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Beneficiaries of federal government’s cash transfer scheme hail President Buhari’s administration

Beneficiaries of the Cash Transfer Scheme known as Household Uplifting Programme (HUP) in Oyo state have lauded the efforts of the Buhari administration in empowering rural women.
The National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it has over 700,000 National e-ID cards yet to be collected by Nigerians from its offices nationwide.

NIMC registers 223,000 citizens in Jigawa

The National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) said it has enrolled about 223,000 Nigerians into the National Identity Database in Jigawa in 2019.The National Identification Management Commission (NIMC) said it has enrolled about 223,000 Nigerians into the National Identity Database in Jigawa in 2019.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has disclosed that the State Government is in the process of acquiring an estimated 32,000 hectares of farmland for rice cultivation in seven states.

50,000 applicants for 1,000 teaching jobs in Lagos – official

Mr Suru Avoseh, a member, Lagos State Civil Service Commission, says no fewer than 50, 000 applicants had applied for one thousand vacant teaching jobs announced by the state government in 2019.

New urban plan excites Suleja, Tafa residents

Residents of Suleja and Tafa have expressed optimism over the Integrated Development Plan (IDP) initiated by Gov. Abubakar Bello of Niger to make towns and cities socially inclusive and self-sustaining.

Ondo university set for social media festival

All hands are on deck at the Adekunle Ajasin University, Akungba-Akoko, Ondo State to organise a first of its kind Social Media Gathering, together creative minds and students in and outside the state.
The Federal Government is set to engage 5,000 youths through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in five selected local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa.

Federal government to engage 5,000 youths

The Federal Government is set to engage 5,000 youths through the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) in five selected local government areas (LGAs) of Jigawa.

NYSC denies shooting of corps member in Yenagoa

The management of the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has dismissed reports that a corps member was among the victims of the shooting incident in Yenagoa, Bayelsa State this week.

Education: NANS charges South-west governors to declare state of emergency

The National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS) has called on the governors in the South-west to declare a state of emergency on education in the region.

Journalists for migration appoints officials, set for news website

The Journalists International Forum For Migration (JIFORM), a foundation championing regular migration and anti-human trafficking crusade, has appointed Country Coordinators and other officials while a news website for the body will be launched.
National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.

Slain LASU student: We’ll pursue case to logical conclusion – NANS

National Association of Nigerian Students (NANS), Southwest (Zone D) has vowed to ensure that justice is done in the gruesome murder of a 22-year-old Lagos State University (LASU) final year Theatre Arts student, Favour Daley-Oladele.

NGO mobilises one million people for 300,000 trees planting in Kaduna

Aid Foundation, a Non-Governmental Organisation, says it has concluded plans to mobilise one million people to plant 300,000 trees in 35 communities in Kaduna metropolis.
The Coordinator of the the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) in Nigeria, Antonio Jose Canhandula

UN horrified by killing, kidnap of aid workers in Borno, Yobe

The United Nations humanitarian office in Nigeria says it is “horrified” by the recent killing and abduction of aid workers and civilians by Boko Haram terrorists in the Borno and Yobe corridor.
Former Nigeria international Raphael Chukwu-Ndukwe has urged players of the Super Eagles to continue to work hard and impress at club level because the gains are what is currently been enjoyed at the senior national team.

Super Eagles players must do more at club level to win awards – team...

Super Eagles team coordinator Patrick Pascal has called on Nigerian players to up their game and be more consistent, especially at club level to stand a chance of winning the CAF African footballer of the Year Award.
Niger State Governor, Alhaji Abubakar Sani-Bello, has set up two committees to spearhead his inauguration for his second term.

Governor Bello: Niger to supports corps members interested in agriculture

Niger state government says it will support corps members with interest in agriculture value chain and other aspects that had potentials to add value to socio-economic life.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Kebbi State, has noted that with their vigorous training in leadership and strategies for building national cohesion, Corps members deployed to the state are ready to build a virile nation.

NYSC members ready to build virile nation – coordinator

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC), Kebbi State, has noted that with their vigorous training in leadership and strategies for building national cohesion, Corps members deployed to the state are ready to build a virile nation.

Partners set to track down 22,000 HIV infected persons in Nasarawa

The Implementing Partners on HIV infection has started stepped-up efforts towards tracking over twenty two thousand unidentified HIV infected persons in Nasarawa State.
The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) has deployed 1,400 corps members to Gombe State for the 2019 Batch B Stream II orientation course.

Yuletide: NYSC coordinator expresses concern over corps members’ safety

Mrs Eniola Ambekemo, the Coordinator, National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) in Oyo, has expressed concern over the safety of corps members traveling during the Christmas celebrations.
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NIMASA chief urges regular exercise to stay healthy, enhance productivity

The Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) has reiterated the importance of exercise for Nigerians to stay healthy and boost productivity in the workplace.

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Plateau governor commends security agents over rescue of kidnapped aid workers

Plateau State Governor Rt. Hon. Simon Bako Lalong commended the security agencies particularly the Department of State Services for the rescue of five kidnapped aid workers by the Boko Haram terrorist group including Jennifer Ukambomg Samuel, a nurse from Plateau State.
Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

Soldiers invade, raze Bayelsa community — in pictures

Troops of Joint Task Force (JTF) Operation Delta Safe (ODS) have invaded and burnt part of Bilabiri community in Ekeremor Local Government Area, Bayelsa State.

PDP threatens civil disobedience over ‘nation’s drift’

The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has threatened nationwide civil disobedience over what it described as dangerous drift in the affairs of the nation.

Another building collapses in Lagos

A two-storey building has collapsed around Agarawu area of Lagos Island, Lagos State.
The African Export-Import Bank (Afreximbank) says it is providing one billion dollars grant to African countries to support the implementation of the Agreement for the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA).

NESG: How AfCFTA will impact economy

The Nigerian Economic Summit Group (NESG) has conducted a study on the impact of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) on key macroeconomic variables.