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The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Nigeria has potential to be Africa’s agricultural power

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria has all it takes to be “a power house in food and agriculture” on the African continent.
Babagana Umara Zulum

Borno governor suspends 42 teachers for absconding from duty

Governor Babagana Zulum of Borno State on Wednesday recommended the suspension of 42 primary school teachers for allegedly “absconding” from their duty posts for two years in Gamboru Ngala local government area in the state.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed a veteran journalist, Tunde Alao as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media.

Governor Sanwo-Olu appoints Tunde Alao as SSA Media

Lagos State Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu has appointed a veteran journalist, Tunde Alao, as Senior Special Assistant (SSA) on Media.
Oando Foundation (OF) on Tuesday commissioned various infrastructure and sanitation projects in its adopted school – Bungha Gida Primary School, Mangu Local Government Area, Plateau State, as well as other completed school improvement projects across its five (5) other adopted schools within the state.

Oando Foundation commissions classroom blocks and sanitation facilities in Plateau

OF supports the Nigerian Government in achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4 (Basic Education) through its Adopt-A-School Initiative (AASI), aimed at holistic improvement of public primary schools. The condition, location and nature of school infrastructure has direct impact on access, quality of education, and also influences learning outcomes.

14 people die in road accident

Not fewer than 14 people, among them five children, were killed on Monday when a van rammed into a lorry in south-western Pakistan, an official said.
Gboyega Oyetola

Summit: Osun to align growth agenda with private sector needs

Osun State Government will use its economic and investment summit to align its growth agenda with the private sector needs, its Summit Planning Co-Chairman, Prof. Olalekan Yinusa, has said.
A pedestrian walks past a Huawei product stand at an EE telecommunications shop in central London on April 29, 2019. – British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has urged caution over the role of China’s Huawei in the UK, saying the government should think carefully before opening its doors to the technology giant to develop next-generation 5G mobile networks. His comments come after Prime Minister Theresa May conditionally allowed China’s Huawei to build the UK 5G network, information that was leaked to a newspaper from top secret discussions between senior ministers and security officials, a leak that has caused a scandal that has rocked Britain’s splintered government. (Photo by Tolga Akmen / various sources / AFP)

Africa further embraces China’s Huawei as it battles Donald Trump onslaught

The African Union (AU) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Huawei to strengthen their cooperation in information and communication technologies, the Chinese telecom giant announced on Friday.
Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State said his administration will continue its industrialisation drive, giving priority to Ibom deep seaport and industrial city projects in his second term.

Governor Emmanuel lists deep seaport, industrial city as second term priority projects

Governor Udom Emmanuel of Akwa Ibom State said his administration will continue its industrialisation drive, giving priority to Ibom deep seaport and industrial city projects in his second term.
Mr Babajide Sanwo-Olu was on Wednesday sworn-in as the 15th Governor of Lagos State at the Tarawa Balewa Square, TBS, on Lagos Island.

Lawmaker urges Governor Sanwo-Olu to concentrate on governance

The House of Representatives member-elect for Apapa Federal Constituency, Mufutau Egberongbe, has urged Governor Babatunde Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State to concentrate on governance and eschew politicking.
PRESIDENT MUHAMMADU BUHARI INAUGURATES BOARD MEMBERS OF THE NORTH-EAST DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION AT THE COUNCIL CHAMBER STATE HOUSE. PHOTO; SUNDAY AGHAEZE. MAY 8 2019 3

President Buhari promises to make police, judiciary more efficient

President Muhammadu Buhari said he would make police and judiciary more efficient in his second term in office.
President Muhammadu Buhari met with monarchs from the South-South at the State House in Abuja on Monday over Niger Delta security, economic development, infrastructure, environment and oil sector matters. 2

President Buhari: Pipeline vandals hurt people more than government

President Muhammadu Buhari met with monarchs from the South-South at the State House in Abuja on Monday over Niger Delta security, economic development, infrastructure, environment and oil sector matters.
President Muhammadu Buhari has arrived Abeokuta, Ogun state capital, to commission the project of Ibikunle Amosun, outgoing governor of the state.

President Buhari: Governor Amosun has done well for Ogun

President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday declared Governor Ibikunle Amosun has done well for himself and Ogun State.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

Group begs with Governor Obaseki to take over construction of road project from NDDC

Chief Gen Donben Donyegha, President South South Solidarity Movement, has pleaded with Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to take over the construction of the Udo Ufunama road in Ovia South West Local Government of the state from the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) which, he alleged has failed to make progress after over 10 years of commencing work on the road.
Oby Ezekwesili

Ex-minister Ezekwesili harps on importance of quality education

Former Minister of Education, Dr Oby Ezekwesili, on Thursday said quality and relevant education were necessary for transformation of a country
President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.

President Buhari congratulates India’s Narendra Modi on election victory

President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on their election victory.
Godwin Obaseki

Edo government warns Nigerians to beware of greedy politicians

Edo State Government has called Nigerians to disregard the schemes of a few greedy individuals who have been angling to corner the state’s resources for themselves through the dissemination of fake news and rumours in the media.
Abiola Ajimobi

Governor Ajimobi: I’m not owner of Technical University

Governor Abiola Ajimobi of Oyo State on Monday said that the The First Technical University, Ibadan, belonged to the state government wholly and not any individual, including himself.
The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

Downpour causes traffic gridlock in Lagos

The rain storm in Lagos on Monday resulted in many residents and motorists counting their losses as it caused traffic gridlock and wreaked havoc in many areas, damaging communication masts, electric poles and other infrastructure.

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Apapa gridlock forces Dangote’s firm to move operations

A subsidiary of Dangote Industries Limited, NASCON Allied Industries Plc, said it had shifted some of its operations away from Apapa to Oregun and Port Harcourt, in response to the gridlock in Apapa.
Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.

Governor Sanwo-Olu urges CITN to deepen taxation practice in Nigeria

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State has tasked the Chartered Institute of Taxation of Nigeria (CITN) to be proactive on deepening taxation practice in Nigeria.
The African Development Bank, AfDB, says it has approved a 70 million dollar loan for a road project in Ebonyi. The bank said on its website on Friday that it would provide $40 million, while its co-financier, the Africa Growing Together Fund (AGTF), would contribute $30 million for the project.

AfDB: Nigeria has potential to be Africa’s agricultural power

Dr Akinwumi Adesina, the President, African Development Bank (AfDB), says Nigeria has all it takes to be “a power house in food and agriculture” on the African continent.
The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Borno in need of additional 4,000 health personnel

The Borno chapter of Medical and Health Workers Union of Nigeria (MHWUN) says additional 4,000 health personnel were required for effective health services delivery in the existing health facilities in the state.

Catholic diocese targets 500 new business owners

The Catholic Diocese of Nnewi, Anambra State, says it is targeting to produce no fewer than 500 new business owners and entrepreneurs through its foundation, Assumption Foundation for Diocesan Empowerment (AFDE).