Ahead of 2015 general elections, the Inspector General of Police, Suleiman Abba, on Monday released the postings of 21 Commissioners of Police to preside over State Commands.
President Goodluck Jonathan Thursday inaugurated the National Council on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) with a task to urgently sort out fix the challenges militating against the growth of small and medium scale businesses in the country.
Chukwu said this in Abuja while answering questions from newsmen at the second emergency National Council on Health meeting on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) outbreak in Nigeria
It was gathered that in the past few weeks, the EFCC has recorded an upsurge in the number of reported cases of individuals, mostly low and middle income earners, who have been swindled after they responded to advertisement for subscription to own properties in many of the estates being promoted by unscrupulous developers in the FCT
The Presidential Guards Brigade is a special unit of the Nigerian Army, established to take responsibility for the security of the President and the First Family, the entire Aso Rock and by extension, the Federal Capital Territory
Mohammed announced this in Abuja at an investigative hearing on the alleged improper allocation and land racketeering by the FCTA
According to the statement, four of the suspended workers are staff of the Abuja Geographic Information Systems while the two others are from the Land Administration Department
Other members of the delegation are: the Chairman of the FCT Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board, Rev. (Dr.) Israel Akanji; Abuja Catholic Vicar-General, Rev. (Fr.) Innocent Jooji; Special Assistant to the Minister of State for FCT on Special Duties, Mrs. Funmi Aigbomian; Mazi Emmanuel Olugbuo, Rev. Bob Alonge of Capital Assembly Abuja; and the Director of FCT Christian Pilgrim Welfare Board, Dr. Lazarus Gaza, who is the Secretary of the Committee
This was contained in a statement issued by Soji Oye, the acting Director (Information), National Judicial Council, in Abuja on Friday
Mohammed said the projects were meant to provide complementary infrastructure in the area where more than N100 billion worth of investments would be put in place through the Public-Private Partnership programme
Akinjide, who was represented by her Special Assistant on Area Councils, Alhaji Ibraheem Aminu Ibraheem, said the support of the FCT Administration for employment generation, poverty alleviation, business growth and wealth creation was consistent with the aspiration of the Federal Government to create employment for the growing youth population
The Minister of State for the FCT, Oloye Olajumoke Akinjide, who disclosed this at the meeting of the FCT Area Councils Joint Account Allocation Committee on Thursday in Abuja, said the area councils received N147.62 million from excess crude
The amount represents an increase of N52,966,708.99 (about 2.5 per cent) over the N2,160,531,987.47 shared by the six area councils of Abaji, Abuja Municipal, Bwari, Gwagwalada, Kuje and Kwali for the month of April 2013
“How much do I earn to be able to pay this kind of fare?
“Now, look at school children stranded at the bus stop
Others include Nkechi Ejele, who moves from the Office of the Head of the Civil Service of the Federation (Manpower Development Office) to Tourism, Culture and National Orientation; Dr. Henry Akpan, also of the Office of the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (Special Duties) to Communication Technology; and Dr. Tunji Olaopa from Labour and Productivity to Youth Development
Ohaegbu noted that the partnership with the FCTA would foster inter-agency cooperation as well as engender good governance in the FCT
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