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FCT fire service decries non-payment for fire safety fee

Julius Opetunsin, Assistant Controller-General, Federal Capital Territory Fire Service, has decried the non-payment of Fire Safety Certificate by managers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas Plants and filling stations in Abuja to the service.

Ogun guber: I won’t be an appendage to anybody – AD candidate

Ogun State governorship candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Mr Oluseyi Olufade-Olowookere, has pledged that he would not be an appendage of any political godfather, if elected into office as next governor of the state.
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Olasubomi Balogun: Education, critical driver of economic development

The founder of the FCMB Group, Otunba Olasubomi Balogun, has described education as one of the critical drivers of development of any society.
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Seyi Olufade-Olowookere: APC may lose governorship election in Ogun

Alliance Democracy (AD) candidate Seyi Olufade-Olowookere discloses why ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) may not win 2019 governorship election in Ogun State

Central bank’s monetary policy inhibiting growth of SMEs

The Central Bank of Nigeria’s monetary policy of high-interest rates to commercial banks has been listed as part of the reasons Small and Medium Enterprises are not growing.

Yobe government budgets N91.6 billion for 2019

Governor Ibrahim Gaidam of Yobe State, yesterday, announced N91,647,597,000 as budget for 2019, which he presented before the state House of Assembly, tagging it Budget of Consolidation.
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Another House of Reps member dumps APC for SDP

The Social Democratic Party (SDP) has welcomed another defector, a serving House of Representative member from the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC) to the party.

Samsung agrees to pay cancer-stricken employees $85 million

After 11 years of controversy, Samsung has apologised for creating an unsafe work environment that resulted in a number of former employees contracting leukemia and other cancers.
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Ikeja Electric launches Academy to deepen safety culture

Ikeja Electric Plc (IE) says it has launched a professional Quality Health, Safety and Environment Academy (QHSE) tagged: “i-Empower” to deepen the culture of safety among its employees.

Federal government asks states to start enlightenment campaigns on Lassa fever

State governments have been urged to begin public enlightenment on Lassa fever ahead of the 2018/2019 season of the fever.

Report: Kogi, Osun, Nasarawa dirtiest states in Nigeria

A report conducted by Clean-Up Nigeria, an organisation championing the protection of the environment, has revealed that Kogi, Osun and Nasarawa States remained “the three dirtiest states in the country.”

NIMASA to enforce 0.5% Sulphur limit on bunker fuel

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside, has stated that the agency will enforce strict compliance to the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) regulation which puts a maximum of 0.5 per cent sulphur cap on all fuel used by vessels by the year 2020.
FILE - In this May 11, 2018, file photo, Britain’s Prince Charles, and his wife Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall, visit the ancient site of Knossos on the southern Greek island of Crete. The royal couple have arrived in Gambia for a three-day visit. President Adama Barrow and first lady Fatoumata Barrow greeted the royal couple on Wednesday, Oct. 31, along with Gambians who came out in throngs for their arrival. (Aris Messinis/Pool Photo via AP, File) (Associated Press)

Prince Charles to address herdsmen attacks during Nigeria visit

The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Mr Paul Arkwright, announced in Abuja on Sunday that Prince Charles would engage in peace-building activities, including addressing the persistent attacks of herdsmen on farming communities in Nigeria.

Abdulfatah Ahmed receives remains of General David Bamigboye

The final burial rites for the first governor of Kwara State, Brigadier-General David Bamigboye (rtd) began yesterday with the arrival, in Ilorin, the state capital, of the late military officer’s remains.

WHO: Air pollution claims 7 million lives annually

The World Health Organisation (WHO) says is working out strategies to better combat air pollution and its effect on health currently causing over seven million deaths globally annually.
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Muhammadu Buhari: We’re winning battle against insecurity, corruption

President Muhammadu Buhari has said his administration took up the battle against terrorism and corruption to create an enabling environment for businesses to thrive.

Senate asks federal government to solve problem of gully erosion in South East

Succour has come the way of victims of gully erosion ravaging some parts of South East States as the Senate yesterday asked the Federal Government to mandate the Federal Ministry of Power, Works and Housing, and Federal Road Maintenance Agency, FERMA, to as a matter of urgency, come to their rescue.

Niger to host second Northern Nigeria’s solid minerals forum

Niger Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Mines and Agriculture, says it will organise the Second Northern Nigeria Solid Minerals Fair and Workshop from December 6 to December 8, 2018.

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Kogi PDP youths urge Sartaki to swear in Isaac Alfa

A Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) youths’ organisation in Kogi State under the auspices of Kogi Defenders of Democracy has called on the Senate President Bukola Saraki to swear in now Air Marshall Isaac Alfa (rtd) as the Senator representing Kogi East at the National Assembly or the PDP would lose all elective positions in the forthcoming general election in the state.

PDP lawmakers condemn presidential system, want Nigeria to adopt parliamentary method

Seventy-one members of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the House of Representatives have condemned the presidential system of government, describing it as wasteful and inimical to the country’s growth.
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National Sports Festival: Kano battles Rivers in para-soccer final

The winner of the gold medal at stake in para-soccer would be decided between Kano State and Rivers State on Friday (today) at the ongoing National Sports Festival at the package B, Abuja National Stadium.
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Samuel Chukwueze fires Villarreal to UEFA Europa League Round of 32

Samuel Chukwueze scored his fourth goal for Villarreal to reach the Round of 32 of the UEFA Europa League for the seventh time with a 2-0 win over Spartak Moscow.

Kingsley Moghalu: Muhammadu Buhari’s track record depicts failure

Prof. Kingsley Moghalu, Presidential Candidate of the Young Progressive Party (YPP), has described the track record of President Muhammadu Buhari as a failure.