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Boss Mustapha receives NHIS investigative panel report

Mr. Boss Mustapha, Secretary to the Government of the Federation, on Monday in Abuja received the report of the Presidential Independent Fact-Finding Panel on National Health Insurance Scheme.
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Federal government appoints new NAGGW chief

The Federal Government has appointed Dr. Bukar Hassan as new Director-General of the National Agency for the Great Green Wall (NAGGW).

NHIS crisis:House of Reps summons SGF, CBN

The House of Representatives Adhoc Committee investigating the crisis rocking the National Health Insurance Scheme has resolved to summon the Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Boss Mustapha, and the Central Bank of Nigeria.

Ministry: Farmers-herders conflict depleting animal population

The Federal Government has raised concern that the increasing farmers/herders’ conflict across the country was depleting animal population.

Federal government to establish agricultural equipment hiring enterprise

The Federal Government has disclosed plans to establish Agricultural Equipment Hiring Enterprises (AEHEs) across the 774 Local Government Areas of the country.

Minister Audu Ogbeh honours 30 staff for outstanding performance

In a bid to encourage hard work, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (FMARD), Audu Ogbeh, has awarded 30 staff of the ministry for outstanding performance.

Federal govt to partner FCWC members on fisheries, aquaculture

The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Bukar Hassan, said harnessing the huge potential in fisheries and aquaculture will give an added impetus to the realisation of Nigeria’s objectives of wealth creation, food and nutritional security in the Gulf of Guinea.

Federal govt launches new climate change insurance for farmers

The Federal Government in collaboration with the International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (ICTA), has launched an evidence-based insurance development roadmap for the agricultural sector particularly for small holder farmers in the country.

Fed govt may establish 15 more agric varsities

The federal government through the ministry of agricultural and rural development has expressed the desire to ensure Nigeria establishes 15 specialised universities of Agriculture in the next few years.

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A major operation to clean up the trash-clogged rivers in the Kenyan capital has led to the grisly discovery of 14 bodies, most of them babies and children, the local government said Friday.

Cleanup of rivers uncovers grisly find of 14 bodies

A major operation to clean up the trash-clogged rivers in the Kenyan capital has led to the grisly discovery of 14 bodies, most of them babies and children, the local government said Friday.
LGBT refugees living in Kenya stand behind a rainbow flag as they protest against their treatment by authorities, outside an office of the UN refugee agency UNHCR in Nairobi on May 17, 2019.

Kenyan court upholds ban on same-sex relations

The Kenyan High Court on Friday handed down a landmark ruling banning same-sex relations in what gender activists called “a blow to human rights.”

Reps speakership: Court asked to declare Femi Gbajabiamila ex-convict

The legal moves to stop a federal lawmaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, from emerging the Speaker of the House of Representatives have taken another dimension before the Abuja division of the Federal High Court.
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US jails Ethiopian for lying to obtain citizenship

An Ethiopian, Mergia Negussie Habteyes, who naturalized to become a U.S. citizen in 2008 has been sentenced to 37 months in prison for having fraudulently obtained U.S. citizenship.

Sultan Abubakar drums support for President Buhari’s second term

The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Sa’ad Abubakar III, on Friday in Abuja urged all Nigerians, irrespective of their political affiliation, to support the agenda of the second tenure of President Muhammadu Buhari.