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Desertification: NESREA urges Gombe communities to allocate land for tree planting

The National Environmental Standards and Regulations Enforcement Agency (NESREA) has advised communities in Gombe State on the need to allocate land for tree planting within their communities to fight desertification.
Antonio Guterres

UN scribe urges urgent action on desertification

The UN Secretary-General António Guterres has called for an urgent action to protect and restore the world’s degrading land in a bid to reduce forced migration, improve food security and address the global climate change emergency.
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APC cautions oil firms against Governor Dickson’s campaign

The All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Thursday cautioned international oil companies (IOCs) against cancelling oil pipeline surveillance contracts handled by members of the party due to Governor Seriake Dickson’s campaign that oil pipeline surveillance contractors were responsible for insecurity in the state.

Governor Dickson accuses oil firms of funding criminality in Niger Delta

Governor Seriake Dickson of Bayelsa State has accused multinational oil companies operating in the Niger Delta of funding “terrorism, criminality and breakdown of law and order.”

NCF: Nigeria in danger of losing flora, wildlife to poaching, illegal lumbering

Dr Muhtari Aminu-Kano, the Director-General, Nigerian Conservation Foundation, says the activities of forest poachers and illegal lumbers can make the country lose its unique flora and wildlife if left unchecked.

Osun APC lawmaker dumps party for ADC

The ruling All Progressive Congress (APC) in Osun State has suffered another set back, as a serving lawmaker representing Odo-Otin State Constituency in the State House of Assembly, Olaoluwa Oyediran, dumped the party for the African Democratic Congress (ADC).
Oil Exploration

Nigerian engineers call for sustainable petroleum exploration reforms

The Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) on Thursday called for a sustainable reforms in the oil and gas industry to ensure responsible petroleum exploration.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government commissions Maska earth dam

The Federal Government has commissioned the reconstructed Maska Earth Dam at Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State, built in 1996.

Ohanaeze: Igbos have legitimate reasons to be angry with Nigeria

Ohanaeze Ndigbo Saturday said the people of South-east had legitimate reasons to be angry with Nigeria, citing undue proscription of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB).
NNIA NWODO

Ohanaeze hails judiciary for freeing detained IPOB women

The President General of the umbrella body of Ndigbo Worldwide, the Ohanaeze, Chief John Nnia Nwodo, has commended the Judiciary for allowing reason and respect for human rights to prevail by freeing detained Igbo women.
Suleiman Adamu, Minister Of Water Resources

Federal government inaugurates reconstructed Maska Earth Dam

The Federal Government has inaugurated the reconstructed Maska Earth Dam in Funtua Local Government Area of Katsina State.

Edo government suspends forest exploitation

The Edo State Government has suspended the exploitation of forest resources within and outside forest reserves in the state, as licences for tree logging in the state expired since June 30.

IPOB alleges plot to kill members in Kuje prison

The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, raised the alarm over alleged plot by prison officials to kill some of its members that have been in detention since 2015.

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At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

33 Boko Haram fighters, 37 aid workers killed

At least 33 Boko Haram militants were killed by Nigerian troops in a gunfight on Sunday, according to military sources on Tuesday.

Chidozie Awaziem: I will give my all to help Leganes

Nigeria defender Chidozie Awaziem has promised to give his all at Leganes following his season-long loan move to the LaLiga club from Portuguese giants, FC Porto.
Lukman Zakari

Nigeria U17 World Cup-winning star joins La Liga side

Nigeria U17 World Cup-winning defender Lukman Zakari joined La Liga side Real Betis from FS Metta of Latvia on a three-year deal.
Hajj Pilgrims

2,737 Nigerian pilgrims return home after 2019 hajj

The National Hajj Commission of Nigeria (NAHCON) has so far transported 2,737 people back to Nigeria out of some 45,450 Nigerians, who performed hajj in Saudi Arabia this year.
The Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, said it is not interested in either the gains or the losses associated with RUGA settlement being planned by the Federal Government, but only in achieving the sovereign state of Biafra.

IPOB: Why we will continue to attack Igbo leaders

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) in Germany has vowed to continue attacking and harassing prominent Igbo leaders to demonstrate their anger over age long betrayal of Ndigbo by some greedy leaders.