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NiMet predicts above normal rainfall from June

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted normal to above normal rainfall from June to August across the nation.
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NEMA: 10 LGAs prone to flood in Cross River

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has identified 10 local government areas in Cross River State that fall under the probable flood risk areas in view of the Annual Flood Outlook for 2021.
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Cross River: NEMA distributes relief materials to 1,112 households devastated by windstorm

The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) weekend, distributed relief materials to 1,112 households devastated by windstorm that swept through four communities in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State.
Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has directed applicants for the 8,000 automatic jobs to enlist through their respective village heads.

Cross River governor introduces housing scheme for civil servants

Gov. Ben Ayade of Cross River has introduced a sustainable and affordable Housing Scheme for Civil Servants in the State.
National Emergency Management Agency NEMA

Windstorm: NEMA provides relief materials for 1,112 Cross River homes

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, has said it distributed relief materials to 1,112 households devastated by a windstorm that swept through four communities in Ikom Local Government Area of Cross River State.
The kidnapped wife of a traditional ruler in Oyo State, Funbi Ojo, has regained freedom from her abductors.

Customs official kidnapped in Cross River

A serving Superintendent of Customs, Mba Ukweni Edu has been kidnapped at a river in Cross River State.
Minister of State Power, Mr Goddy Jedy-Agba, who disclosed this in Abuja

Minister: Nigerian government to intensify diversification of energy sector

The Minister of State for Power, Mr Goddy Agba, says the ministry will continue to support the Federal Government’s policies on diversification of the energy sector.
The State Commissioner for International Development Cooperation, Inyang Asibong, made this known when the EU team visited her on Tuesday in Calabar.

Cross River to partner EU conservation society on forests management

The Cross River State Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the European Union Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS EU) on forests management and conservation.

CSO demands total ban on smoking in Nollywood scenes

As more youths take to smoking cigarettes, a Civil Society Organisation, CSO, Corporate Accountability and Public Participation Africa, CAPPA, Thursday, demanded total ban on smoking in Nollywood movies as they, directly and indirectly, advertise products of tobacco companies.

Nigerian Army hands over ‘kidnapper’ to police in Calabar

Nigerian Army troops attached to the Cross River security outfit “Operation Akpakwu” handed over a suspected kidnapper to the Cross River Police Command in Calabar.
Emmah Gospel Isong

Bishop Emmah Isong re-elected PFN national scribe

The Cross River State Anti-Tax Agency, Bishop Dr. Gospel Emmah Isong has been reelected as National publicity Secretary of Pentecostal Fellowship of Nigeria PFN to manage the image of the organization.
Governor Willie Obiano

Anambra governor inaugurates new motor park to tackle gridlocks, improve internal revenue

Anambra State Governor, Willie Obiano, on Friday, inaugurates a new motor park, at the popular Prof. Kenneth Dike quarters, located near Eke-Awka market, Awka, the state capital, to tackle challenges of traffic gridlocks on some roads including Zik avenue and to improved the Internal Generated revenue for the state.
The Nigerian Army has handed over kidnap suspects as well as sea pirates and four others arrested by Sector 4 Land Component of Operation Delta Safe, OPDS, to the Nigeria Police.

Nigerian Army hands over notorious kidnap kingpin, seven others to police

The Nigerian Army has handed over kidnap suspects as well as sea pirates and four others arrested by Sector 4 Land Component of Operation Delta Safe, OPDS, to the Nigeria Police.
Babatunde Fashola- Minister Works, Power and Housing

Minister: Nigerian government needs N6.26 trillion to fix 711 roads in 2021

The Minister of Works, Babatunde Fashola, on Thursday said to complete 711 highway projects in 2021, his ministry will require over N6.26 trillion.

NiMet predicts hazy, sunny weather activities Monday to Wednesday

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted hazy, sunny weather activities from Monday to Wednesday across the country.
The Nigeria Police Force says its investigation shows that Boko Haram, Ansaru and other terror groups are getting support from some Nigerians.

