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Ijaw youths urge President Buhari to prevail on IOCs to develop Niger Delta

President Muhammadu Buhari has been called upon to prevail on international oil and gas companies in the Niger Delta to commit funds for the accelerated human and physical development of the region.

200 Farmers get N43bn from central bank’s anchor borrowers loans

Over 200,000 small holding farmers in 29 states of the country, cultivating eight different commodities have gotten N43 billion so far disbursed by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) under its Anchor Borrowers’ Programme (ABP) which was launched in November 2015, Governor of CBN, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has disclosed.

Ijaw youths urge fed govt to replicate $100m IDPs fund in Niger Delta

The Ijaw Youth Council (IYC) Worldwide, yesterday called on the Federal Government to replicate its plan to compel operators in the oil and gas companies to send funds to Internally Displaced Persons in the North East and the Niger Delta region.

Boko Haram: Nigerian military has done well in securing North-east – CAS Abubakar

The Chief of Air Staff, Sadique Abubakar, on Friday said the military had successfully stabilised and secured the North-east from Boko Haram insurgents.

Four Boko Haram fighters killed as troops foil attacks on IDP camp

Troops of the Nigerian army have in different operations in parts of Borno state killed four Boko Haram fighters plotting to carry out suicide bombing attacks on camps for internally displaced persons, IDPs, officials have said.

US envoy urges Buhari to treat Nigerians equally to ensure unity

The United States Ambassador to Nigeria, Mr Stuart Symington, has urged the President Muhammadu Buhari led administration to treat Nigerians as equals irrespective of their ethnic back ground so as to ensure peace and unity of the nation.

NEMA gives 10,000 IDPs relief materials in Taraba

About 10,433 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), in Taraba State, have benefited from food items delivered to them by officials of the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA).

Bama group petitions UN over detention of IDPs

An NGO, Bama Initiative for Human Development, has petitioned the United Nations High Commission for Refugees over the detention of its members in Maiduguri, Borno State.

Court remands ex-PDP chairman, others for allegedly diverting IDPs food

A Federal High Court in Yola has ordered the remand of former Adamawa PDP Chairman, Abdurrahman Bobboi, in prison for allegedly diverting food meant for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs).

Unpaid salaries: Kogi workers beg Buhari for food, drugs

Workers in Kogi have appealed to President Muhammadu Buhari to rescue them from their current hardship resulting from non-payment of their salaries, by sending them food, drugs and other materials.

Borno NUT demands immediate release of detained IDPs

The Borno state chapter of the Nigerian Union of Teachers (NUT) has called for the immediate release of the internally displaced persons (IDPs) arrested in the state.

Rehabilitation: Fadama lll AF ll supports 520 households in Yobe

The Yobe State Fadama III Additional Financing (AF) ll project has distributed food assistance, Irrigation support, livestock and animal feeds to 520 households in the state.

Police arrest protesting IDPs in Maiduguri

The Borno State Police Command have arested many IDPs in connection with the yesterday botched protest to return back to their ancestral home after more than three years of exile from Boko Haram crisis.

Fed govt to begin trial of Boko Haram suspects

The Federal Government is set to begin the arraignment of suspected Boko Haram members in various detention facilities across the country.

We have spent N50m taking care of Benue flood victims – Ortom

Benue State Governor Samuel Ortom has cdisclosed that the state government has spent not less than N50m to take care of the Internally Displaced Persons, IDPs, in the state.

Buhari means well for South-East – Ikisikpo

Former Senator representing Bayelsa East Senatorial District in the National Assembly, Mr. Clever Ikisipo, has said that President Muhammadu Buhari was passionate about developing the South-East and the South-South.

IDPs in Maiduguri demands return to Bama

The Bama Initiative for Human Development, an NGO, on Sunday in Maiduguri staged a peaceful demonstration demanding the return of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) to their respective communities in Bama.

Health situation in northern Nigeria very challenging – Bill Gates

Bill Gates, world’s richest man, says the health situation in northern Nigeria is “very challenging”.

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Osagie Emmanuel Ehanire (born 4 November 1946) is a Nigerian medical doctor and politician. He was appointed as the Minister of State for Health in the President Muhammadu Buhari administration in November 2015.

Nigerian government inaugurates infectious disease centre in Abuja

The Federal Government on Friday inaugurated the first Infectious Disease Centre (IDC), in the Federal Capital Territory, and handed it over to the University of Abuja Teaching Hospital (UATH).
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Ian Wright accuses Manchester United of ‘dithering’ over transfers

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Chelsea will have to wait until at least the summer to try and secure the signings of top attacking targets Jadon Sancho and Timo Werner.

Manchester United optimistic about signing Jadon Sancho

The Premier League side are yet to find an agreement with the German club for the England international but latest reports claim that the Red Devils believe a deal can be done before the transfer window closes next month.
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Diamond League: Ese Brume finishes second In Doha

The reigning African women Long Jump champion, Ese Brume, recorded an impressive outing at the Doha Diamond League on Friday.
Bayelsa State Deputy Governor, Senator Lawrence Ewhrudjakpo, has dismissed reports making the rounds that the immediate past administration spent about N100bn for the construction of the state Airport.

Appeal Court reserves judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s certificate forgery suit

The Court of Appeal on Friday reserved judgment in Bayelsa deputy governor’s alleged certificate forgery suit.