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Uganda, Tanzania and oil firms Total and CNOOC on Sunday signed agreements that will kickstart the construction of a $3.5 billion crude pipeline to help ship crude from fields in western Uganda to international markets
Plateau State governor, Simon Lalong, has expressed sadness over an attack on a mining site in Kuru, Jos South Local Government Area of the state which left eight people dead.
The Federal Government will go the whole distance to put measures in place to address flooding on the Lagos-Ibadan rail line, Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, has assured.
The Adamawa State Emergency Management Agency says no fewer than 5,000 persons are displaced after some groups suspected to be Boko Haram members attacked a community in Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa on Friday.
The federal government has begun the implementation of its plan to deliver electricity, through solar energy, to about 25 million Nigerians whose communities are off the national power grid. Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, who spoke during an event to mark the programme in Jangefe, Roni Local Government Area of Jigawa State, restated the determination of the President Muhammadu Buhari administration to give more Nigerians access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
Former Commissioner of Police, FCT, Lawrence Alobi, has put forward that the Nigeria Police is currently demonized by the masses. He said this following the recent attacks on the force’s facilities in Imo State which according to him is as a result of inadequate infrastructure, poor facilities, poor funding, low morale of officers among others.
The Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) has offered reasons behind its new policy mandating all prospective beneficiaries of its scholarship scheme to first take the examination organised by the Joint Admission and Matriculation Board (JAMB).
A plan to deliver electricity to about 25m Nigerians whose communities are off the grid has commenced in Jigawa State flagged off by Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN, who restated the determination of the Buhari administration to ensure that millions more will now have access to cheap and environmentally friendly renewable power.
Officers and Men attached to the Zone ‘B’ Strike Force Team of the Nigeria Customs Service have arrested three smugglers and intercepted contraband with a duty paid value of N786,911,648 across the northern region.
A public health expert has said that the family, as a unit of the society, is facing an “unprecedented threat” in Nigeria.
The Ekiti State Government has said it is committed to creating an enabling environment for intervention of donor agencies towards improving the well-being of the people of the state.
One person was killed and 10 others kidnapped yesterday in a broad daylight invasion of Gurmana Community in the Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State.
The executive secretary of the National Sugar Development Council (NSDC), Mr Zacch Adedeji, has reiterated Nigeria’s determination to achieve self-sufficiency in sugar production through faithful implementation of the Nigeria Sugar Master Plan (NSMP).
The council chairman of Essien Udim Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State, Hon Anthony Luke, is seeking for relief items for victims of Tuesday’s military onslaught on locations suspected to be enclaves of armed hoodlums loyal to the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in the local government area.
Former Chief of Army Staff, retired Lt.-Gen. Abdulrahman Dambazau has advised the military leadership to develop a new strategy in the counter-insurgency operations in the North-East.
Kaduna State Governor Nasir El-Rufai has said he will never pay ransom to bandits even if they kidnap his son.
Ahead of the 2023 general elections, the Northern Elders Forum, NEF, Coalition of Northern Groups, CNG, Arewa Consultative Forum, ACF and other conveners of the Northern Peoples Summit have described restructuring as a vital necessity for survival as one united entity.
The United Nations High Commission for Refugees has said that the rising violence and armed attacks in parts of the country was displacing more Nigerians.
A group known as Shangev-Tiev Assembly (STA) has condemned the military invasion of parts of Konshisha Local Government Area of Benue State in which many lives have allegedly been lost and several property destroyed.
The Group Managing Director, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Alhaji Mele Kyari has said that the corporation will partner with Borno State Government to establish a Gas Power Plant following the vandalization of the national grid by insurgents which put the state almost three months into total blackout.
The Oniraniken of Iraniken, Sagamu, Ogun State, Oba Adewale Adeniji, has raised the alarm over threat to his life over land dispute in his domain.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has said while the pandemic continues, governments’ policies should first focus on escaping the crisis, prioritizing health care spending, providing well-targeted fiscal support, and maintaining accommodative monetary policy while monitoring financial stability risks.
The minister of Youth and sports development, Chief Sunday Dare, said the ongoing Edo 2020 National Sports Festival in Benin City has rekindled Nigerian youths hope for a better tomorrow, saying he sees a lot of young people who have future in sports.
The Minister of State, Budget and National Planning, Clem Agba, has revealed plans by the federal government to launch a web application to be christened ‘Eye-Mark’, aimed at empowering Nigerians to report any poorly executed government projects to the government.
Amid increasing social discontent in Nigeria in recent times, a scholar and former diplomat, Nnamdi Onochie, has unfolded a blueprint to put Nigeria back on track to achieve peace, prosperity and progress for survival as an entity.
Sporting activities at the ongoing 20th National Sports Festival in Edo State will continue as planned despite threats by the hosts, Edo State, to shut down the competition over lack of funds, the Federal Government has stated.
Imo State’s Governor Hope Uzodinma and heads of security agencies are currently in an emergency meeting at the Government House, Owerri.
The ongoing National Sports Festival, tagged: “Edo 2020,” is to end abruptly on Thursday (today).
The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has revoked four Oil Mining Licences (OML) belonging to Addax Petroleum due to the non-development of the assets by the petroleum company.
Senate President Ahmed Lawan has described the recent attacks on public assets in Imo state as an attempt to distract the government, saying such actions can lead to insurgency.