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AKK gas pipeline: President Buhari’s big infrastructure push

One of the big promises made by President Muhammadu Buhari in his campaign for Nigeria’s presidency is the Ajaokuta-Abuja-Kaduna-Kano (AKK) gas pipeline project.
Nigeria may face another $2.3bn fine in arbitration in France over an alleged breach of contract on Mambilla Hydroelectric project.

House of Reps: Mambilla hydropower project only on papers

The Chairman, House of Representatives, Committee on Power, Hon Magaji Da’u Aliyu, has said the over 40 years old Mambilla Hydro-Power project only existed on papers because there was nothing on ground to show that the project has commenced before the coming of this administration.

Nigerian Army vows to frustrate elements against peaceful elections

The Nigerian Army says it is poised to work with other security agencies to frustrate plans by unscrupulous elements working with foreign collaborators to disrupt peaceful conduct of the general elections.

Minister Fashola tasks construction experts on conflict resolution

The Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Mr Bababtunde Fashola, has advised construction experts to tailor international laws that suit Nigeria’s needs to reduce conflicts in project execution for economic growth.

2019: APC Northeast governors, lawmakers strategise on how to defeat Atiku Abubakar

Leaders of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in the six North-east states, led by their state governors and National Assembly members, met in Bauchi on Saturday to strategise for what they called a total victory for their presidential candidate in the 2019 general elections, Muhammadu Buhari.

Lai Mohammed: Federal government earmarks $1.3 billion to fund five critical projects

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, says the Federal Government has earmarked 1.3 billion dollars to fund five critical projects across the country.
President Buhari and President Xi Jinping

President Buhari’s $10 billion harvest from China

Heads of State, Governments and delegations from 52 African countries, including Nigeria and the People’s Republic of China met in Beijing, under the auspices of the Forum on China and Africa Cooperation (FOCAC).

Daura APC commends federal government strides on sectoral reforms

The Daura zonal office of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Katsina state has commended the giant strides of the Federal Government on security, agriculture and youth empowerment programmes.
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NiMet predicts rains, thunderstorms on Tuesday

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet) has predicted prospects of thunderstorms and rains over the central states such as Bida, Mambila Plateau, Makurdi, Minna, Ilorin and Lafia axis on Tuesday morning.

My family forced me into marriage – Woman tells court

A woman, Maimuna Mohammed, on Wednesday begged a Mararaba Upper Area Court in Nasarawa State to dissolve her marriage to her husband, Saidu, for alleged violence and irresponsible behaviour.

My husband not my choice – Woman tells court

A housewife, Maimuna Mohammed, on Wednesday begged a Mararaba Upper Area Court, in Nasarawa State, to dissolve her marriage to Saidu for alleged violence and irresponsible behaviour.

Killings: Coalition accuses presidency, northern governors of insensitivity

The Coalition of Northern Groups (CNG) has said the continued killings in parts of Nigeria particularly the recent one in Mambilla Plateau of Taraba State while president Muhammadu Buhari was attending a wedding in Kano was a betrayal of peoples trust.

20 feared killed, 300 cows stolen in fresh Mambilla violence

About 20 persons have been feared killed and 300 cows stolen following a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence on the Mambilla Plateau in Sardauna Local Government Area of Taraba State, local officials and residents said on Sunday.

JNI criticises CAN over statements on herdsmen violence

The Jama’atu Nasril Islam, JNI, has strongly criticised the leadership of the Christian Association of Nigeria over a statement by the latter’s spokesperson.

Emir Sanusi’s comments on Taraba clashes most unfortunate – Governor Ishaku

Governor Darius Ishaku of Taraba State has denied the allegations by the Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi, that there was genocide against Fulani herdsmen by some political leaders, especially in Taraba, claiming that these killings were causing anxiety.

Federal govt urged to declare state of emergency in Benue, Taraba

Coalition of Civil Society Groups for Peace and Security, CCGPS, yesterday urged the Federal Government to declare state of emergency in Benue, Taraba and any other state where the governor, as the Chief Security officer wilfully allows the security situation to degenerate to the point where mass murder take place.

House of Reps commence debate on 2018 budget

The House of Representatives on Tuesday commenced debate on general principles of the 2018 Appropriation Bill as issues regarding the non-implementation of Zonal‎ Intervention projects in 2017 appropriation were highlighted.

Osinbajo takes over fed govt’s team in talks with ASUU

President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday appointed Vice President Yemi Osinbajo to lead the Federal Government’s team to negotiate with the striking Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) to facilitate the resolution of some of the contentious issues.

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Although there were signs even during childhood that God would use him, Pastor Enoch Adejare Adeboye, the General Overseer of the Reedeemed Christian Church of God, RCCG was not born a saint.

Pastor Adeboye donates N20 million to support Osun coronavirus relief package

The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has made another donation of N20 million to Osun State government to support its effort to cushion the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Osun residents.

Family denies tanker driver access to family house in Niger

Fear grips a family in Limawa area of Minna in Niger as they denied a family member access to the family compound over fear that he had contracted the Coronavirus Disease.
“There is absolutely no credible evidence of a link between 5G and coronavirus,” the UK’s department of Digital, Culture, Media, and Sport (DCMS) tweeted, noting that “inaccurate information” was being spread online about 5G.

UK debunks 5G-coronavirus link after conspiracy theorists burn cell tower

While there’s zero factual support for a conspiracy theory linking the COVID-19 virus to 5G cellular technology — and the scientific community has concluded that 5G is safe — the UK government was forced today to explicitly address the topic after arsonists burned down a cell tower over 5G, and used Facebook to encourage others to follow suit.
Antonio Guterres

UN commends Nigeria over coronavirus response

The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well.

Skype creates link-based calling without requiring the app or an account

Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.