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Federal government, oil suppliers partner to sanitise sector

The Federal Government is seeking collaboration with oil suppliers to end unwholesome practices and sanitise the oil and gas sector of the Nigerian economy.
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.
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There has been a steady improvement in the security situation in the North East. We remain committed to ending the crisis and make the North East safe for all.

WHO: Cigarette butts have become world’s most discarded waste

The World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control says cigarette butts have become the most discarded waste item worldwide, with some 4.5 trillion thrown away each year, representing 1.69 billion pounds of toxic trash annually.
Professor Charles Quaker Dokubo is currently Special Adviser to The President on Niger Delta:Coordinator of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP)

Amnesty office partners NOSDRA on disaster reduction in Niger Delta

Special Adviser to the President on Niger Delta and Coordinator, Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP), Prof. Charles Dokubo, has said PAP will collaborate with the National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) on disaster reduction programmes in the Niger Delta.

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.

Edwin Clark bemoans federal government’s non implementation of PANDEF’s 16-point agenda

Former Federal Commissioner for Information and South South Leader, Chief Edwin Clark, has bemoaned the refusal of the Federal government to implement the 16-point agenda presented to President Muhammadu Buhari by the Pan- Niger Delta Forum, PANDEF in 2016.

Yobe government to adopt whistle blowing policy to curb tree poaching

The Yobe State Government says it will adopt whistle-blowing policy to curb the activities of tree poachers and save the state from increasing desert encroachment and environmental degradation.

Commonwealth Day: Federal govt restates commitment to early education

The Federal Government has expressed its commitment to develop and strengthen human capital resources by institutionalising early childhood care and prompting girl-child education.

NDLEA arrests 67 persons for alleged drug trafficking in Edo

The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Edo says it has arrested 67 persons for allegedly trafficking in various drugs in the state.

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Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) is congratulated by teammates midfielder Ross Barkley, forward Álvaro Morata and defender Davide Zappacosta (R) after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. – Chelsea’s Brazilian midfielder Willian (L) is congratulated by teammates midfielder Ross Barkley, forward Álvaro Morata and defender Davide Zappacosta (R) after scoring during the UEFA Europa League Group L football match between MOL Vidi FC and Chelsea on December 13, 2018 in Budapest. (Photo by ATTILA KISBENEDEK / AFP)

Chelsea draw Malmo in Europa League last 32

Former champions Chelsea will face Malmo in the last 32 of the Europa League while Arsenal will lock horns again with BATE Borisov.

Federal government faults FAAN, NTDC, others over non-remittance of operating surplus

The Fiscal Responsibility Commission (FRC) has faulted several government agencies’ reluctance to remit their operating surplus into the Consolidated Revenue Fund (CRF).

INEC: 461,988 still unclaimed in Adamawa

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) says 461,988 Permanent Voters’ Cards (PVCs) are still unclaimed in Adamawa State few months to the 2019 general poll.
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Bishop: Pastors who prophesy about election do so for personal gain

Anglican Bishop of Asaba Diocese, Bishop Justus Mogekwu, has cautioned Nigerian clergymen over utterances capable of destroying the nation’s unity.

NPCC: Effective single window system’ll boost trade facilitation

Chairman of the Nigerian Port Consultative Council, Otunba Kunle Folarin, has called for an effective single window system at the Nigerian Ports to enable trade facilitation and global competitiveness.