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Osun communities commend EU, UNICEF for provision of potable water

Some residents of Oke-Ila and Ora, Ifedayo Local Government Area, Osun, have commended the European Union (EU) and the United Nations Children Fund (UNICEF) for providing potable water in the communities.

Cervical cancer: Ministry to acquire mobile treatment machines

In an effort to eliminate cervical cancer in Nigeria, the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has said his ministry would procure mobile solution treatment machines and distribute to the 774 Local Government Councils in Nigeria.

Oyo to field 100 athletes for National Youth Games

Oyo State is to field 100 athletes to represent the state in 25 sports at the National Youth Games, billed for the University of Ilorin in Kwara from Sept. 7 to Sept. 17.

Over 300 houses earmarked for demolition in Makurdi

Over 300 houses have been earmarked for demolition in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, for reportedly contravening the urban development law.

Benue government approves construction of four dumpsites

The Benue Government has approved the construction of four additional refuse dumpsites across the state in order to ease evacuation of wastes being generated daily.

Kaduna warns residents of imminent flooding

Kaduna State Government has urged communities along riversides to maintain vigilance over imminent flood on Tuesday night and the next couple of days as rainstorms are highly probable.

NLNG revenue generation grows to $90 billion

The managing director and chief executive officer of Nigeria LNG Limited (NLNG), Tony Attah, over the weekend said the company has generated over N90 billion in revenue to federal government.

NLNG: Nigeria committed to commencement of Train-7 – minister

The Minister of Finance, Kemi Adeosun, says the federal government is committed to supporting the commencement of the Train-7 initiative of the Nigerian Liquefied Natural Gas (NLNG) plant.

PTDF to intervene in refinery revamp

The Petroleum Technology Development Fund (PTDF) says it will support efforts to address some of the major challenges hindering the operations of Nigeria’s refineries.

Driver who fled to Ghana after knocking over LASTMA official arrested

The General Manager of King Solomon Chariots Transportation, Johnson Ogbonnaya, has voluntarily handed over to law enforcement officials a driver of the company, Abuchi Okpara, who absconded to Ghana after allegedly knocking down an official of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority (LASTMA), the agency said in a statement Tuesday.

NAHCO records N4.6 billion half year turnover

Ajakaye said that this was against the N3.71 billion recorded in the same period under review in 2017, adding that it showed an improved financial performance.

Eko DisCo compensates staff beaten in line of duty

The Eko Electricity Distribution Company says it has handed N1.7 million to its staff, Abayomi Ololade, who sustained injury after a violent attack on him by consumers in Ajele area of Lagos Island.

World Bank, Enugu government earmark N40 million for developmental projects

The World Bank, in conjunction with Enugu State Government, earmarked N40 million for developmental projects in four rural communities in the state, Dr Maximus Asogwa, the General Manager, State Agency for Community and Social Development Project (CSDP) said.
One of the bonded terminals sealed in Lagos

Lagos government shuts five bonded terminals, others in Ajegunle

The Lagos State Building Control Agency, LASBCA, at the weekend shutdown five illegal Bonded Terminals and five other buildings in Ajegunle area of the state.
Minister of State for Aviation, Hadi Sirika unveiling the Nigeria Air in the UK

Nigeria Air: Aviation experts commend unveiling

More reactions have continued to trail Wednesday’s unveiling of the logo of a new national carrier, the Nigeria Air, by the Federal Government.
Patrick Akinwuntan

Ecobank Nigeria appoints Patrick Akinwuntan managing director-designate

The Board of Directors of Ecobank Nigeria Limited on Thursday announced the appointment of Patrick Akinwuntan as the Managing Director designate of the bank.
Shiroro Hydroelectric Power Station

Shiroro hydroelectric power station alerts on impending flood

The North South Power Station (NSP) in Niger, has warned host communities of an impending risk of flood in communities living in the upstream and downstream of the hydro-electric power station plant.

Official: Yobe government committed to providing potable water

Ahmed Usman, the General Manager, Yobe State Water Corporation, has restated the commitment of the state government to give the citizens potable water.

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Medical council validates four coronavirus test kits – registrar

The Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN) says it has validated four Rapid Test Kits to determine their suitability for testing SAR-COV-2 infection popularly known as COVID-19 in the country.
Legendary reggae artiste, Majekodunmi Fasheke, aka Majek Fashek is dead. The artiste died in a New York hospital after a protracted illness on Monday about 5-45pm. He was aged 71.

Nigerian celebrities mourn deceased Majek Fashek

Nigerian celebrities have taken to their social media platforms to mourn the death of Music Legend, Majekodunmi Fasheke, a.k.a Majek Fashek.
Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.

Rwanda set to announce new coronavirus restrictions

Rwanda says it will announce new restrictions on containing the coronavirus Tuesday, a stark reversal of the country's plan days ago to ease restrictions, including motor vehicle travel throughout the country.
Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari3

Nigeria declares telecoms facilities critical national Infrastructure

In response to the yearnings of industry stakeholders to declare telecom facilities Critical National Infrastructure, President Muhammadu Buhari, has finally approved and also directed that necessary physical protective measures be put in place to safeguard telecommunications infrastructure deployed across the country.
President Muhammadu Buhari has again, addressed Nigerians on the efforts of its government to contain the coronavirus pandemic (covid-19) that is ravaging the country 4

ASCAB: President Buhari’s speech underestimate Sani Abacha’s $5 billion loot

Alliance for Surviv­ing COVID-19 and Beyond, (ASCAB), a group led by prominent Nigerian human rights lawyer, Femi Falana has said that President Mu­hammadu Buhari’s claim that late dictator, Sani Abacha, stole $1 billion con­tradicts the figures earlier released by his own officials.