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GEOGRAPHICAL INDICATION WILL PROMOTE DIVERSIFICATION OF ECONOMY- FG

The Federal Government through the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development has stressed that Geographical Indications (GIs) will help in promoting diversification of the economy and also support participation in the African Continental Free Trade Area as well as globally. The Minister of agriculture and rural development, Mr. Sabo Nanono …

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FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INAUGURATES FIVE GOVERNING COUNCILS OF FEDERAL UNIVERSITIES

The Federal Government has inaugurated five governing councils of federal universities, four of whose councils were dissolved for their inability to discharge their duties in line with the provisions of the law. The affected universities were the University of Lagos, the University of Port Harcourt, the University of Ibadan, and …

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PRESIDNET BUHARI ORDERS SECURITY CHIEFS TO INDENTIFY BANDITS AND THEIR SPONSORS

President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered the nation’s security chiefs to identify bandits, kidnappers, and their sponsors for necessary prosecution. The President gave the order at a meeting with the Security Chiefs at the Presidential Villa, Abuja. The National Security Adviser Retired Major-General Babagana Monguno who briefed State House Correspondents on …

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FCTA FLAGS-OFF INCLUSIVE SANITATION EXERCISE

FCT Administration has flagged off an Inclusive Sanitation Excercise for all Area Councils in the territory. FCT Minister of State, Dr. Ramatu Tijjani Aliyu, who performed the flagged-off in Kwali area council said it is part of measures to increase public awareness on sound environmental practices in all communities across …

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FCT WATER BOARD EXPRESSES REGRET OVER WATER SHORTAGE IN THE TERRITORY

FCT Water Board has expressed regret over its inability to restore water to affected areas in the territory yesterday as promised. General Manager, FCT Water Board, Dame Joy Okoro, who conveyed this regret via a telephone call with our Correspondent appealed to residents to still exercise a little more patience …

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F.C.T.A EARMARKS 5 BILLION NAIRA FOR SPECIAL AGRO-INDUSTRIAL PROCESSING ZONE

Federal Capital Territory Administration has earmarked 5 billion Naira as counterpart fund in the 2021 budget for actualization of a Special Agro-industrial Processing Zone (SAPZ) in livestock production. Chairman, Project Implementation Committee, Professor Muhammad Usman made this known during a stakeholder meeting with the Africa Development Bank /IFAD-SAPZ and partners …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI TRAVELS TO LONDON FOR MEDICAL CHECK-UP

President Muhammadu Buhari has travelled to London, for a routine medical check-up. This was contained in a statement by the special adviser to the president on media and publicity, Mr Femi Adesina. According to the statement, The President would meet with Security Chiefs first in the morning, before embarking on …

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AMAC To Establish Radio Station

The Chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council, Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu Candido has announced the readiness of his administration to establish a Radio station in the council. He said the media outfit would give the people the opportunity to have knowledge and firsthand information about the administration’s activities. Alhaji Abdullahi Adamu …

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THERE IS NO INCREMENT IN EX-DEPOT PRICE OF PETROL – NNPC

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation has insisted that there is no increment in the ex-depot price of Premium Motor Spirit also known as petrol for the month of March. Group General Manager, Group Public Affairs Division, Dr. Kennie Obateru, disclosed this in a phone conversation with our Energy correspondent. Dr. …

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PRESIDENT BUHARI ORDERS SHOOTING OF ANYONE ARMED WITH AK-47 RIFLE

President Muhammadu Buhari has restated that security chiefs have received marching orders to go harder on criminals, including shooting anyone found illegally with an AK-47. The President spoke at a meeting with the National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria at the State House, co-chaired by the Sultan of Sokoto, …

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