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Katsina council repairs 26 boreholes with N4.1 million

The Daura Local Government Area of Katsina state said it spent N4.1million to repair 26 boreholes in 11 Wards in the council to boost water supply.
Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.

World Bank projects: Yobe governor presents cheques to beneficiaries

Gov. Mai Mala Buni of Yobe on Friday presented cheques to nine beneficiary communities of the World Bank-supported projects.
Mr Babatunde Irukera, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi, says that he is contesting in the Kogi governorship election to fulfil his vision for the development of the state.

Babatunde Irukera: Why I am contesting Kogi governorship election

Mr Babatunde Irukera, a governorship aspirant of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kogi, says that he is contesting in the Kogi governorship election to fulfil his vision for the development of the state.

CBN: Why we are partnering Niger government on ranch

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) says its partnership with the Niger state government for a ranch at the Bobi grazing reserve is to ensure local production of milk.

Nasarawa receives N5 billion intervention from UBEC

Mr Mohammed Dan’Azumi, Executive Chairman of Nasarawa State Universal Basic Education Board has confirmed the receipt of N5 billion from Universal Basic Education Commission, as funds for intervention for the upgrade of facilities in schools.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.
Lagos lawyer and human rights activist, Femi Falana

Femi Falana, others urge federal government to fight insecurity

Pro-democracy group and rights activists have urged the Federal Government to tackle insecurity and rising youth unemployment in the country.
Minister of Education, Adamu Adamu

Minister: Out-of-School children’s figure drops

The Federal Government says the number of Out-of-School (OSC) Children in the country has reduced from 13.2 million to 10.2million, following various interventions of the government and development partners.
Ahmed Babba Kaita

Senator Babba-Kaita: I have constituency projects in 12 local councils

Sen. Ahmad Babba-Kaita (Katsina North) says he has covered the 12 local government areas of his district in the provision of constituency projects.

UNDP executes water, livelihood projects, develops recovery date base in Borno

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), says it has developed a Recovery Data-Base to fast track sustainable humanitarian interventions in Borno.
Gov. Ajimobi inaugurating 33 extravators purchased to boost agriculture in the state

Oyo government seeks urgent resolution of boundary dispute with Osun

Oyo State Government has called on National Boundary Commission, NBC, to interfere in the lingering inter-state boundary dispute between Oyo and Osun States.

Lawmaker denies dismantling borehole after losing election

A member of the House of Representatives and candidate of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA) for Awka North and South federal constituency, Hon Anayo Nebe, has denied that he was dismantling boreholes he constructed for the people of his constituency because they failed to vote for him.
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Jigawa local council spends N4 million on borehole rehabilitation

Ringim Local Government Area of Jigawa has spent N4 million on the rehabilitation of boreholes in 10 wards across the council area.
President Muhammadu Buhari says since 1978 when he was named the minister of petroleum till date, he has not lost interest in the oil sector.

Election: President Buhari’s Next Level a liberation to Nigerians – APC chieftain

Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, All Progressives Congress, Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s “Next Level” is an undiluted path to liberate Nigerians.
Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term in office.

Election: President Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term – APC chief

Alhaji Abdu Ringo, Chairman, the All Progressives Congress (APC), Zaria Local Government Area of Kaduna State, says President Muhammadu Buhari’s integrity will earn him second term in office.

NYCN leader tasks politicians on youth welfare

The National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ikorodu-West chapter, Lagos State, on Monday urged political leaders and office holders not to neglect the youth, only to remember them when elections were approaching.
Kayode Fayemi Ekiti

Kayode Fayemi flags off $55 million World Bank-funded Ero rehabilitation project

Ekiti State Governor, Dr Kayode Fayemi, has flagged off the rehabilitation of Ero dam and replacement of transmission main pipelines with an expectation that the project would address water shortage and curb open defecation.
Governor Abubakar Sani Bello of Niger State

WHO, Niger government to construct 88.6km road in Lavun

The World Bank, Niger State and Lavun Local Governments are jointly funding the construction of an 88.6 kilometre road in Lavun Local Government of the state.

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Armed robbers attack NNPC mega station, behead sergeant

Dare-devil armed robbers on Saturday attacked Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) mega station in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.
The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army set to promote 141 soldiers

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