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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES FIRST INFECTIOUS DISEASE CENTRE IN THE NATION

The Federal Government has commissioned the first infectious disease centre in the country, in the University Of Abuja Teaching Hospital Gwagwalada. The Infectious Disease Centre was commissioned by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control through the Federal Ministry of Health. Minister of Health,   Dr. Osagie Ehanire, commended the efforts of …

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MINISTER OF INTERIOR SIGNS DEPORTATION OF TEN EGYPTIANS, SEVEN SRI-LANKANS, AND TWO INDIANS

The Minister of Interior Oregbeni Rauf Agbesola has signed the deportation order of one Mr. Ali Mahamat Taher to France and one Mr. Kasinathan Ramasamy to India. According to a statement by the deputy comptroller of the Nigeria Immigration Service Mr. Sunday James, the deportees were found to be involved …

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MNJTF RESCUES HOSTAGES FROM BOKO HARAM AND ISWAP CAMPS IN LAKE CHAD

The Multinational Joint Taskforce has rescued women and children kept captives by BOKO HARAM and ISWAP camps. Chief of Military Public Information, Colonel Mohammed Dole said the troops acted on credible information and the location of the insurgents. According to him, the troops of Section 2 Chad of the Multinational …

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FCTA COMMENCES DEMOLITION OF ILLEGAL STRUCTURES IN RUGA COMMUNITY

The Federal Capital Territory Administration has commenced the removal of about 2, 400 shanties posing a security threat in the Ruga community along the railway corridor of Abuja. Director, FCT Department of Development Control, Mr. Mukhtar Galadima who stated this at the scene of demolition in Abuja, said the move …

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FCT’S MINISTER OF STATE DR. RAMATU TIJJANI ALIYU LAUNCHES SALE OF BUFFER GRAINS TO RESIDENTS

Minister of State for FCT, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, has launched the sale of buffer grains to FCT residents.   During the flagging off ceremony at the FCT Agric Secretariat’s Store in Gwagwa Abuja, the minister reiterated the commitment of the administration to job creation through the agriculture value chain. …

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KOGI STATE GOVERNOR OFFERS CONDOLENCES TO VICTIMS OF TANKER ACCIDENT

The Governor of Kogi State, Alhaji Yahaya Bello has expressed shock over the unfortunate fatal tanker explosion which took place in the early hours of today in the Lokoja metropolis.   While expressing his deepest condolences to the family of those affected by the ugly occurrence, the governor expressed sadness …

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F.I.R.S RELEASES FIGURES FOR JULY 2020

The Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS) has announced that it generated a sum of four hundred and ninety billion naira revenue from tax in July 2020. According to a statement released by the FIRS, eighty-nine percent of the amount was generated from the non-oil receipt while eleven percent was collected …

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ASSENTS NIGERIA POLICE BILL

President Muhammadu Buhari has signed the Nigeria Police Bill, 2020 into law. The President communicated his assent to the Bill to the National Assembly, through the Clerk of the legislature. The Act repeals the Police Act Cap.  Laws of the Federation, 2004, and provides for a more effective and well …

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PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI ADMONISHES STAKEHOLDERS TO ACT RESPONSIBLY IN EDO ELECTIONS

President Muhammadu Buhari has advised political parties, candidates, and security agents to behave responsibly in the forthcoming gubernatorial elections in Edo State. In a message to voters, political parties, election officials, and security personnel, the President said he was passionately committed to free and fair elections, stressing that commitment would …

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MINISTER OF EDUCATION PLEDGES COMMITMENT TO PROTECT SCHOOLS FROM TERRORIST ATTACKS

The Federal Minister of Education Mallam Adamu Adamu has said that the Nigeria government is committed to the protection of schools and learning centres across the country from all forms of violence. He said the protection of Students, Teaching and non-Teaching personnel, schools and learning centres from all forms of …

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