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  • Easter: FRSC deploys 570 personnel in Delta

    FRSC tasks Ogun companies to train drivers

    Sango-Ota (Ogun), Jan.15, 2024 (NAN) The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) Ogun Command has appealed to companies within the state to embrace the training of their drivers and change their driving culture on the roads. Mr. Anthony Uga, Ogun Sector Commander of FRSC, made the appeal while speaking with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Monday in Ota. Uga…

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  • Easter: FRSC deploys 570 personnel in Delta

    Car crushes man to death on Seme expressway

    Badagry (Lagos State), Jan.11, 2024 (NAN) The Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC), Badagry Unit Command, said a Toyota Camry car crushed a man to death at Iyana Ajara, along Seme expressway in Badagry, Lagos on Wednesday night. Mr William Manga, the Unit Commander, FRSC, Badagry Unit Command, who confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in…

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  • Safety of air passengers our priority—Aviation ministry

    The Ministry of Aviation on Tuesday in Abuja said its priority was to ensure the safety and security of air passengers and cargoes. Mr James Odaudu, the Special Assistant to the Minister of Aviation on Public Affairs, made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN). Odaudu said that the ministry and the agencies under its…

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  • Minister seeks collaboration with media, stakeholders on effective Communication.

     Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has called for collaboration with media and stakeholders to enhance effective communication and mandate delivery of the ministry. Farouq made the call at the Communication, Consultative Forum with the media, partners and stakeholders on Tuesday in Abuja. According to her, this is with a view to strengthening…

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  • Minister seeks collaboration with media, stakeholders on effective Communication.

    Hajiya Sadiya Umar Farouq, the Minister of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development has called for collaboration with media and stakeholders to enhance effective communication and mandate delivery of the ministry. Farouq made the call at the Communication, Consultative Forum with the media, partners and stakeholders on Tuesday in Abuja. According to her, this is with a view to strengthening…

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  • Job creation: FG trains 60 youths, disburses start-up tools

    The Federal Government, in partnership with the German Development Cooperation (GIZ), has empowered 60 youths with training, and start-up tools, aimed at creating employment for them. Ms Kachollom Daju, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Labour and Employment, said this when she presented certificates, tools and industrial sewing machines to the graduating trainees on Monday in Abuja. Daju said this in a…

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  • Pilgrim commission boss enjoins pilgrims to pray for peace in Nigeria

     The Executive Secretary, Nigerian Christian Pilgrim Commission (NCPC), Rev. Yakubu Pam has advised Christian Pilgrims in the Holy Land to pray for peace of Nigeria. Pam represented by the NCPC Director of Planning, Research and Programme Development, Mt Sonny Ebiyaibo made this known in Nazareth, Israel during the 2021 ongoing Main pilgrimage to Israel and Jordan. This is contained in…

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  • 20 babies born in Edo IDP camp in 7 years – Official

    Mrs Evelyn Omijie, Assistant Coordinator of the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp, in Uhogua in Ovia North-East Local Government Area in Edo says 20 babies have been born in the camp in seven years. Omijie made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Sunday. ”The babies were given birth to by married young couples…

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  • NYCN hails NASENI’s proposed skills acquisition centre in Keffi

    The National Agency for Science and Engineering Infrastructure (NASENI) has been commended for proposing to establish its skills acquisition centre in Keffi. Alhaji Mohammed Idris, Chairman,  National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Keffi Local Government Chapter, Nasarawa State, made the commendation in a statement in Keffi on Sunday. He commended NESENI’s Executive Vice Chairman, Prof. Mohammed Haruna, for choosing Keffi as…

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  • ASUU strike: Construction workers threaten to shut down industry

    The National Union of Civil Engineering Construction, Furniture and Wood Workers (NUCECFWW) has threatened to shut down activities in the construction industry in solidarity with striking unions in the education sector. NUCECFWW made the threat in a statement jointly signed by its  National President,  Mr Stephen Okoro, and General Secretary, Mr Ibrahim Walama, on Friday. The union said that  it…

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  • ASUU strike: FG urges NLC to shelve planned solidarity protest

    The Federal Government has urged the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) to shelve its nationwide planned protest in solidarity with the trade unions in the Nigeria public universities and others. Minister of Labour and Employment, Sen. Chris Ngige, made the appeal at a meeting with the leadership of NLC in his office on Thursday in Abuja. Ngige said this in a…

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  • Moghalu gets award for excellence in public service

    The Managing Director, National Inland Waterways Authority (NIWA), Dr George Moghalu, has emerged as winner of BusinessDay Excellence in Public Service Award 2021.   Moghalu, while receiving the award in Abuja, expressed his commitment to improve on his pace and achieve more results.   ”I am Happy that I was recognised for my service. ”When you are recognised by people who…

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  • 2023: INEC, Disability Commission collaborate for inclusivity of PWDs

    The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC)is set to collaborate with National Commission for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) to ensure absolute inclusivity for Persons with Disabilities (PWD) in the 2023 general election. Mr Yahaya Bello, INEC’s Resident Electoral Commissioner, said this at a joint news conference in Abuja. The conference was organised by the NCPWDs in partnership with Inclusive Friends Association…

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  • Air Peace passengers laud airline’s China flight

    Some passengers on Air Peace’s second flight to its recently launched Guangzhou have lauded the airline on its commencement of flight operations to the Asian country. The Media Executive of the airline, Mr Stanley Olisa said this in in a statement issued in Lagos on Thursday. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that Air Peace launched its China destination,…

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  • ASUU tackles Ngige, says strike continues

     The Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has ruled out any possibility of suspending its six months old strike. The ASUU President, Prof. Emmanuel Osodeke, made the call at a news conference at the University of Abuja, on Tuesday, Osodeke accused the Ministry of Labour and Employment, chaired by Dr. Chris Ngige as “Conciliator” for continuously creating more chaos in the…

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  • FCTA remains committed to reduce youth restiveness, unemployment-Official

    The Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA) has stated its commitment to reduce youth restiveness and unemployment through skills acquisition training, for financial liberation in the area. Alhaji Sani El- Katuzu, Education Secretary of the FCT Administration, stated this while inaugurating a Fashion Hub by the Abuja Enterprise Agency (AEA) and the launching of a free skills acquisition training at FCT Department…

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  • U.S clergyman commends Nigeria for allowing freedom of worship

    ) A U.S based clergyman, Pastor Keith Moore, on Thursday, commended the Nigerian government for allowing freedom of worship in the country, saying worship uplifts a nation. Moore was guest speaker at the Summit Bible Church Impartation Conference 2022, with the theme “Glory to Glory”, holding in Abuja. Moore, who is the Founder and President, Moore Life Ministries and Faith…

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