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Principals’ Cup: Ministry of Sports rallies support for zonal finals

Principals’ Cup: Ministry of Sports rallies support for zonal finalsBy Muhyideen Jimoh The Federal Ministry of Youth and Sports Development has called on sports stakeholders to support and participate in the relaunch of the National Directors Cup competition as it enters the zonal stages. Dr Ademola Are, director of grassroots sport development at the ministry, told the Nigeria News Agency (NAN) in an interview Thursday in Abuja that it was crucial to bring back the glamor of the competition. He said the zonal final which kicked off Thursday in the country’s six geopolitical zones will end on March 22, with teams emerging for the grand final in Abuja. “We want more support from stakeholders as we enter the zonal phase of competition because this is the best of our youngsters in sports and education on display,” he said. Are, who is also the chairman of the main organizing committee (MOC) for the competition, said the expanded competition which now […]

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DPR sanctions Abuja filling stations for overpricing, hoarding

By Obas Esiedesa – Abuja The Abuja Zonal Office of the Department of Petroleum Resources, DPR, has cracked down on errant petrol stations in the nation’s capital for selling petrol above N170 per litre and for under dispensing to customers. The Federal Capital Territory, FCT, along with other major cities across the country had witnessed
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Buhari names Abuja highway after Niger Republic president

Nigeria’s President, Major General Muhammadu Buhari (retd.), has named an expressway in Abuja after his Niger Republic counterpart, Issoufou Mahamadou. FCT Minister, Muhammed Bello, alongside Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, announced this on Tuesday during the inauguration of the road. [READ ALSO] Insecurity: Makinde, Abiodun, Oyetola, others not cowards, says Fayemi Bello said, “Earlier...

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Police Arrest 50 Suspects, Recover 10 Firearms, Others

  Operatives of the Nigeria Police Force have arrested 50 criminal suspects who are members of various notorious criminal gangs and networks across the country. The arrests were carried out by operatives of the Intelligence Response Team and the Special Tactical Squad of the Force attached to the Operation Puff Adder II, a series of … Continue reading Police Arrest 50 Suspects, Recover 10 Firearms, Others Read Full Story

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National security adviser maintains FG’s hard posture against bandits, insurgents

We’ll deploy all the force we have, no negotiations, Buhari’s NSA warns at Special Aso Villa media interaction The Federal Government says henceforth it will go all out against insurgents and bandits as it has the requisite personnel and resources. The National Security Adviser, Maj.- Gen Babagana Monguno (retired) disclosed this on Thursday in Abuja
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Covid protocol: 55 defaulters arrested in Abuja

Adelani Adepegba, Abuja Fifty-five persons were arraigned before an Abuja Mobile Court on Monday, for not wearing face masks. The violators were summarily tried and convicted by the presiding Magistrate, Ebiwari Eremasi, after pleading guilty to the charges. They were fined N2,000 each with an option of engaging in supervised community service. READ ALSO: Nigerians’ll receive […] Read Full Story

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Abuja has the potential and resources to attain smart city status – Essiet

Abiodun Essiet

Abiodun Essiet is a special adviser to the chairman of Abuja Municipal Area Council on information communication technologies, donor agencies and civil societies. In addition to helping business owners to grow their enterprises, she inspires social change. She speaks to Stephen Onyekwelu on the challenges of creating smart cities in Nigeria and platforms where women […] Read Full Story

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BREAKING: Air Force Releases Names Of Officers Who Died In Abuja Crash

  The Nigeria Air Force on Sunday released the names of officers who died in the Beechcraft Kingair B350i plane crash. In a statement issued by the Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola, the officers are; Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain), Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-pilot), Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System specialist). Others … Continue reading BREAKING: Air Force Releases Names Of Officers Who Died In Abuja Crash Read Full Story

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The Council of African Ministers of Water (AMCOW) holds its 12th General Assembly of the Governing Council

The Council of African Ministers of Water (AMCOW) holds its 12th General Assembly of the Governing CouncilABUJA, Nigeria, February 18, 2021, – / African Media Agency (AMA) / – The 12th General Assembly of the Governing Council of the Council of African Ministers of Water (AMCOW) will be held virtually on February 18, 2021. The biennial Assembly brings together the 55 Ministers responsible for Water and Sanitation, also called the Governing Council, the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC), the liaison officers of the Member States, as well as representatives of the African Union Commission. The Assembly will be preceded by the Session of the Technical Advisory Committee from 15 to 17. At the General Assembly, the Governing Council will consider the recommendations of the Technical Advisory Committee and make decisions that will guide AMCOW’s policies and strategic directions for the next two years. During the meeting, HE Alain-Claude BILIE-BY-NZE, Minister of State and Minister of Energy and Water Resources of the Republic of Gabon and current president […]

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