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Kano presents N17.9 million to flood victims

Kano State Government has presented relief materials and money worth N17.9 million to victims of flood disaster across the State.
Vendors and visitors at the 21st Pyongyang Spring International Trade Fair at the Three-Revolution Exhibition House, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) in Pyongyang May 22, 2018. KCNA-via REUTERS

Foreign companies defy sanctions, attend North Korea trade fair

Hundreds of international companies defied U.S. sanctions pressure and attended an international trade fair in North Korea this week making it the largest such event on record, analysts said on Tuesday.
Women’s Right Advancement and Protection Alternative (WRAPA) has urged the Federal Government to take the protection of human rights at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps seriously, especially as it concerns women.

NCRMI: IDPs want more from President Buhari

The National Commission for Refugees, Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCRMI) on Thursday said that IDPs in Kisi, Oyo State, have commended President Muhammadu Buhari for providing them with items worth N10 million.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Ondo, NEMA distribute relief materials to flood victims

Ondo State Government in collaboration with National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to persons affected by 2018 flood, windstorm and ocean surge in the state.

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.

2019: APGA guber aspirant unveils economic plan for Imo

Mazi Chidi Okoro, an aspirant in the 2019 Imo State governorship race on the platform of the All Progressives Grand Alliance (APGA), has vowed to triple the state’s Internally Generated Revenue (IGR) from the current N600 million monthly to about N2 billion per month within two years, if elected governor.

Workers’ Day: Ex-VP Atiku Abubakar urges workers to engage federal government on minimum wage,...

As Nigeria marks 2018 Workers’ Day, former Vice President, Atiku Abubakar, has urged labour leaders to engage Federal Government on minimum wage, industrialization, education, healthcare delivery and pension.

SON moves to end use of substandard materials

The Standards Organisation of Nigeria (SON) says it will ensure that materials used in construction of houses and other infrastructures meets Nigerian Industrial Standards (NIS).

Police arraign two men over theft of building materials

The police on Tuesday arraigned two men at a Karmo Grade 1 Area Court, Abuja, over theft of building materials with value yet to be estimated.

Saudi Arabia bans expatriates from 12 job types

Saudi Arabia has banned the kingdom's expatriates from working in 12 occupational domains, making them available to Saudi nationals only.

Ex-FISH chief Yemi Adelakun wants govt to reduce mortgage financing cost

A housing expert, Mr Yemi Adelakun, says the Federal Government should evolve efficient means of boosting the availability of houses by reducing the cost of construction and mortgage financing in Nigeria.

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Eighteen states in Nigeria will benefit from the Rural Access and Mobility Project (RAMP), a Word Bank Programme in Nigeria by 2020.

Lebanese president seeks US participation in domestic oil, gas projects

Lebanese President Michel Aoun on Monday called on the U.S. to take part in oil and gas exploration in Lebanon, the Presidency’s website reported.
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APC NWC, governors, members-elect endorse Senator Lawan, Rep Gbajabiamila

The National Working Committee of the All Progressives Congress met with governors and members of the National Assembly elected on the platform of the party on Monday in Abuja to endorse candidates for positions of the Senate President, Speaker and their deputies.