Author archives: Yusuf Abiodun

FCT TO SUPPORT FOREIGN RELATIONS

Federal Capital Territory Administration says it will support the establishment of the Institute of Foreign Relations to make the city a center of diplomacy and multi lateral discourse in Africa.Minister of the Federal Capital Territory, Muhammad Musa Bello, gave this assurance during a courtesy visit by members of the Forum of Former Ambassadors of Nigeria,…

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NCC TO REVIEW MOBILE RATES

Nigerian Communication Commission met with telecommunications operators in the country to review the mobile voice termination rates.Speaking in Abuja Executive Vice Chairman of NCC, Prof Umar Danbattawho was represented by a director in the commission Mrs Josephine Amuwa, said there was need for the review because of the global financial markets has impacted on operating…

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FLEEING BOKO HARAM NABBED

Zurmi Emirate Council in Zamfara State recently handed over three suspected fleeing Boko Haram members to the Nigerian Army.The Commanding Officer who commended the emirate council and members of the local vigilante for their vigilance said items recovered from the suspects included AK 47 rifles, 600 rounds of ammunition, illicit drugs and charms.Some vigilant members…

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KATSINA ASSEMBLY IMPEACHED SPEAKER

Katsina State House of Assembly has impeached speaker of the House, Aliyu Sabiu Muduru.The house replaced the impeached speaker with Abubakar Yahaya Kusada, member representing Kusada constituency.Chief Press Secretary of the House, Abdulrashid Kuraye, confirmed this but the lawmakers were silent on the reason Muduru was removed.After the swearing-in Kusada as the speaker by the…

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FED GOVT SUSPENDS CATTLE TRANSPORTATION BY RAIL

Federal Government has suspended the transportation of cattle from the Northern part of the country to the South.Coordinator Research & Strategy NIRSAL, Bello Abdullahi Abba said the movement of cattle launched last year has been temporarily suspended due to some technical issues.Chairman of the Cattle Dealers Association of Nigeria in Zamfara state, Alhaji Aminu Garba…

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