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NBA launches $300m AfDB fund for Niger Basin

The Niger Basin Authority (NBA) has launched a 300-million-dollar fund with the African Development Bank (AfDB) for technical and environmental studies to protect the basin from the consequences of climate change.

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Ondo Police arrest seven suspected robbers, recover arms

The Ondo State Police command has arrested seven armed robbery suspects reportedly terrorising the people of the state.

Two men jailed two years each for theft

An Upper Area Court, sitting in Kasuwan Nama in Jos, on Thursday sentenced Aminu Abubakar and Bashir Mohammed to two years imprisonment each for theft.

Eritrean troops withdraw from Ethiopia border

Eritrea has pulled troops back from the heavily militarized border with Ethiopia as a “gesture of reconciliation” with its giant neighbor and long-time foe, the pro-government Eritrean Press agency said on its Facebook page.

INEC extends voter registration time to weekends, public holidays

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday announced the inclusion of weekends and public holidays as word days of its personnel in ongoing Continuous Voter Registration (CVR).