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Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, disclosed this on Monday via Twitter.

Minister orders aviation agencies to relocate to Abuja within 45 days

Barely a year after the Ministry of Aviation debunked the claim that it ordered the relocation of agencies’ headquarters to the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja, the Ministry has once again directed the parastatals to move their corporate headquarters to the capital city.
The House of Representatives is calling for the postponement of the National Sports Festival scheduled to hold next week in Edo State.

House of Reps advocates special intervention fund for airlines, aviation agencies

The House of Representa­tives has called on the Fed­eral Government to approve special intervention fund for the country’s indigenous air­line and aviation agencies in the sector following the neg­ative impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in the industry.
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Heavy rain storm destroys properties in Calabar

Heavy rain which started by 9:45 p.m., in Calabar on Saturday, March 21, has destroyed property and power installations in some parts of the state.
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NiMet: Nigerians should brace up for increase in temperature

NiMet’s weather outlook released on Tuesday in Abuja predicted the temperature of Yelwa and Jalingo as high as 40 degrees Celsius.
Mr Mustapha Maihaja, Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says that the country’s level of preparedness remained key to reducing the impact of disasters in the country.

Preparedness key to disaster management – NEMA chief

Mr Mustapha Maihaja, Director General, National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA), says that the country’s level of preparedness remained key to reducing the impact of disasters in the country.
Lagos State Deputy Governor, Dr. Obafemi Hamzat, has called on religious bodies to utilize the pulpit to engage Nigerians on moral living and attitudes that will rebuild the nation and the youths..

Lagosians urged not to dump waste in drainages

Lagos State deputy governor, Dr Kadri Obafemi Hamzat, on Sunday enjoined Lagosians to desist from dumping their wastes into the drainage channels in order to avoid flooding as rain commences.

UNILORIN to host NiMET’s regional centre for excellence in weather studies

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMET) has concluded arrangements to establish Regional Centers of Excellence in Meteorological Research in the six geopolitical zones of the country with the University of Ilorin hosting that of the North Central.

Nigeria to open six regional meteorological research centres

The Nigerian Meteorological Agency, NiMET, has concluded arrangements to establish Regional Centre of Excellence in Meteorological Research in the six geo-political zones of the country with the University of Ilorin hosting that of the North Central.

NIMET donates weather equipment to UNILORIN

The Nigeria Meteorological Agency (NIMET) has donated equipment for weather data collection to the Department of Geography and Environmental Management, University of Ilorin.
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2020: NiMet warns disaster managers to prepare for excess rainfall events

Nigerian Meteorological Agency (NiMet), has warned disaster managers in the country to fully prepare for possible high-intensity rainfall events in 2020.

Minister inaugurates committee to review effect of rainfall

Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika, Monday inaugurated an inter-ministerial committee, charged with the responsibility of reviewing from 2015 to 2018 the impact of seasonal rainfall prediction, SRP, of the Nigerian Metrological Agency, NIMET, on the nation’s food security.

ICPC: Education, health, justice ministries rank low in ‘ethics, integrity compliance’

In a recent report titled “Ethics and Integrity Compliance Scorecard on 108 MDAs,” the anti-graft agency evaluated Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) in the areas of Management Culture and Structure (MCS), Financial Management Systems (FMS) and Administrative Systems (AS) to see how they fared in ethical conducts as public institutions.
The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), said more than one million smallholders farmers had access to finance through its Anchor Borrowers Programme.

Farmers worry over changing rainfall pattern

Some farmers in Jigawa have expressed worry over this year’s changing rainfall pattern and the adverse effect on the farming season.
Gov. Ifeanyi Okowa of Delta has sent a N27.9 billion supplementary budget for 2019 to the State House of Assembly for approval, increasing the initial budget figure of N390 billion to N417.9 billion.

Rising number of flood victims in IDP camps worries Delta governor

The Delta State Government has raised an alarm over the increasing number of flood victims at the Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps in the state.

NiMet predicts thunderstorms, rains for Saturday

NiMet’s weather outlook on Friday in Abuja predicted partly cloudy to cloudy condition over the Northern states with day and night temperatures of 31 to 40 degree Celsius and 19 to 24 degree Celsius respectively.
Governor Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State has assured industrialists in the state of his administration’s readiness to put an end to the deplorable state of road network affecting manufacturers and other road users in the state.

Government issues 24-hour ultimatum to occupants of dilapidated buildings

The Ogun government on Saturday sealed off two dilapidated buildings in Abeokuta and ordered occupants of the houses to move out within 24 hours.
Nnolim Nnaji

Reopening Abuja airport’s second runway overdue – Reps member

Chairman of House of Representatives Committee on Aviation, Nnolim Nnaji, has said work should be reopened on the protracted Abuja Airport’s second runway.
The member representing Ohaji-Egbema-Oguta-Oru West, Kingsley Uju, leading a team of NEMA officials to a flood disaster in his constituency. 1

NEMA warns Imo communities over imminent flood

The National Emergency Management Agency, NEMA, yesterday, warned about four communities in Imo State to immediately relocate to avoid being taken over by flood.

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Presidential panel grills four EFCC sectional heads

The Justice Ayo Salami-led presidential investigation panel probing corrupt allegations levelled against the suspended Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Ibrahim Magu, on Tuesday grilled four-unit heads of the commission.

Lagos assemblymen go for coronavirus tests, fumigate complex

The Lagos State House of Assembly has directed all lawmakers to go for COVID-19 test following the death of the Chairman, House Committee on Information, Strategy and Security, Tunde Braimoh.
President of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Mr Ayuba Wabba

Labour hails Nigerian government for remitting N7.45 billion workers’ retirement benefits

The Nigeria Labour Congress has commended the Federal Government for remitting N7.45 billion accrued rights and benefits into the retirement savings accounts of federal retirees covering April and May 2019.

Chris Okotie: Online church service unbiblical

Pastor of the Household of God Church International Ministries in the Oregun area of Lagos State, Reverend Chris Okotie, says online church service, which has become the order of the day due to the COVID-19 pandemic, is unscriptural.

Nigerian Breweries donates palliatives to journalists in Imo

The Nigerian Breweries Plc on Tuesday donated food items, sanitiser and drinks to members of the Correspondent Chapel of the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) in Imo.