Police arrest ‘serial rapist,’ others in Cross River

Police in Cross River State have arrested an alleged serial rapist, Aniefiok Etukudo, for defiling one Esther (other names withheld), along Federal Housing Estate, Calabr Municipal local government area of the State.
Mr Victor Effiom, Managing Director, Cross River Water Board Limited, said on Thursday that the management had approved the termination of the appointments of six members of staff as a result of dereliction of duty.

Cross River water board spends N150m monthly on diesel

The management of Cross River State Water Board has raised an alarm over the huge cost of it operations with an alternative source of electricity to ensure public water supply.
The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.

Germany donates physical rehabilitation centre to Nigerian Army hospital

The German Government has donated a physical rehabilitation center to the 44 Army Reference Hospital, Kaduna.
A general view of the main gate of an isolation centre in Gbagada General Hospital in Lagos . PIUS UTOMI EKPEI - AFP

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, facilities

Nigerian doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

Nigerian health workers begin strike September 13

Health Workers on Monday gave the Federal Government ultimatum to address all their demands before September 13 or they will proceed on strike.
Zimbabwean doctors have filed a lawsuit aimed at compelling the government to beef up coronavirus protection for public hospitals and healthcare workers.

Nigerian doctors begin strike over pay, inadequate facilities

Nigerian resident doctors in state-run hospitals began an indefinite strike on Monday to demand a pay rise, better welfare and adequate facilities, union leaders said.

NiMet predicts cloudiness, thunderstorms Sunday to Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted cloudy skies over the Northern region on Sunday, with chances of isolated thunderstorms over parts of Sokoto, Kebbi, Zamfara, Kano, Katsina and Kaduna in the morning hours.

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Arrangements are in place to ensure that no fewer than 6,569 persons in Kano State benefit from the federal government’s N656 million grant, Minister of State for Industry, Trade and Investment, Mariam Katagum, says.

Minister: Nigeria coconut market worth over $6 billion

The Minister of State Industry Trade & Investment, Marian Katagum, has advised coconut farmers to harness the global potential market for coconut in the country, which she said is in excess of $6 billion.
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Namibia MPs dub genocide deal with Germany ‘apartheid’

Namibia's government came under fire from lawmakers on Tuesday for its 1.1-billion-euro settlement with Germany, under which Berlin officially acknowledged an early 20th century genocide by colonial troops.

IPOB alerts of security agents ‘plan’ against youth in South-East

The Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB) said it had uncovered an alleged plots by security agencies to attack different states in the Southeast.
The Senate has described as “erroneous” report that it approved fresh loan of N850 billion at the plenary on Tuesday.

Bill to repeal copyright act passes second reading at Senate

The Senate Tuesday passed for second reading a Bill which seeks to strengthen the copyrights administration in Nigeria and to provide penalties to serve as deterrent.

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Members of the Synagogue, Church of All Nations (SCOAN) are mourning the death of TB Joshua.

Members, residents mourn TB Joshua’s demise

A crowd of mourners has milled around the Lagos, Ikotun international headquarters of Synagogue Church of Nations (SCOAN) following the demise of its founder, Prophet TB Joshua.
22. President Muhammadu Buhari has lauded the cordial relationship existing between the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) and the National Assembly.

NDDC: Youth group warns of resumption of hostilities in Niger Delta

The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has urged the Federal Government to inaugurate the Governing Board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) to prevent resumption of hostilities in the region of the country.
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William Troost-Ekong leaves Super Eagles camp

Super Eagles stand-in captain William Troost-Ekong has quit the team’s training camp in Vienna, Austria, so as to have further checks on the injury that has ruled him out of tomorrow’s rematch against Cameroon.
The Speaker, Plateau House of Assembly, Abok Ayuba, has joined other Nigerians to celebrate the Minister of Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen, on her 62nd birthday.

Minister demands justice for slain UniIlorin student

Minister of Women Affairs, Pauline Tallen, has demanded justice for the rape and murder of an undergraduate student of the University of Ilorin.
The video of Kevin De Bruyne’s supposed assist against Arsenal has gone viral after the Manchester City superstar equaled Thierry Henry’s Premier League record.

Kevin De Bruyne named PFA Player of the Year

The Manchester City midfielder was handed the award at an online ceremony on Sunday evening after being voted for by members of the Professional Footballers Association.