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Some cadets of the Nigerian Seafarers Development Programme (NSDP) who were sponsored by the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA) are protesting a three-year delay in sending them to a mandatory sea time training that will make them certified sailors.
The Debt Management Office (DMO) on Friday said the Federal Government would issue another Green Bond to finance capital projects in the 2018 budget before end of the year.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo has said following the outbreak of lead poisoning which occurred in Zamfara State in 2010, with about 500 casualties, mainly children and another episode in Niger State, in April 2015, with 30 fatalities, about 7,200 children have so far been treated for remediation of lead poisoning.
The Federal Government has revealed plans to wrap up measures for the cleanup of the devastated and degraded areas of Ogoniland due to the activities of oil companies.
Osinbajo said that signing of the escrow agreement “is one that shows clearly that not only are we committed to ensuring that cleanup is done but also that we are committed to ensuring that it’s done transparently.”
The Federal Government has disclosed deepened effort to reduce anthropogenic activities that contributes in no small measures to alarming deterioration in air quality, particularly in urban cities.
The Federal Government could seek additional funding from the World Bank to implement new projects under its Nigeria Erosion and Watershed Management Project (NEWMAP) in 12 states.
The Federal Government, on Monday, said that in the course of implementation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Act, a number of gaps, omissions and inadequacies were identified.
The two suspects that were arrested in connection with the smuggling of consignments containing 140 different species of snakes and 660 other animals imported into Nigeria from Cameroon have disappeared from the custody of the Nigerian Agricultural Quarantine Services in Cross River State.
The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the killing of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.
A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen
He is to be sentenced for lying to Federal Bureau of Investigation in a case stemming from the investigation into possible collusion between President Donald Trump’s campaign team and Russia in 2016 election-run-up.
The Presidency and federal lawmakers have insisted that the presentation of the 2019 budget presentation by President Muhammadu Buhari as scheduled will still hold on Wednesday despite the ongoing strike of the Parliamentary Staff Association of Nigeria.
Prof. Obiageli Ezekwesili, the Presidential Candidate on the platform of Allied Congress Party of Nigeria (ACPN), on Tuesday said that good governance was possible in Nigeria if youths would be the agents of change.
President General Ohanaeze Ndigbo, Dr Nnia Nwodo, has cautioned Nigerians against any form of discrimination against Igbo, recalling that Nigeria belongs to all ethnic nationalities living in it.
Dr Kasim Umaru, the Chairman, Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU), University of Abuja chapter, says the union has no regret for disrupting Anti-Corruption event in the institution.
Some financial experts on Monday expressed decried the low level of awareness on green bonds investment in Nigeria.
The Jigawa Chapter of the Jama’atu Izaltil Bid’ah Wa’ Ikamatis Sunnah says it has trained and empowered 81 unemployed graduates in Jigawa.
Gor Mahia’s boss Hassan Oktay is optimistic his side will get a good result against Nigeria champions Lobi Stars as both sides meet in the leg of the CAF Champions league second preliminary round on Sunday.