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Nigeria records $310m funding gap for TB control

Nigeria recorded a funding gap of $310.84 million or N111.9 billion for Tuberculosis, TB, control in 2018.

OPEC: Oil, gas instrumental to climate change solution

The Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) said on Monday that oil and gas remained part of key solutions in combating climate change.

Cote d’Ivoire’s Jean Marie-Koffi emerges new PMAWCA scribe

Mr Jean Marie-Koffi of the Port of Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, has been elected as Secretary-General of Ports Management Association of West and Central Africa (PMAWCA).
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Governor Buhari: We’ll move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty in 10 years

President Muhammadu Buhari says the All Progressives Congress-led Federal Government can move 100 million Nigerians out of poverty within 10 years.
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Full speech of President Buhari 2019 Democracy Day celebration

All Praise is due to GOD Almighty Who spared our lives to be present at this great occasion. We give thanks also that the democratic process has been further entrenched and strengthened.

Federal government to auction N150 billion bonds on January 30

The Debt Management Office (DMO) says the Federal Government is to auction by subscription N150 billion worth of bonds on Jan. 30.

Forte Oil: Femi Otedola to sell 75 per cent holdings in downstream

Majority shareholder in Forte Oil, Mr. Femi Otedola has concluded arrangement to divest his full 75 per cent direct and indirect shareholdings in the firm’s downstream business.

Unethical behaviour: FRSC chief orders probe into viral online video

The Corps Marshal, Federal Road Safety Corps, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi has ordered an immediate investigation into a reported case of alleged unethical behaviour exhibited by Deputy Route Commander B Ojeamiran, a personnel whose video clip is currently distributed in various social media platforms, driving under the influence of alcohol.
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JDPC donates N14.376 million to Kogi flood victims

The Justice Development and Peace Commission (JDPC) has donated N14.376 million to 599 families affected by the recent flood disaster that ravaged some parts of Kogi.

Ikeja Electric develops mobile application for customers’ safety, efficient service

A new mobile app that will help the prevention of customers and employees against electrical hazard, i-Safe has been unveiled by Ikeja Electric Plc.
Former Nigeria's President Olusegun Obasanjo

Olusegun Obasanjo, Jeffrey Sachs propose African education fund

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo and development economist, Jeffrey Sacks, Saturday called for the establishment of an African fund for education as they delivered the second Babacar Ndiaye Lecture in Bali, Indonesia.
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Monarch weeps as flood takes over town

The District Head of Auyo in Jigawa, Alhaji Umar Baffa, wept openly on Saturday over the devastation caused by flood in Auyo town and other villages in the district.

Air Peace dismisses prophecy of impending accident as fake

Air Peace on Friday urged members of the public to ignore a recorded voice message warning them not to patronise the airline and some other air and land transport companies.

Don blames 1978 land use decree for decline in livestock production

Prof. Olusoji Adejumo, a professor of Reproductive Physiology, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Ibadan, has lamented that the greatest obstacle to accelerated livestock production in Nigeria “is the cerebrally deficient Land Use Decree of 1978, later Land Use Act of 1999 inserted into Federal Constitution,” even as he called for the establishment of a new Ministry of Livestock Production in the country.

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Broadband: NCC to ensure availability of spectrum infrastructure

The Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) says it is working on ensuring the availability of spectrum to boost broadband deployment and penetration in the country.
Commissioner for Women Affairs and Social Welfare, Dr. Glory Edet, said the stipend will be N10,000 for each person

Monthly stipend for 41,000 households in Akwa Ibom

The Akwa Ibom state government says it will be giving monthly financial support to 41,000 households in the state.
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Helen Oritsejafor: Nigeria will find peace through dialogue

A cleric, Pastor Helen Oritsejafor, has called for a national dialogue to resolve challenges threatening the peace and unity of Nigeria, saying like a marriage the country would find peace through dialogue.
Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

Jurgen Klopp positive despite Borussia Dortmund defeat

Jurgen Klopp opted to take the positives out of Liverpool's first pre-season match in the United States after the Reds fell to a 3-2 defeat to Borussia Dortmund in Indiana.

NYSC donates relief materials to Katsina IDPs

The National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) have donated relief materials including food items, medicine and clothing to internally displaced persons, who were victims of banditry attacks in Katsina.