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    Misuse Of SUVs, Jeeps Cause Of Fatal Road Crash – VIO

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    The assistant director, Federal Capital Territory ( FCT) Directorate of Road Traffic Services, Mr Aminu Iro has attributed the major cause of fatal road crash involving Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV)/ jeeps to the failure of Nigerians, especially officials of government, to use such vehicles for the purpose for which have been designed. Speaking in an…

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    Transforming Vehicle Inspection In FCT With ICT

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    The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) Directorate of Road Transport Services (DRTS) was created on April 19, 1993 as a unit under the Engineering Department of the Federal Capital Development Authority (FCDA) in the defunct Ministry of Federal Capital Territory. It was upgraded to a directorate as a follow up to federal government’s circular No.VP/912/Vol.1, dated…

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    ARRAIGNMENT: EFCC Arraigns Land Agent Over N300m Fraud

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    The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned a land agent, Alhaji Ibrahim Kamba, before Justice Mohammed Balami of the High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Gwagwalada, Abuja, on a nine-count charge bordering on forgery, fraud and obtaining money by false pretence. The accused person allegedly obtained N300 million from First Choice Property…

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    Food Security: No One Eats Oil Or Gas – Adesina

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    The president of African Development Bank (AfDB), Dr Akinwumi Adesina, has emphasised the importance of agriculture and food security to the growth and development of Africa. Speaking at a high level conference on agricultural transformation themed ‘Feeding Africa,’ Adesina said nothing is more important than food, noting that while Africa had risen on the back…

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    ‘Insurgency, Terrorism Alien To Nigeria’s Cultural Heritage’

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    The commandant general, Nigerian Elite Security Organisation (NESO), Comrade Sani Aliyu has said that insurgency and terrorism are alien to the nation’s cultural heritage and must, therefore, be weeded out of the land. Comrade Aliyu made this remark in Abuja yesterday during the 55th independence anniversary parade organised by NESO. Addressing journalists shortly after the…

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    Saudi Stampede Sad, Colossal Loss – Opara

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    The executive secretary of the Nigeria Christian Pilgrims Commission (NCPC), John Kennedy Opara, has expressed deep regret over the death of 54 Nigerian pilgrims in Mina, Saudi Arabia and described the incident as most unfortunate and a colossal loss for the nation. Mr. Opara, who commiserated with the government of Nigeria, the Hajj Commission and…

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