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Many rendered homeless, several houses submerged in Niger flood – agency

Several houses have been submerged and many people rendered homeless following flood from rainfall in the early hours of Saturday in Minna township, Niger State.
Nasarawa State Governor, Abdullahi A. Sule

Nasarawa government to build 100mw coal plant

Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State has promised to utilise the coal deposit in Obi Local Government Area to build a 100-megawatt electricity power plant.
Hon Mai Mala Buni

Floods destroy 300 houses in Yobe

No fewer than 300 houses and several farmlands have been destroyed by devastating floods in Ngalda, Yobe, newsmen reports.

Flood: SEMA, stakeholders visit flood prone areas in Kaduna

State Emergency Management Agency(SEMA) and various stakeholders on Wednesday visited flood prone areas within the Kaduna metropolis to plan new ways of mitigating floods in the state.

Flood sacks over 1,000 residents in llorin

Heavy flood accompanied rainfall that lasted over three hours, had rendered over 1,000 residents of Odota area in llorin, the Kwara State capital, homeless.

Lagos declares zero tolerance on operators of illegal abattoirs

Lagos State Government on Wednesday declared zero tolerance on operators of illegal abattoirs/slaughter slabs, waste mismanagement and unhygienic handling of meat in the state.
The Ogun State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has distributed relief materials to rainstorm victims in Ijebu Igbo in Ijebu North Local Government Area of the state.

Rainstorm victims receive relief materials in Ijebu North

The Ogun State Emergency Management Agency (SEMA), in collaboration with the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), has distributed relief materials to rainstorm victims in Ijebu Igbo in Ijebu North Local Government Area of the state.

HYPREP: 95 per cent Ogonis involved in Ogoniland clean-up

The Hydrocarbon Pollution Remediation Project (HYPREP) on Monday assured indigent Ogoni people of their full participation in the ongoing clean-up of oil impacted Ogoni communities in Rivers.
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: Plant a tree to celebrate memorable events

Gov. Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos State on Sunday urged residents to plant trees to celebrate memorarable events to ensure safer, greener environments and to save the planet from further destruction.

Stakeholders: Why Kogi can’t manage flood disasters

Stakeholders in emergency and disaster management say Kogi lacks the human power, skills, finance and equipment to effectively and adequately manage flood disasters which have become a perennial problem in the state.

Governor Tambuwal appoints former Sultanate counsellor as information commissioner

Governor Aminu Tambuwal of Sokoto State has appointed a former Sultanate Counsellor, Alhaji Isah Bajini Galadanci, as the State Commissioner for Information.
Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Friday told officials of the Lagos State Traffic Management Authority, LASTMA not to spare anyone who violated traffic laws, even if it was his brother.

Lagos: No restriction of movement on June 29

The Lagos State Government says that its decision of no restriction of movement on the last Saturday of June or any other month still stands.
Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki

CSOs: Nigeria leading Africa in climate change mitigation efforts

Some Civil Society Organisations, CSOs, including Climate and Sustainable Development Network of Nigeria, CSDevNet and Pan African Climate Justice, PACJA, say Nigeria is placed in the forefront of leading efforts in Africa to mitigate the effect of climate change.
Bala Mohammed

Governor Mohammed, 17 Bauchi lawmakers submit assets declaration form

Former Reds star Danny Murphy believes Liverpool are not in danger of losing in-form forward Sadio Mane to Real Madrid despite apparent interest from the Spanish giants.

DPR issues license to establish Ajaokuta LNG Project

The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) has issued a License to Establish (LTE) for the Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) facility in Ajaokuta, Kogi State.
Roseline Konya

Rivers government sets up technical committee to tackle soot

Rivers State government has set up technical committee to implement the recommendations of the scientific committee established to investigate the prevalence of soot, in a move to finally resolve the challenge facing the state.
Muhammadu Buhari-1

President Buhari declines assent to two more bills

President Muhammadu Buhari has once again declined assent to two more bills passed by the National Assembly and forwarded to him for his signature.

N1 billion contract debt: Central bank, 14 banks deny overseeing Imo’s account

The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) and 14 other banks out of the 17 ordered by an FCT High Court to show cause why plea for garnishee of alleged accounts operated by Imo Government should not be made absolute, had denied overseeing the state’s accounts.

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NSE indices record 0.21 percent loss

The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) market indices shed 0.21 per cent due to loses in some blue chips.
The team’s General Manager, Musa Adamu revealed that the team had to wait for the NBBF President, Musa Kida to return from Senegal where he went to cheer the D’Tigress to their fourth African title.

FIBA World Cup: D’Tigers departs for China on loan

The Men’s senior National Basketball Team will tonight leave for China for the final phase of their 2019 FIBA World Cup preparations.
The Federal High Court Abuja, on Monday, refused to grant a request stopping President Muhammadu Buhari from inaugurating the 43 ministerial nominees over the exclusion of an FCT indigene from the cabinet list.

Pass all requests for meetings with me through Abba Kyari – President Buhari tells ministers

President Muhammadu Buhari on Tuesday told incoming ministers that all requests for meetings with him should pass through his chief of staff, Abba Kyari.
Tukur Buratai

COAS: Nigerian Army ready to enhance local capacity in logistics provision

The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-Gen. Tukur Buratai, has expressed the readiness of Nigerian Army to enhance local capacity in providing logistics for its operations.
Omoyele Sowore

#RevolutionNow: Court refuses to release Omoyele Sowore

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