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Abuja light rail to resume operations soon

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By Grace Audu (ABUJA) - As part of efforts geared towards the imminent resumption of operations of the Abuja Mass Rail Transit system, Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Minister, Malam Muhammad Musa Bello, accompanied by very senior relevant...

Ahmad gives charge to new Exco of FCDA Staff Cooperative Society

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Executive Secretary of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA), Engr. Shehu Hadi Ahmad has charged the newly inaugurated Executive Committee members of the FCDA Staff Multi-purpose Cooperative Society to refrain from anything that will further dent the image of...

Casualties feared as building collapses in Abuja

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By Ezekiel Obi (ABUJA) A three-story building under reconstruction in a suburb of Abuja, the Nigerian capital, collapsed early Friday, leaving an unknown number of people trapped, an official said. At least four injured persons have been rescued from the rubble...

Work to commence on first Land Swap District in Abuja

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By Grace Audu (ABUJA) - All is now set for the commencement of work on the provision of engineering infrastructure in the first Land Swap District in Nigeria's Federal Capital Territory (FCT). This followed the successful completion of the payment of...

Abuja agog as 15th INAC begins with 25 countries in attendance

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The 15th edition of the International Arts and Craft Expo (INAC) began on Thursday in Abuja with no fewer than 25 countries and eight states in attendance. The expo which is to hold from Aug.18 to Aug. 20, has the...

Why 2m Nigerians will receive N20bn from government beginning from June

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Two million people will start receiving about N20bn from June this year as basic cash transfers and conditional cash transfers under the National Cash Transfer Programme, the Federal Government has said. It was gathered that the Federal Government would pay...

Buhari hosts Nigerien leader, Bazoum, to a State Visit

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President Muhammadu Buhari will host his Nigerien counterpart, Mohammed Bazoum, to a State Visit on Thursday according to presidency. The President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, Malam Garba Shehu, confirmed this in a statement on Wednesday in Abuja. According...

Dangote fertiliser plant to boost forex earnings, economic growth, says Buhari

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President Muhammadu Buhari says the  2.5 billion dollar Dangote Fertiliser Plant in Ibeju Lekki, Lagos, will boost Nigeria’s foreign exchange earnings and accelerate economic growth. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Buhari spoke on Tuesday while inaugurating the three...

Nigerian Vice President Osinbajo turns 65

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Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who was born on March 8, 1957, has clocked 65 years. Osinbajo survived a helicopter crash in Kogi on Feb. 2, 2019, and won re-election on Feb. 23, 2019, for another four-year term with President Muhammadu...

Buhari returns to Abuja after attending UNEP@50 in Kenya, Nairobi

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By David Iorja - President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday returned to Abuja after attending the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) at 50 in Nairobi, Kenya. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the president, who initially planned to proceed to...

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South Africa’s Parliament expected to pass new bills in 2022: The...

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South Africa’s Parliament is expected to deal with several important pieces of legislation in 2022, including issues around land expropriation and healthcare. Data provided by...

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