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FG Inugurates Boards of 8 Government Agencies

February 28, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), Malam Boss Mustapha, has inaugurated 8 boards of parastetals and agencies. At the inauguration which took place in Abuja on Tuesday, Malam Mustapha, urged the board members to shun corruption in order to avoid sanctions. The inauguration of the boards was {Read More..}

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Hate Speech in Nigeria: NUJ Commends FG on Directive to NBC

February 22, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) has commended the steps taken by the Federal Government through relevant agencies to strictly enforce the Cyber Crime Act of 2015. The President of NUJ, Comrade Abdulwaheed Odushile, issued the commendation while delivering a communique at the end of the Union’s National Conference held {Read More..}

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Finally FG Approves N5 Billion Take-Off Grant for Maritime University, Okerenkoko

February 22, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State has been granted approval by the National Universities Commission (NUC) to commence degree programs effective for the 2017/2018 academic session. The NUC accredited the commencement of academic activities in three faculties namely Transport, Engineering and Environmental Management. According to reports, the Faculty of Transport {Read More..}

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FG Commences 2017 and 2018 Schools Census

February 14, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Federal Ministry of Education has flagged off the 2017 and 2018 annual schools census to address  the problem of out-of-school children. On the occasion of the flag off, the Minister of Education, Malam Adamu Adamu, said that the census will generate accurate number of schools, pupils and students in {Read More..}

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FG to Roll Out Free Nationwide Screening for Cancer

February 5, 2018 Joshua Samuel

As part of activities to mark this year’s Cancer Day, the Federal Government has concluded plans to roll out nationwide screening for most types of cancers. The announcement was made by the Minister of Health, Prof Issac Adewale, at an event organised to mark the 2018 World Cancer Day held {Read More..}

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FEC Approves N1.1 Billion for 50 Operational Vehicles

February 1, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Federal Government has approved the purchase of 50 operational vehicles for the anti-rice smuggling task force at over N1.1 billion. The approval was given at the Federal Executive Council meeting in Abuja. According to reports, the vehicles are to be used to enhance the activities of the multi agency {Read More..}

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Declare October to Mark Lassa Fever,’ Prof Tomori Urges FG

January 31, 2018 Joshua Samuel

The Chairman National Lassa Fever Control Committee, Prof Oyewale Tomori, has appealed to the Federal Government to declare October to mark Lassa fever in Nigeria. Prof Tomori made the appeal when he addressed newsmen in Abuja. He stated that the month of October should be dedicated enhance sensitization programs in Nigeria {Read More..}