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NIMASA cadets protest delay in sea time training

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.

Federal government to issue second Green Bond to finance 2018 budget

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 Osinbajo: 7,200 children treated for lead poisoning

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.

Ogoniland cleanup: Federal government set to move in by August

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.

Ogoni cleanup: Federal government, oil coys, Ogoni leaders sign trust fund agreement

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.”

Air pollution: Federal govt intensifies effort to reduce anthropogenic activities

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.

Federal govt may seek additional World Bank funding on NEWMAP projects – minister

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.

Fed govt identifies deficiencies in EIA Act implementation

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.

Smugglers of imported snakes disappear from custody

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.

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Nigerian Air Force confirms killing of ex-CDS Alex Badeh

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the killing of a former Chief of Defence Staff, Air Chief Marshal Alex Badeh.

Ex-CDS Alex Badeh assassinated by unknown gunmen

A former Chief of Defence Staff, Alex Badeh, has been assassinated by unknown gunmen

Ex-Donald Trump adviser Michael Flynn to be sentenced for lying to FBI

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.
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Strike: Presidency, lawmakers insist Muhammadu Buhari will present 2019 budget on Wednesday

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.
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Oby Ezekwesili: Good governance possible in 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.