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Group accuses Akwa Ibom government of abandoning 70% of projects

An anti-corruption crusader known as the Social Anti-Corruption Network has alleged that 70 per cent of government projects in Akwa Ibom State have been abandoned due to corruption.

GEF-SGP spends $4.9 million on environmental projects in Nigeria

The Global Environmental Facility-Small Grant Programme has supported Nigeria with 4.9 million dollars grant to fund 141 environmental related projects in 27 states between 2009 and 2018.

Boko Haram: Presidential committee develops orphanage for 56,000 children

The Presidential Committee on Northeast Initiative (PCNI) says it evolved effective modalities to encourage community based orphanages to cater for 56,000 children orphaned by Boko Haram insurgency in the region.

Official: GEF supports Nigeria with $4.9m environmental projects grant

The Global Environmental Facility-Small Grant Programme has given Nigeria a 4.9 million dollars grant to fund 141 environmental related projects in 25 states between 2009 and 2017.

NTCA writes Kemi Adeosun to stay on course on excise duty on tobacco

The Nigeria Tobacco Control Alliance (NTCA) has commended the Minister of Finance, Dr. Kemi Adeosun, for the newly-announced excise duty on tobacco which is expected to take effect from June 4.

Victims of Southern Kaduna violence seek N4 billion compensation from federal government

Victims of 2011 violence in Southern Kaduna have asked the Federal Government to pay the N4 billion compensation earmarked for them.

Governor Ayade tasks Cross Riverians on health insurance scheme

Governor Ben Ayade of Cross River State has charged residents of the state to embrace the state government’s health insurance scheme, a programme initiated by his administration which according to him would be used to cater for the health need of the people residing in the state irrespective of sex, age, religion, tribe or state of origin.

Plateau council polls: APC, PDP promise to support youth candidature

The Plateau chapter of All Progressives Congress (APC) on Thursday promised to support young people to run for various offices in the forthcoming local government polls in the state.

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Wolverhampton Wanderers’ impressive season continued as they moved into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup on Sunday.
Christian Association of Nigeria | CAN

CAN: Elections may not hold at all

The Christian Association of Nigeria has raised the alarm that elections may not hold at all in the country if prayers are not offered fervently by Nigerians.

My police aides have been withdrawn, CP not picking my calls – Kogi deputy...

The Deputy Governor of Kogi State, Simon Achuba, has raised the alarm that his life is in danger as the policemen attached to him have been allegedly withdrawn on the orders of the State Governor, Yahaya Bello.

APC national caucus holds emergency meeting today

President Muhammadu Buhari will today attend an emergency meeting of the National Caucus of the All Progressives Congress (APC).
Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.

Hassan Rouhani: Iran ready to improve ties with gulf rivals

Iran is ready to work with all of its neighbours to secure peace in the Middle East in the face of US and Israeli aggression, President Hassan Rouhani said on Sunday.