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Artisans in FCT appeal for soft loans to boost businesses

Ugandan parliament paves the way for Museveni, revokes presidential age limit

SOME artisans and small business owners in the FCT have appealed to banks and the Federal Government to provide them with soft loans to enable them to expand their businesses. The artisans made the call in separate interviews with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Abuja on Tuesday. Mr Joseph Luka, a cobbler in […]
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National Sports Festival: Katsina, Imo, Osun, others absent at opening ceremony

National Sports Festival: Katsina, Imo, Osun, others absent at opening ceremony

Some states are still expected to compete.
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2019: Osinbajo begins door to door campaign at Nyanya, Karu in FCT

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday commenced door to door campaign at Nyanya and Karu suburbs of the FCT for the re-election bid of President Muhammadu Buhari in 2019 general election. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Osinbajo was given a rousing welcome as residents of the communities thronged the streets shouting “Sai […]
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Lagos, Rivers, Ogun, FCT ahead on IGR

Lagos, Rivers, Ogun, FCT ahead on IGR

The National Bureau of Statistics (NBS)  yesterday released the Internally Generated Revenue at State level for half year 2018, which tracks the performance of Nigeria’s 36 states and the Federal Capital Territory in terms of Internally Generated Revenue (IGR). During the period under review, the states and FCT generated a total of N579.490 billion, asRead More …

Residents commend ministry’s plan to establish science museum in Abuja

Residents commend ministry’s plan to establish science museum in Abuja

NAN Residents of Abuja on Wednesday commended the Ministry of Science and Technology over its plan to establish National Science and Technology Museum in the city. The residents who spoke with News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in separate interviews, said that the centre would help to improve their children’s understanding of science and technology. The […]
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Activist sues FG, security chiefs over military operations

BAYELSA: APC, PDP locked in pre-campaigns rehearsals

Human rights lawyer, Chief Malcom Omirhobo has sued the federal government of Nigeria, the security chiefs and the government of the 36 states of the federation at the Federal High Court, Abuja, seeking to restrain the military from embarking on operation crocodile smile 111 in the Niger Delta region of the country. Joined as plaintiff […] …

N650m fraud: Court refuses to transfer ex-FCT minister’s case

N650m fraud: Court refuses to transfer ex-FCT minister’s case

NAN A Federal High Court in Lagos on Monday dismissed  applications for case transfer filed by Sen. Ayo Adeseun and Olanrewaju Otiti, seeking transfer of a criminal charge against them to the Ibadan Division of the court. The two men are standing trial alongside a former Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Jumoke Akinjide. […]
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Buhari signs extradition law, FCT budget, others

Court vacates order against Benue Assembly

President Muhammadu Buhari has assented an extradition law consistent with extant protocols. His Senior Special Assistant on National Assembly Matters (Senate), Ita Enang, stated yesterday in Abuja that his principal also signed into law the 2018 budget of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT). He said with the Extradition (Amendment) Act, 2018, “this Act vests jurisdiction […] …

Earth tremor: Group urges government to stop rock mining in FCT

Following a repeat earth tremor in Maitama area of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), a group, Heart of the Mother Foundation (HOMEF), has urged the Federal Government to stop rock mining in the capital city. The group, which attributed the tremor to indiscriminate blasting of rocks, said the  tremors were clear signals that mining in […] …

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