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Presidency: Extension of Batch 1 N-Power scheme has no political undertone

Mr Afolabi Imoukhuede, Senior Special Assistant (SSA) to President Muhammadu Buhari on Job Creation, says the extension of the Batch 1 of the N-Power scheme for 200,000 volunteers beyond the November 2018 deadline has no political undertones.
Sidiki Kaba

Nigeria, Senegal to strengthen relations in trade, energy, security, others

Nigeria and Senegal have agreed to strengthen their bilateral relation in the areas of economic, trade and industry tourism, security, defence, energy, agriculture and education, among others, Senegalese Foreign Minister, Sidiki Kaba said.
One person was on Saturday morning brought out dead from the rubbles of a seven-story building which collapsed on Friday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

One dead, 22 rescued in Port Harcourt 7-storey building collapse

One person was on Saturday morning brought out dead from the rubbles of a seven-story building which collapsed on Friday in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Federal government announces ‘enhanced’ scheme for 2016 N-Power beneficiaries

The federal government has announced a 'big plan' for some beneficiaries of the social intervention programme dubbed: N-Power.
Two persons have been trapped and nine rescued in a three-storey building that collapsed in Okpuno Otolo Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday.

2 trapped, 9 rescued in Anambra building collapse

Two persons have been trapped and nine rescued in a three-storey building that collapsed in Okpuno Otolo Nnewi, Anambra State, yesterday.

Federal government moves to harmonise quality of building materials

The federal government has joined forces with stakeholders in the construction, research, standardisation and building materials sector to harmonise the quality of materials in order to avert incidences of building collapse.
President Muhammadu Buhari

Muhammadu Buhari raises alarm over ‘misuse’ of social media

President Muhammadu Buhari has alerted Nigerians on the challenges and danger associated with the misuse of what he described as “today’s world of social media.’’
President Buhari meets with Nigerians in Diaspora at the Sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly in New York on 27th Sep 2018 5

Nigerians seek diaspora voting

In their quest to actively exercise their civic responsibilities, Nigerians in the Diaspora have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to look into the possibility of allowing them to vote in future elections.

China deploys 165 peacekeepers to South Sudan

China on Tuesday deployed 165 peacekeepers to South Sudan Tuesday on a one-year mission.

N-Power announces alternative recruitment for applicants

N-Power, the federal government’s National Social Investment Programme, has announced that applicants yet to be shortlisted will be considered for recruitment in two other categories.

BUA Group to exploit Ebonyi natural deposits

The BUA Group Ltd on Wednesday says its plans to exploit the natural resources in Ebony beginning with the setting up a cement plant.
The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed (middle front row) and the Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Information and Culture, Deaconess Grace Isu-Gekpe in a group photograph with the Contingent of Miss Polo International Beauty Pageant, when they visited him in Abuja on Monday

Minister: Visa on arrival policy making Nigeria destination of choice

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said Nigeria is fast becoming a destination of choice for international tourists because of the favourable policies of the present administration.
Tony Ojukwu, the Executive Secretary of the National Human Right Commission (NHRC)

NHRC records 1 million cases of human rights violations in two years

The National Human Right Commission (NHRC), on Saturday, said it recorded about one million cases of human rights violations in the country between 2017 and 2018.

Presidency announces recruitment of 300,000 new N-Power beneficiaries

The federal government said it plans to recruit 300,000 new beneficiaries in the second tranche of the N-Power volunteer scheme set to kick off on August 1.

N-Power beneficiaries to reach 500,000 in August

The Muhammadu Buhari administration has concluded arrangements to deploy 300,000 new beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp.

Federal government engages 300,000 N-Power beneficiaries in August

The Federal Government has concluded arrangements to engage additional 300,000 beneficiaries in the second batch of its N-Power Volunteers Corp effective from 1st August.

Federal government vows to reveal owners of illegally acquired assets

The Federal Government has said it will release the names of 200 individuals who own property that were purchased with illegally-acquired funds.
Akinwunmi Ambode of Lagos and France's Emmanuel Macron

President Macron: Afrika Shrine represents culture, strength, music of the continent

President of France, Mr. Emmanuel Macron, on Tuesday night, made a historic visit to the Afrika Shrine, home of the late Afrobeat legend, Fela Anikulapo Kuti, describing it as ‘an iconic centre for the propagation of African culture, strength and music’.

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Katsina identifies 547 artisanal miners, 442 mining sites

The Katsina State Government on Tuesday said it has identified no fewer than 547 artisanal miners and 442 mining sites across the state as part of efforts to improve the mining and complement federal government’s efforts of diversifying the economy from oil to the non-oil sector.
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Joseph Edafiadhe: My spirit has been revived after a long time

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Senate refuses to confirm EFCC nominees over alleged lopsided appointment

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Kebbi APC mourns death of journalist

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kebbi, has condoled with the Nigerian Union of Journalists (NUJ) on the death of The Path Newspaper’s correspondent, Alhaji Adamu Musa.