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UNEP petitioned over activities of HYREP, Shell in Ogoniland

Diaspora groups, the National Union of Ogoni Student International and Ogoni Lives Matter INTL have petitioned the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) on the activities of Hydrocarbon Pollution Restoration Project (HYPREP) and Shell Petroleum in Ogoniland, Rivers State.
4 President Muhammadu Buhari addressing the Leaders of the delegation, His Majesty Eze Dr. Isaac Ikonne, Enyi 1 of Aba and his delegation in an audience at the State House in Abuja. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. SEPT 14 2018

Muhammadu Buhari seeks leaders’ renewed efforts to consolidate on past achievements

President Muhammadu Buhari has asked for renewed efforts by all leaders of the three tiers of government to consolidate on past achievements in order to bestow on succeeding generations a country that delivers good quality life to all citizens.

Gully erosion kills 15, threatens households in Anambra community

The Federal Government has said 15 people of Umuozu community in Otolo a suburbs of Anambra State, lost their lives to gully erosion in the area.

Researcher: Snake rearing one of the most profitable ventures

The officer in charge of Snakebite Treatment and Research Centre, Kaltungo in Gombe state, Dr. Abubakar Ballah, has encouraged members of the public to embrace the trade of rearing snakes to enhance their economic status.
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Institute proffers solution to reduce tomato pest

The National Horticultural Research Institute, Ibadan, says the installation of a Tuta Trap Tray (TTT) is one of the most potent means of reducing the menace of Tuta Absoluta in tomato farms.

Federal government to increase broad band penetration in rural areas

Minister of Communication, Dr. Adebayo Shittu, has said the Ministry remained committed to increasing broad band penetration to 30 per cent to accelerate telephone penetration in rural areas and connect rural communities to economic opportunities through improved infrastructure including ICT.

FAO begins forest inventory in collaboration with federal govt in 36 states, FCT

The Food and Agriculture Organisation, FAO, has commenced process to upscale forest inventory in collaboration with the Federal Government in the 36 States and Federal Capital Territory, FCT, to assess Carbon dioxide, CO2 emissions from deforestation.

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The Institute for Peace and Conflict Resolution (IPCR) has pledged to collaborate with the Nigerian Army Resource Centre (NARC) to find practical solutions to insecurity confronting the country.

Nigerian Army probes stolen N400 million by five soldiers

Lieutenant Audu Arihu, spokesman for the 8 Division Nigerian Army in Sokoto, has confirmed the theft of N400 million, not billions, by some lower ranked soldiers in July.

Zimbabwe increases fuel prices second time in a week

Zimbabwe hiked fuel prices on Monday for the second time in a week but most pumps remained dry, with no end in sight to shortages that are helping drive inflation rapidly higher.

Ramon Calderon: Zinedine Zidane wanted to keep Cristiano Ronaldo, sell Gareth Bale

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane "wanted to keep Cristiano Ronaldo and sell Gareth Bale" during his first spell in charge, according to former club president Ramon Calderon.
All Progressives Congress (APC) National Publicity Secretary, Lanre Issa-Onilu

APC: Assembly members in Edo, Bauchi undemocratic

The All Progressives Congress (APC) says political actions of some members of houses of assembly in Bauchi State and Edo in the inauguration of the assemblies are undemocratic.
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Taiwo Agbaje wow fans at GOtv Boxing Night 19

Taiwo ‘Esepo’ Agbaje wowed fans and was voted the best boxer at GOtv Boxing Night 19 staged at Sports Hall, National Stadium, Surulere, Lagos on Sunday night.