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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT EXTENDS LOCK-DOWN BY FOUR WEEKS

The Federal Government has extended second phase of eased lock-down by four weeks with effect from today 30 to July 27, 2020 and has allowed interstate travel outside curfew hours. The Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Mr. Boss Mustapha made this known during the PTF COVID-19 briefing in …

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N.N.P.C LAUNCHES CONSTRUCTION OF AJAOKUTA-KADUNA-KANO GAS PIPELINE PROJECT

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has estimated that the $2.59 Billion Naira Ajaokuta-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project, will be completed in 24 months. The AKK gas pipeline is a project that is designed to facilitate the development of three gas- based independent power plants (IPPS) in Abuja 1350MW, Kaduna 900MW …

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SENATE CONFIRMS LAMIDO YEHUDA AS DIRECTOR GENERAL OF S.E.C

The senate has confirmed Mr. Lamido Yehuda as Director General of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). This was disclosed by the Personal Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on New Media- Bashir Ahmad via his twitter handle. Also confirmed as full time commissioners of the commission were Reginald C. Karausa, …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI NOMINATES MONICA DONGBAN-MENSEM FOR COURT OF APPEAL PRESIDENT

The Senate recently the nomination of Justice Monica Dongban-Mensem for confirmation as the President of the Court of Appeal to its Committee on Judiciary, Human Rights and Legal Matters for screening. This followed a motion by the Senate Leader in order to enable the Senate amend its order and to …

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI PRAISES NATIONAL ASSEMBLY FOR THEIR DILIGENCE

President Muhammadu Buhari sent his regards to the leadership and members of the 9th National Assembly on their first anniversary, extolling their sense of duty and diligence in handling issues related to the development of the country. The President in a statement by his spokesman Mr. Femi Adesina lauded the …

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DIRECTOR OF PARKS AND TREE MAINTENANCE IN THE FCT DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION, RIFKATU ABDULAZEEZ URGES RESIDENTS OF FCT TO PLANT TREES

The Director of Parks and Tree Maintenance in the FCT Department of Parks and Recreation, Rifkatu Abdulazeez, in conjunction with a non-governmental organization named Purple Hands Empowerment Initiative have urged Residents of the FCT to start planting trees in their communities. The director made the call during an environmental awareness …

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SENATE TURNS DOWN REVISED 2020 BUDGET

The Senate has stepped down consideration of the N10.509trillion revised 2020 budget forwarded to it by President Muhammadu Buhari. Trouble for the revised budget came when the Chairman of the Appropriation Committee, Jibrin Barau (APC Kano North), failed to show the report. He explained that while N314 billion is captured …

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FCT MINISTER PRAISES EFFORTS OF FRONT LINE WORKERS IN FIGHT AGAINST COVID-19

The National Centre for Disease Control recently held an emergency meeting to discuss the current status of the covid-19 pandemic The attendants to this meeting were the Director General of Nigeria Center for Disease Control (NCDC), Dr.Chikwe Ihekweazu, and the National Coordinator of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 Dr. …

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HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HONOUR DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF POLICE ALHAJI ABBA KYARI

The House of Representatives has resolved to host the Deputy Commissioner of Police, Alhaji Abba Kyari, as a mark of honour for his exceptional work in the fight against criminality across the country. The House Speaker, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila who presided over the plenary session told colleagues that having DCP …

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OVER ONE HUNDRED COMMUNITIES BENEFIT FROM COMMUNITY AND SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT PROJECT

Over One hundred communities and groups have so far benefited from the activities of the FCT Community and Social Development Project across the six area councils. The General Manager F.C.T Community and Social Development Project, Doctor Shuaibu Adamu disclosed this to Aso Radio and television news in Abuja. The F.C.T …

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