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EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA expects 19 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 19 ships, laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Sept. 23 to Oct. 3.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

SEMA: Flood kills 16, destroys 3,042 houses in Bauchi

The Bauchi State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) said flood had killed 16 persons, destroyed 3,042 houses and several farmlands in the state.
The Minister of Niger Delta Affairs, Senator Godswill Akpabio, has taken proactive measures aimed at curtailing the devastating impacts of flooding in the region occasioned by yearly torrential rainfall.

Kano flood kills four, destroys 5,200 houses

The Kano State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA) has confirmed four persons killed and over 5,200 houses destroyed due to flooding in Rogo and Danbatta Local Government Areas of the state.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA expects 26 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos ports

The organisation added that 19 other ships were at the ports discharging container, buckwheat, automobile gasoline, petrol, corn, frozen fish, gypsum, general cargo and bulk clinker.

Nigerian farmers seek urgent government intervention in cassava farming to avert scarcity

Mrs Abimbola Fagoyinbo-Francis, the Secretary, All Farmers Association of Nigeria (AFAN), Lagos State chapter on Friday called on the Federal Government to urgently intervene in cassava farming in the country.

SON destroys N450 million substandard LPG cylinders, roofing sheets

Its Director, Inspectorate and Compliance Directorate, Obiora Manafa, said at the destruction of the products in Lagos, that the affected commodities were classified as life-endangering and unfit for consumption.

Nigeria receives 4,000 tonnes of food items from ECOWAS

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) has donated about 4,000 tonnes of food items to Nigeria as palliative for vulnerable households, in order to mitigate the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA expects 20 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 20 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from Aug. 20 to Aug. 31.

CACOVID shares N500 million food items in Kano

Coalition Against COVID-19 (CACOVID) has begun the distribution of food items, as palliatives to Kano residents to alleviate their hardship caused by the pandemic.
EDITORS NOTE: Graphic content / Singapore-flagged container ship Kota Singa is docked at the Apapa Port Complex in Lagos, Nigeria's economy hub, on April 8, 2019. - The Nigerian port is congested with hundreds of ships, idly queueing for days to offload containers with goods. Lagos port congestion is affecting port operations and creating a severe backlog at ports, causing carriers’ containers to be held in port for extra days, as well as creating several miles of truck traffic at roads that links to port gates. (Photo by PIUS UTOMI EKPEI / AFP)

NPA: 22 ships discharging petrol, other items at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 22 ships at the Lagos ports were discharging petroleum products and food stuff.
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Nigerian government distributes relief materials, fetes displaced persons in Katsina

The Federal Government, through the Ministry of Humanitarian Affairs, Disaster Management and Social Development and the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has distributed relief materials to Internally Displaced Persons in Katsina.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

NPA expects 18 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), says it is expecting 18 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods from July 30 to Aug. 8, at the Lagos port.

Nigerians dying quietly from toxic preservatives in foods – scientists

Food processors and sellers across Nigeria are using toxic chemicals to improve the look of many food items, including cassava flour, beans and fish, scientists have said.

Nigerian Breweries donates palliatives to journalists in Imo

The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.
Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Monday said that operations would continue at the ports in spite of the two-week lockdown of Lagos State to contain spread of COVID-19.

NPA: 18 ships arrive Lagos ports with petroleum products, other items

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) on Tuesday said that 18 ships had arrived at the Lagos ports and one of them was already discharging petroleum products and food stuff.

NGO distributes food items, stoves to vulnerable households in Kaduna

An NGO, Women Initiative for Sustainable Environment (WISE) has distributed 750 dollars (about N300,000) of food items to the poor and vulnerable households in Kaduna State.

Refugees commission plans distribution of food items, palliatives in 11 states

The National Commission for Refugees Migrants and Internally Displaced Persons (NCFRMI), says it plans to distribute food items, clothes, learning materials, agricultural facilities and palliatives in 11 states.
The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it has come up with solutions to reduce the waiting time of vessels berthing at Lagos terminals.

NPA expects 17 ships with petroleum products, others at Lagos port

The Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA) says it is expecting 16 ships laden with petroleum products, food items and other goods at the Lagos Port Complex from June 19 to July 5.

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The Commissioner for Physical Planning and Urban Development, Dr. Idris Salako gave the clarification in a statement made available to the press at the weekend.

Lagos halts illegal constructions in Ikoyi old secretariat premises

The Lagos State Government ordered the stoppage of construction of illegal buildings within the old Federal Secretariat premises in Ikoyi.
The Nobel Foundation, which manages the Nobel Prizes, on Tuesday cancelled its traditional December banquet because of the coronavirus pandemic saying the award ceremonies would be held in “new forms”.

Nobel laureates to receive more prize money in 2020

Winners of the 2020 Nobel awards will receive more money than they received in 2019, the foundation that manages the prizes said on Thursday, ahead of the upcoming award announcements.
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Thailand on Thursday began legal action against Facebook and Twitter for ignoring requests to take down content, in its first such move against major internet firms.
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Ghana announce October friendlies with Mali, Equatorial Guinea

Ghana will face Mali and Equatorial Guinea in friendly matches in Turkey in October.

23 people killed in Kogi fuel tanker crash

At least 23 people were killed after a petrol tanker overturned and caught fire on a busy road in Nigeria's central state of Kogi.