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Minister Lokpobiri tasks farmers on modern farming system

The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.

Minister: Hydro-power to generate 19,000 MW

The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.

NHIS urges health workers to treat patients with respect

National Health Insurance Scheme on Tuesday urged health workers to treat patients with respect and dignity in order to ease access to healthcare.
1 President Buhari departs Abuja on a 3 day Official Visit to the Netherlands on 15th July 2018

2019 Election will be walk over for President Buhari – APC Chieftain

A chieftain of the All Progressive Congress (APC), Engr. Kailani Mohammad, in Kaduna has said, all efforts to pull down President Muhammadu Buhari ahead of the 2019 general elections will not succeed, stressing that, the presidential election will just be a walk over for the incumbent president and the party.
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Don: Nigeria can generate $1 billion from biotechnology

A United States-based Nigerian Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Prof. Diuto Esiobu, has urged Nigerians to embrace biotechnology certification, saying it will boost the economy and generate at least $1bn in the near future.

Federal government to unveil logo, name of new national airline Wednesday

The Nigerian government will unveil the name and logo of the new national airline on Wednesday.
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Iceland’s World Cup coach Heimir Hallgrimsson steps down

Iceland coach Heimir Hallgrimsson stepped down on Tuesday, a few weeks after leading the tiny nation at its first World Cup.

ExxonMobil Lagos headquarters shut by protesting workers

The Lagos headquarters of ExxonMobil has been shut down by the company’s workers’ unions over the alleged dismissal of 860 security personnel without entitlement.
Ahmed Idris, the Accountant-General of the Federation (AGF)

Federal government announces date to begin enrolment of military personnel on IPPIS

The federal government has concluded arrangements to begin the enrolment of all military personnel on the Integrated Personnel and Payroll Information System (IPPIS), scheme from July 30.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo

Vice President Osinbajo calls for reduction in cement price

Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday called for a reduction in cement price, while inaugurating the 350 million dollars BUA Cement Plant at Kalambaina, Sokoto State.

Court order Attorney-General, Prisons to produce 32 MASSOB detainees

A Magistrate Court, in Enugu North Magisterial District, Tuesday, ordered the Attorney-General of Enugu State and the Nigeria Prisons Service to produce members of Movement for the Actualization of Sovereign State of Biafra (MASSOB) incarcerated since May 24.
Mauritian President Ameenah Gurib-Fakim

Ex-Mauritius President arrives Nigeria for Murtala Muhammed Foundation’s Women Forum

The former President of Mauritius, Prof. Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, is expected to arrive the country on Wednesday for the 3rd edition of the Murtala Muhammed Foundation (MMF) 2018 Women in Development Enterprise Across African Programme and Power Lunch.

Oghenekaro Etebo: I turned down Premier League clubs to join Stoke City

Nigeria midfielder, Oghenekaro Etebo, has revealed that he turned down Premier League interest this summer before opting to join English Championships club, Stoke City.
Chris Giwa with his NFF executive members at the Glass House today

Chris Giwa: FIFA has not written to NFF over ban threat

Chief Chris Giwa, President, Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), has said that FIFA, the world soccer governing body, has not communicated its ban threat to the NFF.

Nigeria to host 2021 WAFU Cup of Nations

Nigeria have been confirmed as the hosts of the 2021 edition of the WAFU Cup of Nations.

Ekiti guber: Vote buying detrimental to Nigeria’s democracy – Accord chieftain

A former governorship aspirant and chieftain of Accord Party (AP) in Ogun State, Omooba Segun Adewale, has decried the alleged vote buying in the just concluded Ekiti governorship election, describing the development as “worrisome and detrimental to Nigeria’s democracy”.

President Buhari transmits 2019 election budget to Senate

Nigeria will need N254 billion (N254,445,322,600) to prosecute the 2019 general election, a letter sent by President Muhammadu Buhari to the Senate has indicated. The letter sought the approval of the sum which will be drawn from the 2018 and 2019 budgets.
Nigerians in Russia

Federal government to send plane to repatriate scammed Nigerians in Russia – envoy

The Nigerian government will send a plane to repatriate the 200 defrauded Nigerian citizens currently stranded in Russia.

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Minister Lokpobiri tasks farmers on modern farming system

The minister stated this when he received a delegation from the Africa-Asia Rural Development Organisation (AARDO) led by Secretary General of the Organisation, Eng. Wassfi Hassan El Sreihin in his office in Abuja.

Minister: Hydro-power to generate 19,000 MW

The Federal Government said that electricity generation from hydro sources could reach 19,000 megawatts if fully harnessed.
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Back in Washington, Donald Trump under pressure to reverse course on Russia

President Donald Trump found himself isolated and under pressure to reverse course Tuesday after publicly challenging the US intelligence conclusion that Russia meddled in the 2016 election during his face-to-face with Vladimir Putin.

Bayelsa IGR hits N1 billion mark

The Chairman of the Bayelsa State Board of Internal Revenue (BIR), Ayawei Nimbofa, has attributed the rise in Bayelsa’s monthly internally generated revenue above N1billion mark to deployment of electronic collection system.
Former US President Barack Obama

Barack Obama: French World Cup victors show triumph of diversity

Former US president Barack Obama on Tuesday singled out the African heritage of many players in France’s World Cup-winning football team in a speech paying tribute to Nelson Mandela.