Tag: Abuja

FG Sets Regulations, Performance Simulation Flight Ahead of Reopening of Airports

Henry Solomon- June 27, 2020

Ahead of the reopening of the aviation sector in Nigeria, Minister of Aviation, Sen Hadi Sirika and other members of the Presidential Task Force (PTF) ... Read More

NiMet predicts cloudy, thundery weather activities Wednesday to Friday

Abdul Jimoh- June 10, 2020

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy and thundery weather activities from Wednesday to Friday. NiMet`s weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja said ... Read More

PTF Chair, Boss Mustapha Calls for Researches into COVID-19 Pandemic

Henry Solomon- May 27, 2020

Mr Boss Mustapha, Chairman, Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, has urged researchers and scientists to investigate and do studies on COVID-19, just as the ... Read More

COVID-19 Lockdown: FCT Minister Extends Market Opening Hours

Henry Solomon- April 24, 2020

The FCT Minister, Malam Muhammed Bello has approved the extension of business hours for Markets in Abuja to operate from 8a.m. to 3p.m. on Wednesdays ... Read More

NCDC Confirms 8 New Cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria

Henry Solomon- April 5, 2020

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has announced 8 new cases of COVID-19 in Nigeria, 5 in Lagos, 2 in the FCT and 1 ... Read More

Lockdown Enforcement team Impounds 51 cars, 46 motorcycles in FCT

Henry Solomon- April 4, 2020

The Joint Operation Task -Team for the Enforcement of Federal Government’s lockdown order said it had impounded 51 cars, nine tricycles and 46 motorcycles in ... Read More

Nigeria Records Second Death From COVID-19 Pandemic

Henry Solomon- March 30, 2020

The Minister of Health, Dr. Osagie Ehanire announced the second death from the novel coronavirus COVID-19 on Monday in Abuja. This was made known during ... Read More

NMA Directs Members to Suspend Strike Amidst COVID-19

Henry Solomon- March 20, 2020

The Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), has directed all its members currently on strike to suspend their action as part of efforts to tackle the Coronavirus ... Read More

Oshiomhole Appeals Suspension Order, Seeks Stay of judgment

Henry Solomon- March 5, 2020

The suspended National Chairman of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Adams Oshiomhole, on Thursday approached the Court of Appeal, seeking it to set aside the ... Read More

COVID-19: Nigeria May Review 2020 Budget – FG

Henry Solomon- March 4, 2020

The Minister of Finance, Budget and National Planning, Zainab Ahmed, says the outbreak of Covid-19 has negatively impacted Nigeria’s oil revenue, saying a mid-term review ... Read More

Buhari Calls for More Patience Over Border Closure

Henry Solomon- February 21, 2020

President Muhammadu Buhari says the issue of partial closure of Nigeria’s land border to goods from neighbouring countries will be determined by report of tripartite ... Read More

FG, U.S. Sign $1.1m Grant for Electricity Development

Henry Solomon- February 11, 2020

The Federal Government and United State Trade and Development Agency have signed a 1.1million dollar grant to support electricity infrastructure development in Nigeria. The agreement ... Read More

Humanitarian Affairs Ministry to Partner USAID, World Bank on Women programmes

Henry Solomon- February 8, 2020

Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development, says the ministry will partner USAID and the World Bank to finance ... Read More

Cardinal Onaiyekan Bows out as Abuja Catholic Archbishop

Henry Solomon- December 4, 2019

John Cardinal Onaiyekan on Tuesday formally bowed out as the Catholic Archbishop of Abuja and handed over to his successor, Ignatius Kaigama. Onaiyekan, who handed ... Read More

Osinbajo, Alibaba Co-founder Discuss Opportunities in Nigeria’s Digital Economy

Henry Solomon- November 14, 2019

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo with Alibaba Co-founder Jack MA Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Thursday at the Presidential Villa, Abuja, received a delegation of Chinese ... Read More

NSE Market Indices Rose by 0.54%

Henry Solomon- November 12, 2019

Nigerian equities market resumed trading for the week on Tuesday with a growth of 0.54 per cent after Monday public holiday declared by the Federal ... Read More

Nigerian Students Shine at German Entrepreneurship Competition

Henry Solomon- November 8, 2019

Young entrepreneurs from Government Science School, Agaie, Niger state have emerged winners of the inaugural Student Entrepreneurship Activity Hub (SEA-Hub) national competition. The competition which ... Read More

UN Women Honours Candido as a ‘He-For-She’ Champion

Henry Solomon- November 6, 2019

UN Women on Tuesday honoured Mr Abdullahi Candido, the Chairman, Abuja Municipal Area Council (AMAC), as a ‘HeForShe’ champion for his contributions to women empowerment ... Read More

6 Kidnapped Kuje Residents Rescued – Police Confirms

Henry Solomon- October 16, 2019

The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Police Command has confirmed the rescue of six out of the 10 persons abducted last week by unknown gunmen at ... Read More

Nigeria will Not Progress Without Taxation – CITN

Henry Solomon- October 15, 2019

Mrs Olajumoke Simplice, President, Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN), has said that Nigeria will not progress without effective taxation system in place. Simplice ... Read More