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FG to partially commercialise dams under its 12 river basins – Minister

The Federal Government is set to partially commercialise the dams under the nation’s 12 river basins to enable them to deliver their mandates effectively.The Minister of Water Resources and Sanitation, Prof. Joseph Utsev, disclosed this while speaking…

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Edo gets 412 slots for 2024 Hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has allocated 412 slots to Edo for the 2024 Hajj.Sheik Ibrahim Oyarekhua, Chairman, Edo Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board, disclosed this during an interactive session with newsmen on Wednesday in Benin.“In…

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Africa Cassava Conference will boost production-FG

The Federal Government says the upcoming Africa Cassava Conference in Abuja, will boost cassava production along its value chain.The Minister of Agriculture and Food Security, Sen. Abubakar Kyari,who stated this at a news conference on Tuesday in Abuj…

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Lions Club plants 25 trees in Lagos college to safeguard environment

Ikeja Dynamic Lions Club, an arm of Lions International District 404B2, Nigeria, on Tuesday planted 25 trees within the premises of Government Technical College, Agidingbi, Ikeja, to safeguard the environment.Mr Sanyaolu Opeyemi, President of the club…

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IDPs: Commissioner inspects resettlement houses, appeals for ecological funds

The Federal Commissioner, National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons, Alhaji Tijani Ahmed on Tuesday inspected 40 flats of housing units built for Internationally Displaced Persons (IDPs).Ahmed during the inspection at …

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Wike orders demolition of scavengers’ colony in Abuja

The Minister of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Mr Nyesom Wike, has ordered the demolition of a scavengers’ colony along the road corridor cutting across Mabushi, Jahi and Kado Districts.Wike gave the order in Abuja on Tuesday, when he visited th…

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World Sight Day: FCTA provides eyecare services, glasses to 500 workers

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has provided eyecare services and donated reading glasses to more than 500 workers in the administration.Dr Adedolapo Fasawe, Mandate Secretary of Health Services and Environment Secretariat (HSES), …

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FCTA continues its clean-up of Abuja operations, impounds 69 vehicles

The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) on Monday impounded 69 vehicles for various offences as part of its continued efforts to make Abuja city safe and clean.The vehicles were impounded by the FCT combined Security Task Force at differen…

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