Sokoto, not one of poorest state in Nigeria, says Tambuwal
Gov. Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State says his state is not one of the poorest in Nigeria, contrary to a current report by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS).
Buhari’s Chief of Staff: Who wears the crown!
It is barely a week since the remains of the Chief of Staff to President Muhammadu Buhari, Mallam Abba Kyari, was laid to rest. Given the importance of the office and the fact that the wheel of governance never grinds to a halt....
FEMA lacks qualified disaster managers, but prepared for crisis, says DG
The Federal Capital Territory Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is still suffering from lack of qualified or certified disaster managers and professionals, as over 80 per cent of its staff are administrative officers who lack requisite skills to tackle disaster cases.
FCT doctors hail FG for paying arrears, appeals for budget review
The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD), Federal Capital Territory (FCT) chapter, have commended the Minister of FCT, Muhammad Bello, for paying the backlog of doctors’ salary arrears. Briefing newsmen in Abuja on Saturday, Dr Roland Aigbovo, the President of the association, said that the action of the minister was commendable as he had kept to…
‘7.7m pupils in 46,000 schools now benefit from feeding programme’
The Federal Government has said that no fewer than 7.7 million pupils in 46,000 public schools across 24 states of the federation are currently benefiting from the National Home-Grown Feeding Programme (NHGFP).
FCT Minister harps on importance of research in agricultural development
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Minister, Malam Muhammad Bello, on Saturday stressed the importance of research in attaining agricultural innovations and food security.Bello said this when he visited Dr Gbassey Tarawali, Head of the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Abuja Station in Abuja.
Minister pledges end to encroachment on army’s land
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (F.C.T), Muhammad Bello has assured the Nigerian Army of plans to amicably resolve issues of encroachment on its premises.
FCT Minister canvasses zero-tolerance for corruption
The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mallam Muhammad Bello has urged the newly sworn-in Federal Capital Territory (FCT) cabinet members to be committed to President Muhammadu Buhari’s zero tolerance for corruption.