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“BEST PERFORMING MINISTER” AWARDED TO CHIEF SUNDAY DARE

    On Thursday December 2, 2021 , The National Youth Council of Nigeria (N.Y.C.N) named Chief Sunday Dare, the present Minister of Youth and Sports Development, as the ‘2021 Best Performing Minister.’ The youths bestowed him this award at the National Youth Summit, which took place in Abuja featuring the launching of the book: ‘It’s Youth O’clock in Nigeria’. This award came one week after New Telegraph newspaper named him […]

todayDecember 3, 2021 7

News

NUT condemns kidnap of Abuja school vice principal

The National Union of Teachers has frowned at the abduction of the vice principal of the Junior Secondary School, Yebu, in the Kwali Area Council of Abuja. In a statement released to newsmen yesterday, the National Secretary General of the National Union of Teachers, Dr Mike Ene, condemned the attack and called on the government to work on the release of Nuhu. Ene said, “We condemn this attack and it […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 3

National

FG purchases 10,000 tractors, others from Brazil to boost agric

The Federal Government is preparing to buy 10,000 tractors from Brazil to boost agriculture in the country. The government also said it would establish “model grazing reserves” in selected states of the country  by 2022. The new development came months after Nigerians in some sections of the country had expressed opposition to similar ideas. Grazing reserves are areas set aside for the use of pastoralists and are intended to be […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 1

News

ABUJA: Five NYSC corpers died in fatal accident.

Five National Youth Service Corps members lost their lives in a crash on the Abaji-Kwali Expressway in Abuja.   The NYSC Director, Press and Public Relations, Adenike Adeyemi, who confirmed the incident said the fatal motor accident occurred around 2am on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, along the Abaji/Kwali Expressway.   Photos of the deceased have emerged. They are said to be graduates of the University of Uyo and Akwa Ibom […]

todayJuly 30, 2021 48

Crime

My daughter was raped to death, Justice must be done— Mother of Abuja school student cries out.

Mrs. Vivien Akpagher who is demanding justice for her daughter's tragic death has called on the State Criminal Investigation Department, to look into her case and give her justice as she is not willing to allow her daughter to die in vain. 14-year-old Keren-Happuch, an SS1 boarding student of Premiere Academy Lugbe,Abuja died on June 22, 2021 from complications arising from alleged serial sexual molestation by yet to be identified […]

todayJuly 26, 2021 19

Crime

NDLEA arrests a Brazil-based Nigerian Woman with 100 wraps of cocaine hidden in her private part.

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) has arrested Mrs Anita Ugochinyere Ogbonna, a Brazil- based Nigerian with 100 pellets of cocaine concealed in her private part and handbag at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA), Abuja. Mr Femi Babafemi, Director, Media and Advocacy, NDLEA, said this in a statement made available to the public through a reliable source on July 4 in Abuja. Babafemi said the suspect, Mrs Anita Ugochinyere […]

todayJuly 5, 2021 4

National

CONDITION OF THE COUNTRY:Nigeria is bleeding in many parts, Government should put an end to social vices- Afenifere

The pan-Yoruba socio-political organization, Afenifere released this official statement on June 29,at the end of its meeting at Ogbo-Ijebu, Ogun State the country home of its leader, Pa Ayo Adebanjo, to combat the present situation of the country. The statement reads thus: “Afenifere observes that going by the rate at which terrorism and related vices are spreading, the Nigeria nation is bleeding in many parts. There is the need by […]

todayJune 30, 2021 2

National

FCTA Reintroduces Park and Pay Policy In Abuja

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) announced yesterday that it would be reintroducing the park and pay policy in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), from May 1, 2021 This was disclosed yesterday by the Acting Secretary of the FCT Transportation Secretariat, Mr. Usman Yahaya. Yahaya said the revival of the on-street parking policy would restore parking order in the city. He announced that four companies have been pre-qualified to manage […]

todayApril 14, 2021 1

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