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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.
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.
The federal government has announced a 'big plan' for some beneficiaries of the social intervention programme dubbed: N-Power.
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 has alerted Nigerians on the challenges and danger associated with the misuse of what he described as “today’s world of social media.’’
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Federal Government has said it will release the names of 200 individuals who own property that were purchased with illegally-acquired funds.
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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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.
Joseph Edafiadhe, African Youth Athletics Championships (AYAC) long jump gold medallist says his spirit has been revived to once more prove his mettle in track and field events.
The Senate on Tuesday refused to confirm four persons nominated as members of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), following a lopsided appointment.
Bayern Munich chief Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has told Kingsley Coman to stop all talk of retiring from “aggressive” modern-day football and focus on returning to the fray with his morale intact.
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.
The Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN), Lagos State Chapter, on Friday said that members of the union would not be used as political thugs in the 2019 general elections.
President Muhammadu Buhari receives condolence message and assurance of support in fight against terrorism from King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein of Jordan, who prayed for peace and calm in Nigeria, and throughout African region
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has said that over 378,797 permanent voter cards (PVCs) are yet to be collected by registered voters in the 25 local government areas of Niger State.
He however did not give details of the proposal when asked by newsmen, noting that the Nigerian constitution only allows the president to give out the details and he will do so when the National Assembly is ready to receive the draft.
The Special Assistant on Inter-governmental Affairs to Governor Mohammad Badaru of Jigawa State has resigned his appointment and quit the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) for the Social Democratic Party (SDP).