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ONDO state police command has confirmed that the explosion was caused when a truck conveying explosives to a quarry company in Edo state exploded at the airport junction area.

Ondo explosion: Minister to announce NASRDA’s findings

The National Space Research and Development Agency, NASRDA, is investigating the cause of the blast that led to destruction of no fewer than 100 houses in Eleyowo village on the Akure-Owo highway near the Akure Airport, Ondo State and will soon make its findings public, the Agency’s head of media and corporate communications, Mr. Felix Ale told this magazine on Monday.
The Acting Inspector General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has ordered vehicular restriction from 6am – 6pm tomorrow 16 February during the election.

Police chief sets up special investigations team on Ondo explosion

The Inspector-General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu has set-up a Special Investigation Team to unravel the immediate and remote cause of the unfortunate tragic explosion that occurred at Ogbese near Akure, the Ondo State Capital on Friday, 27th March 2020.
The Minister of Mines and Steel Development, Olamilekan Adegbite, on Tuesday said the Federal Government had been able to recover 25 sites from 2007 that the programme started.

Federal government, Russia sign MOU on geoscience data

The Federal Government has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Trade and Investment of the Russian Federation, in Sochi Russia.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Federal government discovers high quality platinum mineral in Niger

The Federal Government says it has discovered high quality of platinum group elements in a village in Niger.
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Federal government refute reports of earth tremor in Abuja

The Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA), has refuted reports of another earth tremor at Mpape community in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).
The Federal Capital Territory (FCT) administration has raised alarm over rising cases of insecurity and vandalism in the territory. Abuja

Ministry: Earth tremors frequent in FCT, uncomfortable

Federal Government on Tuesday confirmed that the earth tremors observed in parts of the Federal Capital Territory (FCT) was becoming more frequent than expected, describing the development as uncomfortable.
Alex Nwegbu

Earth tremor: Federal government installs seismometers in Abuja

The Federal Government, on Tuesday, said it has installed no fewer than four seismometers in four strategic areas in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), with a view to curbing future earth tremor.
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Another earth tremor hits Abuja

Confirming the incident, the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA) said the intensity of the shake was about 3.0 on the Mercalli Intensity Scale.
Minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bwari

Abubakar Bwari commissions core drilling rigs in Abuja

The minister of State for Mines and Steel Development, Abubakar Bawa Bwari, yesterday in Abuja commissioned a pair of high capacity core drilling rigs meant to be used in generating geological data in the premises of the Nigerian Geological Survey Agency (NGSA).

Federal government purchases earthquake monitoring equipment

The Federal Government has spent N50million to procure Earthquake Monitoring Seismograms to enable it fully monitor ground disturbances in Nigeria.
Alex Nwegbu

Abuja tremor: Federal government acquires six earthquake monitoring equipments

Following the recent earth tremor that hit residents in Abuja, the Federal Government, yesterday, said it has acquired 6 sets of earthquake monitoring equipments and assured that there was no cause for alarm.

NDDC completes two road projects at FUTO as Nsima Ekere bags honorary doctorate degree

The Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC) has completed two road intervention projects at the Federal University of Technology, Owerri (FUTO), Imo State, in the last one year.

Minister Kayode Fayemi tasks new board members on challenges

Dr Kayode Fayemi, the Minister of Mines and Steel Development, has charged newly inaugurated board members of Agencies and Parastatals under the ministry to address the challenges undermining the growth of the sector.

APC South Africa commends President Buhari over boards appointment

The All Progressives Congress (APC), South Africa chapter, on Sunday, commended President Muhammadu Buhari on the constitution of the Governing Boards of Agencies and Parastatals.

Presidency defends board appointment list

The Presidency says there is nothing “scandalous or extraordinary’’ in the inclusion of the names of some dead persons in the list of appointments into boards of some agencies released on Friday.

Dead persons: SERAP asks President Buhari to withdraw board appointments

According to the organization, “Taking partisan politics out of the appointments to boards of agencies and parastatals is one surest way for Buhari to show that his government is truly one of change, that would do things differently from successive governments that apparently handed out board appointments to reward party members, supporters and cronies.”

Board appointment: Nobody is above mistake – Senator Okpozo’s wife

Wife of late leader of the All Progressives Congress in Delta State, Mrs. Anna Okpozo, said people should stop blaming President Muhammadu Buhari over the appointment of her late husband, Senator Francis Okpozo, in the recent board appointment saying no body is above mistake.

Sacked ex-Reps member Herman Hembe appointed MINLS board chairman

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed Herman Hembe, a sacked lawmaker, as the board chairman of the Michael Imoudo National Institute for Labour Studies (MINLS).

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