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The National Orientation Agency (NOA), has commenced active community engagements against open defecations in rural communities in Sokoto State.
The Managing Director of Cross River Basin Development Authority has been suspended from office by the board of the agency.
Governors of North East are advocating the use of heavy artillery for the Nigeria Police to bridge the manpower deficit in the armed forces. This was contained in an 11-point communique issued by the North-East Governors’ Forum at the end of its second meeting held in Maiduguri, Borno State.
The North-East Governors’ Forum (NEGF) has called on the Federal Government to deploy more state of the art military hard ware to the armed forces fighting the Boko Haram in the region.
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has given President Muhammadu Buhari 14 days to “direct the Attorney General of the Federation and Minister of Justice Mr Abubakar Malami, SAN, and appropriate anti-corruption agencies to urgently investigate allegations that over N300bn of public funds are missing, mismanaged, diverted or stolen, as documented in the 2017 audited report by the Auditor General of the Federation (AGF).”
The Independent Corrupt Practices and Other Related Offences Commission, ICPC, has declared one Gloria Obioma Elih, a former staff wanted for allegedly demanding and receiving gratification from officials of the Federal Ministry of Water Resources who were being investigated.
The Federal Ministry of Water Resources has declared seven local government areas in Katsina and Benue states Open-Defecation-Free (ODF), having met the requirement slated in the ODF protocol for hygiene promotion.
Minister of State for Budget and National Planning, Prince Clem Ikanade Agba, has said that the Federal Government expects the injection of about N2 trillion stimulus into the economy in response to the COVID-19 pandemic and the fall in oil prices.
Mr Timeyin Uwejamomere, the National Coordinator, National Action Plan on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), made this known at the ongoing National WASH Action Plan Research and Capacity Building Workshop in Abuja.
House of Representatives has urged the Federal Ministry of Water Resources to undertake holistic water infrastructure audit as it laments on the conflicting efforts by ministries, departments and agencies of both federal and state governments.
Moves to check indiscriminate defecation in public places and its associated health challenges may have seen President Muhammadu Buhari signing Executive Order 009 to outlaw the practice.
President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday signed Executive Order 009 entitled: The Open Defecation-Free Nigeria by 2025 and Other Related Matters Order, 2019.
The Federal Government has urged states across the country to scale up investments in the provision of water supply and sanitation.
To end Open defecation, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said that it would be supporting a two-day forum on sanitation organised by the Federal Ministry of Water Resources in collaboration with OPS-WASH, other development partners and the private sector beginning in Abuja on Monday.
Federal Government has rated Jigawa State as number one in the provision of basic water supply to the citizens in the North West region of the country.
Following the escalation of the #EndSARS protests in Enugu, the Governor, Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi, has imposed 24-hour curfew in Enugu metropolis, made up of three local government councils.
Some hoodlums on Wednesday stormed the Lagos Command of the Federal Road Safety Corps (FRSC) in Ojodu where they vandalised and set ablaze several patrol vehicles.
Pep Guardiola hopes he can convince Eric Garcia to stay at Manchester City after handing the Spain international a start in Wednesday’s Champions League victory over Porto.
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Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has called on the protesting youths in the state to sheathe their swords and allow the government time to redress their grievances.
A paramedic intern with Lagos State Emergency Management Agency LASEMA, Morinola, Marian Omobukola, was Tuesday, hit by stray bullets while discharging her official duties in Oshodi.
The governor’s announcement, unprecedented outside pandemic declaration, came a day after the his counterpart in Edo State Godwin Obaseki asked all residents to stay indoors following two jailbreaks in Benin.
More than 900 prisoners have escaped from a jail in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's Beni city after suspected Islamist rebels attacked the facility, officials have said.
Manchester United boss Ole gunner Solskjaer says Odion Ighalo is still very much part of his plan and remains an important member of the squad.
Lionel Messi became the first player to score in 16 straight Champions League seasons with his goal against Ferencvaros on Tuesday.