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Highways of Trouble

Highways of Trouble

Worse nightmares await road users as the Federal Government rejects further intervention by state governments in the repair of failed Federal roads across the country. For the governor of Edo State, it was a classical case of “the rich also cry” as he got caught in the death trap that is the Benin – Ekpoma


ASUP Ends 2 Months Old Strike

The Academic Staff Union of Polytechnics, ASUP has suspended its two-month-old strike. ASUP National President, Usman Dutse disclosed this during a National Executive Council, NEC meeting today in Abuja, directing members of the union to commence academic activities immediately. The strike, which started on Wednesday December 12, 2018 was embarked upon as a result of

FG Inaugurates Africa’s First Global Investment Office

The Federal Government of Nigeria has inaugurated the United Nations Industrial Development,UNIDO, Organisation’s first global Technology and Investment Promotion Office in Nigeria, on Tuesday, April 28, 2015. Establishment of the Nigeria ITPO, the first to be located in sub-Saharan Africa, is a product of the discussions and negotiations between Olusegun Aganga, the Minister of Industry,

FG Increases Number of E-Libraries to 27

Habib Jato, National Librarian has revealed that the Federal Government has increased the number of e-libraries in the country with the establishment of 17 more e-libraries bringing the total number to 27. He made this known during the 50th Golden Jubilee Anniversary celebration of the National Library in Abuja. Jato said the need to increase

FG To Regulate Fees Charged by Public Tertiary Institutions

Ibrahim Shekarau, Minister of Education, meeting with executive secretaries and major stakeholders in public tertiary institutions on Tuesday in Abuja announced that the Federal Government is making efforts towards ensuring that public tertiary institutions in the country comply with regulatory guidelines on fees they charge. Shekarau said that this is not a way of interfering

Nigeria Terminates US Military Training

The Federal government of Nigeria has cancelled the military training arrangement it had with the United States. The cancelled training was to be the third in a series of training programs the US military was handling with its Nigerian counterpart. In a statement released on Monday through its Information Office in Abuja, the US Embassy

Ebola: Nigeria To Send 506 volunteers to Affected West African countries

The Federal Government has announced that it will send 506 volunteer health workers to three West African countries affected by the Ebola Virus Diseases. This was revealed on Thursday, October 30 by the Minister of State for Health, Khaliru Alhassan during the 57th National Council on Health. Alhassan said the first batch of 250 would

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