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2019: APC embarks on CVR grassroots sensitisation in Ebonyi

The All Progressives Congress (APC), has commenced grassroots sensitisation tour to mobilise the electorate in the 13 local government areas of Ebonyi, to register in the ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).

Plateau Assembly seeks empowerment programme for IDPs

The Plateau House of Assembly Committee on Labour and Security has urged the state’s Peace Building Agency to develop empowerment programmes for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in the state.

The world has gone in reverse – UN chief

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the world, in the past year, has gone in reverse as peace remains elusive.

NCC to extend unused data roll over to 14 days

Following complaints, the Nigerian Communications Commission (NCC) is to extend the grace period of unused data roll over to 14 days

President Buhari tasks ECOWAS leaders on human trafficking

President Muhammadu Buhari has called on the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Heads of State and Government to take urgent action to stop illegal migration from the West African sub region.

Federal govt can beat unemployment through YBO Initiative – SMEDAN chief

The Director-General of Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency of Nigeria, Dr. Umaru Radda, has said the best way to beat unemployment in Nigeria was to sustain the Young Business Owners (YBO) in Nigeria initiative.

Governor Ugwuanyi’s infrastructural development commendable – Group

Mr Rowland Ayogu, Chairman Enugu Ezike Welfare Association, South Africa, has commended Gov. Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State for the massive road projects he executed in different parts of the state.w

Governor Ajimobi’s wife commends group for advocating safety, security of women

Wife of Oyo State Governor, Mrs. Florence Ajimobi, has commended the initiatives of a non-government organization, the Live Abundantly Empowerment Initiatives, for its people-oriented programmes.

Federal govt set to finalise process for return of $321m looted money – Presidency

The Presidency on Monday says that federal government is concluding plans, latest by December, with the Switzerland Government for the repatriation of $321 million looted from Nigeria.

Lai Mohammed worries over fake news, disinformation in Nigeria

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has expressed concern over the dissemination of fake news and disinformation in the country.

900 traders benefit from Enugu govt empowerment grants

No fewer than 900 traders have benefitted from the Enugu State Government on-going empowerment grant to market traders, to boost their trade in the state in the last one year.

Aliko Dangote pledges $100m to fight malnutrition in Nigeria

The Aliko Dangote Foundation will invest US$100 Million over five years to tackle malnutrition in the North East and North West, the worst-affected parts of Nigeria.

PCNI to focus on humanitarian response, empowerment

The Presidential Committee on North-East Initiative says it will focus on humanitarian response, empowerment and economic development in 2018.

Avengers and the future of the Niger Delta

Thanks to the politics of grandstanding, people with opposing beliefs are fingered as enemies in the Niger Delta. This is surprising because there is no electioneering mood at this time. We are supposed to be enjoying the fruits of democracy.

Africa’s child population to grow by 170 million in 2030 – UN

Africa’s child population is projected to increase by 170 million by 2030, UNICEF said in a report released on Thursday.

2019: Niger Delta youths back Shakarau for presidency

A coalition of Niger Delta youth groups have called on former governor of Kano State, Ibrahim Shekarau, to come out and declare his intention to contest for the 2019 presidential election.

Masari pays Sallah homage to Buhari in Daura

Gov. Aminu Bello Masari of Katsina State has expressed gratitude to God and Nigerians for the sustained prayers for the unity of Nigeria and the wellbeing of President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
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Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
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Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.