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The relatives of kidnapped victims on the Kaduna-bound train that was attacked in March, have criticized authorities of the Nigerian Railway Corporation (NRC), for announcing May 23 as the resumption date for services on the Abuja-Kaduna route. Chairman of the Concerned Relatives of Abducted Persons, Dr. Abdulfatai Jimoh, who made the criticism accused the NRC […]

Women farmers in Kaduna state and the northern part of Nigeria have been described as the livewire of agricultural production, without which the sector would suffer lots of setbacks. Secretary, Legal Trustee of Legal Awareness for Nigerian Women, LEADS, Mrs. Rebecca Sako-John, said this on Tuesday in Kaduna, at a capacity training for women agricultural […]

The United States’ Congress says it will approve a 40-billion-dollar aid package for Ukraine in the latest fulfillment of President Joe Biden’s promise of support for the nation as it fights off the Russian invasion. Passage of the money is an unusually bipartisan move for the harshly divided United States’ Congress. Republican Senate Minority Leader, […]

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) has begun awareness creation that would promote safety and security amongst girls in the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the country. The commission held an awareness event at the Government Science Technical College (GSTC), Area 3, Garki, on Thursday in Abuja, to commemorate the Girls in ICT Day. Speaking […]

Stakeholders in Abuja have expressed concerns over the housing deficit in Nigeria, urging investors to close the deficits. The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) had disclosed that the country’s present housing deficit of over 20 million units would require about 21 trillion naira to finance. Experts at the Infinity Trust Mortgage Plc’s 16th yearly general […]

A Turkish migration official said the country now has more than 113,000 Syrians who could vote in Turkish elections. Director of Compliance and Communication of the Migration Administration of Turkey, Gokce Ok, said in a public debate that a total of 200,950 Syrians were granted Turkish citizenship. According to him, about 113,654 of them are over […]

As part of efforts to enhance the distribution of cargo across the nation, Nigeria is projecting the movement of over two million containers on the nation’s inland waterways yearly by 2025. National Inland Waterways Authority’s Managing Director, NIWA, George Moghalu disclosed this while speaking at a virtual meeting organised by the Nigerian Chamber of Shipping […]

UN has warned that Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could soon cause a global food crisis that may last for years, the United Nation. Secretary-General, Antonio Guterres said the war had worsened food insecurity in poorer nations due to rising prices, adding that some countries could face long-term famines if Ukraine’s exports are not restored to […]

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, has banned the operations of commercial motorcycles popularly called Okada, in six Local Governments. The Governor announced that the ban is indefinite and total. Sanwo-Olu asked the Lagos Police Command and other security agencies to enforce the ban. The six local governments listed by the governor are Ikeja, Surulere, […]

Director-General, National Commission for Museum and Monuments (NCMM) Prof. Abba Tijani, has called for the recognition of museums as research institutions in the country. Tijani made the call in an interview with newsmen on Wednesday, as Nigeria marked International Museum Day (IMD) with the theme ‘The Power of Museum’ He said this was necessary to […]

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