• Day Of Doom For Abuja Cattle Rustlers

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    Cattle rustling has become one of the major crimes facing the country and despite all efforts put forward towards tackling the menace, the crime continues to thrive. EJIKE EJIKE, in this report, writes on how the Nigeria Police dislodged some of these rustlers in Abuja. Worried by the continuous activities of cattle rustlers across the…

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  • Digital Economy: Nigeria Targets 3m Jobs, $88bn Investments

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    The federal government hinted yesterday that financial services within Nigeria’s digital economy will create over 3 million new jobs and add $88 billion asset to the nation’s economy over the next 10 years. This was disclosed at the meeting of ministers of developing countries under the auspices of Friends of E-commerce for Development (FED) who…

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  • FG To Procure 20 Aircrafts For Aviation College

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    The federal government is to buy 20 aircraft to equip Nigeria College of Aviation Technology (NCAT) Zaria and make it a centre of excellence. Minister of State for Aviation, Mr. Hadi Sirika, confirmed in Abuja, yesterday, that NCAT had also taken delivery of a brand new Diamond DA24NG for training of its students, and plans…

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  • FG Keeps To Promise, Reopens Abuja Airport

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    The federal government yesterday beat the proposed deadline of April 19 when it reopened the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja runway a day earlier to the proposed date. The airport terminal, which was scheduled to open today received two aircrafts yesterday after the federal government decided to reopen it before the scheduled date, having concluded…

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  • Easter: Dogara, IGP, Fayemi, Abubakar, Dickson Others Urge Christians To Emulate Christ

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    Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, the Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris , Minister of Mines Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, Bauchi state governor, Mohammed Abubakar and his Bayelsa state counterpart have felicitated with Christians on the occasion of the Easter, urging them to emulate Jesus Christ. Easter is…

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  • INEC Staff Risk 5 Years In Jail For Result Falsification

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    Any Staff or official of the Independent Electoral Commission (INEC) found guilty of falsifying result of a political party’s primary election in the country will spend five years in jail. This is contained in a Bill titled ‘Act to Amend the Electoral Act No.6  2010 and other Related Matters’ which was passed by the Senate…

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  • Cargo Airport: Minister Pledges Support To Nasarawa State

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    The Minister of state, Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika has assured the government and people of Nasarawa state of 100 percent support from the federal government. This assurance was given yesterday when the Governor of Nasarawa state, Tanko Al Makura paid a courtesy visit to the minister of state in Abuja. The minister appreciated the government…

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  • Nigeria Moves To Level 3 In Global Aviation Ranking

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    Nigeria has attained another high level safety rating which places it amongst the world leaders in aviation safety by climbing to Level 3 State Safety Programme (SSP) Implementation Process. With this feat achieved, Nigeria has, therefore, joined countries like the United States of America, United Kingdom, etc, in this echelon. This is just as the…

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  • EFCC Signs MoU With WFP To Monitor Donations To IDPs

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    The acting chairman, Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu has pledged the commission’s support for the World Food Programme (WFP), towards ensuring that all support deployed by its donors and the government of Nigeria reaches its beneficiaries without any threat of corruption. Magu made the pledge on Tuesday, while signing a Memorandum of…

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