Abuja Airport Second Runway Project , A White Elephant – Aviation Stakeholders

Stakeholders in the aviation sector have condemned Federal Government’s plan to give the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, a second runway, saying the project lacks justification, especially in economic terms. Chairman, Senate Committee on Aviation, Adamu Aliero, had during the inspection of Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (NAIA) Abuja aerodrome at the weekend, said there was […]

We Are Not Owing Foreign Students In Amnesty Program – FG

Brig.-Gen. Paul Boroh, Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta/Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Office, says the beneficiaries on the offshore programme abroad have been paid their school fees, upkeeps and other allowances. Boroh disclosed this in a statement by the Director of Information, Amnesty Office, Mr Charles Dafe, on Saturday in Abuja. While debunking the […]

2100 Mobile Policemen Mobilized For Anambra Elections

The Nigeria Police Force has announced the deployment of at least 21,000 policemen to Anambra State for the governorship election taking place on November 18, 2017. The Inspector General of Police, Mr Ibrahim Idris told journalists after a meeting with President Buhari at the State House that the Police force is fully ready for the […]

Abuja Kids Receive ICT Training On Animation And Games Invention

Some pupils and students across select schools in Abuja have received training on how they can develop games and produce video animation. At the sessions last week, the promoter, Rachael Ejoke of Starryclassix Limited in Gwarinpa, Abuja told the Daily Trust the imperatives of developing these skills in youth as the practice is growing the […]

Stakeholders Call For Better Housing System For Nigerians Through The ‘Build For Nigeria’ Initiative

Stakeholders in the Education and Housing sector have called for collaborations to address the housing inadequacies in Nigerian Universities and the Nation at large. The Chairman of the Association of Vice chancellors of Nigerian Universities, Professor Debo Adeyewa made this call at a One-Day Dialogue on Pro Poor Public Private Partnership Housing Programme in Abuja […]

Construction Of Kuje Bypass Will Cost N47.8m

The Chairman of Kuje Area Council, Alhaji Abdullahi D. Galadima, has said the bypass road project the council has embarked upon will gulp N47, 848, 815. Speaking when he received the Secretary of the Area Council Services Secretariat, Adamu Abubakar Bappah, on Tuesday in his office, Galadima said the construction of the bypass was to […]

Nigerian Senate Alarmed Over FCTA’s N2.7bn Investment On Properties Which Yielded Zero Returns

The Senate has expressed concern over what it called an abysmal performance of concessioned properties in the nation’s capital which it said had recorded negative Return on Investment to the Federal Capital Territory Administration (FCTA). Specifically, it wondered why FCTA invested over N2.7billion through consessioning of some government properties in Abuja, with zero revenue accruing […]