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Abuja to host Cycling FCT in January

All is now set for Cycling FCT 2019 that will further create cycling infrastructure platforms, entrench cycling as a culture, a way of life that will change lifestyle and improve health in Nigeria, organisers say

Ibe Kachikwu: Three modular refineries to begin operations in 2019

The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Dr. Ibe Kachikwu, has said there are strong indications that three out of the 40 planned modular refineries would come on stream by end of 2019.

UNILAG signs MOU on 26th NUGA Games

The management of University of Lagos (Unilag) will on Friday sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for the 2019 Nigerian University Games Association (Nuga) Games.

Yemi Kale: NBS to measure level of poverty in Nigeria

The Statistician General of the Federation, Mr Yemi Kale, says the National Bureau of Statistics will commence the Nigeria Living Standard Survey from September 27.
Niger State, the former breadbasket of Nigeria, is commonly known as a resource-rich territory and mining area. [Martin Zinggl|Al Jazeera]

MIREMCO: Mining operators ignoring community agreements’ll be penalised

The Mineral Resources and Environmental Management Committee (MIREMCO) has said henceforth, mining operators operating in any community without a Community Development Agreement (CDA) would be penalised for such unlawful actions.
Senator Ita Solomon Enang, senior special assistant to the president on national assembly matters (senate),

PIGB: Nigerians should be glad President Buhari withheld assent – Senator Enang

Presidential aide, Sen. Ita Enang, has said that rather than expressing displeasure, Nigerians should be glad that President Muhammadu Buhari withheld assent to the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB).

Oshodi transport terminals ready by October – official

The three terminals under construction at the ongoing Oshodi Transport Interchange will be ready by October this year, the project Manager, Mr Abiodun Otunola, has said.

Maritime University gets NUC’s approval – Presidency

The Presidency on Wednesday said the Maritime University, Okerenkoko, Delta State, has finally been granted approval by the National Universities Commission.

N10.69bn Green Bond to be listed on NSE, FMDQ in January – DMO

Debt Management Office (DMO) on Friday said Federal Government’s maiden N10.69 billion Green Bond, when concluded, would be listed on the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE).

10 cases of sexual harassment recorded at UN climate talks

As many as 10 participants in the Bonn climate talks filed complaints of sexual harassment during the conference, according to a spokesman for the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change.

Senate summons minister Kayode Fayemi over neglect of lead poisoning victims

The Senate on Tuesday summoned the Minister of Solid Minerals Development, Kayode Fayemi, to appear before it over the neglect of communities and victims affected by lead poisoning in Zamfara State.

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Mozambique government finds 30,000 ghost workers costing $250 million

Mozambique’s government said on Monday that it had identified 30,000 “ghost employees” in its civil service who cost $250 million between 2015 and 2017.

Christmas: Enugu announces free ride for indigenes

Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi of Enugu State has announced free transportation for indigenes of the state living in other parts of the country, who intend to return home to celebrate the festive season with their loved ones.

Presidency: PDP spreading fake news

Apparently irked by allegations from the opposition that President Muhammadu Buhari ordered the raid of the home of Aliyu and Mustapha, sons of the People Democratic Party (PDP) presidential candidate, former Vice President Atiku Abubakar, the Presidency has advised Nigerians to ignore such claims.
Lai Mohammed, minister of information, says Senate President Bukola Saraki slowed down the progress of the All Progressives Congress (APC)

Lai Mohammed: Olusegun Obasanjo’s candidate will be defeated roundly in 2019

The federal government says though it is the constitutional right of the former President Olusegun Obasanjo to support a candidate for an election, his endorsement, however, does not guarantee victory.
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Oby Ezekwesili urges Muhammadu Buhari to sign the electoral bill

The presidential candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria, Mrs. Obiageli Ezekwesili, has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to sign the Electoral Act Amendment Bill 2018.