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NCDC: Lassa fever kills 121 in three months

The National Centre for Disease Control has confirmed that two persons have died of Lassa fever in Bauchi and Taraba states.

NCDC: 15 new Lassa fever cases recorded in six states

Five new deaths have been recorded in three states in the ongoing Lassa fever outbreak ravaging the country since the beginning of the year.

NCDC: 53 new cases of Lassa fever recorded in last seven days

The confirmed cases from the Lassa fever outbreak in Nigeria has increased to 472 as 53 new cases were reported for week 10.

Lassa fever: Death toll rises to 69, as disease claims 10 more lives –...

The National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) has said that the death toll from Lassa fever has risen to 69 as the disease claimed 10 more people in Edo, Ondo, Ebonyi and Plateau states.

Governor Wike: Withdraw $500 million from excess crude account to clean up Ogoni land

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to withdraw $500 million from the Excess Crude Account (ECA) to facilitate the clean-up of the impacted Ogoni environment.
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike

Governor Wike accuses federal government of neglecting Niger Delta

Rivers State Governor, Nyesom Wike, has decried what he described as deliberate neglect of the Niger Delta despite the “untold environmental hardship” being faced by people in the area.
NDDC boss Nsima Ekere being presented the award by SEPAN leader, Dr. Magnus Onuoaha

NDDC to distribute solar-powered lamps to Niger Delta communities

The Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, is working to ensure the provision of solar power to communities of the Niger Delta region that are not covered by the national grid.

NCE urges federal government to give priority to environmental challenges

The National Council of Environment (NCE) has emphasised the need for government at all levels to give priority to the intricate and inexorable linkage between environment and security in the country.
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Muhammadu Buhari: Lake Chad problem affecting fishing, farming in Nigeria

President Muhammadu Buhari has said that his administration would continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner, in order to ensure that developed countries assist the affected region.
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Muhammadu Buhari: We will continue to keep Lake Chad issues on front burner until...

President Muhammadu Buhari, has stressed that his administration will continue to keep the issue of reviving the Lake Chad on the front burner and exert more commitment from the developed countries to do the needful.

Stakeholders unveil strategies to deepen Nigeria’s debt market

Critical steps required to deepen Nigeria’s debt market was the focus of discourse in Lagos as the Annual Bonds, Loans and Sukuk Nigeria Conference was held in the Nigerian commercial capital on November 6, 2018 at the Eko Convention Centre.

Federal government urges environment stakeholders to address herders-farmers conflict

The Federal Government on Monday urged stakeholders in the environment sector to support its efforts to tackle the incessant herders-farmers conflicts in the country.

Ibrahim Jibril: Federal government to spend N10 billion green bond on education programme

The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Federal Government will spend N10.6 billion green bond to execute its Energising Education Programme.

Federal government to spend N10 billion green bond on education programme

The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, says the Federal Government will spend N10.6 billion green bond to execute its Energising Education Programme.

Senate seeks urgent intervention to check erosion threats

The Senate on Wednesday called for urgent intervention by relevant federal agencies to check the menace of erosion in the South-East and coastal states of the federation.

Ibrahim Jibril: Federal government will continue to free Nigeria from ozone-depleting substances

The Minister of State for Environment, Alhaji Ibrahim Jibril, said on Monday that the Federal Government would continue to free the country from ozone-depleting substances.

House of Reps mandates NEMA to send relief materials to Rivers, Bayelsa, Abia

Members of the House of Representatives, yesterday, called the National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, to immediately send relief materials to victims of erosion menace and other natural disasters in Bayelsa, Abia, and Rivers states.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Yemi Osinbajo: Federal government commits N1.7 trillion to capital investment

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has disclosed that Nigeria requires about $1 trillion investment to modernize and revamp the energy infrastructure in the country.

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House of Reps moves to separate attorney-general from minister of justice

The House of Representatives is seeking to separate the office of the Attorney General of the Federation from that of the Minister of Justice, saying the separation will remove political interference in the operations of the Attorney General.
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Justice Kumai Aka’ahs retires from Supreme Court

The number of Justices at the Supreme Court’s Bench has been reduced by one with the retirement of Justice Kumai Bayang Aka’ahs.

Rivers governor dares opponents, donates N20 million at book launch

Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State in Abuja on Tuesday dared his political opponents to do their worst as he donated N20m at the launch of a book titled, ‘The Big Interviews’, authored by Eric Osagie, a former Managing Director of The SUN.
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Central bank expects 2.38% GDP growth by Q4

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) expects to achieve 2.38 per cent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth rate in the fourth quarter of this year.