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Dancers, disc jockeys bemoan music ban at Lagos Trade Fair

Dancers and disc jockeys on Sunday decried the ban on the use of public address system and music gadgets at this year’s Lagos International Trade Fair.

Kaduna crisis: Nasir El-Rufai urges federal government to compensate 2011 victims to forestall bloodshed

Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai, has tasked the Federal Government to compensate victims of the 2011 post election violence in the state, to forestall similar crisis in the State.

Yemi Osinbajo: Bayelsa flood’s a monumental disaster

Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, on Friday, admitted that the flood disaster that has submerged several communities in Bayelsa State was monumental.

Boko Haram: 833 minors in Civilian JTF service disengaged

Eight hundred and thirty-three (833) minors formerly engaged by the young vigilance group, Civilian Joint Task Force (CJTF) in the ongoing counter-insurgency war in the North-east were on Friday disengaged.
UNDP donates school to Borno resettled community

UNDP donates school to Borno resettled community

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) has inaugurated a primary school at Ngwom resettled community in Mara Local Government Area of Borno.
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Flood: WHO steps up disease prevention efforts in Nigeria

The World Health Organisation says it is stepping up efforts to provide life-saving assistance, especially basic medical care, to flood victims in Nigeria to prevent disastrous epidemics.
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There has been a steady improvement in the security situation in the North East. We remain committed to ending the crisis and make the North East safe for all.

World Bank: Global waste could grow 70% as cities boom

Global waste could grow by 70 per cent by 2050 as urbanisation and populations rise, said the World Bank.

Governor Tambuwal commends USAID feed project, directs Ministries, MDAs to follow suit

Governor Aminu Waziri Tambuwal of Sokoto State has applauded the success of the intervention models introduced by the Feed the Future Nigeria Livelihoods project of the USAID in the state.

IPPAM: Nigeria may lose 11% GDP to climate change

The Institute for Public Policy Analysis and Management (IPPAM), on Thursday, said that by 2020, the country stands to lose 11 percent of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to climate change if an aggressive climate change policy is not put in place to sustain the social and economic development in the country.

Armed groups in South Sudan release more child soldiers released

No fewer than 200 children have been released by armed groups in South Sudan, the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF) has said.

Despite UN warnings, Myanmar vows early Rohingya return

Rohingya refugees will be allowed to return to Myanmar "as soon as possible", a minister said, despite a stillborn repatriation process and UN warnings that the safety of returnees could not be guaranteed.

Governor Shettima calls for expansion of anchor borrower scheme

Gov. Kashim Shettima of Borno, on Tuesday called for expansion of Anchor Borrower scheme, to enhance participation in the programme.

UNDP gives 300 houses to Borno community

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) Country Director, Samuel Bwalya, says the agency would, this month, deliver houses, a school and a health centre to Ngwom, Borno State after the havoc wreaked on the settlement by insurgents.

UN: 10m people need aid in Nigeria, other countries

No fewer than 10 million people require aid in Nigeria, Cameroon, Chad and Niger because of insecurity caused by Boko Haram insurgents.

Minister tasks wood dealers on environmental protection

The Minister of Environment, Malam Ibrahim Jibril, on Friday called on wood and allied dealers to protect the wild flora and fauna in the country, for a sustainable environment.

UNDP to donate houses, schools to displaced persons

The UN Development Programme (UNDP) is to donate houses, schools and health centres to the Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Ngwom, Borno state.

Ex-Rep Emeka Ihedioha flays Imo lawmakers for rejecting local govt autonomy bill

A former deputy speaker, House of Representatives, Hon. Emeka Ihedioha, has flayed members of the Imo State House of Assembly over their rejection of the proposed amendment bill seeking financial autonomy for local governments.

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Man in court over alleged theft of batteries

The Police in Lagos on Wednesday, arraigned 30-year-old Sode Elogy, at a Badagry Chief Magistrates’ Court over the alleged theft of 127 pieces of 100 amps motor batteries valued at N3,683,000.
Kano Pillars interim technical adviser Kabiru Baleria believes he is the right person to lead Sai Masu Gida to the glory.

Kabiru Baleria: I’m ready for Kano Pillars challenge

Kano Pillars interim technical adviser Kabiru Baleria believes he is the right person to lead Sai Masu Gida to the glory.

NNPC: Oil output to hit 1.8 million bpd in 2019

Nigeria will increase its oil production to 1.8 million barrels per day next year, Nigeria National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) Group Managing Director, Maikanti Baru, has declared.

Man docked for allegedly collecting N141,000 under false pretence

A 33-year-old man, Abolaji Abiodun, was on Wednesday arraigned in an Ota Magistrates’ Court in Ogun for allegedly collecting N141,000 under false pretence to supply building materials to one Tunde Emmanuel.

Mexico’s Enrique Pena Nieto accused as defense opens El Chapo trial

Drug baron Joaquin “El Chapo“ Guzman’s defense told his New York trial on Tuesday that his cartel bribed Mexican presidents, painting the absent co-defendant as a ruthless criminal who murdered in cold blood.