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The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has said its members had increased their initial production of 200,000 metric tons to 300,000 metric tons for 2020, as they target to bring about 300,000 farmers on board.

Cotton farmers target 300,000MT in 2020

The National Cotton Association of Nigeria (NACOTAN) has said its members had increased their initial production of 200,000 metric tons to 300,000 metric tons for 2020, as they target to bring about 300,000 farmers on board.
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Christian lawyers kick against social media bill

Christian lawyers in Nigeria have kicked against the Federal Government’s move to regulate the social media, saying it is an attempt to muzzle freedom of speech.
Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have urged individuals and group to desist from protesting at the Headquarters of Department of State Services (DSS) to avoid breach of national security.

Protest at DSS headquarters ‘breach of national security’ – CSOs

Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) have urged individuals and group to desist from protesting at the Headquarters of Department of State Services (DSS) to avoid breach of national security.
Yerima Shettima

Edo crisis: Governor Obaseki should stand firm, fight, defeat Adams Oshiomhole – Arewa youth...

Yerima Shettima, National President, Arewa Youth Consultative Forum (AYCF), has advised Governor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State to stand firm and fight Adams Oshiomhole, national chairman of All Progressives Congress (APC).
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Ghana trade union shuts down more Nigerian-owned businesses

Ghana Union of Traders Association (GUTA) has launched more attacks on businesses belonging to Nigerians in the country.
The National Commercial Tricycle and Motorcycle Owners and Riders Association (NACTOMORAS), FCT chapter, has called for more government support to boost transport system in the teritory.

Restriction: Tricycle operators protest in Abuja as FCTA begins mass arrest

The jobs of 40,000 operators of tricycles (popularly known as keke) in Abuja would be under serious threat as the Federal Capital Territory Administration begins mass arrest of those who fail to comply with the restriction order and ban from the city.
A pregnant woman, the proprietor of the nursery-Primary school and 19 others, including no fewer than 12 pupils died in the collapsed building at Massey Street, Itafaji on Lagos Island on Wednesday, witnesses and hospital sources said.

Building collapse: Experts call for state of emergency

Following the increase in cases of building collapse, professionals in the built environment have asked the Lagos State Government to declare a state of emergency in distressed buildings across the state.

Plateau killings: Berom want Senator Gyang’s apology for begging Hausa Fulani

A group under the aegis of Berom Political Frontiers in Plateau State has urged the senator representing Plateau North in the National Assembly, Sen. Istifanus Gyang, to tender an unreserved apology to the Berom nation for begging killer herdsmen on the perennial attacks suspected to have been carried by the Fulani in Plateau North.

South East group seeks IPAC’s support for 2023 presidential slot

A group, South-East for President 2023 Abuja chapter, has urged the Inter-Party Advisory Council of Nigeria (IPAC) to support the region’s quest to produce the next President of Nigeria.

Group secures release of two inmates in Nasarawa

The Lafia chapter of Ame Wo Ba Eggon (AWBE), a youth cultural group, on Friday secured the release of two inmates serving their jail terms at Wamba Correctional Centre.

NNPC promises abundance of petroleum products for yuletide

The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), has revealed that it has made adequate preparations for the yuletide saying petroleum products will be in abundance across the nation.
The Niger Delta Youth Council (NDYC) has condemned protests against the newly appointed Board members of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC).

Ijaw group urges President Buhari to return NDDC chairmanship To Delta

A Niger Delta socio-political pressure group, Ijaw People’s Development Initiative (IPDI), on Wednesday lent its voice to the demand of several other organisations in the region that the chairmanship position of the newly appointed board of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) should be headed by someone from Delta State and not Edo.

Confusion in Ogun NYCN as alleged NSCDC officer wins chairmanship seat

Confusion and uncertainty trailed the outcome of the Saturday election into the executive positions of the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ogun state chapter, as the presumed winner of the Chairmanship seat, Abduljabar Ayelagbe, was absent during the swearing-in ceremony of the elected officers.

Governor Ortom: I have dismantled devils in Benue government house

Gov Samuel Ortom of Benue said on Sunday in Makurdi that he had dismantled all negative tendencies often believed to deter progress in the Government House and the state.

IPDI: It’s abnormal to‘ve northerners on NDDC board

The Ijaw Peoples Development Initiative, IPDI, a rights group, has described as strange the inclusion of Northern representatives on the board of Niger Delta Development Commission, NDDC, saying since North is not part of Niger Delta region, Federal Government should immediately delist them.

Furore as ‘NSCDC officer’ battles for NYCN chairmanship seat

Crisis brews at the National Youth Council of Nigeria (NYCN), Ogun State chapter over allegation that a member of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC); Mr Abduljabar Ayelagbe, has put himself forward as candidate for the chairmanship seat in the state.
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Workers celebrate sack of tribunal chairman

Workers at the Investment and Security Tribunal, IST, on Friday gathered in their office in Abuja, the Federal Capital Territory to celebrate and thank God for the exit of former Executive Chairman of the organisation, Barrister Isaiah Ako.
President Muhammadu Buhari has described the death of retired Deputy Inspector General of Police, Muhammadu Danmadami as a great loss to the country.

Lagos Trade Fair: President Buhari urges Nigerian to patronise locally-made products

President Muhammadu Buhari on Friday declared the 2019 edition of the Lagos International Trade Fair open, reiterating that Nigerians should continue to patronise locally-made products and services to grow the nation’s economy.

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Group urges southeast governors to fulfill electioneering promises

The Ndigbo Unity Forum (NUF), a pan-Igbo socio-political pressure group, has called on the South-East governor to fulfill their electioneering promises made to the people.

Yahaya Bello reelected as Kogi governor

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has declared incumbent Governor Yahaya Bello winner of the 2019 governorship election in Kogi state.
Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.

Jubilation in Bayelsa as APC supporters storm major roads

Supporters of the All Progressives Congress (APC) in Bayelsa State on Monday stormed major streets of Yenagoa, the state capital, to celebrate the victory of their party in Saturday’s election.
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Federal university begs abductors to release it kidnapped lecturer after three months

Barely three months after the abduction of a Lecturer with the Federal University Dutsin-Ma, FUDMA, in Katsina State, Abubakar Idris, the management of the university has appealed to the abductors to release its staff from his captivity.
Isoko people under the auspices of Isoko Ethnic Nationality Movement, IENM, weekend, described Deputy President of the Nigerian Senate, Senator Ovie Omo-Agege as God’s special gift to Deltans.

Bayelsa election: Senator Omo-Agege congratulates Governor-elect David Lyon

The Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege, has congratulated the Bayelsa Governor-Elect, David Lyon on his victory in the Nov. 16 governorship election.