Super Falcons regroup in Abuja for battle against Cote d’Ivoire
Ahead of the second round of the African qualifying series of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics women’s football tournament, a total of 30 home-based professionals will arrive at the Super Falcons’ hotel camp in Abuja tomorrow to kick-start preparations for the clash with the Senior Women National Team of Cote d’Ivoire.
Tourism: Private sector operators task government on infrastructural development
A group of private sector operators in tourism under the umbrella body of SKAL International, Abuja, has charged the government on the development of infrastructure to encourage influx of foreign tourists into the country. Speaking at the recent induction ceremony and presentation of products in Abuja, the president, Julie Tongrit, noted that lack of…
Danbatta tasks academia on indigenous tech solutions to drive telecoms growth
The Executive Vice Chairman of the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC), Prof Umar Danbatta has urged the academia to come up with indigenously created technology innovations and solutions that will impact positively on the development of the telecommunications industry, and its role in the growth of the Nation’s economy.
FG debunks Abuja explosion report, blames desperate opposition
The Federal Government, yesterday, debunked reports of a bomb explosion, at the South African High Commission, in Abuja, which circulated on social media.
Access to fertiliser key to food security, says OCP Boss
Improved access to fertiliser has been identified as a major key to increasing food production. Country Manager, OCP Africa, Caleb Usoh, at the second edition of the Agribusiness Summit, in Abuja, said there is a need to boost food production to keep up with the rapid population growth of the country.
Buhari meets Gbajabiamila, discusses Xenophobia, $9.6bn Judgment Debt
President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday met behind closed doors with the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr Femi Gbajabiamila, at the Presidential Villa, Abuja.
Xenophobia: House of Rep demands recompense, restoration
The House of Representatives has vowed to seek restoration and recompense for Nigerian victims of xenophobic attacks in South Africa. Speaker of the House Mr Femi Gbajabiamila (APC-Lagos) made this known at a news conference on Friday in Abuja.
Minister cautions against attacks on plazas in Abuja
Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Malam Muhammad Bello, has expressed shock over the raid on Shoprite plazas across the territory by protesters over recent Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians in South Africa.
Osinbajo inaugurates cancer equipment
As part of efforts to end medical tourism, Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has launched the Elekta Synergy Platform 160 MLC (VMAT) Linear Accelerator for the treatment of cancer at the National Hospital, Abuja.