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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.
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.
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.
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 2011 violence in Southern Kaduna have asked the Federal Government to pay the N4 billion compensation earmarked for them.
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.
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.
Governorship candidate of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Kwara State, Alhaji Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq, has said that victory of the party’s candidate for House of Representatives for Isin/Oke Ero/Ekiti/Irepodun federal constituency, Alhaji Tunji Olawuyi, foretells brighter days ahead in the state.
The Senator representing Ogun East Senatorial District at the National Assembly, Buruji Kashamu, has replaced Adeleke Shittu as the governorship candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) ahead of next year’s elections in the state.
The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) has urged electorate in the country to vote out en masse any governor that does not approve of the new agitated national minimum wage of N30, 000 monthly.
The Nigerian Football Federation (NFF) has lauded Aiteo Group, for the role the energy company played in redefining football in Nigeria and creating the enabling factors which have led to the qualification of the Super Eagles for the 2019 African Cup of Nations after two previous failed attempts.
The Nigeria Agricultural Quarantine Service, NAQS, has warned dealers in beans to desist from using “Sniper” to store the produce as the chemical is too toxic for human consumption.
Civil servants in Greece walked off the job Wednesday in a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures, demanding wage and pension increases as well as the abolition of all legislation as part of the country’s international bailouts, according to Daily mail.
The Delta State Government, on Wednesday, approved the sum of sum of N312, 448,574.60, for the payment of the 2017/2018 academic session Students’ Special Assistance Scheme otherwise known as bursary.
An FCT High Court, Nyanya, on Wednesday convicted a job seeker, Raymond Azuka, for forging the signature of former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.
The Commissioner of Police in Plateau, Mr Austin Agbonlahor, on Friday, has sought the cooperation of journalists to reduce criminal activities to the barest minimum in the state.
El-Kanemi Technical Adviser, Imama Amapakabo, has paid the price of keeping two jobs, following the club’s decision not to renew his contract ahead of the Nigeria Professional Football Season (NPFL).