT BUHARI PROMISES TO INCLUDE PERSONS WITH DISABILITY IN DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS

President Muhammadu Buhari has tasked the National Commission for Persons with Disabilities to play its roles adequately in the realization of the government objective of lifting 100million Nigerians out of poverty. President Buhari said this when he received members of the newly established body at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI AND VICE PRESIDENT YEMI OSINBAJO AMONG THE FIRST TO RECIEVE COVID-19 VACCINE

President Muhammadu Buhari and his Vice, Professor Osibanjo would be the first to receive the Covid-19 vaccine in the country as part of the immediate rollout plan. The Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 disclosed that top government officials including the Secretary of the Federation and cabinet ministers would also be …

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI APPROVES OF ONE OXYGEN PLANT IN EACH OF 36 STATES OF THE FEDERATION

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the establishment of at least one oxygen plant in each of the 36 states of the federation and rehabilitation of five oxygen plants in health institutions across the country. Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha, revealed this during the PTF …

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FEDERAL CAPITAL TERRITORY ADMINISTRATION SHUTS DOWN FOUR PARKS OVER COVID-19 VIOLATIONS

Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA), has sealed off about four Recreational Parks and is to prosecute about 12 persons over COVID-19 guidelines violations.         This followed a monitoring exercise by the FCT Covid-19 Guidelines Enforcement Taskforce led by the Head, Media, and Enlightenment of the Task-Force, Mr. …

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FCTA URGES PARK OPERATORS TO ADHERE TO COVID-19 GUIDELINES

F.C.T Administration has warned Park Operators in the territory to ensure strict compliance to COVID-19 guidelines or risk revocation of lease agreement. The Director, F.C.T Parks and Recreation Department, Hajiya Riskatu Abdulazeez, gave the warning at a meeting with Abuja Park Operators Association. The Director who said F.C.T Administration observed …

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MINISTRY OF WORKS DISINFECTS BUILDING COMPLEX

The entire building complex of the Federal Ministry of Works and Housing in Mabushi Abuja had over the weekend been disinfected against the second wave of the COVID-19 in the Country. The Offices complex in both works and housing have been disinfected and fumigated to stem the rising wave of …

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PLATEAU STATE GOVERNOR TESTS POSITIVE TO COVID-19

Plateau State Governor Simon Lalong has tested positive for COVID-19 following a test he and members of his family carried out. The test result indicated that Governor Lalong’s test returned positive while all members of his family tested negative. Consequently, the Governor who is asymptomatic has gone into isolation while …

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HOUSE OF REPS APPROVE REVISED 2020 STATUTORY REVENUE FUND

The house of representatives has approved over one hundred and sixty-nine billion naira as the revised 2020 statutory revenue fund for the federal capital territory(FCT), to end when 2021 allocation takes effect. The statutory bill presented for third reading by the leader of the house, Mr. Alhassan Ado Doguwa is …

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A.P.D.C ANNOUNCE EFFORTS TO BUILD STANDARD HOSPITALS IN THE F.C.T

Abuja Property Development Company, an agency of the FCT Administration, is making efforts to build standard hospitals in the Federal Capital Territory. Managing Director of the company, Mr. Lawal Aliyu Magaji, who disclosed this during an interaction with newsmen, said the aim is to reduce medical tourism by Nigerians. Mr. …

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FCT MINISTER CHARGES PHARMACISTS TO WORK WITH RELEVANT AGENCIES TO TACKLE DRUG ABUSE

FCT Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello has charged the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria (PCN) to work in liaison with other relevant agencies and the private sector to jointly tackle the menace of drug abuse. The Minister made this charge when a delegation from the Council led by the Chairman of …

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