Africa In Bad Need Of Doctors – UN

 The United Nations has declared that Africa needs 11 million more doctors, nurses and teachers by 2030 to prevent  a “social and economic disaster” that could propel millions to migrate, the UN said on Thursday. “We are at the most critical juncture for Africa’s children,”Leila Pakkala of the UNICEF said in a statement. This statement from […]

FCTA N222.361bn Budget Passed By House Of Reps

The House of Representatives on Thursday approved N222.361 billion budget for the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). Out of the N93.035 billion approved as recurrent expenditure (Non-debt) for the 88 secretariats, departments and agencies under the purview of the FCTA, the sum of N52.575 billion was budgeted for personnel cost, while N40.460 billion was for […]

Jamb No Longer An Efficient Screening Exercise For Nigerian Universities – NUC Secretary

Crises are an inevitable part of admission processes into universities because the number of matriculants passing the Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) heavily supersedes the number of available spaces at the universities, the Executive Secretary, National Universities Commission, Professor Abubakar Rasheed, has said. He said only 30 per cent of the 1.7 million UTME candidates […]

Maina: 10 Unknown Facts About The Embattled Public Servant

The former Pension Reform Task Team, PRTT, Chairman, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Maina who was recently sacked by President Muhammadu Buhari after he was reinstated  and promoted to the post of a Director in the ministry of interior. The evolving saga surrounding his recall has generated controversies in the country with Maina presently declared wanted by the […]

First Lady Aisha Buhari Advocates for More Women In Power

The wife of the President, Mrs Aisha Buhari, on Wednesday stressed the need for more women to show interest and participate in partisan politics. Buhari made this assertion at a 2-day Nigeria Women Political Stakeholders Summit in Abuja with the theme: “Increasing the Participation of Women in Governance process in Nigeria,” organised by the National […]

FCTA Steps Up Sanitation Exercise In The Fct

The Coordinator, Satellite Town Development Department (STDD) of the Federal Capital Territory Administration, Mr Isiyaku Yamawo, says the department has embarked on massive clean-up exercise around the popular Nyanya Interchange and market areas. Ms Felicia Meeme, Public relations Officer of the department, said this in a statement made available to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja. […]

2018 Budget Gets Approved By The Federal Executive Council

 The federal executive council (FEC) has approved the draft for the 2018 budget proposal. Udo Udoma, minister of budget and national planning, said this on Thursday while addressing state house correspondents after the FEC meeting in Abuja. He said FEC will liaise with the national assembly on when President Muhammadu Buhari will submit the draft […]